Job Vacancy in the Voluntary Sector

Living Well Coordinator – Cancer Care with Penny Brohn UK

 

Salary: £27,000 – £32,000 per annum, pro rata

Terms: Part time, permanent, 22.5 hours per week

Location: GenesisCare, Linford Wood, Milton Keynes

Closing Date: Monday 27 March 2017 at 9am

Interviews: Friday 31 March 2017

 

Job Description

Penny Brohn UK are looking to recruit a Living Well Coordinator to join the Milton Keynes Team.

Penny Brohn UK is the leading UK charity specialising in complementary care to help people live well with the impact of cancer. They provide a unique combination of physical, emotional and spiritual support designed to help anyone affected by cancer at any stage of their illness.

Working in partnership with Genesis Care, alongside radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatments, their whole-person approach can transform lives by giving people the practical tools necessary to improve their quality of life and help manage their cancer treatment.

They are recruiting for a Living Well Coordinator with previous experience as a registered nurse, health care professional or other health related professionals (e.g. Complementary Therapists / Psychotherapists / Counsellors), to provide a range of Penny Brohn Living Well services within the GenesisCare Centre in Milton Keynes.

This will include: 

Holistic needs assessments, managing complementary therapists, providing information and support services to patients who are undergoing radiotherapy/chemotherapy, supporting patients through relaxation and mindfulness session and delivering short courses on Living Well.

Living Well Coordinators are responsible for ensuring that patients have a positive experience as they move through Penny Brohn UK treatment support services at the GenesisCare Centre in Milton Keynes.

Penny Brohn UK are looking for an experienced professional who is able to work in a flexible, intelligent and creative way.

Penny Brohn UK is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

No agencies please.

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

 

 

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Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist with World Vision

 

Salary: £30,763 per annum

Terms: 6 Months Fixed Term – (There may be a possibility of an extension)

Location: Milton Keynes and International travel

Closing Date: 22 March 2017

Interviews: w/c 27th March 2017

 

Improve the impact of programmes transforming millions of lives

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’ ranked in 9th place for 2016.

As an experienced international development or humanitarian professional, you have real passion for design, monitoring and evaluation.

Delivering real change for millions of children in the hardest places in the world, World Vision brings governments, local authorities, community groups, businesses and individuals together to tackle the causes of injustice and poverty – and enhance eight million lives in almost 100 countries.

In this key position, you will help ensure that their programmes operate to the highest standards, enabling them to improve their impact and attract additional sources of funding. In particular, you will provide DM&E support to designated projects whilst creating a robust evidence base for future decision-making, so you will stretch your analytical skills to the full. This will involve maintaining up-to-date country knowledge and awareness of evolving best practice, and you will constantly monitor the effects of differing approaches on outcomes for children.

Your judgment and interpersonal skills will be as important as your technical ability, and you should be fully capable of engaging with a variety of audiences and communicating effectively the impact of World Vision’s work. You will be qualified to degree level, well versed in the challenges facing developing countries and knowledgeable regarding the quality and impact agenda, with real drive and determination to make a difference. A good command of Spanish, French or Portuguese would be extremely useful, although this is not essential.

Finally, you will be ready to bring their Christian ethos to life in everything you do and happy to spend up to a quarter of your time travelling to the designated countries.

Please click here to apply, where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website in order to complete their short online application form – you will need to upload your CV along with a cover letter which must include your answers to the following 3 job-specific questions:

Please explain briefly how you meet the core capabilities shown in the Job Description.

What excites you most about this role?

Please describe your experience in measuring project impact.

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.

No agencies please


Grants Portfolio Manager

 

Salary: £33,000

Terms: Contract, Fixed Term

Location: Milton Keynes + Travel

Closing Date: 05 April 2017

Job Description

Are you looking to bring your experience of Portfolio Management to a large international children’s charity responsible for making a difference to children across the globe? Robertson Bell is working alongside a c£100 million turnover international NGO to recruit a Grants Manager to oversee one of its regional portfolios on a Fixed Term Basis.

The Grants Manager will be responsible for overseeing a regional grants portfolio for this impressive charity. Key responsibilities include communicating with donors and building on existing relationships whilst developing engagement strategies. A key deliverable for this role will be to proactively engage with counterparts across the international development sector to continuously build upon the capabilities of the organisation. The Grants Manager will oversee grant performance and work closely with project teams to provide support at project implementation stage. There will be travel involved to facilitate this –approximately 25%.

The successful candidate will have experience building relationships with a people from all backgrounds and will have a Masters level qualification in International Development. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in donor relationship management, project implementation, portfolio management and proposal development. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is a willingness to travel.

If you are interested in this position please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website. Please note early as applications are under constant review and this role may be filled before the closing date.

Occupational Requirement: Practising Christian

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Job Vacancy in the Voluntary Sector

Finance & Contract Officer with World Vision

Salary: £30,763pa + benefits

Terms: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2021, contract issued subject to funding approval

Location: Milton Keynes with regular travel

Closing Date: 21 March 2017

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, our aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. We are also proud to be ranked 9th place in the top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For’ in 2016.

Would you like to be part of an exciting new team being set up to manage Department of International Development Strengthening Partnerships for Accountability and Civic Engagement – Civic Engagement Support Facility working to deliver improved accountability within Myanmar.

They are looking for a Finance & Contract Officer to be responsible for the performance and contract management for their Strengthening Partnerships for Accountability and Civic Engagement – Civic Engagement Support Facility contract with DFID.  You will work in a bespoke team within WVUK and alongside their international field offices to ensure that the contract is managed in accordance with DFID requirements, upholding the principles of financial accountability and risk management.

This is a role that is UK based involving 25% of time on travel to their field offices, to monitor contract and financial performance, provide business support and training and promote effective standards of contract management.

They are looking for someone who brings strong relationship building skills, a good sense of humour and perseverance, underpinned by expertise in financial, contract and compliance management.

Perhaps you are currently working in audit, compliance or risk management in a commercial or professional services firm with a passion for international development, or you could be a humanitarian professional already familiar with the challenges, potential and complexity of grant management…. if so this job could be for you!

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In order to apply, please use the link provided. You will need to upload your CV along with a covering letter which must include your answers to the following 4 job-specific questions:

  1. Outline what attracted you to apply for this role, and how you feel you would be able to contribute effectively to the work of World Vision through the financial management of The Strengthening Partnerships for Accountability and Civic Engagement – Civic Engagement Support Facility contract.
  2. Please outline how you will work effectively with colleagues within the World Vision partnership, external stakeholders and consortia partners to ensure the highest levels of performance management and accountability for the delivery of WVUK’s Strengthening Partnerships for Accountability and Civic Engagement – Civic Engagement Support Facility contract.
  3. What actions will you take and with whom to manage a sub-contractor that is under performing?
  4. Please describe how you meet the Core Capabilities shown on the Job Description.

World Vision UK is 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.

No agencies please

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

 

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Counsellor (Zero Hours) with Mind BLMK

 

Salary: £9.54ph (£18,360pa pro rata)

Terms: Part time

Location: Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Luton and Bedford

Closing Date: 10am on Monday 13 March 2017

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver safe, ethical and effective counselling within Mind BLMK’s counselling service.

Zero per week – ongoing and regular in line with client need and agreement. Flexibility required.

The Successful Candidate Will:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working as a diploma-qualified counsellor, and have recent experience of holding a case load.
  • Have an understanding of the range of interventions which promote individual recovery and wellbeing.
  • Be able to assess and deal with risk effectively and appropriately.
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the use of assessment and outcomes-based counselling.
  • Have excellent observation, listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong ethics, be trustworthy, impartial and respect clients’ confidentiality.
  • Have experience of working with individuals from various different backgrounds.
  • Be able to make use of clinical supervision (evidenced by a counselling supervisor’s statement).
  • Be able to work within a time limit.
  • Have a relevant counselling diploma, recognised by the BACP.
  • Be working towards or holding BACP accreditation.

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website where you can download the application pack and application form. 

Mind is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please.


Development & Engagement Manager with Canal & River Trust

 

Salary: Circa £31,000 with OLA and Car allowance

Terms: Contract, temporary role lasting between 9 and 12 months

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 14 March 2017

Interview Date: 21st March 2017

Job Description

About the role

In this key role, you’ll use your customer service and relationship management skills to grow support for a local waterway. Among other things, this will involve taking the lead on community engagement and building strong relationships with customers and customer groups. You will also coordinate and support the work of local volunteers and liaise closely with marketing and fundraising teams to link their activities to local waterway plans.

This is a temporary role lasting between 9 and 12 months. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

About you

You’ll need substantial experience in customer service, relationship management and volunteering, and of working with community groups. A strong all-round communicator with great listening skills, you’ll be confident and diplomatic when dealing with customers and will be able to find out exactly what they need. Some line management experience would be ideal, as would an HND or equivalent in business, customer service or management studies. Other qualities they are looking for include creative thinking and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work well under pressure.

About Canal & River Trust

One of the UK’s biggest charities, they maintain 2,000 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. They believe living waterways transform places and enrich lives. Achieving this vision will be a fascinating challenge. Come and be part of it.

To apply

Canal & River Trust aim to represent the diverse communities they are part of and welcome applicants from across all sectors of the community. They strongly believe that a diverse workforce brings with it a diversity of ideas, thinking and ways of working which enhances what they do.

To find out more and apply, click here and visit Charity Jobs website using the “Apply on Website” button.

Please quote reference number 2017-4928 when applying.

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Fundraising Officer with Bletchley Park Trust

 

Salary: £25,000

Terms: Contract

Location: Bletchley

Closing Date: 13 February 2017

Bletchley Park Trust is looking for an exceptional fundraiser to join its ambitious Development Team

Job Description

Bletchley Park Trust is looking for an exceptional fundraiser to join its ambitious Development Team at the launch of a major capital appeal to complete the restoration of this iconic wartime heritage site.

In this role you will take the lead on a public fundraising campaign developing and delivering communications and fundraising activities to their key audiences as well as assisting on research to support all aspects of fundraising.

This is an exciting time to join Bletchley Park Trust as you will be part of a growing development team with opportunities to extend your skills base. They welcome applications from ‘go-getters’ with experience, passion, enthusiasm and a commitment to excellence.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

To apply click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website and can download a job description.


Mission Events Coordinator (Finance) with Scripture Union

 

Salary: £16,800 (FTE: £21,000)

Terms: Part time, 29 hours per week (12-month, Fixed-term Contract)

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 15 February 2017

Interview date: 1 March 2017

Job Description

Do you possess excellent financial and administrative skills?

Do you have a passion for young people to know Jesus?

An interesting opportunity has become available within Scripture Union’s National Office in Milton Keynes. Each year, Scripture Union runs over 60 holidays and many more special events throughout England and Wales. They are now seeking a motivated and experienced Events Coordinator to provide a first-class finance service to their Holiday and Event Leaders and Treasurers.

This role will report to the Head of Mission Event Operations who oversees their holidays and events programme and liaise regularly with the Lead Accountant. Working closely with Volunteer Holiday and Event Leaders, you will ensure that all holiday and event finances are managed to the required accountancy standards and that banking facilities and day-to-day financial activities operate smoothly. Ideally, you will share a passion for Scripture Union’s holidays and events. You will also work with the rest of the Events team to provide administrative support to the programme in a variety of areas.

You will be available for a minimum of 12 months, be proactive, flexible and have:

  • Proficiency in using MS Office, Excel and accounting systems (ideally Sage); good customer service skills, ideally gained in an environment working with volunteers
  • Excellent book-keeping and accounting skills
  • Confidence to communicate and network with people of various backgrounds and levels
  • Ability to be a quick-thinking and bright individual, who loves to get involved and take on responsibilities within the role

If this describes you, and you are in agreement with the aims and beliefs of Scripture Union, then they would like to hear from you.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Adelaide Nketsia, HR Officer.

For more information and to apply, click here where you can download an application pack from Charity Jobs website.

This role has an occupational requirement to be filled by a committed Christian. Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9 applies.

Their vision is to see a new generation of children and young people who have a vibrant, personal faith in Jesus.


Trust and Foundations Fundraiser with Brain Tumour Research

 

Salary: c. £30,000 depending on experience.

Terms: Permanent, full time, 9am – 5pm

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 19 February 2017

Job Description

Brain Tumour Research is a fast-growing national charity, passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of a network of experts in sustainable brain tumour research.

Reporting to Director of Fundraising, this role will require the successful applicant to formulate and deliver strategic and operational plans to establish and grow trusts and foundations fundraising activity for Brain Tumour Research.

The successful applicant will have:

  • An excellent standard of written English, with the ability to write creative, original prose as well as to parse existing text
  • Experience at grant application writing
  • A demonstrable interest in science, or a scientific background

For information on how to apply click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website.

No agencies please.


Business Development Manager with YMCA

 

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 13th February 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 28th February

YMCA are a local charity who support 350+ formerly homeless young people per year through their supported housing project in Central Milton Keynes. They are hugely ambitious and have an exciting future that includes a £15m redevelopment project. They are building a new strategic management team and are looking for dynamic people to join their team and strengthen the work they do to support formerly homeless young people to belong, contribute and thrive.

To develop income generation, communication and marketing activities.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to help grow the charity and broaden their own skills and experience. The post holder will help to define long-term organisational strategic goals, build key relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close funding deals, write funding bids, and manage communication and marketing activities. The ideal candidate will be determined, committed and well organised with excellent communication skills. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, then they want to hear from you.

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please email admin@mkymca.com and you will be sent a full application pack.

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

YMCA are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Facilities Manager with YMCA

 

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 13th February 2017

Interviews: Thursday 2nd March 2017

Facilities Manager will take responsibility for managing YMCA buildings and facilities and for planning and implementing these functions for their new building.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to help improve their services and broaden their own skills and experience. The post holder will help to define long-term organisational strategic goals and ensure compliance with best practice and legislation.

You will oversee Health and Safety, Maintenance, Housekeeping (catering, cleaning) and Business Support (I.T, telephony) functions. The ideal candidate will be determined and well organised with excellent communication skills and will be commitment to the highest standards. You will be comfortable in managing staff and contractors and will strive to achieve best value for money. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, then they want to hear from you.

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please email admin@mkymca.com and you will be sent a full application pack

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

YMCA are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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Service Delivery Officer with Stonewater

 

Salary: £21,233

Terms: Full time

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 24 January 2017

Job Description

Are you looking to work for a forward thinking social housing provider that is proactively driving through a programme of service development; offering an improved range of services to older customers and exceptional service delivery?

You would be joining them at an exciting time – supporting the development and delivery of professional, innovative and flexible local housing, health and improved wellbeing and support services to older adults living within Stonewater retirement living schemes and the wider community.

This is your chance to make a real difference to the lives of their residents and wider customers. As a Service Delivery Officer, you will provide assistance to make their customers feel confident about sustaining their housing and living independently in an environment that supports people to improve their sense of wellbeing and tackles social and digital exclusion.

A key part of your role will include community and local partner engagement and involvement in activities that will enhance their customers’ quality of life.  A strong knowledge of housing and tenancy management services would be beneficial along with a broad understanding of housing law, support needs and health issues.

You will need to be organised, confident and able to facilitate group work and to engage with customers face-to-face; a strong administrator with good literacy and numerical skills and the ability to efficiently use IT applications.

If you’re dedicated to providing a quality service to customers, you’ll get all of the support you need to do a great job.

The role involves working with vulnerable adults and as such Stonewater will require appropriate enhanced background checks, via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Their vision is for everyone to have the opportunity to have a place they can call home. This is what drives them. If you want to make a real difference to people’s lives and have a stimulating and rewarding career, they would love to hear from you.

You will be expected to work flexible hours including some evenings, Bank Holidays and weekends if required and will attend training and meetings at other offices.  A valid UK driving licence or equivalent is essential, as is the use of your own car, as you will be required to provide cover across retirement living schemes and deliver services to any non Stonewater customers.

For the right person, Stonewater can offer:

  • 26 days’ pro-rata annual leave (plus an entitlement for bank holidays)
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities
  • Staff helpline offering independent, confidential information, counselling and support
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Holiday trading

Stonewater is a Charitable Industrial and Provident Society No. 20558R. They are committed to equality for all and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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


Cycle Mechanic – Social Enterprise Worker with Cycle Saviours

 

Salary: £16,000 – £17,000 pro rata

Terms: Permanent, full time 37.5 hrs a week (Weekends on rota) or part-time 15-22.5 hrs a week (weekends on rota)

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 09 February 2017

Job Description

Cycle Saviours is a new social enterprise whose mission is to save unwanted bikes, save the environment and help get people on their bikes. In addition to their work recycling, repairing and servicing bikes they have recently been awarded a large contract to maintain bikes for a new Milton Keynes’ public bike rental scheme and are also expanding their community engagement services to encourage more people to get on their bikes.

You will be an enterprising, environmentally committed, cycling enthusiast with high level cycle mechanic skills who is keen to share those skills with young people and others in the community.

There are both permanent full and part-time post posts available.  For this post you will need an enhanced DBS check.

The purpose of this post is to work with and train young people on their pre-apprenticeship programme to engage with the Cycle Saviours enterprise to:

  • source, refurbish and sell unwanted bikes and bike spares and repair and service customer bikes
  • develop community activities that promote access to cycling
  • service, repair and relocate rental bikes (involves driving a small van)

Key requirements

You will:

  • Be an enterprising, cycling enthusiast with good cycle maintenance skills
  • Ideally hold a cycle maintenance qualification
  • Have an ability to, and experience of, working with young people
  • A passion for cycling and the environment
  • Have strong administrative skills
  • Qualifications at level 2 or above in English and Maths
  • Strong team work skills and an ability to work constructively with others
  • A commitment to the completion of work and to the achievement of targets
  • Hold a current driving license

If you would like to apply for this position, please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website and can attach your CV and covering letter, it will be sent automatically to Cycle Saviours.

No agencies please


Parkinson’s Local Adviser with Parkinson’s UK

 

Salary: £11,657.19 per annum

Terms: Permanent, 15 hours per week

Location: Covering Milton Keynes and North Buckinghamshire, home based.

Closing Date: 23 January 2017

Interview date: 3 February 2017

Parkinson’s UK drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Together they can bring forward the day when no one fears Parkinson’s and you could be part of helping them achieve this.

You will provide information and support services through a range of means including telephone, email, and face to face client visits. The aim of the service is to provide client focused information and support that enables and empowers people to take control of their life living with Parkinson’s. The role will cover Milton Keynes and North Buckinghamshire.

With a background in health and social care service provision, you will have exceptional people skills. You will have experience of working in a person centered way and empowering others to access the support they need and make choices appropriate for them.

You will have significant experience of direct client work, including advocating for clients and supporting people with understanding their rights and options, problem solving, successfully navigating health and social care systems and participating in decision making processes regarding their support and choices. Current knowledge of welfare rights is an advantage.

You will have an absolute passion to make a difference for the people that you support. And you are self-motivated with willingness to undertake reflective practice and on-going development. If this sounds like you, then they would love to hear from you!

Candidates must live within a reasonable distance of the area as they will be required to travel around the area. You also need to be able to travel around the area without reliance on public transport. If you will be driving, you need to have held your full UK driving license for a minimum of one year.

Please note: This role will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. If you don’t have a current DBS check, you will be required to apply for one; refusal to do so will result in the offer being withdrawn.

To apply, please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website,  CVs will not be accepted as part of, or instead of, the application form.

Please note, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.

Parkinson’s UK is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications from disabled people, including those affected by Parkinson’s.

Parkinson’s UK is the operating name of the Parkinson’s disease Society of the United Kingdom. A charity registered in England and Wales (258197) and in Scotland (SC037554).

No agencies


Relief Extra Care Workers with Creative Support

 

Salary: £7.20ph plus accrued holiday credit

Terms: Part time

Location: Ampthill, Leighton Buzzard and Houghton Regis

Closing Date: 02 February 2017

Job Description

Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Employing over 5,000 staff members, Creative Support are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join their staff team in your local area.

They are looking for warm, flexible and experienced staff to provide person centred care and support in their Bedfordshire Extra Care Service, which enables older people to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle. Your role will include:

Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to older people

Maximising outcomes for clients by maintaining their independence and encouraging them to lead an active, fulfilling lifestyle

Collaborating with clients, their families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service

Experience is essential for this role. You must have a warm, caring and respectful personality to succeed in this role.  They have positions available at services in Ampthill, Leighton Buzzard and Houghton Regis

It is expected that you will work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. They will provide you with on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.

Creative Support do not accept CV’s as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the Clicking here, where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website.

An enhanced DBS check is required for which Creative Support pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency, all employees are directly employed by the 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.


Bike Rental Scheme Manager / Cycle Mechanic with Cycle Saviours

 

Salary: £17,500 – £18,500 pa

Terms: Permanent, Full time 37.5 hrs a week (Weekends on rota)

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 09 January 2017

Job Description

Cycle Saviours is a new social enterprise whose mission is to save unwanted bikes, save the environment and help get people on their bikes. In addition to their work recycling, repairing and servicing bikes they have recently been awarded a large contract to maintain bikes for a new Milton Keynes’ public bike rental scheme and are also expanding their community engagement services to encourage more people to get on their bikes.

You will be an enterprising, environmentally committed, cycling enthusiast with high level cycle mechanic skills who is keen to share those skills with young people and others in the community.

For this post you will need an enhanced DBS check.

The purpose of this post is to be the Scheme Manager for the public bike hire scheme contract and to work with and train young people on their pre-apprenticeship programme to engage with the Cycle Saviours enterprise to:

  • service, repair and relocate rental bikes (involves driving a small van)
  • source, refurbish and sell unwanted bikes and bike spares and repair and service customer bikes
  • develop community activities that promote access to cycling

Key requirements
You will:

  • Be an enterprising, cycling enthusiast with good cycle maintenance skills
  • Ideally hold a cycle maintenance qualification
  • Have an ability to, and experience of, working with young people
  • A passion for cycling and the environment
  • Have strong planning and administrative skills
  • Qualifications at level 2 or above in English and Maths
  • Strong team work skills and an ability to work constructively with others
  • A commitment to the completion of work and to the achievement of targets
  • Hold a current driving license

If you would like to apply for this position, please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website, you will be able to attach your CV and covering letter, it will be sent automatically to Cycle Saviours.

No agencies please.


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Chief Executive with The PSP Association

 

Salary: Commensurate with Charity sector CEO

Terms: Permanent

Location: Towcester, Northampton

Closing Date: 27 January 2017

A young Charity with strong roots, good team, clear goals & immense potential looking for a CEO to lead them in the next chapter of their growth

Job Description

Based at Towcester, Northampton, with potential for some remote working.

PSPA is a charity dedicated to representing and supporting those with the neurodegenerative conditions Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD).  They are seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive in succession to the past long serving incumbent. The successful applicant will lead delivery of PSP Association’s aims and objectives, work with Trustees to develop strategy and drive key organisational developments through bold leadership and collaboration across their support, research, awareness and fundraising activities both in the UK and internationally.

They want to build on their foundation of committed community, voluntary and Trust donors through developing corporate and high value investment. Such sources of funding and support will further the activities of the Charity at local, national and international levels.

The candidate

PSPA are looking for a CEO with a strong track record of:

  • Proven strategic leadership, preferably in the voluntary sector, with the ability to inspire and lead a senior management team
  • Proven experience of delivering goals and of financial management and business planning
  • Raising the profile of an organisation
  • Research, service and fundraising/income generation
  • Developing strategic alliances and influencing at the highest levels
  • Governance and working with a Board of Trustees
  • A collaborative and inclusive approach

To apply for the role please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website where you can submit your CV (max 3 sides), covering letter outlining suitability for the post and referees to the email provided.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

 

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