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Families Employment Specialist
Part time (0.6 FTE) with flexible hours
Location: Home Based (flexible)
Fixed term for 18 month initial contract
Are you passionate about supporting people to overcome barriers to secure meaningful employment? Do you have the resilience and drive to solve any problems that arise on this journey? If so, we are keen to hear from you.
It's an exciting time to join The Poppy Factory as we expand and offer services to more people within the military community. This new service commenced delivery in early 2023, and is the result of a funding pilot from the Armed Forces Covenant Trust.
The successful candidate will be working closely with our partners at The Ripple Pond to help the families and carers of veterans with health conditions gain and retain employment. They will also be supported by our existing team, building on the foundation of 100 years of experience and expertise in helping veterans with health conditions.
We are looking for people who place importance in values such as empathy, collaboration and adaptability and are especially interested in applicants who have lived-experience within the military community as a spouse or family member.
We anticipate this role will be primarily home-based with all necessary IT equipment provided, therefore applicants will need an appropriate space to work at home. There will be occasional travel required for national team meetings in Richmond. These currently take place 3 times a year and require an overnight stay. There will also be periodic in-person meetings with colleagues which can take place at a convenient location locally.
We are especially looking for people who meet the following:
- Lived experience of being a family member of serving military or veterans
- Experienced in helping others in need of support. This could be in employment, housing, health, social care. It could also be in a voluntary or personal capacity.
- Able to apply sound judgement and make reasoned decisions based on available information.
- Good at research and investigation, finding information and services that could help someone.
- A confident communicator with a warm and approachable manner.
- Someone who can quickly and successfully build rapport and relationships with colleagues, clients and partners.
- Creative problem solvers who are motivated by a challenge and focus on solutions.
- Strong sense of shared purpose with The Poppy Factory’s mission and values.
We are keen to make this role as accessible as possible to people who need a flexible working pattern and this can be discussed at interview. Hours could include weekends or evenings if this best serves the people we are supporting.
If you are excited to be part of an ambitious and growing service, this could be a fantastic role for you.
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and LGBT+ candidates as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.
The Poppy Factory aims to be an exemplar employer. We provide competitive terms and conditions of employment including:
- A generous company Pension scheme
- Company-paid life assurance
- 35 days' basic holiday entitlement (FTE) including Christmas closure and bank holidays
For the full job description and more information about the role please download the Candidate Pack
How to apply
To apply for this position please click "Apply for this job" to submit your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification. You may address your covering letter to Tom Adam, Head of Service Development.
The closing date for applications will be 1 January 2024.
For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Keiron Coombs.
No agencies please.
The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to equality, valuing diversity and promoting inclusion within our workforce, including the volunteers who give their time to us. We work to maintain an environment where the needs and aspirations of all employees are met, irrespective of characteristics protected under the legislative framework of the Equality Act 2010. We expect everyone to understand and accept their personal responsibility to recognise and value differences and the unique contributions that people make to the way we deliver our work.
As an equal opportunities employer our commitment is to take positive measures to recruit people from underrepresented groups, and we actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for any job applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the role. Please indicate in your covering letter if you wish to be considered under this scheme. We are also happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the application or interview process to accommodate disabled candidates.
We are a family friendly employer and happy to discuss flexible working.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re looking for a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Adviser to join our International Team and support the development and evaluation of international drowning prevention projects and to help build a culture of learning.
Some of the benefits
- Flexible working
- 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro-rata)
- Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
- Life assurance
- Health and dental cash plan
About the role
As a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Adviser, you will be tasked with focus on the following areas:
- Proactively support and coach RNLI teams to develop project logic, define indicators, data collection tools and analytical methods during the design of projects.
- Develop and support critical thinking and learning approaches including reflection and review throughout the project cycle.
- Work with Programme Leads to develop and maintain results frameworks and support their use in project design and monitoring.
- Build the capacity of our international partners in monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
- Review programme monitoring data, working with Project Managers to verify, analyse and challenge as required.
- Work with Programme Leads and Project Managers to identify evaluation requirements and manage the delivery of evaluations ranging from internal reviews to independent external evaluations.
- Support Programme Leads to develop knowledge management processes, to ensure programmes and projects are developed using best available evidence.
To be considered as the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Adviser, you will need:
- Experience of designing, managing and/or delivering evaluations of projects
- Experience of turning evaluation evidence into applicable recommendations/findings
- Experience of working within international development programmes
- Experience of conducting or commissioning evaluations in low-income countries
- Experience facilitating and recording learning outcomes from projects and initiatives
International travel is part of the role, and you must be willing and able to visit countries connected to our work. Some countries may require specific vaccines and visas before entry and therefore it is a requirement of the role to have these when required. In this role we would expect 2 or 3 trips per year to be required of up to a week in duration.
So, if as a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Adviser you can combine an analytical rigour and logic with pragmatism and coaching skills then this could be the opportunity for you to contribute to reducing drowning globally. Please apply via the button shown.
Closing date: 7 January 2024.
Interview dates: 23 & 26 January 2024.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check.
The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment and have a zero-tolerance approach to proven incidents of bullying, abuse, harassment or exploitation. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales, DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland, Access NI, Republic of Ireland, Garda Vetting, International, International Child Protection Certificate process).
Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards Our Vision: To save Every One.
Alopecia UK is a small, yet impactful charity working to improve the lives of people affected by Alopecia. Pivotal to our success is the generous gifts of time, expertise and energy provided by our wonderful volunteers. Their vital contributions are provided across all the charity’s operations helping to deliver our aims of Support, Awareness and Research.
Volunteer Management is varied and highly rewarding work that places value on building relationships, supporting volunteer development, ensuring the needs of the charity and the volunteers are met safely, and creating an environment that empowers people to give, share and receive support where they can and as they need it. With a strong foundation Alopecia UK is ready to take its Volunteer and Support model further and there is huge opportunity to involved in the shaping and delivery of this.
You’ll enjoy a team environment that build around a shared vision and clear strategy, where you’ll be empowered to work autonomously through clear guidance and transparent communication. This role requires the incumbent to work in flexible way, that includes some weekends and evenings, in return the charity offers a very flexible working options across both days and hours worked and whilst occasionally you will be required to travel, this is a remotely based role.
Primary Purpose of the Role:
Responsible for the effective management of our volunteer programme ensuring volunteers have a positive, impactful, and beneficial experience. You'll manage volunteers, advertise and recruit, and onboard new volunteers, liaising with the team on the needs of the charity. You'll also monitor and evaluate volunteer-led programmes. Always seeking ways to develop our community and embedding volunteering across our work.
You will coordinate, sustain, and grow our volunteer model and volunteer base in support of our charitable objectives.
Specific duties include.
- Promote volunteering (internally and externally) through recruitment and publicity strategies and campaigns. Recruit and interview volunteers and ensure they are appropriately matched and trained for a position.
- Oversee, coach, and support our volunteers, especially those leading specific activities for us, for example, our Support Group Leaders.
- Develop our volunteer focus groups into working groups, moving them to action and taking a stewardship role of the initiatives they deliver.
- Lead and transition our online peer support model to be volunteer-led, ensuring meetings are scheduled and a rota of volunteers and staff members is in place to facilitate sessions.
- Embed methods of reviewing and monitoring to ensure we are delivering our objectives and supporting and motivating volunteers. Produce reports for funders and trustees to evidence our work.
- Support team members when they are recruiting specialised or professional volunteers to ensure they are working as effectively as they can within our safe structures and frameworks.
- Manage volunteer-related budgets and resources
- Keep up to date with legislation and policy related to volunteering and make any necessary modifications to accommodate changes
- Support staff and volunteers with pre-volunteering checks including induction. safeguarding training, DBS checks, escalation and reporting which may occur on the volunteer programme.
- Maintain a central record (database) of our volunteers and undertake any other administrative duties.
You will bring:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and oral working with a variety of stakeholders in meetings, at events, face to face and online.
- Experience of volunteer recruitment, training, and supervision.
- Experience of working in a people-facing role.
- Proven ability to take initiative and responsibility to get things done, individually and as part of a team.
- Ability to plan and manage several simultaneous activities and deal with conflicting priorities to meet targets and changing deadlines.
- Being able to remain calm under pressure and manage in a positive and solution‐focused manner.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, and Excel
- Willingness to travel with an overnight stay. Candidates should have a Full UK Driving Licence, and use of a car.
- Flexibility about hours of work as this role requires evening and weekend work.
- A conscientious approach to work.
- 0.6 FTE 22.5 hours per week. Permanent position. Candidates must have evidence of their right to work in the UK. (We are open to discussions with candidates who want slightly different hours).
- Home-based, potential for a hybrid agreement for those who prefer to commute to our office in Shipley, West Yorkshire. This role will include evening and weekend work, some national travel, as well as travel to the North of England for team meetings.
- £18,300 for 22.5 hours, pro-rated from full-time salary of £30,500.
- Full-time team member entitlement is 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, pro-rata for part-time employees.
- A NEST pension scheme.
- Contribution towards personal development per year (budget allowing) in addition to any training needs identified to fulfil role responsibilities.
- Budgeted wellbeing support.
- Opportunity to work alongside a brilliant and passionate team who make a real difference for people living with alopecia.
- Training and support to develop your knowledge of alopecia and any our systems.
- This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services check.
See the attached recruitment pack for more details.
Please respond to the questions about our eligibility to work in the UK, and please write a supporting statement alongside your CV. We recommend reading the recruitment pack. You can apply via Charity Jobs or via email, using the instructions in the recruitment pack.
Closing Date: 5th January 2024, we reserve the right to close this recruitment process early should we receive a high volume of applications.
Interview dates: Likely to be week commencing 11th January 2024, with an ideal starting date as soon as possible.
We may make use of informal telephone interviews to help us with shortlisting for face-to-face interviews.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
You will be responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective running of our three respite homes providing our wrap-round services:
- Stress busting Residential Respite Breaks, giving young carers the opportunity to make happy memories.
- Three- week SEAL education booster program including a four-day residential stay at Honeypot, to help young carers who struggle to progress in school due to poor confidence and self- belief that they can learn, to find the confidence that they can succeed in education.
- Wellbeing grants, for essential items no child should lack, such as a clean bed, or new school clothes.
- Face to face outreach including memory making days out at the beach, countryside, or fun park for young carers who never get this experience.
- Pastoral Care promoting the welfare of children and ensuring their needs are being met.
- Healthy Eating and Nutrition, for children who receive free school meals during term time but resort to sugary drinks and snacks during school holidays. Honeypot helps children to perfect a healthy signature dish and provides funds for the ingredients.
- Urgent Pastoral Care, for young carers and their families, who are struggling to cope.
As Operations Director you will be an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team with the responsibility of developing and embedding the new 3-year plan and the Charity’s values, ensuring service delivery supports the overall business strategy and plans of Honeypot, whilst meeting budget guidelines.
Please see the JD for full details.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This opportunity is a fixed term contract until December 2024 covering a maternity leave
You will be an experienced and capable Project Manager with a proven track record in planning, managing, and delivering IT projects of varying scale and complexity. You will be responsible for managing assigned projects from inception to post-project closure ensuring the correct governance and management reporting is applied during the whole project lifecycle.
In addition to the expectations of everyone in IT, the following responsibilities are specific to this role:
· Responsible for managing assigned projects from inception to post-project closure.
· Responsible for creating and managing documentation relating to the planning processes of the department, including charts, plans, and other representations and artefacts to be used internally and through engagement processes.
· Responsible for the effective implementation of processes, procedures and guidelines as defined by the organisational Project Management Office (PMO), and close interoperable working with the PMO, in all managed projects.
· Responsible for convening project teams, allocating workloads, and scheduling delivery.
· Responsible for regular and accurate reporting to the IT Leadership Team.
· Responsible for maintaining general awareness of organisational projects that may have an impact or a requirement for IT involvement, and to share relevant information with the engagement team.
· Accountable for the delivery of effective IT projects, with demonstrable successful outcomes achieved.
· Accountable for the provision of post-project/closure documentation, related to lessons learned and similar artefacts.
Contract Type: Full time, 37 hours, Fixed Term Contract, until the end of December 2024
Location: We have a flexible approach to working and work pattern and location will be agreed with the successful candidate. The role can be based at any of our UK offices, these are Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Newcastle and Newtown.
Expectation to travel to Birmingham due to the majority of the team being based there.
Interviews: w/c 15th January 2024
· In-depth knowledge of a range of project management methodologies and approaches, including but not limited to Agile and Prince2.
· The ability to apply lessons learnt and similar post-project activities at the inception of new projects, to ensure the maximum benefit can be gained from previous experiences.
· “Expert” ability to effectively utilise risk and issue management, contributing significantly to the wider departmental and organisational risk processes.
· Experience of user-led design methodologies, Agile software development and project delivery, rapid prototyping, and similar.
· Significant experience of managing projects, including the full software development lifecycle, including external contractors, in dispersed working environments.
· Significant experience of leading a project through an Agile lifecycle from strategic inception through to project completion, and post-implementation change.
· Familiarity with more than one area of IT landscapes and environments.
· Familiarity with a range of project management tools, to plan and communicate progress to differing audiences.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Communities in the UK come in all shapes and sizes. National Lottery funding is for everyone – therefore, we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and we work hard to ensure our funding reaches where it is needed.
We also believe our people should represent the communities, organisations and individuals we work with. That’s why the National Lottery Community Fund is committed to being an inclusive employer and a great place to work. We recognise and celebrate the fact that our people come from diverse backgrounds. We positively welcome applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities or longstanding health conditions, people who are LGBTQ+, and people from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as well as people of all ages.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we take a proactive approach in making reasonable adjustments, if needed, throughout the recruitment process and during employment. (This can be related to a physical and mental health condition.
Title: Retail Manager
Salary: £20,451 per annum
Hours/Contract: Permanent, 35 hours per week
Based: Wallace Buildings Shop
Closing date: 29th December 2023
Interview date: TBC
Our store manager is the most senior member of our team and will work closely with our retail district managers focusing on leading our people, products and culture, whilst driving sales and creating long term relationships with our customers.
You will be accountable for achieving maximum sales within the shop ensuring that direct costs are kept to a minimum. Using best charity retail practice, creative flair, and an ability to lead by example, you will enable the shop team to create an inviting shop which encourages sales and promotes excellent customer service.
Key responsibilities include maximising sales by maintaining high standards of display and layout in the shop and shop windows, ensuring that stock density is maintained, regular rotation of stock is carried out and that maximum realistic prices are obtained on donated items, in accordance with charity guidelines, as well as Bought in Goods.
Gift aid is a vital source of income from donated goods and you should ensure that this is maximised when dealing with customers and donors, ensuring that excellent customer service is provided at all times. You should also ensure that high standards of cleanliness are maintained throughout the shop including the sales floor, stock processing area, offices and communal areas. You and your shop team will support the Area Manager in suggesting and implementing local initiatives to maximise sales and generate stock donations.
You will also support the recruiting, training and management of staff and volunteers leading by example providing regular updates to everyone involved, sharing good practice and promoting charity procedures and guidelines.
If you have a flair for retail and a real passion to work for a charity that really does make a difference to people, day in, day out, we want to hear from you.
What we are looking for:
· Good interpersonal skills and a passion for our brand
· A driven individual, who strives to maximise profit through achieving targets
· Experience in retail management, as well as the coaching and development of staff
· Patience, empathy and the ability to lead the team by example
· A can do attitude, with a good level of English, Mathematics and computing skills
· An emotionally intelligent individual, who is eager to learn and develop in the role
What's in it for you:
· Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
· Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
· Season ticket loan
· Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
· Continuous development
· Industry leading training programmes
· Employee Assistance Programme
· Flexible Working
Please click apply to be taken through to our careers website where you can view the full job description.
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory basic criminal record check.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.
Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.
Could you help to support bullied children and their families? Kidscape is an award-winning national charity looking to develop our work in Wales.
As a senior leader within the organisation, the Director Cymru will work closely with our CEO, Director of Operations and Head of Finance to ensure we continue to develop and deliver our high-quality services, build strategic networks and support the fundraising strategy.
Lead on development and delivery in Wales
Contribute to business growth in Wales
Manage Volunteering in Wales
Coordinate Delivery of Training and Workshops in Wales
Direct evaluation and impact in Wales
What you'll get working at Kidscape:
- We support flexible working
- We work remotely
- We are a family-friendly employer
- We promote staff health, wellbeing and personal development
- We are very friendly and approachable
- You'll be contributing to an incredible cause
What we are looking for:
- Ability to develop and deliver project plans, ensuring objectives and timescales are met.
- Ability to manage and motivate both staff and volunteers
- Strong understanding of the issues and challenges that arise when working with associates and volunteers
- Strong awareness of equality and diversity and ability to translate to effective action
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to network effectively
- Good planning and organisational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities to successful conclusions
- Ability to work on own initiative to find creative solutions to problems
- Experience of programme management; ideally within a child or youth setting
- Experience of developing and delivering systems and processes to support programme delivery
- Relevant, recent and substantial experience of coordinating support, advice and training to the children’s workforce
- Experience evaluating and improving services through impact measurement
- Management of Freelance associates and volunteers with a good working knowledge of HR Processes
- Developing partnerships and managing contracts with external providers
- Experience of promoting charity programmes and building networks either at a national or regional level
- Experience of people management and coaching
- Experience of setting up projects in a target driven environment
- Facilitation, training and public speaking
If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply, please go to our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Contract: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Hours: 37 hours per week (1fte)
Salary: Grade D, salary range £32,359 to £36,698, depending upon experience, plus 8% employer pension contribution
We are looking to hire a Senior Communications Officer to join our Communications and PR team to assist the development and delivery of the regional communications and PR strategy, ensuring Butterfly Conservation’s messages and campaigns are effective across all regions.
Working closely with regional teams and branches, you will have a passion for delivering engaging content with a good understanding of conservation and fundraising communications and PR. Proven exceptional written and oral communication skills are required, along with the ability to develop effective working relationships with both internal and external contacts.
If you are excited about the prospects of working for a leading wildlife charity, please read through the job description and person specification, to see if you have the right skills to join the team.
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 13 December 2023
Interviews will take place on Friday 5 January 2024
We believe our work has never been more important.
Wildlife is in steep decline across the UK and over three-quarters of butterflies and two-thirds of moths are declining. We recognise it needs a great team with a wide variety of skills to tackle the problems facing butterflies, moths, and the environment.
Our staff and volunteers are proud to be part of Butterfly Conservation and are dedicated to making a difference to the environment we live in. We understand the importance of maintaining and expanding our expert and valued team of people and offer a range of roles located all over the UK, from the peat bogs in Scotland to the post room in Dorset.
You may also have experience in the following: Communications Manager, Communications Officer, Digital Officer, Membership Officer, Project Management, Internal Communications, CRM, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Executive, Marketing Officer, Communications Executive, Communications, Marketing Management etc.