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Victim Support is looking for a Domestic Abuse Caseworker- Children & Young People (known internally as a Children & Young People Domestic Abuse Practitioner- CYP DA Practitioner) to be based in Bedworth, Warwickshire.
Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System.. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
We are looking for a Children and Young People (CYP) DA practitioner to join our team providing high quality, end-to-end support to children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse across Warwickshire. This post is fixed term until the end of March 2023.
The main duties and responsibilities of this role include delivering support to young victims of crime, using appropriate service guidance and policy framework, both on a 1:1 basis and through the delivery of small group work sessions. You will develop and deliver innovative interventions to address the needs of children and young people, involving them in service design, delivery and evaluation. The role will also require you to develop good working relationships with partner agencies.
You must have in depth knowledge, understanding and awareness of the current issues for children and young people experiencing crime, domestic abuse and relationship abuse. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successfully delivering services for children and young people and successful youth engagement in a comparable role within a service-driven organisation, including knowledge of safeguarding issues relating to young people.
These post will be based at our Bedworth Office, although may begin by working from home. Whilst you will primarily cover that area of the county, there will be an expectation for you to be mobile, willing and able to support the delivery of service across Warwickshire.
Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are marked in the person specification as (A). In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form. If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.
Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks will be required.
Victim Support is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if we are representative of the communities we serve in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status. As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should suitable applications be received.
The Grants Officer will be a key role within the grants team, supporting the Head of Grants and Director of Grants and Investment in the delivery of innovative and impactful grant-making. You will assess and make recommendations on requests for funding and, working closely with the Impact and Evidence team, ensure successful applicants are supported to deliver high quality, impactful projects that will build the evidence base of “What Works” to support the most marginalised young people into good jobs
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Youth Community Engagement Officer
£15,000 per year
17.5 hours per week
Our Youth Community Engagement Officers will establish our new Youth Community Engagement programme by bringing together disabled young people to challenge the barriers they face and make real change in their own communities.
The main responsibilities for our Youth Community Engagement Officers start with reaching out and engaging disabled young people in the programme. Going on to establish regular meet ups, you will also build partnerships with relevant local organisations who will help young people achieve their aims. You will monitor and report on progress including budgets, and you will manage your own time to make things happen.
You will be experienced at working with young disabled people and at stepping back so that they can take the lead. You will be an experienced facilitator and understand your local community. You will know what it takes to work independently and to build successful partnerships that result in progress and positive change for disabled people.
We ask you to show an appreciation of Scope’s values and our ambition of everyday equality for disabled people.
If you want to make a difference and become a Disability Gamechanger, we'd love to hear from you. Apply Today!
Close date: 07/02/2022
Equality and inclusion are at the heart of our mission. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.
We particularly welcome applications from disabled people. We guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the essential job criteria.
Please let us know if you are applying under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme.
We encourage applications from underrepresented groups including people in BAME and LGBTQ+ communities.
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We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work and embrace our values of being open and fair, courageous, connected and pioneering. We believe hard work deserves reward and recognition and offer a wide range of benefits including 35 days annual leave in Retail, 27 days plus Bank Holidays working in our Head Office, flexible working (where we can), company pension, excellent training and career development, strong colleague networks across disability, race and LGBTQ+, wellbeing incentives like a discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, and much more.
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Role: Youth Violence Prevention Programme Manager Birmingham
Directly responsible to: Head of Strategic Partnership Funding and Sector Development
Location: Remote/Office Based
Full time: 35 Hours
Duration: 12 months fixed term contract, secondments welcomed
Closing Date: Monday 31 January 2022
We are seeking to appoint a Youth Violence Prevention Programme Manager to lead on the development and delivery of evidence-based strategies, programmes and projects, working collaboratively with partners with a specific focus on reducing the harm and impact of youth violence in Birmingham. The role will be based with Birmingham Voluntary Sector Council and be matrix managed by BVSC, Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit.
Do you have experience of working in and around the criminal justice system, and are you passionate about violence reduction and prevention? Have you worked with communities in either the statutory or voluntary sector, and are you passionate about the public health approach to preventing and reducing violence with a commitment to sustainability and long term problem solving? You will be skilled at developing long-lasting and effective strategic partnerships, and have an excellent knowledge of the place you work in, and an understanding of the systems operating in that space. You will be able to demonstrate experience and success in systems change and navigating complex partnerships.
You need to be able to work independently, whilst also being an excellent team player. You will be required to work as part of a local and a regional team, and in a range of multi-agency settings. You will be expected to lead a range of multi-agency forums and meetings, and be skilled at influencing change and managing complex processes.
The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country and we are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a personal commitment to promoting diversity and racial equality.
BVSC is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a commitment to the values which sit at the heart of all BVSC activity:
Commitment - Supporting positive change through passion, innovation and social action.
Collaboration - Connecting individuals and organisations to work together to improve people’s lives.
Inclusion - Empowering everyone to get involved in creating a fair and equitable Birmingham.
Integrity - Building trust through transparently working in the interests of our sector and our citizens.
The closing date for applications is Monday 31st January 2022 at 10am Interviews are planned to take place on Friday 4th February 2022.
Please note we do not accept CV’s.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you looking for a Chief Executive role where every day is different and you can have a direct impact on improving the lives of young people?
The Way Youth Zone have a fantastic opportunity to lead and develop this amazing charity, committed to investing in its staff and volunteers and giving young people the opportunity to discover their passion and purpose.
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Salary: Up £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Hours: Full time, permanent
Benefits: 25 days holidays & bank holidays; matched contribution pension; free parking; access to OnSide Talent Academy and
ongoing professional development
Closing date: 9am, Monday 7 February 2022
Interviews: pre stage interviews 11 February 2022, face to face interview w/c 14 February 2022
About the role:
At The Way, we believe that all young people in Wolverhampton should have the opportunity to discover their passion and their purpose. Our Youth Zone is a purpose-built space fizzing with energy and crammed with incredible facilities. Year in, year out we deliver life-changing support that helps thousands of young people in Wolverhampton from a diverse range of backgrounds to thrive. It’s inspiring. It’s empowering. And it works
The dimensions of the role of a Youth Zone Chief Executive defy definition in conventional terms. It is strategic and requires effectiveness at a high level, yet at the same time demands very detailed and hands-on management. The Chief Executive will have responsibility for a revenue budget of over £1m per annum.
The Chief Executive's relationship with the Chair will be supportive and challenging, enabling them to deliver on-going success for the Youth Zone. OnSide is involved at The Way Youth Zone, both as a Board Member and a support network for the Chief Executives and the Youth Zone teams.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Provide clear leadership to the management team who collectively oversee all aspects of the Youth Zone. Nurturing and developing the charity’s vision and to lead and inspire the team to be effective in their roles, supporting them to deliver a wide range of activities for young people
- Deliver on the vision that The Way is ‘the go-to place for young people in Wolverhampton’ Demonstrating the charity’s values and a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
- Work with the Chair and the Board to lead the on-going development of the Youth Zone strategy and plan
- Ensure that a robust funding plan is in place to enable the Youth Zone to operate
As an exceptional leader who is motivated to improve young people’s lives for the better, you will have a willingness to get stuck into the detail, in an environment without corporate support structures, as well as the ability to influence effectively at the most senior levels.
You will need to bring with you the following skills and experience:
- A successful record of leading organisations or large, multi-faceted teams, and implementing strategies and business plans
- Experience generating significant income sources and managing complex funding streams
- Experience of the voluntary sector and/or working with young people
- Thrives in leading fast-paced, dynamic and high-risk environments
- A strong communicator and people manager
- Adept at motivating and leading others to deliver results
- Financially literate and highly logical
- An inclusive relationship builder with a wide variety of stakeholders
- A strong commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
If you have the desire and drive to take on this leadership role, please provide a CV and supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria for this role based on the person specification. Please note, CV’s without supporting statements will not be accepted.
In addition, please provide the following information:
- Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed).
- Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.
- How you demonstrate your commitment to fairness, equality and respect
The strength of the charity comes from the diversity within their people. They aim for the team to reflect the local community and value people working together from a range of different backgrounds locally and nationally, and with different experiences, all with a shared passion for boosting the aspirations and lives of young people. Diversity brings innovation, fresh ideas and creativity, and they actively strive to create a culture that is truly inclusive and fair for all and where everyone in the team can be themselves and thrive. The organisation is committed to the safeguarding of young people. In accordance with Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an enhanced DBS check.
Other roles you may have experience of could include: Chief Executive, COO, Senior Leader, Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Deputy CEO, Acting CEO, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Interim CEO, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Charity Leader, etc.
We are looking for a Policy Manager to work closely with our Head of Policy and other colleagues to influence policy to support young people from marginalised backgrounds access good quality employment.
You will have an excellent knowledge of policy areas such as children and young people and employment and be experienced at developing evidence-based policy recommendations.
You will help to drive forward our policy work, ensuring that we are able to quickly respond to influencing opportunities as well as take forward proactive policy projects.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- We are looking for a dynamic Senior Analysis Officer to support the creation and collation of analysis, research and evidence that has a transformative effect on the youth employment ecosystem.
- You will work with the Analysis Manager and other members of the Impact and Evidence team to support the design, delivery and management of commissioned and in-house analysis projects striving to understand the complex, systemic issues faced by marginalised young people in their employment journey, as well as potential solutions.
- This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with young people on analysis projects. A part of the role will also be working with other teams, such as policy and communications, to translate complex analysis and evaluation findings into accessible, user-centred outputs and briefings for internal and external use.
- This role can be based at either our Leeds or Birmingham hubs. We are currently piloting hybrid working allowing you work up to 3 days at home.
All recruitment to roles at the Youth Futures Foundation is done using a specialist system that conceals the applicant’s identity and focuses on assessing candidates based on key competencies, anonymising applications and distributing the assessment of applications against multiple assessors.
We are keen to explore the widest possible pool of talent for all our roles. Internally, we encourage an open, collaborative and inclusive working environment. We have established an Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion steering committee with team members from across the organisation and headed by a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
CPAS Ventures and Falcons are seeking an energetic, efficient and customer-orientated Events and Volunteer Co-ordinator to join our fast-paced Ventures and Falcons team. The ideal candidate is a team-player who enjoys problem-solving and loves to know their efforts help children explore life with Jesus.
If this sounds like you, would love to hear from you. Download the role profile below for more informaiton and to apply.
The EY Foundation is a charity and a company, limited by guarantee, established in 2014. We were founded by EY, the professional services firm, which continues to provide funding and donations to the charity under a multi-annual funding agreement. We are governed by a board of trustees, who are supported by a number of committees and leadership and management teams.
The EY Foundation helps young people, disadvantaged in the labour market, to fulfil their work potential. We are unique in our position as the link between employers and young people, having strong relationships with both.
Our work involves designing, developing and running our own services: Smart Futures, Our Future and Accelerate, as well as raising independent funds to support new initiatives and reach more young people across the UK. We work with organisations from across all sectors, including commercial, not-for-profit, education and government.
As an independent charity we have to diversify and raise our own income through traditional fundraising, grants and, increasingly, through the development of our work with corporate partners.
Within the Foundation we adopt flexible roles that reflect the dynamic nature of our charity and enable our people to learn, develop and grow their skills and open up career opportunities. This is part of our investment in you.
This role profile provides an outline of what will be involved in your role rather than an exhaustive list of duties. Both you and this role will naturally evolve.
In your role you will be expected to demonstrate or develop leadership competences based on the Foundation’s four key values. They are:
- Growth mindset – increase our impact on more young people through dedication, innovation and hard work
- Empower people – everyone is given the opportunity to develop and to succeed
- Courage – use new learning and diversity of thought to challenge the status quo, embracing lessons learned even if a project misses its targets
- Collaboration – build relationships – internally and externally – to share ideas, embed an inclusive approach, and achieve bigger outcomes.
Whatever your specific responsibilities and specialisms, as a Technical Lead you will be customer and delivery-focused, structured and organised in your approach to your work. You will be adept and creative in resource management and an expert in your specialist field. You will be a clear, proactive communicator and highly engaged and mutually collaborative in your work and that of your colleagues. You will take personal ownership of your work and will be proactive in your own development.
Scope and range
- Display effective decision making and problem solving skills. This will be allied to an ability to facilitate idea generation in the context of meeting identified business requirements.
- Identify and implement achievable solutions as they arise or are anticipated.
- Contribute to, influence and assist with the development of business cases in order to ensure the continued investment and refinement of our digital systems.
- Maintain a high degree of understanding and awareness of internal and external developments that could influence the EY Foundations digital strategy.
- Lead and mentor the EY Foundation team to increase digital capability and capacity, producing training resources and delivering training to the team.
- Work to ensure our data management systems are fit for purpose and help ensure that this aligns with the charity’s wider tech development.
- Collaborate across teams to ensure that our database solutions are supporting our activities and develop a roadmap for improvements. This will involve the development of our reporting capabilities.
- Lead and manage database access and help with database design, development and integration.
- Build networks with our teams, EY and external partners to learn about new digital developments. Investigate opportunities to incorporate Artificial Intelligence to improve our data collection, this could include machine learning, chatbots and sentiment analysis.
- Continually develop and improve our stakeholder/customer segmentation.
- Use our existing data to support complex and pioneering digital projects to improve processes, data quality and migration.
- Regularly build, review and amend complex surveys and undertake data audits e.g. analysis of current service delivery / provision.
- Analysing and interpreting complex organisational performance data in relation to the delivery of key performance indicators, including identifying organisational challenges and improvement opportunities.
- Lead on the creation of data dashboards, graphs and visualisations which report on performance. This will include undertaking the analysis of data, including quantitative analysis, where necessary, and presenting key findings in a way that is appropriate and accessible to a non-specialist audience.
- Prepare analytical reports for both internal and external consumption.
- Complete data analytics which supports the charity’s digital strategy. A key component of this is the continued development and maintenance of information systems to enable intelligence led planning, monitoring and reporting of service performance and improvement activity.
- Ensure that the work of team is aligned with our policies on the protection and use of data and all other relevant internal and external regulation and standards.
To qualify for this role, you must bring demonstrable experience and knowledge in the following areas:
- Professional or technical knowledge and experience in your specialist area. A degree in the one of the following areas would be advantageous: business information systems, computer science, information management or statistics
- Delivering excellent customer service, to internal or external customers or service users
- Working in a delivery-focused organisation
- Developing professional or technical qualitative improvement
- Delivering against a portfolio of projects/tasks effectively
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
- Ability to foster positive relationships with a range of people
- Collaboration and flexibility in your team working, whilst also being able to work with minimum supervision
- Strong and evidenced commitment to diversity
- Strong commitment to improve the working lives and prospects of disadvantaged young people in the UK
- Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform (SQL Server), Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBI, Forms, Automate, SharePoint
- Knowledge of data protection regulations (GDPR) and best practice
- A high level of understanding of business processes and ways of working
- An ability to interpret complex situations and information in order to provide clarity and highlight opportunity
What we offer
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
- Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
- Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
- Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
- Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
Prior to finalising your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity & inclusiveness here. We ask because it matters!
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Home based in Leeds (serving mainly wider West Yorkshire areas)
Plus frequent local and regional travel, occasional UK-wide travel and overnight stays.
Anne Frank Workers are the front-line delivery posts for all the education programmes of the Anne Frank Trust UK, leading our workshops, training our peer educators and mentoring our ambassadors in schools and communities across the country. This is a varied, exciting and demanding role for highly organised professionals with a deeply held commitment to equality and the skills to engage 10 to 15-year-olds in a structured, creative journey of learning and empowerment. If appointed, you will joining a dedicated team of people who are inspired by Anne Frank, passionate about young people and committed to empowering them to challenge prejudice.
- Factual CV (1 or 2 pages).
- Supporting statement saying why you would like the job and how you meet each of the points on the person specification below (up to 4 pages).
Closing date: Monday 14th February 2022 at 5pm
Tasks and Responsibilities
- To be outcome-focused and highly organised in planning and carrying out a varied portfolio of educational work, aimed at empowering young people (usually aged 10 to 15) with the knowledge, skills and commitment to challenge all forms of prejudice and discrimination.
- To be pro-active, methodical and determined in booking Anne Frank Trust programmes into schools and community settings, and to maintain close working links with key schools and partner organisations.
- To lead inspirational classes and workshops in schools, in community venues and online – teaching about Anne Frank, the Holocaust and all forms of prejudice today; challenging stereotypes; building anti-discriminatory values; and developing skills in recognising and responding to prejudice.
- To train young people as peer educators so that they share their knowledge and values with their schools and communities, e.g. as guides to Anne Frank exhibitions or by running activities based on Anne Frank’s Diary.
- To train small groups of peer educators as Anne Frank Ambassadors, drawing on their personal views and experiences of prejudice to produce creative responses to Anne Frank, and empowering them to disseminate their anti-prejudice messages as effectively as possible.
- To provide mentoring to a caseload of Anne Frank Ambassadors, usually out of school hours, supporting them through a journey of learning and empowerment from induction to alumni support when they turn 16.
- To be imaginative, collaborative and practical in organising and supporting events and projects with Anne Frank Ambassadors and their communities, including local Anne Frank exhibitions, regional multi-school training days, and an annual national conference.
- To plan, deliver and monitor all work to meet the targets set by the Trust’s funders and operational plans, and to implement the Trust’s curriculum, quality standards, values and policies.
- To achieve excellent practice in working with young people, notably by focusing on ambitious but realistic learning objectives, by maintaining a balance of warm engagement and clear boundaries, by identifying any safeguarding or welfare needs, and by making appropriate referrals to other agencies.
- In all aspects of the role to give a high priority to equality and diversity, notably in the reach, content and impact of educational activities.
- To keep thorough records of all activity on the Trust’s databases, and to be proficient in gathering data for evaluation, e.g. by encouraging young people to complete questionnaires
- To use manual handling skills when necessary, e.g. to carry, set up and dismantle educational exhibitions made of pop-up banners.
- To assist occasionally with fundraising, e.g. by contributing ideas to grant applications or by supporting young people to speak at donor events.
- To undertake a continuous process of professional development and self-reflection, participating in training, and keeping up to date with best practice especially in education about prejudice and in youth empowerment.
- To be managed through close two-way communication with line manager, including monthly one to one Support & Supervision sessions and an Annual Appraisal.
- To be a collaborative team member with the Anne Frank Workers and other colleagues, participating in staff meetings and contributing to the development, cohesion, productivity and team fun of the organisation as a whole.
- To undertake other tasks commensurate with Anne Frank Worker role, especially as led by the empowered Anne Frank Ambassadors.
All applications to the posts will be assessed on the following criteria:
- Educated to at least degree level, ideally with a relevant professional qualification, e.g. teaching or youth work.
- Full driving licence.
- Substantial experience of running learning activities with groups of young people, including aged 10 to 15.
- Experience of engaging with and meeting the needs of disadvantaged young people and/or those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
- Experience of providing pastoral or emotional support.
- Experience of working successfully as part of a team.
- Experience of keeping records and writing reports.
- Knowledge of best practice in teaching and/or youth empowerment.
- Familiarity with the needs and issues experienced by young people, their families and communities.
- Sound understanding of safeguarding.
- Understanding and ideas about how to challenge prejudice and discrimination.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Highly developed organisational skills, able to meet deadlines and manage a varied workload.
- Ability to identify, initiate and sustain effective relationships with other professionals and organisations.
- Ability to use initiative and develop new projects or ways of working.
- Strong literacy, numeracy and IT skills.
- Manual handling skills, e.g. for carrying and using pop-up banners.
- Excellent presentation skills – able to present clearly and inspire an audience.
- Excellent interpersonal skills that demonstrate a balance of warmth and boundaries.
VALUES AND PERSONAL QUALITIES
- Enthusiasm for Anne Frank and the work of the Trust, including a commitment to the Trust’s strategic direction to greater youth empowerment and creativity.
- A deeply held belief in equality and diversity.
- Passionate commitment to the wellbeing and empowerment of young people.
- Creativity, energy, a can-do attitude to solving problems, with a willingness to learn.
- Willingness to travel regionally and across the UK, and to work evenings and weekends when required.
- Access to a car
- Enhanced DBS check on appointment
- If working from home, an appropriate working space
At the Anne Frank Trust UK we are strongly committed to equality of opportunity in recruitment and employment. We aim for a diverse workforce and inclusive work practices. As an anti-prejudice education charity, we positively value the insights of staff who have lived experience of prejudice or discrimination.
If you would need adjustments or specific support to carry out any of the tasks or responsibilities in the job description – e.g. because of disability or a characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010 – you are welcome to state this during the recruitment process. We will see this as a positive request and can then let you know how we will respond.
If you believe that you may be unfairly disadvantaged in meeting any of the points of the person specification or if you need any specific help during the recruitment process – e.g., again, because of disability or a characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010 – you are welcome to state this in your application. We will see this as a positive request and can then let you know how we will take it into account or what support we can offer.
• Factual CV (1 or 2 pages).
• Supporting statement saying why you would like the job and how you meet each of the points on the person specification (up to 4 pages).
• Closing date: Monday 14th February 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Oasis Community Partnerships is a charity supporting young people and their families in England. Our vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.
A new opportunity has arisen for an organised and experienced Executive Assistant who is comfortable providing senior level support and interested in charity development, training, and governance. It is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in the charity sector.
This key administrative role requires the successful candidate to:
- Provide high level administrative support to the CEO, collaborating with other EAs.
- Provide diary management, arrange meetings and book travel.
- Plan, minute and service Board Meetings.
- To coordinate the administration for compliance, policies and charity governance.
- One day a week will be set aside to work with the HR team.
This is a high-profile role and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate professionalism and an understanding of how the Oasis ethos should play out in day-to-day work activity. Each day is fast-paced, diverse and varied, so creativity and flexibility is essential! Are you ready to join our journey and see the difference you can make?
In return, Oasis can offer:
- Flexible working practices and family friendly policies.
- A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating working environment.
- A non-contributory defined benefit pension scheme with 7% Employer contributions.
- 25 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holiday), rising to 30 days after 2 years of service.
To request a job information pack or further information, please go to the Oasis UK Charity website. Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.
Completed applications should be submitted by 5pm Monday 31st January 2022.
First round interviews will be held week beginning 7th February. Final interviews will be held on Wednesday 16th February 2022.
We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know. Applicants must be able to prove their right to work in the UK.
Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.
Permanent contract, full-time hours. (Flexible working pattern neg.)
Salary: £27,370 per annum + pension
Location can be flexible (including home working)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Harris House service is a city wide specialist service for children with disabilities and only receives referrals from Birmingham Children 's trust as part of their assessment and support package for children with disabilities .
Direct work takes place with disabled children and young people, siblings and their parents/carers which are delivered in the home and community over a 6 to 9 month period. Families are referred as a result of a range of emotional , social and behavioural difficulties , compounded by the stress of caring for one or more disabled children e.g. challenging behaviour , anxiety, lack of self-confidence , hyperactivity , low self-esteem, poor social skills, children who have witnessed domestic violence, complex family circumstances, victims of crime, children with parents in prison etc.
Must be able to travel throughout the Locality to meet the requirements of the role.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification , Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable) . This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
Location: Any of our UK Trust offices
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an organised, enthusiastic and creative individual to join the vibrant and successful Philanthropy Team at The Prince’s Trust! The role can be based around any of our UK hubs.
Sitting in the Stewardship sub-team and working alongside Fundraisers in the Collective Philanthropy sub-team, you will lead on providing sector-leading stewardship to some of The Trust’s most significant supporters and giving groups, through tailored written communications such as impact reports and newsletters, in addition to bespoke digital assets, engaging events and inspiring project visits.
This role is perfect for anyone with project management experience and a strong understanding of philanthropic trends and motivations. It's essential that you have exceptional written communication skills, including good attention-to-detail, spelling, grammar and proofreading skills, as well as a talent for storytelling.
For more information and to apply, please click 'apply now' to be directed to our website.
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These roles are under review and may be subject to change to £26,329 - £29,255
Two posts available – West Midlands
Sandwell Fixed contract, provisional end date for funding of 31/10/2021 (possible extension dependent upon funding)
- 30 hours per week (including some unsociable hours, evening and weekends)
- Location various across Sandwell and some home working
- 35 hours per week (including some unsociable hours, evening and weekends)
- Location 9 Market Square, Wellington, Telford TF1 1BP
The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We’re there for children, every step of the way.
This role sits within our Youth Impact directorate, which works to provide one-to-one support for children who need support. Your role will be to help us maintain and develop innovative practice to support our work in our services around the country.
The Children's Society deliver Sandwell Beam Service and Shropshire Telford & Wrekin Beam Service. We offer a truly different way of delivering access to mental and emotional health support. We don't want young people to feel like they have to reach crisis point to get the help they need. We don't want young people to feel like they don't deserve a place to go because their worry is 'too small.' We don't want young people to have to wait to receive the care they deserve.
The Beam services provides brief intervention for Children and young people from 5 – 18, professionals and carers to get immediate help and support. Children and Young people can access through self referral online or drop in to one of the locations, reducing the need for waiting list. The service in both in locations for face to face sessions or a call back phone/video call.
We are looking for a Well Being Senior Practitioner that:
- Experience of management and supervision of staff and volunteers:
- Has a genuine passion and working knowledge of young people and mental health.
- Is energetic, adaptable, able to offer innovation and ideas to support this evolving service.
- Has a background or worked in Health Care, Education, Youth Work or Social work
- Able to provide direct low level therapeutic support that is person centred.
- Able to work at various locations across Sandwell and able to work a Saturday
It is imperative that the successful applicant has a good working knowledge of Mental and Emotional Health Issues that young people face today, including interventions on how to support young people in overcoming these challenges. Due to the fast paced environment and use of computers for clinical record keeping, you will need to have a good level of IT skills. You will need to have experience of young people participation on all levels.
The Children’s Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children’s lives happier and safer.
Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.
The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 28th January 2022
Childrens Services Manager
We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and experienced individual to lead and manage a service for young carers 0-18’s and their families across Birmingham.
Position: Childrens Services Manager
Salary: £35,745 to £42,821
Contract: Fixed term contract, initially until 31st March 2024. Full time, 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 6th February, 2022
Interview: Will take place on 17th February 2022
You will be working for one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.
As Children’s Services Manager you will utilise your experience and knowledge to provide vision, direction, leadership and management in ensuring robust practice and achievement of the best outcomes for the young carers and their families.
You will have direct responsibility for the implementation and compliance with contract requirements and key performance indicators.
For this role you will require significant professional experience of managing interagency services for children, young people and their families, as well as people management.
Although not essential, specific experience of working with young carers and or young adult carers would be highly beneficial.
You will require a degree level or equivalent qualification (or working towards). You will also need to have a professional qualification in youth and community work, children’s social care, community health, education or equivalent.
To be successful in this role you will need to be committed to, and be competent in, promoting continuous improvement and high quality safeguarding practice.
The charity is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.
Other roles you may have experience of could include: Head of Children’s Service, Service Manager Children and Young People, Children’s Registered Manager, Social Work Manager, Director Childrens Services, Social Worker, Family Support Service Manager, etc.