Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services

Job Title: Macmillan Community Sustainability Manager

Working in partnership with Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and funded by Macmillan Cancer Support this project aims to revolutionise the care provided to people living with a cancer diagnosis and their carers in the Liverpool area.

The project will connect patients with community based support that will complement the care provided by clinicians. The aim of the project is to help patients to identify and address any needs that may be impacting on health and wellbeing. Moreover, the project will help patients to rediscover and reconnect with their strengths and talents to help make friendships, learn new skills, build confidence and get the best out of life.

We’re looking for a talented Sustainability Manager to join our organisation and help us to bring about this extraordinary opportunity working with the Liverpool community. If you are a positive, energised and entrepreneurially minded person then we want you to apply today.

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Community Wellbeing Project Lead – Children and Young People

We’re looking for a passionate and empathic individual with qualifications and/or experience in youth and/or community-led work to play a crucial role in the delivery of a Children in Need three year funded project that will support children and young people to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Key responsibilities:
•Building young people’s emotional health & resilience.
• To support children and young people to co-design and delivery a range of creative and educational projects using asset based community approaches.
• To support children and young people to hold community resilience events to showcase their talents, skills and experience. Building young people’s life skills and promoting self-efficacy
• Deliver a rolling programme of psycheducation and social inclusion programmes designed to reduce symptoms of mental illness and promote wellbeing to young people across Halton.
• To train young people to co-deliver life skill courses to other young people.
•Developing young people’s transferable skills
• To recruit, induct, train and support young people as peer mentors to support the delivery of the project.
• To deliver a community navigation service which entails developing personalised wellbeing plans with children and young people and connecting them to a raft of community based support to help them get their needs met.

Supporting project delivery
• To liaise with a broad array of stakeholders from the statutory, community and VCSE sector in Halton and to form partnerships that support the delivery of the project.
• To ensure the collation of all monitoring and evaluation data to demonstrate to funders the impact of health and wellbeing activities using a range of validated qualitative and quantitative methods.
• To assist with the monitoring and reporting of progress against key milestones and targets specified in plans.
• To assist with the monitoring of expenditure and to work within specified budgets to achieve key targets.

General Responsibilities
• To act as a Wellbeing Champion and to use all available opportunities to promote health and wellbeing principles across a broad array of sectors.
• Display a commitment to equality of opportunity and to develop an in depth knowledge of the way in which broader determinants impact upon the health and wellbeing of local communities.
• To undertake all training related to Child Protection and Safeguarding and commit to abiding by all Wellbeing Enterprises CIC policies and procedures to protect the welfare of young people and volunteers.
• Uphold Wellbeing Enterprise’s CIC’s core values: People, Place, Productivity and Partnerships.

Closing date is Wednesday 11th July at 5PM

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Jus Kidz require a Full time Manager

Knowsley Social sector Full time Manager 37.5hours a week We are looking to recruit an experienced, highly motivated and organised manager. The role includes : managing a medium sized charity which has a large staff team. The successful applicant should have...

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Faiths4Change : Food & Wellbeing Coordinator

Faiths4Change are recruiting a Food & Wellbeing Coordinator (to be based in Liverpool covering Merseyside)

£21,840.00 (pro rata) 16 hours per week.

Closing Date for Applications: 11.59pm on Monday 16th April 2018  Interviews:  23rd / 24th April 2018 to be held in Liverpool.

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Centre 63 – Youth worker and Youth Mentor Posts

Centre 63 are looking to recruit 3 dedicated and motivated part-time workers to work in our Multi Music and Media project/Youth Club. 

These posts are funded By BBC Children In Need and are funded for two years (Subject to successful probationary period).

Youth work Post 20 hours  – 3 evenings a week face to face work  4pm-9pm and 5 hours during the daytime for administration  duties – salary £10,667 per annum

Youth Mentor post 20 hours – 3 evenings a week face to face work 4pm-9pm and 5 hours during the daytime for adninistration duties- salary £9,600 per annum

Youth Mentor post 10 hours – 2 evenings a week face to face work 4pm- 9pm  salary £4,800

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Macmillan Community Wellbeing Administrator

We’re looking for an experienced and highly organised Administration Officer to ensure the smooth running of a community wellbeing service working in partnership with Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group and funded by Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Manager –Children and Young People’s Bereavement and Loss Counselling Service (Oakleaf)

Liverpool Bereavement Service are looking for a qualified and experienced counsellor to lead their Children and Young People’s Service (Oakleaf), in Liverpool City Centre.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within an established and well respected service that provides counselling to children and young people aged 4 to 19 years who have suffered a bereavement or other major loss.

The role is part time based on 25 hours per week operating flexibly across Monday- Friday from 8am to 6pm.

The post is funded until 31 March 2019 .

Main responsibilities

Provide overall direction for the service, setting priorities and co-ordinating activities to meet the targets and outcomes of LBS and Oakleaf funders.

Manage, support and guide a team of staff and volunteers, providing clinical supervision and organising relevant training as necessary.

Take overall responsibility for the quality, appropriateness and development of specialised counselling for children, young people and families.

Promote and develop the service liaising effectively with other agencies, and funders.

Maintain a direct case load, providing therapy to children and young people alongside other staff and volunteers.

Maintain relevant records and statistics to monitor and evaluate performance and provide information to the Board of LBS to guide future decision making.

 

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Knowsley Disability Concern – Trustee Vacancies

Knowsley Disability Concern (KDC) works to support people with disabilities to enjoy independence and live their lives to the full. They achieve this through the delivery of a range of activities, including support, advice, information and advocacy services. They aim to be person-centered in their approach, and involvement and engagement of and with their community of interest is seen as critical to their success.

KDC has an excellent reputation, an experienced and committed team of staff and volunteers and a healthy financial position.

They now need to strengthen their leadership to ensure that the opportunities and challenges of the current climate of change are managed effectively and they are seeking new trustees to join them and be part of a passionate and dedicated Board of Directors.

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The Big Lottery – Funding Officer, Merseyside and Cheshire

Big Lottery are looking for Funding Officers to join their newly created regional teams to ensure that their funding responds to what matters to communities. You will build long-term relationships with people and organisations, talk about their ideas and ambitions and assess funding requests providing useful feedback and support.

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Funding Information Portal

Merseyside funding Portal

Are you looking for the latest local, regional and national funding information for Merseyside’s Voluntary, Community and Faith (VCF) sector.

Merseyside Funding Information Portal (MFIP) is supported by local voluntary sector infrastructure organisations across the region – including Knowsley.

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