Third Sector Jobs: 3 Management Roles with Voluntary Action Calderdale

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Business Development and Business Support Managers and Engagement Co-ordinator Needed

Come and join the Voluntary Action Calderdale – Improving Local Lives Team!

At Voluntary Action Calderdale (VAC) we are on a mission to create connections, solutions and opportunities that build stronger communities. We are a membership organisation that delivers a range of support and services to Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations and groups across the Boroughs of Calderdale and Kirklees.  We also have a regional and national profile linked to the Quality For Health Accreditation which is a product of VAC.

Our vision is to improve local lives by promoting positive social change. Our work includes organisational development support, driving quality across the sector and influencing local and regional developments creating opportunities for the VCS sector to grow and thrive.

We are in an exciting period of growth and change and as part of this journey we are seeking 2 x dynamic and passionate individuals to join our Senior Management Team and 1 to be our Engagement Coordinator.

Business Development and Delivery Manager (Permanent – 15 hours per week with potential to increase hours)

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer you will focus on all aspects of our externally focused business development and delivery across Calderdale and Kirklees.

You will be expected to develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with a wide range of funders, commissioners and partners to promote collaborative opportunities and develop new business in line with our vision and mission.  You will also be responsible for ensuring all of our contracted delivery is meeting performance requirements through effective management of delivery teams to promote individual ownership of roles and responsibilities with a focus on continuous improvement.  You will ensure that all aspects of our work demonstrate impact and quality outcomes.

You will collaborate closely with the Business Support and Development Manager to ensure that the internal frameworks and processes are continually reviewed and improved to promote efficient ways of working. You will work closely with the Quality for Health Manager to ensure all aspects of delivery and development link into and promote the Quality for Health award.

Business Support and Development Manager (Permanent – 15 hours per week with potential to increase hours)

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for improving our internal business practices. You will be accountable for creating greater efficiencies and increase the quality of our service delivery. You will also play a key role in driving new business initiatives to ensure we fulfil our vision and mission.

You will focus on all aspects of HR process, finance, IT, quality assurance, communications and the estates function, providing line management of the core business roles of Finance Officer, Communications Officer and Senior Administrator and will be responsible for Delivery Teams on an ‘as required’ basis.

You will collaborate closely with the Business Development and Delivery Manager to contribute to income growth targets, identifying opportunities and capitalising on new income streams.  You will work closely with the Quality for Health Manager to ensure all aspects of delivery and development link into and promote the Quality for Health award.

Engagement Coordinator (Fixed term until March 2020 – 24 hours per week – good potential for contract extension and additional hours)

Reporting to the Business Development & Delivery Manager, you will develop and deliver a range of projects and activities to involve and promote the participation of the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) and wider communities in a range of engagement activities linked to local NHS priorities and Engagement Strategy.

You will act as point of contact for VAC and working closely with the NHS engagement team. You will actively promote the recruitment of ‘community based assets’, train the assets to qualify as Community/Engagement Champions and co-ordinate a range of engagement activity/projects (working with the team) in partnership with Calderdale and Greater Huddersfield CCGs.

You will have line management responsibility for the Engagement Officer, Engagement Administrator and associated engagement staff as part of this role.

How to Apply

Job Packs for both roles can be found on the VAC website through the following link https://cvac.org.uk/vacancies/

Please submit your CV and a supporting statement (no longer than 3 sides of A4 Arial 12 font) describing how you meet the requirements within the Job description and Person Specification (using examples to demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience) and email to maggie.opacic2@cvac.org.uk

NOTE – If applying for more than one role you must send a separate supporting statement for each role. 

If you would like to discuss either or both roles please contact Dipika Kaushal, Chief Executive Officer on 01422 348777

Deadline for submission of applications is midnight on 18th June 2019

Interviews will take place on 1st,  2nd or 3rd July 2019

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Trustees Needed: Home Start Kirklees

homestartTwo Vacancies for People with Business, Marketing or Income Generation Expertise

We currently have 2 vacancies within the Home-Start Kirklees board of trustees following the retirement of a long standing member and a recent resignation.  To ensure that we consistently remain quorate across committee meetings, we are seeking the skills and experience needed to complement our existing members, therefore we would be most interested in hearing from potential trustees who would fit within the following areas of expertise:-

  • Knowledge and experience of either corporate or small business,
  • Social media and marketing
  • Fundraising and generating income

We would particularly welcome volunteers from the following demographic population:-

  • Resides or works within the North Kirklees area (Dewsbury, Batley, Spen areas)
  • Representative of the BME population
  • Male gender

A commitment  to the role would entail attending a monthly board meeting and a quarterly sub-committee meeting as well as leading on specific items in-between meetings as and when  dependent upon need.

A full induction will be offered as well as travel expenses to meetings

For further information, please contact Kerri Flanagan, Director, on 01484 421925

www.homestart-kirklees.org.uk

 

 

Carers Trust Open Day

Carers Trust Open Day

Come and find out more about services, support and working for Carers Trust Mid-Yorkshire

Do you know about the services we provide? Such as:

  • Group Sessions
  • Bathing
  • Respite Support
  • Emergency Respite Support
  • Children’s Day Centre

Come along to see how we can support:

  • you
  • your family
  • your clients

Or come and talk to our Recruitment Team, if you’re interested in working for a thriving, caring charity.

Friday 28th June 2019
10am – 1pm
Unit 9 Shaw Park, Silver Street, Huddersfield, HD5 9AF

http://www.carerstrustmidyorkshire.org.uk/

 

Dying Matters Awareness Week

Kirkwood

TSL Kirklees Member, Kirkwood Hospice, has commissioned a play for Dying Matters Awareness Week.

Spread the Word will be performed this Friday (17th May) at 2pm and is designed to get people thinking about planning for the future, their choices and wishes.  It will also give people an opportunity to find out more about the hospice and its services.

To find out more and book a place, contact Joanne Martin – joanne.martin@kirkwoodhospice.co.uk

Member News: Donations & Support Needed

Glintastica

Join us for dinner, dancing & fundraising at glintASTICA 2019 – 7pm for 7.30pm, Saturday 8th June 2019

North Light Gallery

Bank Foot Lane

Armitage Bridge

HD4 7NR

The Sons of the North are cooking up a sumptuous menu, including Coddy’s Farm slow roast beef, with herb roast potatoes, vegetables and beef gravy; blue cheese and asparagus gnocchi; sticky toffee pudding with fresh cream.

Huddersfield-based band, Into Tomorrow, will be providing live music for our entertainment and, most importantly, we will be auctioning some glintASTIC items to raise funds for Glint and the work we do to support young people and vulnerable adults.

Tickets are £30/person and are available by emailing fundraising@glint.org.uk – all tickets must be pre-booked

If you can’t make the evening but would still like to support Glint, you might like to consider donating something for the auction – obviously, if you can come and would ALSO like to donate an auction item we’re not going to say ‘no’!

Please email heidi@glint.org.uk regarding any auction items.

 

Glint: Horse Assisted Development

Glint is a small social enterprise nestled in the beautiful Pennine countryside, overlooking Huddersfield.

Our aim is to support people in making positive changes to move them forward as individuals, teams, or organisations.

We don’t teach people to ride! Horse Assisted Development involves ground-based activities with our horses and ponies that are designed to help you identify and develop your own skills and strengths and so realise your potential.

Musicians Raising Money for The Welcome Centre

We Shall Overcome will raise funds for The Welcome Centre, supporting those hit by the worst effects of austerity, this Friday (Good Friday) in Huddersfield. 

Since 2015, the demand for food banks nationally has increased significantly and the first quarter of 2019, The Welcome Centre has already provided 4178 packs to local people in crisis. Our busiest year ever.

Event date: 19th April
Venue: Northern Quarter, Huddersfield
Time: 8pm until late
Fee: Donation entry. All funds raised to the Welcome Centre.
Artists: Pat Fulgoni (Chill-out Drum & Bass) Johnny Campbell (Alt-Folk) Monika Zlámalová (Indie-Folk)

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