Support Worker with Creative Support

Salary: Up to £15,990pa based on experience

Terms: Full or part-time

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 15 February 2016

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. Their services provide responsive and person centred care which is specific to the needs of the individual. In order to achieve this, they need a workforce that is hardworking and committed to ensuring the best possible quality of life and independence for those they provide this care for.

Creative Support is developing new Supported Living service in Milton Keynes. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing personal care, practical and emotional to people with a learning disability
  • Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users
  • Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
  • Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service

Experience of working with people with a learning disability is desirable, as is a relevant professional qualification. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care. You must be warm and able to work in a person-centred way with people with a learning disability. A clean, valid driving licence and access to a vehicle is desirable.

You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with and training regarding changes to the law governing social care.

They do not accept a CV as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required, which they pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by their organisation. They do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application they will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact them via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on their company website.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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NCS Recruitment Co-Ordinator with UFA

Salary: £20,000

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 31 January 2016

UFA have a vacancy for somebody to promote the NCS programme in schools and colleges within Milton Keynes.

NCS is a once in a lifetime opportunity for 16/17 year olds to challenge themselves, learn new skills and support their local community. Google NCS and find out more!

UFA are looking for somebody who is passionate about changing the lives of young people and understands the importance of getting this opportunity across to them.

In order to do this you will need to have the confidence to stand up in front and present to audiences of hundreds of people and sell them the experience. Confidence and an ability to motivate are must haves so some public speaking experience would be useful.

If you think this could be you, please get in touch!

Required licence or certification:

  • Must have a valid driving licence

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

To apply for this role Click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website

Fulfilment Coordinator with Oxfam

Salary: £15,260 (increasing to £15,444 from 1st April 2016)

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 31 January 2016

Oxfam are looking for a Fulfilment Coordinator to join their busy team at Milton Point Hub.

Oxfam’s Online Shop is one of a kind – the only UK charity shop selling thousands of unique, special items from vintage Dior to quirky homewares, and everything in between, with every purchase helping to fight global poverty

Oxfam are proud to say the Milton Point Hub is one of the principal online presences for the Oxfam Online Shop, with over 10,000 items of the most fabulous unique donations are offered for sale to their worldwide customers

A unique role now exists within their team, to lead a team of empowered volunteers to provide the highest level customer care  to fulfil the thousands of orders they sell both in the UK and internationally. The role provides a variation of responsibilities which also oversees their returns process for Oxfam Online.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, adaptable and motivated team player to work alongside the Online hub team and Manager. Attention to detail is a must along with a positive attitude and passion for achieving great customer care standards in representing the work Oxfam does.

About Oxfam

Oxfam is part of a global movement for change, working together to end poverty and injustice. They work directly with communities and they seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them. Their humanitarian, development and campaigning projects change lives around the world.

For more information and to apply please visit their jobs website:

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Grant Portfolio Manager with World Vision

Salary: £30,161 – £33,000 pa (depending on experience) + good range of benefits

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East

Closing Date: By 11pm, 15 February 2016

Fluent French is essential. 

(World Vision are also seek candidates who are immediately available on a fixed term basis)

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day they bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, their aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. They are also proud to be voted one of the Top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015’.

Reporting to the Grants Unit Manager, this role requires frequent travel to the designated region with a view to monitoring and increasing the number of acquisitions of institutional grant funded projects and programmes.  Having developed knowledge of the regional /country level donor environment and funding mechanisms, and identified appropriate funding opportunities, you will work cross-organisationally to ensure the successful management of your portfolio.

As a graduate with proven ability of submitting successful funding proposals to bilateral and multilateral donors, establishing excellent relationships with supporting colleagues (such as National Office Resource Development Managers and UK Based Grant Compliance Officers) and communicating effectively both verbally and in writing, your strong budgeting, financial and project management skills will be exemplary.

Positive, optimistic and resourceful in dealing with obstacles and problem solving, you will also be expected to promote a culture of excellence to ensure WVUK’s core values and principles are widely communicated to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of resources are maximised.

As an active Christian, within both the home and work environment, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith within WVUK and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

Frequent travel and interaction with donors and other key stakeholders in Francophone Africa will be necessary, so fluent French is required, therefore non-French speakers cannot be considered.

In addition to the salary offered, you’ll enjoy benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement and free parking.

This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your skills where they really matter.

World Vision are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

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No agencies please

Support Worker with Choice Support

Salary: £8.15 per hour

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 01 February 2016

You’ll really enjoy working here! Exciting Support Worker opportunities in Milton Keynes.

Choice Support is a non-profit company that provides high quality care and support to adults with learning disabilities to help them take control of their lives.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Milton Keynes
Hours: Full time/Part time
Salary: £8.15ph

About the Role:
They need caring people who want to help people with learning disabilities to live the lives they want, with the aim of making each day the best it can possibly be. The people they support are all individual and some also have complex health needs or other disabilities, however, they want to live independent and fulfilling lives. The work is varied, depending on the needs and interests of the people you will be working with and can include cooking, personal care, housework, going to the shops, football, cinema or on any other activities that people want to do.

About You:
You don’t need previous experience, only a willingness to learn, enthusiasm, good communication skills and a genuine desire to help improve the lives of people with learning disabilities.

Being in possession of a full manual driving licence would be an advantage for some roles, but is not essential.

What They Offer:
The work is genuinely satisfying and the people you support will let you know every day through their smiles whether you are doing a good job. Choice Support provide excellent training, generous annual leave, a staff discount shopping scheme, good pension and the opportunity to start your career in social care with a good provider of high quality care and support.

They provide support 24/7. The roles involve shift work, which can include evening/ night/weekend work, but flexible hours are a possibility.

There are also opportunities to work as casual Bank Support Workers in the Milton Keynes area.

These are amazing opportunities to make a real difference to people’s lives with the support of a good employer.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Care Worker, Learning Disabilities, Not For Profit, Social Care, Healthcare, Volunteer, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Community Care, Healthcare Assistant, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Retail, Cleaner, Office Administrator, Childcare, Driver, Waiter, Cook, Classroom Assistant etc.

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