Jobs

 

There are currently two internship vacancies. Please see below


1.-ITF Seafarers’ Trust Mental Health Research Internship

Overview of the role:

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust invites interested applications for the position of Mental Health Research Intern. We are looking for someone who is comfortable reviewing and synthesising large volumes of information, particularly from academic journals. Will need to be task focused, with an interest in mental health or statistics, this is an invaluable opportunity to contribute to an area of research that requires considerable attention. Additionally the post-holder may assist the in running a workshop on the 10th/11th October 2016.

About the ITF Seafarers’ Trust:

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust, a UK charity established in 1981, funds programmes that advance the wellbeing of maritime workers, seafarers and their families. We are funded by the Trust’s own capital funds, and by the investment income of the Welfare Fund at the International Transport Workers Federation, a global federation of transport workers’ unions with over 4.6 million worker members.

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust vision is to be the leader in promoting and improving the wellbeing of seafarers worldwide. We envisage a world where all seafarers are healthy, happy and have decent work. For more information applicants are encouraged to visit http://www.seafarerstrust.org

Details of the internship:

  • The internships will run for a period of 12 weeks, and it is anticipated the preferred candidate will start in late August 2016.
  • The working pattern will be flexible, and will range between twenty to thirty hours per week.
  • A condition of being offered an intern place with the ITF Seafarers’ Trust is that the ITF, on the first morning prior to commencing your duties, will need to have proof of a right to work in the UK.
  • During the period of an internship you will be supervised by a member ITF Seafarers’ Trust team who will meet with you regularly to review an allocated work programme and provide feedback on the work undertaken. The Supervisor will be available to discuss any matters relating to your internship.
  • A stipendiary payment of £9.40 (London Living wage) per hour, subject to normal deductions, through the ITF payroll system. In this connection a National Insurance number will be needed.

Duties of the role:

During the internship which will be London based tasks will include:

  • Identifying primary and secondary data sources relevant to the area of seafarer’s mental health.
  • Undertake a desk review of existing data sources and synthesize the findings.
  • Produce a review document with a specific focus on mental health of seafarers.
  • Ad hoc tasks and projects as required.

To apply:

Interested candidates should submit a copy their CV along with a covering letter to Samantha Bell Human Resources Administrator at bell_samantha@itf.org.uk no later than 5pm (GMT) on Monday 15th August 2016.

Cover letters should outline the following;

  • Why you find the role interesting.
  • Relevant experience that will enable you to meet the duties of the role.
  • How the internship will support your academic or professional development.

 


2.-ITF Seafarers’ Trust Global Information Systems (GIS) Internship

Overview of the role:

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust invites interested applications for the position of GIS Intern. We are looking for a self-starter with a passion for GIS. We are setting-up a global information system within the Trust and we need your help to do it. We would especially encourage applicants with experience of using Arc GIS software, and those with an ability to integrate GIS into the ITF Seafarers’ Trust.

About the ITF Seafarers’ Trust:

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust, a UK charity established in 1981, funds programmes that advance the wellbeing of maritime workers, seafarers and their families. We are funded by the Trust’s own capital funds, and by the investment income of the Welfare Fund at the International Transport Workers Federation, a global federation of transport workers’ unions with over 4.6 million worker members.

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust vision is to be the leader in promoting and improving the wellbeing of seafarers worldwide. We envisage a world where all seafarers are healthy, happy and have decent work. For more information applicants are encouraged to visit http://www.seafarerstrust.org

Details of the internship:

  • The internship will run for a period of 12 weeks, and it is anticipated the preferred candidate will start in late August 2016.
  • The working pattern will be flexible, and will range between twenty to thirty hours per week.
  • A condition of being offered an intern place with the ITF Seafarers’ Trust is that the ITF, on the first morning prior to commencing your duties, will need to have proof of a right to work in the UK.During the period of an internship you will be supervised by a member of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust team who will meet with you regularly to review an allocated work programme and provide feedback on the work undertaken. The Supervisor will be available to discuss any matters relating to your internship.A stipendiary payment of £9.40 (London Living wage) per hour will be paid, subject to normal deductions, through the ITF payroll system. In this connection a National Insurance number will be needed.

Duties of the role:

During the internship which will be London based tasks will include:

  • Initiating the ARC GIS Mapping Licences.
  • Identifying possible data sources from within the ITF ST, and from external sources that can be used to populate the GIS software.
  • Cleaning existing data in order that it is compatible and for use in GIS systems.
  • Populating the Arc GIS database.
  • Presenting to the ITF ST progress on the GIS mapping process and suggesting possible areas for additional analysis.
  • Ad hoc tasks and projects as required.

To apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV along with a covering letter to Samantha Bell, Human Resources Administrator at bell_samantha@itf.org.uk no later than 5pm (GMT) on Monday 15th August 2016.

Cover letters should outline the following;

  • Why you find the role interesting.
  • Relevant experience that will enable you to meet the duties of the role.
  • How the internship will support your academic or professional development.