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UCB, one of the largest Christian media charities in the UK, has a vision of changing lives for good by the power of God's Word. Our mission is to offer every person, every place, every moment of the day the opportunity to hear, watch or read the Word of God in a relevant and engaging way. We do this through a range of platforms, including national Christian radio on DAB, UCB Player, our daily Bible devotional, The Word For Today, Christian resources and life-changing support.

Job Vacancies

Accounts Assistant
Job Type: Full-time Location: Operations Centre, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent Salary: £23,500 - £24,800 per annum depending on skills and experience Job Description: PDF icon Download accounts_assistant_ft_-_july_2024.pdf (71.08 KB) Application Deadline: 08/08/2024 Application Form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/ER5SBN/

UCB is currently looking for an Accounts Assistant to join the existing professional and friendly Finance Team.  The Accounts Assistant role is a varied one, and will include assisting with all aspects of the Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger processes; updating the cash book and journal entries; the submission of monthly Gift Aid, plus assisting with Purchasing as and when required.  The successful applicant must, therefore, have sound numerical skills, attention to detail and be able to manage competing priorities.

In addition, you will need to be a people person; someone who is approachable and patient, willing to spend time explaining the formalities of adhering to financial processes to non-financial staff and where necessary offering them assistance.

You will be joining the Team at an exciting development position as they migrate to a new integrated data platform.  This role will allow you to develop your skills and your work will make a real impact.  Our Finance Team are an integral and valued part of the UCB family.  Why not join them?

Working full time, Monday to Friday, this position will be based at our Operations Centre, Westport Road, Stoke on Trent ST6 4JF.  However, following induction and familiarisation, there is the possibility of working some hours from home, depending on the needs of the department.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 8th August 2024 – noon.  However, we will close the application process early if sufficient suitable candidates apply.

Onsite interviews: Friday 16th August 2024

Salary: £23,500 - £24,800 per annum depending on skills and experience. Plus staff benefits which include life assurance of 4x salary, healthcare cash plan, and matched pension contributions up to 6%

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UCB is a Christian Charity.  Schedule 9 Part 1 (3a) and (3b) of the Equality Act 2010 apply to this vacancy

 

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Administration Officer – Fixed Term 12 months
Job Type: Full-time Location: Operations Centre, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent Salary: £22,950 p.a. plus staff benefits. Job Description: PDF icon Download administration_officer_ftc-_jd.pdf (107.88 KB) Application Deadline: 09/08/2024 Application Form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/3LG6Q1/

UCB is looking to appoint an Administration Officer to work as part of our well established and professional Supporter Care Team. This is on a fixed term for 12 months, with the possibility of extending.

If you enjoy the variety of a wide-ranging job role and can quickly adapt to the diversity of functions while offering a willing smile, professional service and calm composure then this may be the role for you.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be a gifted communicator both face to face and on the telephone and have a passion for responding to the needs of our customers, both internal and external.  The successful candidate will be computer literate with the ability to read and digest information accurately, have a keen eye for detail, have good organisational and administrations skills, together with a positive can-do attitude and the ability to prioritise a diverse and demanding but enjoyable role.

This position will be based at our Operations Centre, Westport Road, Burslem, Stoke on Trent ST6 4JF.

Please carefully read the job description before applying.

Closing date for applications: - Friday 9th August 2024 – noon. However, we will close the application process early if sufficient candidates apply.

Salary: £22,950 p.a. plus staff benefits. UCB's staff benefits include life assurance of 4x salary, healthcare cash plan, and matched pension contributions up to 6%

Don’t forget to visit our privacy page on www.ucb.co.uk/privacy

UCB is a Christian Charity.  Schedule 9 Part 1 (3a) and (3b) of the Equality Act 2010 apply to this vacancy

 

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Volunteer Opportunities

UCB Kingdom Academy Volunteer Administration Support
Location: Operations Centre, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent Job Description: PDF icon Download rd_volunteer_for_kingdom_academy_22.02.2024_v2.pdf (207.88 KB) Application Deadline: 30/09/2024

The Kingdom Academy is embarking on the development of exciting training opportunities for staff, volunteers, our European Affiliates and the wider Church.  We are looking to appoint a volunteer who is enthusiastic about the growth and ongoing training of others within God’s Kingdom.

You must be a gifted communicator as you will be expected to liaise with internal and external customers. You should have excellent organisational skills; someone who enjoys the variety of a wide-ranging role and can quickly adapt to the diversity of functions while offering a willing smile, professional service and calm composure.  This administration role will require you to be computer literate with the ability to maintain our training database and update spreadsheets, so you will need a keen eye for detail.

This is a small, but busy team, with a big vision.  If you can offer us at least one day per week to help support our administrative function, we would love to hear from you.

This volunteer role will be based at our Operations Centre, Westport Road, Burslem, Stoke on Trent ST6 4JF

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UCB Prayerline Postal or Email Prayer Volunteer
Location: Remote, from home Application Deadline: 31/12/2024 Application Form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/A2WRS5/

Want to volunteer from the comfort of your own home?  We might have the perfect volunteer position for you!  The UCB Prayerline Team is looking for friendly individuals, to join the team.

As a Postal or email prayer volunteer your responsibilities will include praying over prayer requests that have been sent into Prayerline via post or email. As a postal prayer volunteer, requests would be posted out to you as received and would require no written response or direct contact with the person requesting prayer.

As an email prayer volunteer, prayer requests would be sent to you via an automated service for which you would need a computer connected to the internet. Again, no written response or direct contact with the person requesting prayer would be required but you would be required to send monthly statistics to our head office.

If you’re looking for a way to volunteer flexibly and further Kingdom work, this may be the opportunity for you! To apply, please click on the link below.

 

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Volunteer Call Takers
Location: Operations Centre, Stoke-on-Trent Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download appeal_volunteer_draft_v4.doc (49.5 KB) Application Deadline: 18/10/2024 Application Form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/0N5TFU/

Join a buzzing atmosphere during the UCB Radio Appeal!

Volunteer call takers required

UCB is a vibrant Christian charity that runs two national Christian radio stations, a free Prayerline phone service, and the UCB Word For Today (one of the largest free Christian devotionals in the UK). All of these incredible resources are funded fully by our amazing supporters.

The Appeal: For a week in November 2024, UCB Radio invites its listeners to join together for a special 5-day Appeal. During this week, we share encouraging testimonies from those whose lives have been impacted by God through UCB, and we invite listeners to help CONTINUE changing lives by sowing financially into UCB’s Christian resources.

The Role: The phones are busy with our generous supporters calling in to give, so we need YOUR help! Appeal volunteers will have the opportunity to speak to our lovely callers by answering the donation line, processing donations, and thanking callers for their gifts. Based in our offices here in Stoke-on-Trent, you will have full support while on the phones, with a relaxed and friendly Appeal Team (made up of staff and other volunteers) by your side.

If you would like to spend a few hours enjoying the fun and energy of our Appeal week, have a good clear telephone voice, and are able to record data accurately, then please apply to come and join us!

We will provide all the training and support you’ll need to make it a fun and rewarding experience. For more information, please see the role description on our website.

This position will be based at our offices in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent. The next appeal week runs from Monday 4th to Friday 8th November 2024 and we ask that volunteers sign up to a minimum of 5 hours across the week. Food and refreshments will be provided to all volunteers.

No cold calling, no sales – inbound calls only. Would suit anyone with open availability during standard weekday working hours.

We run appeals 3 times a year as well as other opportunities available at UCB that may be of interest.

Closing date for applications: Friday 18th October 2024

For more details about UCB’s resources, visit www.ucb.co.uk

For information on how we use your personal data, visit www.ucb.co.uk/privacy

 

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Content Creator (Volunteer)
Location: Remotely (wherever you are) or on site at the UCB Broadcast Centre, Hanchurch Lane, Stoke on Trent, ST4 8RY Application Deadline: 20/12/2024 Application Form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/Y6HOJ4/

 

Working with: PR & Marketing Team

Profile: If you’re a Christian, there’s nothing more exciting than sharing God’s Word, and in today’s digital and social world, we have so many opportunities to reach kids and young people with the truth of Jesus, meeting them exactly where they are. If you’re passionate about sharing the gospel with young people, UCB is looking for volunteer content creators to help us shape a new resource which is designed to help under 16’s engage with the Bible in a vibrant way.

Hours: We’re looking for volunteers to commit to being involved regularly – anything from 2 – 10 hours per month. Whatever you are able to offer.

Tasks include

  • Working alongside our PR & Marketing team, along with other content creators, you’ll be helping to create and develop exciting Bible-based content for young people, based on a range of relevant topics
  • Depending on skillset, developing video, audio and graphic based content
  • Brainstorm with the wider team on new content and content ideas so we can keep things fresh and relevant

What we’re looking for…

  • You need to be a Christian with a living faith and a good understanding of the Bible and biblical themes
  • We’re looking for people from all-ages from 18+ who have the confidence and ability to connect with young people on digital and social platforms
  • Good knowledge of social media and digital content creation
  • Ability to make own content (with some proven experience). UCB will also work with you to fine-tune and polish what you produce
  • The ability to work solo and to deadlines but also be able to integrate well into a team environment

What we can offer…

  • The opportunity to be part of a brand-new resource right at the start, helping to shape it for the future and be involved in helping it to grow, grow, grow
  • Time to work with a creative team who will help to polish your existing skills
  • The chance to be part of a fun and supportive working environment, networking with other content creators
  • The opportunity to be part of an exciting mission, sharing God’s Word with thousands of people across different platforms

 

To apply: Complete the volunteer application form and then show us what you can do by sending a short video (90 seconds max), telling us why you would like to be involved in this exciting new project.

Submissions for your video should be sent to hr@ucb.co.uk

If you would like an informal chat first, feel free to email Paula at pcummings@ucb.co.uk

 

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UCB Prayerline Phone Volunteer
Location: Home Based Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download prayerline_volunteer_role_description_-_feb_2024.doc (57.5 KB) Application Deadline: 31/12/2024 Application Form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/WREDI8/

Want to volunteer from the comfort of your own home?  We might have the perfect volunteer position for you!  The UCB Prayerline Team is looking for friendly and outgoing individuals, to join the team from different regions across the UK.

Your responsibilities will include answering the telephone for a minimum of two hours per week, and praying for callers quoting relevant Bible scriptures in order to encourage them during their current situation. For more information, please take a look at the role description.

The ideal volunteers will be people who are happy to offer their time flexibly during the day, evening or weekends and enjoy the challenge of listening and praying with people.  As you’ll be asked to quote scripture, it’s a requirement that Prayerline volunteers are committed Christians in good standing with a local church.  You'll be fully trained and supported and relevant equipment will be provided. 

 

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Gardening Volunteers Required – Hanchurch Site
Job Type: Part-time Location: UCB Broadcast Centre, Hanchurch Lane, Hanchurch , Stoke-on-Trent , ST4 8RY Job Description: PDF icon Download gardening_volunteer_role_description_july_2019.pdf (74.29 KB) Application Deadline: 31/12/2024

Our broadcasting centre in Hanchurch is blessed to be in the heart of beautiful countryside; as a result, our grounds and gardens require constant attention in order to maintain them in keeping with the surrounding natural environment.

If God has given you an ability and love for gardening; the talent and skill to nurture all things flora; you live locally and can offer a few hours every week to assist our team of dedicated workers, then please complete a volunteer application form and get in touch! More information can be found in the role description. Any necessary training will be given.

 

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Volunteer - Company Wide Positions
 
United Christian Broadcasters has some exciting opportunities for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about UCB and the work that we do. If you have a few hours to spare each week and want to get involved in helping advance God's Kingdom then we want to hear from you!

We currently have volunteer positions at both our Operations Centre in Burslem and Broadcasting Centre in Hanchurch. Our departments are diverse and require a range of people with different skills and abilities; you could be involved in tasks such as booking guests for a radio show, researching content for one of our publications, helping keep our buildings clean or packing material to be sent out to supporters.

We are looking for reliable volunteers who can contribute to the work of the ministry. If you have good communication skills, are well organised, reliable and can work independently or as a team player then come and get involved! Some roles will require volunteers who are computer literate or have good administration skills; whatever your abilities we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in volunteering for UCB, please click the button below.

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