Director of Programmes & Partnerships: Leadership role at an innovative NGO to tackle the causes of global deforestation.
Global Canopy is an innovative environmental organisation that targets the market forces driving two thirds of tropical deforestation worldwide. Our mission is to accelerate progress towards a deforestation-free global economy - through improved transparency, innovative finance and strategic communications. Since 2001, we have catalysed new thinking and action by leading governments, companies and investors worldwide.
We are recruiting a Programmes and Partnerships Director to help lead in the areas of Programme Strategy and planning, Development of new programme areas, and external relationships and fundraising – as well as playing a central role in the management of the organisation.
Full details are in our recruitment pack.
The Programmes and Partnerships Director is the lead accountable person for the strategic focus, sustainability and impact of Global Canopy’s Programmes.
Your role will be to effectively operationalise the Global Canopy’s strategy into programmes which are well resourced, well managed, and that deliver their expected outcomes. This will require an outward-facing orientation, maximising our ability as an organisation to enable, influence and increase accountability for the private and public sector organisations that we target.
You will have an exciting combination of responsibilities, building out the structures to ensure high quality delivery in line with agreed objectives, coaching and mentoring staff, and supporting the organisation’s ongoing development. You will add value to discussions around organisational structure, helping Global Canopy to improve collaboration between programmatic teams to effectively and efficiently deliver high quality work.
You will be someone who naturally builds positive relationships across the organisation, able to work collaboratively and create buy-in through influence and persuasion. You will be adaptable – flexing your approach to different situations and people. Some programmes need close support to develop, while established programmes need both space to deliver, and supportive challenge and help to learn and improve.
As a member of the management team, you will play a leading role in setting the culture of the organisation and living Global Canopy’s values. You will have shared responsibility for our organisational capability and ensuring that Global Canopy continues to evolve according to the strategy that you will help to set. You will attend quarterly board meeting – with accountability for programme implementation and impact.
Partnerships are at the heart of how Global Canopy works and key to maximising our impact. This includes both funding partnerships – taking a lead role on working with large institutional funders – as well as the key institutional partnerships that are central to delivering our programmes and achieving change.
>>>> Responsibilities :
1) Programme strategy and planning – 20%
- Programmatic strategy, planning and impact - responsible for ensuring each programme has effective programme design, planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning.
- Ensuring risks to delivery, impact and financial performance are understood and well managed, reporting back to SMT and Board as appropriate.
2) Development of new programme areas – 25%
- Development of new programme areas in line with Global Canopy’s strategic goals. Collaborative programme design from concept to implementation.
3) External Representation & fundraising – 25%
- Programmatic funding – building and maintaining strong relationships with donors, setting targets and overseeing the funding pipeline.
- External representation for Global Canopy as an institution, and for its major programmes.
- Creating and maintaining strong networks with relevant stakeholders, funders, and other organisations to help achieve our goals.
4) Management – 30%
- Resourcing, capability and structure of the programmes team including line management of relevant programme staff.
- Developing a culture of impact and learning and embedding this across the programmes team.
- Member of GC’s Management team, with shared responsibility for overall organisational success.
Essential Skills & Experience:
- Able to think strategically, and operationalise strategic plans
- Able to manage and oversee diverse programmes of activities, including creation of appropriate planning, reporting and monitoring processes.
- Experience of building relationships, and working in close partnerships with other organisations to leverage impact, increase delivery and raise funds.
- Experience of communications, outreach and advocacy, achieving impact by influencing and enabling other organisations.
- Able to build, develop and manage diverse & high performing teams. Management within a matrix organisation; able to inspire teams to collaborate on complex projects.
- Communication skills, across the organisation and with donors and stakeholders at the highest level.
- Knowledge of project management frameworks, and best practice in monitoring, evaluation and learning.
- Experience in developing, managing and leading programmes within an NGO setting
- Experience working on global projects and with people from different backgrounds and cultures.
- Experience in several of the following areas: forests and climate change, sustainability, international development, and achieving change in the private sector.
- Prepared to travel overseas.
Essential Behavioural Competencies:
- Coaching and mentoring approach.
- Builds positive relationships.
- Works collaboratively, creating buy-in through influence and persuasion.
- Able to challenge in a supportive way, helping others to learn
- Solutions/Action oriented; able to focus on results, not get distracted and to see work through to completion.
- Knowledge/Experience of working with the finance sector, especially on sustainability
>>>> How to apply
To apply for the position, please send an up-to date CV and covering letter
The covering letter should explain your motivation for the role, and how your skills and experience fit the person specification. (Please no more than 2 sides A4, mentioning where you first saw the role advertised).
The closing date for applications is Thursday 3rd October at 9am.
Interviews are provisionally planned for Thursday 10th October 2019 in Oxford.
If you have any questions about the position, then please contact Zuzka Majcova at Global Canopy. Contact details are availble in the recruitment pack, and on our website.
Applicant data will be managed in accordance with the policy which can be found on Global Canopy’s website
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
At Daybreak Oxford, we strive to help people live well with their dementia.
We are seeking a Director to drive forward and develop Daybreak. We want to deliver our very special services to even more people and provide support to all those who need us in Oxfordshire. You will lead and inspire our fundraising, finance and operations teams to rise to the challenge ahead. The number of people in Oxfordshire who are living with a dementia is rising. We believe that Daybreak has a key role to play in helping people to maintain a good quality of life and in supporting carers when they need it most.
We need a Director who can lead, motivate and engage the wider community but is also happy getting stuck into the detail of the day-day. You will work closely with the board of trustees to develop a long-term strategy, budget and business plan that will deliver a service that meets the needs of the charity and its members and will have the support and authority to maximise the potential of Daybreak.
You will need a good understanding of the fundraising landscape and be comfortable raising money for vital services. You will be responsible for developing a fundraising plan and leading the fundraising team to deliver on this, so we can deliver and expand our service.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and advocacy skills. We are looking for someone who is a great communicator and who can motivate and support our staff who work in a very demanding environment.
Please note the post is for 21 hours per week
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Integrity and Ethics Director (0136)
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
We have an exciting opportunity to join Oxfam Great Britain (OGB) as Integrity & Ethics Director. This newly created role requires an experienced Risk and Compliance professional who will create and oversee the ethical, code of compliance programme for OGB. The role will be part of the organisation’s leadership team, which is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of OGB.
What we are looking for
Significant experience in regulatory or compliance management, working in a complex international organisation and the NGO sector. You’ll be familiar with operational, ethical, financial, quality assurance, and human resource procedures and regulations.
A proven track record of a highly collaborative approach, with excellent business partnering and stakeholder management across business units and functions.
An excellent communicator with ability to influence at senior management level. In addition, experience of managing a large team who promote and reinforce a culture of integrity built on ethical business principles and practices across OGB.
Extensive experience of managing large complex projects across multiple divisions simultaneously, and relevant direct experience in dealing with institutional donors. In addition, you’ll have proven experience measuring and reporting compliance metrics, as well as setting up and managing global compliance program.
For this role we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes:
• Various flexible working arrangements
• Generous holiday allowance
• On site Nursery
• Car parking
• Stakeholder Pension Scheme
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply
To apply, please click the apply button. As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and clearly demonstrate your experience in the following key areas:
- Significant experience in a regulatory or compliance management, to include experience in a complex international organisation and in NGO sector.
- Familiarity with operational, ethical, financial, quality assurance, and human resource procedures and regulations.
- Relevant direct experience in dealing with institutional donors.
- Experience of managing large, complex projects across multiple divisions simultaneously, as well as setting up and managing global compliance program.
Note: Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above.
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Hours: Full time / permanent
Location: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Arrhythmia Alliance is a coalition of charities, patient groups, patients, carers, medical groups and allied professionals, working together to improve the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for those affected by arrhythmias.
They are now seeking to appoint an exceptional Chief Operating Officer (COO) who will be an energetic and inspiring individual in this new role. The COO role will support the CEO at executive level and will be responsible for shaping, implementing and strengthening the organisation’s processes and infrastructure.
You will have responsibility to enhance the financial requirements of the charity and develop the commercial strategy, being able to demonstrate:
- Ability to encourage an entrepreneurial spirit in the organisation’s approach to its business and operations
- Ability to identify and secure new funding sources across diverse income streams
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills across internal and external audiences
- Executive level experience with an understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, Risk Management, Health and Safety
- Track record of delivering increased financial performance
- Executive leadership skills within an organisation of similar scale and complexity
For this exciting role, the successful candidate will be a skilled decision maker, able to lead and execute a clear strategy for future growth and sustainability. Your skills will include being able to communicate fluently to different audiences, influencing and informing as required, whilst motivating teamwork, collaboration and productive working relationships.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. To apply please submit your CV and supporting statement quoting our reference JO1644.
For any further information, please contact Jenny Warner.
Closing date for applications: 1 October 2019
First interview date: 21/22 October 2019 – TBC (in Winchester)
Assessment day: 4 November 2019 (in Oxfordshire)
Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with Oxfordshire Community Foundation to recruit a Chief Operating Officer, to be based at their offices in Oxford.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) is an independent charity that will be celebrating 25 years in 2020, harnessing the power of community by bringing together people with the passion, resources and expertise to tackle the most pressing social problems facing the county. Their vision for Oxfordshire is a kinder place, with a greater sense of community, a place where people feel more connected to those around them. A place where everyone understands that no-one has to sleep rough on the streets; that everyone has a place to call home; where every child has the opportunity to aspire and to thrive; where no-one, young or old, has to experience loneliness or to deal with their problems in isolation.
Drawing extensively on best practice, both in the UK and internationally the trustees and CEO have concluded that their vision can only be realised if OCF significantly scales up its investment in systems, processes and people, at the same time as deepening and extending the ambition and relevance of its work.
Following a review of their strategy, the organisation is now focusing resources on fewer, larger and more complex programmes, as well as improving their measurement of impact. This is requiring the CEO to prioritise significantly more of her time on fund development and wider stakeholder engagement thus creating an opportunity for a new senior position responsible for managing the full range of the organisation's internal activities, in particular, programme resourcing, distribution of funds and team well-being.
With experience scaling up an organisation as part of an executive management team, the new Director will have the skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to both lead and build on the capabilities of a committed, bright, diverse and effective team. Managing the full range of the organisation's internal activities, in particular, distribution of funds and finance functions, the role holder must be a leader who is able to help others at OCF deliver measurable, cost-effective results, to control costs and manage budgets, and to ensure the timing and scheduling of OCF Strategic Programmes are well resourced and planned.
Experience and attributes to include:
- Strong understanding of finance, systems, and HR and broad experience of the full range of business functions
- A professional accountancy qualification
- Significant experience of scaling up an organisation and managing that change within a budget
- Proven track record of achieving and exceeding goals
- Strategic vision with the ability to anticipate future consequences and trends
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop a talented workforce as well as the processes that ensure the organisation runs smoothly
- A belief in the core values of OCF and a drive to lead social change
To read more about this exciting opportunity, please see the full Job Spec on the Prospectus Website.
To apply, please upload your CV in Word format and include a supporting statement as part of your application, addressing your experience in relation to the key points on the person specification, which should be no longer than 2 sides of A4.
A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted applications. As part of the selection process candidates may be invited to meet with a consultant at our offices.
If shortlisted by Prospectus and selected for interview with OCF, interviews are planned to take place on the dates below:
Panel Interviews (1st stage): 29th October in Oxford
Panel Interviews (2nd stage): 8th November in Oxford
Are you a highly motivated and experienced marketing or fundraising professional used to working at a management level and seeking an exciting new challenge? We are looking for someone to join our multi-disciplinary team to ensure the future sustainability and relevance of Refugee Resource. We need you to build and strengthen partnerships with funders - trusts/ foundations, corporates, major donors, suppliers and partner organisations in order to generate income and raise our profile. The post-holder will work with the CEO to develop and deliver a marketing and communications strategy and will have excellent interpersonal skills, and an empathy with refugees and asylum seekers.
Magdalen College, Oxford
Competitive Salary & Benefits (inclusive of a discretionary housing allowance, at present £15,000 per annum)
Based in Oxford, UK
With a remarkable record of achievement from Fellows, students and alumni, Magdalen College is a truly special place.
As one of the pre-eminent Oxford Colleges, Magdalen upholds great traditions, and is home to ancient buildings and beautiful grounds. While celebrating its rich history, the College also has a very modern and progressive outlook in student and research activities, and external engagement.
A rare opportunity has arisen to contribute to the continued success of this distinguished College. As a key role for Magdalen, the Development Director will build on the existing platform and operations for fundraising and alumni engagement, to drive further philanthropic support. With essential projects identified for student support, research, and academic Fellowships, as well as a major fundraising campaign, the College is poised to take this next step in its evolution.
Educated to undergraduate degree level or the equivalent, you will inspire and lead a large and high-performing team of fundraising and alumni relations professionals, and work very closely with the President, Fellows and alumni to engage further and significant support for the College. Key to your success in this demanding role will be your significant experience of cultivating and stewarding senior-level relationships with existing and prospective supporters, to facilitate high-level giving. Of equal importance, is the ability to quickly gain the support of the Fellowship and key alumni of the College. With an entrepreneurial spirit and enterprising mindset, you will bring excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and swiftly demonstrate these to gain the trust and confidence of those around you in this intellectually engaging and stimulating community.
If you enjoy operating at this senior and strategic level, and are ready for an exciting new challenge like this, we’d like to hear from you. Please contact our recruitment partners, Richmond Associates, for further details by visiting their website or contact Sonja Dunphy, Managing Director, on +44(0)20 3617 9240 for a confidential discussion about the role.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 12:00 NOON 19 SEPTEMBER 2019
Your role will be split between assisting the Head of Public Engagement and Communications three days per week and two days a week assisting the Chief Executive and Founder of the charity.
Key responsibilities will vary across:
* Management of 'Dance to Health' and 'Aesop' email accounts
* Website maintenance and content management
* Social media
* Events coordination
* Print and design
* Press releases and media enquiries
* Copywriting and proof reading
* Administration, report-writing and maintenance of organisational procedures
* Scheduling appointments, meetings and events.
* Coordinate the smooth running of the office
The ideal candidate:
You will be excited to contribute to the ethos of Aesop in all interactions with stakeholders and the public and have a commitment to realising the full power of the arts to help address challenges in people's daily lives.
* Education to degree level or equivalent work experience
* Proven experience of working with a wide range of people effectively
* Marketing and communications experience
* Knowledge of content management systems, ideally Wordpress and Hootsuite
* Administrative experience
* Confident lone working in an office environment with colleagues working remotely.
* Happy to travel to London and regionally for meetings and events
* Access to own transport
* A high level of integrity and discretion.
* Superb organisational and IT skills and attention to detail.
* Ability to plan and prioritise workload and keep to targets and deadlines.
* First class verbal and written communication skills.
* Proven ability to deal with decision makers at all levels with tact and diplomacy.
* Energy, positivity and an inspiring nature.
* Commitment to the Aesop ethos backed by relevant experience.
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
For more details, please e-mail your CV to [email protected] ASAP to avoid disappointment! The firm closing date is Friday 20 th September.
Reports to: Head of Coaching
Employment term: Full Time/Perm, 37 hours per week to start at 35 hours a week.
Position based in: South Oxfordshire, UK
Starting salary: Starting on £21,426 per annum (pro rata at 35 hours will be £20,267 pa)
Salary range £21,426 - £24,799
(4 weeks notice period)
Employee Assistance Programme, Pensions, 33 days holiday (pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays, 4 weeks optional unpaid sabbatical after five year’s service and more
As a coach you will deliver an employment focused service both in Recovery Groups and to clients referred to you by other mental health services. You will be based in Restore Recovery Group sites as well as liaising with other services in the local community.
Within the Recovery Groups, Employment Coaches provide employment and training support. The role focuses on the challenges and opportunities that people attending our services face in taking up mainstream employment, and work directly to address these. You will provide support and information to staff regarding vocational and learning support that they can offer members in the course of their work.
Working also with other agencies, such as Job Centres, your focus will be to engage and support clients with mental health problems into employment based on the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model, alongside your recovery coaching. You will be directly supporting people with mental health problems to engage in employment and meaningful activity.
Coaches provide Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) which covers a range of activities and interventions that help service users to become more self-reliant and better able to manage their personal and career development, including learning. This is done using recognised coaching models and techniques.
- Providing accurate, up-to-date and objective information about personal and lifestyle issues, learning and career opportunities, progression routes, choices, where to find help and advice,
- and how to access it.
- Engaging in coaching conversations to help people understand themselves and their needs, confront barriers, resolve conflicts, develop new perspectives and make progress.
- Encouraging actions that help people to gather, understand and interpret information and apply it to their own situation.
The post holder will be expected to work across allocated Recovery Groups in Oxfordshire, linking closely with the Team Leader who is based at Restore in Oxford City.
As part of your duties, you would be expected to provide leadership and supervision to Restore Volunteer Coaches based in your locality with support and guidance from the Coaching Team Lead. You would also participate in delivering training to volunteers.
- To work in a flexible way, recruiting and working with clients to encourage them to consider their options and to assess their abilities and requirements related to employment and other mainstream opportunities.
- To develop and maintain the delivery of coaching to promote meaningful activity and employment alongside Recovery Group Workers
- To develop and maintain contacts with Restore IPS Employment Specialists embedded in AMHTs to facilitate referrals of patients to our services.
- To assess clients’ employment needs and develop action plans with them.
- To support clients to access a wide range of services and activities, which will enable them to build the skills and confidence they need to gain employment.
- To support clients applying for jobs, including helping with the preparation of CV’s and job applications, job search and interview skills coaching.
- To provide on-going evaluation and support for clients in employment.
- To offer clients information and advice about their benefits in relation to employment opportunities, and/or supporting them in gaining further expert support from appropriate advisors.
- Employer engagement: To develop contacts with JobCentre Plus, other agencies in the Partnership and local employers with a view to supporting employment or work placements for people with mental health problems.
- To ensure that work placements are appropriate, covered by insurance and meet health and safety requirements.
- To facilitate employment support groups looking at employment options and mental health issues.
- To deliver training to groups in line with the remit of the role, including courses offered by the Oxford Recovery College.
- To offer practical supervision for Volunteer Coaches and to contribute towards their training programme.
- To participate in the research element of the project by maintaining the appropriate records and adhering to research guidelines in practice.
- To maintain records and time sheets, gather case studies and produce reports.
- To work with other Coaching staff as part of a team and participate in, and make use of staff meetings.
- To participate in, and make use of supervision.
- To proactively establish networks with employers and community groups in order to foster partnership working and encourage referrals.
- To proactively work under supervision with the media and others in order to promote Restore’s services, challenge stigma and promote social inclusion.
- To address issues of race, culture, gender, class, disability, sexual orientation, age and other discrimination in relation to mental health issues
- To enable clients to access a wide range of mainstream services and activities.
- To undertake any other duties as may be required by Restore, as an Oxfordshire Employment Coach
The post holder will have:
- Full, current driving licence and car available for work (for flexible working in rural and remote regions)
- Experience of working in supported employment services, HR or recruitment
- Experience of working with people with vulnerable service user groups
- Knowledge of disability and special needs issues.
- Good understanding of the principles and practice of supporting people into employment
- Able to use IT and tools such as MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel
- Flexibility to occasionally work out of ‘normal office’ hours when required
- Experience of working as part of a dedicated service for people with mental health problems.
- Knowledge of a range of interventions used in IPS.
- Careers Guidance or Mental Health qualification.
- Knowledge of the Benefits system, particularly in relation to employment.
- Experience of partnership working, negotiation and liaison work with other agencies
- Experience of opening up job opportunities with a range of employers
- Lived experience
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with a range of people
- Team orientated and works collaboratively within a mixed-disciplinary team
- Compelling written and verbal communication skills, tailored to a variety of audiences
- Coaching and active listening skills, ability to ask perceptive questions that tease out important information through mentoring and coaching
- Abilities to persuade and negotiate in a constructive and appropriate manner
- Able to work independently and use initiative to think quickly on the spot in different, and often challenging, situations
- Creative problem solving to tackle obstacles that arise and fulfil requirements of the role in innovative ways to deliver greater impact
- Can effectively manage time to meet deadlines and balance competing demands while maintaining high standards
- Maintain effective and organised administration systems
- Non-judgemental and trustworthy
- Capability to be warm and empathetic whilst respecting professional boundaries
- Belief that people with mental illness can gain and sustain meaningful work
- The ability to motivate and empower others – consistent with the Recovery Model
- Instil hope and encourage agency in others, building on their own experience and choices
- Responds positively to failure and is able to translate it into a valuable learning experience
- Thick-skinned and doesn't take rejection or negative experiences personally. Able to remain resilient and tenacious despite setbacks and frustrations
- Ability to self-reflect and understand own reactions and use that insight to not impose one’s own beliefs and experience on others.
- Reliably deliver excellent results and go the extra mile for service users and employers
- Self-aware of personal strengths and weaknesses and actively invest in continuous personal and professional development.
Please note that we are unable to shortlist any applications that do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification responsibilities above.
Other work related criteria
Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service.
There is a probation period of six months for new employees, during which time your employment will be monitored. Your employment will be subject to you completing your probationary period to the satisfaction of RESTORE.
This job description is likely to change over time, subject to discussion with the post holder, and in line with the expectation of funders and the strategy for the organisation agreed by the Chief Executive and Trustees.
Restore is part of the Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership. A partnership that formally brings together six local mental health organisations: Oxford Health Foundation NHS Trust, Connections Floating Support, Elmore Community Services, Oxfordshire MIND, Response and Restore.
The partnership is committed to better integrate services across the county in order to make it easier for people in need to get the best support, possible.
Restore receives statutory funding: a contract held with Oxford Health. In addition it raises a substantial amount of its income from grant making bodies and fund raising activities.
It is a medium sized charity, employing just over 80 staff, assisted by over 100 volunteers, and delivering services to over 1,100 people each year. It has six sites in Oxfordshire (four in Oxford, one in Didcot, and one in Banbury), plus two sub-contracted sites (in West Oxfordshire) and staff who work across a range of other sites in the county.
Restore provides Coaching Services and Recovery Groups.
- Coaching provides one to one support enabling members (service users) to achieve their aims. Restore's coaching support focuses on supporting people who have experienced challenges to their mental health to achieve paid work, start volunteering or undertake training/educational courses.
- Recovery Groups provide members with the opportunity to work on their journey of recovery together. Members have access to coaching as part of this process.
Restore also act as the lead partner, for the Partnership, managing The Oxfordshire Recovery College, an innovative shared learning environment for people with mental illnesses, their families and carers and professionals working in the field.
Restore offers Mental Health First Aid training and Working With Mental Health, the former aimed at both individuals and organisations, the latter aimed specifically at large corporates.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for people who will be committed to helping us to change the lives of young people.
We’re an award-winning charity that runs local learning centres which provide an education programme addressing underachievement and social exclusion. We target children and young people most at risk of failing to meet their potential to go to university due to economic, social, cultural, or linguistic disadvantage.
As the UK’s leading university access organisation, our staff are transforming the fortunes of thousands of young people each year. At an exciting time in our evolution, we are looking to expand our teams in regional centres across the network. We are therefore looking for high-calibre candidates to join us as part-time Programme Support Tutors. You will work closely with our existing IntoUniversity teams, acting as a tutor at after-school Academic Support sessions and supporting the team with programme preparation.
Our ideal candidate has either paid or voluntary experience working with young people, is well-organised and efficient, a good team-player and is someone excited and enthusiastic at the prospect of helping young people reach their potential. You will have achieved a minimum of a GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English. You might be a retired teacher keen to use your skills to continue to support children or someone who wants rewarding work to fit in with the school holidays but applications are welcome from anyone interested. No specialist subject knowledge is required for this role and training is provided.
If you believe that all young people deserve the chance to achieve their potential regardless of their background and want to play a part in helping them succeed then we would be delighted to hear from you.
Please visit our website to view the job description and apply online. You will be asked to upload the following:
• your CV (including details of any periods where you were not in education or employment);
• a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the post and why you would like to work for IntoUniversity.
There is not an application deadline, so if you are interested in the role then please apply as soon as possible.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Exciting opportunity to lead and develop our highly successful and inspirational work programme. We are looking for an individual with a passion and commitment for developing work experiences for people with learning disabilities.
Are you a committed, positive and reliable individual? Do you reflect Style Acre’s values of being:
If you’re looking to work for a fun charity that’s rated outstanding by CQC then why not apply today!
£25,009 - Pro Rata (£15,004)
Key duties will include:
- Managing a team
- Establishing a growing network of supportive local employers who will offer work placements and paid employment opportunities.
- To work alongside staff at the Tea Room and the Style Acre shop
- To liaise with families, carers and other involved parties to ensure work opportunities are well supported with a committed approach and other professions bodies
- To set up/support staff to run groups or activities to support work development (eg till training. Money recognition, travel training etc)
- To provide reports relating to all aspects of this role
- To represent and promote the organisation at any employment related presentation / job fair.
- To carry out all other duties associated within the role of Head of Work programme.
- To take ownership of your own personal development.
- To commit to attending training and development opportunities identified for your role.
All our staff benefit from:
- Full training and induction provided
- Employee benefits package with Perkbox (saving you up to £800 per year)
- 5% Employer Pension Contribution
- 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays) for full time staff (plus pro-rata equivalent)
- £250 recommend a friend incentive scheme
- DBS paid for by Style Acre
Working with Style Acre requires:
- Positive and professional attitude towards internal staff, people we support, families and friends of Style Acre, as well as external contacts
- Undertaking relevant training to meet statutory and organisational requirements.
Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities
Team management experience
Experience of leading a service in social care or voluntary sector
Inspirational leadership skills, providing excellent vision for the service
Excellent communication skills
Closing date: 20/09/2019