Jobs and Volunteer Roles

Work for the Trussell Trust and help us change lives.

In preparation for the launch of our 2020 strategy to end the need for food banks, we have a variety of exciting new roles.

Our goal to end the need for food banks is ambitious, and while we work towards it, we are committed to helping food banks on the ground to provide the best possible support and emergency food to people in crisis. Our fundraising team is critical to us meeting our mission. As we launch our new strategy, we have a few opportunities for exceptional, skilled and talented fundraisers to join our innovative team to increase and engage our supporter base, build a portfolio of inspiring fundraising events and work alongside partners like Tesco, Asda, Unilever, Cisco and The Big Lottery Fund.

No charity can replace the dignity of buying your own food. Our new roles within our Policy, External Affairs and Research department will be vital to help us campaign to change the structural issues that lock people into poverty. With data from over 1,200 food banks centres across the UK, the team use high-quality insight, and additional in-depth research into the drivers of food bank use to speak to truth to power and lobby Government to ensure everyone has enough money to afford the basics.

Everyone at the Trussell Trust is united in our goal to ensure that no one needs a food bank in the future. From our Operations Team supporting food banks to our incredible People and Culture team, we are expert, collaborative and transparent in our approach. If you want to fight the injustice of hunger and poverty, and help people in crisis across the UK, we want to hear from you.

Check out our latest roles below.

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Director of People

Salisbury or London
Full time (37.5 hours a week)
£ Competitive plus excellent benefits

Our new Director of People will play a key role in ensuring we deliver our ambition to end the need for food banks in the UKThe Director of People will be instrumental in developing and delivering our people strategies, encompassing our staff and our volunteers, to support our new volunteer-powered organisational strategy. Responsible for all HR functions, including organisational design and development, the Director of People will oversee a programme of upskilling our volunteer support and will develop an HR strategy that supports our food banks. They will also oversee our safeguarding and quality functions. The Director will lead a culture of collaboration, empowerment and innovation, shaping our new organisational strategy and working closely with the senior leadership group to futureproof our people resources 

We are looking for a highly-relational, motivational and collaborative MCIPD leader who brings HR expertise across the range of HR specialisms, particularly strategic people management, learning and development and culture changeYou will be CIPD qualified (Level 7 and above) and have successfully managed a breadth of talent in change environments, including restructuring and setting up new functions. You will be a passionate about development, enjoy building relationships with internal and external stakeholders and will thrive in a dynamic and proactive environment, where you will ensure the organisation’s vision is upheld at every turn. Most importantly, you will be passionate about the work of the Trussell Trust and share our aim to end the need for food banks in the UK.  

 

For further information and to apply to this role, please click on the link below:  

http://www.prospect-us.co.uk/executive/job/HQ00176688  

    

To arrange a confidential conversation about the opportunity, please contact Anna Gardet or Suzannah Fazackerley at Prospectus with a copy of your CV to anna.gardet@prospect-us.co.uk or suzannah.fazackerley@prospect-us.co.uk  

 

Closing date: Thursday 20th February 2020  
Initial interviews with Prospectus27th February – 10th March 2020
Panel interviews:  16th March 2020 in London 

The Trussell Trust is committed to achieve greater diversity in its executive team and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability. 

Head of Scotland

Home based in Scotland
Full time (37.5 hours a week)
£ £50,000 per annum plus benefits

The Head of Scotland is responsible for leading our vision to end the need for food banks in Scotland. Scotland currently leads the way in having a rights-based, progressive agenda to ending the need for food banks, but there is much to do to ensure political intentions become a reality. This new role will direct Trussell Trust’s policy and public affairs work in Scotland, lead our Scotland team as they support our network of food banks and work strategically with key partners to tackle the underlying reasons why people need to come to food banks.

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 Friday 21 February 2020.  We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

Interviews will be held on the 11 March 2020.

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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ICT Project Manager

Salisbury preferred, London considered
Full time (37.5 hours a week)
£ Circa £40,000 per annum plus benefits

An exciting and dynamic Project Manager role that sits within the ICT team.  The Trust has an emerging business strategy and is running a major technology programme collaboratively across the organisation to facilitate this.  This role will lead in designing, testing, developing and managing the delivery of innovative new projects with a focus on systems that improve Food Bank operations, data collection – alongside insight / analysis.   The position will also be responsible for project management of the trusts overall project portfolio; to include – innovation, infrastructure, back office system etc.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 5pm on Friday 28 February 2020.  We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

Interviews will be held on the 9 March 2020 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.

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