Assessment Workers Jobs in Nottingham
As Regional Manager you will represent, manage and co-ordinate FoodCycle for your allocated regional Projects. Our Projects are spaces where volunteers are empowered to run their own community meals using surplus food.
You will manage local relationships with venues, community partners, supermarkets and volunteer recruitment channels to enable this to happen. You will continually be looking to increase our impact by working towards targets of increased meals served to our guests, expanding our existing Projects and setting up new ones within Yorkshire and The Humber.
As an excellent communicator, you will manage the volunteers at each Project ensuring they are trained, supported and on-message with FoodCycle strategy, ensuring that volunteers are confident enough to self-organise and make a success of their Projects.
You will have experience of programme planning, delivery and development including community led/owned programmes. You will also have experience of building relationships with a range of stakeholders, including other charities, local authorities, funders and local champions. A full driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential for this exciting role.
How to apply: Please upload a CV of no more than two sides, and a covering note/letter of no more than two sides explaining why you are suitable for the role, via our vacancy website.
Deadline for your application: 20th December, however we will interview candidates as applications come in. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, and we encourage candidates to apply asap!
Benefits: We offer 26.5 holiday (including Christmas close down) plus bank holidays, and a flexible and friendly work environment. Staff benefit from our private medical package and our pension scheme, available after three months.
This role is home based with frequent travel to projects in Leeds, Sheffield, Hull and Bradford.
FoodCycle is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity and inclusion. We are a Disability Confident Scheme member. Please email our Recruitment inbox if you require assistance or adjustments when applying.
Please note that you will need to have existing Right to Work in the UK to apply for this role. We do not hold a sponsor licence therefore we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job type – Full time/Permanent
Salary – £23,040 per annum(base salary-£21,740+ UWH-£ 1,300)
Hours – 35 hours per week (+ 5 hour paid lunch)
(Two week rolling rota- 8am-4pm or 1pm-9pm)
Location – Nottingham (Ash Villas)
We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities and reducing crime. Last year alone we helped support, house, educate, advise and speak out for 38,000 disadvantaged young people and adults - and you could now help us make an even bigger impact going forward.
Who we are looking for:
We are searching for a Support Worker in Nottingham to provide housing and property management related support to young vulnerable individuals (aged 16-21), together with the aim of achieving a successful move-on and other measurable outcomes.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Support with initial assessments for service users.• Interview any new referrals and conduct the initial assessment before we house
• Designing and delivering effective support plans, based on the service user’s needs and abilities.• Maintain contact with service users as required depending on their needs maintaining a professional relationship and becoming a role model.
• Ensuring that where required housing and property management tasks are effectively undertaken in line with procedure and targets.
• Conducting risk assessments at agreed intervals as per the service contract, and being able to effectively identify, record and respond to safeguarding incidents
Previous experience in supporting vulnerable young people (either within the care, residential or education sector is essential and previous housing experience would be highly advantageous.
A DBS check will be required for this role.
A full driving licence and own vehicle would be advantageous
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We are looking for Waking Nights staff to join us as a Therapeutic Residential Care Worker looking after children aged between 5-17 years old in our Nottingham based homes.
Working 10pm – 8.30am on a scheduled rota pattern, you will provide valuable support to our home and be a valued member of our team.
YMCA Robin Hood Group believe everyone should have a fair chance to discover who they are and what they can become. We specifically support those children who have been affected by trauma, abuse or neglect. You are giving the children the very best opportunity to thrive in life and have positive outcomes. We follow a trauma-informed therapeutic care model.
Salary: £25,500 – £29,000
Base salary: £25,500 - £26,500 per annum dependent on the level of therapeutic care required
Performance Related Pay: Up to £2,500 per year as we want your contribution to be rewarded accordingly.
Benefits: Lots of great additional benefits listed towards the bottom of the advert
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Hours: 40 per week
You will work on a rota for your home between 10pm – 8.30am, either working a 4 on/4 off pattern or a fortnightly pattern. There is the opportunity for overtime if desired and/or shifts in other homes providing you variety and different challenges.
What experience you need to have to become a Therapeutic Residential Care Worker:
You will ideally be experienced working in a social care capacity. Mostly importantly, you will be a resilient, positive and passionate individual about looking after children. Some of our children can be very challenging and have experienced terrible traumas meaning night-time are especially triggering for them. Your calm, understanding and patient nature will give them reassurance, safety and most importantly a friendly face.
Ideally you will have had some understanding of trauma-informed therapeutic practice, but what is more important is that we are looking for you to embody our YMCA Robin Hood Group core values; Honesty, Responsibility, Respect and Care.
Training you will get when you join to ensure your able to succeed in this role:
With our comprehensive induction plan, where we will spend the first 2 weeks training you fully in our therapeutic care model followed by shadow shifts in your home so you are able to follow these principles in all work you do with the children and young people. Depending on your level of experience you will then be paired with a mentor to help you succeed.
If you are looking for career progression, we are very keen to support and develop our employees with ongoing training and qualification. We will support you to achieve your level 3, 4 or 5 Diploma in Residential Care qualifications.
About the role of a Therapeutic Residential Care Worker:
We are looking for Residential Night Residential Care Workers to join our team to provide the highest levels of care 24/7.
As a Therapeutic Residential Care Worker you will provide support and care overnight, being a calm and reassuring presence to ensure the young people in our care remain safe and their individual needs met overnight.
Remaining awake through-out your shift, you continue the therapeutic style of care, ready to support the young person, especially if they are in crisis. Using the theories you have been taught, you will be able to support that child as they regulate and work with them to keep them safe from harm using a wide range of techniques and practices. This might mean sitting with a child through that crisis for hours, but your dedication to your role and to that child means you do this without a second thought.
Having the child at the centre of all we do is critically important to us; we involve the child in their care plan, their risk assessments, their communication plan. We listen to the children about how they want to be cared for and work with them to create a world in which they feel safe and have their basic needs met.
At YMCA Robin Hood Group, you will have many additional benefits, including but not limited to:
- Full therapeutic training and comprehensive induction plan
- Comprehensive well-being package
- Equivalent of 23 days annual leave increasing 1 day each year for your first 5 years! (Plus bank holidays where a day in lieu will be offered for working on a bank holiday)
- Flexible bank holidays to take to celebrate the cultural and religious events important to you
- Private medical and dental cashback scheme
- Westfield Rewards for high street discounts
- External training to support Level 3, 4 & 5 Residential Care Diploma as well as regular inhouse training
- Eligible to join the Blue Light Discount scheme
- Workplace pension
- 4 x Life Insurance/Death in Service
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- £500 refer a friend scheme applicable across the Group
- Reduced school holiday childcare costs at YMCA Camp Williams
- 10% off in our hospitality venues
This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check (paid for by YMCA) and registration with the DBS Update Service. We reserve the right to withdraw this role before the closing date should we be able to appoint to the role.
You may also have experience in: Waking Nights, Residential Support Worker, Residential Care Staff, Senior Support Worker, Corporate Parent, Young People, Children and Adolescents Mental health Services, CAMH’s Units, Senior Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Health & Social Care, etc.
Adult support worker (women's refuge)- Female only
£25,278.74 pro rata
Part Time - 30 hours per week
Our client has a new opportunity available for a Support Worker to join them on a part time basis working 30 hours per week to provide intensive housing and support services to vulnerable women and their children who have fled domestic abuse and are now residing in the women’s refuge service.
Due to the nature of the role this is vacancy is only open to Female Applicants.
This is a key worker position in which you will intervene at times of crisis, promote independence and empower victims to move on from an abusive relationship reaching the full potential and maintain independence in their own tenancy.
As a Support Worker, you will participate in the assessment of service-user needs, set up the agreement of support and welcome them to their new accommodation as required. With good communication skills you will enable the service users to develop or maintain a sense of achievement and fulfilment and will assist in the development of life skills, encouraging a wide range of activities including involvement in the local community.
What do you need to have?
Some experience working with the designated service-user group
NVQ level II in Health and Social Care or equivalent.
A good understanding of the principles of practice in working with vulnerable people.
Knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on victims and their families
Knowledge of the benefit system
Knowledge of children’s services
Excellent naturalistic observation skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and being able to work with service users, colleagues, families and external individuals.
IDVA qualified or willingness to complete (funded by the company)
Good motivational skills, being able to encourage residents to maximise their opportunities.
Full Driving Licence and access to a vehicle for business use
*For occupational requirement reasons they are looking to appoint a female only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9)
An enhanced DBS disclosure check is a requirement for this post and will be undertaken for the successful candidate
What they can offer in return:
A competitive salary and annual leave entitlement
Extra day of annual leave for birthdays totalling 33 (inc. bank holidays) pro rata. Annual leave also increases for every year of service up to 5 years totalling 38 days (inc bank hols)
Defined Benefit Pension Scheme
A range of other benefits
Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received. They will be interviewing as applications come in so apply early to avoid disappointment!
They are an equal opportunities and disability confident employer who welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community, and they encourage applications from people who are underrepresented in areas of the organisation.
We are looking for someone who is ready for a challenge and enjoys working with people to join us as a Stalking Initial Response Officer working 37.5 hours a week from our Ashford office. You will join our established specialist team who are focused on providing support for people who have experienced stalking and work in partnership with other agencies to keep people safe. This post is maternity cover and is fixed term however there is scope for advancement to other roles in Victim Support either locally or nationally.
Do you want to make a difference every day? Do you want to contribute to change & improvement for those who need it?
Do you have resilience & adaptability? Can you work effectively with a focus on customer service and care?
If yes, then we'd love to hear from you.
What we offer:
At Victim Support we believe in attracting & retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards & benefits package including:
- 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 33 days plus Bank Holidays
- An extra day off for your Birthday
- Pension with 5% employer contribution - Enhanced sick pay allowances & maternity payments
- High Street, retail, holiday, entertainment & leisure discounts
- Access to our financial wellbeing hub & salary deducted finance
- Employee assistance programme & wellbeing support
- Ongoing training & support with opportunities for career development & progression
About the role:
As a Stalking Initial Response Officer, you will play a vital role in directly supporting all service users who may be affected by all types of crime. You will ensure the provision of individual structured, tailored resources and information to all service users ensuring they receive the required support to complete their journey through the criminal justice and legal systems to cope and recover from the impact of crime, helping people to move beyond the crime and access additional support services.
You will need:
You will have the skills to carry out risk assessments, safety planning, assessment of needs and individual support planning. You should have demonstrable experience of working in a similar setting or position. An ability to work independently and prioritise a busy workload is essential.
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.
Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.
Victim Support strives to represent the diverse communities we serve and are passionate about creating an environment where all staff and volunteers feel respected and heard. Being a diverse organisation with an inclusive culture is integral to us being able to meet our aim of ensuring that anyone who is a victim of crime gets the support they need.
As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. VS is also a Disability Confident Employer and we provide a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for candidates that are disabled and meet all essential criteria for a role.
If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.
How to apply:
To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Jobs page on our website and complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the essential shortlisting criteria.
We look forward to hearing from you.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive enough suitable applications to take forward to interview prior to the published closing date.