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North East Lincolnshire Carers Support Service Tender

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Deadline Tuesday 28th August 2018

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NELCCG) hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced providers to provide carers’ support services in North East Lincolnshire for a 5 [five] year period, with the option to extend by a further 2 years.

The aim of the service will be to deliver a range of accessible, high quality, cost effective services that will promote, support and improve the mental, physical and emotional well-being of all carers within North East Lincolnshire, so that they can continue in their caring role, look after their own health and wellbeing and have a life of their own.

Innovation and efficiencies in service provision for improved carer access and delivery of outcomes will be sought from prospective providers of the service, as will enhanced partnership working to provide an integrated service that works across health, social care, education, voluntary and other agencies within North East Lincolnshire, providing a seamless approach.

It is intended that the services will be provided as a ‘hub and spoke’ model, in the form of a North East Lincolnshire Carers Centre with a presence in appropriate locations across the county, accessible to all carers within the boundaries of NELCCG.

For more information please visit the CCG website.

Local Economic Assessment Plan for North East Lincolnshire

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Deadline 6th August 2018

ENGIE Services Ltd on behalf of North East Lincolmshire Council are looking for a suitably qualified consultant to a provide a local economic assessment plan (LEA) which is a strategic review of the current and future direction of the local economy. This plan will support the refresh of the Economic Strategy; development of the Greater Grimsby Town Deal and inform other plans/proposals for economic regeneration within NEL. The LEA will combine analysis of existing national/regional/local datasets with qualitative research including interviews with key public and private sector stakeholders.

For more information please visit the YORtender website here.

Care Leaver’s Accommodation

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Deadline 27th July 2018

Supported lodgings provide a bridge between care and independence allowing young people to make their own decisions while maintaining supportive adults around them. The providers complete tasks with the young people to begin to prepare them for taking on their own tenancy when they feel confident to do so. The Council are seeking the markets’ views to help shape the specification of the service, YORtender ask that organisations complete the questionnaire available on the website. The Council may wish to invite organisations to discuss their response to the questionnaire and a discussion date has been set for 31st July 2018.

For more information please visit the YORtender website here.

CERT Foundation – PSMDB project funds

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The PSMDB project funds new ideas the impact on people’s health and well-being. The programme seeks to establish innovative and financially sustainable services that will enable people in need to avoid hospital admissions, stay in their own homes longer and ensure that people can lead as normal a life as possible during an illness or as a result of incapacity.

By achieving this they want to;

  • Ensure that the people we care for have the best care possible, in settings that they choose and delivered by providers they know and trust
  • Reduce the costs to the NHS
  • Help organisations to work in partnership to deliver bigger and better services
  • Increase the sustainable income available to local organisations
  • Delay the need for residential care and hospital admissions
  • Reduce visits to casualty departments
  • Reduce the pressure on G.P practices
  • Keep people fitter and healthier

They can provide:

  • Start-up funding
  • Help to put a proposal together
  • Access to business start-up advice and guidance
  • On-going support
  • Sign-posting to access other sources of funding
  • Help to find partner organisations
  • Links to mainstream NHS services
  • Publicity and signposting to your project

For more information please visit the CERT Foundation website here.

Vacancies with HEY Mind

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Deadline 7th August

They are looking for individuals to strengthen their Fundraising and Marketing team in the areas of community fundraising and the coordination and writing of tenders and bids.

Community Fundraiser (full or part time)

circa £21,000 per annum (for 37 hours)

In this varied and exciting role you will be responsible for delivering Mind’s community fundraising plans, including planning events and activities, supporting fundraisers, working with volunteers and creating new ideas and strategies to help them reach their fundraising targets. Enthusiastic and confident, you will be able to encourage and motivate volunteers, as well as being reliable, highly organised, and have experience of community fundraising, ideally in a similar role, although this is not essential.

Funding Coordinator (full or part time)

circa £22,000 per annum (for 37 hours) The main focus of this post is to co-ordinate the submission of funding bids and tenders to secure funding for Mind’s work. You will also contribute to the content of bids or write a funding bid from scratch. The successful candidate will have relevant experience of planning and organising their work and be skilled at writing persuasively.

The hours for both posts are flexible and may be full or part-time by negotiation. Some travel will be required therefore applicants must have a full current driving license and access to their own transport for work purposes. Applicants must be empathic towards anyone who is experiencing mental health difficulties. The posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure.

For further information about Hull and East Yorkshire Mind please go to the careers page of the website where you will also find an information pack, application and Equal Opportunities forms. If you require an application pack in a different format please contact the Administration Office on 01482 240200.

Closing date: Tuesday, 07 August Interview dates 16/17 August

Key Worker with FiND

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Deadline 6th August

FiND is a charity providing day services meeting the needs of individuals with physical and learning disabilities and/or autism. The services are designed to provide stimulating, fulfilling and enjoyable activities throughout the day which are specially designed for each person. They encourage every individual to be as independent as possible by promoting positive and meaningful experiences based on a person-centered approach through choices, My Plans, one page profiles and staff matching.

FiND provides a range of activities which are important to the young person within a safe, supportive and friendly environment indoors, outdoors and in the community. FiND have a variety of different rooms, including art rooms, kitchens, sensory rooms and computer rooms. They also have a gardening area with a greenhouse. They provide opportunities to enhance the individual’s social and communication skills, to build positive relationships, confidence and self-esteem.

FiND are currently seeking individuals who are enthusiastic, dedicated, hardworking and able to join an established team. The successful applicant will work to ensure that the quality of care remains high as well as ensuring that FiND’s core values are implemented.

Previous experience of working in a caring role is essential.

If you are interested in applying for the position then please contact either Angela Colley (01482) 870785 , angela.colley@findcharity.org.uk  or Gayle Rea (01482) 640253, Gayle.rea@findcharity.org.uk for an application pack.

Closing date : Monday 6th August 2018 at 9am

MHA Live at Home Scheme Manager – Grimsby

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Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd August 2018.

The Live at Home Scheme Manager is responsible for developing and managing the Live at Home Scheme to meet the needs of older people within the local community. A pivotal part of this role is community development; to bring communities together for the better. Maintaining and obtaining funding and partnership working are key in order to keep the scheme functioning and excelling in bettering the lives of older people and therefore confidence in funding bids and building solid working relationships are essential.

The post requires an individual with a range of business and operational skills, but critically, who possess a strong drive to deliver high quality services that reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness and promote the wellbeing of older people across a range of community settings.

The Scheme Manager will be responsible for line managing any additional staff appointments to the Scheme – this will depend upon the size of the Scheme and the breadth and volume of services delivered. Volunteers are crucial to the successful operating of any MHA Live at Home Scheme and the Scheme Manager will be responsible for the recruitment and selection and on-going support and supervision of all Volunteers.

For more information on the job role please visit the MHA description here.

European Social Fund Community Grants

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Deadline 10th August

Humber Learning Consortium are pleased to announce a further round of funding available, the ESF Community Grants Programme 2016-2018 has now been extended to March 2019. The launch of the 6th round of funding is now published. The fund is commissioned through the Skill Fund Agency (SFA) and is a key investment that supports the delivery of the ESIF strategy.

ESF Community Grants are part of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme which is distributing small grants in the Humber, East Riding, York and North Yorkshire region.  The aim of the fund is to help unemployed people progress towards employment through access to learning and training opportunities delivered by not for profit organisations in the heart of predominantly disadvantaged communities.

The 6th round of Grants of between £5,000 and up to £15,000 are available. For  further details go to www.hlc-vol.org – contact details Jacquie Newman on 01482 327438 or email jacquie.newman@hlc-vol.org, jade.foster@hlc-vol.org

Executive Assistant with HEY Mind

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Deadline 3rd August

37 Hours per week based in Hull circa £22,000 per annum 

Using your strong administrative skills you will support the Senior Management Team to make the best use of their time. This is a new role which carries a high level of responsibility and the opportunity to get involved in activities across a broad range of services.

Exceptional communication and time management skills will be key to this role along with the ability to work on your own initiative across a number of different teams.

The post holder will be based in Hull although some travel may be required. This post is subject to a DBS Disclosure.

For more information about Hull and East Yorkshire Mind and an application pack go to their website

You can also email recruitment@heymind.org.uk  for an application pack. Note that applications should be made on their own application form along with an accompanying CV in a format of your choice. If you require an application pack in a different format please contact the Administration Office on 01482 240200.

Closing Date: Friday, 3rd August; Interview Date: 20th  August (may be some flexibility)

Nurse Practitioners with Child Dynamix

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Deadline 23rd July

1 x Nursery Practitioner – 25-30 Hours per week 

1 x Nursery Practitioner – 25-30 Hours per week term time 

Starting Salary £NLW/£NMW depending on experience

(Working at their Preston Road Site)

Requirements for the above post:

  • You must be qualified to minimum level 3 in early years/childcare.
  • EYTT/QTS desirable
  • Relevant qualifications in Maths & English.
  • Experience of working in a team and within childcare setting.
  • Knowledge and experience of observing, assessing and planning for children’s developmental needs.
  • Sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). 

For an application form please contact the reception team on 01482 221425, or Jane Lambert – Child Dynamix 95 Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB

E-mail: jane.lambert@childdynamix.co.uk Tel: 01482 221425

Closing date for requesting application packs: 12 noon Monday 23rd July 2018

Closing date for returning applications: 12 noon Wednesday 25th July 2018

Interviews: Week Commencing 30th July 2018

Immediate start available for the right candidate, (Subject to enhanced DBS checks and references).