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Foodbank Adviser working in outreach locations across Allerdale and Copeland

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Citizens Advice Allerdale has two exciting new vacancies to provide high quality information, advice and guidance to foodbank users. These posts are being delivered in partnership with North Lakes Foodbank, supported by the Trussell Trust, to provide advice and support to individuals at risk of financial destitution and hardship.

The adviser will help people to maximise their incomes, manage their money and reduce their need for foodbank support. You will be able to offer advice and assistance to clients on a range of enquiry areas including: Benefits, Debt, Housing and Employment, referring to specialist support as required.

Mental Health Volunteering and Employment Administrator

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The role is part of a new 2 year project (in the first instance) funded by the Community Mental Health Transformation Fund, supported by the NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG). The Step Forward into Volunteering and Employment Project aims to support individuals with Serious Mental Health Experiences find and retain employment and find a path to paid employment via volunteering. The project aims to promote self-esteem, overall wellbeing as well as financial independence, to aid in their recovery and minimize their needs for primary and secondary mental health services.  The role is to provide administration and customer service support for the project, to help develop publicity and communication materials, organise events and support follow up work for monitoring and reporting purposes.

Kendal Resilience Group – Coordinator

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Kendal Resilience Group – Coordinator contract description

Hours:Approx. 10 per week. Working from home.
Reports to: Member of the Support group

Overview
The group supports isolated and/or vulnerable individuals within the community of Kendal an
surrounds. The coordinator’s role is to recruit, retain and train volunteers to enable the group to
respond to requests for help or an emergency situation. Kendal Resilience Group was formed to
work with the Kendal Community in circumstances prior to an emergency and ensure residents
have as much notice as possible to prepare for a situation that is likely to have a sudden and
adverse impact on their homes. A community emergency plan has been developed and can be
used during an emergency situation. The group is now working on a year round Neighborliness
agenda

Early Years Setting Manager

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We are delighted that you are interested in working with us, at Howgill Family Centre.

Every child is special to us and needs our full attention.  Our aim is to provide the best level of care and create a pleasant environment not just in our nurseries but within the community too. With our expertise in the field for more than 40 years, Howgill Family Centre is a trusted name, known for helping children and families from all diverse backgrounds.

Service Manager- Supported Living (37.5hrs p/w)

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Do you want to have a job role that enhances peoples lives for the better?

Are you a team player?

Do you thrive on seeing people succeed?

Do you want a job where you can support a team to work together to ensure person centred practice is ‘the normal practice’ throughout while supporting 6 individuals who live together with independent living skills?

Facilities Co-Ordinator

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Are you practical, organised, self-motivated and can work under your own initiative?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Facilities Co-ordinator to provide a key role supporting the Health & Safety and Facilities Manager carrying out day to day maintenance, repairs, liaising with contractors and assisting with routine health and safety checks. You will be based at St Mary’s Hospice, Ulverston and will travel between all our premises and shops.

Senior Children/Young Person Counsellor (30 hrs p/w)

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We are an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across Cumbria and Lancashire with people affected by rape, sexual abuse, and sexual assault. The successful candidate will be based in one of our Hubs in Morecambe or Barrow in Furness. This is our 31 st year of delivering services and we are a trusted and respected professional organisation.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men, and children. We are looking for a friendly and diligent individual to join our services and help us make a difference.

Business Development Manager (37.5 hrs p/w)

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We are an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across Cumbria and Lancashire with people affected by rape, sexual abuse, and sexual assault. The successful candidate will be based in one of our Hubs in Morecambe or Barrow in Furness. This is our 31 st year of delivering services and we are a trusted and respected professional organisation.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men, and children. We are looking for a friendly and diligent individual to join our services and help us make a difference.

Benefits Support Worker (15hrs p/w)

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The Northern Fells Group is a community charity working for the benefit and welfare of the inhabitants of the parishes of Boltons, Caldbeck, Castle Sowerby, Ireby & Uldale, Mungrisdale, Sebergham & Welton and Westward & Rosley.

Benefits Support Worker

  • Applications are invited for the part-time (15 hours a week) post of Benefits Support Worker, due to the retirement of the previous post holder. The Benefits Support Worker is responsible for raising awareness of benefits eligibility locally, finding ways to identify residents who are eligible for benefits, assisting them with claims, and keeping confidential records.
  • A working knowledge of Word and email is required.
  • Remuneration £10,233.49 per annum.
  • Di Bowes (077524 57513) will be pleased to discuss the post with prospective applicants. For a Job description and application form by post or email please contact Di on benefits@northernfellsgroup.org.uk

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Early Years Practitioner

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The Howgill Family Centre will work to build, healthier, safer communities where children, young people and families are valued, respected and encouraged to achieve their potential.

Every child is special to us and needs our full attention.  Our aim is to provide the best level of care and create a pleasant environment not just in our nurseries but within the community too. With our expertise in the field for more than 40 years, Howgill Family Centre is a trusted name, known for helping children and families from all diverse backgrounds.