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Current job vacancies at Amber Valley CVS

Amber Valley CVS – recruiting to the Community Development Team for 2 exciting posts ;

Volunteering Development Worker

This post requires you to work with groups and organisations to identify and effectively promote volunteering opportunities. You will place volunteers in organisations in Amber Valley. You will be able to identify skills and abilities of individuals through application and interview processes and match those to local needs. You will respond to enquiries through Do-It and use social media technologies to enable matching of volunteers to local opportunities. You will be responsible for administration tasks related to projects and events involving volunteers and will provide information for written and statistical reports. You will need good interpersonal skills and a high level of IT ability. You will need to communicate effectively with volunteers from all backgrounds.

Knowledge of the Voluntary Sector is desirable along with excellent organisational skills.

Salary £15,286 per annum + pension

Hours of work 25 hours per wk, some evening work may be required. Holidays 6wks,pro rata + bank holidays.

Based in Ripley, working in areas of Amber Valley  Contract length: 12 months

Please telephone 01773 512076 /email admin@avcvs.org for application pack.

Closing date: 9.00 am 25th February 2019. Interview date: 6th March.

Befriending Project Worker

This re advertised post requires you to co-ordinate our Befriending project. You will effectively market for volunteer befrienders who will give either telephone or direct support to isolated individuals referred to us. You will then lead on training, selection and placement of volunteers and be responsible for ongoing support.

You will need to be well organised, have good administrative skills and be able to maintain records and statistics to monitor the project. You will also need to have empathy and good communication skills with people of all backgrounds, either those referred for support or those offering time as volunteers.

Experience of supporting and developing volunteers is necessary with evidence of recent experience in delivering training.Ability to liaise and work with other agencies to meet needs of referrals and training is essential.

Salary per annum £18345.60 +  pension

Hours of work 30 hours per wk, occasional evening work may be required

Holidays 6wks,pro rata + bank holidays. Based in Ripley, working in areas of Amber Valley

Contract length: 12 months

Please telephone 01773 512076 / email admin@avcvs.org for application pack.

Closing date: 9.00 am 25th Feb 19   Interview date: 6th Mar 19.

 

Amber Valley CVS – Bespoke Befriending Support Worker

In order to address issues of loneliness and isolation and to compliment our existing volunteer led Befriending we are piloting a Bespoke service for those we cannot currently provide support to which addresses their specified needs.

This post needs individuals who can motivate and accompany clients inside or outside the home with a variety of activities that will improve WellBeing. This service includes a charge to clients. All activity will be aimed at reducing social isolation and improving access to the wider community

You will ;

  • have experience of working in the community with evidence of recent customer support.
  • have empathy and good communication skills with people of all backgrounds
  • be creative and able to work on your own initiative
  • have knowledge and skills relating to work with older people including those with disabilities
  • have good administrative skills and be able to maintain records required for the project.
  • have the ability to work in a team and liaise with other agencies to market the service and offer appropriate support alongside other packages.

Salary ;£7.85 per hour

Hours of work :nil hours, some evening work or weekend work may be required

Holidays: 6wks,pro rata + bank holidays.

Based in Ripley, working in areas of Amber Valley           Contract length: ongoing

An enhanced DBS will be required for this position

Please telephone 01773 512076 for application pack.

Closing date: none                     Interview date: TBC



External job vacancies

Amber Valley CVS are recruiting Domestic Workers in Ilkeston, Heanor, Alfreton,

Ripley, Belper, and the surrounding areas to work with their Help at Home Domestic Team

No late nights, early mornings or weekend work……………………………………………….

Help at Home provides domestic support to older and/or disabled clients in their own homes. The post is one of nil hours meaning there is no guarantee of hours, however the successful candidate will advise us their hours of availability for work, and AVCVS will aim to find work within this time. Our hours operate between 9.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

The role includes cleaning, shopping and ironing at people’s homes to promote independent living.

Person spec: reliable, trustworthy, good cleaning skills and customer focused. Mature applicants welcome. Must have access to transport, as work is in and around stated areas, previous experience of cleaning and working with vulnerable adults in their own homes is an advantage.

Travel costs only applicable to travel within your working day and not payable as travel to and from work expense.

Benefits: Holiday pay, Pension, Sickness pay, Flexible hours, DBS check paid by employer

Rate of pay £7.85 per hour – Travel time and mileage applicable for in between jobs

For an application pack please telephone 01773 512076 or email: admin@avcvs.org