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People of trans experience and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities are particularly welcomed to join our team.

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There are many ways you to get involved with Spectra from jobs, keeping upto date with our news, donating, volunteering your time through to working for us.

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Work for us

Are you interested in working for Spectra See our vacancies below and apply online as detailed.

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Are you interested in volunteering with us? Please visit our volunteering page.

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Want to make a donation to our work and service? We would be very grateful for any contribution you make. Spectra is a not for profit organisation and all donations will fund services directly.

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We are an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from everyone and currently particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicity applicants, members of the trans, non-binary and gender-questioning communities; and those with additional language skills to work across all our services including services specific to these target groups.

Please complete the application form and email to jobs@spectra-london.org.uk. We will not accept CVs (unless otherwise specified).

Application Form  Diversity Monitoring Form

If you need assistance reading or completing this form, please ask us for help.


Finance Officer

Part Time (2 days per week)
£39,000 FTE (£15,600 pro rata). Pension contribution and 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata).

Spectra are looking for a Finance Officer to support our work.

You will be experienced and confident working within a voluntary sector Community Interest Company to handle our financial administration, budget management, financial reporting and budget setting. You will work in support of Spectra’s CEO, staff with lead budget responsibility, and in liaison with our appointed accountants.

You will be able unequivocally to respect, support, promote and work within LGBTQ+ and other diverse communities that Spectra serve.

Please complete and return the application form, including the personal statement and diversity monitoring form – we do not accept CVs or incomplete applications.

Finance Officer Job Description

Closing date: Midday, 22nd April 2024 (see below)

*Interviews: Spectra is utilising a dynamic recruitment process whereby any promising applicants can be contacted as soon as their application is received and invited for interview. Please therefore submit your application as soon as possible and do not wait until the ultimate deadline.


Fundraising Executive

Part Time post for 3 days per week (21.36 hrs)
£30,000 (£18,000 pro rata) plus pension contribution and 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Spectra are looking for a fundraiser, focussing on smaller trusts and individual giving, to join a growing fundraising team with exciting plans.

You will be confident working with diverse and intersectional groups who face social exclusion and inequalities around access to appropriate health care, wellbeing and holistic support.

You will be able unequivocally to respect, support, promote and work within LGBTQ+ and other diverse communities.

Please complete and return the application form, including the personal statement and diversity monitoring form – we do not accept CVs or incomplete applications.

Fundraising Executive Job Description

Closing date: Midday, 4th May 2024.

*Interviews: Spectra is utilising a dynamic recruitment process whereby any promising applicants can be contacted as soon as their application is received and invited for interview. Please therefore submit your application as soon as possible and do not wait until the ultimate deadline.


Senior Trust Fundraising Executive

Part Time (3 days, 21.36 hrs p/w)
£36,000 (£21,600 pro rata) plus pension contribution and 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Spectra are looking for an experienced fundraiser, focussing on larger trusts and foundations to join a growing fundraising team with exciting plans.

You will be confident working with diverse and intersectional groups who face social exclusion and inequalities around access to appropriate health care, wellbeing and holistic support

You will be able unequivocally to respect, support, promote and work within LGBTQ+ and other diverse communities.

Please complete and return the application form, including the personal statement and diversity monitoring form – we do not accept CVs or incomplete applications.

Senior Trust Fundraising Executive Job Description

Closing date: Midday, 4th May 2024.

*Interviews: Spectra is utilising a dynamic recruitment process whereby any promising applicants can be contacted as soon as their application is received and invited for interview. Please therefore submit your application as soon as possible and do not wait until the ultimate deadline.


Trans/Non-Binary – In Person Social Group Facilitator

Volunteer pay: £14.70 per hour

Do you want to support other trans and non-binary (TNB) people by facilitating a regular in-person social group?

Would you like to support TNB people to reconnect with the wider community in a relaxed, supportive, fun and engaging way?

If so, this could be for you!

Main Tasks include Co-facilitating an existing, thriving monthly in-person peer social group for trans and non-binary individuals. Encouraging service users to share their experiences, skills and to bring their ideas for workshops or speakers and ensuring the smooth running of events and activities.

The role involves working at a Central London venue.

The post is for sessional work; Sessions take place in the evening. Minimum commitment of 6 hours per month required.

Please find more details in the job description.

In-person Social Group Facilitator Role Description

Please complete and return the application form and diversity monitoring form, including the personal statement. No CVs please.The interviews will take place on an invitational basis.

*Interviews: Spectra is utilising a dynamic recruitment process whereby any promising applicants can be contacted as soon as their application is received and invited for interview.


TLP Advisory Group

The Trans Learning Partnership (TLP) maintains an Advisory Group, composed entirely of trans people, who meet to provide input on the direction and activity of the TLP. We are currently recruiting for two roles on our advisory group; one role has a housing focus, and one role has a creative focus.

  • Attending 4 virtual meetings of an hour over a year period (total 4 hours)
  • An honorarium of £250 for attendance and preparation for these meetings
  • Additional compensation available for any input above this as agreed by both parties.

Full details of the roles are available here. To apply, please submit a brief covering letter describing your suitability for the role to hello@the-tlp.org.uk.

We utilise a dynamic recruitment process whereby any promising applicants can be contacted as soon as their application is received and invited for interview.

If you aren’t sure if you fit the role, you can also contact us at hello@the-tlp.org.uk and we can arrange a chat or clarify any questions.


TLP Academic Advisor

The Trans Learning Partnership (TLP) is currently recruiting for an Academic Advisor. This role consists of providing academic and research expertise to the Steering Group of the Trans Learning Partnership and supporting TLP staff as we carry out our research programme.

Compensation is £3,783.14 for a year’s involvement. We may continue the position beyond this time.

Full details of the role are available here. To apply, please submit a copy of your CV and a brief covering letter describing your suitability for the role to hello@the-tlp.org.uk.

We utilise a dynamic recruitment process whereby any promising applicants can be contacted as soon as their application is received and invited for interview.

If you aren’t sure if you fit the role, you can also contact us at hello@the-tlp.org.uk and we can arrange a chat or clarify any questions.


Spectra Board of Directors Role Recruitment

Recruiting for a Director with lived experience and/or expertise of sex work.

Spectra is a Community Interest Company (CIC), working to improve the choices, health and well-being of structurally excluded communities across London; particularly in relation to their sexual health, emotional resilience and wellbeing, and to combat isolation and minimise risk.
Under the steer of its Chief Executive and Board of Directors, Spectra’s outstanding staff team provide supportive; knowledgeable; non-judgemental services, which are all peer led; meaning they are delivered by people with lived and learned experience. Spectra strives to proactively identify the needs of all its service users, supporting them appropriately and effectively.

If you feel passionately about addressing health inequalities and have an ethos aligned to our mission to support and empower people, we would love to hear from you.

Spectra is based in Ladbroke Grove. It is expected that you will attend five-meetings (in the evening) and a Board Away Day each year, most of which will be online but there will be at least 2 in-person meetings per year. In addition it is envisaged that you will contribute your expertise outside of Board meetings on occasion eg to review service or planning reports, to input into a focus group etc.

Please find more information of the role positioned below.

Summary of Statutory Duties of the Board

Application will be by way of a brief CV (maximum two-sides of A4) and a covering letter (again at a maximum of two-sides of A4) detailing your specific expertise along with your reasons for applying.