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Chair of Trustees (Bristol/Flexible)

Variable hours/ Approx. 0-3 hours per week
Voluntary position
Unseen is looking for an inspirational and forward-thinking leader who can steer a multi-disciplinary board of trustees to lead Unseen and ensure it can continue its vital work to combat and eradicate Modern Slavery.

The Chair of Trustees will be committed to using their talents, network and drive to further develop the success of the charity. The role includes event-based work such as board meetings and visiting our projects as well as ad hoc work such as giving advice and connecting with networks.

The Chair must share Unseen’s core values and guiding vision to end modern slavery. They must have the ability to focus on strategy, tactics, financials, people dynamics and problem solving. The Chair will facilitate the board in its governance role and chair board meetings, draft agendas and ensure the board has what it needs to make sound decisions.

The right individual will be a strong leader and take on an ambassadorial role. The Chair will work closely with the CEO, providing support and challenge. The Chair will also be a member of the Finance Committee (finance background not required).

This is an exciting and stimulating opportunity for somebody who enjoys leading and working collaboratively with other leaders. The Chair must be willing and able to travel to meet in the Bristol, Bedfordshire and London areas.

Please refer to the candidate pack for further information about the role and how to apply.

All applications should be sent to trusteeworks@reachvolunteering.org.uk by Wednesday 8th September at 5 pm.

Successful applicants will be invited to interview in w/c 27th September.

As an organisation focused on equality and diversity, we welcome applications from
survivors of modern slavery, those with diverse backgrounds, cultures, and religion,
people of colour, and those from the LGBTQ+ community
Deadline for applications is 08 September at 17.00

Download Unseen - Candidate Pack.pdf

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Business Account Manager (flexible location)

Full-time - 37.5 hours per week
£28,589 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter to join our Business Engagement Team as a Business Account Manager. We are looking for a motivated and engaging individual to increase our capacity and support work on our expanding portfolio of corporate partnerships and clients.

A proven track record (or demonstrable transferable skills) of working effectively within and with businesses is vital, whether that be in sustainability, corporate social responsibility or sales and marketing.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a proven ability to use your initiative to work alone and as part of a team are also essential skills for this role. Experience of providing training or speaking to groups both large and small is also an important aspect of this role. Experience of working in the field of modern slavery within business, civil society, local government, or law enforcement is desirable.

You will be required to join a small, friendly and committed team as we continue to build and establish ourselves as a key modern slavery charity committed to working in partnership with businesses. Full and on-going training and supervision is provided.

You may be required to work additional hours or flexibly to meet the demands of the role. Some travel will be required to Biggleswade and Bristol as well as to client sites as required (subject to current Covid-19 restrictions).

You will need to be available to start from September 2021 (subject to satisfactory references and DBS check, if required, and completion of induction).

Deadline for applications is Friday 6 August at 17:00.

Interviews are planned to take place in August and will be held via video call.

How to apply:

The application form and equal opportunities form can be downloaded from the links at the bottom of the page. Once completed please return all forms to jobs@unseenuk.org. You are requested to also submit a cover letter. CVs are not accepted.

Unseen is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve and recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in our workforce, as well as people with lived experience of slavery and human trafficking.

Any queries, please email jobs@unseenuk.org.

Deadline for application is Friday 6 August at 17:00

Download 2021-07-05 Business Account Manager JD.pdf

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Head of Operations (Bristol)

Full-time, 40 hours a week
£37,614.82

We are recruiting a Head of Operations who will manage a multi-disciplinary Operations and Admin Team to deliver general administration, HR, financial administration and general organisational support to projects and services across Unseen.

The Head of Operations is responsible for overseeing these core functions and must be forward-looking and committed to driving a strategy of continuous improvements in these areas. To do this, you will be required to build and maintain collaborative and effective relationships with Unseen’s external support providers and, crucially, with other managers and colleagues across the organisation.

With support from Senior Leadership and Senior Management colleagues, the role will also hold responsibility for driving and maintaining compliance in a number of areas including Information Security, Health and Safety, Quality Management, Environmental Management and Business Continuity to ensure all legal and contractual obligations are met and that requirements are effectively communicated to the wider organisation.

The Head of Operations role has a cross-organisational focus and as such, you will bring a solutions-focused approach to helping Unseen achieve its strategic goals, and a commitment to optimising the employee experience by creating a safe, supported and inclusive environment for all.

We are looking for a solutions-focused individual who will enjoy leading a team and various functions which support projects and services across Unseen. Experience of managing, maintaining and improving a variety of organisational operations, processes and functions including admin, HR, IT among others, is essential. The successful candidate will be competent in project management and able to balance both competing deadlines and the needs of both internal and external stakeholders. Full and on-going training and supervision is provided.

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible (subject to satisfactory references and completion of induction).

Please refer to the recruitment pack which contains a job description, person specification and other information relevant to this role and its position within the charity.

Deadline for applications is Friday 30 July 2021 at noon.

Successful applicants will be invited to interview in early August.

To apply, you are requested to complete Unseen’s application form, demonstrating your suitability for the role against the job description, person specification and highlighting any relevant experiences and skillsets that demonstrate why you would make a great candidate to join the Unseen team. You are also asked to complete an equal opportunities monitoring form, which will be treated separately from your application and not used in shortlisting.

The application form and equal opportunities form can be downloaded from the Unseen website at the bottom of the Jobs page.

CVs are not accepted.

Once completed, please return your forms and cover letter to careers@unseenuk.org.

As an organisation focused on equality and diversity, we welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve including those with lived experience of modern slavery, those with diverse backgrounds, cultures, and religion, people of colour, those with disabilities and those from the LGBTQ+ community.

Any questions, please contact careers@unseenuk.org.

Deadline for applications is 30 July 2020 at 12.00 noon

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The mental health and wellbeing of our staff is a priority for us at Unseen, and we take seriously our responsibility to be an indiscriminatory employer. All Unseen employees have free access to the Mindful Employer Plus Advice Line, which provides access to trained counsellors for support with any matters that people may be struggling with, in any aspect of their work or personal lives. You can learn more about this and what it means to be a part of the charter at www.mindfulemployer.net.

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We welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve and recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in our workforce, as well as people with lived experience of slavery and human trafficking.