Charities team up for TV jobs push

leading British charities have launched a recruitment campaign on television to
help communicate the breadth of employment opportunities in the sector. 

Barnado’s, the National Autistic Society, Leonard Cheshire, Advance Housing,
Methodist Homes for the Aged and Addaction, are to advertise on the Job Channel
– which has created a bespoke charities platform to sit within its main

campaign, initially running for a 12-week period, will offer opportunities for
both salaried jobs and volunteer roles.

Tombs, director of HR at Mencap, said: "There is a general misconception
that work in the charity sector is poorly paid and offers little career
development. Mencap, and the other charities involved wanted to dispel this
myth and demonstrate to the wider public that the employment opportunities
within our organisations can be both exciting and rewarding, providing a real

By Quentin Reade

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