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Would you like to work for a charity that puts patients and families first? Our support service offers emotional support, information and guidance to anyone affected in any way by a brain tumour diagnosis.
Brain Tumour Support is seeking 3 Support Professionals to cover the following three areas:
1. Oxford and the surrounding areas, within reasonable travel time of the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
2. Devon and Cornwall, but post holder must be based within reasonable travel time of Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
3. Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and Somerset
Hours, salary and working base:
- Flexible working between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and evening work.
- To Cover the following areas:
- Oxford and surrounding areas – 28 hours (2 year fixed term contract); Salary: £16,871.20 (35hrs= £21,089)
- Devon and Cornwall – 28 hours; Salary: £16871.20 (35hrs= £21,089)
- Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and Somerset – 35 hours or 0.5 WTE job share; Salary: £21,089
- Working from home but within reasonable travelling distance of major hospitals where drop in support clinics may be held and for meeting clinical professionals. Once the COVID situation allows, travel to the Head Office in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire will be required from time to time.
- Providing support to clients via telephone, email, text, social media, zoom one to one sessions, zoom topical sessions and zoom support groups. Travel across the region will occasionally be necessary when face to face support resumes so a full driving licence is required.
- Enthusiastic, self-motivated, well-organised, efficient and resourceful
- Emotionally resilient, empathetic, kind and able to relate positively to people
- Someone who is comfortable talking to individuals experiencing difficult times
- Have the ability to build good working relationships with families, clinical professionals and stakeholders.
You will have experience of supporting someone with a life limiting or life threatening illness; an understanding of the impact of a brain tumour diagnosis; an understanding and experience of general supporting practices coupled with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; experience of working as part of a team and on your own; experience of both group facilitation and offering one to one support. You will be working with vulnerable adults so boundaries and confidentiality are vitally important.
5pm Friday 14th January 2022
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 31st January 2022 via Zoom.
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The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Strategically set in the heart of Oxford, New Road Baptist Church strives to build community, promote peace and advance social justice, based on the imperatives of the Christian gospel.
Our vision is to be a place of dynamic connection, a way-station where pilgrims of all sorts can connect with each other and with God.
Despite the global pandemic we see many opportunities to ‘revive, restore and improve’, for example via a partnership project focusing on long-term solutions to chronic homelessness in Oxford.
To help us fulfil our vision we seek to appoint a full time Operations & Development Manager (initially for a period of two years, then subject to review), focusing on:
- Premises - Overseeing the management and day to day running of the site and cultivating imaginative ways to develop further a social justice hub at the heart of the city
- Events - Working with church members and project partners to develop and implement the social justice initiative; supporting planning and facilitating of other church events.
- Governance - supporting the minister, officers and charity trustees in implementing decisions and fulfilling legal and regulatory obligations
Please read the full job description before completing and submitting the application form. You may also wish to consult the church's website for more information about the church and its activities.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
BMS’ vision is, and has always been, to see people come to faith in Jesus Christ and to experience the abundant life that only he can provide. We want to see lives changed around the world, and we are working in ever more connected ways - internally and externally - to make that happen.
We are looking for a senior financial and operational leader to join us on this journey. As we continually strive to look outwards, you'll be the glue which holds us together. You'll have excellent strategic thinking skills, the ability to provide financial leadership in a complex international context, strong project management skills, and an ability to embrace diversity and cultural differences.
In additional to financial leadership, you'll oversee the day-to-day operations of BMS, and acts as coordinator of the Executive Directors Team. You'll need broad operational and strategic leadership capability, to play your part in helping us create a world where all peoples can thrive.
If you would like an exploratory conversation, please contact Carnelian Search who will be leading the search for the right person to fill this role.
We are working with a Buckinghamshire dog rehoming centre, who are seeking a new Head of Support Services. The centre has been finding suitable and loving homes for dogs in their care since 1963. The new Head of Support Services you will take pride in providing a first-rate service to uphold the mission of the charity, which includes supporting the Head of Rescue and Rehoming and the Dog Carers whilst they focus on the welfare of the dogs.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
- Significant experience of providing exceptional customer service to visitors, volunteers and stakeholders.
- Strong administrator with the ability to think, understand and respond swiftly and appropriately at al times.
- Experience of managing staff including performance management, recruitment and motivating to get the best out of a team
- Good knowledge across digital platforms promoting and supporting positive engagement
- Flexible attitude and willing to work occasional unsociable hours for the welfare of the dogs and fundraising
- Due to the location of the centre candidates must have their own transport and have a clean driving licence as there will be occasions to use the centre’s vehicle.
You will act as an ambassador for the charity and role model for the team in conduct, attitude, and standards. Maintain excellent relationships with the general public and all supporters. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills both written and verbally and be willing to help and cover where needed. Other key elements of the role will be to recruit and run an active volunteer programme as well as bringing new ideas to fundraising activities and make them happen.
This is a role with lots of variety and can be very rewarding. If you feel you have the necessary skills and passion, we would like to hear from you.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Associate Director at Charisma Charity Recruitment, quoting reference JO2970.
Applications should be made via the Charisma Charity Recruitment website and include your CV and supporting statement.
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2022
First Interview date with Charity: TBC
Post Title: Prevention Services Manager – Job Share
Reports to: Head of Operations
Responsible for: Team Lead: CYP Services
Team Lead: Friends in Need Berks and Bucks
Team Lead: Befriending Service
Team Lead: Community Connector service
Coordinator: Older Adults Service
Team Lead: Social Prescribing
Contract Monitoring: Support Time & Recovery service
Salary: £30,000 per annum pro rata (£18,243 actual for 22.5 hrs)
Hours of Work: Part time 22.5 hours per week (3 days to be confirmed)
Location: Aylesbury or High Wycombe, with travel throughout Bucks and surrounding areas
Probationary Period 6 Months
ABOUT BUCKINGHAMSHIRE MIND
Buckinghamshire Mind shares national Mind’s vision: “We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect”. With one in four people experiencing a mental health problem at some point in their lives, people need Mind more than ever. We deliver high quality community-based services across the county of Buckinghamshire and East Berkshire to reach out and ensure everyone with a mental health problem gets access to the help they need.
The services we provide include:
- Wellbeing Activity and Peer Support Groups in the community
- Outreach services to work across communities with partner organisations.
- Older Adults Services
- Children and Young Peoples’ services, including Peer Support in Schools
- Training services
- Counselling – for Adults and Children and Young People
- Employment Support
- Befriending programmes in the community
- Social Prescribing
- Community Connectors
We currently employ over 70 staff based in three different sites (Aylesbury, High Wycombe and Chesham), are supported by more than 500 volunteers we actively encourage service users involvement and voices to shape our services and are tailored to need.
Purpose of the Role
The Prevention Manager will be responsible for the line management of the Team Lead and the Coordinators for the following Buckinghamshire Mind’s services; CYP Services, Friends in Need Berks and Bucks, Befriending Service, Older Adults Services and Social Prescribing. They will also be responsible for the contract monitoring of the STaR service. They will have significant experience of managing and developing staff, project management, ensuring operational quality and promoting equality and diversity.
Excellent organisation skills are essential for this role as it requires being able to manage time effectively to meet deadlines. Prevention Manager will need to be able to work collaboratively with the current team of Operational Leads: The Recovery and Wellbeing Manager, Talking Therapies Manager, Crisis Services Manager and the Head of Operations, as well as being able to work unsupervised.
They will need to be able to communicate effectively with staff at all levels, a wide range of stakeholders, service users and volunteers.
Tasks will vary from week-to-week depending on priorities, but regular tasks will include:
- To work with the Head of Operations to manage day-to-day services: CYP Services, Friends in Need Berks and Bucks, Befriending Services, Community Connector service, Older Adults Service, Social Prescribing Link Workers Community Engagement Officer, across the organisation effectively and in line with organisational values and performance KPI’s.
- To continually drive enhancements to operational effectiveness and maximise outcomes against targets from service delivery.
- To provide effective line management supervision to staff including coaching and performance development.
- To support the Head of Operations to deal with performance management/disciplinary issues confidently and effectively in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.
- To work with the Head of Operations to ensure sound day to day financial management and work within agreed operational budgets, contributing to the annual budgeting cycle.
- To interpret performance and impact data and be responsible for reporting against service targets.
- To support the Head of Operations to mobilise new services in line with agreed project plans.
- To pro-actively develop relationships with external stakeholders in order to improve and develop service provision for people with mental health needs.
- To ensure excellence in the recruitment, training and ongoing support of volunteers including organising the annual volunteer celebration event.
Quality and Compliance
- To attend Health and Safety committee meetings
- To support the Head of Operations to draft and update operational policies when required and ensure a consistent approach throughout the organisation.
- To support the Head of Operations to feed into requests from national Mind for information, e.g., Mind Quality Mark and the quarterly return.
- To be part of the the designated Safeguarding Team; attending regular update meetings.
- Ensure all services have up to date equality impact assessments and lead on effecting any necessary changes towards inclusion and supporting diversity.
- Ensure that personal data linked to service delivery is held in accordance with GDPR legislation.
Service User Involvement
- To ensure high levels of meaningful service user involvement in service provision, responding to the needs of service users locally.
- Ensure bi-annual service users satisfaction surveys are undertaken.
- Coordinate the Service User Involvement activities to ensure their voice is heard and acted upon across the organisation.
- Organise and facilitate monthly OMT Staff meetings and action as appropriate.
- Organise and facilitate monthly Social Prescribing team meetings and action as appropriate.
- Attend CYP, Befriending, FiN, Community Connector, Wellbeing groups, Older Adults’ service team meetings and provide operational updates.
- Represent Buckinghamshire Mind at external meetings as agreed with the Head of Operations.
- Responsibility for Health & Safety and maintenance issues at our Aylesbury site.
- Work closely with HR and Finance Manager to ensure operational issues are co-managed effectively.
- Work closely with the Team Leads to produce quarterly reports for all stakeholders and funders as required.
- Keep the Head of Operations fully informed of matters relating to operational delivery.
- To support the Head of Operations in the delivery of the organisational strategy with the aim of ensuring the sustainability of Buckinghamshire Mind.
- Undertake such duties not included in the job description as are reasonably requested by the Head of Operations.
- This role involves out of hours working and a willingness to work flexibly is required.
The person specification seeks to define a person most likely to be suited to the job of Buckinghamshire Mind Prevention Services Operations Manager. Candidates are required to meet all the essential conditions and requirements listed (E) and the majority of the desired requirements (D). Please refer to these conditions and requirements in your supporting statement that accompanies your CV as they will be used to help select candidates for interview.
- Positively supports the aims and work of Buckinghamshire Mind (E)
Qualifications and experience
- Managing services for vulnerable people in a service delivery organisation. (E)
- Experience of working in the voluntary sector. (D)
- Significant experience of managing staff. (E)
- Experience of motivating, developing and training staff. (E)
- Successful track record in performance management of staff. (D)
- Developing and implementing policy and procedure. (E)
- Working within internal and external quality frameworks and leading improvements in quality. (D)
- Compiling and interpreting performance data and reporting against service targets. (E)
- Successful track record in planning and project management. (D)
- Experience of Bid writing and presentation. (D)
- Supporting people with mental health problems. (E)
- Knowledge of and empathy for the issues facing people with mental health problems. (E)
- Knowledge of the day-to-day application of relevant legislation e.g., Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding, HR Practice and GDPR legislation (E)
- Understanding of the principles of ensuring safe service provision for people at risk and how these are put into practice. (E)
- Excellent communication skills and able to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences. (E)
- Commitment to service user involvement and able to work with service user groups to develop this. (E)
- Is committed to working in an anti-oppressive way and striving to create equal opportunities for all people (E)
- Commitment to working within the policies of Buckinghamshire Mind including equal opportunities and confidentiality. (E)
- Positive attitude, passionate about working for Buckinghamshire Mind and able to inspire people to higher levels of performance. (E)
- Team player and able to form positive, professional relationships with staff at all levels. (E)
- Able to work effectively with external stakeholders and the Board of Trustees. (E)
- Creative approach in identifying appropriate opportunities to take Buckinghamshire Mind forward. (D)
- Strong organisational skills and able to take control of own workload and meet deadlines. (E)
- Ability to work independently with minimum support. (E)
- Confident in challenging poor performance assertively, constructively and successfully. (E)
- High professional standards and the ability to communicate these clearly to others. (E)
- IT literate to aid communication and analysis of data. (D)
- Willing to undertake training and development. (E)
- Ability to identify income generation opportunities. (D)
- Has a full driving licence and use of own vehicle (work related mileage will be paid) (E)
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and 2 wellbeing days pro rata
- Training and development opportunities
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme – free professional confidential counselling
- Childcare vouchers
- Annual leave purchase scheme
- Flu vaccinations
- Free eye tests
- Pension: Auto Enrolment (currently 5% employee contribution, 3% employer contribution)
Applications: Please send –
CV and Supporting Statement. Your Supporting Statement should explain how your skills and experience meet each of the requirements detailed in the Person Specification.
The short-listing panel make their decisions based on this information and no assumptions about your skills or experience will be made.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, therefore please apply as soon as possible.
Buckinghamshire Mind is an Equal Opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community including individuals with lived experience of mental health problems. Any offer made relating to this post will be subject to satisfactory references and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
To apply for any of our vacancies, please send your CV and covering letter.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Future Trees Trust Trustees wish to appoint a Chief Executive Officer to lead the Trust in its planned expansion and development. Future Trees Trust is a charity committed to researching and utilising UK forest genetic resources to support the production of home-grown timber through the identification of superior trees and establishment of field trials. The successful candidate will develop and implement the new strategy, lead the team effectively and carry out fundraising.
You will work on:
- Regularly review and develop the Trust’s strategy in conjunction with the Trustees.
- Promote the Trust’s work to government and policymakers, in line with the Trust’s strategy.
Development & Fundraising
- Have responsibility for the financial performance of the Trust including the development of an effective programme of income generation. Ensure robust financial controls and processes are maintained.
- Manage relationships with existing donors, and develop new sources of funding.
- In line with the Trust’s strategy, develop a Future Trees Trust brand renowned for its excellence, and begin the development of land management by the Trust.
- Run the Trust efficiently and effectively with systems and structures that are up to date and compliant with current policies and guidelines.
- Maintain a positive and productive culture in the workplace reflecting good employment practice.
- Lead and manage the Trust’s professional staff and carry out regular performance reviews.
- Maintain an effective relationship with the Chair of Trustees, organise an annual programme of Trustees meetings, and provide Trustees with the information they need to carry out their duties.
- Prepare annual budgets, reports and accounts, and financial projections for Trustee approval. Report regularly to the Trustees on the performance of the Trust.
- Assist the Chair of Trustees in recruiting future Trustees, using open and fair processes and appropriate induction procedures.
- Ensure the Trust fulfils its legal, statutory and regulatory responsibilities.
- Ensure the Trust complies with all governance requirements stipulated by the Charity Commission and is compliant with all applicable legislation.
- Be responsible for the Trust’s risk management policies, maintain a risk register and review it regularly.
- Be responsible for ensuring all MoUs (memoranda of understanding) and MTAs (material transfer agreements) are in place and compliant with the Nagoya protocol.
- Develop the Trust’s reputation and expand its influence.
- Represent the Trust throughout the forestry industry and promote its work to policymakers and the public.
- Identify and develop collaboration opportunities between the Trust and other organisations.
- Work with the social media & marketing officer to represent the Trust in the media and develop media interest in the work of the Trust.
- Act as secretary for the National Tree Improvement Strategy.
We are looking for a dedicated and experienced individual with:
- Experience of the management of charities or similar organisations.
- A proven track record of effective fundraising and engagement with donors.
- Understanding of and enthusiasm for UK forestry.
- An irrepressible drive to present the Trust and its values effectively and positively within the UK forestry sector, to donors, policymakers and the public.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills including public presentation.
- Organisational skills, accuracy and an eye for detail.
- Brilliant planning and delivery skills with ability to lead and motivate teams.
- Willingness to make decisions and take responsibility for them.
- Knowledge and experience of the science involved in tree breeding, or an interest, willingness and ability to learn this.
- Budget management.
The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 6th March 2022.
Interviews will be held in person at the Future Trees Trust office, week commencing 21st March 2022.
Purpose of the post:
To oversee all aspects of daily operations for animals in NAWT care, maximising rehoming opportunities wherever possible by ensuring the team are providing a professional and friendly service. The role is responsible for developing the staff and monitoring ways of working to ensure high levels of animal care are in place at all times. The Centre supervisor will oversee the promotion of the Centre and pets for rehoming via the website and social media. When required, the role will deputise for the Centre Manager in their absence.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure high standards of animal care are maintained at all times, continually meeting ADCH standards
- To ensure all animals receive appropriate training and socialisation by staff and volunteers
- Supervise and assist (when necessary) in the day to day care (cleaning, feeding, socialisation etc.) of animals in NAWT care
- Monitor and manage animal health in liaison with the Veterinary team
Animal Intake and Rehoming
- Use appropriate systems and documentation to monitor and manage the intake and homing of animals in line with agreed procedures
- Ensure all animals are assessed, advertised, matched and rehomed in a responsible and timely manner
- To effectively resolve homing queries, ownership queries, requests and complaints to ensure resolution at first point of contact whenever possible
- Work with the centre management team to fully implement and monitor Home Direct and Short Term Fostering homing initiatives
- Maintain relationships with local animal welfare organisations, dog wardens and local councils
- To develop and implement new ways of working to improve the homing journey for all animals in NAWT care whilst providing a professional matching service for potential new owners.
- Manage and develop a team of Animal Care assistants to ensure high standards of animal welfare are maintained
- Manage staff performance with regular reviews and feedback, setting objectives as required to improve performance
- Manage animal care assistant rotas and allocation of tasks to ensure that the centre is sufficiently resourced at all times
- Run team meetings as required to ensure effective team communication and training
- Assist with the recruitment of new animal care assistants as required and ensure they are inducted and trained correctly
- Support with organising, training and managing the animal care volunteers
- Carry out risk assessments and reviews to ensure that Health & Safety legislation is adhered to
- To adhere to all NAWT policies and procedures and assist the organisation in developing, implementing and monitoring them
- Process and maintain accurate paper and electronic records and general data storage as required by NAWT policies and GDPR regulations
- To attend relevant training and personal development opportunities in order to fulfil the requirements of the post
- Contribute to the fundraising activities carried out by the centre
- To carry out any other duties relevant to the post as directed by the Centre Manager or Head Office Senior Management Team
Experience / Skills
Experience of working or caring for animals, in a rehoming (or similar) environment
Significant experience of performance management, supervising and coaching a team
Excellent communication, customer care and interpersonal skills
Experience of administrative tasks and good organisational skills, especially the ability to prioritise workloads
A flexible approach to cope with a varied and demanding workload
The ability to work as part of a team
Some knowledge of animal behaviour
IT skills to include Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
The successful candidate will be hard working, reliable, good humoured and confident, with a solid background in developing, coaching and line managing staff. They will have an aptitude for dealing with people, natural leadership skills and believe in the importance of good customer service. They will have experience of working in a sometimes emotionally challenging environment and have the natural ability to defuse such situations, creating a calm working atmosphere.
Ideally, they will have an affinity with animals, but will be able to take an objective view on the care of the animals for which they are responsible.
Please note due to our location it is preferable to be able to drive, or have your own mode of transport, as there is no public transport available to the Centre.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you looking to get out of the classroom? Do you have SEN experience perhaps in an education or social work capacity? Do you love the outdoors? If so, this could be the ideal job for you:
We are working with Path Hill Outdoors, an outdoor activity centre near Reading who run programmes to bring positive change to young peoples' lives.
They are keen to find an experienced SEN professional to run their flagship programme which predominantly involves practical learning in an outdoor environment.
Key qualities and experience include:
- proven track record of working with young people with special educational needs
- excellent organisational skills
- flexible approach
- first class communication skills at all levels
- highly motivated and a good team player
- good sense of humour and ability to remain calm under pressure
- a genuine love of the outdoors
If this sounds like you, please get in touch today!
University College (known as "Univ" for short) was founded in 1249 and is thought to be the oldest college of the University of Oxford. The College combines an ancient heritage with a forward-thinking and modern approach, blending academic excellence with an atmosphere that is friendly, relaxed and welcoming. The College celebrates its 775th anniversary in 2024.
The College is a lively community of around 400 undergraduates and 230 graduates from a wide variety of backgrounds. It offers a rigorous and nuanced education designed to inspire its students to be intellectually bold, to be challenged and be open to new ideas and ways of thinking. At its heart, Univ is an inclusive institution and has pioneered many innovative outreach initiatives over the years in its pursuit to widen access to Oxford regardless of background.
The College seeks an outstanding individual for the role of Director of Development & Alumni Relations, to lead and manage fundraising and alumni engagement across the College. The Director will play a key role in delivering the College’s strategic priorities and in contributing to College life.
Reporting to the Master and leading a talented team of eight, the Director of Development & Alumni Relations will be responsible for devising and implementing a broad fundraising strategy in support of a range of development goals. The Director will bring a creative and empathetic approach to developing long-term relationships between the College and its wider community to help deliver transformational philanthropic support. The postholder will also have overall responsibility for the College’s comprehensive alumni relations’ programme, ensuring that it continues to evolve to meet the needs of its global alumni body.
The successful candidate will be a good listener with well-developed interpersonal skills and outstanding leadership abilities. You will demonstrate emotional intelligence and strategic ability as well as the capacity to inspire confidence in others. You will operate in a calm, thoughtful, collaborative and respectful manner. You will also have a strong sense of integrity and a proven track record in income generation, outstanding organisational skills and a passion for the mission of University College.
This is a special opportunity to work in one of Oxford’s oldest colleges with a bold, forward-looking agenda and a strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity. It is a particularly exciting time in the College’s history, with the election of Baroness Valerie Amos in 2019, the first woman Master of University College Oxford and the first black head of any Oxford college. The role will especially appeal to those that would enjoy working in a collegiate environment alongside an inspirational and progressive academic Fellowship.
The closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 7 February 2022.
Oxfordshire South and Vale Citizens Advice (OSAV CA)
Role: Deputy Director Finance & Administration
OSAV CA is a registered independent charity, we advise 9,000 people a year from 4 our Advice Centres, Abingdon, Didcot, Thame and Henley. Advice is provided by 120 volunteer advisers who are supported by 14 FTE staff. At present, our advice centres are partially open and most staff and advisers work from home.
You will be responsible for all aspects of our financial management including the budget, management accounts and financial statements, payroll processing and financial controls. You will also be responsible for our administrative systems.
We welcome applicants with a professional finance background, a relevant financial qualification, at least part qualified and with proven financial management and administrative experience.
We expect you to be fully committed to the aims and principles of Citizens Advice.
Precise working arrangements are open to negotiation.
Citizens Advice values diversity promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds from all sections of the community.
Closing date: Midday on 31st January 2022
Interview dates: 10th & 11th February 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking compassionate and creative team members to join our Partnership teams. If you would like to release churches to house the homeless in South Central (Oxford-Reading-Swindon triangle), this is the role for you!
We are an exciting and growing organisation, committed to our mission to ending homelessness and making the UK known for compassion. Check out our Life at Green Pastures document below to get a glimpse of what working for us will look like.
Our Partnership Managers are a team of self-starters who are driven to connect and build a growing network of like-minded Christians seeking to end homelessness in their area. They are compassionate and creative with solutions, delivering training to their Partners as they set up new projects and providing long-term support to established Partners as they continually develop environments where residents thrive.
As a PM in South Central (Oxford-Reading-Swindon triangle), you will take on Partner Enquiries and walk them through the journey to becoming a Green Pastures Partner. This will involve advising on setting up an organisation, how to find passionate volunteers, building a good relationship with Housing Benefit, and much more. You'll also care for a number of our current Partners in the region, providing spiritual, emotional and practical support to them as they work on the frontlines of ending homelessness.
YOUR RESPONSIBLITIES WILL BE:
- Caring for existing partners and equipping them to grow more projects
- Commencing new partnerships with Churches and Christian charities to provide properties to house the homeless
- Monitoring the new partner’s performance and the impact they are having on their residents
- Encouraging new partners in their ministry and assisting them with the challenges they face
- Liaising with the rest of the team to provide the most effective service
We are looking for someone who:
- Shows passion for the role
- Takes the initiative and has a keen eye for detail
- Has sales experience
- Utilises strong interpersonal skills
- Demonstrates a track record of starting new projects
- Is able to problem solve without supervision
- Has achieved 3 A Levels at grade C; or equivalent qualifications/ significant experience
- Can manage multiple relationships & contacts efficiently
- Is a confident public speaker
- Has experience in lone-working environments
- Evidences knowledge & experience of the housing sector and homelessness
- Has business experience (desirable)
- Has experience growing a ministry (desirable)
- Is a practicing Christian and will participate & contribute to the spirituality of GP. The nature of the role makes this an occupational requirement (The Equalities Act, 2010)
WHO ARE GREEN PASTURES?
We are a Social Enterprise that exists to equip and release the Church to end homelessness in the UK. To find out more visit the About page on our website.
Our vision is to enable the Church to end homelessness, and see resident's lives transformed as they come to faith in Jesus.
- To house 2,000 people by 2024
- To see strengthened and continued growth of our Partners
- To witness continued growth and transformation of our residents, through Christ
- To provide opportunities for increased meaningful activity of residents
- To facilitate our Partners working as one body - sharing expertise and resources as one family
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
BMS’ vision is, and has always been, to see people come to faith in Jesus Christ and to experience the abundant life that only he can provide. People are at the heart of everything that we do - whether it's those we're serving, or colleagues working around the world as evangelists, medics, water engineers, finance specialists and more. As we seek to work well in ever more connected ways - both internally and externally - we want to ensure that people remain at the centre.
We are therefore creating a new Directorship to help us craft ways of working together which bring life not only for us, but for those we work alongside and those we serve. You will help us work well together as one BMS around the world, embedding our values even more consistently and making the strategic, cultural and systems changes we need as BMS moves deeper into international learning and collaboration whilst negotiating different time zones and access to technologies. You'll be a strategic thinker who understands organisational development and change, has an international mindset, and who can lead an HR function which puts people first.
Carnelian Search are leading the search for the right person to fill this role. If you would like an exploratory conversation, please contact them before 28th February 2022.
Please contact Carnelian Search to find out more.
A new and exciting Development Executive role has been created as part of an expansion of the Humanities Development team within the University of Oxford Development Office.
Oxford is the world’s leading university for humanities teaching and research. The University’s scholarship in languages, literature, history, philosophy, religion & the arts – from the earliest civilisation to the present day – enriches our understanding of humankind, and informs how we engage with historic issues and contemporary concerns.
You will be highly motivated and enthusiastic about the impact of research and teaching in the Humanities. You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and will be a development professional with a solid track record of securing 4/5-figure gifts. You must have a confident approach to achieving ambitious income targets and the ability to think entrepreneurially. You will manage your own donor portfolio and must be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. A collaborative and flexible working style is essential.
You will have a passion for the Arts and Humanities and possess diplomacy, creativity and outstanding communication skills, as well as the ability to operate comfortably in a large, complex institution. Essential to the role is the ability to develop good working relationships with the academic community.
We encourage applicants from all sectors of the community and are especially keen to encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.
Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Thursday 3 February 2022 can be considered. You will be required to upload a letter of application as part of your online application. Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Thursday 17 February 2022.
“This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults with care and support needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”
Due to an increasing demand for our service, we have several Talkback Equip Project Worker vacancies to deliver a range of services to our students with learning disability and/or autism. Within the Equip Project, you will work closely with local Further Education colleges by supporting young people to meet the outcomes on their Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCP). For some of our learners we provide 1:1 support in college, in order to support them to achieve their course. We also deliver a range of community groups to help learners develop their social skills, confidence, life skills and independence. These include, but are not limited to, Independent Living Groups, Women’s & Men’s Groups, Creative Media Groups, Art Groups & Travel Training Groups. In addition to this, we offer a range of work experience opportunities including horticulture, working with animals, retail & mechanics.
We are currently recruiting for:
Project Workers – Learning Assistants - £18700- £20000 p.a. or pro rata
Both full and part time roles available (a minimum of 3 days a week and must be available to work Thursday and Friday)
Full year and term time roles available
No shift work or evening/weekend work
You will work at our High Wycombe and Aylesbury buildings, plus in local colleges and out in the community. You will work alongside people with a learning disability or autism to meet their individual needs also support young people with their families to achieve positive outcomes.
To succeed you will be able to work both as part of a team and independently and have a 'can do' attitude. You will need to have good communication skills and an understanding of both self-advocacy and inclusion. We can teach you all you need to know; you just need to have the passion and care.
You will have the opportunity to help someone develop and grow as a person whilst making a difference that will live with you forever. And, as one of our team said ‘Working with people with a learning disability or autism is the most rewarding and fulfilling role’
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS) including checks with past employers (Applicant Declaration must be completed and returned with application).
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