Vacancy for a Wellbeing Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)

Vacancy for a Wellbeing Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)

Deadline for applications is 26th July at 5pm

Salary: £20,867 pro rata for 21 hours p.w.

Contract: Fixed term maternity cover

Location: Hull

Forum is recruiting a part-time Wellbeing Co-ordinator to join the Connect Well Hull social prescribing service for maternity cover. Based in GP practices and other community locations across the city, the service provides residents with a variety of advice and support, and links to other sources of help. For more information about Connect Well go to the website

For more information about the role please contact Pippa Robson on 01482 499032 or e-mail

Please e-mail for an application pack, including a job description, person specification and information about the service.

Interviews will be held on 7th August

Start date: ASAP

Engagement Manager (Health and Wellbeing)

Engagement Manager (Health and Wellbeing)

Deadline 22nd July

Salary £41,675 – £44,632

Hull City Council is looking to recruit an Engagement Manager to work with the Health and wellbeing board in further developing an engagement strategy for both the board and across the wider system in the City of Hull. The post is jointly funded by Hull City Council and Hull CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) and will be co-located with Hull CCGs communications team.

The Engagement Manager (Health and Wellbeing) will be responsible for developing a comprehensive, co-produced engagement strategy for health and wellbeing, which will enable the Health and Wellbeing Board to a more effective voice for the Public’s Health for Hull.  The post holder will lead and co-ordinate engagement activity which will inform the development of the new Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy in 2020.

You must have significant experience of; planning, managing and delivering public engagement programmes, experience of coordinating and leading on projects, as well as the ability to build and sustain effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels and across a variety of agencies.

Excellent communication and negotiation skills will be required, as the successful candidate will be required to create and deliver presentations to a varied group of audiences, as well as operate successfully in a politically sensitive environment.

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To apply for this post go to the Council website

Early help family support worker

Early help family support worker

Deadline 24th July

Salary details: £22462 – £24799

Job term Part Time, 20.5 hours

Hull City Council are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Early Help Family Support Worker. You will be passionate about improving the life chances and opportunities for babies and children leaving in Hull.

The role is to provide early, targeted support and challenge as part of an integrated approach to prevent family problems from escalating and to bring about sustainable behavioural change, increasing the resilience of the family, improving outcomes and decreasing dependency on public services.

It also involves the ability to develop and deliver a range of targeted Early Help services which will achieve and sustain positive outcomes for families across the North area of Hull, predominantly to children and young people 0 – 11 years and their families as part of an integrated, multi-agency Early Help Hub.

A key aspect of the post will be to act as a Lead Practitioner for families with a range of needs, undertaking assessments and coordinating a planned response to family needs in partnership with other agencies.

You will work as part of a supportive and caring team with opportunity for development and progression within your career.

For more information, and to apply, go to the Council website

Community Programme Co-ordinator based at Hull Live at Home

Community Programme Co-ordinator based at Hull Live at Home

Deadline 18th July

Job reference REQ007787

Salary £18,045 per annum

Package: Pension, Life Assurance, High Street Discount Scheme, Career Development, Free DBS

Fixed Term – Full Time – 37 hours per week.

This is a fixed term position due to local funding for a period of up to 18 months.

The Live at Home Community Programme Co-ordinator is responsible for co-ordinating and running a programme of activities, the scope of which will vary depending upon local need.

All activities will seek to reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness and promote the wellbeing of older people across a range of community settings.

This programme could include any mix from MHA’s core service offering – such as befriending, lunch clubs, social outings or clubs. In addition, the post holder will be required to develop new activities based on feedback from and the needs of the community – this could include co-ordinating with other organisations such as local colleges to offer IT classes or arranging for a local professional to deliver a series of exercise groups.

The Community Programme Co-ordinator will work closely with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and so good communication is as important as having strong organisation skills.

A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is required.

The role involves outreach work, visiting clients in their homes and developing a connection over a 4 to 6 week period. You will be responsible for identifying the barriers that are preventing the client from making/keeping contact with the others. You will be seeking ways to help remove these barriers, to help clients re-engage with their communities, sometimes acting as an advocate, and establishing links, services and opportunities to support this.

Interviews to be held at Hull Office on 23rd July 2019.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.

For more information about the role please review the Job Description here.

Please apply online here

Regional Operations Director, Avalon Group

Regional Operations Director, Avalon Group

Deadline 15th July

(Ref H211)

37 Hours per week (part time considered – minimum 30 hours)

Circa £40,000 per annum (pro rata for part time)

The Avalon Group is a social care provider and a registered charity. Despite the challenges faced by the Adult Social Care sector, Avalon continues to grow and develop to provide responsive, personalised care and support to enhance and enrich the quality of people’s lives.

They are now looking to add a new Regional Operations Director to the senior management team. You will be committed to their mission and values and you will join a team of experienced, hard-working and supportive senior managers. You will need to be flexible, open and confident and enjoy working as part of a team.

They have established an excellent reputation with our commissioners and have achieved a rating of Good in the eight recent CQC inspections.

Avalon are therefore looking to appoint a senior manager who is able to maintain these high standards, to ensure customers continue to receive the highest quality person centred care and support.

You will be responsible for overseeing r services in a number of localities supporting the Locality Managers in the day to day management of staff and monitoring progress of customers.

You will already be working as a senior manager, with the ability to demonstrate good knowledge and experience of health and social care policy as well as having the understanding of how this impacts on the delivery of care services. You will also have experience of leading teams, ideally across a multi-site environment with the ability to innovate and drive forward change. Working with business development colleagues, you will identify and develop growth opportunities and take a lead role in the preparation of tender documentation.

There is a requirement to travel as you will be spending a significant part of the week in the localities you support, so access to a vehicle that can be used for work purposes with a full valid driving licence is essential.

You will need to be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the role, as occasionally you may be required to work outside of office hours. The role is currently based at their Head Office in Harrogate, however this can be negotiated for the successful candidate.

They offer up to 30 days paid holiday entitlement, defined contribution pension scheme, on-site parking, and access to our employee discounts scheme with 24/7 employee assistance helpline.

For an informal discussion please contact Larry Hollando – CEO or Julie Colley – Deputy CEO on 01423 530053.

For further supporting documents, and to apply, go to their website

Please note the closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 15 July 2019, with interviews taking place on Tuesday 23 July 2019 in Harrogate.