Jobs

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MacMillan Cancer Support
Job Title: Partnership Quality Lead
Location: North West England
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Hours: Full time (34.5 hours) & Part Time options available
Closing date for applications: Sunday 14 August 2022

In this role you’ll support Macmillan Professionals across various settings and in a variety of ways. Supporting teams to improve through quality improvement activities, strengthening relationships to deliver more for people living with cancer and ensuring that professionals have access to the tools and resources are key elements of the role. Working across a geographical area and by working collaboratively with the Senior Geographical Leadership team, your other team colleagues, external partners, and other key stakeholders, the role will agree and deliver local priorities.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Deafness Support Network (DSN)
Job Title: Front of House Administrator
Location: Northwich
Salary: £20,836 per annum
Hours: 37 Hours per week
Closing date for applications: Monday 15 August 2022 at 5pm

We are looking for a Front of House Administrator for our Supported Living Service. This is a new role to enable us to enhance our service in a key area of our work. We are a Disability Confident employer with vibrant offices in Macclesfield, Northwich and Chester. In our four vibrant supported living homes in Northwich we provide care and support for D/deaf adults. Our values-based culture comes from our knowledge that the services we provide make a real difference to the people we support.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Medaille Trust
Job Title: Modern Slavery Case Workers (2 x vacancies)
Location: Halton, Cheshire
Salary: £26,403 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Monday 15th August 2022

We are seeking a confident and experienced Modern Slavery Case Worker with a wide range of skills and importantly, a ‘can do’ approach. As the Modern Slavery Case Worker, you will provide practical and emotional support to potential victims of modern slavery in the service, where applicable in a given geographic area. You will undertake daily duties to ensure the smooth running of the service. The role will involve assisting clients with increasing practical skills and self-confidence to empower and enable independent and safe living.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Medaille Trust
Job Title: Modern Slavery Case Worker Assistant
Location: Halton, Cheshire
Salary: £22,171.50 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Monday 15th August 2022

We are seeking a confident and experienced Modern Slavery Case Worker Assistant with a wide range of skills and importantly, a ‘can do’ approach. As the Modern Slavery Case Worker Assistant, you will provide practical and emotional support to potential victims of modern slavery in the service and their dependents, where applicable in a given geographic area. You will undertake daily duties to ensure the smooth running of the service. You will support service users’ needs as specified within their journey plan and as instructed by the Modern Slavery Case Worker.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Medaille Trust
Job Title: Night Welfare Worker
Location: Halton, Cheshire
Salary: £22,652 per annum
Hours: 36 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Monday 15th August 2022

As Night Welfare Worker you will ensure the safe house is safe and secure by working waking nights from the hours of 9pm – 9am or hours as agreed by the Service Manager. You will carry out regular internal and external checks of the premises throughout the shift. You will assess any out of hour referrals and welcome new clients, who often arrive in the early hours of the morning having been rescued from their situations only hours previously.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Youth Federation
Job Title: Fundraising Officer
Location: Ellesmere Port plus some home-working and travel
Salary: £26,664 – £29,526
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 17 August 2022 @ 12pm

Youth Fed is a pioneering forward-thinking organisation and needs to secure funding to further develop innovative and user-led intervention services for young people and youth organisations in the North West and beyond. Youth Fed is looking to build on its successful fundraising track record by further developing its links and supporting projects.

The ideal candidate will have excellent skills and experience fundraising from a range of sources as well as experience working on charity campaigns and projects. Naturally the successful candidate will enjoy working for a charity which aims to benefit the lives of young people. The successful candidate will also be working within the Charity’s Fundraising Team to generate income through developing links with individuals, groups and organisations and also working across the charity to raise funds to make projects & programmes happen.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Co-operative Group
Job Title: Member Pioneer
Location: Home based in Kelsall and Tarvin
Salary: £9.68 plus benefits
Hours: 4 hours per week (16 hours per month)
Closing date form applications: Thursday 18 August 2022

We’re looking for member pioneers to join Co-op, in communities across the country. In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues in stores and funeral homes, and representatives of the many local causes we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


The Joshua Tree
Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer
Location: Cheshire
Salary: Not specified
Hours: Part time – 18 hours per week
Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 18 August 2022

The Joshua Tree is seeking to engage a highly motivated and experienced individual to take on the role of Finance and Administration Officer to take care of the transactional requirements of the charity. Working closely with the Head of Finance & Operations, the post-holder will provide a crucial role in ensuring that the bookkeeping requirements of the charity are met, our donors are recognised and thanked, and our office runs smoothly. This is a part-time role, so flexible working is very much a possibility and every day will be different; you will receive real job satisfaction as you play your part in ensuring we are able to provide a support centre where children and their families will feel comfortable and secure.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Cadent
Job Title: Customer Administrator
Location: Ellesmere Port
Salary: £27,175 – £31,970
Hours: Full Time
Closing date for applications: Friday 19 August 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Future of Gas Hydrogen team as a Customer Administrator Working within our Hydrogen Experience Centre based in Ellesmere Port. You will work closely with our customers and oversee the Whitby Hydrogen Village. The Customer Administrator will be at the forefront of developing and facilitating the visitor experience by being visitors’ first point of contact.

The successful candidate will work at the Hydrogen Experience Centre in Ellesmere Port and be the first-person customers and stakeholders will meet when they visit the centre. You will manage daily enquiries, the booking system at the centre, meet and greet, and support the wider team with day-to-day administration duties.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Deafness Support Network (DSN)
Job Title: Personal Communication Assistant (PCA)
Location: Northwich
Salary: £19,047.60
Hours: 37 Hours per week
Closing date for applications: Friday 19 August 2022 at 5pm

We are looking to develop our communications team and have a vacancy for a Personal Communication Assistant (PCA).

We are looking for a professional, approachable, and flexible individual with a proactive attitude, the ability to work independently and with good organisational skills. You will have a minimum of British Sign Language Level 3.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Tomorrow’s Women
Job Title: Empowerment Advisors x 4
Location: Chester
Salary: £21,000 to £25,000
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 12pm

Join an exciting, supportive and dynamic expanding high profile women’s charity working with adult women 18+, facing personal issues, to live equal and fulfilled lives.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Tomorrow’s Women
Job Title: Administrative Officer x 2
Location: Chester
Salary: £19,000 to £21,000
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 12pm

Join an exciting, supportive and dynamic expanding high profile women’s charity working with adult women 18+, facing personal issues, to live equal and fulfilled lives.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Tomorrow’s Women
Job Title: Senior Empowerment Advisor
Location: Chester
Salary: £26,000 to £27,000
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 12pm

Join an exciting, supportive and dynamic expanding high profile women’s charity working with adult women 18+, facing personal issues, to live equal and fulfilled lives.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Chester Sexual Abuse Support Service (CSASS)
Job Title: Counsellor
Location: Chester, hybrid
Salary: £25,478 – 27,038 pro rata
Hours: 22 hours per week
Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 6 September 2022

Chester Sexual Abuse Support Service is a friendly team of people, working with adult survivors of sexual violence to improve health and wellbeing, to cope better, and feel informed, empowered and safe.

We are seeking a part time staff counsellor to join our team of 20 specialist volunteers and freelancers, enabling even more survivors to transform their lives. CSASS are able to support survivors for as long as they and their counsellor agree it is needed.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Healthwatch Cheshire
Job Title: Communication and Research Officer
Location: Cheshire
Salary: £25,000
Hours: Full Time
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 20 September 2022

As Communication and Research Officer, you will be a vital member of our small team, bringing all elements of our communications activity and people’s feedback together in a meaningful and impactful way to influence positive outcomes for the people of Cheshire.

You will be responsible for development and delivery of communications campaigns, producing written materials and social media campaigns, as well as innovative and engaging graphics, audio and visual content. Getting out and about across Cheshire will help you understand the priorities and experiences of people accessing health, care and wellbeing services and support.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Cheshire Community Foundation
Job Title: Head of Grants Programmes and Impact
Location: Northwich
Salary: c. £40,000 depending on experience
Hours: 37 hours
Closing date for applications: Unspecified

Cheshire Community Foundation raises funds to support hundreds of amazing small charities and voluntary groups across the whole of Cheshire and Warrington. We are expert grant-makers, ensuring that the money our generous donors and supporters give reaches right to the heart of the local communities that need it the most.

The Head of Grants Programme and Impact will lead on grants related activity for Cheshire Community Foundation (CCF) working with the staff team and Trustees to develop and deliver relevant grants programmes and effective processes that align with CCF’s overall strategic plans.

The role holder will ensure that CCF’s stakeholders are confident that the funds entrusted by them are allocated in a robust and balance way that addresses need and disadvantage within Cheshire and Warrington and makes a tangible difference.

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


Number 71 Crisis Cafe (The Spider Project)
Job Title: Crisis Response Worker
Location: Chester
Salary: £22,542 per annum
Hours: Variable
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

Spider Project operates a crisis response project in Chester called Café 71), which offers support and a safe place to those in crisis 365 days a year.

  • This is a fixed-term position until 31st March 2023, with a possibility to extend subject to continued funding.
  • To work as part of a team providing the day-to-day delivery of the Crisis service, including 1:1 support.
  • To work closely with partners in other agencies, including A&E, Police, NWAS, Primary Care services, NHS 111, Drug and Alcohol services and other third sector organisations.
  • To work alongside volunteers and co-produce effective delivery of the crisis service and creative recovery programme.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Community Transport Minibus Driver(s) – a number of positions are available
Salary: £9.75 per hour
Hours: Variable hours
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.

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


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Chief Executive
Location: Winsford
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

The Chief Executive of Changing Lives Together is responsible to the Chair and Board of Trustees for the leadership of the staff and volunteers and overall strategic direction of the Charity and social enterprise.

The post holder will work to ensure that all statutory and contractual responsibilities are met and through the wider professional team all service and administrative areas are delivered to the highest standards and in line with the strategic aims.

Acting as ambassador for the charity, you will build key relationships with all stakeholders and maximise opportunities to develop and diversify income generation in line with the strategic aims, existing and new services and sustainability planning

For more information and to apply, please access the Recruitment Pack


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Community Hub Operations Manager
Salary: £19,112 to £26,062
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

The Cheshire Food Hub was established as part of the “Feeding West Cheshire partnership”; a project set up to manage, coordinate and distribute food to those in need. This is a response to reduce food poverty arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The successful postholder will be an operational self-starter, enjoy working in a fast moving but rewarding environment and have the proven ability to work flexibly to meet the evolving needs of a project. You will be a strong leader, able to work effectively with a
multi-disciplined team and have demonstrable skills in operations, logistics, partner liaison, warehouse, food management and community support.

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


Changing Lives Together
Job Title: Buddying & Befriending Volunteer Co-ordinator
Salary: £17,375 to £20,849 Pro rata
Hours: 3-4 Days per week
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

The Volunteer Co-ordinator role is responsible to the Lead Volunteer Coordinator, and will ensure that the charities Buddying and Befriending Scheme is coordinated within the areas identified efficiently and to a high standard, meeting all targets set both internally
by CLT and externally by our funders.

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


Kelsall Wellbeing Hub
Job Title: Youth Worker
Location: Kelsall, Tarporley
Salary: £10 to £15 per hour depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: Annualised hours 500
Closing date for applications: Unspecified

Kelsall Parish Council has decided a qualified Youth Worker is needed to increase the engagement with the young people of the Parish and, thereby, get a better understanding of what is needed.

The youth worker will cooperate with other stakeholders in the Kelsall youth project, including the Wellbeing Hub manager, other hub volunteers, members of the PPG and the Parish Council.

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


Vivo Care Choices
Job Title: Shared Lives Carer
Location: Chester, Ellesmere Port, Northwich, Winsford
Salary: This is a self-employed position – you will not be employed by Vivo Care Choices
Hours: Various/Flexible hours
Closing date for applications: Ongoing recruitment

Are you a kind, caring and compassionate person who enjoys being around people, helping make them happy? Have you ever thought about being a Shared Lives Carer?

We welcome people of all ages and backgrounds who are married, single, living with a partner, with or without children, who own their own home or rent with or without experience of caring for people. Anyone over the age of 18 can become a Shared Lives Carer.

You can work from home or in the local community, choose your own days and hours.

Each Carer develops a personal profile, which is used to match them with an individual requiring support, based on common interests, location and support needs.

For long-term and respite support, a spare bedroom is essential.

For more information and to apply, please follow this LINK

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