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Deputy Shop Manager (Bury) (TRD3350)
Location: F1171 Bury
Hours: 36 per week
Salary: £17,784 per annum
Job Type: Fixed Term
Closing Date: 27 January 2022
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 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
To work with others to overcome poverty and suffering
To make as much money as possible to overcome poverty and suffering
About our Oxfam Shops
Open for business since 1948, Oxfam shops are at the heart of the charity and their community, raising vital funds and increasing public awareness of what we do. They are always guided by our values of empowerment, accountability and inclusiveness and focussed on making as much money as possible.
The Role of our Deputy Shop Managers
Commercially aware and constantly looking for new business opportunities, deputy shop managers motivate their teams and create a safe and energised work environment. They have high standards, a strong drive to achieve results and are accountable for their business.
The role of the deputy shop manager is empowered, varied, busy and gives the opportunity to work with some amazing people. Shop managers are pivotal for the success of our business and can make a real difference. Oxfam operates a volunteer operating model, in which volunteers are empowered to take over most of the tasks within the shop, including running the shop in the manager’s absence.
Often the only paid member of staff, our managers and deputy managers are comfortable in this environment, really enjoy working with others and are great at delegating to their teams. Excellent communicators, they are creative, and always look for opportunities to attract new supporters every day.
Please note: This is a fixed term position (9 months ending on 30/09/2022)
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 promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Key Skills and Competencies required
- Significant leadership qualities and experience. (E)
- Ability to build, retain and develop a team. (E)
- Strong drive to achieve results through others. (E)
- Ability to delegate, coach and listen. (E)
- Enjoys working with people and has a friendly and approachable manner. (E)
- Ability to manage time under conflicting priorities. (E)
- Ability to demonstrate resilience to the everyday pressures that come with the role. (E)
- Excellent communication skills.(E)
- Ability to motivate self and others. (E)
- High level of motivation, enthusiasm and a sense of fun. (E)
- Open and adaptable to change and able to support others through it. (E)
- Commercial awareness and judgement. (D)
- Ability to establish and maintain successful retail processes and merchandising. (E)
- Ability to understand and interpret basic financial reports. (D)
- IT literacy and numeracy skills. (Using email systems and online resources; use and understand basic spreadsheets and word processing packages. Be aware of and be open to the role of social networking and ecommerce.) (E)
- Eager and required to adhere to Oxfam’s principles and values (click here) as well as the promotion of diversity and gender rights (click here). (E)
- Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles. (E)
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB takes its obligation to protect the rights of children and vulnerable people very seriously; therefore, the successful candidate for this post will be also subject to extensive background checking, including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS), as this role involves unsupervised access to the above-mentioned groups.
For full information surrounding DBS and the vacancy, please view the full job description.
Deputy Crisis Service Lead
Bury Involvement Group (BIG) in Mental Health is an independent charity run by, and for, people with personal experience of mental and emotional distress, with the purpose to build a healing and compassionate community for those in need of sanctuary and support. We support adults in the community and on the psychiatric ward in Bury, who experience a range of mental health conditions.
As part of our charity we are funded to deliver the Bury Peer Led Crisis Service, which provides a high quality, person centred, service in a non-clinical environment within the community open to adults experiencing mental health crisis. We are excited to have secured funding allowing us to further develop and expand the current service. We are seeking a person with personal experience of mental and emotional distress to join our team as Deputy Service Lead of our crisis service.
As Deputy Service Lead you will be the ‘go to’ person on a day to day basis for the crisis service whilst on shift, ensuring its smooth and effective functioning. You will work alongside the Service Lead to support the evaluation and development of the service. You will line manage personnel within the service, supporting the team to perform their duties, whilst supporting their development, providing advice and guidance as required. You will provide therapeutic face to face, and occasional telephone crisis support, through a mutual negotiation of the visitor’s needs, within the service.
We wish to recruit someone with personal experience of mental distress and substantial experience of working with people with mental health problems. This must include experience of working with adults at risk of suicide and self-harm. We are looking for someone with a great combination of skills. You will need to have proven experience of managing and leading a team or service, and great therapeutic skills with the ability to support and develop a team. Your high level of experience and understanding of community-based mental health needs will enable you to advise and guide the team and support the development of the service.
You’ll be joining a team which is friendly, supportive, and committed to our mission of empowering adults with mental health conditions towards recovery and improved quality of life. You will be integral to the continued development of a well-respected local mental health charity that makes a real difference to people’s lives.
- 32 hours a week
- £33,280.00 FTE
- 12 month fixed term contract, with the option of this being extended beyond this date, dependent on the long term commissioning of the project.
- Annual Leave entitlement of 25 days (plus 3 bank Holidays)
- Supportive induction, including training, alongside a training budget
- Regular Clinical Supervision with a counselling psychologist to support professional development, paid for by the organisation
- Closing Date Monday 24th January 2022
- Interviews week commencing 24th January 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Deputy Manager, Young People
£24,842.54 - £28,770.62 (Depending on experience)
Our client provides residential services for young people aged 16-25 years old. The young people they care for often require a high level of support to assist with difficulties they may have from self-harming, behaviour, and emotional difficulties. Their aim is to support the young people using a therapeutic approach to help them achieve their individual goals, in preparation for transition to adult life.
Our clients homes are always a hub of activity and energy where the young people can feel safe, and their staff enjoy coming to work. Your role will involve working alongside and being supported by a multi-disciplinary team including Nurses, Psychologists and Psychiatrists. You will support the Registered Manager, helping plan rotas for the staff, conducting monthly supervisions, and assisting the team with their learning and development ensuring all the relevant training and inductions are completed.
You will work with their young people to promote independence through support with education, household tasks and general life skills. You will also assist them with everyday life skills including shopping, building positive relationships, and going on holidays. They always encourage their young people and staff to bring their hobbies and knowledge into the home whether this be knitting, fitness, cooking or even singing so there is never a dull moment. Part of the role will be managing various levels of self-harm using a least restrictive approach, so you will require a high level of resilience and have a caring, compassionate nature. You will also update online care records and complete medication administration. In addition, you will be responsible for the general upkeep and tidiness of the home ensuring the young people live in homely environment.
You will work shifts over a 37.5 hour working week. The shift patterns are variable depending on the needs of the service with 2 days per week office based to support the management of the home. Care hour shifts consists of Earlie’s, Late’s and occasional sleep ins & nights when required with rota planning in advance, so flexibility is required.
The job is highly rewarding and excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Support Worker to develop their career or an existing Deputy manager who wishes to develop their skills further in mental health.
- A £100 bonus after completing 6-month probation
- Refer a Friend Scheme (Up to £500 per referral)
- 30 days holiday (Rising to 35 days with service including bank holidays)
- Excellent Learning and Development opportunities (NVQ Level 3 in Adult Health & Social Care)
- Healthcare CashPlan with costs provided towards dental and optical care and a range of other healthcare treatments and benefits including discounted gym memberships, online shopping discounts, free eye tests and various other benefits
- Paid Training & Induction
- Enhanced company pension
- Life Assurance (2 x annual salary)
- Free parking available and good direct transport links
- Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
- Paid Enhanced DBS check
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme/24-hour Counselling Service
- Regular social events and recognition schemes (Employee of the year awards, Summer & Christmas parties)
Essential requirements of a Deputy Manager
- Full UK Driving Licence & access to a vehicle for work purposes
- Previous experience working with young people with mental health needs
- A minimum of 12 months supervisory experience
- An understanding of CQC and/or Ofsted requirements
- Hold a Level 3 in Health and Social care or equivalent
- Flexibility to work a 7-day rota, completing early and late shift patterns alongside occasional sleep ins for which an additional payment is made.
- A compassionate personality, remaining calm, resilient, and understanding of the issues & challenges our young people face.
Fancy the challenge? Apply today!
- You will work in a COVID secure environment as all their staff are required to be fully vaccinated by 11th November 2021.
- Please note that they do not accept CV’s and the application must be completed in full.
- Our client operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
- They are an equal opportunities employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community.
- They reserve the right to close the advert early, should they appoint a suitable candidate.
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Are you looking for a challenging but exciting new role? Has the impact of the pandemic helped you rethink your career aspirations?
This is a senior role within our rapidly expanding charity with wide ranging responsibilities for the performance and development of services across the organisation.
Inspiring Communities Together is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) operating in Charlestown, Kersal, Seedley and Langworthy areas of Salford. The Organisation operates as a community anchor for the neighbourhood alongside delivery of services across Salford and beyond. Inspiring Communities Together has office and delivery space within the Innovation Forum and delivers childcare services from Yogurt Pots based at Salford Sports Village. We deliver programmes of works across the life course - Start Well, Live Well, Age Well, Be Well.
We are proud to be a Living Wage employer. We offer a wide range of benefits, including 26 days of annual leave, rising to 30 days with long service, flexible working policies, pension, training and development and wellbeing support including an employee assistance programme.
The post holder will have overall responsibility for the daily operations of the Charity, reporting directly to the Chief Executive and the Board of Trustees whilst working alongside and supporting the wider senior management team.
The role is very wide and thus requires thorough knowledge of various Charity processes. The ideal candidate must be competent and able to plan many different kinds of operational activities. You need to be an excellent leader who can discover the most efficient ways to run the charity.
The post requires extensive experience and skills to ensure that current and future delivery is on a sustainable and viable basis. It offers significant opportunities for innovation, development and growth of programmes.
Main duties and responsibilities
Senior leadership and organisational management
- Leading the management team to set and ensure agreed strategic priorities drive day-to-day operations across the organisation
- Evaluate overall performance of the organisation by gathering, analysing and interpreting data and metrics from across the programmes of work
- Lead the short and long-term organisational planning and strategy including securing resources to implement delivery
- Development of workforce plans to meet the operational requirements of the organisation
- Supervise the management staff team providing constructive feedback
- Ensuring good quality recruitment, induction and HR support is in place for staff roles working with the organisation operations manager
Operational and compliance
- Work with the finance manager in creating annual organisational budgets and develop individual programme budgets.
- Ensure that the organisation runs with legality and conformity to established regulations
- Ensure policies and procedures are implemented
- Manage procurement and contract management processes and coordinate resources allocation including managing relationships/agreements with external partners
- Identifying and securing funding opportunities including bid writing or tender submissions
- Attend and report to the Board of Trustees when required.
- To deputies for the Chief Executive Officer as and when required
- To lead team meetings, supervision sessions and any external meetings as required
- To work flexibly and undertake, when required, other duties associated with supporting the needs of the organisation, which may be reasonably determined by the line manager and/or board of trustees
- To work flexibly and attend meetings and events outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends) for which notice will be given
- To undertake training and professional development as and when required
- Ensure high levels of professional conduct including punctuality, dress, presentation and administration
- Comply with the policies of Inspiring Communities Together at all times
You will have:
- Proven work experience of operating at a Senior Manager level within the charity/voluntary sector or hold transferable skills
- Extensive experience of organisational and operations management
- Familiarity with business and financial principles within a charitable/voluntary sector organisation or hold transferable skills
- Experience of identifying and accessing external resources, including medium/large grants, tenders, income generation and other funding to support the delivery of the programme of work
- Track record of managing contracts and grant funding
- Strong leadership, planning and management skills
- Ability to prioritise a heavy workload, manage tasks simultaneously and perform effectively under pressure
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a confident manner
- Excellent numeracy skills, computer literate with good operational knowledge of Microsoft packages
- Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, from a variety of backgrounds and ages
- Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the ethos, values and operating environment of voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 30th September 2022
Interviews: Thursday 3rd February
We’re excited to be recruiting for a Head of Operations to co-lead our Greater Manchester operations and deliver the Trust’s ground-breaking initiative, Future Workforce Fund, which is helping to transform the lives of young people.
It's a unique time at the moment but our commitment to our young people is as strong as it’s ever been, we want to keep providing support to young people face to face, however, we’ve developed new ways of working to enable all young people access to our services including a blended approach to virtual and face to face programme delivery. Future Workforce Fund is responsive to the emerging needs of young people and providing a flexible, adaptive offer that it supporting young people through these uncertain times and will directly support the Greater Manchester Young Person’s Guarantee.
We are looking for a passionate and driven colleague, who is able to work collaboratively across the Trust and champion the work of the Greater Manchester team both internally and externally.
For more information and to apply, please click 'apply now' to be directed to our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Fundraising
We have a new, exciting and unique opportunity for a Head of Fundraising as part of a new organisational structure and development of Warrington Youth Zone.
Position: Head of Fundraising
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week (we operate a flexible working policy)
Closing date: 9am, 31st January 2022
Interviews: Video interviews, 3rd February 2022, Second stage, In person interviews 8th Feb 2022
About the charity:
Warrington Youth Zone is a state-of-the-art £7.05m facility currently under construction in Warrington and is due to open in Spring 2022. Attracting young people from across the borough and beyond through its fantastic facilities. The Youth Zone is a registered charity offering young people somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to, whilst raising their aspirations.
As Head of Fundraising, you will be tasked with generated income through philanthropic giving whilst diversifying, consolidating and growing the charity’s fundraising income, working closely with the CEO and leading the fundraising team.
Your core responsibilities will include:
- Income generation
- develop, deliver and monitor an ambitious three year fundraising strategy
- Marketing and communications
As Head of Fundraising you may be currently acting as Head of Fundraising / Senior Account Manager or up and coming fundraiser looking for your next career move.
Key skills and experience for this role include:
- Experience of corporate and major donor fundraising, partnership work and relationship management, with a flair and passion for major donor fundraising.
- A track record of securing significant funds through a wide variety of income streams and meeting challenging financial targets.
- The ability to draw on your strong negotiation skills, a head for strategy, and a confident approach to your work.
- Comfortable leading a team and consider yourself an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
- Most importantly, you will be a resilient, determined and passionate individual – with the ability to articulate the vision of the Youth Zone, generate interest from the local business community and build lasting and fruitful relationships with patrons and funders
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the Senior Management Team at Warrington Youth Zone, helping to create a long-lasting legacy for young people of Warrington.
If you have the desire and drive to take on this leadership role, please provide a CV and supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria for this role based on the person specification. Please note, CV’s without supporting statements will not be accepted.
In your application please ensure you provide the following information :
- Details of your current or most recent remuneration package and your notice period
- If you have at any time been convicted of a criminal offence, please provide the details in strict confidence.
- Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before an offer of employment is made)
- Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.
The strength of the charity comes from the diversity within their people. They aim for the team to reflect the local community and value people working together from a range of different backgrounds locally and nationally, and with different experiences, all with a shared passion for boosting the aspirations and lives of young people. Diversity brings innovation, fresh ideas and creativity, and they actively strive to create a culture that is truly inclusive and fair for all and where everyone in the team can be themselves and thrive. The organisation is committed to the safeguarding of young people. In accordance with Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an enhanced DBS check.
Other roles you may have experience of could include: Fundraising Manager, Senior Fundraiser, Trusts and Grants Fundraising, Trusts and Foundations Manager, Fundraising Innovation Manager, Deputy Head of Fundraising, Fundraising Director, Donor Manager, Head of Fundraising Development, Head of Partnerships, etc
Salary: c.£32,000 per annum plus benefits and lease car
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association has a new opportunity for an Area Support Coordinator to join the Care Team, covering the Greater Manchester area.
About the role
At the MND Association we strive to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers whilst working towards our vision of a world free from MND. We are looking for a dedicated and innovative home-based Area Support Co-ordinator to join our regional team covering Greater Manchester.
As an Area Support Coordinator, you will be reporting directly to the Head of Regional Care Partnerships and working closely with them to plan and prioritise, you will be responsible for a designated local area and be part of a larger regional team. The main purpose of the role is threefold:
- To ensure that people affected by MND are supported and empowered
- To lead, manage and support teams of volunteers
- To develop and maintain relationships with local services and their staff
You will be:
- Someone who is able to plan and organise
- Enthusiastic, creative and solutions focused
- Adept at developing and managing a wide range of relationships
- A great team player, people person and communicator
- Able to travel within the area and occasionally work some antisocial hours
This role will be home-based with regular travel within the designated region. There is an expectation that you will travel nationally when required and to our national office in Northampton.
How to apply?
We would love to hear from you and encourage early applications.
If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply online now and submit a supporting statement and CV.
The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised, and addressed by wider society.
We operate a hybrid working environment within a flexible office space using the latest technology and digital infrastructure. This, together with a high level of trust and performance driven culture, gives staff the freedom and flexibility to work in the best way for them, the Association and, most importantly, people with MND.
We are committed to equality and value diversity. We are working hard to remove perceived and actual barriers to participation for people with and affected by MND, current and future staff, volunteers, and stakeholders.
The MND Association operates a hybrid working culture and therefore we are open to discussing the possibility of variable hours, remote or home working, flexible start, and finish times etc.
Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.
Our selection process will be multi-stage; this may include video call screening, psychometric assessments, and competency-based interview/s.
We request that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this role. We work hard to fill our roles directly and if assistance is required, we operate a PSL, which currently closed for review. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies/ head-hunters.