Community Project Officer

Ness M care Services




£18,000 (pro rata)




3 days (21 hours)  

Location: Peterborough, UK 

Reports to: The community project officer will report to the charity trustees. 

Job Overview: NMF are seeking to appoint a part-time Community Project officer to support growing community projects within the charity.  

About NMF: 

Ness M Care Foundation (NMF) is charity based in the UK, dedicated to supporting activities that will improve the quality of life for people cared for at home and their carers. NMF also supports families in Zimbabwe with care training. We provide information and advice, run services in our local communities and campaign so that adults at risk and those with complex health conditions receive the support they can.  

Our projects:  

  • Ubuntu Coffee Mornings – Monthly coffee mornings offering people with complex health conditions and their carers with entertaining activities. 
  • Covid-19 Community Support – Offering essential support to community members that are shielding from Covid-19 due to complex health conditions. 
  • Rise – A project that supports those who are unable to receive NHS funded physiotherapy treatment with small funding grants.  
  • Buddy Up – A project whereby adults at risk receive face to face companionship, access to professional therapists and well-being calls. 
  • TAFI Zimbabwe– Offering care training to family carers. Providing essential care equipment required for people cared for at homes and emergency food parcels to under privileged families. 

The Main Duties will be:  

  • Coordinate local NMF projects and ensure they run smoothly. 
  • Help create and be responsible for maintaining project documentation, such as project initiation documents, project plans and reports
  • Ensure adequate maintenance of records including invoices, receipts, payments made by the charity 
  • Keep records of donated cash, cheques and baking of all moneys received by the charity 
  • Work and recruit volunteers to support NMF projects 
  • Organise meetings and produce agendas and minutes  
  • Answer telephone calls and handle correspondence daily 
  • General administration duties

Essential Skills and Experience:  

  • Experience of working with adults at risk 
  • Minimum 12 months experience working within the charity sector 
  • Great communication skills, with a particular emphasis on negotiating, influencing and motivating 
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills 
  • Team player 
  • Good time-management skills 
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Willingness and ability to be on call out of hours, to accommodate service users 
  • Developed IT skills are a must 
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding procedures 
  • This role will involve frequent travel and it is essential you hold a current driving license 

Salary: £18,000 (pro rata)

How to apply: 

Email your CV and covering letter to with 

Community Project Officer’ in the subject.  

Closing date for applications: 18 January 2021 

Interview dates: Thursday 21 and Friday 22 January 2021 (done virtually) 

To find out more about NMF please visit our website: 

We are an equal opportunities employer and expect staff to respect the personal choice and lifestyles of colleagues, carers, and people with care needs. We welcome applications from those with different strengths and the value that comes with difference and the positive contribution that diversity brings to our community.

Job Contact:

Melissa Badinca