Applications Invited for Secretary of The Nightingale Fund.


The Nightingale Fund is a registered charity and meets three times a year, in London, for the purpose of distributing grants to nurses, midwives, health visitors and nursing assistants for course fees.

The Honorary Secretary is a paid role of £5,000 p.a. and requires five hours per week on average.


The role of the Secretary Includes:


  • Processing Candidate applications. Identifying when applications meet the criteria and advising of process. 

  • Clerking for three meetings a year. Arranging venue, inviting trustees and council members. Distributing agenda.

  • Finance: day to day book keeping. Paying bills/grants. Communicating with accountant and auditor.

  • Annual Return for the Charity Commission.

  • Monitoring and reporting on matters that affect the fund such as Common Reporting Standard.




Good written English

Professional Manner in person, by telephone and in writing

Computer: Standard MS Office package.

Website basic knowledge an advantage.

Willingness to learn/ability to seek information and communicate effectively the knowledge gained.



How to apply.


If you would like to discuss the particulars of this role before making an application please email the current secretary on:


Please ensure that your application reaches the Secretary by the 7thSeptember 2018.


Your emailed Completed Application should include:

A curriculum vitae

The names and addresses of two referees (incl. email addresses)

The Fund is made up of two trustees and the council members. Should you be interested in volunteering to be a council member, and are educated to a degree or masters level, please contact the Secretary in the first instance.