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Hull Sustainable Food City Partnership Development Officer

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Development Officer 

£28,000 FTE pro rata 

3 days per week funded till March 2021 

Based in Hull 

20 days holiday pro rata 

The Hull Food Partnership (opens in a new link) is part of the UK Sustainable Food City (SFC) network (see http://sustainablefoodcities.org/) and works closely with and is hosted by the urban city farm Rooted in Hull. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities of Role 

  • lead, develop and promote the delivery and promotion of the city-wide Hull Food Partnership and contribute to its’ long-term sustainability
  • build and consolidate on the work in the bronze award document highlighting the gaps in knowledge, skills and delivery working towards the SFC silver awards standard
  • promote and support the local Veg Cities campaign
  • facilitate, broaden and co-ordinate the effective functioning and governance of the Hull Food Partnership group maintaining and enhancing contacts in a professional manner
  • working closely with Rooted in Hull, monitor and track all project budgets & petty cash providing financial information to the Steering group monthly meeting
  • increase and enhance take-up of the Hull Food Charter with the continuing promotion, visibility and understanding of the Hull Food Partnership across the city working closely with Rooted in Hull using a wide range of communication media such as press, radio, TV, social media, billboards promotional material
  • identify key areas currently underdeveloped for future work and collaborate on solutions in the context of the Action Plan
  • effectively administer and support the bigger network and create value through involvement in the Food Charter
  • represent the HFP at meetings relevant to the progression of the SFC key issues both locally and nationally

Full information is available in this document HFP development officer (Word document)

Youth Support Worker, Secure Futures

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Post will remain open until filled

Secure Futures is a project based in Hull, which works with 16 – 25 year olds who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. It works with young people on a three-stage programme, using sports as a tool for personal development and change. It also provides housing support and training.

Giroscope is looking for a motivated individual to work with young people in Hull.  You will be working on the ‘Secure Futures’ project and will spend much of your time working out of the Vulcan Learning Centre who are the partners in this project.

Secure Futures is looking for a motivated individual committed to working with young people who often have complex and challenging backgrounds. They are looking for someone with a passion for youth work and who can work with young people to overcome barriers into; housing; sports; and employment or training. You will have the support of colleagues who share your skill, enthusiasm and motivation.  Your work may be challenging, but always diverse and rewarding.

If you are professional and caring with a desire to support young people and to develop your skills, we would like to hear from you. They would especially like to hear from you if you already have relevant qualifications or experience of working in a similar role.

37.5 hours/week

Salary £19,500 per annum (depending on qualifications/experience/skills)

Based at Giroscope Ltd./Vulcan Learning Centre & Boxing Club

This post is for a 3 year fixed contract.  (May be extended if continued funding is secured)

For more information, and to apply, go to Giroscope (opens in a new tab)

Executive Administrator, York MCN

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Deadline 27th March

(Fixed term to 31 March 2022)

30 hours per week

£25,672 per annum (pro-rata’d)

Priory Street Centre, York

York MCN encompasses a programme of work aiming to improve the systems supporting people who experience severe and multiple disadvantage and ‘multiple and complex needs’ (MCN), including issues such as homelessness, mental health problems, offending, and substance misuse. A key part of this work is the York MCN Network, a cross-sector, multi-agency network bringing together people with lived experience, frontline workers, commissioners, managers and strategic leaders to share experiences, learn, build trusting relationships and develop a system-wide approach to better support people experiencing multiple and complex needs.

The York MCN Enabling Team has four key functions: convening; supporting; communicating; learning.

The Executive Administrator will provide high level administrative support to support these four key functions. The role with involve working with staff and network members to develop and promote spaces, practices and platforms to enable systems change across the York MCN agenda.

Reporting to a staff member on the York MCN Enabling Team, this role will provide high level administrative support to the York MCN Enabling Team and the York MCN network. This will include diary management, secretariat support, meeting and events management, communications including reports, presentations, newsletters and website copy, and supporting relationships development with network members and wider stakeholders associated with this work.

They are looking for a team player who has an interest in the multiple complex needs agenda, is committed to supporting systems change, and is able to work flexibly and responsively to emerging issues, projects and priorities.

For more information and to apply go to the York CVS website (opens in  a new tab)

Interviews are likely to take place on Wednesday 8th April 2020 at York CVS, Priory Street Centre, York.

VCS Connector Service (East Yorkshire) 

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Deadline 17th March 

A service commissioned by East Riding Public Health, funded for one year; beginning 1 April 2020, through the improved Better Care Fund (iCBF) to support improvements in health and wellbeing for East Riding residents, by assisting them to connect and engage with local opportunities to become more physically, mentally or socially active. 

For more information and to register an interest click here (opens in a new tab) 

Social Worker – Case Manager, ADS 

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Deadline 27th March 

Salary: £21914 – £26740,  Full time
Job Ref: 288
Location: Doncaster

ADS currently have an opportunity based at Doncaster Royal Infirmary to support individuals who misuse substances to access treatment. 

The successful candidate will offer early engagement to people who use substances and support them to enter treatment services, by providing therapeutic interventions to reduce acute admissions. 

The successful candidate will be a qualified and registered Social Worker and have evidenced experience of working with substance misusers or substance misuse treatment approaches. The service will be available 7 days a week between 8am and 10pm, therefore the successful candidate must be prepared to work on a rota basis. 

The ASYE programme is provided to newly qualified social workers.  

The Alcohol & Drug Service E: jobs@ads-uk.org  T: 01482 320606 


For more information and to apply go to the ADS website (opens in a new tab)

Emmaus Rough Sleeper Intensive Outreach Worker

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Deadline 6th March

Location: East Riding

Reporting to: Rough Sleeper Outreach Team Leader

Salary: £18,000 per annum, temporary contract, ending March 2021

Shifts: A variety of shifts operating between these hours. 7:00- 15:00, 14:00-22:00, weekends and mixed working patterns are a requirement for this role.

This role is responsible for delivering additional intensive support to rough sleepers in the East Riding, targeting new and entrenched rough sleepers and focusing on proactive signposting, assisting direct access accommodation options, health interventions, and liaising with agencies that support welfare needs. This role is pivotal in linking the most marginalised rough sleepers into short term accommodation. The aim is to reduce rough sleeping. This role involves training and supporting Emmaus companions and volunteers to become effective outreach workers, ensuring collectively that the East riding is well covered, teams are visible and proactive in all activities. Emmaus report directly to the local authority and the candidate will be responsible for all reports on all activity. All reports being comprehensive and weekly tracking is accurate and submitted to partners in a timely manner.

For more information, and to apply go to the Emmaus Hull website (opens in a new tab)

Senior Social Worker – Case Manager ADS

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Deadline 19th March

£25719 – £31069

JOB REF: 287

Work for The Alcohol & Drug Service East Riding Partnership – Hull

  • Make a positive change
  • Attractive pension package
  • Attractive annual leave package
  • Health scheme

ADS currently have an opportunity based in Hull to influence the development of the substance misuse service across the area.

The post holder will demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations, assessing and managing higher levels of risk. The post holder will manage a complex caseload and offer an expert opinion to others.

The successful candidate will be a qualified and registered Social Worker who has evidenced experience of working with substance misusers or substance misuse treatment approaches. Knowledge of systm one and a practice education qualification is desirable.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

You can apply online here (opens in a new tab) or contact: The Alcohol & Drug Service: E: jobs@ads-uk.org  T: 01482 320606


Social & Local Enterprise Development Co-ordinator

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This vacancy will be open until the post is filled.

30 hours/week

£22,400pa (pro rata £28,000 f/t)

Based at Giroscope’s Coltman Street Office, HU3 2SJ, the former St Matthew’s Church, Boulevard HU3 2TD, and out and about in the City of Hull

This post is for a two year fixed contract.  (May be extended if continued funding is secured)

Community Led Local Development (CLLD) supports people that are of working age (16 years or older), unemployed or inactive in the labour market living in West Hull and Central, East Hull, North Hull and Orchard Park and Bransholme areas, to overcome their barriers to work as well as support for local and community businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs from those same areas too.

Giroscope Limited is looking for a motivated individual committed to developing enterprise and employment opportunities in West Hull as part of our Neighbourhood Regeneration work.

The Social & Local Enterprise Coordinator will provide support and advice to new and small businesses, and social enterprises across the more deprived areas of the City of Hull.  This will include organisational support for the management of co-working or more traditional business workspaces, organisational reviews and sustainability plans, and design advice around future growth strategies.

You will have the support of colleagues who will share your skill, enthusiasm and motivation.  Your work may be challenging, but always stimulating and rewarding.  Giroscope would especially like to hear from you if you already have experience of working in a similar role.

To read the full job description and person specification, and apply for the above post please complete the application form available on Giroscope’s website (opens in a new tab)

Castaway Music Theatre  

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Deadline 9th March

Castaway Music Theatre seeks an experienced arts / community engagement practitioner (23 hours per week) to take forward ‘Creative Transitions’, a new 5 year arts outreach project aiming to transform the life chances of young adults with learning and other disabilities (Lottery funded).

Ideally you have a strong track record of successful project delivery in creative or community contexts and will also be committed to working with young people with SEND and their families, building futures based on individual aspirations.

If you are a creative, self-motivated professional with excellent organisational ability and a passion for making great things possible for young people through music, theatre and film, please apply for further details.

Car driver/owner essential as this is an outreach post.

All staff are required to undergo a DBS check.

Closing date for applications 5p.m. 9th March 2020

Contact them by email at castawayoffice@gmail.com or ring 01405 761423

You can find out more about what Castaway do on their website

Young People’s Street based Outreach Workers – 2 posts 

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Deadline 9th March

20 hours per week   Salary £21,693 – £22,401 (Pro Rata)

Cornerhouse and The Warren are working together to deliver an exciting project working with vulnerable young people in Hull.

If you enjoy a challenge and working in an innovative and creative way with young people then this is the job for you. There are two posts available of 20 hours per week.

The main purpose of the job is to support young people to address risk taking behaviour and its impact on the wider community in order to reduce young people’s vulnerability to anti-social behaviour, engagement in offending, missing & sexual exploitation, and to promote positive health.

This role requires working with young people using a street based outreach approach throughout Hull.

Delivery will include working shifts during the day, evenings and some weekends.

For an application please email admin@wearecornerhouse.org or ring on 01482 327044 and quote SBOC or SBOW.

Closing date: 5pm, Monday, 9th March 2020    Interview date: Week Commencing 23rd March 2020

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