Administrator/Projects Officer

The Josephine and Jack Project


£21,000 pro rata (£11,200)

Contract Type

Contract / Temporary


Part time

Closing date

Thursday, 24 January, 2019 - 12:00


Tyne and Wear

Organisation:     The Josephine and Jack Project

Location:            Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:               £21,000 pro rata (£11,200)

Hours:                20 hours per week (flexible between 9am – 6pm Monday – Friday)

Contract:            Fixed Term – initially for one year. We will be seeking to continue/extend the post.

The organisation

The Josephine and Jack Project is a unique charity supporting people with learning disabilities in North East England. Josephine and Jack are anatomically correct cloth figures who, with the help of our experienced workshop facilitators, support people with learning disabilities to explore issues around health, wellbeing, sex and relationships in a safe space while having fun. Our courses are free at the point of delivery and have earned a positive reputation amongst people with learning disabilities and the individuals and organisations who support them.

For more information on our organisation please visit  For information on the role please see contact details below.

The role

Due to increasing demand for our courses and an ambitious strategy to expand our reach, we are recruiting an enthusiastic and highly organised Administrator/Projects Officer to join the Josephine and Jack team. The role would suit someone who is interested in how small charities operate and has, or wants to gain, experience in administration and/or the charity sector.

The Administrator/Projects Officer will work alongside the Chief Executive to provide essential administrative support and take the lead on a variety of projects in response to the charity’s needs and priorities. This is a newly created role and would suit someone with administrative experience who can hit the ground running and help shape our internal processes. You will contribute to all aspects of the Josephine and Jack Project, from fundraising and promotion to course delivery and impact evaluation. You will be willing and able to undertake routine tasks such as printing and laminating, as well as being confident in taking on more demanding and creative projects, approaching all work with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

The job description can be found here.

How to apply

Please email or post a full CV and covering letter/supporting statement of no more than 3 sides of A4, showing how you meet the criteria for the post.  Please also give us the names/contact details of two referees - please tell us if you don’t want us to contact them until appointment stage.


Post: Angela Goodfellow, Recruitment Support, VONNE, 4th Floor, MEA House, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8XS

Equality and diversity monitoring form

The Josephine and Jack Project want to meet the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy.  This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010, and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity.  We need your help to do this but filling in this form is voluntary.  If you wish to take part please return this form with your application or email or post separately to the details above.


The closing date for applications is:  Thursday 24th January 2019 at 12 noon

Shortlisting:  Monday 28th January 2019

Interviews:  Monday 4th February 2018

For further information, please contact Angela Goodfellow on or telephone 0191 2332000.

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