Working or volunteering for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

The work we do in providing specialist nurses and support for seriously ill children is only possible because of great people. On this page you will find information about our latest vacancies.

Roald Dahl Nurse Vacancies in the NHS

Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses work in the NHS and are established through our partnership. They are unique and highly sort after specialist nurse positions. To apply for a Roald Dahl Nurse post, this needs to be done through the normal NHS channels related to that post. Current vacancies are list here: Find out more about Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses.

Roald Dahl Epilepsy Clinical Specialist Nurse - South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Visit the Trusts website for more information and to apply. The closing date is 25/05/2022 at 23:59.

Roald Dahl Epilepsy Transition Specialist Nurse - Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust. Visit the Trusts website for more information and to apply . The closing date is 22/05/2022 at 23:59.

Find out more about Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses.

Head of Fundraising and Communications

Full Time, permanent
Salary: c£55,000
Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire and hybrid working at home

Join the magical and life changing Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity as there new Head of Fundraising and Communications as they embark on a journey of growth.

We are searching for exceptional and successful senior fundraisers who possess multi-income stream experience ideally in MD, T&F and Corporate high-value support.

We are looking for candidates who excel at relationship fundraising and are interested in deputising for the Chief Executive and playing an ambassadorial role as you engage with high profile and varied audiences.

Relationship, communication, and leadership skills are required to make this role a success along with creativity, innovation, and drive.

This is an amazing chance to join an iconic charity who have a genuine national presence, this could be the opportunity to take your career to the next level.

Contact Peridot Partners for more information on the role.

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Application Process

Please contact our recruitment partner Peridot Partners:
Eddie Taylor on 07904 814273 or at and on the website.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 30th May 2022

Fundraising Executive - Events and Groups

Full Time, or Part Time (equivalent 4 days), permanent
Salary: Circa £27,000
Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire and hybrid working at home

We are looking for an engaging, passionate and tenacious person who can deliver strong, cost effective and sustainable income growth from targeted, national groups through driving new business. We want someone who shares our core values of being child focussed, sparky, empowering, resourceful and kind and who can live by the ethos of who Roald Dahl was and what he is delivering through his legacy. We also need someone who is flexible and can react positively to a post-Coronavirus fundraising world.

The role’s main task is to secure new fundraisers and income from groups and events – mainly challenge events, schools, families who are connected to our cause through Roald Dahl Nurses, and other groups and events as directed. This is a new business focussed role with some supporter care.

Please view the job description and person specification here.

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Application Process

To apply, please speak to our recruitment partner Polly Symondson Recruitment.

Closing date: 31 May 2022


Volunteers help our organisation to run effectively and efficiently. We currently have a number of volunteers who work in virtual office based roles supporting with data, mailings, research and events. We have voluntary roles in fundraising, programmes, communications and finance. If you are interested in joining Team Marvellous and using your time to help seriously ill children, then please do get in touch.

Please write to stating who you are, why you’d like to volunteer and the areas you’d like to volunteer in. We will then follow up with you and work out the best role and timing to suit both of us. Thank you.

Closing deadline - Ongoing

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