FULL-TIME CONDUCTOR in Adult Services – The Rainbow Centre for CE, Fareham Hampshire
The Rainbow Centre is seeking a new conductor to join its adult team from January 2019. The ideal candidate should have experience working with adults (Parkinson’s, PSP, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Head Injury and Cerebral Palsy).

There are excellent opportunities for developing knowledge and playing a significant role in the development of Adult Services within the Rainbow Centre. This also allows the applicant to gain further experience, not just in working with adults, but also to gain an insight and support our Children’s Service.

Since 2007 The Rainbow Centre has provided Conductive Education (CE) to adults with motor disorders, in addition to our services for children with Cerebral Palsy. The Nursery Group is registered with Ofsted as a full day care provider and has received “Outstanding” grade by Ofsted for the last four consecutive inspections.

To be considered for this role you will be confident and experienced:

  • Leading sessions in the adults’ rehabilitation groups and supporting children’s sessions.
  • Teaching of the highest standard.
  • High quality Conductive Education.
  • A high standard of written and spoken English.
  • A lively and enthusiastic style.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to join the current team and skillset and to follow the Centre’s policies and procedures including manual handling, risk assessments.

We in return offer:

  • Supportive and professional staff.
  • Well motivated and enthusiastic adult participants and children.
  • Opportunity to join a supportive team of conductors with differing levels of expertise and experience which will support you in your personal and professional development.
  • A purpose built, state of the art building.
  • Wide range of resources, educational tools and equipment.
  • Potential to take part and actively form the potential growth of Adult Services at the Rainbow Centre and the range of services that it provides.

If you feel that your experience, skillset and attitude would fulfil this role, then please apply as this could be the job for you.

For more information (application form and job description) please contact Jo Candy

DBS check required.

Application deadline 7th September 2018, interviews to take place week beginning 17th of September 2018.

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Community Fundraiser

 Job Description

 Job Title: Community Fundraiser

Reporting to: Head of Fundraising

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £26,260

Holidays: 20 days per annum (excluding bank holidays) plus Christmas shut down

Job Purpose: To Raise funds and promote the Rainbow Centre within the communities of the region covered by the centre.


Community fundraising is at the heart of the Rainbow Centre and has a great track record of success. Currently the charity is developing a three year fundraising development strategy making it an exciting time to join the charity. The post holder will work as part of a full time team of five fundraisers covering trusts, corporate, events, digital and communications.

Key Tasks:

  1. Plan and manage community fundraising activity to achieve income and expenditure targets.
  2. Represent the charity to a range of potential supporters through a variety of mediums including presentations, face to face meetings and social media.
  3. Manage and retain a team of Community Fundraising Volunteers.
  4. Contribute articles for the website/newsletters & social media.
  5. Recruit and support participants in challenge events such as 5 & 10k’s, half & full marathons and extreme runs.
  6. Provide a high level of personalised supporter stewardship.
  7. Promote the regular giving campaign to all supporters.
  8. Update and maintain supporter information on the database regularly.
  9. Correspond regularly with event participants e.g. race information packs, feedback forms for events and recording responses.
  10. Ensure all community events achieve less than 30% cost to income.
  11. Provide reports for the Board as required.

Team Working

  1. Contribute to the vision and mission of Rainbow working with colleagues across the charity.
  2. Support other members of the fundraising team as required.


  1. Ensure the health and safety of all colleagues, volunteers & visitors in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy of the Rainbow Centre.
  2. Promote equality of opportunity and diversity in accordance with the Rainbow’s policy.
  3. Undertake other projects as necessary as agreed with your line manager.
  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  5. Attend agreed training courses in line with continuous professional development.

Communication and working relationships

The post holder will need to foster positive working relationships with:


  • Local community groups, schools, colleges, clubs, individuals and businesses
  • Any other wider community/regional based groups
  • Local media – to promote Rainbow’s activities and fundraising activities
  • Volunteers


  • Wider fundraising team
  • CEO
  • Finance Manager
  • Service Delivery Team
  • The Rainbow Centre service delivery team
  • Rainbow Centre Service Users

Community Fundraiser – Person Specification

Essential Requirements

  • Highly developed communication skills face to face, on telephone and in writing
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads
  • Able to work flexible hours as required (including evenings and weekends – to be compensated with time off in lieu)
  • Budget management experience
  • Good working knowledge of MS office systems
  • At least two years of relevant fundraising experience


  • Up to date knowledge of the law and public fundraising activities
  • Experience of using fundraising database
  • Strong links within the local community


  • Calm under pressure
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic and a good sense of humour
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Valid Full UK Driving License and use of a car

All staff are subject to an Enhanced DBS check; are required to provide proof of their right to work in the UK and if they have lived abroad overseas police clearances will need to be sought.

 This job description sets out the main duties of the post at the date when it was completed. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility entailed.