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We are looking for an outstanding Deputy Manager and SENCo to join the team at our Fairfield Playcentre in the heart of Camden Town.
In this varied and exciting role, you will work with the Playcentre Manager to deliver high-quality play services that promote children’s health and well-being. You will also help develop new services and create and retain an enthusiastic and dedicated team. As SENCo, you will support children with disabilities to access our play services in a way that meets their needs.
In return, we are offering the following package to the right candidate:
Salary: £16,350 per annum (*increasing to £18,478)
Hours: 17.5 hours per week term-time* (41 weeks per annum) + 35 hours per week during school holidays (11 weeks per annum).
*Increasing to 21 hours per week in June 2022, including working 10 Saturdays per annum delivering a supplementary play project.
Leave: 28 days per annum (including public holidays) pro-rata.
Other benefits: 5% employer pension contribution; flexible working (outside core hours); employee assistance programme.
Location: Fairfield Playcentre, Camden Town, NW1
The Person We Are Looking For:
To succeed in this role, you will have an appropriate early years, childcare, education or playwork qualification at Level 3 or above. You will also have experience managing staff and leading teams in delivering high-quality, inclusive play or childcare services.
You will be a team player with strong leadership and communication skills and be able to build positive relationships with people from all backgrounds, including service users, parents, staff and delivery partners. Additionally, you will be able to show us your knowledge and understanding of safeguarding, EYFS, Ofsted standards and relevant current legislation, as well as approaches for supporting children and young people with disabilities.
We are a local, grass-roots charity providing high quality, inclusive play services in Camden to children aged 2 -18 years.
Our team is what makes our work possible, and we look for passionate, experienced team members to ensure we deliver exceptional services to our community. In return, we offer our team an extensive package of benefits including:
- the London Living Wage,
- 5% contribution to your pension
- flexible leave arrangements,
- ongoing professional development and training,
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Employee assistance programme.
Because our team is our most valuable asset, we like to have our staff grow with us and promote from within.
We are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and recruit team members in line with our policy statement on Equal Opportunities and Human Rights.
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The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Do you have a passion for ensuring people with disabilities live fulfilled lives? Do you want to help lead a community that really values people for who they are and what they can do?
L’Arche London is more than just a service provider, we’re a diverse, inclusive community of nearly 100 people, with and without learning disabilities who live, work and celebrate together. We provide registered care and supported housing as well as specialist day services. Our aim is to provide a place of belonging, to help people with learning disabilities live independent yet connected lives.
We’re now looking for a new Deputy Service Coordinator to join our leadership team. You will support the Service Coordinator to deliver high quality person centred support for the Oak Group, one of our three community groups. Oak group supports 8 people with learning disabilities with differing needs, who live in 3 houses in our supported living programme. Together with the Service Coordinator you will manage and inspire a team of 14 support assistants, who facilitate the practical, social and spiritual needs of everyone in the group.
Deputy Service Coordinators split their time between the office, organising rotas, liaising with families, social services and health care professionals and providing a minimum of 24 hours a week direct support.
L’Arche London is a vibrant, joyful place to be. We’re part of an international federation of L’Arche communities in over 35 countries worldwide. Founded in the Christian tradition, L'Arche Communities welcome people of all faiths and none. Our vision is a world where all belong.
Throughout the pandemic, the community groups at L’Arche London have remained strong and positive teams, who have ensured that the people we support have been able to flourish despite COVID restrictions. In 2022 we are beginning to reimagine what support, care and shared lives can look like, building on our existing quality and on the unique faith-based values of L’Arche. This role will be part of a group of key leaders during this exciting time.
This is an ideal step up for someone with knowledge and experience of supporting people with learning disabilities, who has an enthusiasm for our values and the ability to inspire and manage others.
(Please note we also have the same Deputy Service Coordinator role available as a short-term fixed term contract. See our website for details of this second opportunity.)
How to Apply
Please download and read the full job pack.
Applicants are asked to send a CV AND a letter of up to two sides of A4, outlining why you feel your skills, knowledge and experience meet the job description and person specification for the role. Your CV must include a full work history from leaving full time education to the present. Please include an explanation for any gaps in your employment.
The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 21 February 2022. First round interviews will be held during the week commencing 28th February 2022. The initial interview will involve a task and a panel interview. Interviews will be in person where possible. All candidates and interview panel members will be required to provide proof of a negative lateral flow test on the morning of the interview.
PLEASE NOTE: To ensure we comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (“the Regulations”), the post holder will need to be either fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt or partially vaccinated and intending to complete their vaccination within 10 weeks of their first vaccination. Applicants will be asked to provide evidence of their vaccine status or exemption via the NHS COVID App as part of the conditions of the job offer. Candidates will not be able to start in the role until this evidence has been received.
Applicants are asked to send a CV AND a letter of up to two sides of A4, outlining why you feel your skills, knowledge and experience meet the job description and person specification for the role.
Your CV must include a full work history from leaving full time education to the present. Please include an explanation for any gaps in your employment.
Please note we are not able to sponsor visas for this type of role, so applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
In the shortlisting process we will anonymise all statements and CVs (removing names, changing file names and so on).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you enthusiastic about empowering those with support needs to live their lives to the full? Here at Creative Support, we are seeking a highly motivated individual to oversee the quality of our Extra Care services in Carlisle. We want someone with a compassionate nature and strong managerial skills to join our dedicated team, and it could be you!
As a Deputy Manager, you will be responsible for the operational management of our services, and collaborate with the Extra Care Manager and others to ensure that our high standards are upheld. We promote a flexible and empowering approach that is designed to meet the needs of our service users, with whom you will be actively involved. We enable those with learning disabilities, mental health needs and a range of other support needs to experience more of their wider community. You will be warm and respectful towards those we care for, and develop an excellent working relationship with themselves, their families and those who are close to them.
Experience in a management or practitioner position is essential for this role, as is a diploma in Health and Social Care. Most importantly we are looking for someone who can continue to strengthen the positive atmosphere within our teams, and become part of a work environment that has the welfare of others at its core.
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
- A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period
- Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
- Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
- Free employee support programme
- All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
- Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma
Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
6 month Fixed Term Contract - Full time
Salary: £56,903 - £58625
ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, progressive people professional to have a real impact on the way we work at ActionAid UK. You will provide effective interim leadership and management of the People and Culture team during a period of significant change. Working closely with the leadership team, particularly the interim director of OD and transformation, and key stakeholder groups across the charity you will review and develop our people policies, procedures and practice making sure that they are underpinned by our feminist principles and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion especially our ambition to be an anti-racist organisation. You will manage and support the people and culture team to provide effective HR, learning and development and talent acquisition partnering, advice and guidance to people managers across the organisation so that they and their teams are equipped and supported to deliver organisational priorities.
Important will be your ability to lead through change, bring people with you drive and to continue to drive engagement and continuous improvement.
With an impressive record of strategy development and operational improvement in a senior HR or organisational development role, you are skilled at effectively using data to inform decision making. You can make sound financial decisions and control budgets too. You should be comfortable in identifying and developing the behaviours that are demanded of effective leaders, you will also have experience of policy and procedures development together with expertise in working with and negotiating with Trade Unions.
ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools and ways of working.We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their digital skills and knowledge within the working environment. Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants.
ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, including the possibility of a job share for this role, there will be space to do so during the interview process.
We are committed to continually improving the diversity of our workforce and therefore encourage applications from people of colour, the LGBTQI+ community, the trans community, and those with a disability.
Sense has a fantastic opportunity for someone to join us, as the Deputy Head of Operational Services. This full time role is offered as home based with national travel, which may include occasional overnight stays.
Sense is working towards it's 2021-25 strategy and this new post will support the Group Director to lead and develop the Operational services of Sense. The post holder will also work with the wider team in the delivery of our ambitious objectives. This will include:
Working with the Group Director to develop and deliver strategic direction and line management for the operation of Sense’s service delivery.
Ensuring services deliver innovative and effective services within the budgets available.
Supporting the development, tendering and delivery of business models.
Working in partnership with senior colleagues across Sense. Contributing to the corporate leadership of Sense by actively contributing to the senior leadership of the organisation and sharing responsibility for overall organisational performance
Key skills and experience:
A relevant record of developing and delivering services that reflect the changing social care agenda.
Able to demonstrate a good level of professional knowledge and expertise in the development and delivery of social care and/or specialised education and support services.
Able to demonstrate a continuing history of achievement at Senior Management level in specialist education, social care, public or voluntary sector.
Experience of leading and managing major strategic change and ensuring processes are in place that safeguard vulnerable people and deliver excellent quality standards
Excellent stakeholder engagement with experience of influencing, negotiating and building sustainable working relationships both internal and external to Sense.
A full role profile and person specification is attached below.
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Deputy Director of People and Culture
Salary - £56903 - £58625
Duration - 6 months
Type - Full time
Location - EC
Our client is a well respected charity based in central London. They are looking for an experienced individual to join them to on an interim basis to provide professional advice to the senior leadership team on all people related issues.
General duties include:
- To identify needs and opportunities to improve services in consultation with users and stakeholders, ensuring that the People and Culture function is both efficient and effective in terms of delivering the outcomes the organisation needs in terms of its people and facilities activities.
- To ensure effective employee relations by maintaining a consultative relationship with the recognised trade union providing a lead on all Union negotiations
- To ensure all people related activities are compliant with UK legislation
- To enhance leadership, people management capacity and overall staff engagement levels
- To oversee development programmes that enhance the capability of staff and their understanding of what we do, and how, aligned to organisational priorities.
- To oversee the running of an efficient and cost-effective payroll and benefits provision.
- To oversee the pensions and life assurance provision for employees ensuring legislative requirements are met and best value for money is achieved.
- To manage the budget of the People & Culture team, to include facilities, security and the central training, safeguarding and recruitment budgets
- To support the development of reward, recognition and performance management systems. This includes a pay review, working with key stakeholders, to ensure that our pay structure remains fit for purpose (in terms of our values and financial sustainability) now and into the future.
- Identify changing, emerging and new trends in HR and OD to inform strategy and business practice and encourage a culture of continuous learning and innovation within People & Culture and the wider organisation.
- To build, develop, support and retain a high performing People & Culture team (includes post-holders in HR, Facilities, Safeguarding, Resourcing, Internal Comms and Learning & Development).
- To continually review the service provided by the team to ensure that it continues to meet stakeholder needs and expectations, identifying where the team could further enhance organisational effectiveness.
- To develop metrics and a dashboard to quantify the added value of the team to the organisation, ensuring all reporting requirements are met - SLT and Board / Committees.
- To coach, support and advise the Senior Safeguarding Specialist Coordinator and others to ensure that safeguarding is embedded in all activities
- Designing and implementing People Strategies and Plans, including organisational development and design initiatives
- Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and its significance and links to the internal organisation and external environment.
- Experience of delivering change programmes that drive and support to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Stakeholder management and negotiation - especially senior level / Executive, and Unions and/or staff bodies.
- Experience of working and negotiating with Unions
- Strong commitment to feminist leadership and feminist principles, and working for an organisation focused on the rights of women and girls.
- Substantial, successful senior level experience working in complex organisations.
- Financial understanding - quickly understand financial consequences; develop and manage complex budgets including central budgets
Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.
PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
This is an exciting opportunity that requires excellent leadership skills, with the post-holder playing an important role in shaping new services. Beat’s Deputy Services Manager will be innovative and creative, with the ability to adapt and support colleagues and line reports with the development and implementation of new and existing support services.
Beat’s services team is going through a period of significant growth. The team have been funded to deliver several programmes to those that are unable to access support or on a waiting list for NHS treatment.
The successful candidate will be forward-thinking and passionate about providing high-quality support to individuals with eating disorders. This role will be busy and varied, and will involve ensuring that all staff have appropriate training and development plans in place and implementing Beat’s policies and procedures, while ensuring the highest level of care is delivered to our beneficiaries.
Reporting to one of Beat’s Clinical Services Managers, the postholder will contribute to the effective delivery of specialist support services. This includes direct line management for Support Officers and also Volunteers that deliver our services.
The Specialist team work within the hours of 9am and 8pm Monday- Friday. The working hours of this role will be within these operational hours.
Beat offers 26 days of annual leave + bank holidays rising by a day a year to a maximum of 30 days. Additionally Beat provides membership of a Cash Plan Scheme to all employees and offers flexible working.
Job Title: Deputy Health Manager
Reports to: Health Development Manager
Salary: £37,000 (equivalent of top of Band 6 NHS)
Hours: Full time 35 hours per week
Location: Home based (but willing to travel as required)
Purpose of Job
To support the Health Development Manager to promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus and to build Shine’s networks to increase our influence in the health sector.
To learn from the Health Development Manager’s experience, become a key member of the health team and an integral part of our succession planning, with a view to replacing the Manager upon retirement.
To support the Health Development Manager in day-to-day operations and deputise for her where required
To assist delivery of the Corporate Plan by supporting the health team to achieve their objectives set out against the annual workplan
To ensure coordinated planning and delivery of the workplan to meet milestone deadlines
To deal with health-related member queries, giving up to date information advice and support to assist Shine’s members to manage their conditions well and live healthy and fulfilling lives
To develop virtual health services for members and contribute to the delivery of a regional and national programme of events to Shine’s membership (virtual or face to face)
To provide information to professionals working with individuals and families affected by Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus.
To raise greater awareness of Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus amongst professionals, external organisations and the general public through presentations, training and attendance at professional events.
To promote Shine, support the building of networks and the increasing of Shine’s influence in the health sector and to support campaign work
To actively promote membership of Shine to people with the relevant conditions when the opportunity arises
To keep clear and accurate records for monitoring and evaluation on Shine’s database
To undertake any other duties in line with the job role.
Ability to travel across the designated areas
Flexible working hours, this may include some weekends
Ability to work from home (a quiet area where confidentiality could be assured when communicating with or about members)
Motivated and able to work on your own initiative working from home, and as part of a team.
Full Enhanced DBS checks and referencing will be completed
Experience and qualifications – essential
NHS Band 6 level registered nurse with at least 5 years' experience
Significant experience of working with disabled children and/ or adults, preferably both
Experience of leading a team and supervising staff
Knowledge of the health system (it is desirable to also have knowledge of the social care system)
Knowledge, skills and abilities – essential
Knowledge of spina bifida, hydrocephalus and related conditions and of the issues and challenges faced by people living with these conditions
Ability to develop practical solutions for dealing with members’ complex health issues
Ability to understand and analyse complex research/medical information
Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
IT literate with a good knowledge of computer systems and programmes (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and a working knowledge of virtual delivery mediums such as Zoom, Teams
A non-judgemental and inclusive approach
Shine is a Disability Confident employer and will offer guaranteed interviews if a disabled applicant meets the minimum criteria for the job.
To apply please submit your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role criteria.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 14th February 2022 (but we reserve the right to interview early so encourage you to apply as soon as possible)
Interviews (by Zoom): Monday 21st February 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Deputy Head of Programmes
Up to £40k
Charity People is honoured to be working with a social welfare charity in their search for a Deputy Head of Programmes to join their rapidly growing team. The charity is passionate about ensuring that everyone, irrespective of their race, ethnicity, or background, has the opportunity to create their own desired path in life.
Their high impact programmes work with disadvantaged young people and copmmunities, providing tangible opportunities and support that enables them to thrive, whilst driving systemic change in organisations and society. Their programmes span over three main areas which the role will cater to with building careers, enriching society and supporting communities. The charity has recently doubled the size of their team to increase their capacity to engage with the community and provide an enhanced experience for their growing pool of beneficiaries.
About the role
As Deputy Head of Programmes, you will be motivated by developing communities, building rewarding careers and enriching society by driving systemic change in organisations as a whole. You will take pride in the 6 organisation strategic themes which shape who the organisation is, and how they serve local communities and youths. You will act as ambassador communicating the charity's mission, values and aims to wider external and internal stakeholders.
- You will lead and deliver the full portfolio of creative programmes and manage budgeting to ensure success. In addition to maintaining the strategic development and sustainability of programmes.
- You will line manage the full programmes team, influence motivation and development for all by ensuring objectives and full impact is met.
- Manage all contracts in line with grant agreements, ensuring all are fully compliant with grant/funder requirements.
- You will also manage reporting; raising anything of concern and maintaining high standards to influence future funders.
- You will manage bids to secure funding for programmes from a mixed portfolio of income generation. You will be working on different types of funding sources, including grants, statutory funding, corporate sponsorship, and individual donations.
- You will demonstrate relationship management through internal and external systems. You will communicate vital information to the Chief Executive, Board of Trustees, funders, and other bodies as you network.
We're looking for someone who understands the importance of relationship management, particularly with underrepresented groups in employability, community, and wider societal settings. You will be confident with financial management; demonstrating experience of programme delivery preferably in the voluntary sector, including youth and/or community-led programmes. You will be dedicated to successfully contributing to the charity income generation strategies, trusts and foundations.
How to apply:
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.
If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV & Supporting Statement in Word format, to Kate Headford
Closing date: Monday 7th February 2022
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.
Can you make a difference by supporting people experiencing trauma of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence?
Splitz Support Service is an independent charity and leading provider of domestic abuse and sexual violence support services in southwest England. Our aim is to end domestic abuse and sexual violence in partnership with individuals, communities, and other agencies by:
- helping people identify, come to terms with and overcome their difficulties and challenges.
- providing high quality support services.
- generating solutions that are appropriate to the needs of the individuals and their communities.
Splitz Support Service - Vacancies
Deputy Manager, Independent Domestic Violence Advisor, Trowbridge. 37 hrs pw £32,000 pa
- Full accredited training package - nationally recognised training.
- 25 days annual leave per annum plus public holidays (pro rata for part time).
- Pension Scheme
- Hybrid Working
- Clinical supervision provision.
We welcome applications from dedicated, passionate individuals, who are motivated to help change lives for the better. Whilst we love experience, we also value transferable skills and welcome applications from anyone wanting to train in this specialist field. Part time application requests will be considered.
For further information – job description, person specification and application form, please go to our website. Splitz Support Service - Vacancies
Closing Date: 0900 hrs 31 January 2022
Oxfordshire South and Vale Citizens Advice (OSAV CA)
Role: Deputy Director Finance & Administration
OSAV CA is a registered independent charity, we advise 9,000 people a year from 4 our Advice Centres, Abingdon, Didcot, Thame and Henley. Advice is provided by 120 volunteer advisers who are supported by 14 FTE staff. At present, our advice centres are partially open and most staff and advisers work from home.
You will be responsible for all aspects of our financial management including the budget, management accounts and financial statements, payroll processing and financial controls. You will also be responsible for our administrative systems.
We welcome applicants with a professional finance background, a relevant financial qualification, at least part qualified and with proven financial management and administrative experience.
We expect you to be fully committed to the aims and principles of Citizens Advice.
Precise working arrangements are open to negotiation.
Citizens Advice values diversity promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds from all sections of the community.
Closing date: Midday on 31st January 2022
Interview dates: 10th & 11th February 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Founded in 2009, IHRB is the leading international think tank on business and human rights. IHRB’s mission is to shape policy, advance practice, and strengthen accountability in order to make respect for human rights part of everyday business.
The IHRB Deputy CEO plays a key role in shaping the direction and leadership of the organisation, collaborating closely with the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operating Officer and other team members. This position contributes to the strategic development of IHRB and its subsidiaries (currently IHRB Trading Ltd and Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business Ltd), and associated entities (currently CREER, IHRB USA and IHRB Nordic).
The Deputy CEO also provides oversight of monitoring and evaluation of programmes, contributes to good governance procedures, and manages certain day-to-day aspects of the organisation. The Deputy CEO will deliver on IHRB’s vision, mission and goals, motivating and supporting colleagues to do the same.
The Deputy CEO will also play a key role in representing IHRB externally, speaking on platforms, building strong relationships with funders and strategic partners, and deputising for the CEO when required. This will involve participation in some meetings outside of normal working hours to accommodate multiple time-zones. IHRB has always worked remotely (pre-pandemic) with a geographically dispersed team, and welcome applications regardless of location; candidates must however have easy access to international travel and be willing and able to represent IHRB in person across multiple continents when required.
For full details and to download an application pack please visit the IHRB website. Deadline for applications 9am GMT, 7th February 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Do you have demonstrable experience of supporting, including through line management, a staff team working with vulnerable individuals in a homelessness, social care or similar setting?
Would you like to be a key part of a management team, dedicated to providing a high-quality service to residents across multiple sites?
Can you be proactive, enthusiastic, and committed to One YMCA’s growing work supporting clients with varying and complex needs?
Based across Bishop's Stortford, Borehamwood, Stevenage and Hoddesdon.
In 2020/21, One YMCA provided over 185,030 nights of safe and secure accommodation to those most in need. Providing considerably more than just accommodation, our highly experienced support and complex-needs team deliver over 23,000 housing related support sessions each year through which our housing team were able to support a total of 992 vulnerable individuals to escape homelessness and rough sleeping with 463 of our residents being helped to move-on positively into their own long term settled accommodation.
Benefits: As well as fulfilling work and lots of support from your manager, we offer a health cash plan, 24/7 GP adviceline, an employee assistance programme, pension and life cover.
About the role:
One YMCA is entering a period of rapid expansion and growth, with aspirations to both diversify and strengthen our housing provision. Working with and supported by local partners, whilst accessing a range of funding streams, by 2025 we aim to successfully deliver our five-year strategy, Mission 25, to reduce or end homelessness and rough sleeping across the three counties. This is an exciting time to be joining One YMCA as we embark on an ambitious plan to grow our housing service and double the impact we have across all our accommodation sites.
Whilst part of a rapidly expanding staff team, currently with over 100 employees, this is a new role as part of the management team overseeing multiple accommodation projects.
As Deputy Supported Housing Manager, you will work closely with the Supported Housing Manager to support geographically dispersed staff teams to deliver high quality services at different stages of our Dynamic Pathway to Independence.
As a Deputy, you will role model person-centred support and guide the team to work to the best of their ability. You will work across sites and be flexible to the needs of the services in your area.
The key elements of the post are to:
- Work closely with the team, and those you line manage, to deliver a high-quality service and meet key service targets
- Work with colleagues to promote a safe environment for all, managing sometimes challenging behaviour and ensuring staff are aware of and implementing One YMCA’s policies and procedures, including around Health & Safety and Safeguarding
- Use your leadership skills to promote a culture of continuous improvement across all areas including support plans, risk assessments and supporting residents using the Outcomes Star methodology
We are looking for substantial and proven experience across the above responsibilities, as well as those in our full job description (attached).
Location and travel:
This role requires regular travel between One YMCA sites in Bishop's Stortford, Borehamwood, Stevenage and Hoddesdon. You may be based at any site but will work between sites as required.
Daily access to a car (insured for business use) is essential for use in the course of your employment. One YMCA will reimburse you for mileage incurred in the course of work duties.
This is a 37.5hr per week, Monday-Friday role, with occasional shift working where required based on service need and to provide guidance/1:1 supervision to staff.
Some evening or weekend hours will be required from time to time.
If you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience to maximise positive outcomes for our residents by fostering a culture of excellent customer service, genuine care and team spirit, then we would welcome your application.
An Enhanced Disclosure DBS check is required for this role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The College Centre for Quality Improvement, (CCQI) is a multi-disciplinary team of quality improvement workers who evaluate, audit and research mental health services. We are expanding the work that we carry out and are now seeking dynamic and proactive people for the following roles:
Deputy Programme Manager across Perinatal Quality Network (PQN) and Quality Network for Eating Disorders (QED)
- Deputy Programme Manager across Quality Network for Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (QN-PICU) and Quality Network for Prison Mental Health Services (QNPMHS)
Candidates are advised to state the Deputy Programme Manager role(s) of their choice in their cover letter.
The successful candidates will have experience of project management, having worked in quality improvement, audit and/or research previously. Excellent organisational, report writing, interpersonal and communication skills are required, as well as excellent attention to detail. Responsibilities include: overseeing project plans; supervising staff; designing data collection tools; collecting and analysing data; writing reports; organising events.
The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service check.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional membership body for psychiatrists and promotes excellent care for people with mental illness. It has 19,000 members and engages with the government and the media as the leading voice of the UK’s mental health services. The College is a values-based organisation and, in 2019, was named Charity of the Year in the European Diversity Awards.
The College values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.
We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.
We will consider putting into place appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.
We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment, the College offers an attractive salary and benefits.
For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit our website.
We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
Closing date: Wednesday 26 January 2022 at 10am
Interview date: Thursday 10 February 2022 - via Microsoft Teams
The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636
No agencies or publications please.