Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is to bring to an end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors, and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.
About the Service
Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting and friendly organisation run by a staff team who are passionate about bringing an end to domestic and sexual violence and abuse. We predominantly work with women and children and provide support to more than 22,000 survivors annually, helping them achieve independent lives free from abuse.
About the Role
We are currently recruiting for a Facilities Admin Assistant to work within our Corporate Services Team based in North London. It is an exciting and varied role with a range of duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the provision of a safe and effective office and housing environment.
Main areas of responsibility are to provide administrative support for our Health and Safety management system, support with maintenance programmes and general facilities management. Candidates should have a good understanding of Health and Safety and Fire Precaution procedures, have a handy-persons maintenance background and be able to keep accurate and timely records.
You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individual to join our services and help us make a difference.
In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a capable, well-motivated and personable graduate who is seeking a paid internship to work within our three Extra Care service offices for older people in Bromley. You will need to be resourceful and able to work independently, as well as work positively alongside others.
This fantastic role will be based in Bromley, very close to public transport links.
Hours: 37.5 per week (3 month opportunity)
The Role: To provide support to the Registered Manager and Project Managers by working closely with our personnel department to set up client files in line with CQC, data protection and confidentiality requirements. In addition you will offer assistance and support with local recruitment processes for staff and volunteers.
You will need to have a degree qualification and demonstrate good administrative, planning, organisational, filing, writing and planning skills. A warm, enthusiastic and empathetic approach is essential. Direct experience in health/social care is not required, although you must have an interest for working within this sector. The role will give you confidence as well as providing invaluable skills, life and work experience and knowledge that will serve you for many years to come!
To set up and maintain client files.
Maintaining accurate records of client files.
To assist with the recruitment of staff, volunteers and other related administrative duties associated with recruitment.
To audit client files and ensure they meet contractual and CQC standards.
To develop good filing systems in line with data protection and confidentiality policies and procedures.
To communicate effectively with Creative Support Head Office Personnel department in order to ensure robust procedures are put in place.
To assist with setting up and maintaining Registered Office operational files.
Any other duties as required.
As a Charity Creative Support can offer you:
Great overall experience and satisfying, responsible work
An opportunity to develop/enhance transferable skills that can be applied in a range of settings, as well as health and social care.You will be able to build up your CV and we can provide you with a reference.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Great opportunity for enthusiastic & Motivated Support worker with well established charity
Can you see yourself developing and implementing your skill to benefit people in need?
Do you believe you can help make lives better by seeking new ways of thinking & working?
Does making a difference in people lives motivate you?
Do you find by thinking of creative solutions you can break down barriers?
Does career progression motivate you?
By joining Seeability you will be able to help the people we support live an extraordinary life.
Not only will this role allow you to help people with day to day living needs this role affords the opportunity to help make a difference in their personal lives & emotional care.
We are looking for a passionate individual who is willing to undertake further training if necessary. Also experience with working with people with Visual impairment or other disabilities, social care experience & Experience of providing personalized support.
If this sounds appealing to you please do not hesitate to apply by submitting your CV
Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with Autism in an education setting? Do you have drive, energy and ambition?
We have an exciting opportunity for dynamic, enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist, who shares our vision for young people with autism, to contribute to the planning, adaptation, monitoring and reporting of pupils' personalised plans, enabling them to access learning and activities in wider community.
You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of various specialists who contribute to learning plans and targets, drawing on various expertise.
All posts will gain access to high quality in-house CPD opportunities, as well as benefitting from access to external training appropriate to the role. Regular Clinical Supervision will form part of the role to ensure that staff is supported in the development of their skills and keeping up to date on current practice and research within the field of AHP.
The role of the Speech and Language Therapist involves:
- Providing direct SALT sessions to College Learners with speech and language therapy on their study programme and for those with identified need (such as from internal referrals)
- Assessing and reviewing Learner's speech, language and communication needs in line with the Ambitious College assessment cycle
- Using specialist knowledge to recommend and develop appropriate and individualised aids and adaptations to support speech, language and/or communication
- Working with other professionals within the trans-disciplinary team to plan, implement and evaluate targets, goals/programmes related to OT needs for relevant Learners
- Working with other professionals within the trans-disciplinary team to provide advice and guidance on the development of employability skills and access to work placements opportunities
The successful candidate will have:
- Professional Qualified Speech and Language Therapy qualification to degree level
- HCPC registration
- Registered member of RCSLT
- Evidence of post registration training within defined clinical area of expertise (ASD)
- Specialist knowledge and experience of a range of treatment techniques, SALT models and approaches in adults with ASD and/or complex needs
Please note that this role is a fixed-term maternity cover contract for circa 9 months.
Be extraordinary and join us in making the ordinary possible for young people. For further details on how you can make a difference and to find out what we have to offer please view the job description below and make an application today!
Job Title: Social Prescribing Coordinator – 1 year fixed term contract with possibility to extend depending on funding.
Responsible To: Community Services Manager
Location: Based in Whitstable to cover Herne Bay, Whitstable, Faversham, Canterbury, Sandwich and Ash.
Job Purpose: To coordinate delivery of Red Zebra’s Social Prescribing Service
Hours: Flexi time /Part time /Annualised hours – days worked to be agreed by line manager
Annual salary: £10,800 (F.T.E. £21000 p.a.) Mileage at 40p per mile
Annual leave: 25 days per annum, plus Bank Holidays (pro rata if part time)
Who are we:
We are Red Zebra, a charity providing a wide variety of services across Kent. We believe in creating stronger communities by supporting people and organisations living and working in the community. We are passionate about improving services, increasing access to services and promoting parity of opportunity for everyone. The Community Services team offer
- A social prescribing service
- Support local groups and communities
- A Volunteering service and best practice guidance
- A community car service to enable those who find it difficult to use public transport either through age or a need for special assistance to attend health appointments ,shopping trips or social excursions
Who are we looking for?
You must be an enthusiastic team player who is a creative problem solver, demonstrates initiative and with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. You will enjoy working with people, local communities and supporting local groups. You must have excellent communication skills, with the ability to talk to people on any level in a variety of settings such as face to face meetings with clients, small and large presentations to organisations and health care professionals. This role is extremely proactive and you will be working to agreed targets. You will work with a great close knit team and being a good team player is essential with this friendly bunch.
More about the role:
Red Zebra’s Social Prescribing Service empowers people to take control of their health and well-being through referral to non-medical Social Prescribers who give time, ‘focus on what matters to me’ and take a holistic approach , connecting people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support. The role involves taking referrals from health professionals, local agencies and self –referrals across Whitstable, Faversham, Herne Bay, Canterbury, Sandwich and Ash. You will support existing groups to be accessible and sustainable and help to start new community groups as necessary. Building great relationships and enhancing our existing connections with other organisations is key to connecting people to the social activities they need.
- Act as the central point of contact for referrals to Red Zebra’s Social Prescribing service
- Meeting clients face to face in their home or community venue and on the telephone
- Provide personalised support to individuals to take control of their well-being and improve their health outcomes
- Co -produce a simple personalised care and support plan to improve health and well-being ,introducing people to community groups and statutory services
- Evaluate the individual impact of a person’s wellness progress
- Develop a comprehensive wide knowledge of support services in the community to meet different needs including; social isolation, long term health conditions, wellbeing, housing, unemployment, welfare benefits volunteering
- Extend and develop the directory of activities and services by developing and maintaining a central database
- Recruit and support volunteers and champions to work as part of the social prescribing team in the community
- Communicate well with health professionals to increase visibility of the project and to ensure information is up to date and relevant
- Set up and coordinate special events and outreach events in the community locations
- Attend meetings as appropriate
- MONITORING, REPORTING AND EVALUATION
- Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service against agreed targets
- Maintain systems to keep accurate records relating
- Produce and submit service reports in the agreed format and in accordance with agreed timetables
- EXTERNAL PARTNERS AND COMMUNICATION
- Maintain effective relationships with Health and Social Care professionals, Information, Advice and Guidance Services, support services, stakeholders and partners
- Maintain good communication with clients and their families/carers
- Recognise people’s needs for different methods of communication and respond accordingly
- ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- Adhere to Red Zebra’s policies and procedures at all times including Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety, Confidentiality, Lone Working and Safeguarding
- Ensure that the Red Zebra Social Prescribing Service reflects the vision, mission and values of Red Zebra
- Assume responsibility for producing own correspondence, performing and maintaining administrative tasks
- Undertake any other additional tasks as reasonably deemed appropriate by the Social Prescribing Manager
Essential to the role:
- Use of own vehicle and clean driving licence
- Due to the nature of this role an enhanced DBS check will be required
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: Harrogate. Service area covers Harrogate, Masham and Pateley Bridge (requires travel within those areas)
Contract type: Fixed Term until 31st of March 2020
Hours per week: 30 (The service operates Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm)
Salary: £19,276 pro rata (£10.59 per hour)
About the role
The British Red Cross are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our Independent Living team as a Service Coordinator.
Working as a Service Coordinator will be responsible for building strong positive relationships and liaising with hospital staff and other medical professionals in the community, including GP surgeries, to receive patient referrals. You will be evaluating and analysing the outcomes of the services, assigning incoming referrals to support workers, monitoring the service delivery, ensuring service health and safety, evaluating progress, overseeing record-keeping, recruiting, engaging and managing volunteers, attending hospital meetings, and ensuring the team works together seamlessly.
The service's aim is to enable individuals to retain their independence within their own home. Additional objectives include the alleviation of social isolation and loneliness, the promotion of community participation and the improvement of health and wellbeing.
The service is restricted to individuals aged 65 and over living in the Harrogate & Rural District. The service will not have restrictions in terms of gender, ethnic origin, and disability or health inequalities.
About the team
The Independent Living (IL) & Crisis Response (CR) service (IL/CR) supports people in the space between hospital and home and responds to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency; maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services.
About the person
Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent by experience)
Understanding of how to improve service quality for the benefit of users
Full driving licence holder and access to vehicle
Willingness to work flexible hours
Ability to deal with queries in a diplomatic, professional and confidential manner
Understanding of how to improve service quality for the benefit of users
Willingness to work flexible hours
Closing date for application is 23.59 on the 17th of September 2019 with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* Up to 6% contributory pension
* Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.
Connecting human kindness with human crisis
Family Support Worker
2 fixed term vacancies available (up to 8 months and up to 12 months contracts)
Essex Care Team (South Essex area)
£19,016 pa + benefits (company car, 25 days annual leave, reward scheme and pension)
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity enables families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness to make the most of time together, providing expert, practical and emotional support, where they need it for as long as it is needed.
About the role:
This Sunday Times Top 100 Not-For-Profit organisation is looking to appoint two Family Support Workers to deliver a high-quality family support service as part of our Essex Care Team.
Reporting to the Family Support Manager out of our Essex team base and working in partnership with health, education and social care professionals, you will take responsibility for providing needs-led emotional, social and practical support to families where a child/young person has a life threatening or terminal illness.
Having worked in a stressful and emotional environment you have a genuine interest in building supportive relationships and helping people; and having provided bereavement support to families, you understand processes of grief, loss and change - and how best to help others deal with its impact.
This team covers Essex and the surrounding areas, with this position focusing on the South Essex areas.
What we’re looking for:
- An experienced child health or social care professional - applications will be particularly welcome from those who have worked in a community environment and those with a recognised qualification in education, health or social care
- A warm, inclusive approach to achieving goals quickly and correctly
- Practiced in child protection, information sharing and the rules around data protection - you lead by example, drawing on your own professional experience and working within established guidelines
- Practical and people-oriented - you will thrive working at a fast pace whilst maintaining accuracy and be a confident user of IT (including MSOffice)
- A persuasive and open communicator, you will work collaboratively with your team and volunteers to ensure delivery of a high-quality service and support fundraising colleagues by writing case studies and family updates
- A practical knowledge of diversity issues affecting children, young people and their families – aware that being responsive to others needs and concerns, is essential
What we offer:
We have a range of fantastic benefits that we offer our employees. If you’d like to find out more about these benefits and working with us, click here.
How to apply:
For an application form, job description and person specification please visit our website via the link.
Or call call 01372-220073.
First interviews will take place at our Pitsea office on 25 September 2019, with second interviews on1 October 2019. We will only contact those applicants who have been successful.
There will be a requirement for flexible working and a full current driver’s licence to accommodate team and family need. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post.
Rainbow Trust is an equal opportunities employer and a Best Companies One-Star rated organisation.
Registered Charity No: 1070532
Information Signposting Coordinator
Salary: £22.500 FTE
Location: Oxfordshire/Gloucestershire/Hertfordshire (with travel across the county)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (negotiable)
Contract: 18 month Fixed Term Contract
Guideposts Here for you service is Information and Signposting service providing specialist support and information for people living with long term health conditions. It is a pilot project part funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.
The Information Signposting Co-ordinator will work with people living with long term conditions, their carers and supporters, to ensure they get the right support, at the right time to help manage a wide range of needs.
You will take a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing by signposting them correctly and quickly, at the first point of contact, to a variety of activities provided by a spectrum of voluntary and community sector organisations. You will also be expected to signpost people to statutory services for practical and emotional support.
You will work collaboratively with people to ensure agreed information and action is recorded accurately in order to facilitate an ‘Information Prescription’ for helpline callers.
A team of Information Signposting Coordinators will be responsible for the development and maintenance of Information Hubs, which include telephone, email, web-based and face to face support.
We are looking for someone who:
Has knowledge and experience of the issues facing people living with long term conditions
Uses a strengths-based approach to increase people’s confidence to take control of their health wellbeing
Builds trust and relationships with people
Gives people time to talk about what matters to them
Actively listens to understand what matters to people from a holistic perspective
Co-creates solutions with people
Enables and supports access to solutions
Facilitates joined up care and social inclusiveness
Is knowledgeable about the range of local support available to help with people’s wellbeing issues
Has a social or health care background
Has proficient IT skills, can engage in web based research and is able to interpret and present information
A DBS check is required for this post. A full driving licence and use of a vehicle is essential as travel across the county will be required
Closing Date: Tuesday 3 September (5pm)