Home based covering Education Authority areas: York, East Riding, Kingston Upon Hull.
Please note that only applicants living in the areas stated above will be considered for interview.
Candidates must also have full access to a car and broadband
25 hours per week, term time – Fixed Term till March 2021
The pioneering NSPCC Schools Service delivers Our Speak out Stay safe programme which is giving a generation of children the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect.
The role of the Schools Organiser is to confidently promote this programme and other educational resources to school leaders, deliver important safeguarding presentations and maximise income through fundraising with school children.
Using your initiative and working to set targets, you will contact school leaders and use your influencing skills to gain agreement for you to deliver safeguarding assemblies that also have a focus on fundraising. You will deliver the motivational and engaging assemblies directly to children aged between 5 -11years and organise fundraising events using our own specially designed materials.
It’s a rewarding and varied role but also a demanding one. You will need experience of successfully working to targets, have excellent presentation and organisational skills and plenty of self-motivation. Articulate and numerate, you must also be confident and enthusiastic, with your own car and willing to travel widely throughout the area.
Through your work, you’ll deliver the NSPCC’s most important messages directly to thousands of children and in turn help to raise much-needed funds and make a big difference to children's lives.
Please complete an online application and ensure you complete the supporting statement fully by providing examples/evidence for each criteria in the person specification - please see full job description.
Close Date for completed applications September 27th – Interviews are to be confirmed.
Are you a talented administrator, executive assistant and/or office manager looking to develop your skills in a fast-paced education charity? We are looking for a motivated individual to join our Birmingham office as an Office Manager and Executive Assistant. In this role you will provide support to our School Partnerships Area Director and the wider team, as well as be responsible for the smooth day to day running of our Birmingham office. This role is offered on a 12 months fixed term contract.
Our ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
- Previous experience managing multiple, competing demands
- Demonstrated experience in a previous role using own initiative and working with high levels of autonomy
- Ability to seek and clarify detail
- Excellent attention to detail and outstanding organisational skills
- Ability to manage sensitive information in a confidential manner
- Experience of administrative work in a previous role
- Experience of effectively communicating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
- Excellent interpersonal, telephone and written manner
- Experience of basic data analysis and comfortable with task involving numeracy
- Computer literate, with experience of necessary IT systems (Microsoft Office package essential, Salesforce desirable)
- Reliable, well organised and comfortable juggling multiple tasks and deadlines
- Helpful attitude with ability to take initiative to lead or support on projects as required and identify opportunities to improve operations
- Ability to manage own workload
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Eagerness to learn and develop
We are happy to be able to offer you:
- Agile working - a dynamic and flexible internal culture that gives employees control over the way they work and supports wellbeing
- A competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus bank holidays
- A generous employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% NI rebate)
- Competitive salaries rates and life assurance
- Access to an interest free season ticket and bike loans, as well as eyecare vouchers
- An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides confidential support for employees on personal or work-related matters
- A robust learning and development offer that ensures your continuous professional development
How to apply
To apply or for any questions please visit our website.
Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive at this stage we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.
Equality and diversity matter to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.
As an employer, we have a responsibility to prevent illegal working in the UK by ensuring that our employees have the right to work in the UK. Therefore, as part of the recruitment process to verify your eligibility you will be required to produce relevant documentation.
“For anyone looking to work in the homeless sector, I can’t recommend a better place to do it than Glass Door” Daniel Smith, former Glass Door caseworker
Glass Door Homeless Charity is London’s largest open-access winter night shelter. This award-winning, independent charity provides shelter and support for those with nowhere else to turn.
Our shelters run from a different church venue, every night of the week in the boroughs of Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Richmond and Wandsworth.
You will work waking shifts that run from either 7.30pm or 10pm until 7.15am. Working as part of a two-person team, you will be responsible for ensuring the security and safety of all guests in the shelter through the night, and that all project activities meet health and safety requirements. You must remain awake and alert throughout the night and respond appropriately to any situations or emergencies that may occur.
The shelters house around 35 people each night – though more may be accommodated if the weather is exceptionally cold. You will be expected to take part in regular checks throughout the night. The two duty Project Workers are also responsible for preparing and serving breakfast to our guests and ensuring that everyone leaves each venue by 7am.
We are looking for confident and empathetic people to join our overnight team. Come and be part of something special and help us to relieve poverty amongst street homeless people of West London.
The start date will be early November, with a number of training and induction days taking place in October.
Working for Glass Door
We’re a rapidly-growing team who work together to make a positive impact. If you believe in our ethos and want to make a difference, get in touch.
Glass Door provides its employees a full induction as well as learning and development opportunities and access to our employee wellbeing programme.
We operate an equal opportunities policy and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Although Glass Door services normally take place within churches or church-owned properties, people of different faiths or no faith work, volunteer, or are guests of Glass Door.
The Overnight Project Worker team is responsible for the following:
- The overnight operations of our night shelter project which accommodates around 35 people per night.
- Monitoring guest welfare throughout the night and responding to any situations that arise.
- Maintaining good, positive relationships with shelter guests and volunteers.
- Responding to emergencies appropriately, following the Emergency Procedure if necessary.
- Following best practice procedures for the security and safety of the guests and volunteers.
- Ensuring the security of the venue is maintained to the highest possible standard at all times.
- Following health and safety requirements, including food hygiene standards.
- Preparing simple breakfast for 35 people including clearing away afterwards.
- Ensuring that all guests leave promptly in the morning and that the venue is secure.
- Ensuring the venue is in an acceptable condition for daytime activities.
- Ensuring that the van is loaded correctly with shelter provisions.
- Maintaining good communication with the Shelter Managers and Operations Manager, communicating regularly to report on progress and concerns.
- Ensuring overnight checks are completed every 20 minutes throughout the night.
- Ensuring that all reports are completed accurately, immediately after overnight checks and at the end of the shift.
- Undertaking any other duties to aid the good running of the project, as required by the Shelter Managers, Operations Manager or Chief Operating Officer
- Commitment to providing an excellent service and to interact with shelter guests in a positive and respectful manner
- Ability to work as part of a team and be a supportive team member
- Empathetic approach to people in difficult situations
- Confidence to deal with challenging behaviour
- Excellent communications skills
- Ability to carry out manual handling tasks
- Willingness to work through the night
- Ability to adhere to and implement Health & Safety, personnel and operational policies
- Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities
- Driving licence and willingness to drive a shelter van when required
- Relevant training certificates (First Aid, Health & Safety, Fire Safety)
Please apply by 9am on 16 September 2019.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Post: Admin and Support Co-ordinator
Location: CARA premises in Colchester. Some travel to other locations in Essex may be necessary.
Start date: Immediate (subject to Enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory references)
Salary: £19,554 - £19,954 (NJC Pay Scale points 7-8) pro-rata
Contract: One year in first instance (with extension possible if funding allows)
Hours: 21 hours per week (with possible increase in hours if funding allows)
Application deadline: Tuesday 17th September, 5pm.
Interviews: Wednesday 25th September and Thursday 26th September
Start date: Immediate, subject to receipt of satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.
CARA provides support to children, young people and adults who have experienced sexual violence, recently or in the past.
This post is restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.
The post of Admin and Support Co-ordinator involves supporting CARA’s counselling team, which is currently made up of 10 staff counsellors, 18 sessional counsellors and 2 volunteer counsellors, who provide therapeutic support to CARA clients from premises across mid and north Essex, as well as undertaking more general administrative duties across CARA as a whole.
The main responsibilities of the post holder will be:
- To work with the counselling team to develop our systems for allocating available appointments to clients on CARA’s waiting lists.
- To contact clients to offer counselling appointments and to discuss their needs and availability.
- To respond to enquiries from clients asking about where they are on the CARA waiting list.
- To monitor CARA’s waiting lists to identify trends, levels of demand and problems.
- To keep CARA’s Director, Manager and staff informed about changes in waiting lists.
- To ensure that all relevant sessional counsellor activities are recorded on the CARA database.
- To review current processes around sessional counsellors’ paperwork and develop more efficient methods of logging data, providing support and training to other workers, if appropriate.
- To review clients’ database records and ensure they are kept up-to-date.
- To undertake day to day administrative duties, as required.
- To attend regular team meetings and work with colleagues to further the objectives of CARA.
- To adhere in full to all CARA’s organisational policies and procedures, including safeguarding procedures.
- To report to the Manager, Director and Trustees as required, including the production of regular written reports.
- To be administratively self-servicing.
- To undertake any other related activities as required by the Manager, Director or the Chair of the Board of Trustees.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.