Jobs

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Warrington Speak Up!
Job Title: Independent Advocate
Salary: £22,183 – £24,491 pro rata (dependent on qualification and experience)
Hours: Part time (28 hours per week)
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8 December 2021 at 12 noon

Warrington Speak Up provides statutory advocacy, non-statutory advocacy, self-advocacy, and a range of project work and participation and engagement services across Warrington.

We are looking for energetic and passionate advocates to join our team and work together to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice, strengthening the voice of Warrington citizens.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Warrington Speak Up!
Job Title: Community Mental Health Advocate / Engagement Worker
Salary: £22,183 – £24,491 pro rata (dependent on qualification and experience)
Hours: Part time (21 hours per week)
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8 December 2021 at 12 noon

Warrington Speak Up provides statutory advocacy, non-statutory advocacy, self-advocacy, and a range of project work and participation and engagement services across Warrington.

We are looking for energetic and passionate advocates to join our team and work together to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice, strengthening the voice of Warrington citizens.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


The End of Life Partnership
Job Title: Palliative and End of Life – Practice Educator
Location: Crewe and other locations across Cheshire
Salary: Band 6 – AFC –£32,306 – £39,027 pa- WTE (pro rata)
Hours: 22.5 hrs per week
Closing date for applications: Friday 10 December 2021

The End of Life Partnership (EoLP) are looking for a Practice Educator to join our team. If being a Practice Educator is new to you, training and support will be given as you develop the combination of skills required for the role. However, a positive attitude, with a willingness to learn and enthusiasm are essential.

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 further details and to apply, please follow this LINK


Westminster Drug Project (WDP)
Job Title: Recovery Practitioner
Location: Chester
Salary: £23,500 to £26,600 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: Permanent/Part Time
Closing date for applications: Sunday 12 December 2021

Would you like to work with a motivated and well-established team to deliver key interventions in the delivery of health and wellbeing service provision, for those with drug and alcohol issues?

We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join our New Beginnings service in Cheshire West and Chester, working with a supportive and friendly multidisciplinary team of clinical and non-clinical professionals.

This rewarding and exciting role will be key in ensuring that effective, efficient and appropriate care is planned, and managed well for service users and that this care achieves a positive impact to the recovery of the individual.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


Westminster Drug Project (WDP)
Job Title: New Beginnings: Practitioner – Criminal Justice, Court and Prison Liaison
Location: Chester (with frequent travel in the region)
Salary: £23,500 to £26,600 per annum
Hours: Fixed Term/Full Time
Closing date for applications: Sunday 12 December 2021

Would you like to work with a motivated and well-established team to deliver key interventions in a Criminal Justice context, for those with drug and alcohol issues?

We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join our New Beginnings service in Cheshire West and Chester, working with a supportive and friendly multidisciplinary team of clinical and non-clinical professionals.

This new, exciting and rewarding role offers significant opportunities for you to have an early and significant impact on the outcome for those involved with the Criminal Justice system and that this care maximises the positive impact to individual and the community.

The role will spend significant time-based Criminal Justice Hubs, such as Courts, Prison and Probation Services.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust
Job Title: Carer Support and Advice Worker
Location: Chester
Salary: £22,658 pro rata
Hours: Part-time15-18 per week
Closing date for applications: Monday 20 December 2021

The successful applicant will provide comprehensive information, support and advice and support to carers making contact, arrange and facilitate support and activity groups. This role includes providing 1 x 4 hour helpline shift per week. The post is initially funded until December 2022 with any continuation subject to funding.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK (downloads as a Word document)


Macmillan
Job Title: Relationship Fundraising Manager covering Manchester/Cheshire/Merseyside region
Location: Home-based
Salary: £26,500 to £33,500

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time (34.5 hours)
Closing date for applications: Thursday 23 December 2021

Do you have a track record of building lasting relationships? Do you have the skills to drive income now and increase a supporter’s lifetime value? Are you keen to use those skills to inspire more people to give to Macmillan so we can do whatever it takes to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can? Would you like to join us in our ambition to be the sector leading relationship fundraising team?

As a member of the relationship fundraising team, you will deliver first class personalised stewardship across Macmillan’s fundraising portfolio, working as one team, to deliver against financial and non-financial key performance indicators in an ever-evolving environment. You will understand your supporters’ motivations and help them to support Macmillan in the way that appeals to them. All while ensuring you offer excellent levels of communication; fundraising guidance; suitably recognise their contribution; and demonstrate the impact of their support for people affected by cancer.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Macmillan
Job Title: Relationship Fundraising Manager covering the North West
Location: Home-based
Salary: £26,500 to £33,500
Contract: Fixed term family leave cover Jan 2022 – Dec 2022
Hours: Full time (34.5 hours)
Closing date for applications: Thursday 23 December 2021

Do you have a track record of building lasting relationships? Do you have the skills to drive income now and increase a supporter’s lifetime value? Are you keen to use those skills to inspire more people to give to Macmillan so we can do whatever it takes to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can?

As a member of the relationship fundraising team, you will deliver first class personalised stewardship across Macmillan’s fundraising portfolio, working as one team, to deliver against financial and non-financial key performance indicators in an ever-evolving environment. You will understand your supporters’ motivations and help them to support Macmillan in the way that appeals to them. All while ensuring you offer excellent levels of communication; fundraising guidance; suitably recognise their contribution; and demonstrate the impact of their support for people affected by cancer.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Cheshire West and Chester Council
Job Title: Job Coach – Supported Internships
Location: Chester, Ellesmere Port, Northwich, Winsford
Salary: £19,698 – £21,748 pro rata (equating to £10.21 – £11.27 ph)
Hours: Various part-time contracts available
Closing date for applications: Rolling programme of recruitment

The Council’s Skills and Employment team are looking to recruit a team of flexible Job Coaches to support young people aged 16-24 with special educational needs and/or disabilities to undertake a work placement as part of their Supported Internship programme. Work placements usually last for 6 months and can be from 1 day to 4 days per week depending on the needs of the young person.

For more information and details of how to apply, please click HERE


Bridge Wellness Gardens
Job Title: Better Lives Tea Rooms and Farm Shop Manager
Location: Ellesmere Port
Salary: £20,000 plus benefits
Hours: 35 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.00pm Tues – Sat
Closing date for applications: Unspecified

Bridge Community Wellness Gardens (BCWG) is a registered charity set up to provide a therapeutic environment for those with learning difficulties and mental health issues, and outdoor study facilities for children and young people. We also offer work experience and coaching to young people not in employment.

BCWG are looking for someone to run their “Better Lives” Tea Rooms and Farm Shop.

For a job description and how to apply, please click HERE (downloads as a Word document)


Share
Job Title: Outreach Manager
Location: Chester
Salary: £10 per hour
Hours: 20 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

Would you like to join our growing team of Staff? We are looking for someone to manage the day-to-day running of our Share Hub, which is our drop-in centre for people who are homeless in Chester. You would be joining a friendly and passionate team and it’s a great way to make a positive change to people’s lives.

You can find out the details HERE


Deafness Support Network
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Northwich
Salary: £9.50 per hour (full time equivalent £19,451 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 need to demonstrate compassion and empathy when providing care/support when working with our Tenants. Communication is key, and it is a requirement to communicate in British Sign Language, therefore a Level 1 qualification, or equivalent experience would be an advantage, however, full training and support is given.

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


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Human Resources and Safeguarding lead (Maternity cover)
Location: Winsford, other CLT offices or working from home
Salary: Circa £21,000 Depending on experience
Contract: 14 months
Hours: : 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

CLT is looking to recruit an adaptable Finance manager that is comfortable working within a challenging, fast moving and multitask environment.

Supporting the charity towards long term success and sustainability, you will build relationships with all departments and maintain professional standards with our external clients and suppliers.

As the Finance manager (Reporting & Analysis) you will be expected to control all aspects of the charities budgets and strategic planning, grant reporting and reconciliation, and partner communications and lead external audit.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Finance manager (Reporting & Analysis)
Location: Winsford & Northwich as required
Salary: Circa Band B – Band C (£19112 – £34005) depending on experience
Hours: : 37.5 hours over 5 days, Flexible hours per day
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

CLT is looking to recruit an adaptable Finance manager that is comfortable working within a challenging, fast moving and multitask environment.

Supporting the charity towards long term success and sustainability, you will build relationships with all departments and maintain professional standards with our external clients and suppliers.

As the Finance manager (Reporting & Analysis) you will be expected to control all aspects of the charities budgets and strategic planning, grant reporting and reconciliation, and partner communications and lead external audit.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE (downloads as a Word document)


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Shop Manager
Location: Ellesmere Port (with flexibility to cover other stores)
Salary: £17,375 – £20,849 (Depending on experience)
Hours: 37.5 (5 days per week, including weekend work)
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

Changing Lives in Ellesmere Port (CLiC, trading name of CLT) is looking to recruit an adaptable Shop manager that is comfortable working within a challenging and multitask environment.

Guiding the Ellesmere Port shop to long term success and sustainability, you will be the face of the shop, representing Changing Lives Together. You will build relationships and maintain professional standards with the sales team and the customers.

As the shop manager you will be expected to control all aspects of the store; from sales and profit to training and recruitment.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Community Transport Minibus Driver
Salary: £NMW per hour
Hours: Fixed Term Contract 12 months – Multiple positions available from 16 – 20 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

Our drivers play a key role in the safe delivery operations of the Community Transport service. We transport some of the most vulnerable members of our community. You are not just a driver, you become a member of the passenger’s support team and as such must be empathetic, caring and patient with them.

Reporting to the Community Transport Manager to provide a professional, safe, efficient, and reliable transport service for members of the public including vulnerable adults and/or vulnerable children and young people. The driver/PA will work co-operatively with each other and all members of the team and clients.

Drivers/PA’s are ambassadors for the organisation and should always be customer and safety focused and courteous.

Drivers will be required to be flexible and will be needed to also carry out Passenger Assistant duties as required.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Reuse Assistant (Paint)
Location: Winsford
Salary: £8.91 per hour
Hours: 16 per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

We are looking for someone who can support our reuse operation at Winsford Hub warehouse. Reporting directly to the Operations manager / Team Leader, the Reuse Operative will add value throughout the organisation. This role is crucial in not only providing a valuable income stream for Changing Lives Together but also reducing products going to landfill.

Overall Job Purpose:

• Recycling & processing of paint
• Testing of paint & ensuring compliance fit for purpose
• Pricing and preparation of items for re sale
• Restocking of Paint area to provide community paint
• Other flexible duties to support our busy reuse operation.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Warehouse Operative (Driver/loader)
Location: Winsford
Salary: £8.91 per hour
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing Recruitment

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.

Reporting directly to the Warehouse supervisor, the Warehouse Driver will add value throughout the organisation, ensuring that business operations are efficient and effective.

Our vans are out on the road and in the public eye – so it’s vital you drive in a safe, responsible way and provide service with a friendly smile and helpful attitude.

You’ll be the ‘face of Changing Lives Together’, providing a vital service to the community and helping volunteers gain valuable work experience.

For more information and to apply for this position, please click HERE


Disability Positive
Job Title: Disabled Children’s Assistant Activity Coordinator
Location: Across Cheshire
Salary: £19,448 rising to £20,420 following probation, pro rata
Hours: Negotiable
Closing date for applications: Ongoing Recruitment

You will be part of a supportive team that plans and delivers creative, fun, and accessible activity sessions for disabled people aged 5+ across Cheshire. Your role will
include 1-1 support for individual young people, general group supervision, delivery of activity sessions and cover for Group Coordinator when require.

For more information and details of how to apply, please click HERE


Disability Positive
Job Title: Disabled Children’s Group Coordinator
Location: Cheshire
Salary: Pro rata £23,823.00 rising to £25,015 after successful probationary period
Hours: Up to 21.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing Recruitment

You will be part of a supportive team that plans and delivers creative, fun, and accessible activity sessions for disabled people aged 5+ across Cheshire. Your role will
include supervision of assistant coordinators, plan and assess activities, coordination of volunteers and provision of personal care, medication, and behaviour support.

For more information and details of how to apply, please click HERE


Save The Family
Job Title: Full-Time Family Mentor
Location: Just outside Chester
Salary: £20,020 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing Recruitment

As Family Mentor, you will act as a mentor working alongside families to provide guidance and practical skills to enable them to overcome difficulties and barriers in order to achieve identified outcomes and reach their potential. The Family Mentor will mentor parents to help them give their children the best possible start in life and lay the foundation for a fulfilling future. The Family Mentor will be required to work closely with other agencies as part of a ‘Team Around the Family’ (TAF) approach.

Therefore, having the ability to work productively with other agencies through established structures such as TAF is essential. The ideal candidate will have excellent mentoring skills and a positive attitude in working with challenging adults.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


Save The Family
Job Title: Fundraising Coordinator
Location: Just outside Chester
Salary: from £20,500 to £25,000 depending on experience
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing Recruitment

As the fundraising coordinator for Save the Family you will:

Positively contribute to the Corporate Funding Group in developing the organisation’s fundraising priorities.

Work within an established fundraising framework and coordinate fundraising activities for the Charity with a particular focus on applying for grant funding from a range of trusts and foundations.

Maximise income for the charity through a planned programme of fundraising, events, and sales and marketing activities.

Raise the profile of the charity with Corporate Organisations and other key stakeholders with the aim of generating revenue and other support.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE

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