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CLI358 - Network Involvement and Engagement Manager
Full time 35 hours a week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary Band: Grade 5, £32,095- £35,993 per annum
For this role, appointments are usually made at £32,095 per annum (dependent on skills and experience)
About the role
Using your extensive skills and experience, this is a career-defining opportunity for you to develop and support thriving networks that will be instrumental in our goal to maintain and connect the RCP’s work with our Patient Carer Network and to build new communities and networks for physicians and trainees.
You will manage the Royal College of Physicians’ Patient Carer Network and the Patient Involvement Unit. You will work across the RCP to promote patient involvement and ensure patients’ perspectives and experiences drive everything we do. You’ll manage and expand our network of over 60 volunteers, promoting diversity and inclusion and identify innovative new ways to engage patients, carers and the public in our work, whether it’s influencing national policy or improving local services.
You will use your extensive facilitation and engagement skills to establish and build networks and communities of practice for two other groups:
- chief registrar alumni (consisting of trainee physicians who have graduated from the RCP flagship leadership development programme)
- quality improvement faculty (consisting of trained healthcare professionals who support education, coaching and delivery of quality improvement in healthcare services across the country).
- You are passionate about improving patient experience, health and healthcare
- You are an excellent communicator with experience in volunteer management working with patient and other public groups
- You can explain the complex, simply
- You find innovative ways to engage people, drawing on your knowledge of approaches to public participation and engagement
- You understand the importance of good volunteer management and are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion
- You love pulling together a clear plan and working with others to make it a reality
- You enjoy working strategically in a fast-paced environment.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is a patient-centred and clinically led membership organisation for physicians, with over 40,000 members worldwide. Our dynamic Patient and Carer Network (PCN) is made up of over 60 patients and carers from across the UK. The RCP works to ensure that physicians are trained to provide high-quality care and promotes evidence-based policies to government to encourage healthy lifestyles and reduce illness. We are keen to ensure that we harness the expertise of our alumni and fellows and members supporting them to participate in the college’s work and to enable them to drive improvement in services and patient outcomes.
By working in partnership with other health organisations, we present a powerful and unified voice to improve health and healthcare.
- 35-hour working week and first class pension scheme
- Flexible working
- generous 29 days annual leave package, plus statutory holidays (full time)
- Computershare childcare vouchers
- corporate membership rate at local gym
- season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme (after probation)
For more information about the role and our benefits, please view the jobs description and person specification.
To apply for this role please submit your CV and supporting statement.
Closing date: 27th January 2022
Interview date: 17th & 24th February 2022. Interviews will be conducted via Teams
The RCP positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
The RCP is all about our people – our members, our staff, our volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. That’s why welcoming and having people who represent the 21st-century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is so important to us.
We are offering an exciting opportunity to deliver our Resident Engagement and Participation Strategy. We are looking for somebody with demonstrable experience of working with groups and individuals to develop their role in decision making, project development, and service improvement, working with residents across all our housing projects to bring the Association’s strategy to life.
We are looking for a motivated, committed self-starter, who can bring excellent knowledge and understanding of best practice, the local, regional, and national landscape; the ability to build networks and partnerships to achieve positive outcomes; and experience of effective promotion and communication techniques including use of social media.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This role is a permanent position at 0.8 FTE (30 hours per week) and based in the North West.
Please note: Your application will be assessed based on your written application answers, not your CV. Please provide as much detail as possible within the word limit.
About the role:
To be a part of a high performing team that builds and maintains partnerships with local authorities (LAs) and children’s trusts nationally, in order to develop and support 600+ Fellows (alumni) annually through our key programmes. This is directly linked to achieving Frontline’s organisational objective of having 4,000 impactful Fellows by 2025, who will create social change for children without a safe or stable home.
A little bit about you:
We are looking for an account management / business development / relationship management professional that will consistently deliver on sales targets for our programmes, and develop and maintain strong relationships with our partners for high satisfaction rates.
We believe that diversity makes for a stronger team and want our organisation to better reflect the communities we serve. Therefore, we are actively seeking applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds for this role. We are also a disability confident employer and welcome applicants with disabilities. Please let us know how we can make the recruitment process more accessible for you by emailing our People team, the email address is on the link to this job advert.
We only accept applications through our non-biased recruitment website, Pinpoint.
Would you like to play a key role in enabling a new generation of Medical Doctors to be trained in Cheshire, no matter what their background? Do you have experience of writing compelling funding proposals and applications to Grant-Making Trusts and Foundations? If so, the role of Development Manager could be for you.
We are at a key moment at the University of Chester, having gained approval from the General Medical Council to deliver the first qualifying course of study for Medicine in the county. We want to provide scholarships so that background is no barrier to joining the Medical profession, training in Chester, and this role will play a key role in achieving this.
This is a full-time, fixed-term contract (0.8fte considered) until September 2023, when our first scholars will be joining us. The successful candidate will be responsible for cultivating and nurturing the relationships with Trusts & Foundations and associated supporters, bidding for significant financial donations and grants to the University of Chester. The position is available immediately, and joins the team at an exciting time. There is scope for the role to become permanent after this initial campaign.
The focus will be on new relationships with Trusts and Foundations leading to financial support, and we are looking for someone who can be proactive about seeking out and forging this, collaborating closely with members of academic faculty and the Senior Executive Team, who are fully onboard to support this initiative.
You will be educated to Degree standard or equivalent level qualification and you will have a proven track record of fundraising, with a wide understanding of philanthropy, and why people and organisations give. The successful candidate will be a results driven, strategic thinker with the ability to build and nurture transformative internal and external relationships. You will be an exceptional written and verbal communicator and passionate about your work, and the difference higher education can make in our communities and society.
The post is normally based in Chester, however the Directorate is currently working remotely, and homeworking either fully or partially is available.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Helena Astbury, Head of Development and Alumni Relations on +44 (0)1244 511005.
We encourage applications from a diverse range of applicants.
Candidates may download further details from our website.
Closing date: 15th February 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Conservation and Volunteering Officer
Our Dee Estuary / Caru Aber Dyfrdwy
Salary: £23 - £27,000 pa (depending on experience) plus pension.
Package: Full time, fixed term contract for period of 36 months.
This rewarding new role, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, will lead the successful delivery of conservation and volunteering activities to target audiences across the Dee Estuary working with partners, local communities and volunteers.
Our Dee Estuary is a Tidal Dee Catchment Partnership project led by Cheshire Wildlife Trust. The project aims to connect the coastal communities of the Dee Estuary (Wirral, Cheshire West and Chester, Flintshire and Denbighshire) with their natural heritage to create a new community of stewardship to effectively conserve and safeguard it. It is a cross-border project working on both the English and Welsh shores of the Dee Estuary and aims to catalyse an estuary-wide approach to governance, communications and engagement.
As a team player and someone with coastal wildlife knowledge and strong people skills you will develop productive partnerships with organisations, groups and volunteers around the Dee Estuary to facilitate action and engagement for wildlife. This involves the delivery of citizen science and practical conservation action as well as training courses and volunteer development and support. To succeed in this role you will need to be organised as well as work flexibly and independently.
This is a full time role. Your contracted working base will be our Head Quarters at Bickley Hall Farm, however you will be frequently traveling along the Welsh and English coasts of the Dee Estuary and using office space based at Holly Bank House, Thornton-le-Moors, Chester.
Closing date for the receipt of applicants is midnight on Tuesday 1st February 2022.
Interviews Monday 14th February 2022.
To Apply and For More Information:
If you would like to find out more about this position, please click the 'Apply' button.
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No agencies please.
Our mission is to get children in school, ready to learn – whatever it takes. Using early intervention and partnering with schools, local authorities and communities, our practitioners work one-to-one with vulnerable families. They look past the classroom, tackling issues like poverty and mental ill-health, providing bespoke support to overcome barriers to learning.
School Home Support Practitioner
Hours: Full-Time, however we could consider part-time for the right candidate and so the salary would be pro-rata
Contract: 7 months fixed term
Location: To be based across schools across South Sefton and North Liverpool
Salary: Starting from £22,438 per annum
We currently have 11 exciting opportunities to join School-Home Support’s expansion into our newest area Merseyside. Initially, these roles are for a 7-month fixed term contract with the possibility of a further extension, funding permitted.
The post-holders will work closely with the Local Authority and Schools to deliver targeted casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children, young people, and families.
The role’s main focus will be on improving school attendance and engagement in learning. This is to be achieved by building a bridge between school and home, including regular home visits and other forms of outreach work. The Intensive Support Practitioner will work with the whole family to tackle issues that are causing poor school attendance and exclusions.
Successful candidates will have good experience working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child’s capacity to learn, strong abilities to engage challenging children and their families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families.
‘This is a key role in our organisation, and we need the right candidates to be with us for the full duration of the fixed-term contract, therefore we are also offering a £2000 retention bonus (subject to tax and national insurance) which would be paid in the final salary upon completion of the full contract term.
Receipt of the retention bonus will be subject to terms and conditions which will be detailed at the offer stage’
Interview date: To be confirmed
To Apply and for more information:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website.
We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible, as we may close this advert at any time, and earlier should we receive sufficient applications.
School-Home Support takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.
No agencies please.
Business Development Officer
Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of people? Do you want to work for an organisation that provides affordable housing across the UK as well as caring for the elderly and supporting those who face homelessness?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Officer to join the team in winning new business through competitive tendering.
Position: Business Development Officer
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £33,663 - £34,758
Benefits: Opt-in to the auto-enrolment pension scheme or enhanced rate scheme, 25 days’ holiday per year (plus bank holidays), 10% salary increase after 12 months' service, dependent on work performance, family friendly benefits providing enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption, Riverside Rewards scheme and app.
Closing Date: 31 January 2022
Business Development Officers play a critical role in retaining existing Care & Support services and winning new business through competitive tendering, direct negotiations with commissioners and the development of proposals.
You will support the Operations Team regionally and nationally working across multiple service areas including homelessness, care and services for young people and families.
You will project manage the end-to-end bid process from opportunity scoping through to submission and then handover of successful bids. You will lead bid teams and co-ordinate inputs from internal teams and specialists as required adopting a project management approach to ensure the timely production of high-quality bids.
The difference you’ll make
Working for one of the country’s largest providers of support and accommodation for people affected by homelessness reaching over 12,000 people through services every year, you will play a vital role in retaining, developing and growing our service provision, positively impacting individuals, families and communities up and down the country.
You’ll be driven by a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of people affected by homelessness and those with other care and support needs. You’ll have a good understanding of the kind of services that are delivered and how they are funded - perhaps through a previous business development or operational role within a relevant sector.
Whatever route you’ve taken to this point, you’ll have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across an organisation to deliver projects and be able to use your skills and experience to develop high quality bids and proposals. You’ll be organised, able to manage multiple work streams at once and, with the right support, capable of meeting deadlines and delivering results.
You’ll have excellent communication skills, in the particular an ability to clearly articulate complex ideas orally and in writing. You’ll enjoy the challenge of persuading commissioners and funders to invest in the organisation whilst understanding how important it is that services deliver good value and provide high quality support.
You will receive investment in your learning and growth as a business development professional whatever stage you’re at in your career and you’ll be the kind of person that takes every opportunity to improve their skills, develop their understanding and try new things.
Enjoy the rewards
The organisation recognises the positive difference people make by delivering great services to customers, and to each other and in return and are committed to investing in people.
The benefits cover everything from core benefits such as agile working, holiday leave and personal development opportunities through to the Cycle to Work scheme supporting the sustainability agenda and pension scheme to help you save for the future. In addition, there is lifestyle benefits which enable you to take time off for volunteering, obtain free eye tests or to get valuable discounts on your shopping, treats and nights out through the partnership with Reward Gateway.
The organisation wants the workforce to reflect the diversity of the communities where it serves customers and is committed to being a truly inclusive employer, a place where people thrive, and your voice is always heard. The three staff diversity networks play a big part in this helping the organisation to be named as a Stonewall Top 100 Employer for the last seven years, be awarded Disability Confident Employer status and developing a BAME Talent Strategy.
Does this sound like a challenge you’d like to take on? Then submit your application and let’s talk about how you can help transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.
You may also have experience in areas such as Corporate Partnerships Manage, Corporate Partnerships Officer, Partnerships Officer, Community Partnerships, Community Partnerships Officer, Engagement and Partnerships Officer, Business Development, Business Development Executive, Account Manager, Business Development Lead, Senior Business Development Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Development Officer, Development Manager, Sales Executive, Care and Support, Care and Support Services, Tendering, Bids, Bid Writer, Housing, Homelessness, Bids Assistant, Bid Manager, Bid Officer, Bid and Tender, Fundraising, Income Generation, Operations Assistant, Operations Officer.
PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.
Savera UK is a leading national charity (no.1145564) tackling culturally-specific abuse in the UK, including forced marriage and female genital mutilation. We advocate for those who need a voice and offer a completely confidential and non-judgemental service.
As an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010, the post holder must be female under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Part 7 to meet the needs of the majority of our service users.
The post holder’s overall responsibilities will be to coordinate and manage all aspects of the volunteers and community outreach, including: supervision; recruitment of volunteers and community champions; engaging with communities to raise awareness of Savera UK, ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) and harmful practices; and working together and supporting the Savera UK team and management.
Volunteering and Outreach:
• To identify needs, priorities and timescales for recruitment of volunteers;
• To develop a volunteer advertising and recruitment plan tailored to the needs of the locality, including succession planning, to ensure a sustainable approach to volunteering;
• To organise recruitment events and activities as required;
• To ensure that induction, support, learning and development opportunities are tailored to needs;
• Liaising with appropriate services and communities to promote the work of Savera UK and to develop partnerships;
• To work and engage with communities and group to address HBA and harmful practices;
• To identify and recruit volunteers and community champions to become part of and support Savera UK to deliver its vision and mission;
• To develop and create new ways of volunteering, including using a digital approach;
• To facilitate and take part in local activities and events to promote the work of Savera UK;
• To support the development of Savera UK’s volunteering strategy and the policy and volunteer framework;
• To review and develop Savera UK’s volunteer training, including volunteer induction programs and training accreditation;
• To develop collaborative local and regional partnerships;
• To review and develop appropriate volunteering roles to respond to Savera UK’s needs and service gaps;
• To review and develop Savera UK’s local, national and international Student Internship Programme;
• To identify and develop key relationships with local volunteer agencies in order to identify opportunities for mutual support and development.
• To manage and coordinate all aspects of the Volunteer and Community Outreach Project;
• To provide and manage recruitment, induction, supervision and appraisals of all volunteers and those on student placements who you have responsibility for;
• To ensure all existing policies and procedures for volunteers and outreach are up to date and implemented;
• To report to and keep the CEO fully updated on Savera UK’s volunteering and community outreach activities and programmes on a weekly/regular basis;
• To manage all training and development requests for volunteers and students who you have responsibility for;
• To liaise with all our existing partners/professionals to ensure service delivery;
• To strengthen our existing relationships and build new partnerships with links to local priorities where possible and appropriate;
• To monitor and ensure up to date record keeping for all volunteers;
• To manage your own day to day administration and communications.
Organisational and Development:
• To provide evaluation/monitoring and report to the CEO and Board when required;
• To evaluate and develop the Volunteer and Community Outreach Project, in line with Savera UK’s vision;
• To contribute to and support the delivery of the short/long term Savera UK strategic business plan and communication strategy;
• To uphold the values of Savera UK, and all aspects of its confidentiality and data protection policies at all times, for clients and the business of the organisation;
• To maintain and advance the public profile of the organisation across all levels;
• To work closely with the wider team of Savera UK and to participate and contribute to all levels of communication and engagement;
• To ensure that all materials and communications used are accurate and always represent and reflect Savera UK branding;
• To support the development and delivery of training and awareness raising and to undertake presentations, as required by the CEO;
• To attend relevant meetings and partnership groups;
• To present at Board meetings when required;
• To support with funding bids as required;
• To support in providing monitoring and evaluation reports to external funders.
Health and Safety:
• To be familiar with relevant policies concerning health and safety at work, safeguarding and relevant health-related policies;
• To act as the main point of contact for the Volunteer and Community Outreach Project, regarding external/partner issues, and to share information with the CEO;
• To assess and manage all risks related to volunteers, students, and anyone else that you have responsibility for;
• To be the first point of contact for any safeguarding concerns, and report to the appropriate and responsible person, in line with Savera UK’s safeguarding policy.
• To undertake training as identified and approved by the CEO and Board;
• To carry out any other duties commensurate with the role, as required by the CEO and Board. Those with a particular skill/interest coming into Savera UK will have the opportunity, where appropriate, to develop that skill, in line with service requirements.
The details contained in this job description reflect the contents of this job at the date of being prepared. It is however possible that over time the nature of the job will change. At that time the CEO/Savera UK’s Board will expect to revise this job description in consultation with the post holder.
Closing date: 12pm on Friday 28th January 2022. Interviews will take place the following week.
Please visit our website for more information, including a copy of the Person Specification.
To apply, please download and complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities and Monitoring Form on our website and return them to us by 12pm on Friday 28th January 2022.
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
We encourage all women to apply, in particular those from underrepresented groups. Please note that a Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS) will be required for this post. Savera UK is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Registered address: 151 Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2AH
Company Number 7564891 Charity Number 1145564
Please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form in Word format.
Please note that we do not accept CV's.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Community Integrated Care is currently seeking an experienced Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist to work as part of the People Team to enhance the people experience throughout the employee lifecycle.
The successful candidate will support the delivery of the organisations Health and Wellbeing strategy and lead on specific wellbeing initiatives as well as act as the day-to-day organisational lead on all Equality, Diversity and Inclusion matters within Community Integrated Care.
They will guide, support, and lead the organisation in becoming a more inclusive and diverse employer and care provider, reflecting the communities in which we work, and creating a culture in which people feel they truly belong.
They will provide coordination support to the organisations Health and Wellbeing offer, providing colleagues with relevant knowledge or information to proactively support our colleagues to live healthier and happier lives – whilst at work and in their private lives.
Day to Day:
- You will be the first line support for all colleagues, supporting with queries and providing advice around health conditions and wellbeing.
- You will the lead to design, mobilise and coordinate wellbeing programmes, initiatives and future plans, ensuring they are aligned with organisation goals.
- You will deliver a series of workshops around resilience, management and health conditions and wellbeing in the workplace.
- You will support all colleagues to access self-help tools and learning through developing our systems and communication methods.
- You’ll be working closely with the Executive team and Leadership team to reach our organisational EDI goals and encouraging organisational-wide awareness of EDI issues.
- You’ll support the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of Equality related Chater Mark submissions.
- You will support the charity to build, analyse, report, and inform EDI management data and develop and promote future EDI actions.
- You will provide reporting as needed for use by the Executive Team and Board of Trustees.
- You’ll be educated to degree level or equivalent level of knowledge/experience working in a similar role
- Relevant Post Graduate qualification (Desirable)
- You have recent experience working in a role promoting health and wellbeing
- You'll be passionate about making a difference and peoples health and wellbeing
- You have an extensive knowledge of EDI Legislation, policies and practice.
- You'll have experience creating and implementing projects or programmes that engage, educate or support people.
- You'll be competent in utilising a range of digital technologies
- We require a fresh thinker to create resources that promote education, skills and development.
- You enjoy problem solving and implementing a creative, innovative approach in your work.
- You'll be confident in monitoring, evaluating and showcasing your work to internal and external stakeholders.
- You are brilliant at communicating - you find it easy to explain things in a way that is easy for others to understand
- You have the ability to plan, lead, implement and measure high-quality digitally delivered projects
- People might describe you as a little picky because you've got a great eye for detail and accuracy
- You can demonstrate managing difficult situations
- You'll have strong organisational and time management skills.
- You can identify risk and minimise risk effectively.
- You can self-reflect on lessons learnt and apply to others.
- You have a person-centred outlook, actively engage the people we support in your work and draw the best from their talents, needs, views and ideas
Working for Us
What is The Deal for you?
- Flexibility! You can work your full time hours over 4 days and enjoy a long weekend, or work over 5 days to accommodate your other commitments. You need to be available to work from our Widnes Head Office in when required, but otherwise you can work from home or a flex between the two.
- Competitive Salary: £30,000 to £33,000 (dependent upon experience)
- Pension: contributory pension scheme
- Benefits: retail discounts, holiday discounts, cycle to work scheme and travel discounts through our benefits app
- Best Lives Possible: You'll be working for an award winning charity who is passionate about ensuring our colleagues and the people we support lead the best lives possible
- Development: We'll work with you to develop your career or to learn and experience new things. We're passionate about developing our people!
- Support: From our Employee Assistance Programme (available 24/7), financial support options, and wellbeing fund you'll have the support available to lead an easier (financial) life
Community Integrated Care is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Community and Events Fundraiser
About Zoë’s Place
We’re incredibly proud of our hospices. We provide respite and palliative care to children aged 0 – 5 years old with life limiting or life-threatening illnesses, with our team of specialist nurses offering 24-7 care and support.
We’ve created a safe, caring and fun place, where parents know that their child will receive the best care possible – a home away from home.
In order to continue with our specialist work, we need to secure new and sustainable income growth, alongside delivering exceptional supporter care to our existing donors.
Overall aim of the role
Working with the Head of Fundraising, develop a strategy to deliver a new and sustainable Community & Events program in order to meet and exceed individual fundraising targets.
Research, identify and develop opportunities within the community to develop long term supporter engagement and continued income growth.
Key Responsibilities of the post
- Meet and exceed agreed fundraising targets for Community & Events Fundraising at Zoë’s Place Liverpool
- Working with a prospecting income pipeline, ensure accurate and timely financial forecasting, identifying risk to income and mitigating accordingly
- Research, plan, develop, execute and evaluate a portfolio of community and events fundraising activity to include but not exclusive to; groups, third parties and schools
- Research and propose new events activity by producing a business case for investment
- Develop and grow an ongoing portfolio of virtual events
- Updating accurate income and expenditure reports as required
- Work with third parties to ensure they feel valued, engaged and continue to support Zoë’s Place as their charity of choice
- Deliver an outstanding consistent supporter engagement journey experience across community and events fundraising
- Recruit, support and manage volunteers in order to support the Community & Events program
- Maintain effective communication and collaboration with other members of staff in order to maximise fundraising opportunities and ‘cross sell’ community & events fundraising
- Whilst adhering to GDPR understand the functionality of our donorflex database and ensure accurate and timely recording
- Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the Head of Fundraising, Director of Income Generation or Executive Trustee
Experience and skills
- Demonstrable experience of achieving stretching fundraising targets from both Community & Events Fundraising
- Experience of managing a prospecting income pipeline and risk mitigation
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
- Strong negotiation and influencing skills
- Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
- Ability to analyse information making proposals and decisions accordingly
- Have an up to date knowledge and understanding of Charity Law, Institute of Fundraising Guidelines and best practices
- Be conversant with the Fundraising Regulator Codes of Practice
- Must have full driving license
We have an exciting opportunity for a Growth and Development Officer to join our team Home based covering Mersey Weaver Scout District (Widnes, Runcorn, Frodsham and Villages). This is a 12 month fixed term contract until 31st March 2023. We will offer you a competitive salary of £28,751 per annum.
We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.
The Growth and Development Officer Role:
The purpose of the job is to instigate, support, and deliver focused growth projects and plans across the project area, to deliver the project objectives and targets. Working in partnership with District Commissioner, Project Working Group and Funded Project Coordinator to realise agreed sustainable growth targets. To ensure that monitoring and progress reports are provided to the Project Working Group.
Key responsibilities as our Growth and Development Officer:
- Support and work in partnership with District Commissioner, Group Scout Leaders and other volunteers to achieve organisational growth
- Open new provisions in line with the project plan, and using local knowledge, contributing to the ongoing development of the project plan as needed and to ensure that Scouting is accessible to all
- Enable and motivate local Scouting to devise, apply and refresh sustainable growth plans in existing and new provisions. (In line with the Association’s agreed Growth Strategy and using the agreed work bank model)
- Advise and support local Scouting upon the retention and recruitment of adult volunteers
- Advise, support and encourage Scouting to engage with seldom heard communities
- Help develop and deliver training, events and activities, designed to support Scouting and promote local growth and development
- Help identify, create and design new tools and resources to support growth and development
- Liaise with other staff from across headquarters, particularly concerning development and volunteering issues
- Represent Headquarters and its Departments in the Region(s) and Counties
- Any other duties as may reasonably be required.
What we are looking for in our Growth and Development Officer:
- Experience of working with volunteer groups
- Experienced in community engagement and demonstrate an understanding of best practice when recruiting and supporting volunteers
- Understanding of volunteer engagement, with evidence of working with diverse communities
- Be competent in using digital platforms such as Zoom and Teams and be able to organise and facilitate workshops and events to a variety of stakeholders
- Hold a full driving licence and have access to a car for work purposes
- Live in a geographical location to enable effective liaison with volunteers
- Able and willing to work evenings and weekends, with some nights away and travel
- Willing and able to be a Member of the Scout Movement
What we can offer you as our Growth and Development Officer:
- 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service
- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year
- Life Assurance
- Simply Health Scheme
- Generous Pension Schemes
- Free car parking
We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer…
- Up to four personal days paid leave a year
- Maternity/Paternity Leave
- Childcare Vouchers
- Flexible working hours
- Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits
- Study and volunteer leave
Closing date: Sun, 20 February 2022, 23:59
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!
The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.
Strictly no agencies.
The Diocese of Chester is seeking to recruit a committed and collaborative Director of Development (Vision and Strategy) who will play a pivotal role in the new vision and strategy development for the Diocese of Chester.
The successful candidate will have a profound understanding of the mission of a Church of England Diocese and a personal commitment to seeing lives and communities transformed in the love of Christ. They will have a proven ability in working with multiple stakeholders both as part of a team and individually, emotional intelligence, strong listening skills, professional excellence, strategic thinking, and adaptability.
The postholder will be someone who brings a balance of clear awareness of strategy development process with a strongly relational approach and exceptional communication skills to engage and mobilise a diversity of stakeholders.
Salary: £45- to £60,000 plus pension (dependent upon qualifications and experience). This is a fixed term position for one year.
There is an Occupational Requirement that the post-holder is a Christian in accordance with the Equality Act, 2010.
The job description, person specification, background paper and application form can be downloaded from the Diocesan website.
PLEASE NOTE: Applications should be made via the Diocesan website using the diocesan application form.
Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs E A Geddes, Diocesan Director of Human Resources preferably by email
Or by post to Church House, 5500 Daresbury Park, Warrington, WA4 4GE.
Closing date: 12noon on Friday 11th February 2022
Interviews: Friday 25th February 2022
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
Support Workers various hours - £9.50 per hour increasing to £9.90 in April 2022
Lead with your Heart at Making Space
Making Space is an award winning and values based national charity, we always aim high and our vision is to put Wellbeing at the Heart of Health & Social Care. At Making Space our focus is upon building relationships, connecting communities and providing quality care as unique as the people we support.
We have an opportunity available for support workers working days or waking nights to join the team at our Hollymere Extra Care and Hartley Place Extra Care services in Ellemere Port. No travel reqired!
The services support people over the age of 55 with a range of health related conditions and or learning disabilities/mental health conditions including people living with dementia. Each scheme offers 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and some bungalows for both rent and sale. They are vibrant communities offering a range of on- site facilities including a bistro and a range of communal activities.
To join the team at Making Space you don’t need to have previous experience or qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become a skilled support worker. Our main priority for any new colleague is to find people who share similar values and attitudes to our own.
Who we are looking for:
Kind Hearts – generously building empathy and connection to create a sense of belonging
Tailor Making – nurturing unique relationships to make every day count
Dreaming Big – harnessing imagination we generate confidence in ourselves and others to take the first step
Having Courage – committing bravely to working in ways that take us to new places
Being Ready – responding to whatever comes our way by moving forward together
We offer a range of tailor-made rewards including:
Access up to 30% of your wages as you earn
Pension Schemes min 3% employer contribution
Paid sick leave
Death in Service benefit
Lifestyle discounts through Love 2 shop and Health service discounts
Holidays: 28 days inc. bank holidays subject to contract
Double time for Xmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
Buy and sell up to 2 weeks holiday – statutory limits apply
Access to library of learning through e-LFY portal
Free qualifications level 2 to 6 in Health and Social Care, Management, Admin plus others
Continuous professional development for professionally qualified colleagues
Career development opportunities – 1 in 2 senior posts filled through internal promotion
Travel schemes - cycle to work andcar maintenance
Colleague engagement hub and monthly colleague awards
From 1st April 2022 the successful candidates will be legally required to have been fully vaccinated against COVID 19 or provided evidence of exemption on medical grounds.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We Are With You at Sefton Stars is the commissioned provider of substance misuse support for young people aged between 10-18. We also offer the Breaking the Cycle program to parents and families in Sefton.
We offer a range of free and confidential services to young people, professionals and their families.
Some of the services offered to young people include; Brief Interventions, Specialist Treatment (one to one), Group work and delivery in education settings including assemblies and workshops.
The Service has two office bases in Sefton located In Bootle and Southport.
What we’re looking for
You’ll be providing a comprehensive and efficient administrative and data support function to the service in a calm, confident and efficient manner liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.
You will provide administrative support to the team, responsible for answering calls, responding to emails and processing referrals. You will play a key role in supporting the service to build relationships with key external partners.
This job is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at a Standard level.
This is a permanent part time role for 16 hours per week.
Interviews are planned to be held on 21st February 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.