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To submit a vacancy, please email info@cumbriacvs.org.uk

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Building Better Opportunities: Getting Cumbria to Work – Keyworker

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Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service have an exciting new vacancy for Keyworker on the Building Better Opportunities: Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) partnership project. Based at CADAS, your role will involve supporting our clients (existing and new) to progress towards or secure employment by overcoming barriers through the provision of peer support as part of the Getting Cumbria to Work (GCtW) Barrow and South Lakeland partnership, led by Cumbria CVS. This might involve in-depth 1:1 support, confidence building and support accessing work experience or retraining opportunities. You will signpost clients to relevant BBO GCtW partners to help them get specific support in areas including debt advice, mental health, or substance use.

Chief Executive Officer

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Hospice at Home will this year celebrate its 25th Anniversary, having been founded in 1997 when the need was realised for the provision of holistic, patient centred palliative care in patients’ homes. Since then it has developed its services and flourished under strong leadership, widening its scope and area of operation.

Hospice at Home is embedded within its local communities and has a well-established place in end-of-life care within them. It is highly respected and successful, and prides itself on its consistently good feedback and assessments. It is always looking for opportunities to enhance its provision, undertake research and raise funds to support its aspirations.

Head of Income Generation (35 hours per week)

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An opportunity has arisen for full time Head of Income Generation

Carlisle Cathedral is looking to appoint a passionate and innovative individual with a successful track record to this type of role.

The Head of Income Generation’s principal responsibilities will be:

  • To understand the income generation/fundraising needs of the Cathedral and develop a mapping of the various potential sources of income, funds and grants.
  • Responsible as a Grants Officer ensuring the production and management of all grant and trust applications.
  • To develop and implement a coordinated overarching strategy for, and manage, all the Cathedral’s income generation activities.
  • To develop and undertake a Regular Giving, Major Donor and Legacy strategy.

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Young Carers Project Manager – (Maternity Cover)

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West Cumbria Carers provides support to anyone of any age, from the age of 5 years who cares unpaid for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.

At the current time our organisation is supporting just over 2000 carers throughout the areas of Allerdale and Copeland through provision of a range of services:

Fundraising officer

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We’re looking for a knowledgeable and articulate person to help us raise money through donations, grants and contracts. You’ll be a clear and confident communicator with the ability to create persuasive digital material with a strong attention to detail. You’ll have knowledge of fundraising and will be able to research potential new income streams working alongside our development manager.

Dementia Wellbeing Support Worker

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Are you a health care assistant with recent experience of caring for people with dementia?

Do you have a passion for delivering person-centred care to an individual and their support network?

Come and be part of our brand-new Admiral Nurse dementia service!

You will work as part of our small team and support the running and development of our brand-new service to support people living with dementia and their carers within the St Mary’s demographic.

Engagement Officer

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Growing Well is a farm-based mental health charity at Low Sizergh Farm near Kendal. The horticultural context is key to our charity as it provides a safe, supportive working environment to nurture mental health recovery. Growing Well works with people on a weekly basis to help rebuild a sense of purpose, to engage in meaningful and fulfilling activity and to build hope for the future.

Fundraising Co-ordinator (Full time)

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Growing Well is a farm-based mental health charity at Low Sizergh Farm near Kendal. The horticultural context is key to our charity as it provides a safe, supportive working environment to nurture mental health recovery. Growing Well works with people on a weekly basis to help rebuild a sense of purpose, to engage in meaningful and fulfilling activity and to build hope for the future.

Area Engagement Worker

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Cumbria CVS offers help, advice, training and support to voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector (VCSFE) throughout Cumbria, offering support to the 2,500+ organisations who together employ 9,000 FTE staff and 50,000 volunteers.

We are looking for people to be part of our team and make a real difference to local communities and in return, we offer generous employment benefits including: Pension Scheme with 7.5% employer contribution; Supportive working environment; Hybrid/agile working; Great holiday entitlement; Additional bank holidays; Maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave; Sickness pay and a training programme with opportunities for continuing professional development

Asylum & Refugee Coordinator

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Multicultural Cumbria is looking for a committed and organised professional with experience in the inclusion of marginalised people, service development and community organising.
This is the first time for people seeking asylum to live in the city and this person will develop the local infrastructure of community support and help those living in the hotel to live healthy and active lives and to access the support and services they need to do this.