Jobs

If you have a vacancy that is relevant to Merton's voluntary, community or faith sector and would like to list it here send the details to us at mertonconnected@mvsc.co.uk.

Deadline: 23 Apr 2018
Posted: 17 Apr 2018

Hackney CVS is seeking a project coordinator to support the work of voluntary and community sector organisations delivering a range of projects.

This is a fixed-term role until 3rd May 2019. It’s a three day a week post, paid at £30,000 per annum pro rata.

If you would like to be considered for the post please apply by completing and returning the attached forms. These should be sent to recruitment@hcvs.org.uk.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 23rd April. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 1st May.

Hackney CVS is managing a number of consortia delivery projects working with small, mostly ethnic specific, community organisations.

These are currently:

Information and signposting – a consortium of six community organisations providing health advice and signposting, letter translation and simple form filling. Hackney CVS is developing a training programme that will align standards with training offered to partner statutory sector and voluntary sector organisations (3rd year of delivery).

The Free Condom Project – delivered by Community African Network, an established network made up of seven organisations who are from and work with Black African communities resident in Hackney, in partnership with Hackney CVS and Brook (5th year of delivery).

Bowel Cancer Awareness Project – a new project, delivered in partnership with Community African Network, plus in partnership with GP’s and other health partners to raise awareness of Bowel Cancer in Hackney’s Black African communities.

The purpose of the role is:
• to support the voluntary sector in Hackney to influence the development of Health and Wellbeing Services in Hackney;
• to build partnerships between voluntary and community sector organisation with other statutory Health and Wellbeing services to ensure a strong relationships;
• to facilitate and support the delivery of the Community African Network bowel cancer project;
• to manage and maintain the information and signposting project;
• to manage and maintain the Free Condom Project;
• to support colleagues to deliver a range of support, signposting and developmental services to Hackney voluntary and community sector organisations.

The Bowel Cancer Project element of this role (2.5 days a week) will be jointly managed by the Director of Programmes and VCS strategy and the Chair of Community African Network.

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Deadline: 30 Apr 2018
Posted: 16 Apr 2018

 

Carers Support Merton - Operations Manager

 35 hours per week

Starting salary £36,000 per annum, including Outer London Weighting

Carers Support Merton (CSM) is a well established and respected charity in the London Borough of Merton with an ambitious development programme of work to support promote and improve the quality of life of unpaid carers from the age of 5 years.  CSM is currently looking for an innovative and well-organised Operations Manager to provide direction and leadership to staff and volunteers, ensuring the delivery of safe and high quality services that really help to make a difference to the lives of Carers living in the borough.

You will take overall responsibility for the day to day operations of the delivery of both the adults and children’s services and will have direct line management of a family support service for young carers. Therefore, along with substantial experience of managing multiple projects, you will have experience of working with children and young people, including experience of  providing/managing targeted early intervention and prevention services to families in an integrated/multi agency way.

Carers Support Merton, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For an application pack, please contact Karin Sensier on 020 8646 7515 or email info@csmerton.org 

Closing Date: 30th April 2018

Selection dates:   Week beginning 7th May 2018

            

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Deadline: 4 May 2018
Posted: 18 Apr 2018

Administration and Operations Support Officer

21 hours per week • 1year Fixed Term, subject to review

£26,119 pro-rata (plus pension, includes Outer London Weighting)

 

We are looking for an administration and operations support officer to join our team and support us to ensure that our policies and procedures are kept up to date and that services are designed and delivered in line with current best practice.

You’ll also help maintain database and records, order office supplies and assist other team members as and where required.

You will be joining an organisation renowned for our high standard of service provision and delivery.

 

For further information and to apply, please visit: WEBLINK OR APPLY METHOD

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Closing date: Midday on Friday, 4th May 2018.

Interview dates: 16th and 17th May 2018.

 

 

Deadline: 4 May 2018
Posted: 16 Apr 2018

Development and Campaigns Officer

21 hours per week • 2-year fixed term contract

£28,769 pro-rata (plus pension, includes Outer London Weighting)

 

We are looking for a Development and Campaigns Officer to join us. In this position, your aim will be to improve housing provision and conditions for BAME communities in the London Borough of Merton, particularly in East Merton.

Your role will include promoting and supporting the development of community activism and leadership within targeted communities; providing for increased community engagement, representation, campaigning and advocacy to influence housing policy and practice.
This is an opportunity to play a leading role in addressing one of the biggest current social and economic problems.

For further information and to apply, please visit: WEBLINK OR APPLY METHOD

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Closing date: Midday on Friday, 4th May 2018.

Interview dates: 16th and 17th May 2018.

 

Merton Voluntary Service Council is a registered charity (No.1085867) and Company Limited by Guarantee (No. 4164949).

Deadline: 4 May 2018
Posted: 18 Apr 2018

Information and Performance Officer

28 hours per week • Permanent

£28,769 pro-rata (plus pension, includes Outer London Weighting)

 

We are looking for an Information and Performance Officer to join our team. Your task will be to research, collate and provide voluntary and community sector related information and intelligence to the sector and stakeholders.

You will work with colleagues to embed a performance management culture in MVSC and to communicate and promote our services, value and impact. You’ll take the lead role for information gathering and dissemination, providing policy and funding briefings, keeping regular membership and stakeholder communication and managing our corporate identity across all media.
You will be joining an organisation renowned for our high standard of service provision and delivery.

For further information and to apply, please visit: WEBLINK OR APPLY METHOD

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Closing date: Midday on Friday, 4th May 2018.

Interview dates:  16th and 17th May 2018.

 

Merton Voluntary Service Council is a registered charity (No.1085867) and Company Limited by Guarantee (No. 4164949).

Deadline: 4 May 2018
Posted: 18 Apr 2018

Volunteering Services Coordinator

21 hours per week • Permanent

£29,672 pro-rata (plus pension, includes Outer London Weighting)

 

We are looking for a Volunteering Services Coordinator to join us and coordinate our volunteering services programme.

You’ll be promoting volunteering throughout the London Borough of Merton, ensuring best practice in volunteering and supporting VIOs to manage a range of volunteers and offer a variety of opportunities.

You’ll need to be able to manage all aspects of our service, including volunteer recruitment, and developing and delivering materials, information, online resources and workshops to encourage volunteering in the area.

You will be joining an organisation renowned for our high standard of service in volunteer brokerage, management support, collaboration and partnerships.

 

For further information and to apply, please visit: WEBLINK OR APPLY METHOD

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Closing date: Midday on Friday, 4th May 2018.

Interview dates:  16th and 17th May 2018.

 

Merton Voluntary Service Council is a registered charity (No.1085867) and Company Limited by Guarantee (No. 4164949).

Deadline: 10 May 2018
Posted: 16 Apr 2018
Carers Support Merton
 
Carers Support Merton (CSM) is a well established and respected charity in the London
Borough of Merton with an ambitious development programme of work to support promote
and improve the quality of life of unpaid carers from the age of 5 years. CSM is currently
looking for exceptional and committed people to join our developing organisation.
These roles would appeal to those who wish to make a direct and significant contribution to
our Charity, and all the carers and their families who benefit from our services.
Carers Support Merton, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This includes a commitment to
robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures.
The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Carers Needs Assessor (Maternity cover)
6 months possibly extended to 1 year
Hours 16 hours per week
Salary £27,590 Pro Rata
This vital role will call upon your ability to assess needs in a holistic way, drawing on your
knowledge of effective support for carers. You will be the first point of contact for unpaid
carers by providing key information and advice to all carers making direct enquiries by
telephone or email. Provide telephone and/or face to face support for carers following
referrals. Carry out an initial assessment to ascertain financial, emotional or other support
needs of the carer. You will offer access to and carry out appropriate and proportionate
statutory Carers Assessments for carers with physical, cognitive and sensory disabilities in
compliance with the Care Act 2014.
 
For an application pack contact Karin Sensier on 020 8646 7515 or email
 
Closing Date: 10th May 2018
 
Interviews: Week Beginning 21st May 2018
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Deadline: 11 May 2018
Posted: 17 Apr 2018

The WISH Centre is a vibrant and proactive community based model that provides self harm, sexual and domestic violence support and recovery for young people. We do this through a mix of intensive long term psychotherapy, one-to-one support, peer support group work and early intervention and prevention projects and campaigns, out of hours text based and online support, and capacity building and training of professionals

 

 

The psychotherapist will provide medium to long term therapy to young people ages 11- 18 years who self harm and/or have experienced sexual violence or child sexual exploitation.  The ability to travel within a five mile radius of our Centre in Mitcham is essential as you will be holding therapy sessions in schools and community settings and at WISH Merton.

Minimum Diploma level qualification and 450 hours experience of clinical one to one therapeutic work with young people, together with an understanding of safeguarding and the issues that we work with. Training on self harm recovery provided, plus external clinical supervision and safeguarding supervision. Ability to undertake client assessments and reviews and input client notes and outcomes on our database essential (training provided).

We are looking for a highly organised, genuinely caring and self-motivated person who is passionate about supporting young people who self harm and/or who have experienced sexual exploitation. You will have a ‘can-do’ approach, an interest in the issues and a commitment to a feminist and rights based approach to supporting and safeguarding young people.  

Psychotherapist London Borough Merton
Self harm & sexual violence support for young people - Full time – 35 hours a week or freelance 2-3 days - Open to job share

Salary: £29,771 pa (including Outer London Weighting) - Contract period: Maternity cover initially up to 9 months

Closing Date: 1700, Friday 11 May 2018

To apply visit our website www.thewishcentre.org.uk/about/jobs-at-wish/ and download a job profile and application form. Applications can be returned via email to info@thewishcentre.org.uk

The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and references.

Registered Charity No: 1125263
Company Limited by Guarantee No: 05060450