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Hinkley Point C Community Fund Awards Panel Member

Location: Bridgwater

Deadline for Applications: Friday 14 September 2018

Salary: This is a voluntary role

Length of contract: One term of three years (but no more than two three-year terms)

 

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to support Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) in the delivery of the Hinkley Point C Community Fund as one of three independent members of our Awards Panel. The Hinkley Point C Community Fund has been created with the aim of:

mitigating the intangible and residual impacts of (Hinkley Point C) on the communities in (Somerset) through schemes, measures and projects which promote the economic, social or environmental well-being of those communities and enhance their quality of life”. [1]

You will work [2] alongside representatives from Somerset Community Foundation, EDF Energy, local authorities and two other independent representatives to make decisions on applications and help develop the strategy for the fund.

[1] Hinkley Point C Development Consent Order, Section 106

[2] Please note participation in the panel will be on a voluntary basis although reasonable out-of-pocket expenses of independent members will be reimbursed.

For a full job description, including person specification, please click here.  In case you are experiencing any problems viewing the PDF please click here to view the full job description in a web page.

To apply

In order to apply to become an independent member of the Hinkley Point C Community Fund Awards Panel, please send us your CV and also a covering letter or email explaining why you wish to become an independent member of the Awards Panel and how you match the criteria. If you wish to discuss the role informally before making an application, please contact Justin Sargent or Val Bishop on 01749 344949.

Please either email your application to kirsty.campbell@somersetcf.org.uk or post it to Kirsty Campbell, Somerset Community Foundation, Yeoman House, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN, to arrive by 5pm, Friday 14 September, 2018. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Interview date

We will shortlist candidates by assessing your application against the criteria set out above and we will interview shortlisted candidates on Friday 28 September, 2018.

Development Director

Location: Based at Somerset Community Foundation office, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN but with travel throughout Somerset and, occasionally, beyond.

Deadline for Applications: 5pm, Thursday 23rd August

Salary: c. £47,500 pa + pension contribution (negotiable for exceptional candidates)

Length of contract: Full-time, Permanent

Responsible to: Chief Executive

About the role

Somerset Community Foundation is offering an opportunity to join one of the UK’s most innovative and dynamic Community Foundations to deliver our growth strategy and make a lasting difference to lives of people across Somerset. The right candidate will create strong and long-term relationships between the Foundation and high net worth individuals, trusts and local companies, attracting significant new funds into the Foundation and forming strategic partnerships with other funders to achieve shared goals, tackling disadvantage and inequality in Somerset.

For a full job description, including person specification, please click here. In case you are experiencing any problems viewing the PDF please click here to view the full job description in a web page.

To apply

Please send your CV, details of two independent referees that we may approach for references, and an accompanying statement (no longer than three sides of A4, setting out with examples, how you would meet the criteria for this role) to Mary Hancock, Operations Director, Somerset Community Foundation, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN or email mary.hancock@somersetcf.org.uk. These will be developed and discussed with candidates invited to interview. Your application must be received by 5pm, Thursday 23rd August.

Interview date

First interviews will be held on Thursday 6th September at Clarke Willmott, Taunton (TA1 2PG) and second interviews for short-listed candidates scheduled will be held on Friday, 14th September at the Foundation’s main office at the Bath and West Showground, BA4 6QN.

Grants Programme Manager

Location: Bridgwater

Deadline for Applications: Sunday 12 August 2018

Salary: £22,000-£24,000 depending on experience

Length of contract: Full-time, Permanent (job-share will be considered)

Responsible to: Programmes Director

About the role

Somerset Community Foundation is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help us successfully deliver the Hinkley Point C Community Fund. Working with the Programmes Director you will ensure that SCF delivers an accessible and effective grant programme by providing advice, guidance and support to potential grant applicants, assessing grant applications and working with funded organisations to monitor and evaluate the impact of our grant making. In doing so, you will make a significant contribution to people’s quality of life and community well-being in the communities most affected by the construction of Hinkley Point C.

For a full job description, including person specification, please click here.  In case you are experiencing any problems viewing the PDF please click here to view the full job description in a web page.

To apply

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the ‘person specification’ to Mary Hancock, Operations Director at mary.hancock@somersetcf.org.uk by 12 August 2018. If you would like to discuss any aspect of this role, please contact Val Bishop, Programmes Director at Somerset Community Foundation, on 01749 344949 or val.bishop@somersetcf.org.uk.

Interview date

Mon 10 September 2018

Volunteer Finance Administrator 

Location: Somerset Community Foundation, The Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN

Deadline for Applications: 31 August 2018

Suggested Commitment: minimum 6 months

Responsible to: Operations Director

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer to support the team based at our Shepton Mallet location, on The Royal Bath and West Showground. Working closely with our Administrator and Bookkeeper, you will ensure that our financial records are kept up-to-date regularly. You will use our online customer relationship management system to record details of donations, help to process gift aid claims and to prepare payments. Full training will be provided, but attention to detail is of the utmost importance.  

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone who can commit at least one day a week (or two half-days) to volunteering for several months. It’s also a fantastic opportunity to get to know more about the charity sector in Somerset. We are a growing organisation, and we need your help to provide the best service possible to our donors and grant applicants. We offer a relaxed and friendly work environment in a rural setting with views across the Showground.

For a full description of this volunteer role, please click here. In case you are experiencing any problems viewing the PDF please click here to view the full job description in a web page.

To apply

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to Mary Hancock, Operations Director at mary.hancock@somersetcf.org.uk  by 31 August 2018. Feel free to email me or call me on 01749 344949 with any questions ahead of applying.  Please note that our office is in a remote, rural location and that bus service is not regularly available, therefore you will need to provide your own transportation.

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