Bid Writing Opportunity

Wellspring Counselling Ltd

Name: Bid Writing Opportunity
Organisation: Wellspring Counselling Ltd
Type: Part Time
This is a short-term role for four months initially, but hours of work and days are very flexible. The position can be a home working post, and you will be supported and have regular contact with the Director.


Have you got experience writing reports?
Have you got some regular spare time where you would like to make a difference to a local community?

If the answer is YES to both of the above questions, please do get in touch with us. We are looking for a Bid Writer to write reports for Grant applications in order to continue to secure funding for our charity. If you the necessary skills, if you are passionate about making a difference and want to do something for the local community, please do get in touch.

The Wellspring Mental Health Charity works Young People and Adults from all over North Somerset. Wellspring provide affordable, professional counselling for Adults in North Somerset, as well as donation based Counselling and low intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to young people age 11 – 18.

The Charity was established in 1994 by local church leaders and GP’s to provide confidential help and support to people in the local community. We offer services to clients regardless of gender, age, ethnic origin or religious beliefs. Clients all self-refer to Wellspring, often after being advised to come to us by their GP.

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Organisation Description

Wellspring is a community-based charity that has been serving the local community of Nailsea and surrounding North Somerset towns and villages for 25 years. Wellspring provides professional, affordable Counselling for adults and free Counselling and CBT for young people age 11 upwards.


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Cause / Interests

  • Children
  • Elderly
  • Mental Health
  • Mentoring
  • Poverty and Debt
  • Youth

Types of Activity

  • Administration
  • Business, Management and Research
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing, PR and Media

Skills and Qualifications


We are looking for someone who is reliable, committed, positive and a person that really wants to make a difference to the local community. It would be suitable for someone with good organisational skills, experience of report writing and the ability to complete detailed reports with information provided. Wellspring have a wealth of Data, and work with a mixture of clients with various difficulties so being able to help us secure future funding is very important and a very worthwhile job.


This would be a good opportunity for an applicant that would like to offer something to the local community, and by fully utilising their written skills. The Volunteer will also gain references and content for a future CV.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: All expenses reimbursed.
Restrictions: Enhanced DBS would be required.
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: We warmly welcome applications from anyone with the skills to complete grant applications
Offer: NA
Training: Some training offered but experience of report writing is essential
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Informal discussion, Competency Test