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The Charlie Waller Trust was created by the Waller family in 1997 in response to the loss of their son and brother Charlie to suicide having suffered from depression. We have since become one of the UK’s most respected mental health charities.

Our mission is to educate young people and those with responsibility for them - so parents and carers, teachers, college and university staff, employers, GPs and Practice Nurses - about their mental health and wellbeing.

Whether within our head office, or as part of our network of trainers, or as a volunteer, there may be opportunities for you join our team.

Current vacancies

Our current Head Office vacancies are listed below and we are taking applications through Charity Jobs.

For future vacancies, follow us on LinkedIn for any opportunities that come up.

Head of Fundraising

We are seeking an ambitious Head of Fundraising to join our dynamic, growing charity, as we continue to focus on children and young people's mental health and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will need a strong background in all aspects of fundraising, proven ability to lead a fundraising team, and the drive to introduce new and successful income streams. As a member of the senior management team, you’ll have sound strategic ability and the skill to attract major funders, using your existing contacts and quickly establishing new ones in this highly visible role.

Read the full job description and apply on Charity Jobs:

Head of Fundraising vacancy

Application deadline: 17 February 2021

Trusts and Grants Fundraising Officer

We are looking for an experienced Trusts and Grants Fundraiser to join our brilliant fundraising team.

The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in improving the lives of young people through educating them to look after their mental health. You’ll have an excellent understanding of researching, preparing and submitting high-quality funding applications and will be confident in developing strong relationships with current and potential funders. This is an exciting, varied and vital role, and your enthusiasm and ability to plan effectively and positively contribute to a small but dedicated team will be key.

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Trusts and Grants Fundraising Officer vacancy

Application deadline: 29 January 2021

Training and Evaluation Assistant

Are you a recent graduate or returning to work after a career break? Or are you looking for an opportunity to use your transferable skills?

We are seeking a conscientious team player with excellent organisational, communication and IT skills to join our dynamic, growing mental health charity focused on children and young people.

The successful candidate will have an interest in improving the lives of young people through educating them to look after their mental health. You’ll undertake a wide range of duties to support the delivery of our training and assist us in developing and improving the way we measure the impact of our charitable activities. There will be opportunities to see our mental health training in action, to gain skills and knowledge in evaluation methods and obtain a good understanding of the sector.

This is an exciting, varied role as part of a busy, but very friendly, small team, and your enthusiasm will be key.

Read the full job description and apply on Charity Jobs:

Training and Evaluation Assistant vacancy

Application deadline: 10 February 2021

Office Assistant

We are looking for a conscientious team player with excellent organisational, communication and IT skills who would enjoy a varied workload at our busy office in Thatcham, Berkshire.

The position is a permanent contract for 35 hours per week to start as soon as possible. The role will normally be based at our office in Thatcham, Berkshire with standard business working hours. However, in line with the current government restrictions, it will be home-based where possible.

The successful candidate will play an important role in helping to shape our growth and will have a genuine interest in improving the lives of young people through educating them to look after their mental health This is an exciting, varied role and your enthusiasm will be key.

Read the full job description and apply on Charity Jobs:

Office Assistant vacancy

Application deadline: 10 February 2021

Trainer vacancies

Our trainers are at the centre of the work that we do, in schools, with parents, in colleges, universities and in the workplace. They are a team of highly experienced people, all with expertise in mental health and are generally teachers, clinicians or academics; many also have lived experience of mental health problems.

All our trainers are employed on a freelance basis. If you feel you have the necessary expertise and skills to become a trainer on our other training programmes, or would like to know more about what’s involved, please do contact us.

Volunteering

We're always keen to hear from people who would like to volunteer for the Trust, whether helping out at our events, supporting seasonal and one-off fundraising campaigns, or promoting our social media activity.

If you’re interested in volunteering and would like to know more, please contact us.

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