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Wellbeing Co-ordinator with Connect for Health – Leeds South East

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Deadline 28th January

Connect for Health – Leeds South East (LSE) Social Prescribing service

Leeds Mind is the lead agency in the social prescribing service for South and East Leeds.  They have formed a partnership with other voluntary sector organisations -Hamara, Touchstone, Barca-Leeds, Better Leeds Communities and Leeds Irish Health and Homes.

They are seeking to recruit to Wellbeing Coordinator roles, to be based in various locations across South and East of Leeds and will work as part of a team under the leadership of Leeds Mind.

The following positions are available:

  • 1 X Full time, 37 hrs/week employed by Leeds Mind
  • 1 X Part time, 22.5 hrs/week employed by Leeds Mind
  • 1 X Full time, 37 hrs/week employed by Touchstone

Core Hours:  9.00-5.00pm Monday to Friday. Occasional evening/ weekend work as needed

Contract:          Permanent

Base:               Hillside, Beeston Road, Leeds LS11 8ND

Salary scale:    Scale 5 points 22-25

Salary:              £21,074- £23,111 (pro-rata for part time). Exact salary is dependent upon the terms & conditions of the employing organisation.

The post-holder will undertake assessments of individuals referred to the service, and where appropriate provide time limited support to access community groups and services.

The successful candidate will:

  • have an excellent understanding of health inequalities
  • have experience of engaging people and forming positive relationships.
  • support individuals to identify and access a very broad range of services and community groups that will meet their wellbeing and social needs.

Being a car driver is highly desirable. We would welcome applications from candidates who are fluent Polish speakers or fluent in other Eastern European/South Asian languages.

Closing date:  9am Monday 28th January 2019

Interviews:      Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th February

For more information please call Anne Gallagher or Soo Lincoln, Team Leaders, on 0113 3876380.

For more information and details of how to apply please visit: www.leedsmind.org.uk   

Admin Officer with Humber Community Advice Services (H-CAS)

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Deadline 30th January

(Part–time, Fixed Term contract until September 2020)

Main Purpose

Performing administrative duties for the smooth running of H-CAS.

Key Functions:

Administration

  • Office administration, filing, letter writing, form filling, etc.
  • Assisting in the creation & distribution of publicity materials to increase awareness, provide information and widen participation.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • To compile and maintain auditable records, both paper and electronic, of the H-CAS activities.
  • To maintain a database of project staff, volunteers, clients, partners and associated contacts.
  • Assist in arranging events, evaluations, client feedback, etc.

Other Duties

  • Carry out such other duties as may be reasonably requested for the success of the H-CAS projects.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Experience and Knowledge

  • Experience of office administration is essential.
  • Experience of working with Information Technology applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience of working with people from diverse background, preferably with minority ethnic communities; or those who are marginalised or excluded.

Qualities, Abilities and Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  •  Good interpersonal skills and a commitment to equality & diversity.
  • Enthusiasm, reliability and self-motivation, with a flexible approach to work.
  • Working as part of a team, with an ability to schedule work and manage deadlines.

A competitive salary will be offered.

The closing date for receiving the applications is 30th January, 2019

For an application form please contact H-CAS on Tel: 01482 236460 or 07914 635641.

Community Development Worker – Selby Big Local

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Deadline 7th February

Full time role – 37 hours per week to be worked flexibly including some evenings and weekends. We welcome applicants seeking full time or part time hours (2 x 18.5hrs)

£26,000 p.a

Selby is one of 150 areas in England chosen to deliver Big Local – a community led, 10 year Big Lottery funded programme which helps residents create lasting change through an investment of at least £1 million. Selby Big Local puts residents and their community firmly in the driving seat enabling them to identify local needs, take action and make an impact. Selby Big Local is all about delivering in partnership, making the best of local knowledge, skills, ambition and enthusiasm to make Selby an even better place to live.

In 2019 Selby Big Local will be embarking on an exciting new project, to develop a community hub in our Big Local area. The Community Development Worker will play a vital role in developing this new community facility, supporting residents to get involved in the design and operation of this community space and ensuring it responds to the issues that residents have identified.

Selby Big Local is looking for an experienced, proactive and passionate community development worker with excellent communication and engagement skills, who can develop and support a range of activities and projects that bring the community together to achieve their goals.

More information and an application pack can be found here 

Deadline 7th Feb. Anyone wanting more info is welcome to contact  tony@cogs.uk.net

Withernsea Development Officer for Hull & East Yorkshire Credit Union

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Deadline 31st January

Part time

£10,520 per year (actual)

Hours:   20 per week (worked as agreed)

Location:  Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

Fixed Term Contract 3 years (may be extended if successful)

HEYCU are looking for a reliable, pro-active and enthusiastic person to develop their branch in Withernsea, working successfully with the Big Local Partnership and other key partners to promote credit union membership, set up school savings clubs and grow a sustainable savings and loans presence.  Tasks include administering an office, recruiting and supporting volunteers, making links with local organisations, and getting involved with community events.

This position would suit a self-motivated person who has:

  • held a customer facing role for at least one year;
  • excellent interpersonal skills;
  • a flair for organising;
  • knowledge and/or experience of financial services;

and strongly supports the ethics and values of the credit union movement.

Due to the nature of the work, a Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS) will be required.

To apply please visit www.hullandeycu.co.uk to download an application form and job description or email info@hullandeycu.co.uk or call 01482 778753 ext 100 for one.

Closing date 31 January 2019. Interviews w/c 11 February 2019.

Project Support Co-ordinator, Inclusion North

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Deadline 30th January

Salary: Actual £19,776.  FTE £32,960.

Hours: 22.5 hours per week.

Closing Date: 30th January 2019. 12pm noon.

Inclusion North exists to make inclusion a reality for all people with a learning disability or autism and their families.

Are you passionate about inclusion and diversity? Do you want to work with similar minded people who work hard to make inclusion a reality for people with a learning disability or autism?

Job Role 

  • You will support the Project Manager to design, lead and deliver projects, facilitate workshops and training.
  • Support people with a learning disability or autism, their family members and others to be involved on projects Inclusion North are delivering.
  • Make a difference to the lives of people by helping remove barriers to Inclusion.

They do not accept CV’s, please complete the application pack and onepage profile and return either via email or post.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Rebecca Cole on 07496 229661.

Email: info@inclusionnorth.org

Telephone: 0113 2444792 for a paper copy.

Volunteering Development Officer, Halifax

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Deadline 28th January

£24,204 per annum, 37 hours per week

Working as part of a wider voluntary and community sector infrastructure support service this will be an integral post, leading on the development of volunteering opportunities across Calderdale. This will include delivering an accessible volunteer brokerage service, promoting quality volunteering opportunities with a range of stakeholders and supporting the delivery of Place Based Social Action pilots.

The Calderdale Voluntary Sector Alliance (VSI) are looking to recruit a development officer with a proven background in developing and delivering volunteer programmes to a wide range of groups and organisations and with a strong commitment to the values of quality volunteering.

You will also have previous experience of delivering training and support to both organisations and volunteers and of developing new volunteering initiatives as and when required.

For more information about this post please contact:

Jason Stamp – Chief Officer on (01482) 499030 or email jason@nbforum.org.uk

To request an application form please contact:

Ali Middle – Business Support Manager on (01482) 499030 or email ali@nbforum.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 28 January 2019 at 5 pm

Interviews: 7th or 8th February 2019

Chief Executive with HEY Mind

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Deadline 28th January

Based in Kingston Upon Hull Full time post circa £55,000 per annum

HEY Mind are looking for an innovative, dynamic and inspirational leader with exceptional business acumen.

Hull and East Yorkshire Mind is a vibrant, forward looking organisation, covering the areas of Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire and North East Lincolnshire. It is a leading, local charity working to influence and deliver responsive services to support people with mental health problems to live fulfilling and independent lives.

HEY Mind has an experienced, talented and motivated team of staff and volunteers and a dedicated Board of Trustees who, together, have built a credible and trusted organisation, with an ambitious strategic plan. The vision is a simple one: we won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.

It is essential that candidates understand mental health care and support systems and have worked at CEO or director level in a similar sized or larger organisation.

The successful candidate should also:

  • share HEY Mind’s vision and values
  • have the drive and commitment to lead the organisation through its next phase of growth and development
  • be an engaging and strategic leader with a track record of driving change, influencing stakeholders, delivering results and inspiring others
  • be passionate about making a difference to people with mental health problems
  • have the gravitas and credibility to inspire and motivate people to follow their lead

This is an exciting time to join the charity. The profile of mental health and wellbeing has never been higher, so more people feel able to ask for help. There is a growing recognition that early intervention is key to preventing the development of mental health problems, and that people can, and do, recover from mental health problems.

For further information about Hull and East Yorkshire Mind please go to their website; you will find a candidate information pack on the careers page. You can also email recruitment@heymind.org.uk  to request a pack. If you need this in a different format please contact the Administration Office on 01482 240200.

If you would like to discuss the post informally you can contact the Interim Chief Executive and/or the Trustee leading the recruitment  by calling the Executive Assistant on 01482 240200.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter telling us how you meet the requirements of the post to recruitment@heymind.org.uk

Closing Date: Monday, 28 January 2019 Interview Date: Monday, 18 February 2019

Chief Officer, Age UK North Craven

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Deadline 28th January

Age UK North Craven is a local charity working to make later life in North Craven a fulfilling and enjoyable experience, reducing isolation and loneliness, and providing the right support at the right time for older people.

They are looking for an innovative, strategic and inspirational Chief Officer.

£28,000 – £30,000 (negotiable) per annum – based in Settle, North Yorkshire

They are looking for an engaging leader who is able to provide forward vision to the organisation, its trustees, staff and volunteers, influencing stakeholders, delivering results for older people and inspiring others.

Passionate about ensuring that older people are placed at the heart of the charity, you will advise and guide the trustees and implement their decisions, whilst managing the organisation and its resources to ensure we deliver high quality services.

You will raise their profile and address the issues affecting older people in order to influence policy-making and respond to needs in Craven, North Yorkshire and beyond.

To be successful you will demonstrate your experience of managing development, possess the ability to generate sustainable income streams, and demonstrate knowledge and awareness of social policy issues affecting older people.

For an application pack and application form, or for more information about the post, please see the Age UK North Craven website, contact Sue Bradley on 01729 823066 or email: sbradley@ageuknorthcraven.org

Applications using the form provided only, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date 12 noon on Monday 28th January 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th February 2019