Work for us

We currently have the following opportunities to join the PiP team:

Director (CEO)

We are currently recruiting for a new Director to lead PiP through the next stage in its growth and development. This is an exciting time for PiP as we look for a new building to deliver an expanded range of service to more local adults with learning disabilities and autism. The successful candidate will have a passion for the work we do and enjoy working alongside a diverse and talented team. The new Director will be responsible for building our income and network of supporters and representing PiP to key stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with a robust track record of business development and strategic thinking, fundraising and stakeholder management, who will enjoy leading a small and committed team. Professional experience in an aligned sector and of fundraising are highly desirable.

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Fundraising and Communication Manager

We are recruiting for an experienced Fundraising and Communications Manager to lead on our fundraising strategy and develop our corporate partnerships programme. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker with a fantastic track records of establishing strong partnerships. You will be able to be part of the team which will take the organisation to the next stage of its development.

If you have been working on delivering a corporate fundraising for the past 3 years or more and have knowledge of how to implement a supporter care process using a CRM system, we would love to hear from you. We are also looking for an empathetic individual that can show an understanding of the challenges faced by young adults with learning disabilities.

This is an exciting opportunity for a corporate fundraiser to gain a real insight into the development of smaller organisations. Ideally you will have successfully lined managed in a previous role.

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Development Worker (Male only)

We are looking for an enthusiastic Development Worker to join our friendly team, and work closely with our service users with learning disabilities to develop their independent skills and potential.

This is a full time position, Monday-Friday 9-5, with occasional evening and weekend work.

The post holder will deliver support for our service users across our 4 core services, including the delivery of educational sessions aimed at building confidence and skills, travel training and 1:1 community support for isolated individuals. At the moment, we are currently looking for a male individual once the post holder will be key working and working on a one to one basis with some of our male service users.

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 Are you interested in becoming a Trustee of our vibrant local charity?

The Trustee Opportunity

PiP’s recent success has been underpinned by strong leadership, with the development of a skilled management team over the last few years, and by sound governance and oversight from the Board of Trustees.

Our Board comprises 6 committed Trustees including the Chair. They have a mix of backgrounds, across the voluntary and private sector; but we are keen to supplement the Board with appropriate skills and experience.

A passion for the sector and for improving the lives of young adults with learning difficulties is the overriding qualification. Experience of operating at Board level or as a Trustee is obviously helpful as is any specific expertise or experience in relevant fields – finance, project management, social care and the learning disability sector, fundraising, marketing and communications. We expect all our Trustees to be actively involved in our fundraising efforts and to use their networks, contacts and enthusiasm to generate support and/or funds for PiP.

If you want to contribute to a vibrant local charity, have relevant skills and experience, together with strategic vision and a creative approach, and can commit up to 10 days a year, we would like to hear from you.

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Keep checking back for more opportunities and follow us on Twitter @PIPLDN, Facebook and Instagram @pursuingindependentpaths for updates.