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03/04/2018

Children’s Sessional Workers at Swindon Women’s Aid

The following is a vacancy from Swindon Women’s Aid.


Post: Children’s sessional workers
Salary:£8 hourly rate
Hours: Flexible to include daytime and evenings play sessions
Responsible to: Children and Young People’s Team Leader
Location: Swindon
Closing Date: Friday 6th April 2018 at 5pm

OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. The post holder will work with and supervise any volunteers that are helping with the play sessions.
  2. Help with the planning and preparing of childrens’ activities to suit a variety of ages up to the age of 12.
  3. To work within child protection and safeguarding policies and procedures, bringing any concerns or issues immediately to the attention of managers.
  4. To assist in any personal care of children where needed, including nappy changing and assisting able children with going to the toilet.
  5. To be the onsite paediatrics first aider during the times the creches run. (Training provided)
  6. To be able to manage any challenging behaviour, by following SWA playroom behaviour policy.
    General:
  7. To keep a register of children attending and any particular needs/emergency contact information.
  8. To have good communication with mothers accessing the service.
  9. To inform parents and staff of any incidents/accidents and keep accurate records of these.
  10. To participate in all training courses relevant to SWA’s commitment to providing high quality services.
  11. To work at all times with due regard to the policies and procedures of SWA, participating in their development and amendment where required.

FLEXIBILITY
Whilst the job description attempts to cover the main duties of the post, it is not meant to provide an exhaustive list of tasks.

CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT
The post holder will undertake to maintain the confidentiality of all personal and business information gained in the course of their employment, in accordance with the SWA confidentiality policy and be required to sign a written agreement before the commencement of employment.

EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY STATEMENT
The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for complying with the SWA Equality and Diversity policy. We also ask post holder to agree to work to our SWA values

HEALTH AND SAFETY STATEMENT
The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for ensuring that all relevant health and safety standards are adhered to during the course of carrying out their work.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
The post holder will be expected to attend regular support and supervision sessions with the line manager and identify any training needs.

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28/03/2018

Volunteering Support Assistant at Volunteer Centre Swindon

The following is a vacancy from Volunteer Centre Swindon.


Volunteer Centre Swindon

Vacancy -Volunteering Support Assistant

Fixed Term Contract until March 2019 with a possibility of extension

Hours: Monday – Thursday 26 hours a week with occasional Friday and evening /weekend

Salary: £18,200 pro rata

Closing date: 4pm Friday April 13th 2018

To request a pack please email Sue Dunmore, Chief Executive Officer. Email ceo@swindonvolunteers.org.uk and put Request for Application Pack in email title

Volunteer Centre Swindon is a nationally accredited Volunteer Development Agency that works across Swindon and surrounding area. It supports organisations to recruit, manage and support volunteers. It also works to promote and broker volunteering to individuals and groups along with providing good practice advice on volunteering.

To support the delivery of projects and work that develop volunteering in and around Swindon. This will be through working on the delivery of Building Bridges, Involve Swindon and other work to support the work of the Centre.

The post holder will help with interviewing potential volunteers, liaising with local volunteer involving organisations, promoting volunteering along with supporting in house volunteers and supported volunteering groups. Part of the role will also be to provide administrative support to the Centre

This role is partly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and the post holder will be partly employed on the programme delivery.

Volunteer Centre Swindon is an equal opportunities employer.

The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.
The project has received up to £3.9M of funding from the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

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26/03/2018

Reception Administrator at Citizens Advice Swindon

The following is a vacancy from Citizens Advice Swindon.


Citizens Advice Swindon

Reception Administrator


Salary: £16,393 pro-rata

Hours: 19 hours per week


We are looking for an organised, flexible and experienced person with excellent customer service skills and an eye for detail to join our administrative and reception team.

You will provide a wide range of support including being the first point of face to face and telephone contact for many of our clients, covering both the Sanford House and Citizens Advice receptions.

To be successful in this post you will need:

If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you. Application packs are available by email from recruitment@swindon.cabnet.org.uk


Closing date for applications: Thursday 26th April

Interview date: Friday 4th May

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20/03/2018

Grant Funder at Swindon MS & Neuro Therapy Centre

The following is a vacancy from the Swindon MS & Neuro Therapy Centre.


Grant funder

24 Hours per week £22,000 pro rata

To join our small fundraising team

Job Purpose:

To make Grant applications to assist us in the sustainability of Swindon Therapy Centre.

The successful candidate will be able to identify Grants suitable to apply for and then complete applications and once successful, maintain and provide information required by the Funders.

Key Skills:

The candidate must be sympathetic to the aims and ethos of the centre and willing to wholeheartedly commit to supporting the success of the MS Swindon Therapy Centre.

For more details call 01793 481700 or e-mail: office@msswindon.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 6 April 2018

CVs please by e-mail or to: Swindon Therapy Centre, Bradbury House, Swindon SN5 7ER

We provide services to children and vulnerable adults and candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Swindon Therapy Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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07/03/2018

Independent Supporter at Swindon Advocacy Movement

The following is a vacancy from Swindon Advocacy Movement.


Independent Supporter

Four Month fixed Term Contract from April – July (with possible extension subject to funding).

£21,734 p.a. pro rata 16 hours per week (extra hours may be available)

Swindon Advocacy Movement (SAM) has a well established reputation of providing a range of advocacy services for people with care and support needs in Swindon. We are passionate about speaking out for the most vulnerable in our society and have created a flexible and responsive advocacy service enabling children, young people and adults to access their rights within education, health and social care services.

We are now looking for an Independent Supporter to join our friendly and dedicated Independent Support Team working with children and young people with SEND and their families/carers.

We need non-judgemental, compassionate people who enjoy working with others to make positive change happen.

Successful candidates will have:

We offer a complete package of support, supervision and training.
Successful candidates must complete national Independent Supporter training.

Swindon Advocacy Movement is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of adults with care needs, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS check.

Swindon Advocacy Movement is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Please email info@swindonadvocacy.org.uk for an application pack. For more information please telephone 01793 542266 and ask for Colette.

Closing date for applications is 1.00 p.m. Thursday 22nd March with interviews being held on Tuesday 27th March.

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01/03/2018

Building Bridges Support Worker at Community First

The following is a vacancy from Community First.


Devizes based
36.50 hours per week

Fixed term contract for until September 2019, £24,717 to £25,694 gross per annum depending on experience, plus 7% employer pension contribution

We are looking for an individual who is committed to supporting young people and making a difference to their lives. Youth Action Wiltshire is part of the £3.88M Building Bridges programme, jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

The role will be to support young people in Wiltshire referred into the Building Bridges programme who are NEET or in significant danger of becoming NEET aged 15 – 21 years and help them progress into education, training and employment.

You will be able to organise and manage a range of provision through the programme to inspire and engage participants, including accredited learning and weekend, and evening and residential development activities. You will provide practical one to one support, along with where appropriate working with parents and carers to encourage their involvement to support young people.

This role will be fully funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and will be solely employed on the programme delivery.

Further information regarding the Building Bridges programme can be found via our website at www.buildingbridgessw.org.uk

Closing date: Midday, 16th March 2018
Interviews: 22nd March 2018

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit http://www.communityfirst.org.uk/vacancies. Or for further information on this post please speak to Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire on 01380 729813

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.

The project has received up to £3.9M of funding from the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

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28/02/2018

Welfare and Carer Support Worker at Swindon MS & Neuro Therapy Centre

The following is a vacancy from the Swindon MS & Neuro Therapy Centre.


Welfare and Carer Support Worker

10 Hours per week spread over 3 days
Big Lottery funded – Reaching Communities

To join our small team of staff and to support our Members and Carers.

Job Purpose:

We have an opportunity for a Welfare and Carer Support Worker to join our small team of staff to support our Members, Carers and large team of volunteers. This role is contract, initially for three years with a possibility of extending this further, depending on grant funding being obtained.

As our Welfare and Carer Support Worker you will provide support to our members and carers, in particular to those needing extra assistance, and accompany them during certain therapies.

Key Skills:

Salary: £8.00 per hour

For more details and a full role description, please call 01793 481700 or e-mail: manager@msswindon.org.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 13 March 2018

CVs please by e-mail or to: Swindon Therapy Centre, Bradbury House, Swindon SN5 7ER

We provide services to children and vulnerable adults and candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Swindon Therapy Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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