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At The Mulberry Bush you’ll find a dedicated team of friendly, caring people who are working together to provide a range of services to meet the needs of emotionally troubled and traumatised children, young people, their families and communities.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Mulberry Bush team.


Administrative Coordinator

25 hours p.w. (09.00 – 14.30 Mon – Fri) with some need for flexibility.

Permanent post with the potential to increase to a full time post.

25 days + Bank Holidays pro rata

Location: The Mulberry Bush Third Space (MB3), Toddington, Gloucestershire.

Salary: £18,971 pro rata

Open Days: 1 – 4 June 2021 TBC

Application Deadline: Friday 11 June 2021

Interview Dates:  21 and 23 June 2021 (TBC)

The Mulberry Bush Third Space (MB3) Toddington Gloucestershire, is a National Centre for Reflective Practice and is the newest venture of The Mulberry Bush Charity.

Within MB3 there are a number of services, including the Planned Environment Therapy (PET) Archives and Special Collections, and the National Child Care Library (NCCL). MB3 is also home to The International Centre for Therapeutic Care, (ICTC) The Childcare History Network. (CCHN) and TC Elders. 

The post of Administrative Coordinator is a unique opportunity for a professional who is looking for a challenging but rewarding role. Reporting to the Head of MB3, your focus will be on embedding processes and administrative infrastructure into The Mulberry Bush Third Space and working collaboratively with the wider Charity and with external organisations and partnerships in a variety of relevant disciplines.

We are looking for an individual who is able to work within a setting that encourages a TC ethos with the ability to work reflectively in a group setting. 

About the role:

You will be responsible for providing and delivering a thorough and robust administrative systems and infrastructure in order for MB3 and the services to run smoothly now and into the future.

You’ll be responsible for reviewing and updating existing systems used for organising and coordinating face to face and online, meetings, events and workshops. Diary management and planning, and databases for finance, marketing and collating data. In addition you will be developing the infrastructures needed as MB3 expands and develops its work and reach in the wider community. 

You will be responsible for liaising and working collaboratively with the wider charity as well as any external partnerships. As the role develops and expands, you will need to be able to adapt and be creative in how you support these developments.

Key Requirements:

You will need to have good and accurate literacy, numeracy and administrative skills and the ability to analyse information to problem solve. You’ll also need good keyboard skills and a willingness to engage with online platforms and use of Microsoft and Google programmes. As you’ll be managing a variety of relationships with different stakeholders, it’s important you have good communication skills and can work on your own initiative. Good planning and organising skills are key for this role and you should be used to working under pressure to meet deadlines demonstrating flexibility and resilience.

The full job description and person specification for this role can be downloaded here.

An application form can be downloaded here.

To submit your application your application please send your completed application form via email to Lucy Lowe at 

Application by completing our application form only, please do not send CV’s.

If you have any questions or would like any further information please email Lucy Lowe at 

The Mulberry Bush School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and be prepared to undertake a criminal background check by the DBS.


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