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Therapist – Full Time (part-time will be considered)
Salary dependant on experience

The post will be based both at the charity’s centre in Eccleston near Chester and it’s outreach project in Oldham. You will work as part of a small multi-disciplinary team offering a rehabilitative programme to children and adults with some form of neurological dysfunction – providing assessment, therapy, training and advice to families, professionals and staff.

The successful candidate will have a professional / degree level or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline such as occupational therapy / physiotherapy /speech & language therapy / education / psychology or similar, and relevant work experience post qualification. The post requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to manage your own caseload and to relate to patients of all ages and ability.

An application pack is available by calling 01244 678629.
Visit www.birdcharity.org.uk. Registered Charity No: 326194

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 15th August, 2017 at 12pm, applications after this time will not be considered.
First interviews will be held on Thursday, 24th August, 2017.


 

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Following award of a joint contract across Cheshire East and Cheshire West & Chester, this is an exciting opportunity for two new positions with Healthwatch Cheshire.
Healthwatch Cheshire (trading as Healthwatch Cheshire East and Healthwatch Cheshire West) gives the whole community – adults, young people and children a powerful voice to comment on the health and social care services they receive both locally and nationally. Whether it’s improving these services today or helping to shape them for the future, Healthwatch Cheshire will be about local voices being able to influence the delivery and design of local services.

Communication and Research Officer 
37 hours per week
Salary £22,000

You will be responsible for maximising our use of marketing communications, including the delivery of a strong digital offer to reach out to as many people in Cheshire as possible. Creating a strong community presence and local awareness of Healthwatch Cheshire you will support our ambitious work plan and develop effective communication systems between Healthwatch and local communities to ensure the smooth flow of information and knowledge.

You must have experience executing social media marketing campaigns and reporting on impact, excellent knowledge and understanding of structures within Health & Social Care and the ability to use design software.

For an application pack please visit www.healthwatchcheshire.org.uk

Closing date for completed applications: 10am on Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Shortlisting of applications: 3rd August 2017
Interview date: Thursday 10th August 2017.

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Community Engagement and Project Officer 
Full time, job share considered
Salary £20,000

You will work across Cheshire and be responsible for creating a strong presence and local awareness of Healthwatch Cheshire; participate in the development of a programme of outreach work; engage with communities to ensure that the views of local people, groups and organisations are fully represented by Healthwatch and reflect the diversity of the local population; and develop effective communication systems between Healthwatch and local communities to ensure the smooth flow of information and knowledge.

You must have experience of community engagement and ‘voice’ based contracts, knowledge of requirements for carrying out consultation and engagement, strong presentation skills, and good working knowledge and understanding of structures within Health & Social Care.

For an application pack please visit www.healthwatchcheshire.org.uk

Closing date for completed applications: 10am on Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Shortlisting of applications: Thursday 3rd August 2017
Interview date: Wednesday 9th August 2017.


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At Home with IT
Job Title:  Project Worker
Salary:  £8.45 per hour with access to training & development opportunities

Fixed Term Contract until 31st May 2018 – 16 hours per week

(16 hours to be worked primarily during week days, but including some evening work and occasional weekends when necessary).

Do you enjoy working with older people and have the skills to provide support to older people in their own homes to use iPads?

We are looking for someone who has the initiative and inter-personal skills to support our iPad project.  The project involves helping older people to use IT and to enable them to access a wide range of services.  The post will be based in Northwich and will support older people across mid Cheshire.

The post holder will provide support to older people in their own homes, recruit and train volunteers to help with the project, and work with key stakeholders to provide specialist advice when required.  You will be able to work on your own initiative and be a great communicator. You must be able to drive and have access to a car.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake and receive clearance via a DBS Check at Enhanced Level before a confirmed offer of employment is made.

In addition to salary we offer a great working environment and 24 – 29 days’ leave (pro rata for part time or fixed term contracts).  We are prepared to discuss term-time working.

For further information and to request a copy of the job application pack, please contact Cathy Boyd – cathy@snowangels.org.uk

Closing date for completed application is  Friday 18th August. 
(Applications received after this time will not be considered)