Work at Back Up

Back Up is a national charity that inspires people affected by spinal cord injury to get the most out of life.

Our passionate staff team of over 30 people is based in South London. We’re a disability inclusive employer, and we recruit many people who either have, or have been personally affected by, spinal cord injury.

Back Up has a great work culture. We run anonymous staff morale surveys and consistently score well above the sector average. Watch an interview with our team to find out more about why people love to work here.

Click on the vacancies below to find out more information about the positions.

Trust Fundraising Manager

Deadline: We are assessing applications as we receive them.

Do you have experience of successfully applying for grants from trusts and the Lottery? Do you have a keen interest in supporting and developing others? If so, Back Up could offer you an inspiring and fulfilling role making a significant difference to the lives of people with spinal cord injuries. About the role: You will […]

Communications and Marketing Manager

Deadline: 17th July 2022

Do you want to use your communications and marketing experience to make a positive impact? Then look no further. At Back Up, we have big ambitions. Over the next few years, we’re going to be transforming the lives of even more people affected by spinal cord injury. Together we’ll be working hard to make sure […]

Regional Outreach & Engagement Coordinator – Wales (14 hours per week)

Deadline: Sunday 10th July 2022

Do you have lived experience of spinal cord injury? Are you passionate about making sure people get the support they need to transform their lives? If so, Back Up could offer you an inspiring and fulfilling role making a significant difference to the lives of people affected by spinal cord injuries. About the role: When […]

Regional Outreach & Engagement Coordinator – Northern Ireland (14 hours per week)

Deadline: Sunday 10th July 2022

Do you have lived experience of spinal cord injury? Are you passionate about making sure people get the support they need to transform their lives? If so, Back Up could offer you an inspiring and fulfilling role making a significant difference to the lives of people affected by spinal cord injuries. About the role: When […]

Regional Outreach Coordinator – Midlands and North West (28 hours per week)

Deadline: Sunday 10th July 2022

Do you have lived experience of spinal cord injury? Are you passionate about making sure people get the support they need to transform their lives? If so, Back Up could offer you an inspiring and fulfilling role making a significant difference to the lives of people affected by spinal cord injuries. About the role: When […]

 

Staff benefits

  • Pension scheme: Back up will make a contribution of 3%
  • 22 days holiday per year + 8 bank holidays + any days between Christmas and New year
  • Leave allowance rises to 23 days after 1 years’ service, 24 days after 2 years’ service and 25 days after 3 years’ service
  • Generous sickness pay provision
  • Access to financial advisor – annual initial exploratory meeting with an independent FSA
  • Season ticket loan: an interest free loan for the purchase of a season ticket.
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Compassionate leave
  • Study and sabbatical leave
  • “My day” – 17.5 hours per year to carry out voluntary work
  • Life Assurance – 3 times annual salary

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