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Volunteer Treasurer Vacancy – Family Friends – Ongoing

Volunteer Treasurer Vacancy - Family Friends - Ongoing

Family Friends promotes the welfare of families with at least one child aged 5-11yrs . We aim to relieve parents from stress related to the upbringing of their children through the provision of advice, support, signposting and improving social and life skills.

You would be responsible for:

 Managing the Finances

 

  • Overseeing the petty cash systems and payments of volunteers expenses
  • Overseeing all income & expenditure transactions
  • Attending quarterly meetings to review funding and risks to organisation.
  • Overseeing and understanding Sage system

If you have approximately 8 hours a month to spare, the skills required and want to join the Family Friends team, please give Mary a call on 01978 366115

For a more detailed job description of this role & application pack please phone 01978 366115 or e-mail familyfriends@lineone.net

Family Friends for 5’s to 11’s is committed to the equality of opportunity and diversity.

Registered Charity No. 1160655


Senior Nursery Nurse – Blue Octopus Recruitment – 19th December

Senior Nursery Nurse - Blue Octopus Recruitment - 19th December

Senior Nursery Nurse BLUS74885

Deeside

£17,639 to £18,883 per annum, based on a salary assessment and relevant experience

Fixed Term Contract 04/02/2019- 30/08/2019, Part Time (29.6 Hours per week across 4 days)

Coleg Cambria is one of the UK’s largest colleges employing more than 1450 staff in over five campuses, all conveniently located in North East Wales, offering easy accessibility from within North Wales, Shropshire, Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire.

We are now looking for a Senior Nursery Nurse to join us at our Toy Box onsite Nursery at our Deeside Campus on a fixed term contract, part time basis.

Within the role of Senior Nursery Nurse, your primary responsibility will be to assist colleagues in the management and operation of the Coleg Cambria Nursery and cover for the Deputy Nursery Manager. You will also be responsible for the managing the operation and staff of a nursery room in the capacity of a Senior Nursery Nurse.

The role of a Senior Nursery Nurse is that of assisting in the long term planning and provision of the creative, social and educational development of the children, ensuring it is appropriate for their age and needs within the Nursery. You will be experienced in assisting with the day to day organisation, planning and preparation of meals, activities, rest times, cleaning and laundry. It will be your responsibility to assist with the communication of operational targets and changes to all staff.

You will be happy working flexibly as part of a team and will work together to assess each child’s needs and report any physical or emotional problems observed to the Nursery Manager or Deputy Manager.

We are looking for applicants with a Level 3 Qualification or equivalent. It is desirable that candidates have an up to date first aid certificate and Food hygiene certificate.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate an up to date awareness of the relevant legislation and quality standards as well as a good level of computer literacy. For this position is essential that you have a minimum of 3 years child care experience including experience caring for children between 0-18 months. You will be outgoing, resilient and able to communicate effectively to a range of different audiences. You will be quality driven and committed to providing a high level of service and care.

The ability to speak fluent Welsh is highly desirable.

Closing Date: 19/12/2018

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.


Various Roles – Elite Supported Employment – 16th December

Various Roles - Elite Supported Employment - 16th December

It’s an exciting time for ELITE Supported Employment as we begin a new three-year employment project, with our project partners Action on Hearing Loss and the Centre for Sight and Sound which aims to support people with sensory loss (those who are deaf, have hearing loss, blind or have sight loss) into work.

We are looking for experienced individuals who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of people who have sensory loss and have previously worked or volunteered with people who are blind or vision impaired.

We are recruiting for three full times roles;

  • Employment Consultant, £25,000 pa. Working across North Powys, Flintshire and Wrexham.
  • Employment Consultant, £25,000 pa. Working across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, Newport, Monmouth, South Powys.
  • Specialist Employment Advisor, £24,000 pa. Three posts available. Working across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, Newport, Monmouth, and Powys. We are also recruiting for one part time role;
  • Project Administrator, £17,500 pro rata. 18.5 hours per week. Based in ELITE head office, Llantrisant, or a local branch.

For more information please contact information@elitesea.co.uk or download an application pack from www.elitesea.co.uk/vacancies.html.

The closing date for applications will be the 16th December with interviews taking place the week commencing 7th January.

An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability or health condition, if they meet the essential and desired criteria of the job specification.


Adverse Childhood Experiences Coordinator – Barnardo’s Cymru – 16th December

Adverse Childhood Experiences Coordinator - Barnardo's Cymru - 16th December

Adverse Childhood Experiences Coordinator (Project Worker 3), Barnardo’s Adverse Childhood Experience’s Service, Cymru

Salary: £27,814.40 – £32,704.58

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location of Post

North Wales Police Force area – location to be agreed between the post holder and North Wales Police.

Travel is required across the North Wales Police Force area and, as required, nationally across Wales.

Summary:

Would you like to be involved in this unique opportunity to be at the fore front of shaping a trauma informed work force with police and key partners?

We are looking to recruit an Adverse Childhood Experiences Coordinator (Project Worker 3) at the Adverse Childhood Experiences Service, Barnardo’s Cymru, predominantly working across North Wales.

About Adverse Childhood Experiences Service

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Service enables multi-agency partners to move from a position of simply acknowledging the Adverse Childhood Experiences research, to understanding what a positive and effective response looks like across all agencies.

Job Role

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Coordinator (Project Worker 3) role is integral to: 

  • Delivering a competent and confident workforce to respond more effectively to vulnerability using an Adverse Childhood Experiences informed approach in both fast and slow time policing
  • Delivering organisational capacity and capability which proactively meets changing demands
  • Delivering a 24/7 single integrated ‘front door’ for vulnerability that signposts, supports and safeguards encompassing ‘blue light’, welfare and health services
  • Delivering a whole system response to vulnerability by implementing Adverse Childhood Experiences informed approaches for operational policing and key partners
  • Developing, coordinating and delivering training to Police Officers with a varied understanding and experience in this area
  • Providing ongoing consultancy and advice to Police Officers and key partners regarding their work in this area, whilst monitoring the impact of this, you will be required to overcome challenges and find solutions for successful outcomes
  • Building strong operational relationships across all ranks within the Police Forces and key partners locally and nationally to influence change and support strategic work

You will not be working directly with families. However, the work that you accomplish will have a direct impact on individuals at risk of experiencing Adverse Childhood Experiences

You must demonstrate in your application that you currently use the skills outlined below, and in the Job Description/Person Specifications, or have used them previously in employment, education, training, volunteering etc.

You will have: 

  • An understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences, the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences and working in a trauma informed way
  • Specialist knowledge in a related area (i.e. domestic abuse, alcohol and substance misuse, missing persons, mental health, Child Sexual Exploitation /sexual violence and abuse, criminal justice, youth offending)
  • Knowledge of relevant safeguarding legislation and evidence of practical application of its use
  • Experience of establishing, and maintaining, good working relationships with statutory and non-statutory agencies; in particular Health and/or Police
  • Experience of delivering formal presentations and training to large groups of people
  • Experience of advocating, by negotiating and persuading, of the importance of a programme and its objectives
  • Relevant experience of supporting organisations to undergo organisational cultural change
  • Relevant experience of working in a complex project or programme environment
  • Ability to produce reports in line with key performance indicators

Additional Information:

Although this contract has a permanent status, please be aware that this post is subject to funding until 31st March 2020 and therefore should this funding not be extended further, you may be subject to a redundancy consultation or a TUPE arrangement.

Please note this vacancy is open to secondments.

For further information and to apply:   https://jobs.barnardos.org.uk/jobs

Closing Date:  16 December 2018


Facilities Apprentice – Blue Octopus Recruitment – 19th December

Facilities Apprentice - Blue Octopus Recruitment - 19th December

Facilities Apprentice BLUF74756
Deeside
Salary £8,102.55 – £15,105.47 per annum, based on a salary assessment and relevant experience

Do you hold 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including Maths and English at grade C or above? Are you willing and eager to gain further qualifications such as an NVQ and First Aid qualification? If so, we want to hear from you!

Here at Coleg Cambria, an exciting opportunity has become available for a Facilities Apprentice to join us.

As one of our Apprentices’, you will work to obtain the skills, knowledge and experience to work successfully within an estates environment; carrying out a range of facilities and support services which include moving of furniture, locking and unlocking of premises and portering and mail services. You will also support our existing estates team and the College cleaning and grounds staff, growing into a valued member of the team.

So if you are looking to take the first steps into a facilities and estates career, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

All that we ask is that you are a strong team player and have well developed ICT skills.

The ability to speak fluent Welsh is desirable.

In return for your hard work and dedication we can promise you; an excellent pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, salary sacrifice childcare vouchers, discounts of a range of college evening courses, a contribution of up to 1/3 towards professional course fees, discounted gym membership and much more!

A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position.

 About Us

Coleg Cambria is one of the UK’s largest colleges employing more than 1450 staff in over five campuses, all conveniently located in North East Wales, offering easy accessibility from within North Wales, Shropshire, Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire.

 Closing Date: 19/12/2018

 This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.


Community Projects Manager – Ongoing

Community Projects Manager - Ongoing

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For more details and to apply please visit: http://www.groundworknorthwales.org.uk/

 


Volunteer: Sectretary – ASAP

Volunteer: Sectretary - ASAP

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The Hafod Group of Churches is looking for:

A Volunteer Secretary

We are looking for someone with a few hours a week who will be able to help with the administration work for 3 Anglican (Church of Wales) Churches.

Skills (Required)

  • Checking and replying to email
  • Producing posters, booklets and other literature for distribution around the group
  • Taking and producing minutes.
  • Use of Google Calendar, and Google Docs for shared information
  • Being able to keep some information confidential.
  • Basic Filing
  • Organising and planning meetings.
  • Working as part of an active and growing team
  • The ability to get to Penycae, Johnstown and Rhosllannerchrugog, and Rhosymedre
  • Computer literate.
  • A willingness to learn.

Skills (Desirable)

  • Updating Facebook, Website, and Twitter with news, and events in the group (training can be given)
  • Updating a database of personal information (Training can be given)
  • Available some occasional nights for evening meetings.
  • The ability to drive.
  • The ability to speak welsh

The Role:

The work will involve supporting the Priest-In-Charge, as well as the churches in doing administrative tasks. These can involve everything from taking minutes at the Church council, to dealing with paperwork from the diocese, to booking baptisms and weddings. It can also mean ensuring that payment has been received for weddings, and writing letters of confirmation and invoices.

There will be posters to produce, and booklets to organise. There will be exploration of the cost of having some of these produced professionally, as well as coordinating with other volunteers to gather relevant information.

The role is varied, and training can be made available on the use of the systems in place, and training is also provided through the Church In Wales to support these roles.

There is an office at St. John’s Church, in Rhosymedre which will be shared with the Offa Mission Area Secretary, and some of the role will be a work-from-home.

Belief

The Hafod Group is part of the Church In Wales, and is a Christian organisation. Belief, or even church attendance is not mandatory for the role, however, the role is not suitable for someone who is openly hostile to religion. There may be times when the role will include being present for prayer, and Christian Worship is part of the pattern of doing business. This role is ideally suited for someone with an open heart towards religion.

Contact

You can explore our website at: http://www.hafodgorup.org.uk, our twitter on @HafodGroup, and our Facebook by searching for HafodGroup.

 

For more information about the role, you can contact:

Rev’d Phil Bettinson

Priest-In-Charge

The Hafod Group of Churches

Tel: 01978 86204

Email: vicar AT hafodgroup.org.uk


Traineeship Construction Academy – Ongoing

Traineeship Construction Academy - Ongoing

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