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Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA)

Support Worker - Palmwood Court (Bulwell)

Hours: Full and Bank hours available

Salary: £16,258-£18,483 pro rata (£8.45-£9.61 per hour) plus enhancements

Closing Date: Wednesday 17 January 2018


Palmwood Court, a Registered Mental Health Care Home for people recovering from chronic health issues, is looking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic and positive thinking Support Workers  who share NCHA’s values to join their  team.


The successful candidates must be committed to improving through reflective practice. Experience is desirable but training will be provided.


 The successful candidate will be required to work on a shift basis over a 24 hour period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins; a 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £35.62 is also paid for sleep-ins.


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Posted 4 January 2018




Play Workers

Hours: Ad hoc

Salary: £8.83 per hour + annual leave pay

Closing date: Wednesday 17 January 2018


Nottingham Play Forum Limited is recruiting ad hoc playworkers to deliver high energy, creative activities at events across the East Midlands, engaging with children and families and promoting the services of PlayWorks. There may also be the opportunity to be involved in Play sessions which take place on Parks and Green Spaces located within the Nottingham area.


Playworkers will be required to deliver creative, physical and environmental play provision in local communities and at events. A minimum of 2 years relevant experience is essential. A level 2 qualification in playwork or equivalent and a first aid certificate is desirable. As safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is essential, these posts will require an enhanced DBS check.


For more information, telephone 0115 958 9199 or email


Posted 11 January 2018



Nottingham SVS Services

Female Counselling Coordinator

Hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: £30,153 per annum pro-rata

Closing date: 12 noon Thursday 18 January 2018


We are looking for an experienced Counselling Coordinator to be part of a team who are committed to the support of survivors of rape and sexual violence.  The post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the Counselling Service to ensure effective delivery of the service, together with supervision of staff and volunteers.


Because of the nature of this post, it is only open to female applicants and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010.


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Posted 15 December 2017



AWAAZ 'Voice' for all BME Communities

Building Better Opportunities Work Coach

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £23,000 per annum

Closing date: 12 noon Thursday 18 January 2018


AWAAZ “Voice” For ALL BME Communities is an established CIO that delivers a range of mental health services including multiple complex needs to the adult population.


You will contribute to the overall success of the Building Better Opportunities (BBO)Towards Work Programme within Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire. You will work directly with unemployed and economically inactive participants by effectively delivering a holistic, personalised support service, which empowers participants with the self-belief, skills, motivation and confidence to enable them to progress into employment, self-employment or further training/education.


The successful candidate will facilitate a range of Employability and Personal Development Interventions, via 1:1 and group based learning and development sessions. You will provide participants with comprehensive Initial Diagnostic Assessments, plan and deliver their learning & development, evaluate and measure their progress and impart guidance, knowledge and mentoring. You will play a pivotal role in helping individuals to overcome their fears and barriers and to develop their employability skills.


For further information, email


Posted 4 January 2018



Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA)

Support Worker - Moving Forward City (Radford)

Hours: 24 and 37 hours per week

Salary: £16,258-£18,483 pro rata

Closing Date: Friday 19 January 2018


This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Moving Forward City Service. This is a floating support service that works with service users, either in a hospital setting or in the community, to move onto supported accommodation, independent living or to maintain their current tenancy. We work closely with housing services, hospital staff and benefit agencies.


 You will be required to work shifts with flexibility to meet the service users requirements which may fall outside these hours whether that be for training, meetings or operational requirements.


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Posted 5 January 2018



Improving Lives

Support Workers (Jewish Community)

Hours: 1 full-time post; 1 part-time (18 hours per week)

Salary: £17,500 – £23,000 FTE (full time equivalent)

Fixed term contract until January 2020

Closing date: Sunday 21 January 2018


We’re looking for candidates who can support people to access the services to which they are entitled. You will measure your success in this role by your ability to engage with people and enable them to feel supported and part of their community.


Your day to day will be characterised by the development of bespoke action plans – defined by the individual needs of the people you are working with. You will work with a number of other agencies and with staff involved in supporting your clients to coordinate their activities so that they achieve the very best outcomes.


The successful candidates will be self-confident, have excellent knowledge of support services available for older people and have an understanding of the relevant cultural issues.


Travel around the City and county will be required (access to own transport is desirable).


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Posted 5 January 2018



Women's Aid Integrated Services (WAIS)

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (2 posts)

Hours: Post 1: 37 hours per week (City/County based)

Post 2: 30-37 hours per week (hours/base TBC )

Salary: £24,964 per annum pro rata

Closing date: 5pm Monday 22 January 2018


We have an exciting opportunity for two Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVA’s) to join our dynamic team in an organisation which is at the forefront of domestic violence support.  The appointed persons will have a good understanding of the issues faced by hard to engage groups.


The post holder will provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a service to those at highest risk. They will offer an independent advocacy service to women who are experiencing Domestic Violence going through the MARAC process and/or who are encountering interventions from the criminal and civil law, its related systems and structures including DVPN and DVPO.


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Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA)

Customer Service Officer - Work Planner

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Salary: £21,500-£24,615 per annum

Closing date: Wednesday 24 January 2018


We are looking to recruit an experienced person to join our busy Maintenance team in providing an inclusive and comprehensive customer service to internal and external customers, alongside planning work for the direct maintenance service tradesmen. Demonstrable experience of handling telephone calls, front line and electronic repair requests and work planning is essential for this post. You must also have strong ICT skills. Based in Bulwell, Nottingham.


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Posted 11 January 2018



Tuntum Housing Association


Hours: 20 hours per week

Salary: £19,137 pro-rata

Closing date extended to: 5pm Friday 26 January 2018


Provide a comprehensive administrative support service to the Housing Management Team in delivering an effective, efficient, responsive and customer focused housing service to customers, residents and leaseholders on a day-to-day basis in a very busy office environment.


Based at the Tuntum head office in New Basford, Nottingham.


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Post updated 11 January 2018



Newark & Sherwood CVS

Partnership & Engagement Officer

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: £20,511 pro rata

Closing date: Friday 26 January 2018


CVS supports Newark & Sherwood Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to deliver meaningful engagement with patients, carers, and their communities and support the delivery of a responsive commissioning process through effective patient and public engagement. This includes working with and developing for example patient groups.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Degree or equivalent in Community Development/work or similar
  • Experience in a similar role within the voluntary sector
  • Knowledge and understanding of national policy as it relates to Health
  • Knowledge of policy relating to health & social care
  • Experience of working with community groups, issues and initiatives e.g. PPGs
  • Experience of planning public events e.g. Annual Public Meetings, Public Consultation Meetings etc.
  • Ability to build strong and effective working relationships with partners, customers and other stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with members of the public, Health & Local Authority colleagues, Councillors and others.


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Posted 4 January 2018




Midlands Youth Violence Intervention Project (YVIP) Manager

Based: Nottingham and Birmingham hospitals with regular travel across the area served.

Hours: 37.5 hours a week, including regular evening and weekend working

Salary: £32,000-£40,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 10am Monday 29 January 2018


Redthread is well established within London’s Major Trauma Network hospitals and we are very excited to be setting up our first service outside the capital in Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham in February 2018, and in Birmingham in July 2018.


We are looking for an outstanding individual with strong leadership skills, experience of managing and developing a service, proven ability to work with high risk, vulnerable young people, and the ability to form effective working relationships with a wide range of partners and agencies.


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Posted 11 January 2018



Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA)

Support Worker - Southwell Road East (Rainworth, Notts)

Hours: Full, Part and Bank hours available

Salary: £16,258-£18,483 pro rata (£8.45-£9.61 per hour) plus enhancements

Closing Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018


NCHA is looking to recruit enthusiastic and positive thinking Support Workers who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives to join one of its prestigious staff teams in Rainworth. Southwell Road East is a Residential Care Home for adults living with learning disabilities and mental health disorders.


Whilst we are committed to making a difference in the lives of transitioning adults through our drive for excellence and positive outcomes, we are reliable, resilient and empathetic in our service delivery and approach. The support which is person-centred may include personal care, domestic duties and emotional support.


The ideal candidates will be risk-averse, reliable, have a positive attitude, be a team player, willing to learn and have excellent people skills.


You will be expected to work varied shifts on a rota basis including weekends, bank holidays, night working and sleep-ins. A 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £35.62 is paid for sleep-ins.


Previous experience of working with adults with Social, emotional and mental health disorders are preferred. However, full training will be given to individuals willing to gain experience in this field.


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Posted 4 January 2018



Nottingham Community Work Training Group

Development Worker (freelance opportunity)

Hours: Flexible

Salary: £20 per hour for 55 hours work (over 3 months)

Closing date: Wednesday 31 January 2018


Nottingham Community Work Training Group (NCWTG) require a Development worker to help identify funding opportunities for the group, submit initial funding applications and assist in developing a business plan so the group is able to move forward with its aims and objectives.


NCWTG was set-up some 20 years ago to develop and further community development training within the Nottingham area and enjoyed a degree of success in facilitating the growth of a large number of community activists/volunteers through the many training programmes the group organised.


The post holder will be responsible to NCWTG, however they will not be employed by NCWTG and will operate as self-employed and therefore will need their own unique income tax number.


The person will be remunerated at a rate of £20 per hour and it is envisaged that the person will be employed for 55 hours (total remuneration package = £1100), which will be worked over a 3 month period.


For further information contact Steve Lack. Call 07958 658286 or email


Posted 4 January 2018



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