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PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.

Please read the Privacy Notice for all job applicants

To apply for any position advertised you must complete both parts of the application form – CV’s will not be accepted.

The application form is designed in two parts, part one will be used for short listing purposes. The personal information in part two will be removed and used by Human Resources only for pre-employment checks and statistical analysis purposes.

Please send your completed application forms to HR@papyrus-uk.org.

All applications must be received by the closing date stated on the advert for the job role.

Pre-employment checks

All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory completion of the following pre-employment checks.

Right to work in the UK – Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK at the interview stage.

Employment references – Applicants will be required to provide details of two employment referees which should include their current/most recent employer. References will be requested once a conditional offer of employment is accepted.

Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) checks – Where required, applicants will be asked to provide ID required for a DBS check. This will be requested at interview stage. Once a conditional offer of employment is accepted the successful candidate will be registered on to the online DBS system to begin the checking process. Please refer to the job description to see if a DBS check is required for the position you are applying for.

An unconditional offer will only be made upon satisfactory completion of all relevant pre-employment checks.

For information on current vacancies at please see below.

  • Regional Manager - North Wales

    Please read through the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION fully before applying. Once completed please send both APPLICATION FORM 1 and APPLICATION FORM 2 to HR@papyrus-uk.org Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.


    Job Role: Regional Manager South West

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Previous successful experience in a lead role in the community, voluntary, or statutory sector
    • Experience of building and managing a team including volunteers, supporting their development and managing their performance.
    • Experience of identifying and progressing new opportunities.
    • Experience of managing projects with a positive impact on social change.
    • A degree level or equivalent professional qualification in Community Work, Education, Social Work, Youth Work, Counselling, Public Health or a related discipline.
    • The ability to speak both Welsh and English is strongly desirable

    Salary: NJC Scale SCP 29-32 (£32,910 – £35,745)
    Location: The successful post holder will initially be home based and will be involved in identifying the location of the charity’s office in North Wales.
    Hours: 36 hours – full time

    Closing Date: Midnight 25th July 2021

    Please email BOTH completed applications to HR@papyrus-uk.org. Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.


    JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION
    APPLICATION FORM 1
    APPLICATION FORM 2

  • Regional Manager - South West England

    Please read through the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION fully before applying. Once completed please send both APPLICATION FORM 1 and APPLICATION FORM 2 to HR@papyrus-uk.org Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.


    Job Role: Regional Manager South West England

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Previous successful experience in a lead role in the community, voluntary, or statutory sector
    • Experience of building and managing a team including volunteers, supporting their development and managing their performance.
    • Experience of identifying and progressing new opportunities.
    • Experience of managing projects with a positive impact on social change.
    • A degree level or equivalent professional qualification in Community Work, Education, Social Work, Youth Work, Counselling, Public Health or a related discipline.

    Salary: NJC Scale SCP 29-32 (£32,910 – £35,745)

    Location: The successful post holder will initially be home based and will be involved in identifying the location of the charity’s office in the region. We envisage that the office will be in Exeter or the surrounding area.

    Hours: 36 hours – full time

    Closing date: midnight 2nd August 2021

    Interview date: w/c 9th August 2021

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Please email BOTH completed applications to HR@papyrus-uk.org. Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.


    JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION
    APPLICATION FORM 1
    APPLICATION FORM 2

  • HOPELINEUK Manager

    Please read through the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION fully before applying. Once completed please send both APPLICATION FORM 1 and APPLICATION FORM 2 to HR@papyrus-uk.org Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.


    Job Role: HOPELINEUK Manager

    Fixed term contract until October 2022 (Maternity Cover)

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • A proven track record of building and managing an effective team, supporting their development and managing their performance.
    • Previous experience of building, developing and managing effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders in the community, voluntary, statutory and political settings
    • Awareness of the issues around safeguarding and how these can affect young people and adults at risk.
    • Previous successful experience of working in suicide prevention or mental health
    • Degree level or professional qualification in Health, Nursing, Social Work, Community Work or related discipline

    Salary: NJC Scale SCP 29 – 32 (£32,910 to £35,745)

    Location: Warrington or Cardiff

    Hours: 36 hours

    Closing date: 31 July 2021

    Interview date: 5/6 August 2021

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Please email BOTH completed applications to HR@papyrus-uk.org. Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.


    JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION
    APPLICATION FORM 1
    APPLICATION FORM 2

  • Influencer Marketing and Communications Officer

    Please read through the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION fully before applying. Once completed please send both APPLICATION FORM 1 and APPLICATION FORM 2 to HR@papyrus-uk.org Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.


    Job Role: Influencer Marketing and Communications Officer

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Experience of working in marketing and communications
    • Experience of working with external ambassadors and influencers and representing an organisation with external stakeholders
    • Experience of managing different social media platforms and the ability to use digital channels to improve reach/ efficiency and impact of campaigns/ messaging
    • Creativity; the ability to think outside of the box for innovative and original campaigns
    • An understanding of the importance of elevating the voices of those with lived-experience, and from a multitude of backgrounds and communities.

    Salary: NJC Scale SCP 13-17 (£22,627-£24,491 per annum)

    Location: The successful candidate will be based at our Warrington office and will be required to work flexibly

    Hours: 36 hours

    Closing date: 6 August 2021

    Interview date: w/c 16 August 2021

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Please email BOTH completed applications to HR@papyrus-uk.org. Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.


    JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION
    APPLICATION FORM 1
    APPLICATION FORM 2

  • Parliamentary Engagement Officer

    Please read through the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION fully before applying. Once completed please send both APPLICATION FORM 1 and APPLICATION FORM 2 to HR@papyrus-uk.org Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.


    Job Role: Parliamentary Engagement Officer

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Recent experience of engaging with parliamentarians within Westminster and devolved governments
    • Understanding of UK governments and parliaments, and how to influence on both devolved and reserved issues
    • Experience representing an organisation with senior external stakeholders
    • Experience of working productively with a range of multi-disciplinary internal teams
    • The ability to work within a matrix management system working with Heads of Nations across the UK

    Salary: NJC Scale SCP 13-17 (£22,627-£24,491 per annum)

    Location: The successful candidate will be based at our Warrington, London, Cardiff or Belfast office and will be required to work flexibly and travel to across the UK as required

    Hours: 36 hours

    Closing date: 22nd August 2021

    Interview date: w/c 30th August 2021

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Please email BOTH completed applications to HR@papyrus-uk.org. Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.


    JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION
    APPLICATION FORM 1
    APPLICATION FORM 2

  • Head of PAPYRUS in Scotland

    Please read through the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION fully before applying. Once completed please send both APPLICATION FORM 1 and APPLICATION FORM 2 to HR@papyrus-uk.org Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.


    Job Role: Head of PAPYRUS in Scotland

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Tertiary level education and qualification (degree level) in Leadership, Management, Health, Social Care, Social Sciences, Education or similar
    • Proven experience of developing and managing services, programmes, and projects from design to outcome
    • Demonstrable experience of leading a successful team, supporting their development, and managing their performance.
    • Ability to translate strategic plans into outcomes
    • Demonstrable business development skills developing products and growing a service from scratch

    Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 per annum

    Location: Glasgow

    Hours: 36 hours per week. Due to the nature of the role, some evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required.

    Closing date: 25th August 2021

    Interview date: 1st Interview 8th September (online via MS Teams) 2nd Interview 14th September (face to face – Glasgow)

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Please email BOTH completed applications to HR@papyrus-uk.org. Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.


    JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION
    APPLICATION FORM 1
    APPLICATION FORM 2

  • Community Development Officer - West Midlands

    Please read through the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION fully before applying. Once completed please send both APPLICATION FORM 1 and APPLICATION FORM 2 to HR@papyrus-uk.org Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.


    Job Role: Community Development Officer

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • A degree or professional qualification in Education, Counselling, Training, Psychology, Community Development or Youth Work
    • Experience of leading and working on community-based projects
    • A proven track record of delivering training and/or learning workshops/educational activities
    • Previous successful experience of interagency working and networking with stakeholders
    • Ability to communicate effectively and deliver presentations and training to varied audiences on suicide prevention and/or self-harm and/or mental health related issues
    • Experienced ASIST Trainer or willingness to gain the qualification and experience

    Salary: NJC Scale SCP 18 – 23 (£24,982 – £27,741 per annum)

    Location: The successful candidates will initially be based at home and will be required to work flexibly and attend the West Midlands office as required.

    Hours: 36 hours per week. Due to the nature of the role, some evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required.

    Closing date: 9th August 2021

    Interview date: W/C 16th August 2021

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Please email BOTH completed applications to HR@papyrus-uk.org. Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.


    JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION
    APPLICATION FORM 1
    APPLICATION FORM 2

  • Community Development Officer - London

    Please read through the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION fully before applying. Once completed please send both APPLICATION FORM 1 and APPLICATION FORM 2 to HR@papyrus-uk.org Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.


    Job Role: Community Development Officer

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • A degree or professional qualification in Education, Counselling, Training, Psychology, Community Development or Youth Work
    • Experience of leading and working on community-based projects
    • A proven track record of delivering training and/or learning workshops/educational activities
    • Previous successful experience of interagency working and networking with stakeholders
    • Ability to communicate effectively and deliver presentations and training to varied audiences on suicide prevention and/or self-harm and/or mental health related issues
    • Experienced ASIST Trainer or willingness to gain the qualification and experience

    Salary: NJC Scale SCP 18 – 23 (£24,982 – £27,741 per annum)

    Location: The successful candidates will initially be based at home and will be required to work flexibly and attend the West Midlands office as required.

    Hours: 36 hours per week. Due to the nature of the role, some evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required.

    Contractual Status:

    1 x permanent role
    1 x 12-month fixed term contract (maternity cover)

     

    Closing date: 9th August 2021

    Interview date: TBC

    PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Please email BOTH completed applications to HR@papyrus-uk.org. Please do not send your CV as this will not be considered as part of your application.


    JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION
    APPLICATION FORM 1
    APPLICATION FORM 2

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