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Fundraising & Communications Assistant

CHUMS Charity raises funds within Bedfordshire and Luton to provide services for children, young people and their families to help improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing, along with two specific adult support services.

We are looking for a new member to join our enthusiastic and very successful small team to help us achieve even more.

This will be a varied role, including office administration, events and social media, experience in these areas would be helpful, although not essential. You will have excellent written/numeracy skills, good interpersonal ability, good IT experience, especially using Excel and databases. You will be reliable, be able to work flexible hours and enjoy working with people.

This role would be an excellent first step for someone who is looking for a career in charity work.

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Charity Director

Would you like to lead CHUMS Charity through the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic? Do you want to change lives for children, young people and their families? Are you looking for a new and exciting role with huge potential?

CHUMS Charity raises vital funding to enable CHUMS CIC Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service through grants, to deliver 5 key services including:

  • The Trauma Service
  • The Babyloss Bereavement Service
  • The Bedfordshire Suicide Bereavement Service
  • The Recreational Therapeutic Service (Encore – Music, Tactics -Football) and
  • The Friendship Scheme (Disability Youth Club)

CHUMS CIC delivers services across Bedfordshire, Luton, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. In the current climate, their services are even more critical.  On average, CHUMS CIC supports more than 4,000 children, young people and their families each year and we know there are more who need our help.

CHUMS Charity requires a Charity Director who is passionate about making a difference.  We are looking for that special person to take the charity forward through these challenging times.

If you are a highly driven, energetic and visionary leader who will ensure our income is sustainable and can develop the Charity in its mission to raise funds then we would like to hear from you.

You will be an experienced charity leader and can demonstrate managing a regional service and can inspire, support and develop a highly motivated team. Robust experience of charity governance and legal challenges is a must.

In addition, you must be able to work alongside the CEO and leadership team of CHUMS CIC.  The right candidate will continually develop and implement both a robust organisation and a sustainable fundraising approach.

You will be required to identify areas of potential focus, opportunities to improve, using your unique and differing expertise to add huge value to CHUMS Charity. There are significant opportunities for innovation.

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Honorary Assistant Psychologist – Unpaid Position

CHUMS CIC Social Enterprise is an NHS Approved Provider of emotional wellbeing services supporting children/young people and their families with mild to moderate mental health difficulties in Luton, Bedfordshire, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

We are looking for 1 or 2 honorary assistant psychologist candidates to:

• Minute clinical meetings and produce supporting documentation.
• Analyse clinical data to produce quarterly and annual audit reports.
• Liaise with CHUMS colleagues and external agencies.
• Support and shadow the clinical teams.
• Attend regular supervision with a Clinical Psychologist.
• Due to working remotely and the nature of the work, the role may change slightly with service needs.

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