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Healthwatch Cheshire CIC
Job Title: Community Engagement and Project Officer
Salary: £20,000 (rising to £21,000)
Hours: Full time
Contract: Initial contract until 31st March 2022
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28 September 2021

Healthwatch Cheshire are seeking a confident and enthusiastic individual, with excellent communication skills and an enquiring mind, to join our team as a Community Engagement and Project Officer.

Healthwatch Cheshire, consisting of Healthwatch Cheshire East and Healthwatch Cheshire West, gives our community a powerful voice to comment on the Health and Care services people receive and affect change locally.

Our team use a variety of engagement techniques to gain the views and experiences of the Health and Care services people receive across Cheshire, to help inform the priorities and quality of services commissioned by the NHS and local authorities.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


Citizens Advice Cheshire West
Job Title: Pension Wise Guidance Specialist
Salary: £25,911 pa (for 37 hours per week; pro rata for reduced hours)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28 September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to deliver a free and impartial specialist quality service to people over 50 who are approaching retirement. You
will be helping people who are struggling to make sense of the complexities of the private pensions figure out how they interact with the tax and benefit system.

For further details and to apply, please click HERE


Deafness Support Network
Job Title: Sessional Youth Support Worker
Location: Cheshire (Offices at Northwich, Chester and Macclesfield)
Salary: £10.66 per hour
Hours: Hours per week varies
Closing date for applications: Sunday 3 October 2021 at 5pm

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Youth Support Worker to join our developing team, where you will be providing alternative positive activities for D/deaf and hearing young people aged from 8 -18 years.

You will deliver Youth Vibe initiatives, while supporting and empowering D/deaf young people to engage in a range of youth led activities. This role includes the planning & development of youth clubs, events, educational visits and social/sporting activities.

We require a professional & outgoing individual with strong people skills & a positive attitude, able to work on own initiative & with a desire to improve the opportunities available to young people.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


Disability Positive
Job Title: Independent Living Advisor
Contract: Ends 31st March 2022 with potential for extension
Salary: £23,823.00 rising to £25,015 after successful probationary period
Hours: 37 hours per week (Part time will be considered)
Closing date for applications: Monday 4 October 2021 at 5pm

Due to expansion of the service, we are delighted to be able to advertise this role. You will be part of a team that delivers the Arrangement of Care and Support (brokerage) service. Our Arrangement of Care and Support Advisors provide high quality information and support to both referring Health & Social Care professionals and eligible customers who are in receipt of a Personal Budget (Direct Payments), Personal Health Budgets and self-funded/private clients.

We seek an individual who can support disabled children and adults to live independently in their local communities. The successful candidate would empower the individual and ensure they have the support they need to retain their independence.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


YHA Chester Trafford Hall
Job Title: Team Member Kitchen
Location: Chester
Salary: £8.91 Per Hour
Hours: 25 – 42.5
Closing date for applications: Friday 8 October 2021

Our team member role requires flexibility to cover different shifts and tasks. It is an advantage but not essential that our team members have worked in a face to face role with customers previously and experience in hospitality or customer service is desirable.

A knowledge and understanding of the core purpose of YHA and experience of working in a team are beneficial.

As our team member role duties vary it is advantageous to be a good communicator, excellent timekeeper and have some basic skills in the use of IT. A food safety qualification is desirable but not essential.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


Snow Angels
Job Title: Wellbeing Coordinator
Location: Cheshire West, Northwich Winsford and surrounding areas
Salary: £11 per hour
Hours: 30 hours a week
Closing date for applications: Monday 11 October 2021

POST OBJECTIVES:

To support older people to continue to live independently in their own homes

To recruit and manage a team of volunteers to provide befriending services and practical assistance when necessary

To work with partner organisations to help older people to access services which will improve their quality of life

Job Description (downloads as a Word document)

Application Form (downloads as a Word document)


The End of Life Partnership
Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Based near Crewe, with additional teaching and office bases in other locations across Cheshire
Salary: AfC Band 7
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (Job share considered)
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 12 October 2021

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.

More detailed information and how to apply can be found HERE

Job Description

Person Specification


Warrington Voluntary Action
Job Title: Healthy at Home Link Worker
Location: Warrington and Halton Hospital Foundation Trust
Salary: £25,500
Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 12 October 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person. We are looking for a self-starter who can work with confidence under their own initiative within a team environment and who is committed to supporting people to maintain their independence, good wellbeing and promote self-care.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a frontline support role in the voluntary, health or public sector, delivering services in a client focused way, empowering and supporting people.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


YHA Chester Trafford Hall
Job Title: Housekeeping Team Leader
Location: Chester
Salary: £9.03 Per Hour
Hours: 25 – 42.5
Closing date for applications: Thursday 14 October 2021

Our housekeeping team leaders are responsible for supporting the management of an operational budget and delivery of KPI’s, therefore, previous leadership experience and experience managing budgets is desired. Knowledge and understanding of the core purpose of YHA along with excellent communication and customer service skills are essential.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


YHA Chester Trafford Hall
Job Title: Duty Manager
Location: Chester
Salary: £9.87 Per Hour
Hours: 30 – 42.5
Closing date for applications: Friday 15 October 2021

Our duty managers are responsible for supporting the management of an operational budget and delivery of KPI’s, therefore, previous leadership experience and experience managing budgets is desired. Knowledge and understanding of the core purpose of YHA along with excellent communication and customer service skills are essential.

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


Survivors Manchester
Job Title: Senior Trauma Informed Therapist
Location: Cheshire & Merseyside
Salary: £29,000
Hours: 37.5
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 19 October 2021 at 12pm

Survivors Manchester is proud to be able to offer our trauma-informed support services that meet the needs of survivors and those who have experienced trauma, across North West Prisons and due to expansion, we need to find a new member of our prison team.

As the Senior Trauma Informed Therapist, you will be a qualified counsellor / psychotherapist, registered with BACP or equivalent (preferably as an accredited member or working towards accreditation).

For more information and to apply, please visit HERE


YHA Chester Trafford Hall
Job Title: Team Member
Location: Chester
Salary: £8.91 Per Hour
Hours: 25+
Closing date for applications: Thursday 21 October 2021

Our team member role requires flexibility to cover different shifts and tasks. It is an advantage but not essential that our team members have worked in a face to face role with customers previously and experience in hospitality or customer service is desirable.

A knowledge and understanding of the core purpose of YHA and experience of working in a team are beneficial.

As our team member role duties vary it is advantageous to be a good communicator, excellent timekeeper and have some basic skills in the use of IT. A food safety qualification is desirable but not essential.

For further information and to apply, please visit HERE


YHA Chester Trafford Hall
Job Title: Team Members
Location: Chester
Salary: £8.91 Per Hour
Hours: 10+
Closing date for applications: Thursday 21 October 2021

Our team member role requires flexibility to cover different shifts and tasks. It is an advantage but not essential that our team members have worked in a face to face role with customers previously and experience in hospitality or customer service is desirable.

A knowledge and understanding of the core purpose of YHA and experience of working in a team are beneficial.

As our team member role duties vary it is advantageous to be a good communicator, excellent timekeeper and have some basic skills in the use of IT. A food safety qualification is desirable but not essential.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE


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

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