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Survivors Manchester
Job Title: Senior Trauma Informed Therapists x 3
Salary: £29,000 – £33,000
Closing date for applications: Thursday 29th July 2021 at 12pm

Survivors Manchester is extremely proud to be rolling out our OUT Spoken Talking Therapy Service across the North West Prison estate and we’re looking for a number of qualified counsellors / psychotherapists to join our team and provide individuals with a safe space to heal, grow and change their future.

There are 3 vacancies:

1 x based in Greater Manchester
1 x based in Cheshire/Merseyside
1 x based in Cumbria/Lancashire

As one of our Senior Trauma Informed Therapy team, you will be an essential part of the clinical governance and administration of the service, whilst being an essential part of the client’s own journey as their therapist.

Whilst working in a Prison environment may be seen as a challenging environment, every member of our team stands firmly on the belief in creating the opportunity for change, and values the honour of being part of an individuals journey in healing from trauma, often a key root factor in offending behaviour.

As a qualified counsellor/psychotherapist, you’ll be registered with BACP or equivalent (preferably as an accredited member or working towards accreditation); have experience of working with individuals presenting with difficult and challenging issues; understand the multifaceted impact of acute and complex trauma, preferably with interpersonal or sexual violence; experience of performing tasks associated with clinical governance or leadership such as waiting list management, case allocation and peer-supervision; be able to successfully complete specific security clearance for working within prisons; and be committed to anti-oppressive practice and want to be part of an absolutely incredible and inspiring team of change makers.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


The National Lottery Community Fund
Job Title: Funding Officer
Location: North West
Contract Type: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £24,334 – £26,000 per annum + generous benefits
Hours: 37 Hours per week, flexible working considered
Closing date for applications: Sunday 1st August 2021

The North West Regional Team are looking to recruit a Funding Officer to join us in assessing requests for funding and managing grants for a 6 month period.

You will bring local knowledge, best practice, thematic expertise, and the experience of customers and stakeholders to improve our grant making and inform our decision making. By working closely with people and communities in the North West, you will understand what matters to them and where our funding can make the biggest difference.

With strong communication skills you will support local communities sharing your strong understanding of our vision, our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and our funding products.

You will need to understand and respond to the different needs of our customers by providing advice and considered feedback and be willing to have challenging but constructive conversations.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Human Resources & Safeguarding Lead (maternity cover)
Location: Winsford, other CLT offices or working from home
Salary: Circa £21,000 Depending on experience
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Thursday 5th August 2021

At Changing Lives Together our vision is to enable people to move forward, to give them confidence and take control of their lives. We prepare people for the work place and teach them the vital life skills and sense of worth which will energise them to succeed for themselves. We also support individuals and families that make up a “place” to become a community.

The role will provide daily administrative and HR duties within Changing Lives Together. The role will assist managers with recruitment, record maintenance and provide HR expertise and advise. In addition, the role has responsibility with the Chief Executive for managing and reporting concerns about those we support and for putting into place procedures to safeguard people in the organisation.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


Informatics and Analytics Lead
End of Life Partnership
Band 7 – (subject to Agenda for Change job evaluation)
37.5 hrs per week
(Job Share Considered)

Closing date for applications: 12 August

The End of Life Partnership (EoLP) is a charity organisation whose mission is to educate, innovate and collaborate so that people are empowered to care with confidence and compassion at end of life. We are looking for an Informatics and Analytics Lead to join our team as soon as possible, who shares our organisational values.

At EoLP we work closely with partners and providers of palliative and end of life care to promote the palliative care approach and facilitate the development of best practice and education across a broad spectrum of care settings to enhance the experience of end of life.

You will have the opportunity to be part of a visionary team and work in an environment, which supports and values individuals. You will play a key role in education, development and facilitation of clinical practice. You will be part of an organisation that works collaboratively with partners across geographic and professional boundaries, across multiple care settings and communities – transforming end of life experience and care.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


Clwyd Special Riding Centre
Job Title: Equine Manager
Location: Llanfynydd, Flintshire
Salary: £22-£25k – dependent upon qualifications and experience
Hours: 40 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Monday 16th August 2021 at 12noon

The Equine Manager will ensure that our 24 horses are produced to the standard required for riding, carriage driving, vaulting, hippotherapy and equine learning and therapy.

You will have responsibility for the equine element of the charity and will report to the Centre Manager and Trustees.

You will hold BHS Stage 3 (complete) and BHS AC qualification. You will preferably have or be working toward BHS Stage 4 HC & R. You will have experience of supervising an equine environment, including managing and training staff. You will also need to hold the RDA Green (Coach) qualification or be willing to gain this qualification within 12 months of post commencement.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


West Cheshire Credit Union
Job Title: Part Time Administration Officer
Location: Chester
Salary: £8.91 per hour
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 2:30pm (30 hours)
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 31st August 2021

Here at West Cheshire Credit Union we are looking to expand our team and are currently seeking experienced applicants who may have the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake a wide range of administration duties.

Working as part of a small team at our Chester Office thesuccessful candidate will be responsible for administering members accounts, handling telephone calls, managing emails and engaging with customers at our counter.

Rate of pay meets national living wage and covers a 30hr working week, Monday to Friday.

In the first instance please send your CV and a covering letter stating why you wish to join our team to info@wccu.co.uk

For full job and applicant specification, please click HERE


Chapter Mental Health
Job Title: Wellbeing Coach
Location: Stanlaw Abbey Business Centre, Ellesmere Port
Salary: NJC Scales 12-17 (£21,589 – £23,836) pro-rata
Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday to Fridays with occasional evening and weekend work – would
consider part time)
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 1st September 2021

Chapter are seeking an experienced Wellbeing Coach with a passion for empowering individuals
experiencing mental ill-health to achieve their potential. This is an exciting opportunity to join Chapter,
requiring a highly capable team member to support and motivate individuals to improve their mental
health and wellbeing.

Our Wellbeing Coaches provide direct support to service users, putting their views at the forefront of our
work. We believe that individuals are the experts in their own mental health and work to empower them
to develop the skills to be able to play an equal role in managing their own mental health and wellbeing.

As a Wellbeing Coach you will support individuals through face to face, one to one coaching sessions,
group workshops and peer group activities. A diverse role- with current activities ranging from supporting
service users at our local allotment, online support sessions and a weekly board game group – it requires
a passion for working with those who face mental health challenges.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


Deafness Support Network
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Northwich
Salary: £18,376.27 pro rata / per annum
Hours: Full Time/Part Time
Closing date for applications: ongoing recruitment

We are a Disability Confident employer with a vibrant Supported Living service in Northwich for D/deaf adults with learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviour.

As a professional Support Worker, you will demonstrate compassion and empathy in your approach to caring for D/deaf and hard of hearing people. Communication is in BSL, therefore a Level 1 qualification, or equivalent experience would be an advantage.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust
Job Title: Early intervention in Primary Care Carer Support Worker
Salary: Pro Rata based on full time salary of £22,885
Hours: 18 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Not specified

You will be part of the team that delivers the Cheshire West Carers Support Service, responsible for supporting GP practices to identify carers across Cheshire West and Chester. To work with Primary Care Teams to better support carers and support carers making contact with the service.

This post is based in either the Northwich or Chester are with regular travel across Cheshire West (mileage allowance payable for these journeys away from the office).

This post is initially funded until December 2022 with any continuation subject to funding.

For an application pack please contact recruitment@cheshireandwarringtoncarers.org

Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust strives to be an equal opportunities employer.


Deafness Support Network
Job Title: Front of House Administrator – Bank Staff
Location: Chester, Macclesfield & Northwich
Salary: £8.95 per hour
Closing date for applications: ongoing recruitment

We require a professional and approachable individual with a “can-do” attitude & high level of initiative. This is an interesting and challenging role providing cover for the Front of House Administrator for sickness, holidays & training days, providing first line support to the Operations/Social Care team in taking referrals, offering advice & signposting clients by phone, email, SMS & face-to-face, using in house referral system ‘Charitylog’.

In addition to providing information, advice & guidance on DSN’s services, you will be supporting our Technology Centre, Positive Hearing Ltd.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE

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