Job Vacancy: Home-Start – Family Support/ Community Liaison Worker

Salary: £20,661 per annum, pro rata (£10.71 per hour)
Hours per week: 29 Contract type: fixed term to March 2020 (Continuation of the post after this date is dependent on funding)
Work base: as above
We are a charity supporting families with young children through home-visiting by volunteers. A Ministry of Defence Covenant Fund (Families in Stress) grant now enables us to recruit a ‘rapid response’ worker to contact ‘forces families’ in difficulty or crisis within one working day of referral. The worker will assess the family’s needs and provide practical and emotional support in the home. Families will have one or more children under five, and live on or off the bases of Dalton Barracks (Abingdon), Vauxhall Barracks (Didcot), RAF Benson, or the Defence Academy of the UK (Shrivenham). The worker will have a community liaison role, ensuring collaborative working with military and civilian contacts. The person appointed will also manage their own caseload of families supported by a home-visiting volunteer, and provide volunteers with support and supervision.
We want to hear from you, if you have:
• the ability to lead and drive this new project forward
• an understanding of families’ needs and of parenting skills
• experience of supporting families
• good communication, networking and IT skills
• the ability to work using your own initiative, and in a small team

Application pack available from Home-Start Southern Oxfordshire Informal discussion: contact Doreen McNulty, Chair of Trustees, 01235 511152

Closing date for applications: 21 April 2017 (note: CVs are not accepted)

Interview date: 10 May 2017

Home-Start Southern Oxfordshire is committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. We expect all employees to share this commitment. We ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Home-Start Southern Oxfordshire 197 Broadway Didcot OX11 8RU 01235 511152 homestartso@btinternet.com www.homestart-southernoxfordshire.org.uk

Family Support/ Community Liaison Worker This post is subject to an enhanced level criminal records check through the Disclosure & Barring Service. Applicants must have use of their own car, for which expenses will be paid. Home-Start Southern Oxfordshire, a company limited by guarantee, number 05443274 Registered charity number: 111394

JOB VACANCY: TRAX – Charity Administration Manager FT

Job location (usual place of work): Oxfordshire Motor Project (TRAX) Red Barn Farm, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 8JR

Pay rate: £22,000 – £26,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: Charity Administration Manager FT

Applications close on date:

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Permanent

Job summary: Charity Administration Manager FT
Administration Assistant PT
Trax is currently seeking to recruit two additional members of staff to help support and deliver services to young people aged 13-19.

Job Description

The role includes but not exclusively the following activities:

Supporting the finance operation in managing organisational finances, including preparing and sending out invoices, chasing unpaid invoices, updating finance systems, spreadsheets and databases as appropriate

Manage and process monthly payroll

To monitor and keep records of cash sales, staff expenses and petty cash usage

To keep records of and provide thank you letters and receipts to trusts and funds and regular donors to the organisation

Managing the front office and reception area including general administration for the organisation (emails, phone calls, post, messages for staff)

Stock taking and ordering of office consumables within an allocated budget

To keep maintained records of, including but not exclusively staff annual leave, sickness and absence and signing in/out documentation, DBS checks and staff training

To inform referring agencies of student absence by 11:00am on the day of absence and to keep records of and update student registers and databases

Minute taking and recording of team meetings, including quarterly trustee meetings

To book visits and inductions for students and update staff on risk assessment and progress information as necessary

Complete student registration paperwork and communicate with City and Guilds and update on student referrals

Provide invoicing information to the finance team

To support the charity’s Social Enterprise Catering event planning and administration

To support the Director to achieve the charity objectives

To attend team meetings, staff training and information days as required

Trax Motor Project is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, if successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check
The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Salary

£22,000 – £26,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Hours: Full time 37 hours per week Monday – Friday. Part time hours to be arranged.
An option of term-time only may be considered where appropriate.

To apply, please contact: Please send a completed CV and a cover letter detailing any previous experience and qualifications to olivia@traxonline.co.uk or by post:

Olivia Davies
Red Barn Farm
Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 8JR

We would strongly encourage interested applicants to arrange a visit.

 

JOB VACANCY: TRAX – Workshop Tutor

Job location (usual place of work): Oxfordshire Motor Project (TRAX) Red Barn Farm, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 8JR

Pay rate: £23,400 – £26,000

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Workshop tutor

Applications close on date:

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Permanent

Job summary: Trax is currently seeking to recruit a workshop tutor to help support and deliver sessions to young people aged 13-19.

Job Description

The role includes but not exclusively the following activities:

To assist in the setting up and closing down of the workshops in preparation for delivery of sessions

To plan and deliver sessions to students in line with City and Guilds criteria and adhering to organisational policies

Assisting the Director of Operations in planning schemes of work and assess students work, ensuring portfolios are correct and up to date

To assist in the running of field activities as a marshal; safety checking vehicles and following Health and Safety guidelines

To assist in the general upkeep of the Trax premises as required

To attend team meetings, staff training and information days as required

Person Specification

Essential:

Experience and knowledge of motor vehicle mechanics

A qualification (minimum Level 1) in a mechanical subject or proven 5 years’ experience of working in the trade

Acceptable levels of Maths and English, minimum GCSEs grade C in both

Experience of working with young people

Ability to undergo a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check

Full, clean driving licence

Desirable:

A teaching qualification or willingness to undergo training

Demonstrable understanding of the issues that young people who access Trax may face, knowledge of safeguarding issues and willing to carry out additional training

To apply:

Please send a completed CV and a cover letter detailing any previous experience and qualifications to olivia@traxonline.co.uk or by post:

Olivia Davies
Red Barn Farm
Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 8JR

We would strongly encourage interested applicants to arrange a visit.

Trax Motor Project is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check
The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Salary

£23,400 – £26,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Hours: Full time 37 hours per week Monday – Friday. An option of term-time only may be considered where appropriate.

To apply, please contact: To apply:

Please send a completed CV and a cover letter detailing any previous experience and qualifications to olivia@traxonline.co.uk or by post:

Olivia Davies
Red Barn Farm
Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 8JR

We would strongly encourage interested applicants to arrange a visit.

 

JOB VACANCY: Botley Bridges Family Support Service – Play and Family Support Worker

Job location (usual place of work): Botley, Oxford

Pay rate: £20 000

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Play and Family Support Worker

Applications close on date: 22/4/2017

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Fixed term

Job summary: Job Advert For Botley Bridges Family Support Service

Wanted
An enthusiastic and flexible play and family support worker for local community project ‘Botley Bridges’. The aim of the project is to support families with children up to the age of 11 by providing information and activities which help all children to be healthy, active and fulfil their potential. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing and leading play and learn sessions for families and signposting families to other organisations , which can support with identified issues. Botley Bridges is a charitable company. The post is initially for 1 year and 12 hours a week (over 2/3 days) with the aim that on going funding will be secured and the project will continue in the future. Salary £20,000 pro rata and 25 days holiday pro rata. Applicants need to have experience of family support and working with young children.

To apply, please contact: coordinator@botleybridges.org

 

JOB VACANCY: Broken Spoke – Admin, Advocacy and Comms Co-ordinator

Job location (usual place of work): Oxford

Pay rate: Living wage as set by Living Wage Foundation (currently set at £8.45/hour)

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Admin, Advocacy and Comms Co-ordinator

Applications close on date: 18th April 2017

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Fixed term

Job summary: Broken Spoke Bike Co-op is looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual to join our team. Your role will be to administrate our community bike workshop and cycle training programmes, take a key role in marketing communications and develop projects to engage groups under-represented in cycling and mechanics.

With experience of working with people in an office or business environment, you will have excellent organisational and communications skills and be able to work in a self-directed and flexible way as part of a cooperative team.

You will have experience in the design and implementation of efficient administrative systems. IT literacy is essential, as is your commitment to the promotion of cycling and mechanics to people from all backgrounds.

More about Broken Spoke Bike Co-op: www.bsbcoop.org

To apply, please contact: To apply, please download the job description and tell us how you fit the person specification in no more than 500 words. Please send this document with your CV to recruitment@bsbcoop.org.

We will conduct interviews for this position in late April.

Job description is available from: http://bsbcoop.org/were-hiring/

JOB VACANCY: Citizens Advice Oxford – Housing Advice Project Support Officer

Job location (usual place of work): Citizens Advice Oxford

Pay rate: actual salary £7,200)

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Housing Advice Project Support Officer

Applications close on date: midday 7th April 2017

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Fixed term

Job summary: Fixed term part time contract to 31st March 2018 (14 hours per week) £18,000 fte (actual salary £7,200)
Help us take our housing advice to the next level and improve lives for Oxford
City residents who are in crisis or at risk of losing their tenancy due to rent
arrears or other financial issues.
The role will help this oversubscribed service support more people by working
with our Specialist Housing Needs Case Worker to establish automated text and
email reminders to clients’; proactively monitor progress and send client care
letters before and after advice.
This exciting new role will make a significant difference to the lives of some of
the most vulnerable people in our city. Post would suit someone organised,
proactive and confident using IT.

To apply, please contact: To request a full role description, person specification and application pack
please contact Susana Pimenta on susana@cab-oxford.org.uk or call 01865 304102

 

JOB VACANCY: We Own It – Campaigns Officer

Job location (usual place of work): Oxford

Pay rate: £23,000 (£13,800 pro rata)

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Campaigns Officer

Applications close on date: Sunday 16th April, interviews on 3rd May 2017

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Temporary to permanent

Job summary: We Own It is a not-for profit organisation which aims to shift the debate on privatisation and public
ownership. We believe people’s lives would be better if the needs of communities came before profit for
shareholders.

We are telling the positive stories about public ownership for a whole range of public services, from railways
to water, from council services and care work to the NHS. Since launching in 2013, we have influenced
politicians and developed a strong media profile, appearing on BBC Radio 4, Sky News and in the Mirror, the
Telegraph and the Guardian.

We Own It is a small organisation (when you join us we’ll be three members of staff) with a big mission. You’ll
get to work at the heart of a exciting new campaigning organisation, help it grow and develop your skills.
We think there’s a lot of potential for We Own It to transform the debate about public ownership. We need
enthusiastic and organised people to help make it happen. Does that sound like you?

Your role

We’re looking for a Campaigns Officer to work in our office in Oxford 3 days a week, developing campaigns
and making the case for public ownership. You’ll be a people person and a great communicator who can help
us build our supporter base, networks and impact. You’ll have the opportunity to lead on campaigns you’re
passionate about and come up with new ideas. You’ll also need to be happy to carry out a variety of basic
tasks and be flexible about your role.

You will:

 Work with the director to develop and deliver campaigns that help to shift the debate
 Build cooperative alliances with organisations and support local campaigners
 Work with politicians, locally and nationally
 Communicate the evidence and the stories that bring our campaigns to life
 Manage and grow our online presence, newsletter list and social media profile
 Build our media profile and write press releases
 Research for campaigns as needed
 Help with administration, events and logistics as needed
 Be part of delivering the growth strategy for the organisation

Person specification

Essential

 Passion and enthusiasm for our mission
 Motivation to manage and win campaigns, plenty of initiative
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Excellent organisational skills, a systematic person
 Emotional intelligence, great at working in a team
 Creativity (especially on a tight budget)
 High attention to detail
 Knowledge of the political landscape and interest in public services
 Confidence with IT systems and Office software
 Willingness to learn and get stuck in

Desirable

It would be great if you have experience – paid or voluntary – of any of the following:

 Track record in campaigning and/or thinking strategically about how to make change happen
 Experience of working in a small and/or campaigning organisation
 Experience of project management under pressure
 Experience of any of the following: social media/press work/fundraising/organising events
 Skills in photo editing/design/video making
 Formal education or qualification in one of our areas of work

Most importantly, we are looking for someone who has the passion and drive to make a difference through
our campaigns; we don’t necessarily expect that you will have worked or volunteered in a campaigning role
in the past, but we are looking for someone with the potential to develop into an outstanding campaigner.

To apply, please contact: Please apply by email to Cat at cat@weownit.org.uk. The application should include:

 A covering letter explaining why you’re interested in the role and how you meet the person
specification, giving examples where possible (and saying where you saw the role advertised)
 Your CV
 A piece of your own writing that you’re proud of
 The names and contact details of two referees

We encourage applications from women; black, asian and minority ethnic people; people who identify as
having a disability; people from the LGBT+ community; and people from working class backgrounds.

Further information can be found at https://weownit.org.uk/about-us/work-with-us

JOB VACANCY: Young Demetia UK – National Development Manager

Job location (usual place of work): Home based, regular meetings in Oxfordshire and travel within the UK

Pay rate: c £33,000

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: National Development Manager

Applications close on date: 25 April 2017 Noon

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Permanent

Job summary: YoungDementia UK believes every person living with young onset dementia should be well supported and informed to enable them to have the best possible opportunity to live life fully. Currently support in the UK is fragmented and scarce.

Our first post holder has made an amazing start but unfortunately is not able to continue. We need to recruit again to capitalise on the momentum – the role will strengthen our national impact by supporting, co-ordinating and promoting our newly launched Young Dementia Network, its collaborative steering group and activities; determine ways to improve local young onset support services in the UK; and ensure our participation in national opportunities.

Each aspect needs collaborative working with other individuals, groups and organisations.

Success will result in better awareness, visibility and understanding of young onset dementia and improvements in the lives of people living with young onset dementia.

The work requires determination and focus, with a collaborative and inclusive approach.

To apply, please contact: Access online application pack at www.youngdementiauk.org
Or contact us for an application pack joandutton@youngdementiauk.org

For more information on role contact tessagutteridge@youngdementiauk.org

 

JOB VACANCY: Community and Events Fundraising Co-ordinator

Job location (usual place of work): Oxford Homeless Pathways, O’Hanlon House

Pay rate: £25,000 – £27,000 depending on experience

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Community and Events Fundraising Co-ordinator

Applications close on date: 7th April 2017

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Permanent

Job summary: About us:

Oxford Homeless Pathways (OxHoP) is an established charity that provides a range of accommodation and support to homeless people across Oxfordshire. Helping people to tackle the problems that have led them to become homeless and encourage them to develop the skills and resilience to enable them to lead full independent lives once again.

This is an exciting time for the organisation as we move into a new era of supporting homeless people. In order to meet this need we are increasing our fundraising capacity by expanding the Fundraising Team. This is a newly created role where you can really make your mark and develop the role. We are looking for an experienced Community Fundraiser with a genuine passion to make a life changing difference to homeless people’s lives.

We are experts in our field and are on a mission to support the growing numbers of people sleeping rough. If this opportunity sounds as exciting to you as it does to us and you’re ready to join us on this important mission of empowering homeless people – you could be the right person for us and we could be the right organisation for you! So read on!

About you:

You will be responsible for engaging a wide range of people to deliver on the fundraising vision of the organisation. To do this, you will need to have:

Exceptional people skills . Whether working with CEO’s, heads of community groups or homeless clients, you can talk to them all, and you can unite them towards a joint vision.
Financial responsibility. Previous experience of successful income generation for a charity in a paid position.
Thinking outside the box, unique perspectives and having fresh ideas are some of your greatest skills
Organisational skills. Ensuring the ongoing work of the charity and developing the strategy and operation plans requires excellent administrative ability. Ability to manage own workload to deliver required outcomes. Ability to prioritise variety of tasks and adopt a flexible approach to workload.
Tech skills . Maximise the recording of the fundraising events (electronic, hardcopy); and manage a database of all fundraisers (active and retroactive), and keep up-to-date our donor contacts and preference information. Word, Excel and Outlook are as natural as eating to you. You will update and manage social media platforms to raise awareness and your social media presence will make the Kardashians look like rookies.
Presentation skills. You will have excellent presentation skills to effectively engage various audiences.

You will also have:

A knowledge of Oxfordshire and a willingness to travel across the county
Empathy for the work of OxHoP
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with supporters.
The ability to convey a compelling case of support
Previous event management experience
A proven track record of exceeding financial and non-financial targets.
A full clean driving license and access to a car insured for work purposes.
A willingness to work flexible hours – some evening and weekends

What you will do:

Fundraising strategy- You will be responsible for the coordination of all the charity’s community and events fundraising activities; building successful relationships with supporters. You will formulate and implement a fundraising action plan in line with the strategic objectives and income targets of the charity. You will also develop a programme of fundraising events co-hosted/organised by the charity.

Develop and Manage relationships – You will maintain and develop relationships with existing supporters, motivating and facilitating them to maximise the funds they raise. You will engage with and inspire new supporters to raise money. You will also keep staff informed and involved with fundraising initiatives. You will maintain current supporters in the community and review the re-engagement of past. Offer support to individual, groups when organising their own fundraising events for the charity.

Help provide financial stability – You will maximise gift aid on fundraising and donations by building income from sources including: challenge events, community and third party events. Keep up to date with any relevant legislative changes that may affect fundraising i.e. Gift Aid, data protection. Adhere to the charity’s policies and procedures, paying particular attention to those involving financial procedures, confidentiality and data protection.

Oxford Homeless Pathways is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable clients. Any successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and provide two suitable references .

To apply, please contact: Send a completed copy of our application form, including your supporting statement telling us why you are the best person for the job, to our recruitment email. Application forms can be found on our website: http://www.oxhop.org.uk/aboutus/jobs/ and all applications should be sent to recruitment@oxhop.org.uk

CV’s will NOT be accepted.

Interviews will be held on the 19th April 2017.

Job vacancy: Green Space Development Officer

Green Space Development Officer (Req No. 001094)


Service Area / Directorate Community Services
Salary and Grade G5: £24,732 with possible progression to £26,550 per annum – (pro rata for part time)
Contract Permanent
Hours 22.2 hours per week
Location Oxford – St Aldate’s Chambers

 

For more information please see: GreenSpaceDevelopmentOfficer_CS_G5_Mar17_001094

To apply please go to https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20014/jobs