Job Vacancy: Healthwatch Knowsley Administration Officer (Signposting) (Closing 5pm on Wednesday 12th December)

Knowsley Healthwatch is looking to appoint an experienced Administrator to provide a range of administrative and clerical support services to the Healthwatch team, whilst the postholder is on maternity leave for nine months.

Job Vacancy: Head of Performance and HR with Sefton Carers Centre (closing 5pm, Tuesday 27th November)

Sefton Carers Centre is a dynamic, local charity providing an extensive range of services to unpaid carers in Sefton. We also provide support services to Direct Payment clients in Sefton. Our vision is a world in which the role and contribution of unpaid carers is recognised and valued and where they have access to support and services of the quality that they need to live their own lives.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our Senior Management Team and help drive the quality and impact of the services we provide to unpaid carers and direct payment clients in Sefton. The role is offered on a permanent basis.

Job Vacancy; Home-Start Knowsley – Scheme Organiser, Closing 14th November 2018

Job role: Scheme Organiser
Hours: 37 hours – 2 years fixed term in the first instance
Salary: £21,074 – £24,657 NJC SCP 22-27
Job Share considered for candidates with the right skills


Home-Start Knowsley is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families. Volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families under stress in their own homes. We also deliver a range of targeted courses and interventions to improve family health and wellbeing.

We are delighted to advertise for a Scheme Organiser to develop and deliver evidenced based and innovative programmes of support for children, young people and families.  The person we are looking for will:

  • Be responsible to the Scheme Manager and be a pro-active member of the experienced and effective staff team.
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate evidence based and innovative training programmes to address the needs of children, young people and families, and volunteers.
  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and hold a case load.

Essential to this role is:

  • Experience in leading projects, including funding management and financial systems, evaluating and reporting.
  • An outstanding track record of working to address the needs of vulnerable children, young people and families, especially if there is low level mental ill health.
  • Knowledge of legislation and policy relating to children and families.
  • Knowledge of the voluntary sector.
  • Ability to work in partnership and develop networks.

Download an application pack at www.homestartknowsley.org.uk

For more information ring 0151 480 3910 or email info@homestartknowsley.org.uk

Closing date: 12 noon on 14th November 2018   

Proposed Interview date: Week commencing 26th November 2018

Home-Start Knowsley, 55 Rupert Road, Huyton, L36 9TB

Job Vacancy: Administration and Data Support Officer (Part-time, 17.5 hours per week) (closing 5pm, Monday 17th September)

Sefton CVS in partnership with South Sefton CCG and Southport and Formby CCG will deliver a pilot project working directly with Sefton residents who are using urgent care services inappropriately.

Salary: £19,430 pro rata (actual salary £9,715)
Location: Based at Sefton CVS Burlington House however the post is borough wide and will require some travel. 
Responsible to: High Intensity User and Reablement Co-ordinator

This role is fixed term for 18 months. 

Job Purpose: 

A team of ‘Outreach and Intervention Workers’ will work with ‘high intensity users’ to reduce the number of emergency ambulance calls and unscheduled care interactions. The ‘Outreach and Intervention Worker’ will focus on positive behaviour change addressing those issues that are contributing to inappropriate care seeking behaviours.

The Administration and data support officer will provide administrative and data management support to the project coordinator and the workers.

Downloads:
Job Description & Person Specification (Word PDF)

Application Form (Word PDF)
Guidance Notes (Word / PDF)
Diversity Monitoring Form (Word / PDF)
Criminal Convictions Declaration (Word / PDF)

The closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Monday 17th September 2018.

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th September 2018. Please note: candidates must be available to attend interview. 

All completed applications and for any enquiries, please email recruitment@seftoncvs.org.uk.

Job Vacancy: 3 x Outreach and Intervention Worker, Full-time (closing 5pm, Monday 17th September)

Sefton CVS in partnership with South Sefton CCG and Southport and Formby CCG will deliver a pilot project working directly with Sefton residents who are using urgent care services inappropriately.

Salary: £22,443
Location:  Based at Sefton CVS Burlington House however the post is borough wide and will require some travel

Responsible to: High Intensity User and Reablement Co-ordinator

This role is fixed term for 18 months. 

Job Purpose: 

A team of ‘Outreach and Intervention Workers’ will work with ‘high intensity users’ to reduce the number of emergency ambulance calls and unscheduled care interactions. The ‘Outreach and Intervention Worker’ will focus on positive behaviour change addressing those issues that are contributing to inappropriate care seeking behaviours.

Downloads:
Job Description & Person Specification (Word PDF)

Application Form (Word PDF)
Guidance Notes (Word / PDF)
Diversity Monitoring Form (Word / PDF)
Criminal Convictions Declaration (Word / PDF)

The closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Monday 17th September 2018.

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th September 2018. Please note: candidates must be available to attend interview. 

All completed applications and for any enquiries, please email recruitment@seftoncvs.org.uk.

Job Vacancy: High Intensity User and Reablement Co-ordinator, Full-time (closing 5pm, Monday 17th September)

Sefton CVS in partnership with South Sefton CCG and Southport and Formby CCG will deliver a pilot project working directly with Sefton residents who are using urgent care services inappropriately.

Salary: £28,485
Location: Based at Sefton CVS Burlington House however the post is borough wide and will require some travel
Responsible to: Deputy Chief Executive, Sefton CVS

This role is fixed term for 18 months.

Job Purpose: 

The post holder will manage a team of ‘Outreach and Intervention Workers’ who will work with ‘high intensity users’ to reduce the number of emergency ambulance calls and unscheduled care interactions. The ‘Outreach and Intervention Workers’ will focus on positive behaviour change addressing those issues that are contributing to residents utilising care services inappropriately.

The post holder will also manage a team of ‘Reablement Health and Wellbeing Trainers’ working as part of the ‘Virtual Ward’..  The focus of reablement is on helping older people “to do for themselves” in their own home rather than “doing it for” them.  Reablement is about supporting adults to achieve maximum independence and regain the skills and confidence they may have lost as a result of poor health or as a consequence of having spent a period of time in hospital.

Downloads:
Job Description & Person Specification (Word / PDF)

Application Form (Word PDF)
Guidance Notes (Word / PDF)
Diversity Monitoring Form (Word / PDF)
Criminal Convictions Declaration (Word / PDF)

The closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Monday 17th September 2018.

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th September 2018. Please note: candidates must be available to attend interview. 

All completed applications and for any enquiries, please email recruitment@seftoncvs.org.uk.

Job Vacancy; Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Support Manager – Closing Thursday 2nd August 2018

Dementia Support Manager
Hours: 30 per week
Salary: £18,970.29 pa
Contract type: Permanent


Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role
Sefton dementia support involves dedicated dementia support workers giving support, information and guidance to a person with dementia, or their carers and wider family or friends, whether in their home, at the office or at other locations, face to face, by phone, letter or email. Working closely with a range of health agencies & community groups. Our regular support groups include memory cafés, Singing for the Brain, reading & activity groups, these take place at various community venues throughout the borough

About you
They are looking for a well-motivated and creative manager with excellent communication skills with an understanding of dementia, to lead a team of support workers within a small but busy environment. Experience in the voluntary sector is desirable.

You will be responsible for the overall management of the staff working in the service and accountable for the delivery of high quality support services both in support groups, one to one support and our carer information & support programme.

To find out more about the role visit and to apply;
https://alzheimers.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/1611 

For further information about the role you can also contact val.metcalf@alzheimers.org.uk or telephone 01704 539 967 or 01704 540 023.

Job Vacancy: Wirral Based Charity WIRED; Payroll Officer – Closing Friday 10th August 2018

WIRED – Payroll Officer
Hours: 35 hours per week – Permanent
Salary: £17,290 pa


Wirral based charity WIRED require an experienced payroll administrator to work within the WIRED Payroll Service based in Wirral. WIRED’s busy payroll department provides Direct Payments Payroll, Managed Budget administration (Social Care Funds) and Small Business Payroll services to a range of clients across the North West.
The successful applicant will be experienced in accurate and timely payroll production in accordance with statutory regulations, a proficient IRIS Payroll Professional operator with strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and a good communicator with high attention to detail. An aptitude for figures is also essential. Key areas of work will include:

  • Calculating Payroll using IRIS payroll professional system
  • Calculating the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP)and Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) schemes and the processing of joiners and leavers
  • Providing advice to clients in relation to pay, taxation and National Insurance.
  • Recording sickness and other absences
  • Completing various forms required by HM Customs & Excise
  • Processing Clients Pension submissions and payments to NEST
  • Processing Managed Budget Clients salary and payments via bank transfer
  • Maintaining and analyse financial records using MS Excel
  • Producing end of year records for multi-company payroll

HOW TO APPLY: Download and complete the application pack available via http://www.wired.me.uk/Current-vacancies.asp

For more information contact Gill Tudor on 0151 522 7990 (Finance Department, option 6 on telephone system)

Closing date: 10th August 2018

Job Vacancies: Local Solutions are recruiting Care Support Workers

Local Solutions are looking for Care Support Workers in Maghull, Aintree, Orrell, Netherton, Waddicar, Sefton, Lunt and Lydiate.  

Are you:

Compassionate, Responsible, Committed, Enthusiastic, Respectful and Caring?

What Local Solutions offer

  • Competitive Pay £8.05 – £8.40 (£16,889.60 pro rata)
  • Enhanced Pay For Weekends
  • Full & Part Time Positions Available
  • Continuous Training & Development Opportunities
  • Career Progression & Professional Development
  • Smart Phone For Work Purposes
  • Pension Scheme

Please Apply

Call – 0800 988 2355
Website – www.localsolutions.org.uk 
Apply Online – www.cognitoforms.com/HumanResources5/ApplicationForm

Job Vacancy; Freshfields Animal Rescue Centre – Community Fundraiser

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Community Fundraiser
Location: Merseyside
Salary: £17,160 (Equivalent FT salary £21,450)
Hours: 30 hours per week
Contract: Permanent


Would you like to join a National Animal Welfare Award winning organisation and join the team saving the lives of domestic animals and wildlife?

Freshfields are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Fundraising team as a Community Fundraiser.  This varied and rewarding role is perfect for you if you have previous community fundraising experience, an ability to communicate with and connect with people, are creative and confident, can create opportunities and have a passion for animal welfare.

To apply download the Freshfields Job Application Form Here and for more information download the Job Description and Personal Specification Here

Job Vacancy: Local Solutions Community Response Carer (Homecare)

Community Response Carer (Homecare)
Location:  Based in Liverpool, St Helens, Kirkby & Sefton
Salary: £8.70/hr weekdays; £9.00/hr weekends; £18,220.80 per annum (Pro-Rata) 30p/mile mileage
Hours: Mon-Sun/Full & Part time hours available


This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic charity and play a key role in the community mentoring care support workers, dealing with breakdowns in the community, starting new care packages, completing observations and supervision in the community to ensure a safe, effective and quality caring service is delivered.

Local Solutions is looking for self-motivated individuals who are keen to take the next step in their career and has a real passion for social care. You will have excellent caring and communication skills, along with good attention to details. Experience of working in a health and/or social care setting is essential. Applicants should ideally have an NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Care and/or equivalent. Benefits include; contracted hours, pension, smart phone provided, mileage, free uniform, enhanced pay for bank holidays, enhanced holiday entitlement after five years’ service and company pension scheme.

Local Solutions cares and invests in its employees and is proud to hold the following workplace awards; Investors in People Award, Disability Confident Symbol, LGBTI Charter Mark, ROSPA Gold Award and The Workplace Wellbeing Charter.

We are committed to delivering equality of opportunity for all of our service users and staff. Our aim is to create a workplace which is free from discrimination and diversity is celebrated. We aim to create an environment where staff and service users are equally valued and supported.

Local Solutions is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A driving licence and use of a vehicle is essential. Opportunities for further training and development available.

Post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.

How To Apply

Call – 0800 988 2355

Website – www.localsolutions.org.uk

Apply Online – www.cognitoforms.com/HumanResources5/ApplicationForm 

Job Vacancies; Venus are Recruiting for a number of posts – 14th May

Temporary Family Support Worker (maternity cover)
30 hours per week, pro rata (FTE £22,425)

Temporary Family Support Worker (1 year)
30 hours per week, pro rata (FTE £22,425)

Due to the nature of these roles we can only accept female applicants

The closing date is Monday 14th May 2018
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018

For an application pack email recruitment@venuscharity.org from 30th April 2018.
For more information call Venus on 0151 474 4744



Key Worker
30 hours per week, pro rata (FTE £22,425)

To work alongside women in Sefton whose children have been removed into care. Step Together will support women to address their needs and challenges to hopefully reduce ongoing incidences of repeat proceedings.

Due to the nature of this role we can only accept female applicants

The closing date is Monday 14th May 2018
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018

For an application pack email recruitment@venuscharity.org from 30th April 2018.
For more information call Venus on 0151 474 4744

 

Start warming up for a new career with Aspiring Instructors

If you are unemployed and passionate about sport, fitness and being outdoors, did you know that from March 2018, you could be on the road to a new career in those industries in just 16 weeks?

The Aspiring Instructors course is delivered by Active Sefton and boasts a success rate of 75% for participants finding work placements as a result of the course.

The programme includes practical work placements, nationally recognised qualifications and free coaching.

To find out more or to book a place on the Aspiring Instructors Open Day, contact Active Sefton on 0151 934 2610.