Changing Lives

 

Location: HMP Deerbolt

Salary: £22,000 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Initially funded until 10 July 2020; we will be working closely with Commissioners to demonstrate the effectiveness of our work to secure funding longer term.

Closing Date: 16th December 2019         

Interview date: TBC

 

About you

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

Do you have experience of caseload management and effective data monitoring?

Do you have experience of providing 1:1 support and using action planning methods to enable young people 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 young adults?

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.

Roles available at HMP Durham, HMP Northumberland, HMP Deerbolt or HMP Holme House.

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. Adopting 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 https://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.

Changing Lives

 

Salary: £18,825 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week (5 days over 7 including evenings and weekends)

Location: Based in Blyth, with outreach across Northumberland

Closing Date: 8th December 2019

Interview Date:TBC

 

About you

Do you hold NVQ level 3 in Social Care or equivalent appropriate qualification? Do you have experience of supporting socially disadvantaged and vulnerable people, including adult and child protection? Are you knowledgeable in the causes and effects related to homelessness?

Are you experienced in completing housing applications and have a good understanding of Welfare benefits and working with a variety of housing providers? Do you have knowledge of legislation within social housing sector, private sector, benefits, welfare rights?

If so, the Support Worker role 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

Changing Lives has significantly expanded over the past few years and now works nationally with people experiencing homelessness, addiction and a range of other problems by reaching out into communities. We also offer specialist support services for women and families, provide employment opportunities for our clients, and run several successful social enterprises.

Our homeless accommodation in Northumberland has recently expanded and we now provide support to complex males and females across the county, with our base in Blyth.

We require Support Worker who is flexible to work five days over seven late shift pattern, covering both the base in Blyth and assisting the outreach workers with all aspects of moving people we work with into dispersed properties. Cases of emergency and crisis, move on’s, thorough completion of all admin paperwork throughout their journey and setting up new accommodation as well as providing weekend cover for the base in Blyth. This role requires flexibility.

 

Apply for the job

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies/

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

Carers Northumberland

 

Salary: CNJ 22 £23,500 (pro-rata)

Hours: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday (6.5 hrs per day, including lunch break - actual salary £19,054)

Location: Central Office, 107 & 109 Station Road, Ashington, NE63 8RS

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 10th December 2019

Interviews: Expected to be held week beginning Monday 16 December 2019

 

Carers Northumberland is seeking to appoint a Carer Information and Advice Worker to provide information, advice, guidance and support to carers in Northumberland, understanding their needs and supporting them to access services, activities and groups to improve their wellbeing.

You will be able to demonstrate experience of providing information and advice in a community setting and a good understanding of the health and social care sector. You must be able to develop effective external relationships, have a strong commitment to inclusive team-working and the ability to adopt a flexible, innovative approach to both the work and to colleagues. You must also have excellent organisational skills, good interpersonal skills and be competent in the use of IT and all social media platforms. You must be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

To request an application pack please telephone 01670 320018 for hard copy, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The application pack can be made available in other formats upon request. For an informal chat, contact Lisa Mordue 01670 320018.

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Reg. Charity no: 1122972

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Hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: £14,040.00 for 30 hours

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 19th December 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 6th January 2020

 

We are seeking a highly motivated and flexible individual with drive and enthusiasm to provide excellent front of office services to all our stakeholders and exceptional administrative support to our staff team.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to working, will be multi-skilled, have excellent organisational and IT skills, and experience of working with a wide range of people. The post-holder be able to work under pressure to high standards of delivery.

The post is subject to a full DBS check.

The application documents can be downloaded below:

Completed applications should be emailed to Anne Lyall: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or posted/delivered to: Anne Lyall, Northumberland CVA, 107 & 109 Station Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 8RS.

Applications should be made by 12 noon on Thursday 19th December. Applicants who have not heard by the week of interviews have been unsuccessful.

AmbleYouthprojectlogo

 

Salary: £10,400 to £12.064 ( depending on skills, experience & qualifications) 

Hours: Part time (16 hours)

Location: Amble, Northumberland 

No specific closing date

 

Amble Youth Project has an exciting opportunity for someone to manage and develop the daily operations of the charity and it’s delivery of children’s and youth work.

The successful applicant will have youth work and managerial experience to take on the role and responsibilities of Senior Manager and help develop and lead the support and care the charity provides for those aged 8 - 18 within our local community.

For more information about the role and requirements, and to download the job description and person specification, please visit the Current Jobs page of the website: www.ambleyouthproject.org.

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