Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services


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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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Macmillan Community Wellbeing Administrator

Salary: £14,500 – £15,600 (6 month probationary period) 16 month fixed term contract

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Place of work: Liverpool City Region

Responsible to: Macmillan Community Wellbeing Project Manager

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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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Big Lottery – Funding Manager, Merseyside and Cheshire

The Big Lottery are looking for Funding Managers to lead their newly created regional teams to ensure that their funding responds to what matters to communities. You will coordinate their grant-making across a broad geographical area and ensure that their funding responds to the local context.

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First Ark Group – Group Head of Social Impact

The Group Head of Social Impact will lead First Arks Social Impact team in enabling and delivering their impact programmes across the North West, by working with the First Ark Group of companies, investors, partners and stakeholders in ensuring they deliver long-term socio economic change.

Applications close on 22nd October 2017.

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Project Director – Innovation & Consultancy

Knowsley CVS are looking to recruit a Project Director – Innovation & Consultancy

Salary: circa £26,000

Location: Nutgrove Villa, Huyton, Knowsley

Hours of work: 37.5 Monday – Friday with flexibility to meet the requirements of the role. Part-time and job share will be considered.

Accountable to: Chief Operating Officer

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Knowsley Disability Concern – Sales Coordinator

Salary: £23,000 p.a.

Hours: 35 per week

Location: Knowsley and North West, occasionally further afield

Job Purpose:

This new post has been created to increase the numbers of customers purchasing payroll and managed accounts services across Merseyside and the North West and developing our profile and market position further afield.

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