Sector Vacancies

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Young Carers Service Coordinator at Community First

Community First are looking for a dedicated and experienced individual to join our Young Carers Service as part of our successful youth arm, Youth Action Wiltshire. We are seeking to recruit a well organised and motivated individual who is dedicated to the personal development of young people through the provision of 1:1 support, advocacy and positive activities.

Hours: 36.5 hrs per week, includes evening, weekend and school holiday work

Salary: £24,717 gross per annum plus 7% employers pension contribution

Location: Office base in Devizes, county wide programme delivery including 1:1 outreach.

Supervisor: Youth Action Wiltshire Programmes Coordinator (Young Carers Service Lead)

Fixed Term contract until September 2021

The role focusses on providing practical and emotional support to Young Carers in Wiltshire aged 5-18 years. The post holder will be required to work with young people, understand their individual needs and develop a positive trust-based relationship with them and support them throughout their “journey” with our service.

Ideally, you will have a relevant youth work qualification and/or two years of experience in delivering youth work and positive activities. You will hold a valid UK driving licence and will be prepared to drive a minibus and transport young people to and from activities and 1:1 meetings. There will be a need for regular evening and occasional weekend working.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 2nd December 2019

Interviews: Thursday 12th December 2019

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire on 01380 729813 or

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

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Shopmobility Co-ordinator at Voluntary Action Swindon

Do you want to help local people live a more independent life?

Voluntary Action Swindon are looking to recruit a Shopmobility Co-ordinator to oversee all aspects of the day to day running of the Swindon Shopmobility service.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a high standard of service to the customers including demonstrating to new customers how to safely use the machines. They will also be expected to open up and close the Shopmobility building.

Salary: £20,000 (£10,001 pro rata)

This is a permanent role, working 19 hours a week including Saturday working with the option for additional hours to cover holidays and sickness.

The hours will be as follows:

This role will be subject to a DBS check

To download a copy of the Job Description please click here

To download a copy of the Application Form please click here

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 29th November.

Interviews will take place on Friday 6th December.

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