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Title Housing and Tenancy Advisor (P/T)
Categories Charity Jobs
Salary c£20,000 pro rata
Location Tiverton
Job Information

We are working with the Churches Housing Action Team (CHAT) in Tiverton. CHAT was founded by a group of Christians who were concerned by the large number of people experiencing housing difficulty in Mid Devon. They offer free housing advice and tenancy support  to people that are facing short term and long term crisis.   They currently have a vacant position available for an Adviser based in the Tiverton office.  30 hours (Mon-Fri)

As part of the Support & Advice team you will provide impartial and confidential advice, information and support to individuals about a wide range of housing problems and support to individuals to maintain their tenancy.  This will be by telephone, face to face or through written communications. You will also be required to act as an advocate or mediator on the clients behalf, liaise with Landlords and other organisations, interview clients, data entry and writing reports.

This is a great opportunity for someone that has previous experience in providing support to vulnerable people, ideally gained within a voluntary organisation. We are also looking for somebody that can manage their own workload and deal with changing priorities. As well as sound IT and written communication skills, you will be happy to acquire new skills and attend training as required. Full Driving license is essential as some work will be in clients homes.

Recruitment Process:

  • Application by CV and covering letter to Jackie Dawkins, Director, Shine Charity Recruitment
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  • First Interview with Jackie Dawkins
  • Second Interview with Churches Housing Action Team (CHAT)


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Title TRUSTEE, Exeter
Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Job Information

We are delighted to be working with Age UK Devon, an organisation that is committed to:

  • Improving the lives of older people in Devon.
  • Providing expert, clear, confidential advice and information to empower informed choices.
  • Listening to needs and valuing contributions.
  • Promoting and enabling active and fulfilling later lives.
  • Promoting independence and wellbeing.

The charity is now looking to recruit one or two new Trustees to join their dynamic and cohesive Board.  If you too believe that living longer should be celebrated and would like to share your skills and experience to support Age UK Devon to deliver their vision, then we would like to hear from you.  The Board of Trustees is responsible for the effective governance and strategy of the charity. This is a voluntary role, with a commitment of up to ten meetings a year.

We are seeking people with a strong track record at board or management level together with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Marketing/PR
  • Income Generation
  • Fundraising

If you would like to talk further about becoming a Trustee, please contact Jackie Dawkins, Director – Shine Charity Recruitment (


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Categories Fundraising Jobs
Salary c£27,000
Location Taunton
Job Information


St. Margaret’s Hospice is the leading provider of end of life services in Somerset.  Our track record of investing in high quality and caring support means we are one of the UK’s largest Hospices.

This is what it is all about:-

“We cannot thank you all enough for the care, love and support for not only my dad during the short time he was in your care but for the support you gave my family too.  Your staff are worth their weight in gold and we will always be so thankful to you all for ensuring my dad was peaceful when he passed.”

We deliver care for over 3,800 people each year who face a life limiting illness. After NHS funding we still need to raise over £9.5m to deliver our care through our fundraising, our shops and from donations. Our pioneering services depend upon the best people who can innovate and provide the best care possible for patients and their families.

Are you an experienced Corporate, Community or Events Fundraiser or are you in a similar role and looking for your next challenge?

In this exciting position you will manage, support and deliver our strategic plans and income targets. We are looking for someone who can motivate, inspire and manage people, grow and deliver income and maximise opportunities for raising awareness to support our income streams. This dynamic role, will require the successful candidate to build strong relationships both internal and external, understand the importance of donor and supporter care, deliver against targets, travel across Somerset and work at pace.

We have ambitious plans to reach more people who need our specialist care by significantly increasing our charitable income in the next 5 years and this role is key to our success. If you are a self-starter, have the ability to produce and deliver results, have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and a passion for helping others, then this is the role for you.

In return we offer a rewarding role in a stimulating and positive working environment, the opportunity to develop new skills, and the satisfaction of supporting the St. Margaret’s team to help make each day count for individuals and families in Somerset.

Please E-MAIL your CV and supporting statement to our Recruitment Partner – Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment –

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Title Trustees – Devon
Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Location East Devon
Job Information

Set in a beautiful East Devon location, Stallcombe House is a unique supportive living community for adults with learning difficulties.  About thirty adults live at the farm and there is also a day care provision.  The charity believes that their residents’ needs are best met by participating in a rural environment providing purposeful activities, originally based on work on the farm and gardens but now including various indoor jobs as well as a wide variety of creative and leisure activities.   The holistic approach to their clients’ care encompasses both their physical and spiritual needs.  The charity is committed to working with the environment, harnessing sustainable power and working organically.

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There is now a need to recruit some new independent Trustees to join the Board to support the charity as it moves towards an exciting new future.  We are looking for commercially astute individuals with an understanding of the private care sector and possibly a background in either HR, Legal or Finance.  The Board meets quarterly and Trustees are encouraged to attend Monthly Management meetings when they can.

Please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment for an initial conversation about trusteeship and Stallcombe House or send your cv to  01884/841751.  She will invite you to meet with her to discuss this in more detail. If you are interested in progess your application,  then these are the following steps

  1. An initial meeting with the Chair and a visit to Stallcombe House.
  2. In invitation to meet the rest of the Board and attend a Board meeting as an observer
  3. If everyone is still keen, then references will be taken up and you will be co-opted onto the Board.
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Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Location Somerset
Job Information


TAH operate across Somerset and our mission is to end rough sleeping in the Southwest.  Our aims are to:

  • Prevent people becoming homelessTAH people 2
  • House and support people who are homeless
  • Provide skills to support people to move on to independent living
  • Facilitate in the provision of ‘move on’ housing
  • Be financially sustainable

We are recruiting four voluntary Board members who are passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable people and have the expertise to drive our organisation forward.  We have approved a new business plan and are developing innovative solutions to help our clients achieve their aspirations. We are looking at options for developing more commercial initiatives to ensure our sustainability.

We are seeking people with a strong track record at board or management level together with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Services to vulnerable people (health, social care, supported living, education, training, advice)
  • Marketing/PR
  • Finance
  • Partnership working

In addition to Board meetings you will also be required to attend two strategy days a year plus induction training.

Recruitment Process

Please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment for an initial conversation about trusteeship and Taunton Association for the Homeless.                   01884/  841751

This will be followed by an initial meeting with the CEO, Justin Roxburgh, and a visit to the charity.

Then a meeting with the Nominations Committee which consists of Molly Holmes (Chair) and one other Trustee before being invited to attend a Board Meeting as an observer.


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