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Cambridge House is looking for motivated people who are willing to go the extra mile to create a more just society. Our innovative London-based charity has been tackling poverty, social inequity, and social injustice since 1889. We provide a range of services that are designed to improve peoples lives as well as transform society through research and social action.

Why work for Cambridge House

As a member of our team you join a diverse and inclusive team with a shared commitment to justice and equity. Our current team comprises people who:

Share lived experiences with our service users

  • 100% of the leadership team
  • 80% of our heads of services
  • 5% of staff
  • 33% of trustees

Are from Black Asian and ethnically minoritised communities

  • 100% of the leadership team
  • 20% of our heads of services
  • 51% of staff
  • 33% of trustees

Are women

  • 100% of the leadership team
  • 80% of our heads of services
  • 63% of staff
  • 50% of trustees

Are disabled, neurodiverse and/or live with a mental or physical health condition

  • 100% of the leadership team
  • 80% of our heads of services
  • 39% of staff
  • 25% of trustees

Are from LGBTQIA+ communities

  • 20% of our heads of services
  • 27% of staff

From the moment you join Cambridge House, you will be part of an incredible group of people providing pioneering and high-quality services.

You’ll play a vital role in our life-changing charity and you’ll have the opportunity to form special connections and relationships, work in a supportive and flexible environment, and be a part of our highly skilled and motivated team.

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Our staff remuneration offer includes:

  • Personal learning and development plans
  • A generous 30 days leave per annum plus bank holidays and long service increments
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible working
  • Pension scheme
  • Interest free staff loans for:
    – Season tickets
    – Bicycle purchasing
    – Tenancy deposits
    – Nursery deposits
    – Tuition fees
  • Tenancy health checks
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye tests
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Death in service benefits

Current Vacancies

Youth Empowerment Facilitator

Closing date:
23.59 hours
Sunday 25 February 2024

How to apply

To apply, please read the supporting information and follow the instructions in the ‘How to Apply’ section in the Recruitment Pack which can be downloaded under the job specification opposite.

Please email completed applications to: recruitment@ch1889.org

We would also be grateful if you would also complete the Equality and Diversity monitoring form at the foot of the page. This form is for monitoring purposes only and is not treated as part of your application.

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Job specification - Youth Empowerment Facilitator

Contract: Permanent
Reports to: Youth Empowerment Manager
Location: Cambridge House offices and other delivery locations (Southwark)
Salary: up to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Working hours: 35 (FT) hours per week (Monday to Friday, including some evenings)

Job Purpose

The award-winning Youth Empowerment Programme (RISE) is part of Cambridge House’s Education and Inclusion Team, led by the Head of Service.

This role:

  • Is part of a dynamic, dedicated, and newly expanding team.
  • Provides long-term, holistic, and person-centred support to young people from minoritised communities, experiencing social isolation and/or living with complex emotional or mental health needs.
  • Involves working closely with cohorts of around 25 young people to build trust, break down barriers and empower them to pursue viable and positive pathways, and promote all-round health and wellbeing.
  • Is responsive and young-people-led, creating a space to learn and share best practices, and driving systemic change.

We value diversity and warmly encourage applications from disabled and LGBTQIA+ people, candidates who share lived experiences with our service users, and people from minoritised communities.

 

Youth Empowerment Worker x 3

Closing date:
23.59 hours
Sunday 25 February 2024

How to apply

To apply, please read the supporting information and follow the instructions in the ‘How to Apply’ section in the Recruitment Pack which can be downloaded under the job specification opposite.

Please email completed applications to: recruitment@ch1889.org

We would also be grateful if you would also complete the Equality and Diversity monitoring form at the foot of the page. This form is for monitoring purposes only and is not treated as part of your application.

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Job specification - Youth Empowerment Worker x 3

Contract: Permanent
Reports to: Youth Empowerment Manager
Location: Cambridge House offices and other delivery locations (Southwark)
Start date: 6 May 2024
Salary: up to £24,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Working hours: 35 (FT) hours per week (Monday to Friday, including some evenings)

Job Purpose

The award-winning Youth Empowerment Programme (RISE) is part of Cambridge House’s Education and Inclusion Team, led by the Head of Service.

This role:

  • Is part of a dynamic, dedicated, and newly expanding team.
  • Provides long-term, holistic and person-centred support to young people from minoritised communities, experiencing social isolation and/or living with complex emotional or mental health needs.
  • Support the Youth Empowerment Facilitators (YEFs) to deliver Workshops, and assist in making logistic arrangements in the smooth delivery of the project.
  • Involves working closely with cohorts of around 25 young people to build trust, break down barriers and empower them to pursue viable and positive pathways, and promote all-round health and wellbeing.
  • Is responsive and young-people-led, creating a space to learn and share best practices, and driving systemic change.

We value diversity and warmly encourage applications from disabled and LGBTQIA+ people, candidates who share lived experiences with our service users, and people from minoritised communities.

 

Fundraising and Development Manager

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Closing date:
23.59 hours
Sunday 3 March 2024

How to apply

To apply, please read the supporting information and follow the instructions in the ‘How to Apply’ section in the Recruitment Pack which can be downloaded under the job specification opposite.

Please email completed applications to: recruitment@ch1889.org

We would also be grateful if you would also complete the Equality and Diversity monitoring form at the foot of the page. This form is for monitoring purposes only and is not treated as part of your application.

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Fundraising and Development Manager

Contract: Permanent
Reports to: Chief Executive
Location: Cambridge House offices
Salary: up to £35,000 to £38,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Working hours: 35 (FT) hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Job Purpose

As a member of Cambridge House’s Fundraising and Development Team, led by the Chief Executive, this role:

  • Works closely with the Chief Executive to develop annual fundraising strategies and ensure funding priorities and funding gaps are identified and addressed.
  • Is responsible for:
    • Ensuring fundraising activities comply with the Fundraising Regulator’s Fundraising Code of
    Practice, Cambridge House’s fundraising policies and the organisational membership
    requirements of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising
    • The implementation of Cambridge House’s fundraising and development strategies and plans
    • Maintaining confidentiality in all matters relating to business strategy and business sensitive
    information
    • The direct line management of Fundraising and Development staff

    See the full job description in the recruitment pack below.

    We value diversity and warmly encourage applications from disabled and LGBTQIA+ people, candidates who share lived experiences with our service users, and people from minoritised communities.

     

    Team Leader – Safer Renting x 2

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    Closing date:
    23.59 hours
    Sunday 3 March 2024

    How to apply

    To apply, please read the supporting information and follow the instructions in the ‘How to Apply’ section in the Recruitment Pack which can be downloaded under the job specification opposite.

    Please email completed applications to: recruitment@ch1889.org

    We would also be grateful if you would also complete the Equality and Diversity monitoring form at the foot of the page. This form is for monitoring purposes only and is not treated as part of your application.

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    Team Leader - Safer Renting

    Contract: Permanent
    Reports to: Deputy Head of Service
    Location: Hybrid: Cambridge House offices and homeworking
    Salary: up to £28,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
    Working hours: 35 (FT) hours per week (Monday to Friday)

    Job Purpose

    As a member of Cambridge House’s Safer Renting Team, led by the Head of Service, this role:

    • Provides supervision, support and performance management of a small team of private
      tenancy rights caseworkers, ensuring equitable and manageable sharing of caseload and
      compliance with Cambridge House’s policies
    • Encourages and supports user involvement and private tenants’ voice generally in our
      service development
    • Represents Safer Renting to and manage relationships with an agreed group of local
      authorities
    • Ensures compliance with Safer Renting’s AQS accreditation and the requirements of
      funders and commissioners

    See the full job description in the recruitment pack below.

    We value diversity and warmly encourage applications from disabled and LGBTQIA+ people, candidates who share lived experiences with our service users, and people from minoritised communities.

     

    Application downloads

    Download our Diversity Monitoring Form, Criminal Record Declaration Form and Recruitment Privacy Policy here.

    All applications must include:

    1. Supporting statements
    2. CV
    3. Referee details
    4. Diversity Monitoring
    5. Criminal Record Declaration Form

    Please send all of the above to recruitment@ch1889.org

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