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healthbox

Welcome Network Manager
3 Year Fixed Term Funded Full Time Post
Salary: £28,000
37.5 hours per week

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to lead on an exciting new project across Cheshire West and Chester developing the Welcome Network. This will be a 3-year post working on reducing the underpinning factors of food poverty and ‘holiday hunger’ in the area. Applicants will be expected to have a good understanding of issues that impact on both families and individuals which exacerbate food poverty and take both a managerial and active delivery/involvement role in all project activities and events. The post will be based at Healthbox CIC but activities will be based across Cheshire West and Chester.

Further information can be found below:

Welcome Network Project Manager Job Description

Closing date for applications: 5pm Monday 3rd April 2017
Make sure you enclose your CV and a statement outlining how you meet the desired and essential skills for this post.


 

save the family

The below vacancies are temporary positions to cover maternity leave for a period of up to 12 months.

Family Mentor (21 hours)
Salary: £16,016 per annum pro rata (£8.80 per hour).
Benefits: Contributory healthcare plan and pension, free on-site gym, subsidised lunches on Thursdays and employee benefits through Perkbox.
Contract: This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave for a period of up to 12 months. The successful candidate will be due to start employment in this role week commencing 19th June; however, this is subject to change depending on the maternity leaver’s circumstances.
Hours of work: 21 hours per week, Tuesday, 8-4pm, Wednesday 3-11pm and Sunday, 8-4pm. Flexibility is required in this role, as hours of work may change depending on the needs of our residents.
Location: Just outside Chester city centre.

About the role

Save the Family is looking for a Family Mentor to act as a mentor working alongside families to provide guidance and practical skills to enable them to overcome difficulties and barriers in order to achieve identified outcomes and reach their potential. In addition, the Family Mentor will engage and mentor resident families with enterprise activities on site (e.g. in the workshop, craft room); supporting them to expand on their skills, develop their confidence, increase self-esteem. The Family Mentor will mentor parents to help them give their children the best possible start in life and lay the foundation for a fulfilling future.

The Family Mentor will be required to work closely with other agencies as part of a ‘Team Around the Family’ (TAF) approach. Therefore, having the ability to work productively with other agencies through established structures such as TAF is essential. The ideal candidate will have excellent mentoring skills and a positive attitude in working with challenging adults.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: TUESDAY 4TH APRIL.

Please click here for the job description.

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Family Mentor (28 hours)
Salary: £16,016 per annum pro rata (£8.80 per hour).
Benefits: Contributory healthcare plan and pension, free on-site gym, subsidised lunches on Thursdays and employee benefits through Perkbox.
Contract: This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave for a period of up to 12 months. The successful candidate will be due to start employment in this role week commencing 22nd May; however, this is subject to change depending on the maternity leaver’s circumstances.
Hours of work: 28 hours per week. Monday, 3-11pm, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 8-4pm. Flexibility is required in this role, as hours of work may change depending on the needs of our residents.
Location: Just outside Chester city centre.

About the role

Save the Family is looking for a Family Mentor to act as a mentor working alongside families to provide guidance and practical skills to enable them to overcome difficulties and barriers in order to achieve identified outcomes and reach their potential. In addition, the Family Mentor will engage and mentor resident families with enterprise activities on site (e.g. in the workshop, craft room); supporting them to expand on their skills, develop their confidence, increase self-esteem. The Family Mentor will mentor parents to help them give their children the best possible start in life and lay the foundation for a fulfilling future.

The Family Mentor will be required to work closely with other agencies as part of a ‘Team Around the Family’ (TAF) approach. Therefore, having the ability to work productively with other agencies through established structures such as TAF is essential. The ideal candidate will have excellent mentoring skills and a positive attitude in working with challenging adults.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: TUESDAY 4TH APRIL.

For more information about the above positions: Please click here for the job description (including the person specification) for the Family Mentor role.

To apply for a position: Please send in your CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the essential criteria, as detailed in the person specification. Please ensure you specify in your covering letter which Family Mentor role you are applying for (21 hours / 28 hours).

Please note, applicants who do not demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for the role will not be considered for the position.

Candidates must also demonstrate both at the application stage and interview that they are able to positively identify with Save the Family’s values.

We would also be grateful if all applicants could fill in our equality and diversity monitoring form.

Submitting an application: All CVs, covering letters and equality and diversity monitoring forms to be sent to me via jobs@savethefamily.uk.com.
For an informal conversation about any of the above roles, please contact me on 01244 333835/ jobs@savethefamily.uk.com.
Think you may know someone who would be suitable for the above roles? Please pass on details of this advert.

Cheshire community development

Operations Coordinator
21 hrs per week
£12.50 per hour Actual Annual salary £13,650 (FTE £22,750)
Plus benefits after successful probation period

Reporting to the Chief Executive and liaising with the Senior Management Team you will have 3 key areas of responsibility: The day to day infrastructure support for operational services/contracts/systems within the organisation e.g. Data Protection, H&S, Insurance, Utilities, phones The central development, coordination and management of volunteers (key focus on transport initially) Coordination and implementation of social media on a weekly basis.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Operational Services:
* Reviewing systems, monitoring and reporting for operational support service systems such as H&S,
* Develop and coordinate a central system for managing, monitoring and reviewing the utilities and phone systems and other building service contracts.
* Negotiating and working with suppliers to achieve the best terms for the organisation.
2. Volunteers:
* Develop a Volunteer Policy which identifies the role that volunteers will play within Cheshire Community Development Trust (Cheshire CDT)
* Develop and implement structures, systems and procedures to support volunteers in line with the agreed Policy. This is to include but is not limited to: Recruitment, Induction, Training, Deployment, Supervision and Quality Assurance.
* Working closely with the Transport Manager to set up systems to coordinate the Community Car Scheme volunteers and to take an active role in supporting the implementation and supervision of the volunteers for this service.
3. Coordination and implementation of social media:
* To support and promote the organisation through the development of weekly
social media promotion.

Closing Date for Applications: 31st March 2017 at 5pm
Interviews will be held on: 6 April 2017 Times to be confirmed

Please note we do not score CV’s please use the Cheshire Community
Development Trust Application Form.
Please return your completed application form by email or post to:
Email – info@cheshirecdt.org.uk marking the header Recruitment Private and
Confidential
Post – Private and Confidential – HR Recruitment
Cheshire Community Development Trust
Waterside House
Navigation Road
Northwich
Cheshire CW8 1BE


 

dsn

Personal Communication Assistant (PCA)/Trainee Interpreter
£9,152.50 p/a rising to £9,652.50 p/a after 6 month probation
Based in Northwich
22.5 hours per week
Monday – Friday some evenings and weekends as required

Can you communicate in British Sign Language?

Join our team! Our charity provides a wide range of support services to D/deaf people across
Cheshire and the surrounding area.

We are looking for a PCA to provide an efficient & confidential communication/translation service
for D/deaf members of staff & Community using British Sign Language.

Involves translating telephone calls, reading & translating written text & note‐taking during
training courses/meetings & gaining Interpreting Experience in appropriate settings.

Can you show us how you would support our service users with the confidentiality, dignity &
respect they have a right to expect?

If you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of
continuous training & development. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out
more, please download a job description & application form via the Careers page
http://www.dsnonline.co.uk/?post_type=vacancies

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and provide two
satisfactory employment references.

We Offer:
24 days +8 Bank Holidays pro rata,
Company Sick Pay,
Contributory pension scheme*,
Training & Development Opportunities,
Childcare Voucher Scheme,
Cycle to Work Scheme*,
Gym Membership* & more! (* subject to qualifying criteria).

Closing Date 31st March 2017
Please note, you will receive an email invitation by 7th April 2017 if you have been shortlisted to attend an interview.


 

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Communications Assistant (CMS0317)

  • DESIGNATION   Communications Assistant
  • HOURS   Full Time Hours (36 per week)
  • SALARY   NJC Scale scp 14-17 (£16,781 – £17,772)
  • LOCATION   Registered Office,  Warrington
  • RESPONSIBLE TO   Communications Officer
  • CONTRACT TYPE   Fixed Term 2 years
  • CLOSING DATE   5pm on Thursday 23rd March 2017
  • INTERVIEW   Monday 3rd April 2017.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and resourceful individual to work on a variety of communications and engagement platforms.  You will play a vital role delivering our communications strategy and helping to champion and manage the PAPYRUS brand. This role will suit someone who has excellent writing skills, experience of digital engagement, and can juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

As a small team in a growing organisation, team members are expected to be flexible, reliable, and hard-working, as well as being a team player able to use initiative and seek solutions when required.

Full Details of the role available on the PAPYRUS website at https://papyrus-uk.org/contact/jobs


 

quakers

Vacancy for the role of Manager /Warden (re-advertisement)

Chester Quakers are looking to recruit a new Manager/Warden for their city centre meeting house. The post is part time 25-30 hours per week on local government pay scale points 22-25 (£20556 – £22658). The right person will enjoy making our Meeting House a friendly, well looked after and well used building for both the Quaker community and those who hire our rooms. Our main aim is to provide good, reasonably priced accommodation for a wide variety of users.

Chester Quaker Meeting House is used by a wide range of community groups, commercial, local authority and charitable organisations as well as a place of worship for Chester’s community of Quakers.   The Manager/Warden supervises a team of 5 part-time staff and needs to demonstrate good organisational, personal, IT and business skills. The work involves administration, welcoming visitors and users, setting up rooms, housekeeping and security. The role mainly involves lone-working and requires good time-management and flexibility is required to cover for other staff on leave.  It may occasionally involve Saturday working. This post will require a satisfactory DBS (criminal records) check and knowledge of First Aid (training can be arranged).

For further information, an application form, or to arrange an informal tour of the Meeting House, please make contact by email on enquiries@chestermeetingrooms.org.uk or by telephone on 01244 316554.

Closing date for applications is Monday 27 March, 5pm.

Applications should be delivered to the Quaker Meeting House, Union Walk, Frodsham Street, Chester CH1 3LF and marked clearly ‘For the attention of the Management Committee Convenor’.

Interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing Monday 3rd April.