£26,185; 9 months contract; Full-time; based in York
Healthwatch has been set up across England to give people who use health and care services and local communities a strong voice in influencing decisions about health and social care services. Healthwatch York provides this service across the City of York Council area. We are proud to be part of York CVS, as one of a number of social action projects within the organisation. Healthwatch York is a small organisation with a broad remit. Our job is to put people at the heart of health and social care in the city. Our success as a team depends on people trusting us to fulfil this role, and our staff team being flexible, co-operative and supportive of each other in meeting the demands and expectations upon us. We are excited to be recruiting for a Deputy Manager to lead our signposting, information and advice work and help line manage and support our hard-working team. We are looking for someone with excellent time management skills, with the ability to juggle a wide range of tasks to keep things running smoothly within Healthwatch York. The successful candidate will have experience of managing staff and delivering contracts in line with service outcomes and performance indicators. You will also have great communication skills, with the confidence to communicate with any audience. An empathetic listener, you will record and respond to people’s experiences, with a determination to help with the wide variety of challenges, questions and situations people face in health and care. If you are up for the challenge and want to make sure what matters to people using health and care services is at the heart of future service design, we’d love to hear from you.
Deadline is 13 June
£35,745, pro rata £28,596 for 30hrs pw; Fixed-Term contract; Based in Salford
Salford CVS (on behalf of 10GM - a joint venture between Salford CVS, Macc, Bolton CVS and Action Together) along with our partners Voluntary Sector North West, Unique Improvements, and BHA for Equality have been delivering a VCSE-led Greater Manchester-wide cancer screening engagement programme on behalf of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership since April 2019.Our original Programme Manager recently moved on to a new position and so we are looking to recruit an experienced, knowledgeable and passionate Programme Manager (.8 post) to lead us on the next two years of our journey.
Deadline is 14 June
£25,991 - £27,041 per annum; Fixed term contract until March 2022; 35 hours per week; Based in Basildon
**Deadline Extended to 14/6/21**
Basildon Council have been utilising their staff to offer a Befriending service which was set up as a response to the Coronavirus pandemic via the Community Hub. The team have been providing befriending telephone calls to members of the public who have contacted the Community Hub and been identified as lonely or isolated as a result of the pandemic. As council facilities begin to open in the coming months the council and staff will return to their usual roles, BBW CVS will be taking over the befriending service, with a view to developing this and wider community support within the borough as we enter a recovery period. The Project Coordinator will be required to develop the project using the council’s Befriending app, linking with existing befriending services in the Borough and through building up an awareness of services on offer to support individuals more widely. The Project Coordinator will manage a small team of paid staff (community befrienders) employed through the Government Kick Start Scheme and will develop and recruit to volunteer roles that will enhance the project offer. They will actively seek grass root opportunities that can broaden the offer of activities in the borough for the beneficiaries of the befriending service to engage with. The Project Coordinator will have a genuine desire to make a difference to people in very challenging personal circumstance brought about and exacerbated by the pandemic.
Deadline is 14 June
£36,000 per annum pro rata; 1 year fixed term contract; Part time 30 hours per week; based in Wakefield District
The purpose of this role is to work with Nova CEO to negotiate new contracts and grants, both for Nova and on behalf of our member organisations. You will lead on the management of delivery and monitoring requirements.
Nova has been working in partnership to create an innovative Third Sector Framework for the District. Leading the continued development and roll out of the framework is key to this role, as is facilitating the funds to flow through it. Nova also facilitates the Wakefield District Funders Forum, bringing local and national funders together to look at how the funding landscape in Wakefield can be enhanced. You will be a part of this exciting opportunity to be creative and try new approaches.
Deadline is 14 June
£37,126-£47,507 (depending on experience)
The main focus of this role is on developing and supporting the delivery of domestic retrofit projects – particularly through the development of partnerships with high quality contractors to install measures – that secure external funding from a range of sources. We are looking for an excellent communicator and negotiator, with an ability to develop and sustain partnerships with a range of stakeholders, who is keen to join a busy team at the forefront of CSE’s work. You will be passionate about delivering innovative retrofit schemes to help meet the nation’s low carbon ambition as well as reducing the fuel poverty gap. You will relish the challenge of nurturing and maintaining partnerships with high quality installers who will be fitting the latest technologies as well as building relationships with local authorities and energy suppliers.
Deadline is 16 June
£36,000 per annum; 1 year fixed term contract ; Full time 37.5 hours per week; based in Wakefield District
The successful candidate will work with the Nova CEO and Senior Management Team to pursue practices of good governance, creative partnership working, organisational sustainability and effective staff management.
You will offer line management to the team of Nova Advisers with various specialisms, Development & Engagement Workers and the Mental Health Community Builder. The role will also involve overseeing the management of Nova's current projects, delegating responsibilities for their implementation as appropriate, and contributing new ideas and approaches.
Deadline is 17 June
£24-26k (Dependent on Experience); 35 hours per week (Full time); Location: Bootle
Job Purpose: To provide overall day to day management of a friendly, inclusive and accessible community health and wellbeing information shop delivered from Strand by Me based in the Strand Shopping precinct, Bootle. The project will enable local residents to gain access to information, be signposted to and referred into local health and wellbeing services.
Deadline is 18 June
£28,485 - £35,444 per year; Contract, Full-time; Based in Halifax
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer as a member of the Leadership Team (LT), you will be responsible for business development and supporting organisational growth. As part of this role you will be accountable for creating greater efficiencies as part of internal operations/practices and play a key role in driving new and existing business initiatives aligned to the VAC strategic priorities to fulfil our vision and mission including overseeing the development of CALIPSO.
Deadline is 18 June
£19,000 per annum pro rata (increasing to £20,007 after successful probationary period); 1 year fixed term contract; Part time 30 hours per week; based in Wakefield District
Nova is the support organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Wakefield District and we are currently looking to recruit a Finance & Funding Support Officer to join our small, highly motivated team.
This is an exciting new role at Nova, which will work as part of the Operations Team, providing comprehensive day to day finance and administrative support for Nova Wakefield District. This is a great time to join the team - this is a new role that you will be encouraged and supported to develop.
Deadline is 21 June
Fixed term until March 2023, with possible extension; Full time, 35 hours per week; Location: Currently home-based; £26,000 per annum
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS) has been successful in securing £500,000 as part of a national green social prescribing scheme aimed at improving the mental wellbeing of communities hardest hit by coronavirus.
The Project Officer will assist the Programme Manager in achieving programme outcomes through strengthening the resilience of the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS). This will be achieved through the development of green VCS organisations to enable them to develop their capacity to accept referrals from link workers and others (including self-referrals). The Project Officer will also be responsible for mapping green community assets, developing green volunteering pathways and assisting GP practices to achieve green accreditation.
Deadline is 21 June
£32,000 full time; Homebased but must be able to travel around Cornwall; Fixed Term for 1 year (may be extended subject to successful fundraising efforts); Job shares considered;
Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum is looking to recruit an energetic, sociable, engaging individual who has charisma and an ability to positively influence others. They will be able to demonstrate that they can establish and sustain high quality trusting relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. This person will have excellent interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence and a sound knowledge and experience of the VCSE sector. The VCSE sector in Cornwall comprises of 2500 registered charities who offer a range of services to residents and visitors in Cornwall through paid roles and volunteers. This individual will have a proven track record of engaging this sector and helping to achieve its outcomes for its beneficiaries. We have established an Alliance model as a structure for increasing our engagement with the VCSE. This individual will be expected to establish new alliances on a broad range of themes such as housing, environment, and community safety etc. Therefore, they will possess skills in facilitation, coordination, need assessment, mapping provision, gap analysis, and chairing meetings. They will also have experience in planning and facilitating workshops, training, conferences, and events.
Deadline is 22 June
£28,000 - £31,371 (dependent upon experience) per annum; Fixed term for one year; Full time; Based in Kensington with some home working
This role at Kensington and Chelsea Social Council (KCSC) will provide specialist advice and support to voluntary and community organisations (mainly charities and social enterprises) which deliver health and wellbeing services within Kensington and Chelsea, and North Westminster.
Deadline is 27 June
£28,959 per annum; 9 month contract; 37 hours; Based in Bournemouth Christchurch & Poole - although remote working welcomed
Do you want to see Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole voluntary and community sector thrive and flourish? We have been successful in securing funding from Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council through their Bounce Back Challenge Fund. The aim of the fund is to turbo charge innovative projects across the conurbation and drive long term economic growth. We need someone who can help us to significantly boost our support to develop and sustain the voluntary and community sector by providing professional fundraising advice, coupled with our expertise in business development, good governance and quality practice, to ensure organisations deliver what is needed across the BCP area. The role of funding advisor will be integral in ensuring we are successful in this. About you You’ll have a good understanding about the role of the voluntary and community sector and passion for the work the sector does for our communities. You’ll have experience of successfully attracting a diverse range income streams within a VCS organisation including grants and trusts with experience in other means of fundraising and have excellent listening and communication skills, to be able to interact and explain information, in a clear and understandable way, to a wide range of individuals and groups What we can offer in return In return we offer a competitive salary and great benefits, including contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus all bank holidays, season train ticket loan, flexible working and much more. For an informal discussion, please phone Steve Place, Senior Advisor, on 07966 742 933
Deadline is 1 July
£28,959 per annum pro rata; 9 months contract; 18.5 hours per week; Based in Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole - remote working welcomed
Do you want to see Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole voluntary and community sector thrive and flourish? We have been successful in securing funding from Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council through their Bounce Back Challenge Fund. The aim of the fund is to turbo charge innovative projects across the conurbation and drive long term economic growth. We need someone who can help us to significantly boost our support to develop and sustain the voluntary and community sector by providing professional fundraising advice, coupled with our expertise in business development, good governance and quality practice, to ensure organisations deliver what is needed across the BCP area. The role of Organisational Development Adviser will be integral in ensuring we are successful in this. About you You’ll have a good understanding about the role of the voluntary and community sector and passion for the work the sector does for our communities. You’ll have knowledge of the VCS and awareness of the changing environment for local communities and voluntary organisations and the challenges they face, with an ability to audit and identify areas for improvement within voluntary and community groups in areas such as constitutions, charity law, HR, H&S, safeguarding, finance, data protection and be able to communicate this clearly and effectively to a range of individuals and groups. What we can offer in return In return we offer a competitive salary and great benefits, including contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus all bank holidays, season train ticket loan, flexible working and much more. For an informal discussion, please phone Steve Place, Senior Advisor, on 07966 742 933
Deadline is 1 July
£22,912 pro rata for 21 hrs; Fixed to 29 September 2023; Based in Newcastle upon Tyne
Connected Voice Haref is expanding its services and we are looking for a new member of our high performing team to deliver our work to support services and health improvement to Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities in Newcastle and Gateshead. This new role will involve: • Working with our Haref Allies to highlight barriers to services and encourage good practice within health and wellbeing services. • Supporting health and wellbeing services to identify knowledge and skills gaps in their delivery for ethnic minority communities. • Sharing good practice, information and training opportunities with our Haref Allies for inclusive health service delivery. • Highlighting local issues relating to health within ethnic minority communities. • Supporting local communities to have a voice with health and wellbeing services. The successful candidate will work closely with The Haref Coordinator and health and wellbeing services in Newcastle and Gateshead, to help improve service accessibility for local communities. We are looking for someone with: • A good understanding of the health and wellbeing challenges affecting ethnic communities. • Experience of connecting and supporting different organisations to develop health improvement initiatives. • Experience of working in different communities and experience of community development work, particularly with people from minority / marginalised groups.
Connected Voice Haref is part of the Connected Voice family and it aims for health equality for ethnic minority communities in Newcastle and Gateshead.
Deadline is 7 July
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