Business Support Officer, Healthwatch Hull

Business Support Officer, Healthwatch Hull

Deadline 4th May

Healthwatch was established in April 2013 to become the consumer champion for health and social care services. Each Local Authority area in England has its own Healthwatch and Healthwatch Kingston upon Hull is the consumer voice for health and social care issues for the population of Kingston upon Hull.

Forum has been contracted by Hull City Council Council to deliver Healthwatch in Hull.

We are seeking a skilled business support officer to work alongside our current Healthwatch team.

You will be responsible for providing administrative support to Healthwatch Hull and to act as a first point of contact for general public communication by all methods including telephone, e-mail, post and Social Media.

You will have significant proven administrative skills and experience of communicating with a diverse range of people. This role will also provide the opportunity to work on the wider projects within our Healthwatch Team

You will also use your skills to raise and maintain the profile of Healthwatch Kingston upon Hull across key stakeholders and the local community, ensuring key messages and information are effectively communicated through social media.

For further information about this role please contact Gail Baines on 01482 499033.  For an application pack for this role, please contact:

Gail Baines, Delivery Manager, Healthwatch Kingston upon Hull, Room 2, Pod 4, The Octagon, Walker Street, Hull, HU3 2RA

Closing Date:    Friday 4th May 5pm         Interviews to be held:   Tuesday 22nd May

Part Time Play Worker with Child Dynamix

Part Time Play Worker with Child Dynamix

Deadline 4th May

Salary SCP 12 – £8.61 per hour

16 Hours per week over 3 to 4 days

Based in East Hull

Contract ends August 2019

Requirements for the above post:

  • Minimum Level 2 in Play Work, Early Years, Youth Work or a relevant subject
  • Experience of working with large groups of children and families
  • Flexible approach to working hours and a commitment to regular evening, weekend and holiday period work patterns
  • A good level of IT skills in particular the ability to use data bases
  • Current clean drivers licence, held for 24 months+

Immediate start Date for the right Candidate

(Subject to enhanced DBS checks and References)

For an application form please contact the Jane Lambert on 01482 221425

Or E-mail:

Closing date for requesting applications:  Friday 4th May 2018 12 noon

Closing date for returning applications:   Tuesday 8th May 2018 – 9am

Interviews to be held:   Monday 14th May 2018

Mindful Employer Co-ordinator for WorkPlace Leeds

Mindful Employer Co-ordinator for WorkPlace Leeds

Deadline 30th April

Workplace Leeds is a highly successful specialist employment and job retention service for individuals with mental health issues based in Leeds. It is also the ‘lead’ organisation in the city for Mindful Employer.

Due to acquiring a continuation of funding for the Mindful Employer project they are looking to recruit a Mindful Employer Co-ordinator to continue to lead and build on the success of this exciting initiative in the city. Its main aim is to increase the awareness of mental health at work and provide ongoing support for employers in the recruitment and retention of staff. The emphasis is on creating mentally healthy workplaces by taking proactive approaches to wellbeing at work.

This role will work closely with Workplace Leeds, Mindful Employer Steering Group members, Mindful Employer Network members and a range of employers to further embed the Mindful Employer principles in Leeds and promote good practice around mental health in the workplace in a meaningful and sustainable way.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Demonstrate confidence and can work on own initiative
  • Build positive relationships with public, private and voluntary sector employers
  • Have experience in promoting/marketing and in organising events
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate commitment to the principles of Mindful Employer

Salary: Scale SO1 Point 29 (fixed scale point) £25,951 (pro rata – actual salary £21,041)

Hours: 30 hrs per week

Base: De Lacey House, Abbey Road, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3HS

The post is currently funded until 31st March 2021.

For more information and details of how to apply go to the Leeds Mind website

Closing date: 9am – Monday 30th April 2018

Selection process/Interviews: Mid-May 2018

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and a right to work in the UK check

Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Programme Manager (Grants)         

Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Programme Manager (Grants)         

Deadline 30th April

Salary: £41,000-£48,000

37.5 hours per week

York and London

To develop and manage the Trust’s grant programme and contribute to their democratic and political reform priorities.

The role requires

  • a track record of achieving change through grant-making or campaigning;
  • a sound grasp of UK political context, institutions and process;
  • experience building partnerships.
  • excellent writing and analytical skills

To apply, go to the Trust’s website

Closing date for applications: Noon Monday 30 April 2018

Interviews: Friday, 10 May

Co-ordinator – Growing Project (Health Farm)

Co-ordinator – Growing Project (Health Farm)

East Hull Community Farm (and surrounding eligible area)

To oversee the coordination of gardening activity at the East Hull Community Farm, contributing to the successful implementation and delivery of the “Health Farm” project, with specific emphasis on supporting and encouraging residents to become involved as an opportunity to improve their general health and wellbeing.

As an experienced gardener and grower of crops, you will be responsible for the planning of gardening activities over two seasons and develop a programme of related activity which will provide opportunities for people to benefit from exercise, fresh air, team work, whilst learning new skills. You will be expected to support and enthuse existing volunteers, and assist in the recruiting of additional local people in line with the aims of the “Health Farm” Project. 

Job Terms

The post is for 20 hours per week between April and October 2018 and March and October 2019

Salary – £20,200 pa pro rata.

Please apply to Steve Alltoft at for an application form.

For an informal discussion phone 01482 782400.

Closing date for applications: Friday 20th April 2018