Opportunities with The VCS Alliance and External Partners

Thank you for your interest in joining The VCS Alliance; we currently have one vacancy, with more coming next week.

To view vacan­cies with­in our sec­tor and with sys­tem part­ners please vis­it: https://snicket.org/

Post: Project Sup­port Offi­cer
Respon­si­ble to: Oper­a­tions Direc­tor
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £22,500
Loca­tion: Based at Perkin House, Brad­ford 1

Clos­ing Date: Sun­day 7th July 2024

Inter­views: Inter­views will take place the weeks
com­menc­ing: 15th & 22nd July 2024. 11:30PM

Basic Require­ments of Post:
As part of this role you will be required to work and trav­el across the Brad­ford Dis­trict and Craven. While the VCS Alliance sup­ports hybrid work­ing, there is an expec­ta­tion that you will be in the office for at least two days per week.

Pur­pose of the Post:
To pro­vide essen­tial sup­port to project leads to ensure effec­tive deliv­ery of our projects.
To pro­vide gen­er­al sup­port to all our staff across the VCS Alliance to ensure our work can run smooth­ly and effec­tive­ly.

28 days annu­al leave per year (Pro Rata) plus Bank Hol­i­days, and addi­tion­al day of leave for your birth­day. Employ­ee Assis­tance Pro­gramme, hybrid work­ing, work­place pen­sion, oppor­tu­ni­ties for pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment and free office park­ing.

If you would like to know more about this excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty or if you have any ques­tions, please con­tact Nick Rogers, Oper­a­tions Direc­tor, in con­fi­dence: nick@thevcsalliance.org.uk

How to Apply: Writ­ten Appli­ca­tions:
Appli­ca­tions can be sub­mit­ted by down­load­ing and com­plet­ing this appli­ca­tion form: 

How to Apply: Video Appli­ca­tions:
The VCS Alliance is explor­ing ways in which we can make the appli­ca­tion process more acces­si­ble, to this end we are accept­ing video appli­ca­tions. If you choose to apply in this way please ensure:
- You cov­er all the ques­tions in the writ­ten appli­ca­tion form.
- The video is not more than 5 min­utes in dura­tion.
- Video for­mats accept­ed: MPEG‑4 (MP4), Win­dows Media File (.wma), Audio Video Inter­leave (.avi)

All writ­ten and video appli­ca­tions should be accom­pa­nied by a full CV and sent to: recruitment@thevcsalliance.org.uk by the clos­ing date/ time: Sun­day 7th July at 11:30pm

To sup­port your appli­ca­tion an Appli­cant brochure has been pro­duced which con­tains a full Job Descrip­tion and Per­son­al Spec­i­fi­ca­tion which can be downloaded.

The VCS Alliance Board Openings and non-paid opportunities

The VCS Alliance (Brad­ford and Craven)Board of Trustees Oppor­tu­ni­ties
As an organ­i­sa­tion we are always inter­est­ed in hear­ing from tal­ent­ed peo­ple from all sec­tors that can
strength­en us as an organ­i­sa­tion and help us to rep­re­sent and work with and on behalf of our sec­tor mem­bers and deliv­ery providers. 

At the VCS Alliance we are a key part of the Health and Care sys­tem across Brad­ford and Craven. We cre­ate oppor­tu­ni­ties for the Vol­un­tary and Com­mu­ni­ty Sec­tor (VCS) to co design inno­v­a­tive health cre­ation solu­tions for indi­vid­u­als and communities.

A bit about us and the opportunity

We are…

We ask trustees to…

We offer…

  • A char­i­ty which works across Brad­ford and Craven dis­tricts deliv­er­ing trans­for­ma­tion­al change to the health and care system.
  • A fast grow­ing and inno­v­a­tive organisation.
  • Our role includes cre­at­ing, co-design­ing, and co-deliv­er­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for the VCS sec­tor to engage with the health and care sys­tem cre­at­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties to keep peo­ple hap­py and healthy at home.
  • Inform them­selves about the oper­a­tional sec­tors with­in which the BVCSA oper­ates, i.e., health
  • Attend 75% of trustee meet­ings (approx every 4–8 weeks).
  • Ensure the BVCSA is com­pli­ant with its objec­tives as defined in the arti­cles of asso­ci­a­tion.
    Be an active mem­ber in our Finance or Per­for­mance and Con­tract­ing Com­mit­tees.
    Join us on our away day every year and com­mit around 50 hours per year in total.
  • Induc­tion, train­ing, and ongo­ing support.
  • Reim­burse­ment of expenses.
  • The chance to sup­port a bril­liant organ­i­sa­tion deliv­er­ing invalu­able work an inter­est­ing time of change and transition.
  • The oppor­tu­ni­ty to improve the health and well­be­ing of some of the most mar­gin­alised peo­ple in our communities.
  • Oppor­tu­ni­ties for per­son­al development.
  • The oppor­tu­ni­ty to be cen­tral to the devel­op­ment of new and inno­v­a­tive approach­es to cross-sec­tor part­ner­ship working.

For a full Trustee role descrip­tion please down­load the full spec­i­fi­ca­tion by click­ing the but­ton below.

If you would like to chat to some­one about these oppor­tu­ni­ties please email us at by select­ing this icon:

Alter­na­tive­ly, you may com­plete the form below, with a brief Cov­er­ing Let­ter out­lin­ing your expe­ri­ence, areas of inter­est and why you would like to be con­sid­ered for a trustee role.

Though Equal­i­ty, Diver­si­ty and Inclu­sion mon­i­tor­ing is vol­un­tary, by com­plet­ing one it ensures we are able to get a diverse mix of board mem­bers that reflects the rich diver­si­ty of our communities.

Please com­plete the Cov­er­ing Let­ter, Equal­i­ty, Diver­si­ty and Inclu­sion form (option­al), then upload your CV.

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and passionate team..

Who bring our whole selves and give it our all every day, but don’t take our­selves too seriously.

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