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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.


Hours: Part-time, 24 per week (flexible weekly hours)

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £26,000-£29,000 (FTE depending on relevant experience)

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.

We are looking for an experienced and determined fundraiser with a proven track record of generating income through Trust and Grant making organisations, to join our growing team of committed and experienced fundraisers. The post would suit an enthusiastic individual to manage and monitor this key income stream for the charity. Leading the writing of bids to key funders, the post holder will also provide support to others, to manage quality control and ensure a consistent and credible bidding approach.

Demonstrable success in trust and statutory fundraising is essential. You will be skilled in researching appropriate sources and able to write impactful and convincing applications, apply quality control, and support the regional teams in their approaches to local trusts. Success will require a creative approach to raising funds as well as consistency and a determination to succeed.

Download the Job Description and Person Specification here

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

For further information about the role please contact

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.

By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application which demonstrates that you generally meet the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Do you want Thrive to advertise a job? 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

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