29 May
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Number of jobs     1

Region                   Berkshire

City/Town              Slough

Post Type               Permanent

Working Pattern    Maternity Cover to September 2025 – Full Time – 37.5 hours

Role Type               Operational delivery

Salary Range         £24,500 to £25,500

Security checks     DBS check required

Additional information

  • This position is home based but with extensive travel within the Berkshire area and can involve travel across England & Wales
  • A full driving licence and access to a car is essential for the role
  • The role requires time flexibility including evening and occasional weekend work
  • DBS check and references will be obtained.

Job description

This is an exciting role for someone who has experience working at community grassroots or who is passionate about people and working with communities. We give flooded people tools to advocate and speak for themselves and we want someone who is passionate about community empowerment.  Are you articulate and confident and able to facilitate in partnership discussions? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Key skills required are:

  • verbal & written communication at all levels (grassroots & professional bodies)
  • personal strengths i.e., warm, approachable, patient & genuinely compassionate
  • listening skills
  • confidence and enthusiasm
  • self-motivation and proactive
  • being a team player

About The National Flood Forum

The National Flood Forum is a charitable organisation that puts flooded people at the heart of their policies and the work they strive to achieve. We are the only organisation dedicated to issues around flooding. We give support to people at risk before, during and after flood catastrophes and work to achieve a voice for those at the grassroots of flood risk. Exceptional time is given to engagement to create lasting relationships for those that need to reduce their flood risk. Support to those at flood risk is an everyday work expectation and we also provide bespoke services as tools to extend this support.

  • Engagement – Flood Action Groups (a bespoke NFF initiative now identified internationally) – Networks – bringing people together, communities & professional bodies.
  • Flood recovery – Going into the heart of a flooded communities to support & guide people through a plethora of issues that they face.
  • Flood exhibitions – of resilience and resistance advice and information
  • Insurance – advice & information
  • A Helpline – a guiding, supporting, listening service


For further details about the role or informal discussion please contact Amanda Davies amanda.davies@floodforum.org.uk or 07734 899708

To apply please send

  • Your CV (maximum 2 sides)
  • Supporting statement (maximum 1 side) demonstrating how you meet the requirements and why working for the National Flood Forum appeals to you.
  • Please also complete the Equal Opportunities form via this link https://forms.gle/DNzZ1T23V85pDXdh7

Please tell us how you heard about this position on your application.

Send to Jean Timmins,  jean.timmins@floodforum.org.uk

or post: National Flood Forum, PO Box 7643, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 9BL

Closing date for applications is June 14th at 5 p.m.

Interviews: Week of 24th June online.

Expected start date July 2024.