Local Voluntary and Community Sector Job Opportunities
An Opportunity to Join Us
Job opportunities with Harrogate & Ripon CVS and with our member and partner organisations will appear on this page.
If you are thinking about offering time to a local organisation as a volunteer, please click here to find out more. Volunteering can be an excellent introduction to working in the voluntary sector - many people currently working in the sector started as volunteers.
If you belong to a local voluntary organisation which is a member of Harrogate & Ripon CVS and you would like to include an opportunity on this page, please email the details to us.
Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Service Support Worker
We need a very special kind of handy man or woman for our charity’s gardening, decorating and DIY service
Part – time, 21 hours per week; worked over 3 or 4 days by negotiation, with some flexibility required for occasional extra hours/holiday cover etc
8.43 per hour
5% employer’s pension contribution
As part of the Harrogate Easier Living Project, the Service Support Worker leads a team of volunteers providing practical help in the home and garden for vulnerable and older people. You will need an open-minded, friendly and sympathetic approach with clients and proven interest and skills in gardening, decorating and DIY. You also need to be able to drive our van to visit people in their homes across the whole of the Harrogate District.
The full job pack including the Job Description and Person Specification is available to download below:
If the post is of interest to you and you would like to apply please download the job pack above and return the application form, the equal opportunities monitoring form, (please include where you saw the job advertised) and the disabled people at work form (if applicable) by email to - firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Harrogate & Ripon CVS, Community House, 46 -50 East Parade, Harrogate HG1 5RR.
The closing Date for applications is 9am, Wednesday 1st June.
We plan to hold interviews on Tuesday 28th June.
It will be necessary to obtain an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check on behalf of the successful candidate.
For an informal chat about the role, call Christine or Frances on 01423 813090
Thank you for your interest in the post of HELP Service Support Worker with Harrogate and Ripon CVS.
HARCVS is working towards equal opportunities
Ripon Community Link
Learning Disability Community Support
Ripon Community Link provides a service for people with learning difficulties, offering a wide range of activities and opportunities, in a social, safe and supportive environment. Our aims are to maximise independence, health, well-being, skills and fulfilment. Ripon Walled Garden is our local garden nursery with shop, café and garden maintenance business.
Further growth means further opportunities to expand our team. Opportunities are available within this dynamic community-based support service for people with learning disabilities.
Community Support Assistant - Relief
Pay: from £7.67/hr under a Casual Bank Worker Arrangement, plus paid leave entitlement.
We are seeking people with a strong ethos of enabling others, able to use their initiative to lead planned activities within Ripon Community Link and in accessing community facilities, with a caring and patient approach.
For an application pack please email email@example.com or tel: 01765 607461
Head of Finance and Systems
Please apply where possible by email to Jackie Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org attaching a CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the detailed Job Description and Person Specification.
The deadline for application for both roles is Tuesday 31 May 5pm
Interviews for Head of Finance and Systems are on Friday 3 June
Interviews for Programme Manager are on Wednesday 8 June
If you have any special requirements for access or other please detail this in your covering letter – we are an equal opportunities employer.
If you need to speak to someone about this role please contact the Your Consortium Offices on 01423 795300 or Jackie Wilson email@example.com and you will be directed to the most appropriate person.
Retail Volunteer Co-ordinator
Salary: £12,180 per annum
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Saint Michael’s is a Harrogate based charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. Our services include a 10 bedded inpatient unit, a day therapy unit, Specialist Palliative Care Team for the hospital and community and regional lymphedema and bereavement services. One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.
We are currently looking to recruit a Retail Volunteer Co-ordinator who will be responsible for leading, developing and co-ordinating good practice in volunteering for our Retail Operation. Working with the Retail Leads and managers of each outlet this role will ensure that volunteers are recruited, interviewed and inducted thoroughly and effectively, providing on-going support to managers in the mentoring, training and management of volunteers.
This role will work with the Retail Leads in the recruitment and training of new volunteering opportunities as the retail operation develops. This role will liaise with the other members of the Volunteer Support Team, sharing ideas on the development and maintenance of a suite of tools to support the standardisation and consistency of volunteer management, record keeping, training and support across the organisation.
We are looking for an individual with strong interpersonal skills and a proven track record working with volunteers at supervisory/management level. They will need tenacity, be able to make things happen through persistence, enthusiasm, knowledge, planning and organisation and lateral thinking.
Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.
To request an information pack including job description and person specification email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01423 876086, asking for Helen Flemming/Alison Gales
Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
Completed applications to be received by 12 noon on Monday 6th June 2016
Interviews will be held on 23rd June 2016
Care @ Carers' Resource
Care Support Workers
Part time work in the community
Harrogate/ Ripon area
Ripon/ Masham area
Opportunities for paid sitters to either take someone out or stay in with them to give a carer a break.
3-4 hour sessions available. £7.20 per hour + travel expenses
You must hold a full, current driving licence and have access to a car.
For an application pack call 01423 500555 or email email@example.com
or write to Care at Carers' Resource, 11 North Park Road, Harrogate HG1 5PD
Reg Charity 1049278
Temporary Housing Support Worker
Organisation: Ripon Housing Association, 5 Water Skellgate, Ripon HG4 1BQ
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Salary: £18,500 pro rata
Contracted hours: 20 hours per week, plus occasional out of hours and weekend cover.
Holiday entitlement: 14.5days pa
The role of the Housing Support Worker will be to provide direct support to the residents to enable them to sustain their occupancy agreement and to help them to realise their goals around moving towards independent living.
The hours of work will be divided between working with residents and working from the housing team office base, providing office cover and carrying out administrative tasks appropriate for the post.
The hours of work will be rota based and will frequently involve working outside of normal office hours.
For further details or an application pack please call Ripon YMCA on 01765 607609 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Monday 13 June 2016
Ripon Community Link - Learning Disability Community Support
A dynamic community-based support service for people with learning disabilities, “enabling people to achieve their life goals”
Ripon Community Link provides a day time support service for people with learning difficulties, offering a wide range of community-based activities and opportunities. Our aims are to maximise independence, health, well-being, skills and fulfilment for our members.
We are based across three sites: two in Ripon centre and also Ripon Walled Garden, our local garden nursery with shop, café and garden maintenance business.
Coordinator (Link): 2 posts, Full-time or 30 hours per week
A Senior Support Worker role, with keyworker responsibility and delegated areas of responsibility.
Salary: £17, 714 - £19,742 per annum, pro rata, NJC Scale 18-21, permanent contract, ideally to start from September 2016. Based in Community House and St Wilfrid’s Bungalow, Ripon.
We are seeking someone experienced in social care provision to take keyworker responsibility for members, lead delivery of support sessions and contribute to team leadership.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 14 June 2016 at 12noon
Interview date: Tuesday 28 June 2016
For more information please contact email@example.com.
For informal discussion contact Louise Bowman on 01765 609034
or Lindsay Tanner on 01765 607461.
Please note that CVs are not sufficient; you do need to contact us for an application pack.
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