Charity / Voluntary Jobs

Self-Employed Independent Mental Health Advocate

Role: Self-Employed Independent Mental Health AdvocateLocations: Birmingham, Luton, London, WarringtonRate of pay: £18 per hourClosing date: 28th June 2024Are you passionate about the rights of people with mental health problems in inpatient and residential settings? Are you able to challenge others on their behalf? Do you want to make a difference to their lives? NYAS provides mental health advocacy to individuals within mental health settings throughout the UK.Our service provides independent advocacy to people within mental health hospitals and community-based settings.  We support individuals to ensure their voice is heard regarding their care and treatment and that they are aware of their rights.The primary users of our services are vulnerable adults however some settings do include working with children and young people.Due to expansion and development of the service we are recruiting self-employed advocates to join our thriving workforce and we are recruiting in the locations listed above. If you live within one of these geographical areas and are able to provide weekly visits to these settings, we would like to hear from you.This role is most suited to professionals with a portfolio of self-employment work and may be combined with other regional/service work on behalf of NYAS.About the roleWe are looking to recruit a self-employed independent mental health advocate to provide independent and confidential mental health advocacy to qualifying patients and work to agreed outcomes with the patients promoting an understanding of outcomes and options available to them.You will be expected to work in line with Mental Health Act 1983 code of practice and will be required to produce written reports with the purpose of ensuring the views of the patient is fully represented. To be considered you must have experience of direct work with vulnerable adults or young people within a health or social care environment and have access to your own laptop.For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kelly Dowd, Service manager kelly.dowd@nyas.net To apply, please click here.We reserve the right to close this vacancy early once we receive a high number of applications. 

Self-Employed Advocate

Self-Employed AdvocateLocations: Cheadle, Hampshire, London, Norwich, Solihull, Stockport, Stroud, WillenhallRate of pay: £16 per hourClosing date: 28th June 2024Are you passionate about the rights of people with mental health problems in inpatient and residential settings? Are you able to challenge others on their behalf? Do you want to make a difference to their lives? NYAS provides mental health advocacy to individuals within mental health settings throughout the UK.Our service provides independent advocacy to people within mental health hospitals and community-based settings.  We support individuals to ensure their voice is heard regarding their care and treatment and that they are aware of their rights.The primary users of our services are vulnerable adults however some settings do include working with children and young people.Due to expansion and development of the service we are recruiting self-employed advocates to join our thriving workforce and we are recruiting in the locations listed above. If you live within one of these geographical areas and are able to provide weekly visits to these settings, we would like to hear from you.This role is most suited to professionals with a portfolio of self-employment work and may be combined with other regional/service work on behalf of NYAS.About the roleWe are looking for professional and passionate individuals to become self-employed advocates to support our service delivery.We provide advocacy support for individuals with mental health issues and learning disabilities at times when it is important for their wishes and opinions to be heard and their feelings expressed, for instance, representing them during discharge meetings, ward rounds and at multi-disciplinary team meetings.You will provide weekly visits to the allocated setting and deliver independent and confidential mental health advocacy, on behalf of NYAS to vulnerable adults within various inpatient settings in accordance with service specifications to ensure that the individuals you are supporting have their voices heard and that they are actively involved in decisions about their care and treatment.You will work to agreed outcomes and ensure that individuals are taken seriously and that their rights are respected, helping the person to access and understand appropriate information that is relevant and available to them and will complete case notes to a high standard and input these onto a case management system.To be considered you must have experience of direct work with vulnerable adults or young people within a health or social care environment and have access to your own laptop.For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kelly Dowd, Service manager kelly.dowd@nyas.net To apply, please click here.We reserve the right to close this vacancy early once we receive a high number of applications. 

TSSW Digital Platforms Manager

TSSW Digital Platforms ManagerPROJECT MANAGING DIGITAL PRODUCTS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE WELSH VOLUNTARY SECTORFull time, 35 hours per week, flexible & hybrid working£36,019 to £38,009 per annum following successful completion of a six- month probationary period plus 9% pension contributionBase: Flexible: We have office hubs in Aberystwyth, Cardiff and Rhyl that staff can utilise.Why work at WCVABenefits: Include 25 days paid holiday plus 8 bank holidays, Personal Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Sick Pay Scheme, agile working, healthcare cash plan. We are an organisation that embraces diversity, with excellent work life balance policies, where flexible working is promoted, and our culture is to nurture staff through effective leadership and excellent team working. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.  WCVA invests in its employees and their development. As well as being a Living Wage Employer, committed to paying staff the real living wage, WCVA has been awarded Investors in People accreditation. We will support you to work from home and provide you with the IT equipment you need, you will need to ensure you have a good broadband connection.   About the roleThird Sector Support Wales (TSSW) is a network of support organisations for the whole of the voluntary sector in Wales. It consists of the 19 local and regional support bodies across Wales, the County Voluntary Councils (CVCs) and the national support body, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA).More than ever, digital must be front and centre of TSSW priorities to increase the accessibility and impact of our services to multiple audiences across Wales.  This role is central to enabling TSSW to meet user needs efficiently and to maximise the impact of our digital products, services, and platforms:Funding Wales – https://funding.cymru Knowledge Hub – https://knowledgehub.cymru Volunteering Wales – https://volunteering-wales.net Infoengine https://en.infoengine.cymru/TSSW site https://thirdsectorsupport.walesThis is a project management role, managing service user involvement in digital product design and development, engaging and working constructively with stakeholders and partners, including managing their expectations and being able to present technical information to end users in a way that they will understand and is relevant to their work.WCVA uses a Welsh Language Proficiency Framework to assess Welsh Language skills of staff. The Framework can be found here. This role is Welsh essential at foundation level. This means you can:Understand sentences when people talk slowly about everyday situations, for example, basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment, and what they have done or would do. Hold a basic conversation with someone else on a common everyday topic, for example, work, hobbies, preferences, things which have happened or future plans. Understand messages about everyday things and basic letters/emails. Write short notes to friends/colleagues, for example, to pass on a message.Welsh Language Category: EssentialClosing date: 17 June 2024, 10amInterview date: tbcJob DescriptionPrivacy PolicyUseful InformationApplication FormApplications submitted in the medium of Welsh are welcomed and will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. Croesawir ceisiadau Cymraeg ac ni fyddant yn cael eu trin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau Saesneg. 

Business & Relationship Development Manager

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & RELATIONSHIP MANAGERHere at WCVA we’re looking to better co-ordinate and diversify our income generation activities. If you enjoy building excellent working relationships and would like the opportunity to work across a dynamic organisation and really make a difference through your achievements, we’d love to hear from you.Full time, 35 hours per week£36,019 increasing to £38,009 per annum following successful completion of a six- month probationary period. The post will attract a contribution of 9% of annual salary to WCVA’s approved pension scheme.Base: Flexible: We have office hubs in Aberystwyth, Cardiff and Rhyl that staff can utilise.Welsh Language Category: DesirableWhy work at WCVABenefits: Include 25 days paid holiday plus 8 bank holidays, Personal Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Sick Pay Scheme, agile working, healthcare cash plan. We are an organisation that embraces diversity, with excellent work life balance policies, where flexible working is promoted, and our culture is to nurture staff through effective leadership and excellent team working. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.  WCVA invests in its employees and their development. As well as being a Living Wage Employer, committed to paying staff the real living wage, WCVA has been awarded Investors in People accreditation. We will support you to work from home and provide you with the IT equipment you need, you will need to ensure you have a good broadband connection.   About the roleAs lead for WCVA’s Income Generation Activity in the Invest Group, you will work across WCVA’s Groups and Activities to secure income to underpin the delivery of WCVA’s organisational strategy:Co-ordinate and contribute to the implementation of WCVA’s income generation strategy;Grow new and existing income streams to develop WCVA’s products and services to underpin the delivery of WCVA’s strategy, and thereby sustaining this role;manage and grow relationships with key stakeholders that expand opportunities for income generation; andprepare business cases, and work with others to develop proposals for new and existing sustainable income streamsMAIN DUTIESCo-ordinate and contribute to the implementation of WCVA’s income strategy, including delivery of annually agreed priorities, and facilitation of a new internal Income Generation Group.Work with colleagues across WCVA to develop new and existing WCVA products and services which generate income for WCVA for the benefit of our members and wider sector.Lead on identifying prospects and assessing the feasibility of income generation activities to underpin the delivery of WCVA’s strategy.Coordinate and/or prepare business cases to generate earned income and tenders for contracts.Develop, manage and grow relationships with key stakeholders and networks, including trusted suppliers and sponsors, that expand opportunities for partnershipand collaboration across Wales and the UK to grow WCVA’s offer and make a stronger impact.Over two years, generate income to ensure this role is self sustaining.Establish effective governance for all aspects of income generation, setting up efficient systems and processesWork with colleagues across WCVA to build and share evidence of impactThis is not an exhaustive list. The post holder may be asked to carry out additional duties from time to time or, as required, by the developing needs of the service or organisationThe funding for this post is currently for two years, but the intention is for the role to become permanent position, dependent on its success over the first two years.Closing date: 1 July 2024, 10amInterview date: 11 July 2024Job DescriptionUseful InformationPrivacy NoticeApplication FormApplications submitted in the medium of Welsh are welcomed and will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. Croesawir ceisiadau Cymraeg ac ni fyddant yn cael eu trin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau Saesneg.    

  • 1
  • 2

We're sorry, there are currently no jobs in this category.