Join our team to help us care and campaign for people with disfigurements to their face and body

Changing Faces is the UK’s leading charity for everyone who has a medical condition, mark or scar that makes them look different. We are there for people at the key moments in their lives, whether that’s starting school, going for an interview, during their medical journey, or if they experience bullying or harassment.

Changing Faces is all about building strong, resilient, confident people with the same ambitions and aspirations as any other person, regardless of how they look. We won’t stop until people with visible differences have the confidence, support and respect to lead the lives they choose.

In order to carry out our work we have an extremely dedicated and talented team of professional staff based in London, Yorkshire & the Humber, Edinburgh & Glasgow.

Please see below our current vacancies:

Head of Digital Transformation

We are recruiting a Head of Digital Transformation to be Changing Faces senior strategic lead for major digital transformation. Working closely with the CEO and Directors, you will develop an ambitious digital strategy and roadmap – capitalising on the power of digital technology to improve life for people affected by visible differences and delivering fantastic digital experiences for our community and supporters.

Salary scale:  £50,972.51 – £57,370.01 per annum. (Changing Faces’ policy is to offer all posts at the first point on this scale)

Location: London

Contract: Permanent. (We are open to candidates who wish to work either full-time, part-time, or flexibly.)

Opening date: Tuesday May 21st

Closing date: 09:00 am Monday June 10th

Interviews: TBC

To apply, please download the following:

We look forward to receiving your application.

Wellbeing Peer Practitioner

Changing Faces is the UK’s leading charity for everyone affected by visible difference: a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different.

We are seeking a self-motivated, practitioner to project manage new peer and online support to people (children, parents, adults) affected by visible difference, using CBT, social skills training and other models of intervention

The candidate must be experienced in supporting the psychosocial needs of people, either with visible difference or in a health/social care setting. We are looking for experience in project management, facilitating groups and 1-1 support in psychosocial environment, with an interest in digital delivery.

This post has been made possible thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund.

The main purpose of the role is:

  • To develop new peer support interventions, with an interest in digital delivery
  • To provide peer support opportunities to people
  • To support clients to self-navigate and benefit from an online CBT tool, focused on managing visible difference

You will have:

  • A recognised post-graduate qualification in psychology, psychotherapy or counselling (registered) or a registered experienced health, social care or education professional
  • Experience of developing and running a peer support programme in a health/social care/education/children & families setting
  • Experience of successful project management
  • Qualification in or proven track record of managing and running groups and facilitating participation
  • Experience of or recognised aptitude for providing psychosocial support to clients using CBT, social skills training and third wave models of intervention in a health/social care or education setting
  • Experience of working with clients with complex body image, mental health or other health concerns

Salary scale: £29,940.98 –  £33,698.84 pro rata . Changing Faces’ policy is to offer all posts at the first point on this scale.

Contract: 0.6 FTE (22.2 hours per week) for a fixed term of 20 months, flexible working considered

Location: based in London or Sheffield (interview in London)

Advert Closes: Monday 10th June 2019, 12 noon

Interviews: Tuesday 18th June 2019 in Central London

To apply, please download the following:

Skin Camouflage Volunteers

Changing Faces is the UK’s leading charity for everyone who has a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different. Being different in a society where there is such pressure to look a certain way is extremely difficult. We provide advice and
support, we challenge discrimination, and we campaign for a world that respects difference.

We are looking for volunteers to join our Skin Camouflage Service in Birmingham and Nottingham, to help grow and develop the service in these key areas.

You will receive full RCN-accredited training, mentoring with an experienced practitioner, and ongoing support from our central London office, as well as the opportunity to participate in personal development opportunities.

This is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested in making a difference in the lives of people affected by visible difference.
First, please read through our role profile below before emailing us on skincam@changingfaces.org.uk or calling 0300 012 0276. We’ll be happy to talk you through the application form, or answer any questions you may have.

Skin Camouflage Practitioner Role Profile

Campaigns Manager

Changing Faces is the UK’s leading charity for everyone affected by visible difference: a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different.

This is a really exciting opportunity for an energetic and creative campaigner to shape and drive our campaigns programme, building on recent successes of high profile campaigns as I Am Not Your Villain, Portrait Positive and the Telegraph Christmas Appeal.

You’ll help give people with a visible difference a voice on issues that they care about and empower them to make change through leading and developing our Changing Faces’ campaigners’ programme.

With strong project management and writing skills, and the ability to identify and manage effective partnerships, including with local and national press, you’ll play a key role in managing the successful implementation of our campaigns to deliver positive change for people with a visible difference.

Salary scale: £33,698.84 – £37,928.34 per annum. Changing Faces’ policy is to offer all posts at the first point on this scale.

Advert Closes: Monday 11 March 9am

Interviews: Wednesday 13 March

To apply, please download the following:

We look forward to receiving your application.

Wellbeing Helpline Volunteer

Changing Faces is the UK’s leading charity for everyone who has a mark, scar or
condition that makes them look different. Being different in a society where there is
such pressure to look a certain way is extremely difficult. We provide advice and
support, we challenge discrimination, and we campaign for a world that respects
difference.
We are looking for volunteers to help us shape our helpline when we launch it. If you
are warm, empathetic and emotionally resilient, this might be the role for you. The
helpline’s opening hours will be Monday to Friday 10.00 – 16.00 and we will require
you to cover a four and a half hour shift per week to include supervision and
debriefing. We ask that you commit to a minimum period of one year.
You will receive full training and work alongside a Helpline Practitioner with ongoing
support in our central London office. You will also be expected to attend occasional
continuing professional development and supervision sessions.
This is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested in making a difference in the
lives of people affected by visible difference.
To register your interest in this role, please return your completed application form by
email to support@changingfaces.org.uk by 5pm on Monday 29 October 2018.
Interviews will be conducted by telephone in the week commencing 5 November
2018.

Helpline Volunteer Role Description Sept 2018

Helpline Volunteer Diversity Monitoring Form

Helpline Volunteer Application Form