job opportunity

Toby Blume evnuk at
Tue Feb 11 18:11:30 GMT 2003

hi there

forgive the informal email but i wanted to let you know that Groundswell is 
seeking to recruit a network development worker. jobs at groundswell dont 
come up very often and it's such a great place to work (honestly it is!) 
that we know lots of you will know people who may be interested.

the job involves running our grants programmes, developing our social 
business programme, supporting self help groups around the uk and 
co-ordinating our exchange programme.

attached is further information on what we're looking for in word & pdf format.

for more information please contact groundswell. there will be adverts in 
the next couple of weeks and application forms will be available on the 
website by the beginning of next week (or from the office).

please pass on this information to anyone you think may be interested in 
the post.

thanks and sorry for the mass emailing but we are obviously keen to let 
people know about the post.

all the best


ps for anyone who's wondering...kara's leaving do will be on tuesday 11th 
march (venue to be confirmed) and she's going to work at UnLtd!

Toby Blume

Groundswell UK
Elmfield House
5 Stockwell Mews
London SW9 9GX

Tel     020 7737 5500
Fax     020 7733 1305

  Want to work at Groundswell?

Do you see homeless and excluded people as a problem or part of the solution?

Network development worker
Salary c.£24,000 (including inner London weighting) + 5% non-contributory 
5 weeks holiday + statutory holidays + Christmas break

We need an enthusiastic and dynamic person with excellent communication 
skills to work within a small team having a big impact. You should enjoy 
being involved in a wide range of activities, working with people and be 
committed to achieving positive social change.

you will:
? Coordinate our grants programme
? Develop our new social business programme
? Support self-help groups and encourage homeless-led projects
? Manage our horizontal exchange programme
? Help support the resource development needs of groups run by or involving 
excluded people
? Assist the rest of the team in organising networking events, producing 
publications and other Groundswell projects.

about Groundswell
Groundswell UK is a national charity that supports a network of people and 
projects who are committed to inclusive approaches to tackling 
homelessness, poverty and exclusion. We provide a wide range of services 
and activities designed to support groups and individuals who share our 

Groundswell aims to:
? Work with people who have experienced homelessness, poverty or exclusion 
to set up and run projects to help themselves and others achieve their goals
? Encourage service providers to recognise and use the skills and expertise 
of people who access their services
? Create opportunities for people to influence the decisions which affect 
their lives.

This is a fixed-term contract until January 2005
Deadline for completed applications is Friday 14th March 2003

For an application pack and further information:
Groundswell, Elmfield House, 5 Stockwell Mews, London SW9 9GX
(020) 7737 5500
jobs at
This post is funded by a grant from ????????

Groundswell aims to be an equal opportunity employer and under represented 
groups are positively encouraged to apply
Groundswell Network Support UK is a registered charity no. 1089987

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