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BLESMA

Blesma – Grants & Outreach Activities Executive

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

Blesma – The Limbless Veterans is the national charity and membership association for limbless serving and ex-service men and women and their dependants.

We help all wounded servicemen and women who have lost limbs, the use of limbs or eyes, to rebuild their lives by providing well-being support and rehabilitation activities.

Blesma campaigns for our veteran’s rights and looks after individuals and their families by offering a comprehensive welfare system and financial assistance programme.  Rehabilitation, support, counselling and care are the four principle foundations of our organisation.  Together, we can help our men, women and their families face the challenges ahead with renewed confidence and self-belief.

The Grants & Outreach Activities Executive role plays an important part within Blesma as part of a small dynamic team that delivers welfare support and financial assistance to enhance Members well-being.

Current holder             Vacant – New Post

Main purpose              As part of the Independence and Wellbeing Team, is the focal point for advising on grants and coordinating outreach activities.

Location                      Work out of Blesma Head office, 115 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex

Responsible to            Director Independence and Wellbeing (DIW).

Salary and Benefits    Up to £30,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Blesma offers a contributory pension scheme – employer’s contribution of 5% and a suggested employee’s contribution of 5% and a Death in Service insurance benefit equal to one and a half times annual salary.

Contract                      Permanent.

Holidays                      25 days per annum, plus statutory holidays.

Equal Opportunities    Blesma is an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this is expected.

Full details of Conditions of Employment are set out in Blesma’s Employment Contract, the main features of which are standard for all staff.

We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.   Blesma encourages a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths.   With an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Download full details here.

Applicants are invited to submit a covering letter and CV to: hrf@blesma.org.  The deadline for applications is 16 July 2021.

Interview date:  Between 21 – 22 Jul 21

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