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Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £20344.00 per annum

Contract: Fixed term contract funded through ESIF Building Better Opportunities Fund until September 2021

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 30th September 2019

Interviews: Thursday 10th October 2019

 

 

Northumberland CVA is a partner in the Bridge Project which is part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme, funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund. The Bridge Project aims to help those who experience multiple barriers to work in finding a job or being in a better place to look for work. Bridge is a partnership between Northumberland County Council (NCC) and a number of voluntary organisations in Northumberland.

Our Supported Volunteering Project and Bridge Connectors Project form part of the wider Bridge Project.

We are seeking a Project Administrator, to provide support to our Project Coordinators. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to working, will be multi skilled, have excellent organisational and IT skills, experience of working with people with multiple barriers and volunteers and be able to work under pressure. The post-holder should be flexible in their approach and prepared to travel throughout Northumberland. The post is subject to a full DBS check.

Application forms can be downloaded below:

 

 

Applicants who have not heard by the closing date have been unsuccessful.

 

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Hours: 37 hours week

Salary: £26,999.00 per annum

Contract: Fixed term contract funded through ESIF Building Better Opportunities Fund until September 2021

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 30th September 2019

Interviews: Friday 11th October 2019

 

Northumberland CVA is a partner in the Bridge Project, funded through Big Lottery and the ESIF Building Better Opportunitites Fund, which is designed to support people move towards and into employment, while acknowledging that many people will have support needs that are outside the arena of traditional employability support.

You will be working in an exciting, friendly and fast-paced workplace, with opportunities for self-development. You will play a key role in supporting the growth of the project, working as part of a small established team to deliver the best possible outcomes to our beneficiaries.

We are seeking an experienced individual to engage with and recruit eligible beneficiariies onto the Bridge Project. The successful candidate will have proven successes in recruiting individuals furthest from the labour market onto the Bridge project. The successful candidate willl be responsible for achieving targets agreed with our funders.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to working, be multi skilled, have excellent organisational and IT skills, experience of working with people with multiple barriers and with volunteers, and be able to work under pressure. The post-holder should be prepared to travel throughout Northumberland. The post is subject to a full DBS check.

The application documents are downloadable below:

 

 

Applicants who have not heard by the closing date have been unsuccessful.

 

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Hextol Foundation

 

Salary: Up to £23,400 pro rata (depending on experience)

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 22.5 hrs per week

Location: Northumberland

Deadline: Wednesday 11 September 2019 at 12 noon

Interviews: Anticipated week commencing 16 September

 

The Hextol Foundation is a Charity based in Hexham, which provides working opportunities to people with learning disabilities and mental health needs. We do this by operating a suite of businesses, including: the Hextol Tans vegetarian café; a pack and post operation; catering; warehousing; gardening in Hexham and Newcastle; a handyperson service; and internal admin and cleaning functions.

We believe that by working in a supported and encouraging environment people develop new skills, grow in self-confidence and self-esteem, reduce social isolation and improve their mental and physical health. Where appropriate this may enable people to obtain paid employment.

We operate as a social enterprise in that we charge a commercial rate for the services we provide, but we need to raise additional funds through grant applications and other fundraising activities.

We are seeking an individual to be responsible for fundraising who has experience of successfully raising money from grant making bodies and events.

The role is part time, 22.5 hrs per week and the salary is up to £23400 FTE (to be pro-rated) depending on experience. Applications close on 11 September 2019. Interviews are anticipated to take place in week commencing 16 September 2019.

To request an application form, along with full job description and person specification, please contact us:

  • Call: 01434 605253
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For further information please telephone our Chief Executive, Bruce Howorth on the number above.

 

Changing Lives

 

Salary: £22,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: HMP Northumberland, HMP Deerbolt, HMP Durham, or HMP Holme House

Closing Date: 22.09.19

Interview Date: 01.10.19

 

About you

Do you have significant recent experience in delivery of careers advice to adults, individually or in groups, in custody or in the community??

Do you have experience of providing 1:1 support and using action planning methods to enable individuals to achieve their goals?

Do you have experience of referring & supporting unemployed individuals to access other providers?

Do you have the ability to coach, motivate & influence & engage others?

Do you have High standard of administrative / ICT skills, able to use digital platforms to enhance the learner experience, e.g. Virtual Campus?

If so, the role of IAG Adviser may be the role for you.

 

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

 

About the job

This is a unique opportunity to help men in the justice system realise their potential and successfully resettle in the community. As a qualified Information, Advice & Guidance Adviser you will provide careers advice and guidance helping the men to achieve work, learning and personal development goals. Working holistically 1:1 and in small workshop groups you will support the men to develop their Personal Learning Plans and be responsible for supporting them through every stage of their journey, enabling them to address their barriers and realise their aspirations in preparation for release.

With excellent interpersonal skills, you will help the men we support to become more confident and motivated to enable them to achieve their goals whilst at the same time ensuring a consistent and high quality service. The role will differ slightly in each establishment and we are looking to match the skills and knowledge of colleagues to the needs of the different cohorts.

HMP Durham is a reception prison and a key part of the role will be to support and motivate the men, helping them to adapt to their sentences and see the potential opportunities that are available at Durham and receiving establishments. For HMP Deerbolt we are looking to recruit professionals that are skilled and passionate about working with young people, helping the men to identify and realise their aspirations. At HMP Northumberland and HMP Holme House we will be supporting the men to develop their skills and knowledge in preparation for release to an open prison or successful resettlement. At all of the establishments we will be working with partners and employers to identify and develop work and training opportunities.

The role will involve coordinating careers/employment events, employer visits & motivational events. You will adopt a whole person approach by working collaboratively with all partners to ensure the best outcomes for the men including Key workers, Educations, CRCs, Offender Management & Probation.

NB. The roles are subject to enhanced DBS & Prison vetting.

 

Apply for the job

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies - please ensure you include details on the top of the application form, of which prison you are applying to be based at.

 

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.

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Salary: £27,905 - £31,371

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time – 37 hrs per week

Location: County Hall, Morpeth

Deadline: Wednesday 11 September 2019

 

Northumberland County Council is looking to recruit a Volunteer Network Coordinator to establish a volunteer network in line with the Council’s Strategic objectives to have a central volunteer function. 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the benefits of volunteering and to be an advocate for the volunteer network and organisation both internally and externally. The role will require you to develop, promote, embed and sustain volunteers within the organisation in line with national and local priorities. You will identify local strategic volunteer priorities and promote best practice and innovation with regards to the volunteers at the Council. 

You will be the first point of contact in providing volunteer advice and guidance to managers and employees in regards volunteer network initiatives, roadshows and projects and you will be expected to lead on designated projects and specialist areas as directed by HR line managers.

A sound working knowledge of project management is essential to the role, as is previous experience of working within a HR/recruitment environment.

To apply please visit: https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/_/190640

 

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