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Work for the Trussell Trust and help us change lives.

4 in 5 food bank users go hungry multiple times a year and over half the children helped by food banks over the summer holiday months are primary school age. If you feel outraged by these facts and have a passion to help us change this, then keep reading.

The Trussell Trust has restructured over the past year to ensure we can reach more people in need and meet the growing demand for our support and services. It’s an exciting time to be joining this fast-growing charity as many of our roles are brand new and we’re looking for the right person to fill each one and make it their own. You’ll have the drive and determination to work with the team with a great can-do attitude.

If you feel you have the required passion, energy and enthusiasm to help us bring an end to poverty and hunger, then you’re on your way to becoming part of something that will make a real difference to people’s lives.

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Retail Sales Assistant: Dorset

Dorset Shops
Permanent, 30 hours per week (must be flexible and available Mon –Sat, incl. some evenings & weekends)
£ £9 per hour plus benefits

The Trussell Trust operates a portfolio of shops across Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset. These shops not only generate income to support the work of the charity, but also provide meaningful volunteering opportunities to people of all backgrounds.

We’re looking for a positive, driven, confident and self-motivated individual with a passion for charity retail to become a part of the team in our busy shops in Dorset.

The Assistant provides efficient and effective assistance to the Shop Manager in the daily running of The Trussell Trust shops. Your primary goal will be to provide first class customer service while promoting the vision of the charity, maximising sales by creating creative and enticing displays and working alongside our volunteers.

If this sounds like you and you are passionate about the work of The Trussell Trust, we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

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We will contact you in due course once we receive your completed application online.

We reserve the right to close the role at any time depending on the number of applicants we receive.

Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.

If you have any difficulties completing your application using the online portal, please do call 01722 580209 and we will do what we can to help you

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Support Officer (Devon & Cornwall)

The role will be home based with extensive travel across Devon & Cornwall
15 hours a week - 3 month contract
£ £13,182 per annum plus benefits (£32,995 full time equivalent salary)

As a Support Officer, you will work closely with a network of food banks as they deliver essential help to local people in severe crisis. You will help food bank charities strengthen and broaden their practice, sharing expertise and initiatives that add value to food banks’ reach and impact. In particular, you will help food banks reach beyond emergency food to deliver additional services that help lift clients out of poverty. You will also act as the regional point of contact for a highly regarded and dynamic charity at the forefront of addressing and challenging poverty in the UK.

About you:

You will have excellent communication skills, and will be able to relate confidently to people of all walks of life with empathy and ease. You will be organised and be able to juggle competing priorities, often under time pressure. You will be an enthusiastic networker, skilled at negotiating benefits and support from external partners which will help the food banks in your region to thrive and succeed at every level.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you as we work together to stop UK hunger.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12 noon on Thursday 30 May 2019. We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 10 June 2019.

Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.

If you have any difficulties completing your application using the online portal, please do call 01722 580209 and we will do what we can to help you

For more information about this role, please download the Applicant Information Pack.

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Personal Assistant to the Director of Fundraising

Salisbury
25 hours a week - 1 year contract to cover Maternity leave
£ £16,000 pro rata p.a. plus benefits (£24,000 full time equivalent salary)

This is a challenging and busy role working side by side with the Director of Fundraising. The Personal Assistant will be responsible for providing high level support to help achieve our strategic goals.

About you:

You will have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role providing administrative support at a senior level and be comfortable working autonomously across multiple tasks with a high degree of self-management and personal organisation. You will have excellent communication skills, demonstrating good interpersonal skills and ensure your written communication is succinct and convincing.

You will be proficient and confident using all MS applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and have good knowledge of social media.

If this sounds like you and you are passionate about the work of The Trussell Trust, we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12 noon on Monday 3 June 2019. We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 10 June 2019 in Salisbury.

Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.

If you have any difficulties completing your application using the online portal, please do call 01722 580209 and we will do what we can to help you

For more information about this role, please download the Applicant Information Pack.

To apply for this role please click on the button below and then follow the instructions given.

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