Family Practitioner Jobs in Belfast
Would you like to join our small, dedicated, international team to make a difference to the lives of seafarers and their families worldwide?
ISWAN has recently created this new role, which will be pivotal to achieving a quality service to seafarers.
As ISWAN’s Clinical Supervisor, you will be responsible for the provision of clinical supervision and support to our helpline operators and counsellors. You will lead on the development and implementation of our clinical governance framework and ensure the provision of a high quality and safe service.
We have no preconceptions about where the successful applicant will come from but you will bring experience of working with a range of complex mental health issues, knowledge of clinical governance, safeguarding, confidentiality and risk management. You will need to be capable of working effectively within a complex international context and have sound experience of supervising others. This is a part-time role (14 hours per week) but we are keen to find the right person and therefore happy to discuss flexible working patterns. We are flexible about where the role is based but you will be working with staff across the UK, India and the Philippines so you will need to be a great team player.
Salary circa £35k pro rata
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Amna means safe in Arabic - representing the core of our work - supporting communities and frontline workers to bring non-clinical mental health support to every person affected by war, conflict and displacement. At Amna, our core values of respect, understanding, curiosity and connection guide everything we do. Our mission is to build community capacity for healing. Our vision is a world where refugees can determine their future unbounded by the impacts of conflict and displacement.
We partner with local organisations and institutions working with displaced communities to set up psychosocial healing services in which individuals and groups can discover and connect to practices that promote their healing and wellbeing. We invest in and train people within these organisations to provide this support, and we help partners build psychosocial interventions in collaboration with refugee communities – all with a values-based, trauma-sensitive and identity-informed approach.
Our partnerships are not limited. We connect partners through our global healing network of peer organisations to exchange learnings and enhance their practices as the network strives to support forcibly displaced communities around the world.
The role-holder will have experience working according to ethical and good practice safeguarding principles. They will be expected to adhere to and promote Amna’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Safeguarding Policies as they will be involved and responsible for programmes working with children and vulnerable groups in different settings.
How Will You Make a Difference?
Amna is seeking two full-time new facilitators to join Amna’s team of trainers, one (1) with Early Childhood Development background (ECD) and one (1) with therapeutic/clinical background. As a Trainer & Facilitator your responsibilities will involve delivering training sessions and group facilitation to support and create learning spaces for training participants on themes centred around trauma and identity informed psychosocial healing care with displaced communities.
Amna’s identity and trauma informed approach is centred around community healing practices with communities that aim to restore participants sense of safety, belonging, agency and joy. Amna services are co-created with the communities being worked with and we prioritise refguee participation and leadership in service design and delivery wherever possible.
The role holders need to have experience working with communities affected by adversity, including displacement, war and conflict, poverty, abuse or marginalisation. Given the nature of Amna’s work in emergency settings with displaced communities, applicants need to be comfortable working in environments where there is uncertainty, change and exposure to distress.
Specifically, successful candidates will have a strong experience in at least one of the following areas:
- Work with children and families;
- Therapeutic experience;
- Community work experience;
Amna will train role holders in Amna’s training and facilitation approach.
- To deliver high quality, interactive trainings in person and online.
- To develop Amna’s training materials including engaging content, structure, visuals and activities.
- To provide ongoing support to Amna’s training participants from a range of countries on how to set up safe, community healing spaces with displaced communities.
- To facilitate learning and support groups for Amna training participants.
- To coordinate the preparation and delivery of in person and online trainings.
- Outside of Amna’s trainings, to maintain engagement with Amna’s training participants to share and exchange learning.
- Travel to various countries to visit, train and observe partner organisations.
- To work in collaboration with all departments within Amna to achieve Amna’s objectives.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Experience working with communities affected by adversity.
- Experience working in a therapeutically informed way, e.g. working with sensitivity to the needs and experiences of the communities worked with.
- Comfortable working in English – spoken and written.
- Confident computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint.
- Able and willing to travel for work (if you have travel restrictions to some countries, please notify us in your application).
Early Childhood Development role (1):
- Minimum two years of experience working with vulnerable children and their caregivers in psychosocial support or education settings.
Therapeutic Trainer role (1):
- Minimum two years of experience working therapeutically with communities affected by adversities.
- Minimum two years of experience delivering therapeutically informed community programmes using creative tools.
- Life or work experience with refugee or/and displaced communities.
- Written and spoken in Arabic, Farsi, French, Spanish or any other widely spoken language.
- Education or experience in social studies such as community work, social work, intercultural education, or creative healing practices.
- Therapeutic training (minimum 2 years training).
- Work experience coordinating / project management role.
- Experience in designing and delivering experiential training.
- Experience in delivering trainings to groups with mixed genders, languages, cultures, ethnicities, religions, (dis)abilities.
- Amna offers Wellbeing Support Fund for its employees and are eligible to apply after the end of the probation period.
- Amna offers reflective supervision to all employees.
Associate trainer/therapist team
If you are unable to commit to a full-time role but are still interested in contributing to our mission, Amna has an associate trainer/therapist team responsible for delivering trainings and facilitating therapeutic wellbeing groups for frontline teams. As an associate trainer/therapist you will play a pivotal role in our organisation. To express interest in this role, please submit your CV and motivation letter, specifying “Associate Trainer” in your application.
At this time, we are prioritising hiring associate trainers who meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Native Arabic or Farsi speakers
- Have a creative therapeutic training background, such as Art/Movement/Music therapist.
Work Location and Environment
This role is a remote job opportunity, and open to applicants in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Amna offers a hybrid working environment to its employees allowing for a blend of remote and in-person work.
Please note that the nature of working environment and hybrid schedule may be adjusted as per the organisation’s evolving needs.
Remuneration: 32,625 – 36,250 GBP per annum.
We recognise that cost of living and market conditions vary in different contexts, as such the final compensation package will be tailored to reflect the specific location and skill set of the successful candidate.
At Amna, we are committed to attracting and retaining top talent by offering competitive compensation and benefit packages. We believe in rewarding talent and expertise at a level that corresponds with the local market conditions, ensuring that all our team members are fairly compensated for their skills and contributions.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Amna is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and talents.
As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disabilities status.
Applications are strongly encouraged from people with personal or family lived experience as refugees and displacement.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
DEBRA is seeking members for its Charitable Purposes Committee to inform to inform and develop the Charity’s evolving care and research strategy. Our Charitable Purposes Committee advises our Board of Trustees and is responsible for ensuring that the Charity’s resources are used effectively to support our provision of lifelong care and support for sufferers of the genetic skin disorder Epidermolysis Bullosa, and to support our investments in cutting edge research to find a cure for this debilitating condition.
Key responsibilities of the Charitable Purposes Committee are to:
- Review DEBRA UK’s Research & Care Strategy as it relates to research, health and community support and social policy on an ongoing basis.
- Receive and review reports from medical and scientific experts on current research activities.
- Determine, taking appropriate advice, the priorities for care and research expenditure each year.
- Oversee collaborative partnerships on care and research.
- Develop membership engagement, support and services.
- Review and develop healthcare initiatives to support member care.
- Receive reports on changes in national policy or practice within health and social care and agree appropriate responses from the Charity.
We provide any training necessary to allow you to fulfil your committee duties. This is an unpaid volunteer role, but any reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed in line with the Charity’s expenses policy.
Meetings of the Charitable Purposes Committee currently take place four times a year, each lasting between 2-2.5 hours. The term of appointment is three years.
About the Organisation
DEBRA was the world’s first EB patient support group, set up in 1978. We have come a long way since then, working internationally through a network of nearly 50 DEBRA groups to share information and best practice. We fund pioneering research, provide specialist healthcare, promote international best practice, and deliver lifelong support to individuals, families, and the entire EB Community.
The charity is committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment and therefore welcomes applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, or disability. The charity aspires to maintain a representative and diverse Board including women, individuals from ethnic and LGBTQIA communities and those living with disability. Applications from these communities would be welcomed.
We’re looking to recruit people from a wide range of experiences and backgrounds. If you believe you have skills developed from your professional life combined with the proactivity, commitment and drive to make a difference and bring a new perspective we would love to hear from you.
We are particularly encouraging applicants who have experience of operating within the NHS, have worked with charities that run a health/support service (including hospices), practising specialty health professionals (e.g. physiotherapists, podiatrists, or dieticians) or applicants with experience as a GP.
Experience of one or more of these fields, Healthcare, Medicine, Health Tech, Nursing, Pharmaceuticals, Research, Social Care, Ability to challenge and to be a critical friend where necessary, Innovative, and collaborative mindset, ‘Can do’ and positive attitude.
How to apply
If you think you can help steer DEBRA as we journey forward, please email [email protected] to express your interest, and answer the following questions:
1. Why do you want to become a DEBRA Committee member?
2. What skills do you believe you can bring to the committee??
3. What experience will you bring to the committee?
You can send this submission as a written statement, a video or aural submission. DEBRA is committed to being an inclusive charity, and we welcome and encourage applications from all sections of the community. The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS check and sign a non-disclosure agreement.
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 per annum + car allowance
Expiry date: 30 Dec 2023 23:59
Are you looking for a meaningful career? Would you like the opportunity to become a dedicated leader for our Day opportunities, helping individuals with learning disabilities live the best life possible?
We are looking for a Senior Day Opportunities Manager to lead our teams delivering the range of activity offerings across Hft Day Opportunities including Love 2 Meet U projects to enable adults with a learning disability to access appropriate outcomes-based community-based services that are Safe and Well Led.
Hft is a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities. We believe in a world where anyone with a learning disability can live within their community with all the choice and support they need to live the best life possible. We are looking for people who are naturally caring and compassionate and align with our values. Having a driving licence for this role is essential to travel extensively across all of Hft and where needed to stay away from home, work weekends and evenings.
- Car Allowance: £320 per month
- Annual Leave: 33 days (including 8 days statutory bank holidays)
- Continuous Training: Access to award winning training and development
- Wagestream: Allows you to flexibly access your pay throughout the month and utilise a range of financial support, through its dedicated app.
- Aviva Digicare + workplace: Access to wellbeing services including health checks, Digital GP and mental health support.
- TELUS health: A 24/service, completely confidential counselling and support platform and helpline that is free for all colleagues to use.
- Discounted mobile ‘phone contracts: As an Hft employee, you’ll be able to take advantage of Vodafone’s Employee Advantage programme, giving you up to 30% off.
- Care Friends: Employee referral app - earn money for referring your friends to work for Hft.
- Free life assurance: 3 x your annual salary
- Family friendly policies: term time only contracts, part time, annualised and compressed hours. Generous return to work bonus following maternity leave.
What will you be doing?
- be coaching, give direction, guidance and support to your teams.
- have operational line management of a dedicated team which includes Day Opportunity Managers (DOMs) and Deputy Day Opportunity Managers (DDOMs). In locations where size and complexity of the Day Opportunity service does not warrant a Manager a Deputy Manager will be in place within the structure and you will be required to have a more hands on role supporting the Deputy with, for example, verification of audits and with the management of people issues such as disciplinaries.
- support with the development of day opportunity policies and quality standards and be accountable for embedding a quality framework, applying strategy and delivering complex projects.
- network and exchange complex or sensitive information with senior leaders and Chief Officers in a way that shapes outcomes.
- help shape the strategic direction of the Care & Support Portfolio by putting agreed strategies into practice. You will be accountable for developing and communicating their strategy and performance plans which will support the successful delivery of day opportunities.
- help resolve the most complex care & support problems and issues. They will be required to be solutions focused and have a proactive approach to complaint resolution; and to analyse and interpret management information and policy, applying this collaboratively to resolve issues.
- be an accountable performance manager leading their team’s performance delivery against all operational KPIs and metrics and will be accountable for all day opportunity service delivery including referrals and growth including their team’s delivery of care & support which promotes dignity, wellbeing and independence and a person-centred culture.
- be build influential relationships with all colleagues and external contacts (such as Commissioners, Trustees, Donors and Partners). The SDOM will be required to network and share best practice and actively contribute to the wider Care & Support national senior management team and to liaise with Hft’s Partnership Forum, Colleague Inclusion Groups and Voices to be Heard Representatives.
You may be required to
- deputise for the Head of Day & Work Opportunities including cover for their annual leave or unplanned absences and may be required to attend senior leadership team meetings such as Hft’s Senior Leaders performance delivery group.
- take on a lead role as agreed with the Head of Day & Work Opportunities.
You will hold a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care or hold a level 3 diploma and be willing to undertake the level 5 apprenticeship qualification within an agreed reasonable timescale of 18 months as part of a development plan.
You will have extensive knowledge of
- legislation and guidance relating to adults with learning disabilities
- CQC regulations (desirable not essential)
- Safeguarding regulations
- Health and safety regulations
- Positive Behavioural Support management and techniques
- contracting, tenders and negotiations
- national benefit frameworks
For more information, please refer to the job description and person spec below.
Location: This is a national role working remotely with extensive travel to services.
Salary: £50,000 + car allowance