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Thrive’s dedicated staff are our greatest asset in working towards our vision of bringing positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.

The best way to join Thrive is to apply for a specific job that matches your skills and experience. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the requirements for a particular position and will always contact you to advise you of the result of your application.

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As users of the disability confident scheme, Thrive guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Salary: £23,000 - £26,000

Hours: 35 hrs per week

Contract: Permanent

Reports to: Fundraising Manager

Direct reports: None

Thrive is a national charity using Social & Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) to make a positive impact in people’s lives. We have offices in London, Reading and Birmingham.

Purpose of the role

To raise funds from identified sources to secure income to further the work of Thrive. The Fundraising Officer will formulate and deliver strategic and operational plans to establish and grow unrestricted/core income for the charity. You will be working towards financial targets and will be working closely with the wider fundraising team to ensure that targets are met and that key relationships are developed.

Specifically, this will include;

  • Individual donors
  • Committed donors
  • Company giving
  • Community groups
  • Thrive events - in a lead or support role as required

Click here to read the full job description.

Application process:

Please send an up to date CV and an accompanying statement (essential) explaining how you meet the person specification and what you can bring to Thrive, to the recruiting manager, Stacey.lewis@thrive.org.uk, who you can also contact for further information about the role.

Thrive is a Disability Confident Employer and as such we are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. We will offer an interview to give you the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at an interview, if you declare that you have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the job.

Do you want Thrive to advertise a job involving social and therapeutic horticulture? On average, our jobs page receives just over 1270 views per month*. 

We can help with advertising a job for you; this includes the advert with a logo and, if you wish, a photo, a link to your website and job description/specification. We will also promote the post through our social media channels - Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.  Please provide the exact wording as we do not provide a copy writing service.

To advertise a job with us costs £35 per week or £90 for 3 weeks or longer. This includes the advert with a logo and, if you wish, a photo, a link to your website and job description/specification. We will also promote the post through our social media channels - Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

For more information or to place an advert contact us on 0118 988 5688 or email us

*Per month average for year 01/04/17 - 31/03/18

If you have any questions about jobs at Thrive, get in touch

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