Salary: £23,935 Per Annum

Hours of Work: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Northumberland

Deadline: Wednesday 20th October 2021

 

 

About us

Changing Lives is a nationwide charity helping people facing the most challenging of circumstances to make positive change - for good. We believe that everyone deserves a safe home, a rewarding job and a life free from addiction or abuse. We know that given the right support, anyone can change their life for the better.

Our services across the country help thousands of people each year who are experiencing a wide range of complicated challenges, including homelessness, drug and alcohol addiction, unemployment, involvement with the criminal justice system, sexual exploitation and domestic abuse. By focusing on their strengths, potential and opportunities, we support the people we work with to overcome their problems and live safe, successful, independent lives.

Our charity is powered by over 600 passionate colleagues who bring a diverse and inclusive environment for our colleagues to grow. We are proud to say that many have actual lived experience of the challenges faced by those we support.  We are looking for committed and compassionate professionals to join our team, who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

 

About the Service -Treatment & Recovery Services

Our dedicated treatment and recovery services offer tailored support to help people facing stigma and perceptions associated with personal challenges . We understand that recovery from difficulties is a personal process, and we know that it is possible and achievable with the right bespoke support.

We work with people at every stage of their recovery journey. We offer effective, therapeutic and ongoing support. We support people to connect within their communities and to other services that can help with other issues arising, including employment, housing, family relationships, mental health and addictions.

 

About the Job

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new service offering practical and emotional support, to people who are accessing mental health provisions within the community. To be part of a confident and competent workforce. To promote positive mental wellbeing and reduce the stigma of  mental health. Actively engaging and communicating with other practitioners within Changing Lives and external partnerships and/or stakeholders. Building effective growth and  fostering relationships with those that use the service.

The role entails working across the Northumberland area, Offering emotional and practical support. To undertake therapeutic one-to-one sessions, community asset building and psychosocial interventions. Furthermore, coaching and advising people on their options so that they are able to stabilise their situation, this may involve accessing other appropriate services and support. Providing flexible and assertive engagement to people who are involved with the Community Treatment Teams (CTT) in Northumberland. Engaging individuals who are eligible, and where appropriate encourage people to engage into community assets, structured interventions, mutual aid, etc. With the outcome of improving wellbeing and resilience. Assisting people to identify their own recovery capital, using a strength-based approach.

Along with the person, develop activities relating to their recovery and community assets, including peer support services. Review and monitor people’s progress against agreed recovery plans. Determine the nature and extent of support that is appropriate to develop recovery capital for people accessing the service. Establish community focus and development approaches to ensure that all individuals accessing the service have effective sustainable support networks in place. Support the building and development of people's personal strengths, social networks and recovery, helping individuals access community assets that will reduce isolation and support recovery within their community.

Work to the performance standards provided and requested by Changing Lives and comply with all of Changing Lives Policies and Procedures. Support systems and structures that are responsive to the needs of individuals with different levels of risk, complexity, severity, and strengths. Provide a range of flexible and effective psychosocial interventions. Support ‘visible recovery’ within the service. Develop innovative and engaging ways of highlighting recovery across Northumberland, and working jointly with local partners through community settings.

 

To apply

For more information, application documents, and to apply, visit: https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/current-vacancies-2/

 

 

 

 

 

Salary: £30,900 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Deadline: Midnight Sunday 31st October 2021

Interviews: To be arranged

 

 

This is the ideal opportunity for a passionate and motivated income generation professional with outstanding leadership skills to play a key role within our charity as we deliver our person-centred services. Ensuring that our communities have access to high-quality palliative care close to home, we want everyone affected by terminal illness to know they can still feel hope, purpose, and possibility - no matter who they are or what stage of illness they are at. 

If you think you can make a difference as part of our team, we would love to hear from you. 

 

The Role 

As the Income Generation Manager, you will lead our  teams, staff , and volunteers in best practice within the professional, commissioned, and regulated Hospice charity environment. You will strengthen HospiceCare North Northumberland’s financial security and future development in the local and wider North East Community. 

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Providing effective leadership, management, and administration for the Income Generation Team 
  • Ensuring that the overall strategy and objectives of HospiceCare are carried out in everything we do 
  • Managing the ongoing process of organisational change and its consequences 
  • Working with the Chief Executive to ensure the Board has relevant information required for effective governance 
  • Actively seeking out opportunities to identify and promote continuous improvement 
  • Identifying potential barriers, challenges, and risks and developing mechanisms to mitigate these 
  • Developing and championing new initiatives or projects as necessary 
  • Supporting transformation and organisational change that improves delivery, quality, and/or efficacy 

About You

To join us as an Income Generation Manager, you will need: 

  • Proven experience in managing a team to deliver on income generation 
  • Experience in developing new income streams 
  • Experience in managing retail settings 
  • Knowledge of CRM databases, data segmentation, and analysis 
  • An understanding of tax (gift aid and VAT) particularly in the retail context 
  • An understanding of legal issues affecting professional fundraising 

 

You will be an excellent communicator in both verbal and written forums; in addition, a degree level qualification or a fundraising-specific diploma would be advantageous to your application. 

 

The Reward

This role is a full-time permanent position with a salary of £30,900 per annum.

What we can also off you:

  • Family-friendly organisation

  • Pleasant, supportive, and rewarding working environment

  • Pension Scheme

  • Flexible Working

  • 27 Days Holiday plus public holidays

  • Free car parking

  • Long service awards

  • Comprehensive sickness absence pay

  • Career Development

  • Educational opportunities

 

Closing date: Sunday 31st October 2021

 

Other organisations may call this role Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Programme Manager, Fundraising and Retail Manager, Fundraising Development Manager, or Senior Fundraising Officer. 

To apply for the role, please refer to our website for the job description and application form, which you can find at: https://www.hospicecare-nn.org.uk/vacancies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salary: £12 per hour

Hours: 12 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term for 2 years

Location: Newsham area of Blyth, Northumberland

Deadline: Friday 1st of November 2021

 

 

Newsham and New Delaval Youth Forum based in Blyth and part of the Silx Teen Bar Youth Project, is looking to employ several workers to be part of a team to deliver work with young people in the Newsham area.

This is a 12 hours per week post to lead a team of part-time youth workers in the Newsham area, to deliver initially detached sessions on the streets of Blyth and, once we return to centre-based provision, to manage the provision in the Newsham area from Monday to Friday.

Working hours will be flexible and will be mainly evening work and a possibility of working weekends.

Hourly rate- £12 per hour based on a 2-year fixed term contract.

The closing date for applications is Friday 1st November 2021

To apply, please send your C.V and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ring 01670 351356 for further information relating to all posts.

 

 

 

 

Salary: £10 – 11 per hour

Hours: 6 to 9 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term for 2 years

Location: Newsham area of Blyth, Northumberland

Deadline: Friday 1st of November 2021

 

 

Newsham and New Delaval Youth Forum based in Blyth and part of the Silx Teen Bar Youth Project, is looking to employ several workers to be part of a team to deliver work with young people in the Newsham area.

Successful applicants will work with young people in the Newsham area of Blyth in a detached and centre-based setting.  The role of the workers will be to work closely under the supervision of the Leader in Charge, and to work with the young people in the area to deliver a programme of centre based and street-based activities.

Working hours will be 6 to 9 hours per week and will be Monday to Friday, with the possibility of three sessions a week.

The hourly rate is £10 – 11 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience and based on a 2-year fixed term contract.

The closing date of applications is Friday 1st November 2021

To apply, please send your C.V and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ring 01670 351356 for further information relating to all posts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Background

RTC Sports is a registered Charity which runs the RTC Sports and Leisure Centre, at Otterburn in rural Northumberland, on behalf of the Rede, North Tyne and Coquet valley local communities. We are also a limited company.

We have a small number of part-time Staff, a Steering Group that helps us know what the local community want, and Volunteers who help to maintain the building and grounds or run events and classes. We are in a good financial position and pay for a Bookkeeper and coaches.

The RTC Centre works to

  • Support an active community, and to be community-led
  • Provide facilities for recreation and leisure time, for the purpose of relaxation and to improve conditions of life for our local communities
  • Promote physical and mental wellbeing, by offering physical, social and arts activities, as well as opportunities to volunteer for the community

 

Trustee characteristics we are looking for today

We are seeking three Trustees. We would particularly welcome people, of all ages and backgrounds, who have skills in the financial, digital and marketing areas. If a person prefers to oversee, then the Chair or Company Secretary positions are also possible. Board meetings are usually monthly, on an evening between 7 and 9, the day is flexible.

We hope to recruit active, responsible people who enjoy working as a team, and who will help us to continue to increase the frequency and diversity of our current offering.

 

This is a great time to be joining us, as we are moving forward rapidly.  We're in the midst of a rebranding too, and the logo you see here is our new one.  For now, you can still see the old logo on our website: http://rtcsports.co.uk/

If you'd like to know more about becoming a trustee with us, please contact the Chair, Helen Hill This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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