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Citizens UK is the national centre of community organising in the UK and home of the Living Wage Foundation. Citizens UK organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. We have diverse civil society alliances in London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Birmingham, Wales, Leeds and Tyne & Wear. We develop the leadership capacity of our members so they can hold politicians and other decision-makers to account on the issues that matter to them.

Citizens UK has a growing staff team of professional Community Organisers and other support staff. We are always looking out for talented and committed individuals and positions come up on a regular basis.

We currently have a number of exciting opportunities coming up - including:

  • Parent organiser: PACT project
  • Operations and Data Manager – Living Wage Foundation
  • Living Hours Programme Manager, Living Wage Foundation
  • Senior Project Manager – Global Living Wage, Living Wage Foundation
  • HR Advisor (Maternity Cover)
  • Community Organiser jobs (3x roles London - North and East)
    • See below for details of open evening to learn more about these roles - 26th Nov

See below for full details and links to each of these JDs and the application process.


PACT Organiser 

Citizens UK is hiring a part-time Organiser for the Parents and Communities Together Project (PACT).

The PACT project is an early intervention community organising project based in Camberwell and Walworth in Southwark, London.

Contract type: Part-time - 2 days a week/15 hours per week

Salary: £9,496 + £1,200 London Weighting (FTE £23,740 pa + £3K pa LW) 

Location: Southwark, South London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name – PACT Organiser’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email should contain the words ‘PACT Organiser’.

There is also an optional and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Citizens UK to build an accurate picture of the make-up of our workforce. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

Key Dates:

Application open: 21 October 2019

Application deadline: 12pm Friday 15th November 2019

Interview dates: Week beginning Monday 2nd December 2019


Operations and Data Manager – Living Wage Foundation

The Living Wage Foundation has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team as an Operations and Data Manager. We are looking for a highly motivated and organised individual to maintain, develop and continuously improve our systems.

Contract type: Full time, flexible options available

Salary: £31,800 (including London Weighting) 

Location: London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name – Operations and Data Manager Application’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Operations and Data Manager Application’.

There is a voluntary and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps the Living Wage Foundation to monitor against the aims and commitments of our Equal Opportunities Policy. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

Key Dates:

Applications deadline: 12pm on Tuesday 26th November

Interview dates: Friday 6th December


Living Hours Programme Manager, Living Wage Foundation

We are looking for a highly motivated and organised individual with the ability to build relationships with employers to grow our new programme: Living Hours.

Contract type: Full time, flexible options available

Salary: Up to £32,380 pa (including London Weighting)

Location: London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name – Living Hours Programme Manager Application’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Living Hours Programme Manager Application’.

There is a voluntary and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps the Living Wage Foundation to monitor against the aims and commitments of our Equal Opportunities Policy. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

Key Dates:

Applications deadline: 12pm on Tuesday 26th November

Interview dates: Wednesday 4th December 2019


Senior Project Manager – Global Living Wage, Living Wage Foundation

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead our Global Living Wage project by developing partnerships with international stakeholders to advocate and promote the concept of a Living Wage around the world, convening interested parties to share experiences and inspire new movements, and develop plans to achieve the long-term vision of the Global Living Wage Initiative to reduce in-work poverty globally.

Contract type: Part time (3 days a week, flexible) for 12 months (potential to extend)

Salary: £39,800 pa including London Weighting (to be pro-rated for part-time) 

Location: London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name – Global Living Wage Application’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Global Living Wage Application’.

There is a voluntary and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps the Living Wage Foundation to monitor against the aims and commitments of our Equal Opportunities Policy. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

Key Dates:

Applications deadline: 12pm on Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Interview dates: Wednesday 11th December 2019


HR Advisor (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for a HR Advisor to provide a comprehensive HR admin service to employees and managers. The role involves providing day-to-day HR administrative support, advice and contributing to the long-term development of the HR function. 

Contract type: Part time (3 days a week) for 12 months (possibly up to 14 months)

Salary: £18,000–£19,500 pa + £1,800 pa London Weighting depending upon experience. (FTE £30-32.5K pa + £3K pa LW)

Location: London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name – HR Advisor Application’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘HR Advisor Application’.

There is a voluntary and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Citizens UK to monitor against the aims and commitments of our Equal Opportunities Policy. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

Key Dates:

Applications deadline: 6th December 2019

Interview dates: Tuesday 17th, Wednesday 18th December 2019, Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th January 2020

Start date: February 2020


Community Organiser jobs (London - North and East)

Job: Associate Community Organiser - Barnet and Haringey

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 Depending on experience

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours 

 

Job: Associate Community Organiser - Brent and Harrow

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 Depending on experience

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours 

 

Job: Associate Community Organiser - Redbridge  

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (to be pro-rated) Depending on experience

Hours: Part-time, 4 days/week (FTE 37.5 hours)

 

Citizens UK is the country’s largest civil society alliance. We organise communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good.  We are the home of community organising in the UK, with diverse civil society alliances in London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Birmingham, Wales, Manchester, Essex, Leicester, Brighton and Hove, Tyne & Wear and Leeds.    

We develop the leadership capacity of our members so they can hold politicians and other decision-makers to account on the issues that matter to them.

Community organising is democracy in action: winning victories that change lives and transform communities.

We are looking for three Associate Organisers to join our team in North and East London, covering Redbridge; Barnet and Haringey; and Brent and Harrow.

Read our values and code of conduct.


APPLICATION INFORMATION

Please apply by reading the below job description and filling out the below application form.

Link to Harrow and Brent Associate Organiser Job Description

Haringey and Barnet Associate Organiser Job Description

Link to Redbridge Associate Organiser Job Description

There is also an optional and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Citizens UK to build an accurate picture of the make-up of our workforce. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

METHOD

Fill out the above application form here [click to download the Associate Organiser Application Form]

Please save file as ‘[Your Name] – Associate Organiser [Location]

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org  along with your optional Diversity Form (if completed)

Please note: The subject heading of the email should contain the words ‘Associate Organiser Application’.

KEY DATES

Address: Citizens UK, 136 Cavell Street, London E1 2JA

  • Application deadline: Monday 9th December, 12pm
  • Interview date: Tuesday 17th December from 10am

Citizens UK is committed to being an inclusive employer. We value a diverse workforce and encourage anyone with an interest in this role to apply, regardless of whether you meet all the desirable criteria. We invest in our staff and will support you to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver the role. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates.

For more about the Citizens UK please visit www.citizensuk.org

Sadly we cannot guarantee a reply to unsuccessful applications.