Skip to main content
Slide Away currently has vacancies for the following positions:

Operations Manager

We are looking for an Operations Manager to join our small team in managing the day to day running of the charity. The post holder will report to the Board of Trustees and have responsibility for the management of Human Resources. There is an expectation for the post holder to have an understanding of the charity’s finances in terms of budget and expenditure (£8000 per month).

The role is for 16 hours per week, 40 weeks a year that can be worked flexibly. The hourly rate for this post is £19 per hour. Admin will be home based.

For a full job description contact Lucy Forbes at

To apply, send your CV with a supporting letter of application to

Closing date for applications:  7th November 2022


Workshop Assistant/Volunteer

Slide Away is looking for volunteers/workshop assistants to work with us at our therapeutic workshops and memory days.  Volunteers may be expected to support three sessions per year on predetermined weekends. You will also need to be available for a clinical supervision session, usually held virtually on the Tuesday evening following the workshop. Ideally, you will have an educational background or have worked with children in the past, but all applications will be considered and are subject to a full DBS disclosure. If you would like further details about working with Slide Away, please email


Fundraising Volunteer

We are looking to recruit community fundraising volunteers to help organise fundraising for Slide Away.  You would be volunteering as one of a team under the guidance of our Slide Away Fundraiser.  If you would be interested in helping, please contact

Slide Away is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people using Slide Away’s service and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Card image cap

2-day Workshops

For children and young people who have been bereaved of a parent or sibling.

Card image cap

Memory Days

For children and young people who have been bereaved of another family member or friend.

Card image cap

Pre-bereavement support

For children and young people who are living with a family member who has a life limiting illness.