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Current job vacancies at Amber Valley CVS

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 ;£8.21 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

  Volunteer Co-ordinator Peak National Park; Permanent post with a closing date of 15th April.  The role is based in Bakewell with the Peak District National Park. https://jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk/public-relationscommunications-corporate-strategy-and-development-volunteer-coordinator/17073.job  Derbyshire Healthwatch are recruiting; Applications are invited for: Mental Health Together Involvement Officer Salary: £23,535 Hours: 37 hours Closing date: Monday 6th May at 1600 Interview dates: Thursday 16th May For further information;https://healthwatchderbyshire.co.uk/2019/04/job-vacancy-mht-involvement-officer/ Applications are invited for: Engagement Officer Salary: £23,535 Hours: 37 hours Closing date: Monday 6th May at 1600 Interview dates: Friday 17th May For further information;https://healthwatchderbyshire.co.uk/2019/04/job-vacancy-hwd-engagement-officer/