At Railway Children, we see ourselves as warriors, united in changing the long-term future for children living alone and at risk on the streets.

Our passion and values underpin everything we do. They unite us and provide the energy and optimism that drives us to work harder and harder for the children and young people we are privileged to help.

We will never stop fighting for street children. It’s all we do. It’s all we’ll keep doing.

Why not join us?

Marketing and Communications Manager

Location: Cheshire with flexible working

Salary/Grade: up to £45,000 - 37.5 hours

We are looking to recruit a highly competent and experienced Marketing and Communications Manager to run our busy in-house marketing department. With responsibility for our small but highly productive creative team, the successful candidate will oversee and project manage a busy and extensive volume of work across the charity and our international affiliates.

As an experienced marketing all-rounder, you will be well practised in a variety of communications channels including digital, direct mail, print, and advertising, with a sound understanding of how these can be used simultaneously to reach a wide range of communities and key influencers. You’ll also have a thorough understanding of audiences, segmentation, personalisation, and messaging.

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below and return it to amelia@charitypeople.co.uk. Please note that Railway Children will only accept applications made using this application form and will not accept CVs.

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Supporter Engagement Officer

Location: Cheshire with flexible working

Salary/Grade: £25,000 - 37.5 hours

We are looking to recruit a Supporter Engagement Officer to deliver excellent supporter care to all our donors, ensuring that their relationship with Railway Children is enhanced, their support retained and increase income generation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that engagement with our supporters is insight-driven, mapping supporter journeys using a data driven methodology so that fundraising and communication can be targeted. 

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below and return it to amelia@charitypeople.co.uk. Please note that Railway Children will only accept applications made using this application form and will not accept CVs.

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Finance Data Processor

Location: Sandbach / Home

Salary: Up to £20,000

We are looking to recruit a Finance Data Processor to assist our Finance Manager with processing income and maintaining the supporter database to enable good communication with our donors.

The successful candidate will need to be able to multi-task whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and will have an excellent telephone manner with the ability to empathise with our supporters and effectively communicate our work to them in conversation. They will be a welcoming first point of contact for visits, phone calls and emails to the main office, answering these or referring to colleagues as required. 

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below and return it to jobs@railwaychildren.org.uk. Please note that Railway Children will only accept applications made using this application form and will not accept CVs.

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Safeguarding and Practice Development Officer

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Salary/Grade: Competitive 

Railway Children Africa (RCA) is looking for a dedicated Programme Officer to support with implementing safeguarding for RCA and our partners. The job includes working with RCA and partner staff to ensure our organizations are safe and that the programming and delivery of methodologies upholds good practice and the safeguarding of children and vulnerable persons. 

The successful candidate will support in the development of high-quality implementation of services by developing and delivering training to frontline social workers as well as providing on site mentoring and coaching. They will also support in the development of a strong safeguarding culture and practice amongst RCA and partner staff and will support with providing guidance when safeguarding incidents are reported. 

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below and return it to jobs.mwanza@railwaychildren.org.uk. Please note that Railway Children will only accept applications made using this application form and will not accept CVs.

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Project Manager

Location: Mwanza, Tanzania

Salary: Competitive 

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with energy, determination, passion, flair and a proven track record of supporting vulnerable young people.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, day-to-day management, quality assurance and reporting requirements of the project under Railway Children Africa. They will ensure that specified deliverables are met both within budget and time frame allocated and will directly supervise a team of outreach project staff working directly with children, youth and families. 

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below and return it to jobs.mwanza@railwaychildren.org.uk. Please note that Railway Children will only accept applications made using this application form and will not accept CVs.

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Project Officer - Family Work

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Salary: Competitive 

We are looking for an experienced Family Work Project Officer with energy, determination, passion and flair to support street connected children and those living in orphanages, ensuring their immediate needs are addressed and that they are reunified with families. 

The successful candidate will have at least one years-experience in a Project Officer role working with vulnerable children and families, as well as a comprehensive understanding of Child Protection and Safeguarding processes and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy.

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below and return it to jobs.mwanza@railwaychildren.org.uk. Please note that Railway Children will only accept applications made using this application form and will not accept CVs. 

 

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Project Worker - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Salary/Grade: £27,000 pa (Full-time 37.5 or Part-time hrs 18.5) 

Based near Birmingham New Street with some working from home requirement along with travel across the West Midlands and some UK travel.

Do you have the experience and passion to join us in directly supporting vulnerable children found using the transport network in Birmingham & The West Midlands? 

We are looking for an experienced project worker to join our dynamic team delivering the Safeguarding on Transport (ST) project, in partnership with British Transport Police (BTP). The successful candidate will have a relevant social care/youth work qualification, an in-depth knowledge of the issues surrounding young people who go missing, plus an understanding of Child Protection and Safeguarding processes, exploitation and county lines. 

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 22 March 2021

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Project Worker - Leeds

Location: Leeds

Salary/Grade: £27,000 pa (Full-time 37.5 hrs)

Based near Leeds Station with some working from home requirement along with travel across Yorkshire & The Humber and some UK travel. 

Do you have the experience and passion to join us in directly supporting vulnerable children found using the transport network in Yorkshire & Humberside 

We are looking for an experienced project worker to join our dynamic team delivering the Safeguarding on Transport (ST) project, in partnership with British Transport Police (BTP). The successful candidate will have a relevant social care/youth work qualification, an in-depth knowledge of the issues surrounding young people who go missing, plus an understanding of Child Protection and Safeguarding processes, exploitation and county lines. 

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 22 March 2021

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