Work for us

Do you want to work for an organisation that helps change the lives of 20,000 people each year?

Based at the Beacon of Light, we believe that the successful recruitment, retention and development of staff alongside a values-led culture is vital to our success.

As part of our team you can look forward to: 

Game of II Halves Delivery Officer (Full Time)

The Foundation of Light is seeking a highly motivated individual to fulfil the exciting role of full-time Game of II Halves Delivery Officer.

The role will effectively engage the local community to make residents more aware of the importance of maintaining positive mental wellbeing and stimulate participation pathways into the ‘Game of II Halves’ project. Duties include destigmatising mental health, equipping participants with greater mental resilience and upskilling a team of ‘Ambassadors’ to promote positive resilience messages in their community.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lee Crosby, Head of Health and Wellbeing, at lee.crosby@foundationoflight.co.uk to arrange a call.

The base for the post is the Beacon of Light, with regular delivery across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham.

Interested applicants should request an application pack or send a CV to gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk

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Closing date: 31st May

 

Primary Stars Education Officer (Full Time and Part Time roles)

The Foundation of Light is seeking to recruit a highly motivated qualified Primary teacher to fulfil the exciting role of Primary Education Officer as part of the Football in the Community team.

The successful candidate will deliver innovative programmes across Key Stage 1 and 2, using the power of football and sport to engage Primary aged children. This will include delivering both whole class and intervention programmes focusing on Maths, Literacy, Enterprise and PSHE.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jake Hannah, Primary Stars Lead, on jake.hannah@foundationoflight.co.uk to arrange a call.

The base for the post is the Beacon of Light, with regular delivery across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham.

Interested applicants should request an application pack or send a CV to gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk. Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

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Closing date: 28th May

 

Café Manager (Full Time)

The Foundation of Light is seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced individual to fulfil the exciting role of Café Manager.

The Café Manager role is responsible for three key areas of the Beacon of Light catering operation; café management, vending and event catering, ensuring effective planning and coordination across these areas, delivering the highest level of service and customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate has a passion for food, excellent organisational skills, and a proven track record in catering management. They will have a sound knowledge of industry standards, management of stock control, supplier negotiations and café budgets.

The base for the post is the Beacon of Light, Sunderland.

Interested applicants should request an application pack or send a CV to gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk. Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful. 

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Closing date: 22nd May

 

Catering Assistant (Full Time)

The Foundation of Light is seeking to recruit a customer service focused, experienced Catering Assistant to join our team at the Beacon of Light.

Our Catering Assistants work across Beacon of Light events, catering services, and vending, providing an outstanding level of customer service to our ranging customer and user groups, supporting the Catering Manager with all food and drink provision.

The successful candidate will be the face of the Beacon of Light, acting as an ambassador of the Foundation of Light, contributing to the success of our social enterprise service.

The base for the post is the Beacon of Light, Sunderland.

Interested applicants should request an application pack or send a CV to gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk. Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

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Closing date: 22nd May

 

Designated Safeguarding Lead (Full Time)

This is an ideal opportunity to join a fast-moving and growing charitable organisation at a very exciting time.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead will act as the first point of contact for all Safeguarding and Child Protection matters and be responsible for developing and delivering our safeguarding provision in a positive and supportive way across the charity. The role requires an experienced, enthusiastic, and committed safeguarding expert who is resilient and confident.

Interested applicants should request an application pack or send their CV and personal statement showcasing relevant skills and experience against the job requirements via email to gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk

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Closing date: 20th May

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