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Find out about the latest job vacancies with the LGBT Foundation

LGBT Foundation is a Disability Confident Committed Employer and is an Investors in People accredited organisation. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age, but, as ethnic minority groups, members of the trans community and religious and faith groups are currently under-represented across the organisation, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Talking Therapies Programme Manager

LGBT Foundation is looking for a passionate and experienced leader with expert knowledge of mental health to join us as our Talking Therapies Programme Manager!


Mental health is a key area of growth for LGBT Foundation, and the Talking Therapies Programme Manager will be overseeing the strategic development and implementation of the services within this programme. The post holder will also oversee operation delivery and provide specialist knowledge and expertise to the organisation around the subject of mental health and how this intersects with the diverse needs of our communities.

The Talking Therapies Programme Manager will hold responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Talking Therapies Programme and the Indigo Gender Therapy Service. This includes supporting the strategic development of the services to meet the needs of our service users, the line management of the Talking Therapies Programme’s Coordinator, Indigo therapists, IAPT therapists and volunteer counsellors (qualified and on placement).

The Talking Therapies Programme Manager will ensure that all aspects of the Talking Therapies Programme meet key quality performance and contractual targets, including writing reports for commissioners and the board. The successful candidate will work closely with the Deputy Director - Delivery to identify and share - best practice (inc. training), quality assurance processes, and key service infrastructure systems for Talking Therapies.

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC), and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

* Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary

Salary: £33,029 (+10% pension)

Special Terms: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to: Deputy Director - Delivery

Accountable for: Talking Therapies Coordinator, Indigo Senior Therapist, IAPT therapists, Volunteer and student therapists.

Closing Date: 9am on Tuesday 28th September.

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Closing Date: Monday 27th September 2021 Interview Date: Not specified

HR Advisor

Are you passionate HR professional with a keen eye for process, consistency and inclusion?


LGBT Foundation is looking for a HR Advisor to support in providing advice, guidance and clarity for all colleagues with the various systems and processes through which the charity operates, ensuring that LGBT Foundation has the best working environment and processes possible.

We are recruiting a brand new HR advisor who will support the charity during this period of growth in the workforce by:

  • Helping to implement the people strategy
  • Ensuring HR and operational policies and procedures are fit for purpose and adhered to by all colleagues.
  • Provide robust and bespoke HR advice to all levels within the organisation
  • Assisting to ensure that the organisations training and development aims are delivered
  • Continuously oversee our recruitment processes and work alongside colleagues and line managers to work toward the best practice when it comes to fair and inclusive recruitment in line with the organisations diversity targets and employment law.
  • To display a professional service approach to internal and external Colleagues
  • To build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally.

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

* Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

Salary: £27,123 (+10% Pension)

Special Terms: 37hrs per week, 1-year fixed term (continuation subject to funding)

Reporting to: HR Manager

Closing Date: 9am on Tuesday, 5th October 2021

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Closing Date: Monday 4th October 2021 Interview Date: Wednesday 13th October 2021 00:00

Deputy Director - Finance

LGBT Foundation is looking for a Deputy Director of Finance to take responsibility for ensuring effective and transparent financial governance of the organisation and maintaining the financial viability of the charity


The Finance function within LGBT Foundation is critical to the ongoing success and day to day operation of all our services and projects. The Deputy Director of Finance will ensure our finance function run smoothly and effectively, whilst also providing long term financial planning and strategic leadership on all matters relating to finance. This role will entail working with staff and stakeholders to ensure our finances are effectively managed, and will:

  • Lead and develop financial processes across the organisation to ensure the smooth running of all of our finance functions.
  • Ensure effective flow of information across all parts of the organisation, particularly to our SMT, Finance and Administration Sub-Committee, Board, and Auditors - including producing management accounts, cash flow financial forecasting, and leading on our Annual Audit.
  • Ensure we comply with internal and external finance and income regulations such as those set by Charity Commission, Fundraising Regulator, HMRC, and our own finance regulations.
  • Lead on both short and long term financial planning, including managing budget setting and reforecasting for the organisation, working with colleagues to ensure we generate surplus each year by identifying trends or risks which might impact budget decisions.
  • Act as link between income and finance teams to ensure projects Full Cost Recovery are accurately calculated, funding gaps are identified, and project initiation and management are supported, including translating funding budgets into internal systems, and supporting with monitoring returns.
  • You will be an experienced finance professional, have a flexible and motivated attitude to work, have attention to detail and analytical skills, and work with a high level of integrity. CCAB qualification is preffered, but AAT with relevant experience would be considered.

    We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

    * Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

    Salary: £41,069 (+10% Pension)

    Special Terms: Full time, permanent

    Reporting to: Deputy Chief Executive

    Accountable for: Finance Coordinator

    Closing Date: 9am on Monday, 4th October 2021.

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    Closing Date: Sunday 3th October 2021 Interview Date: Monday 11th October 2021 00:00

    Community Organising Coordinator

    If you're passionate about LGBTQ+ inclusion, want to inspire budding activists, and want to be part of making change at a national and local level, we’d love to hear from you!


    LGBT Foundation is looking for a Coordinator to lead our Community Organising Programme and make lasting change for LGBTQ+ communities.

    The post holder will:

    • Co-ordinate the delivery of our Community Organising Programme
    • Develop and deliver training and support to upskill LGBTQ+ activists
    • Support LGBTQ+ activists to enable them make change in their local communities through facilitated workshops and peer support
    • Work with the Policy and Research Team to use our evidence to influence policy change
    • Ensure that policy and research projects delivered by LGBT Foundation are coproduced collaboratively with LGBTQ+ communities

    We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

    * Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers, and all those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

    Salary: £24,061 (+10% Pension)

    Hours: 37 per week

    Special Terms: Until 31st March 2023 (subject to continuation funding)

    Reporting to: Policy & Research Manager

    Accountable for: Volunteers

    Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 28th September 2021

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    Closing Date: Monday 27th September 2021 Interview Date: Tuesday 5th October 2021 00:00

    Assistant Director of Contract Development

    LGBT Foundation is looking for an Assistant Director of Contract Development to take responsibility for ensuring effective compliance and management of existing contracts, whilst also working to develop these contracts further and generate new income and opportunities to grow


    This Income Generation role will work closely with our Director of Development and will be critical to the ongoing success of LGBT Foundation as we grow and aim to support more LGBT people than ever before. This role will entail working with key internal staff and external funders to:

  • Act as senior contract manager, ensuring consistent management of all grants and contracts – including contract monitoring compliance and reporting oversight.
  • Undertake a review of all our existing contracts to identify they are fit for purpose and that opportunities for growth and development through new negotiation, annual inflationary uplifts, and underspend utilisation are maximised.
  • Ensure best practice around delivery is shared across teams, and areas of risk are identified, and project managed to resolution.
  • Identify and develop new contract and grant income to support our financial growth, focussing on Greater Manchester and expansion of existing services.
  • Develop partnership and relationships to support our bidding.
  • You will be an experienced contract manager and development professional, with a flexible and motivated attitude to work. We’re looking for someone who is target driven, and has great influencing and negotiation skills.

    We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

    * Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

    Salary: £36,967 (+10% Pension)

    Special Terms: Full time, permanent

    Reporting to: Director of Development

    Accountable for: Grants & Contracts Manager

    Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday 5th October 2021

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    Closing Date: Monday 4th October 2021 Interview Date: Monday 11th October 2021 00:00

    Communications Coordinator

    LGBT Foundation is looking for a creative and ambitious individual with a passion for marketing and communications to join us as our Communications Coordinator!


    LGBT Foundation’s work is driven by two-way communication with the LGBT communities we serve. Our national influence and visibility continue to grow as does the range and ambition of our work. We are looking for a Communications Coordinator to support the delivery of our national marketing and communications campaigns. You will work closely with our Communications Manager, the communications team and the wider services and projects team to plan, implement and increase the profile of our services, nationwide activities and opportunities to a wide range of audiences.

    The post holder will:

    • help market LGBT Foundation and advocate for our work
    • lead national campaigns
    • enhance our e-marketing campaigns
    • work with the team to promote our programme of events

    We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

    * Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

    Salary: £24,061 (+10% Pension)

    Special Terms: Full time, Permanent

    Reporting to: Communications Manager

    Closing Date: 9am, Monday 11th October 2021.

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    Closing Date: Sunday 10th October 2021 Interview Date: Monday 18th October 2021 00:00

    Creative Content Designer

    LGBT Foundation is looking for a new Creative Content Designer to produce exciting content to help promote our life-changing work!


    LGBT Foundation’s work is driven by two-way communication with the LGBT communities we serve. Our national influence and visibility continue to grow, and we are looking for a remarkable Creative Content Designer to join our communications team to plan and create high-quality online and offline content that promotes all projects and services and tells the life-changing story of the work done by us and our partners. You will work closely with our Communications Manager, Communications Coordinator, Digital Engagement Officer and the wider services and projects team to shape and implement a content strategy that uses graphic design, film, video and other digital means to amplify our message and mission and extend the reach and engagement of our campaigns.

    This is a new role in the organisation and will play a vital role in building and maintaining our brand.

    The post holder will:

    • be responsible for the production of high-quality content
    • assume responsibility for shaping our content strategy
    • responsible for managing internal creation processes

    We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

    * Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

    Salary: £18,757 (+10% Pension)

    Special Terms: Full time, Permanent

    Reporting to: Communications Manager & Coordinator

    Closing Date: 9am, Thursday 14th October 2021.

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    Closing Date: Wednesday 13th October 2021 Interview Date: Thursday 21th October 2021 00:00

    Digital Engagement Officer

    LGBT Foundation is looking for an engaging, passionate individual to help amplify the voices of LGBT Communities as our Digital Engagement Officer!


    LGBT Foundation’s work is driven by two-way communication with the LGBT communities we serve. Our national influence and visibility continue to grow, and we are looking for a Digital Engagement Officer to join our communications team to manage the day-to-day operation of our social media channels and our website, helping us engage with our local, regional and national audience.

    You will work closely with our Communications Manager, Communications Coordinator and the wider services and projects team to grow our social media, online presence and digital activity and help plan and implement significant campaigns that nurture the voices of LGBT communities and promotes our range of projects and services.

    The post holder will:

    • be responsible for social media
    • will maintain our website
    • play a vital role in communicating our work to our audience

    We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

    * Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

    Salary: £18,757 (+10% Pension)

    Special Terms: Full time, Permanent

    Reporting to: Communications Manager, Communications Coordinator

    Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday 12th October 2021

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    Closing Date: Monday 11th October 2021 Interview Date: Tuesday 19th October 2021 00:00

    Sexual Health Services Officer

    Are you passionate about sexual health and supporting LGBTQ+ communities?


    The Sexual Health Services Officer will be responsible for the delivery of sexual health services, specifically working towards key quality, performance and activity targets. They will support with the delivery of targeted sexual health services.

    You will deliver a range of targeted sexual health interventions (including workshops, brief interventions and one-to-one support) in a wide variety of settings across Greater Manchester with intersectional LGBT people. You will ensure that all activity, performance and monitoring data is kept up to date on our central management system (CMS), producing reports as and when requested.

    You will work with the Sexual Health Coordinator – Community Engagement to deliver of LGBT Foundation’s Sexual Health community asset mapping strategy. This includes creating and strengthen connections with relevant groups, organisations and influential individuals across Greater Manchester who work with LGBT people who belong to other minority groups Together you will create and support the facilitation of sexual health events with LGBT people who also belong to other minority groups. You will support with the recruitment, training of volunteers who will support the intersectional engagement work.

    In addition, you will work closely with the Sexual Health Coordinator – Community Engagement to ensure that workshop content, resources and activities are representative of the diversity of the LGBT communities. This will include different sexual health needs and sexual experiences, co-produce print and digital media which celebrates diversity whilst highlighting the needs of underrepresented communities in sexual health service provision

    We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

    * Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

    Salary: £19,358 (+10% Pension)

    Special Terms: Full-time – 37hrs, Fixed Term until 31st July 2022

    Reporting to: Sexual Health Coordinator – Community Engagement

    Accountable for: Volunteers & Sessional Workers

    Closing Date: 9am on Thursday, 7th October 2021

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    Closing Date: Wednesday 6th October 2021 Interview Date: Thursday 14th October 2021 00:00