Oxford 50+ Network: AGM

AGM & PUBLIC MEETING will be held on Wednesday 26 April 2017 The Council Chamber at Oxford Town Hall at 10.00 am until 1 pm

AGENDA

10.00 am    Welcome by the Chairperson

Apologies

Minutes of last year’s AGM

10.10     Annual Report, Chair – Margaret Simpson

Treasurer’s Report – Letty Batten

10.30     Questions for Cllr Gill Sanders – Oxford City Council’s Champion for Older People

              2016-2017 Management Committee to stand down

              Gill Sanders to oversee the nominations for the 2017-2018 Management Committee – [10 in total]

10.45 am    Refreshments –

11.00 am Gillian Warson, OCVA’s Collaboration & Communications Officer

REVIEW OF LOAN SHARK TRAINING

12 noon -Stephen Dawson, Oxford Preservation Trust’s Membership, Events & Fundraising Officer and Alice Neale – Assistant Officer.

OXFORD’s OPEN DOORS and lots, lots more

1.00 pm Close of meeting

The new Management Committee to meet immediately after the meeting to elect the Officers and agree a date for the first Management Committee meeting.

Family Learning Understanding Your Children’s World

Family Learning Understanding Your Children’s World

Free 6 week course Learn how to support your child’s learning in school.

  • Understand the behavioural expectations.
  • Gain tips on how to help your child with their homework.
  • Discover what Maths and English is being taught in a primary school.
  • Meet other parents in a friendly, supportive environment.
  • Starts: Friday 28 April 2017 Time: 12.15- 2.15 pm
    Venue: Blackbird Leys Library
    Course length: 6 weeks
    AFiUK CIC are collaborating with Oxfordshire Adult Learning to tailor this course for First generation migrants or newly arrived migrant families to help them best support their children at school.
    To enquire or book a space please contact: Jacqui (07503 698241) or Jameela (07786 807862)

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.

 

Good News from a volunteer

A young volunteer at the Museum of Oxford has been shortlisted for an award

We’re celebrating! Aaron Lee, a volunteer at the Museum of Oxford, has been shortlisted for the Museums + Heritage Volunteer of the Year award. Despite the demands of studying for his A-Levels, Aaron volunteered every Saturday at the museum, as well as playing a key role in developing and organising events for the Museums at Night programme. Well done Aaron – we’re keeping our fingers crossed for you!

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

 

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group Oxfordshire’s health and care services – The Big Consultation – Phase 1

You’ve been invited to participate in the Oxfordshire’s health and care services – The Big Consultation – Phase 1 consultation by the consultation manager, Julia Stackhouse.

This consultation is open from 16 Jan 2017 at 09:00 to 9 Apr 2017 at 23:59.

LAST CHANCE to have your say on the Oxfordshire health and care services – Big Consultation, Phase 1, which closes on SUNDAY 9 AUGUST. We would like to your views on proposals too:

• Changing the way we use our hospital beds and increasing care closer to home in Oxfordshire
• Planned care at the Horton General Hospital (planned care is a term for healthcare which has been planned in advance and which is not urgent or an emergency such as diagnostic tests, outpatient appointments and surgery).
• Acute stroke services in Oxfordshire
• Critical care (Critical care helps people with life-threatening or very serious injuries and illnesses) at the Horton General Hospital
• Maternity services including obstetrics, Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) and the effect on emergency gynaecology surgery
• Consideration of the Midwife Led Units in north Oxfordshire will be in Phase 2 but we would like some views from you to inform option development.

The full consultation document (including a glossary) is available here https://consult.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/consult.ti/Bighealthandcare/consultationHome or visit the CCG website www.oxonhealthcaretransformation.nhs.uk

We would like your feedback. You can give this by completing this questionnaire, or emailing us at cscsu.talkinghealth@nhs.net

Participate in this consultation

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/