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Trusts Programme Officer – Blesma, The Limbless Veterans

Are you a detail-oriented trust fundraiser looking for a part-time job that makes a difference?

We’re looking for a part-time Trusts Programme Officer to contribute their skills, experience, and personality to add value to our Trusts team within the Fundraising department at Blesma, The Limbless Veterans.

This home-based role is now available due to the current post holder moving on to new pastures after several years of service. The Trust team has had incredible success, particularly in 2021, which we are eager to sustain and grow. The successful candidate will provide support to the Trusts Programme Manager and work alongside a fellow part-time Trust Programme Officer within this ambitious team.

The role is a varied one, focusing on all aspects of the funding cycle – from identifying opportunities and building relationships, to writing compelling applications and providing high level stewardship. The team works collaboratively across the Association to ensure Blesma’s programmes and services can continue to help limbless veterans and their families.

Blesma is unique as a membership Association as well as a charity. Our Members are the heart of all our work – therefore, the impact of our fundraising is clearly visible in the experiences of our inspirational limbless veterans.

If you’re interested, please apply with your C.V. and a Covering Letter to hrf@blesma.org detailing why you’d be an ideal candidate for the role according to the Job Description and how your experience and skills match those detailed in the Person Specification.

Closing Date for Applications:      Thursday 12th May

We are interviewing for this role as potential applicants apply

Blesma Head of Welfare Support – Blesma, The Limbless Veterans

Are you an experienced safeguarding professional and senior manager looking for a new challenge in the military charity sector who wants to make a difference in the veteran’s community?

We are looking for a permanent full-time Head of Welfare Support to contribute their safeguarding and managerial experience, professional knowledge, drive and enthusiasm to lead Blesma’s day to day safeguarding operations and act as the Deputy Director of Independence and Wellbeing within a very busy membership focused Association.

The role is head office based in Chelmsford and will be a varied one. Focusing primarily on running the national operational safeguarding programme for Blesma as its designated safeguard lead, advising front line staff, managing referrals and developing and maintaining our policies, procedures and an effective external safeguarding network. The role requires a person who is a self-starter, a committed team player, friendly, compassionate, confident who enjoys taking the initiative and is calm under pressure with a demonstrable strong commitment to veterans’ welfare.

This role will involve working collaboratively across the Association and with other key external safeguarding partners to ensure Blesma’s welfare support programmes and services are delivered in line with current statutory regulations and best practice.

Blesma is unique as a membership Association as well as a charity. Our members are at the heart of all our work, their safety and those who support them, therefore, the impact of the Head of Welfare Support will be highly visible and crucial to the sound governance within the Association.

If you are interested in this exciting new role, please read the attached Job Description and apply with your C.V. and a Covering Letter to hrf@blesma.org detailing why you would be an ideal candidate for the role and how your experience and skills match those detailed in the Person Specification.

Closing Date for Applications:      2pm Friday 6th May 2022.
Interview Date:       Thursday 12th May2022 / Friday 13th May 2022

 

Blesma Outreach Officer (North West) – Blesma, The Limbless Veterans

Are you an experienced engagement / activities professional looking for a new challenge in the military charity sector who wants to make a real difference in the veterans community?

We are looking for a permanent full-time Outreach Officer to contribute their personality, energy, drive, skills and experience to add value to our Blesma Outreach team within the Independence and Wellbeing department at Blesma, The Limbless Veterans.

The role is home-based, being a varied one, focusing primarily on delivering an engaging and blended programme of activities that enhances social inclusion, improves the wellbeing of our members and overcomes the negative impact of disability. The role requires a person who is a self starter, friendly, compassionate, confident who enjoys taking the initiative, being creative and has a strong commitment to the veterans’ community.

The role also involves representing Blesma and raising the charity’s profile within the local community across the North West.

The Independence and Wellbeing team works collaboratively across the Association to ensure Blesma’s programmes and services can help our serving Service personnel, veterans and their families thrive and lead independent and fulfilling lives.

Blesma is unique as a membership Association as well as a charity. Our members are at the heart of all our work, therefore, the impact of the Outreach Officer is highly visible and appreciated in the experiences of our inspirational limbless veterans.

If you are interested, and live within the following post code areas IM, CA, LA, FY, PR, BB, L, WN, BL, OL, M, WA, SK or CW please read the attached Job Description and apply to hrf@blesma.org with your CV and a Covering Letter detailing why you would be an ideal candidate for the role and how your experience and skills match those detailed in the Person Specification.

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 19th May 2022, 01:00 pm.

Interview Date: Thursday 26th May 2022 / Friday 27th May 2022