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Careers

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Working or volunteering at Brighter Horizons is more than just a job.

We believe that all adults, irrespective of ability or disability have a right to be part of their community and to live a full and active life. What we do every day makes a difference. It gives people a voice and a space to be themselves. It puts people on the map.

Every day is a new commitment to people who have a learning disability and to their families.

Every day we challenge discrimination and everyone who works here is an agitator for change.
HR and Office Administrator

We are looking to recruit an exceptionally organised and highly discreet person to work closely with our CEO and senior team to support the smooth running of our HR, finance and office systems. 

Contract:  Permanent, 35 hours per week

Hours of Work:  08.30 - 16.30 Monday to Friday

Salary:  £27,500 per annum

Start Date:  ASAP

Application Deadline:  9am on Monday 04 March 2024

Interviews:  Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 March 2024

Benefits:   

  • 27 days’ annual leave plus public holidays (pro rata)

  • 4% contributory pension

  • Employee healthcare scheme (Simply Health)

  • Interest free loan scheme

  • Staff training bursary

  • Staff discount at our trading subsidiary, Ignition Brewery

This is a varied role, ideal for someone who enjoys working across lots of projects at the same time. Your main focus will be managing our staff training programme, supporting with the recruitment and onboarding of new staff and administering our service users personal spending accounts. You'll also look after some of our financial admin as well as providing some executive functions for our Board of Trustees and CEO.

If you are looking to broaden your experience in business administration or enjoy a highly varied and fast paced job with a real sense of purpose, this could be the job for you. Experience of administration is a must, preferably in a small charity setting, along with really strong organisational skills. If you are a people person and are passionate about causes in your community, we want to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification, to our CEO, Dave King at dave@brighter-horizons.org

Fleet Manager & Minibus Driver

Brighter Horizons is looking to recruit a Fleet Manager and Minibus Driver to manage our small fleet of two (soon to be three) minibuses and to run our daily transport service.

Contract:  Permanent, 25 hours a week

Hours of Work:  07.00 – 09.30 and 15.00 – 17.30, Monday to Friday plus 5 additional hours per week.

Salary:  £13.70 per hour

Start Date:  ASAP

Application Deadline:  9am on Monday 04 March

Benefits:

  • 27 days’ annual leave plus public holidays (pro rata)

  • 4% contributory pension

  • Employee healthcare scheme (Simply Health)

  • Interest free loan scheme

  • Staff training bursary provided (up to Level 3 qualifications)

  • Staff discount at our trading subsidiary, Ignition Brewery

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis so applicants are advised to apply early.

We are looking for an experienced driver who will be able to oversee and manage our small fleet of three 17-seater minibuses. As well as ensuring they are well maintained, you will also drive your own daily route, playing a vital role in bringing service users to and from our Day Centre, who would otherwise not have any means of travel. A service users’ day starts the minute they are picked up and you will be at the heart of their experience with us, ensuring they receive a high quality service from the doorstep.

If you enjoy driving and are passionate about supporting adults to access their community, then this may be the perfect role for you. You’ll work with the same service users every day so really get to know them and their families. If you’re discreet, reliable and a people person, we want to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification, to our CEO, Dave King at dave@brighter-horizons.org

Casual (Bank) & 1-2-1 Support Workers

We are looking for caring, supportive and pro-active people to join our team of Casual (Bank) support workers.

Contract:  Permanent, Zero-hours

Hours of Work:  Daytime (08.30 - 16.30 Monday to Friday) with no evenings or weekends

Pay:  £13.15 per hour (London Living Wage)

Start Date:  ASAP

Application Deadline:  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Benefits:   

  • Employee healthcare scheme (Simply Health)

  • Fully funded care certificate training

  • Staff discount at our trading subsidiary, Ignition Brewery

We are looking for exceptional peple who who want to make a real difference to people’s lives. Experienced or not, if you are passionate about people, pro-active and enjoy a varied job then we want to hear from you. All of our shifts are daytime only, we provide full training and are a London Living Wage employer.

Our brilliant team of bank staff provide practical and emotional support, enabling our service users to engage in activities, build their independence and make progress towards their personal goals. You’ll help with personal care, administering medication, food preparation and take part in all sorts of activities from going to the gym to eating out and helping at our allotment to doing arts and crafts. No two days will be the same!

You will need to be authorised to work in the UK as we unfortunately cannot provide sponsorship.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification, to our Day Service Manager, Sam James at samuel@brighter-horizons.org

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