Third Sector Jobs: Registered Manager for New Adult Social Care Co-operative

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Valley Care Co-operative, Colne Valley

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Closing date for applications is Friday 19th July 2019

The current system of delivering social care isn’t working for service users, staff or the community. But the power of co-operation can make things better.

Valley Care is seeking to recruit a Registered Manager to develop and lead a new community based, domiciliary adult social care co-operative, within the Colne Valley area of Kirklees. We need an energetic, well organised, social care professional who wants to put their strong ethical and co-operative values into practice. The successful candidate will set up systems and policies to secure CQC registration and manage the service delivery.

The right candidate will have NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management (or equivalent) and at least 2 years’ experience of managing a “good” rated domiciliary care service.

For more details and an application pack please contact Elizabeth Hendry via valleycarecooperative@gmail.com

Third Sector Jobs: Assistant Finance Support Officer

Refugee Integration Yorkshire and Humber project, Migration Yorkshire

Salary details: C1: £21,589 to £23,836

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 15 July 2019 11:30 PM

Do you have excellent finance support skills? Are you looking for an interesting and varied role?

We’re looking for an assistant finance support officer to work on ‘Refugee Integration Yorkshire and Humber’ (RIYH), a large new project led by Migration Yorkshire, in which we’ll work closely with local employers, services, communities and individual refugees to establish a new region-wide approach to integration. The project is co-funded by the European Union Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund.

Find out more and apply…

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

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

 

 

Third Sector Jobs: Centre Manager, The Welcome Centre

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Post: Centre Manager (Lord Street)
Salary: £24,657 to £26,470, depending on experience

Full time position (job share considered)

We are looking for a motivated, resourceful individual with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills to join us at The Welcome Centre. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day to day operations of the food bank; this is an exciting role with varied responsibilities, in which no two days are the same.

Key Responsibilities:          

  • To provide leadership, direction and supervision to the team delivering The Welcome Centre’s food bank service at our Lord Street site.
  • To ensure food bank stock is received, stored, transported, and distributed efficiently and safely
  • To ensure The Welcome Centre’s food bank service is high quality and client focused, identifying and implementing opportunities for service improvement.

About The Welcome Centre
The Welcome Centre is a large, independent food bank in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. We’re one of the largest food banks in the north of England. We have a team of five staff working across two sites, supported by almost 100 volunteers. Each year we support thousands of people in crisis in our community. Everyone we support is referred to us from one of our frontline partner agencies, and once people are referred to us we provide practical support including food, toiletries, and other essential items. We also offer people one to one advocacy, guidance and support to help them address any underlying or ongoing issues which prevent them getting back on their feet. You can find out more about The Welcome Centre at www.thewelcomecentre.org.

Next steps
If you would like to apply, please visit Centre Manager to download an application pack. If you would like more information about the role, email trustees.thewelcomecentre@gmail.com. Application packs include a full Job Description and Person Specification for the role.

Closing date for applications: 4pm Friday 28 June 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 9 July 2019

Third Sector Jobs: English Language Programme Co-ordinator

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Third Sector Leaders Kirklees (TSLK) have an exciting opportunity for an English Language Programme Co-ordinator. 

The programme co-ordinator will be leading a partnership project to increase access across Kirklees to suitable, supported and quality ESOL provision with appropriate progression routes.  This is a collaboration between Kirklees Council and TSLK funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.  The programme co-ordinator will be leading on establishing, developing and reporting on the English Language Co-ordination Service pilot.

The post is temporary for 12 months, 37 hours a week:  Salary Scale SCP 38 £40,760

The successful candidate will have a relevant degree and hold a TESOL Certificate or Diploma or equivalent level qualification along with experience of successfully managing programmes in the ESOL curriculum area.

For further information and an application form please email val@tslkirklees.org.uk

The closing date is Monday June 24th and we aim to interview in the first week of July.

Download a job spec

Download an application form

 

 

Third Sector Jobs: Group Co-ordinator, Home-Start Kirklees

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Home-Start is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families through recruiting and training volunteers to provide family support.

Our vision is to be a society in which every parent / carer has the support they need to give their children the best start in life.

We have one vacant post available for a Group Co-ordinator, who will assist in assessing the needs of families, recruiting, training, supporting and supervising volunteers and peer educators.

Please do not send CVs.

For an application pack, please contact us on 01484 421925 or
email us at info@homestart-kirklees.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 30th May 2019 (12 noon)

Interviews for this post will be held on Monday 10th June 2019

Find out more…