Career Opportunities

Current vacancies at Caring in Bristol

Head of Trusts & Foundations

Salary Scale: Band C, £36,340 – £46,385, dependent on experience

Position: 0.6FTE (Flexible working)

Leave: 33 days per annum (pro rata, inclusive of bank holidays)

Place of work: Flexible with time in the office to be agreed.

Conditions: Enhanced Disclosure CRB required; all staff have responsibilities for the protection of children and young people and work to Caring in Bristol’s Policy for Protecting Children and Young People

Responsible to: Director of Income Generation/Charity Director

How to apply: To apply, please submit a completed application form with the subject line: ‘Head of Trusts’ to recruitment@caringinbristol.org.uk

Closing date for applications: The closing date will be Midnight 2nd February.
Interviews to be held w/c 3rd January (due to Christmas period).

Income from trusts, foundations and statutory funders represents over 50% of Caring in Bristol’s income and are crucial to our future sustainability and growth. As part of our continued investment in this area, our Head of Trusts and Foundations will take primary responsibility for securing and growing income from institutional funders and developing the wider charity to support this goal.

Caring in Bristol has grown rapidly in the last three years and our Head of Trusts and Foundations will bring the added maturity and experience to consolidate our growth and unlock the next period of development. In particular, they will lead the development of services/the organisation that create new strategic, multi-year funding opportunities from the UK’s most significant funders, including statutory sources.

Head of Trusts and Foundations Job Description

Application form

If you have any questions regarding the role or the application process, please do get in touch via info@caringinbristol.org.uk

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Fundraising Trustee

Being a trustee for our growing and ambitious charity will make a huge impact. Your support and expert
advice will be key to navigating us through growth, risk, and future strategic planning. Whilst we are embarking on this ambitious journey of impact and growth we need those with experience, passion, pragmatism and a connection to our community to support us to thrive. This role will have an immediate impact on our ability to oversee the next four years of our strategy in Bristol.

We are looking for an experienced fundraiser to work alongside our Income Generation team creating a sustainable organisation.

This is a key role with full oversight of the fundraising activities for the charity.

  • Support devising a fund raising strategy to be approved by the Board of Trustees
  • Support our Income Generation team and advise on fund raising, comprising community, trust, corporate, major donor and digital fund raising, across the organisation
  • Support and advise on funding applications to charitable trusts and foundations
  • Attend networking events and meetings with potential donors
  • Support visits from funders and build relationships with funders
  • Work with the team to create innovative ideas to gain funds

Caring in Bristol trustee pack

To apply please send an up to date CV and cover letter explaining why you are perfect for the role to recruitment@caringinbristol.org.uk 

For further information on this voluntary role please email fundraising@caringinbristol.org.uk 


We are committed to increasing diversity of staff within Caring in Bristol and within the Charity Sector as a whole. We especially welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness. Black, Asian and ethnic minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for these roles. We welcome applications from everyone who meets the requirements of the Person Specifications. We encourage applications from all gender identities and sexual orientations; we are committed to equal opportunity, equal treatment and respect for every individual. If you have special access requirements, please do let us know.

We offer, and value, flexible working. As a charity we are proud to be committed to mental health awareness and to actively supporting the wellbeing of the team.

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