Partnership Accommodation Domestic Abuse Team Leader with MK-ACT (MKWA)

An established charity providing domestic abuse support services within Milton Keynes.


Salary: £25, 520 following successful completion of probationary period 6 month increment of £500

Terms: Fixed Term till 31st August 2017.

Location: Based at MK-Act Office in Milton Keynes and Milton Keynes Council CMK.

Closing Date: Friday 12th February 2016, 5pm

Interviews: w/c 22nd February 2016

MK-ACT require a Team Leader who has broad knowledge and experience of the housing sector to manage the delivery of this project.  Their ideal candidate will need to have a comprehensive understanding of domestic violence, housing and working at a strategic level in partnership with other agencies.  They will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the housing sector and law, experience of managing a project and understand the effects of Domestic Abuse on men, women and children, with the ability to work in a multi agency setting.

You will build a strategic response for Milton Keynes in regard to housing for victims of DV. Part of your role will be to seek out opportunities to secure new units of accommodation across all tenures to meet housing need for victims of DV; assist in the development and review of a Homelessness Strategy for Milton Keynes; Spend time working in other teams and partners to gain a deeper insight into related areas of work and scope the need for a Sanctuary Scheme within MK.  You will line manage any members of the project.

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Volunteer Development Coordinator with Canal & River Trust


Salary: £25k-£35k dependent upon experience plus £1,910 outer London allowance

Terms: Permanent, Full Time

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 12 February 2016

Canal & River Trust volunteers already make a significant contribution to their work across the waterways and the continued delivery of high quality sustainable volunteering opportunities is essential.  As part of this role you will implement the volunteering strategy at a local level by establishing, growing and maintaining volunteer relationships.  You will also promote volunteering both inside and outside of the Trust and identify new volunteering opportunities, in order to establish volunteering as a key part of who they are and what they do.

Your role responsibilities will include delivering the local volunteering action plans which build the capacity of the waterway.  You will provide advice upon all volunteering matters and encourage participation and creative thinking. You will also be responsible for the recruitment, induction and training of volunteers, ensuring that they feel engaged and fully represent the Trust.  Working closely with the National Volunteering Team you will ensure that the local action plans and initiatives are aligned with the National Volunteering strategy and develop and manage partnerships with other organisations.

To be successful in this role you must have experience in community engagement and of working with volunteers and growing the volunteering offering. An effective and engaging communicator, you must be able to build and sustain relationships and manage the expectations of a variety of colleagues both inside and outside of the Trust. The role may involve working with young people, therefore your approach and style must be flexible to accommodate different groups.  You must also have excellent presentation skills and experience of using social media. An NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Health & Safety is desirable but is not essential to be successful for the role.  Due to the nature of the role you would be expected to work flexibly, including working some weekends and bank holidays, in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.

One of the UK’s biggest charities, they maintain 2,200 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations. Their mission is to have by 2020 a thriving, sustainable waterway network cherished by a public that shares a deep sense of responsibility for its wellbeing. Achieving this will be a fascinating challenge. Come and be part of it.

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Senior Support Worker with Creative Support


Salary: Up to £17,456pa based on experience

Terms: Either 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 Supported Living services in Milton Keynes. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in establishing and developing a brand new service. They are looking to recruit a full time creative, self-motivating and resourceful individual with a willingness to go the extra mile to provide individually tailored and compassionate support to people with a learning disability in a supported living environment.

You will have a keen insight into the challenges and opportunities that their service users face on a daily basis and have the ability to manage support effectively in all aspects of leading a fulfilling life and positive wellbeing, alongside ensuring personal care is delivered in a dignified and positive manner.

You will be an effective leader, leading by example and embedding the values of opportunity, choice and wellbeing within the services and people you manage, experience of managing supported living services is essential or 2 years experience working in a supported living environment in a support role.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Co-ordinating and supervising the staff team
  • Ensuring staff implement person centred planning, communication approaches, positive risk management and positive behaviour support guidelines
  • Enabling service users to live active lives, develop skills, encourage social inclusion and progress towards greater independence
  • Maintaining excellent working relationships with service users, families and involved professionals.
  • Working shifts on a 24 hour rota including sleep ins.
  • Ensuring the services you manage exceed Care Quality Commission expectations

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 client group you work with, managerial qualifications and up-to-date training regarding changes to the law governing social care.

They do not accept 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.

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

Business Analyst with World Vision


Salary: £30,161 pa + good range of benefits

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 14 February 2016

At World Vision UK, 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’.

As part of the ICT & Operations Business Partnering Team, you will be helping to drive the effectiveness of marketing and digital projects through the delivery of business and technical solutions enabling the organisation to achieve its strategic goals.

This is a highly collaborative role requiring the ability to work effectively with stakeholders from different areas of the business, and to analyse, document and propose solutions for the internal processing of responses to a variety of marketing activities.

They are looking for someone who brings with them many of the following skills and experience:

  • Be qualified to degree level (or the equivalent)
  • Has experience in working with CRM databases within a marketing environment
  • Has excellent planning skills and experience of working within a project environment
  • Has experience of understanding and explaining technical information to non technical people.  Similarly be able to translate non technical requirements into a coherent technical requirements document
  • Has experience as a Business Analyst and/or Systems Analyst
  • Works accurately, with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively to multiple deadlines
  • Be team-spirited, creative and highly motivated
  • Be quality-driven and able to work proactively on own initiative

As a Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith within World Vision UK and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, you can expect a good range of benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement and free parking.

This is an excellent opportunity to use your experience for a highly worthwhile cause. Click here to apply where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website and can view more details about the role, complete a short online form and upload your CV and covering letter.

Please note that if response for this role is higher than anticipated, World Vision reserve the right to commence interviews and appoint before the published closing date.

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer

No agencies please

Systems Developer with World Vision


Salary: £21,554 pa + good range of benefits

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 22 February 2016

This is a fantastic chance to join a leading charity in Milton Keynes. As Systems Developer, you will provide bespoke supporter letter development in line with requesters’ requirements in relation to their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. In addition, you will perform regular system administration tasks as and when needs dictate.

As part of the ICT and Operations team and reporting to the System Development Manager, you will have responsibility for:

Letter development – in order to communicate with World Vision supporters, you will develop complex letters using MS Word to include specific requirements, capture and analysis as well as testing, printer set-up, sign-off and deployment

Data management – investigate issues related to data received and either resolve issues personally or escalate to the relevant third party or appropriate manager. You will also support World Vision staff who are responsible for loading data from third parties

Application administration – assist the development team in the administration of World Vision’s helpdesk application, as and when required.

Degree educated or with equivalent level education, you will need an in depth knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Word in particular, as well as experience in writing Microsoft VBA in relation to MS Word. Knowledge and hands on experience of CRM systems, particularly in a charity context would be ideal.

With good English and grammar in general, you should be highly detail-conscious, customer-focused, well organised and a great team player. They are also looking for flexibility and someone with a methodical approach who can prioritise a busy workload. The role will also give you the opportunity to learn new skills and increase knowledge. Experience of working in an ICT team, perhaps including interaction with the user community will be an asset and you should be confident working and communicating with people at all levels.

Through its mission, World Vision UK is a Christian charity and a great place to work. While the role does not call for a Christian as an organisational requirement, all applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

As well as the salary indicated, you can expect a range of benefits including pension, health cover, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement and free parking.

To apply for this role Click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website, for a Job Description and Person Specification, complete their short online application form and upload your CV and covering letter.

Please note that if response for this role is higher than anticipated, World Vision reserve the right to commence interviews and appoint before the published closing date.

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer

No agencies please

Direct Marketing Manager x 2 through TTP Recruitment


Salary: £36,269 per year

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 08 February 2016

TPP is working with an international Christian charity to recruit two new Direct Marketing Managers into their Milton Keynes based Fundraising team. One of the Direct Marketing Managers will focus primarily on their sponsorship products (eg ‘sponsor a child’), both retaining support for existing products, and working on development of new products for fundraising asks. The other Direct Marketing Manager will lead on Supporter Development, developing a high value supporter experience and supporter journey. Both roles take team management responsibility – Sponsorship manages a team of 11 (4 direct reports); Supporter Development manages a team of 6.

The ideal candidates will have:
*Significant direct marketing experience within the charity sector
*Excellent campaign analysis skills
*Experience of working with medium/large DM agencies and suppliers
*Excellent team and line management experience
*Experience with running financial budgets
*A strong empathy with the cause and the Christian faith

If you would like to discuss these roles further, please call Emily on 0207 198 6040.

Or Click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website