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Charity Manager


Location: Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

Salary: up to £35,000 per annum pro rata

Duration: 18-month contract with a view to extend

Closing date: 9am on 13 February 2023


Role Description

Toucan for Children exists to help tackle the crisis in children’s mental health. We are looking for a talented leader who is ready to wear many hats and navigate the charity through a period of growth. You will be central to the leadership team working alongside, and with the support of the board of trustees.


The appointment of the charity’s new manager comes at a challenging time. Our new Manager will help Toucan devise and implement a strategy to deliver the charity’s vision and mission – to improve children’s mental health and improve children’s lives – reaching as many children experiencing mental health issues as possible at the earliest age possible, by creating an easily accessible and affordable therapeutic service that provides each child the opportunity to explore their difficulties is a safe space with a skilled and professional therapist.

How to Apply

Please send you CV and covering letter highlighting your interest in Toucan for Children and your motivation for undertaking this role, as well as any specific experience or strengths that you will bring. Please detail your relevant experience, ensuring this is in line with the below role description / person specification. Please also detail your preferred start date.

Please send your application to 9am on Monday 13th February 2023.

This is a UK-based post and applicants must be living in and have the right to work the UK; if applicable please detail your visa status in your covering email.

Equality and diversity matter to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.

Toucan for Children is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of any characteristic protected by the Equality Act 2010.

Student Placements

Toucan for Children are able to offer student placements studying on courses run by PTUK (Play Therapy UK) and BAPT (British Association of Play Therapists). Please contact Toucan for Children for further information.


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