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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.

Project Coordinator – LGBT Armed Forces, Veterans and Families

If you are passionate about supporting people and tackling loneliness, then we would love to hear from you!


LGBT Foundation is looking for a Project Coordinator to deliver an exciting new national project supporting LGBT armed forces personnel, veterans and their families.

The project seeks to address the loneliness specifically faced by LGBT armed forces communities, many of whom who have traditionally been less likely to access support from mainstream military charities. The project will establish an enduring peer-support network for those individuals by supporting volunteer lead peer support and interactive networking.

The post holder will:

  • Oversee and deliver the LGBT armed forces, veterans and families project
  • Develop and deliver a befriending service to LGBT armed force personnel, veterans and their families
  • Improve our knowledge and support offer for LGBT people who currently or previously served within the military and their families
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships, including with our delivery partners the Armed Forces Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Networks and funding organisations.
  • Provide safeguarding support
  • 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 team.

    Additionally, as the role focusses on engagement with LGBT armed forces, personnel, veterans and their families, we believe lived experience and a broad understanding of the issues faced by this community will be valuable to the role.

    * Trans is an umbrella and inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity is different in some way from the gender 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.

    ● Hours – 22.2hrs per week (0.6FTE)
    ● Annual Leave – 25 per annum plus bank holidays, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service (pro rata where appropriate)
    ● Probation period – post subject to successfully completing a six month probationary period
    ● Employers contributory pension – 10% of annual salary (applied the month following completion of the probationary period
    ● Remote working - The pandemic has taught us that remote working is advantageous to organisations for productivity and LGBT Foundation has adopted a strong agile working structure

    Job Title: Project Coordinator – LGBT Armed Forces, Veterans and Families

    Salary: £23,823 pro rata

    Hours: 22.2hrs per week (0.6 FTE)

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

    Reporting to: Community Programmes Manager

    Accountable for: Volunteers

    Closing Date: Midday - 29th April 2021

    Interviews: Wednesday, 5th May 2021 via Zoom

    Your responsibilities will include:
    - Oversee and deliver the LGBT armed forces personnel, veterans and their families project
    - Deliver a befriending service to LGBT armed force personnel, veterans and their families
    - Improve our knowledge and support offer for LGBT people who currently or previously served within the military and their families
    - Develop and maintain excellent relationships with project partners
    - Provide safeguarding support

    We look forward to receiving your application and if you would like some more information or want to get more of a sense of what we are about, please email [email protected] and he will happily answer any questions or give you a call to discuss the role further.
    Please study the recruitment pack carefully to think about how you are suitable for the role. In the application we ask you to outline how your skills, knowledge, understanding and experience make you the right person for this role.
    Once completed please send both application forms and equal ops form to [email protected] with the job role as the email subject.

    Recruitment Pack & Job Description (2.9MB) Job Application 1 (0.3MB) Job Application 2 (1.1MB) Equal Opps Form (0.1MB)

    Closing Date: Wednesday 28th April 2021 Interview Date: Wednesday 5th May 2021 00:00

    Income Generation Coordinator

    Are you a flexible and motivated income generator?


    Working with the Grants & Contracts Manager and the Senior Leadership Team, helping to ensure LGBT Foundation achieves its income targets. This will be primarily through:

    a) Researching and submitting funding applications to statutory sources and Trusts and Foundations, at either a local, regional or national level.

    b) Overseeing CRM and administrative systems for Grants & Contracts, as well as supporting the work of the Deputy Chief Executive such as writing briefings, keeping internal systems up to date, and supporting with bid compliance and project initiation stages.

    You will have a flexible and motivated attitude to work; have a confident and persuasive writing style; and work with a high level of integrity.

    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.

    ● Hours – 37hrs per week
    ● Annual Leave – 25 per annum plus bank holidays, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service (pro rata where appropriate)
    ● Probation period – post subject to successfully completing a six month probationary period
    ● Employers contributory pension – 10% of annual salary (applied the month following completion of the probationary period
    ● Remote working - The pandemic has taught us that remote working is advantageous to organisations for productivity and LGBT Foundation has adopted a strong agile working structure

    Job Title: Income Generation Coordinator

    Salary: £23,823 pro rata

    Special Terms: Full time, permanent

    Reporting to: Grant & Contracts Manager

    Accountable for: N/A

    Closing Date: 9am - 4th May 2021

    Interviews: Monday, 10th May 2021 via Zoom

    Your responsibilities will include:

    - To work with the Grants & Contracts Manager and Senior Leadership Team, primarily researching and writing medium-term fundraising applications to statutory and trust sources.
    - To source, develop and maintain excellent working relationships with our funders and stakeholders for example by ensuring that thank you letters and signed contracts are sent, supporting with monitoring returns, and identifying potential future partners for funding and tender applications.
    - Maintain effective fundraising systems, through coordinating our CRM system for monitoring Grants & Contracts income streams and ensuring this is kept fully up to date, producing reports and insight on our activity, and implementing improvements and changes where necessary.
    - To support the project initiation stage of new funding agreements (for example through helping to facilitate Project Initiation Meetings, uploading funding information to LGBT Foundation’s CRM System, and ensuring funding information and budgets are communicated to our Finance Team).
    - To support bid compliance, for example through tracking monitoring reports, sending annual accounts, and supporting some smaller-scale monitoring reports.
    - To provide administrative support to the Deputy Chief Executive, for example through diary management, coordination of meetings, briefing paper writing, etc.
    - To contribute to LGBT Foundation’s overall ongoing and annual business planning and budgeting processes.

    We look forward to receiving your application and if you would like some more information or want to get more of a sense of what we are about, please email [email protected] and he will happily answer any questions or give you a call to discuss the role further.
    Please study the recruitment pack carefully to think about how you are suitable for the role. In the application we ask you to outline how your skills, knowledge, understanding and experience make you the right person for this role.
    Once completed please send both application forms and equal ops form to [email protected] with the job role as the email subject.

    Equal Opps Form (0.1MB) Job Application 1 (0.2MB) Job Application 2 (0.9MB) Recruitment Pack & Job Description (1.8MB)

    Closing Date: Monday 3th May 2021 Interview Date: Monday 10th May 2021 00:00

    Mental Health Services Manager

    We are looking for a strategically minded mental health leader to oversee our mental health service delivery


    LGBT Foundation is looking for a Mental Health Services Manager to join our team. LGBT Foundation has based its services on a well-developed expertise around the key health and social care issues affecting LGBTQ communities, including:

    • Mental health
    • Sexual health
    • Wellbeing
    • Community safety
    • Drugs & alcohol
    • Domestic abuse

    Mental Health is a key area of growth for LGBT Foundation, the Mental Health Services Manager will be overseeing the strategic development and implementation of the services within our Programme, as well as overseeing the operating processes, and holding specialist knowledge and expertise in the organisation, around the subject of mental health and how this intersects with the diverse needs of our communities.

    The post holder will:

    1. Manage our Talking Therapies Services (IAPT, Indigo, Volunteer Counselling Service

    2. Manage our Substance Misuse Services (Recovery Programme)

    3. Lead on the strategic Mental Health Programme work, raising the profile of the mental health and wellbeing needs of LGBTQ people and the services provided by LGBT Foundation

    4. Provide expertise in the area of mental health

    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.

    Job Title: Mental Health Services Manager

    Salary: £32,702 (+10% Pension)

    Hours: 37 hours per week

    Special Terms: Permanent

    Reporting to: Deputy Director - Delivery

    Accountable for: Mental Health Coordinator, Substance Misuse Coordinator, Indigo Senior Therapist, IAPT therapists, volunteer and student therapists.

    Closing Date: 9am on Wednesday, 5th May 2021

    Interviews: TBC

    We look forward to receiving your application and if you would like some more information or want to get more of a sense of what we are about, please email [email protected] and he will happily answer any questions or give you a call to discuss the role further.

    Recruitment Pack & Job Description (2.8MB) Job Application 1 (0.3MB) Job Application 2 (1.1MB) Equal Opps Form (0.1MB)

    Closing Date: Tuesday 4th May 2021 Interview Date: Not specified

    Women’s Programme Coordinator

    Are you an empowering community leader who is passionate about LBQ women?


    LGBT Foundation is recruiting for a Women’s Programme Co-ordinator to lead and manage delivery of our comprehensive Women’s Programme, which is funded by the OGX Hair Products and Assura. Our Women’s Programme, the only comprehensive programme of its kind in the country, is aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of lesbian, bisexual and queer (LBQ) women’s communities, and support their continued empowerment and engagement in their communities.

    Key responsibilities include:

    o Leading on capturing and disseminating the learning from the past years of LGBT Foundation’s Women’s Programme across all sectors to raise awareness of LBQ women’s experiences and needs.

    o Networking and presenting with key decision makers to influence future provision and inclusion around LBQ women’s communities nationally.

    o Coordinating a community leaders programme for LBQ women through coaching, training and access to resources

    o Working with LBQ women’s communities in the design and delivery of the programme.

    o Developing a schedule of monthly workshops and annual events for LBQ women

    o Working with other LGBT Foundation directorates to share learning and increase accessibility and inclusion of LBQ women.

    o Overseeing key communication outputs, including a monthly e-bulletin and meetup account.

    o Developing and promote health campaigns targeted specifically at LBQ women

    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.

    ● Hours – 37 hours per week

    ● Annual Leave – 25 per annum plus bank holidays, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service (pro rata where appropriate)

    ● Probation period – post subject to successfully completing a six month probationary period

    ● Employers contributory pension – 10% of annual salary (applied the month following completion of the probationary period)

    ● Remote working - The pandemic has taught us that remote working is advantageous to organisations for productivity and LGBT Foundation has adopted a strong agile working structure

    Job Title: Women’s Programme Coordinator

    Salary: £23,823 pro rata

    Special Terms: End date 31st March 2022 (subject to continuation funding)

    Reporting to: Community Programmes Manager

    Accountable for: Sessional Workers, Volunteers. Bi Programme Sessional Worker

    Closing Date: 9am on Monday 10th May 2021.

    Interviews: Monday, 17th May 2021 via Zoom

    Your responsibilities will include:

    - To lead the delivery of a comprehensive programme for lesbian, bisexual and queer women

    - To work at a national level to raise awareness and visibility of the needs of lesbian, bisexual and queer women

    - Supervision of Sessional Workers

    - To ensure monitoring requirements are fulfilled

    We look forward to receiving your application and if you would like some more information or want to get more of a sense of what we are about, please email [email protected] and he will happily answer any questions or give you a call to discuss the role further.

    Please study the recruitment pack carefully to think about how you are suitable for the role. In the application we ask you to outline how your skills, knowledge, understanding and experience make you the right person for this role.

    Once completed please send both application forms and equal ops form to [email protected] with the job role as the email subject.

    Recruitment Pack & Job Description (3.0MB) Job Application 1 (0.2MB) Job Application 2 (0.9MB) Equal Opps Form (0.1MB)

    Closing Date: Sunday 9th May 2021 Interview Date: Monday 17th May 2021 00:00