JOB OPPORTUNITIES: 

Larder Coordinator – 6 Month Fixed Term Contract / 8 Hrs Per Week

OVERALL AIMS OF POST:

To support the set up and ongoing delivery of a Pilot Larder project at the William Sutton Memorial Hall. To collect produce from supplier, oversee volunteers to set up and organise display and serve customers who use the Larder. To undertake all project administrative tasks, advise on products and adhere to all H&S requirements associated with the project. We would also expect the postholder to signpost customers to other services if appropriate for which training will be given.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Be prepared to undertake training as appropriate and Level 2 Food Hygiene
  • Full driving licence plus use of a car
  • Experience of working in a food related/retail industry
  • Experience of networking, establishing contacts and building relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Experienced in a variety of administrative tasks
  • Experience of working in a community or voluntary organisation or group
  • Some knowledge of allergies and intolerances to food products
  • Plan and organise resources effectively
  • Ability to liaise and work effectively with a wide range of people
  • To monitor and manage own stress levels and access appropriate support as needed
  • Able to organise, prioritise and initiate own work and work to deadlines
  • Good IT and administration skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Positive outlook
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Willingness to undertake further training and develop personal skills
  • Adaptable to respond to different challenges
  • Commitment to partnership work.
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours and be flexible and adaptable to respond to organisational need
  • A positive approach to team work
  • Good self-awareness and commitment to own personal and professional development showing willingness to respond openly and positively to challenges from others
  • Physically fit and capable of lifting heavy loads

To apply please complete an organisational application form online (please click here).

Please be aware: You must have a valid driving licence and a car to use for work for this vacancy.

The closing date for this vacancy is 5:00pm on 4th December 2018. Interviews are due to take place on 12th December 2018.

Salary: £8.21 Per hour.

 

 Support Worker: 

What do we do?

  • Promoting independence and recovery
  • Challenging social exclusion by encouraging community involvement
  • Facilitating social inclusion with creative and accessible solutions

 What do we offer?

  • Structured Induction
  • Supportive Environment Encouraging Personal Development Training Opportunities
  • Company Pension
  • A-Z Staff Benefits
  • Wide Range of E-Learning Courses
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour services (Including different discounts & special offers to all employees and their family members)
  • 25 Day Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Flexibility
  • Long Service Award
  • Work Place Wellbeing Charter

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Support Workers to join our organisation to provide support for vulnerable adults. We have three different roles available with hourly rates ranging from £7.83 per hour to £8.62 depending on your knowledge and experience.

Mileage and travel are paid, followed by organisational pay structure in line with the National Living Wage and a TOIL system is used to provide flexibility to all staff, especially when working patterns vary. This is a great opportunity to join our dynamic and rapidly growing team. Tasks and Responsibilities will depend on your role.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Deliver a range of support, including financial; daily living skills, meaningful activity, health, housing, & social skills as per agreed plans
  • Adopt a person centred, reablement approach at all times, ensuring client choice and seeking to improve clients quality of life
  • Maximise use of local resources including community networks, assistive technology, signposting, aiming to reduce reliance on paid support
  • Report on client and service progress, adapting practise as required
  • Complete some client, personal and service paperwork
  • Communicate effectively and champion supportive teamwork
  • Work in a safe way for yourself and others, following health, safety and safeguarding legislation, policy and procedures
  • Manage your time when required and be flexible to the client and service needs
  • Complete client related paperwork Inc. support plans, risk assessments and distance travelled tools
  • Proactively lead and monitor identified clients ensuring outcomes are met
  • Complete client related paperwork Inc. support plans, risk assessments and distance travelled tools
  • Take the lead role in monitoring identified clients, ensuring outcomes are met and the service is meeting needs
  • Accommodation services arrears and charges
  • Housing association and landlord liaison and monitoring
  • Supporting managers to manage tenure issues
  • Health and Safety checks, reporting and actions
  • Keeping the project in a good order Inc. hygiene, decoration, project repairs and maintenance
  • Voids management and growth promotion
  • Relevant housing management records and returns
  • Whilst promoting client involvement at all times

To apply please complete an organisational application form online (please click here).
Please be aware: You must have a valid driving licence and a car to use for work for this vacancy.

*DBS Check applies for all Support Worker roles, more information about the employment of ex-offenders please read this document – Information Sheet Employment of ex-offenders August 2013

 

 

 

VOLUNTARY OPPORTUNITIES

  • Healthwatch Volunteer Strategic Representative

To promote Healthwatch Plymouth at key events and other meetings, and help to establish constructive, high quality relationships, with key current and potential partners and stakeholders, internal and external as required. This is a volunteer role, with support and training provided.  If you have experience of working strategically, at management or executive level we would like to hear from you. 

For information on this volunteering role please contact Healthwatch on 01752 261978                                                      

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