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Development Worker (Social Prescribing)  {1 Aug 2020}

Organisation: High Peak CVS

Salary: Salary £24,313 pa Working hours 37 per week.

Fixed Term for 12 months (option of extending dependent on funding).

Job Share/Part Time can be Considered

Location: High Peak CVS Office, Whaley Bridge (although extensive travel across the High Peak will be required)

High Peak CVS is a charitable organisation that supports community and voluntary groups across the High Peak area of Derbyshire. An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Development Worker leading on Social Prescribing across the High Peak (excluding Glossopdale) to join our small and dedicated team.

The post will be based at the High Peak CVS office in Whaley Bridge although travel throughout the High Peak will be required. Building relationships with the Primary Care Network is essential and the main role will be to develop and deliver a Social Prescribing service in the High Peak that will link patients referred from GP surgeries with appropriate services and support from the voluntary, community and non-profit sector.

The successful candidate will report to the Chief Executive Officer.

Previous experience of working in a charity and/or health care environment would be beneficial to your application but not essential. We are particularly keen to hear from anyone that has a background in one or more of the below areas (but this is not essential and other backgrounds will be considered):

- Children and Young People

- Mental Health

- Long Term Care Management

- Dementia Care

- Emotional Health and Wellbeing

- Finance and Benefits,

- Housing,

- Employment,

- Social Care

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role for an organisation who do great work.

An information pack and application form can be downloaded from our website or email:

The closing date for all applications is: Monday 7 September 2020 at 5pm.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 21st September and Thursday 24 September.

Please note that CVís will not be accepted but can be included alongside a completed application form.

Due to the number of expected applications we cannot offer feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

If you require the application pack in any other format please let us know.

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Food Bank Manager  {30 Jul 2020}

Organisation: Bassetlaw Food Bank

Salary: £23,000-£26,000 (dependent on experience), 37.5 hours per week

You will need to bring resilience and determination in achieving on-going excellence in all aspects of the work of Bassetlaw Food Bank. A positive attitude and an ability to work with other people in a flexible and efficient manner will be crucial to the success of this role. Experience of preparing and submitting successful funding applications and an understanding of various fundraising opportunities will also be vital to the accomplishment of this role. Excellent IT skills and a confidence in public speaking are key requirements. For more details of the post, please see the role description by clicking the link below.

Senior Accommodation Worker  {22 Jul 2020}

Organisation: Crossroads Derbyshire

Salary: £24,799 37 hrs

Crossroads Derbyshire provides domestic abuse services to adults, children and young people in the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales.

This post offers excellent prospects for the right candidate. You will provide leadership to the Harmony Project team which offers a confidential accommodation and support service to girls and young women aged 16 to 24 years.

Flexible working hours will be required to meet the needs of the post and you will need the use of a car and a current driving licence as you will be required to travel.

This post is open to women only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1)

Deadline of Monday 10 August at 9.30 am for completed applications.

Volunteer Development Lead  {22 Jul 2020}

Organisation: The Bureau

Salary: £24,799 pro rata 30 hours per week

If you are an optimistic, creative and energetic individual, you might like to have a look at The Bureau new post, developing and leading their existing volunteers projects.

To provide vision, leadership and drive for our volunteering offer, including the development of existing and new internal projects and external voluntary action work. Working across all The Bureau projects and teams, the purpose of this role is to improve and develop existing practice and processes to improve outcomes for people, the volunteer experience and organisationís performance.

All applications must be received by 12.00pm on Thursday 6 August

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