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We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager who has a passion for justice and wants to make a difference in the world. Could you take a charity leadership role within a growing and developing UK team? You'll hold responsibility for ICC UK’s overall financial position and how it best supports the work in China and manage the use and appropriate investment of ICC UK funds to maximise returns.
31 days holiday (pro rata), auto enrolment pension scheme, free parking on site, flexible working arrangements.
International China Concern (ICC) helps children with disabilities in China live full and meaningful lives in families and communities that treasure them. Our vision is to see all children with disability living fulfilling lives in a welcoming society that accepts and respects them.
This post is subject to an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act that the post holder be a practising Christian (see application pack for details).
Appointment subject to satisfactory references and proof of right to work in the UK.
Join a team that's making a real difference.
Adfam is the only national charity tackling the effects of alcohol, drug use or gambling on family members and friends. We improve life for thousands of people. One way we do this is by empowering families and friends to get the support they need.
We want anyone affected by someone else's drug or alcohol use or gambling problem to have the chance to benefit from healthy relationships, be part of a loving and supportive family and enjoy mental and physical wellbeing.
This role offers the opportunity to be part of a successful national remote service, offering support via the phone or Zoom to any affected adult in England. We are looking to recruit experienced Family Support professionals to provide these virtual support sessions to individual family members and sometimes groups. We are interested to hear from those who are able to offer availability during the working day/week and/or in the evenings and at weekends. We are interested in those who can offer a minimum of 10 hours weekly, up to a maximum of 25.
Experience in supporting family members affected by someone else’s substance use is essential, as is experience with assessing and managing risk, and work with clients experiencing domestic abuse.
We offer sessional contracts with the possibility of minimum hours or fixed hours arrangements following a probationary period. While our zero hours contracts cannot guarantee hours, we are experiencing high numbers of referrals for our remote support service. We aim to recruit to meet demand/need. In the two years of the service so far, we have been able to offer client hours broadly at the level that sessional workers have requested. The service is currently funded for at least a further 18 months and we are actively seeking additional funding to continue and expand the work.
Salary: £16.20 per hour
6.5% contributory pension scheme
This is a remote working position based at home.
Closing date: Monday 4th December 2023, 9am
Interviews will be held in December via Zoom
Application packs can be downloaded from our website. Alternatively, please email us to request one.
For more information about Adfam, please visit our website.
Adfam actively welcomes applications from all sections of society.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke. We are looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our Stroke Recovery Service based in East Berkshire.
Position: S1102 Stroke Association Support Coordinator
Location: Home based, East Berkshire, however, extensive travel will be required as part of this role (May include team meetings or other work-related meetings)
Hours: Part-time, 30 hours per week (flexible working considered)
Salary: Circa £21,933 per annum (FTE circa £25,500 per annum)
Contract: Our services are contracted, we currently have funding for this contract until 31 March 2025.
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.
Closing Date: 31 December 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Interviews will be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application.
The service aims to identify and address the needs of stroke survivors and carers across the stroke pathway, by providing a range of innovative support solutions, supporting them to meet their desired outcomes. A key part of the role will be to support service users and the delivery of the service.
Reporting to the Stroke Association Service Delivery Coach, the Stroke Association Support Coordinator will:
- Support new stroke survivors and their carers from hospital discharge into the community.
- Provide personalised information, advice and support.
- Support clients to make informed lifestyle changes which will help them to prevent further strokes
- Be accountable for volunteers, so experience of recruiting, training and managing volunteers would be an advantage.
- You will have excellent IT skills and demonstrate a flexible approach to your role.
The post holder will have experience/background in:
- A caring profession ideally with experience of supporting people with disabilities.
- Setting up and running virtual groups.
This role is home based, but extensive travel is required across the local area and occasionally further afield to visit people at home and in community settings. Candidates must be able to demonstrate how they can meet this requirement of the role.
To fulfil the role you must be resident in the UK and have the right to work in the UK.
When you click to apply, you will be able to see the full responsibilities and person specification for further information on the role.
Please submit your CV, (including details of your current address), and a supporting statement of no more than two pages, demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience. Please state any preferences for flexible options in your covering letter. Applications from individuals who are seeking flexible working options, including reduced hours or job shares are welcomed.
About the Organisation
Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke.
When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt.
We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there.
We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.
We’re working to improve the diversity of our team. Because we know that individuality leads to a richer experience for our people and better support for those affected by stroke.
We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. And we’re particularly looking to increase the number of applications from those with lived experience of stroke and those from under-represented communities.
Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team.
In 2019, we developed a bold new corporate strategy so that we can rebuild more lives after stroke and make a bigger difference to people’s lives. To help us deliver our strategy and make a real difference, we are looking to recruit talented people to a number of new roles. If you would like to support stroke survivors to rebuild their lives, we want to hear from you!
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PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.
This is an exciting time for Parkinson’s UK, we want to reach as many people as possible so we can improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s. We are looking for people to join our network, make genuine connections, and be part of a larger team that works together to support the Parkinson’s community.
About the role
We are recruiting for two roles to join our Northern Ireland team, both are offered on 25 hours per week.
You’ll empower your clients to take actions for themselves or will advocate on their behalf for better service, support and outcomes, so they can live their life with Parkinson's in the way they choose.
You’ll deliver tailored information and support through a range of channels including telephone, video and email and, where appropriate, home visits and in community settings.
You’ll be responsible for building excellent relationships with healthcare professionals and other relevant agencies, as well as our network of volunteers and groups.
What you'll do:
- Provide professional person centred, in depth support to clients by a range of means, ensuring the most efficient and effective use of resources.
- Provide support on a variety of health and social care issues, including appropriate emotional, employment and welfare benefits support and advocating with and on behalf of clients.
- Work flexibly across the service responding to enquiries through a range of channels.
- Work closely with clinicians, specialist nurses and other professional colleagues to raise the profile of the service, increase depth of support and achieve improved outcomes for people with Parkinson’s.
What you'll bring:
- Experience of managing and delivering individual case work, including advocating for clients and supporting people to navigate the health and social care system
- Experience and understanding of safeguarding and your role in keeping clients safe and implementing organisational policies and procedure
- Ability to be calm and use emotional intelligence in challenging casework
- Demonstrable digital competence, with experience of effective use of a range of tools including online case management systems
- The ability to build effective working relationships with others including working within multi disciplinary teams internally and externally
Candidates must live in Northern Ireland in order to carry out this role.
We are operating rolling recruitment for this vacancy and reviewing applications as they are received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
The successful candidate will be required to:
- live in the area specified (Northern Ireland), hold a full driving licence and be able to travel freely and flexibly throughout Northern Ireland and occasionally further afield without reliance on public transport
- provide occasional cover on Saturdays and/or Bank holidays
- provide their own broadband service with a minimum download speed of 2Mb
This role will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You’ll be required to apply for one; refusal to do so will result in the offer being withdrawn.
Anyone can get Parkinson’s. It’s vital that the people who work for Parkinson’s UK are representative of our diverse community. We actively encourage people from all sections of the community to apply, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.
This is a truly exciting opportunity to make a real difference to victims of trauma across the national and international charity sector. The role of Business Development and Fundraising Manager is an opportunity for a creative and partnership-focused individual to join a fast growing charity which is meeting a vital and increasing need for trauma treatment and understanding around the world.
This is a new role within the charity and will require a hands-on approach to driving the charity’s growth in all income generation and fundraising activities. The post holder will initially focus on securing income from trusts and grants through strong written proposals and applications. Relationship building and donor care is key, but the focus of the role is business development and maintaining a healthy balance of restricted and unrestricted income. Some of this will be through commissioned training and services. You will be joining a collaborative, open and honest working environment at an exciting time of growth within a visionary organisation.
This is an attractive role for someone who would like to work part time and manage their own working hours, due to other commitments. TTI promotes flexible working and all employees work remotely, with occasional in person team meetings and donor meetings as required.
If you are self employed, this role can also be structured as a consultancy contract.
Trauma Treatment International is a registered charity in the UK. Our focus and expertise is in providing evidence-based psychological treatment and support to victims of collective violence around the world. Our aim is to treat victims directly as well as support organisations that work with victims, in order to mitigate the impact of trauma exposure on the workforce.
Trauma Treatment International is committed to supporting you with your application. If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you'll enquire and learn more. We welcome all candidates to apply, regardless of age, sex/gender, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or pregnancy/maternity. If you have any questions, or any disability and require reasonable adjustment/s to any part of the process then please contact Quen Geuter, TTI CEO.
To apply for this position please submit a completed application form by 5pm Thursday 30 November 2023.
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.