Crawley Community & Voluntary Service (CCVS)



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Communications and Membership Administrator, Crawley Community & Voluntary Service

Reporting to, and working with, the Chief Executive, you’ll be part of the new Resources Team, delivering vital services for our Outreach and Project teams.

You’re an effective communicator who can manage our new website (arriving February 2020). You’ll write copy for articles, upload community information and maintain our online profile. You’ll ensure that blogposts and vlogs are current and that partners and supporters are kept informed.

You’ll manage our membership scheme, using VC_Connect, our CRM software (full training will be provided, obviously). You’ll be organising member events, supporting Forum Chairs, and writing copy to promote partners, events and opportunities.

The Resources Team works to Service Level Agreements within CCVS, which you will be a part of developing and monitoring.

For an application Pack please contact Lyn Bunday Finance & HR Manager at… hr@crawleycvs.org

Deadline for applications: Friday 8th November 2019
Interview Date: Monday 18th November 2019
Salary: 24 hours per week; Salary line 23 - £14,529 (f.t.e 22,400)


Trustee - Citizens Advice West Sussex

We’re recruiting to a number of voluntary positions to join our Board of Trustees.

We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. Our mission is for every voice to be heard, and to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives in West Sussex and beyond.

Last year we helped more than 34,000 local people to find a way forward through problems they were facing. Our clients say our advice has given them confidence and improved their health, relationships and mental wellbeing.

Whether you’re an experienced Trustee or have an understanding of strategy, risk and Board level work, we want to hear from you. Our new Trustees will have skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Digital
  • Policy
  • Marketing
  • People

As a Trustee you will receive:

  • Induction, training and reimbursable expenses
  • Opportunities to innovatively shape our future service
  • Opportunities to make strategic decisions & develop new skills
  • The chance to network and improve the lives of people in West Sussex
  • The expected time commitment is eight Trustee or Committee meetings per year held in Shoreham, Horsham or Worthing; two half-day away days, and some ad hoc committee work per year.

To apply, get in touch with our Governance Officer, Emma Morris, for an informal chat: emma.morris@westsussexcab.org.uk

For an application pack visit https://www.advicewestsussex.org.uk/

Deadline for applications: November 22nd, 2019
Interview Date: December 2019


Macmillan Welfare Rights Adviser

We are looking for a confident and flexible individual to join the Welfare Benefit Rights Team providing high quality, effective and efficient financial support, advice and information for people affected by cancer. If you would like to be part of a high performing team making a difference to individuals and their families at some very challenging times, we would love to hear from you.

Benefits

  • 23 days’ annual holiday pro-rata (+ bank holidays)
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible employer sensitive to the needs of today’s workforce
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Working for a locally focused charity dedicated to assisting and empowering the community, and helping influence changes to government policy

The Role

  • To interview clients utilising all communication channels, face-to-face, telephone, email & web chat, providing accurate welfare support, advice and information.
  • To manage own caseload effectively.
  • To liaise with statutory and voluntary organisations such as Department of Work and Pensions, Social Services, and community organisations as appropriate.
  • To work within a small, dedicated and committed team

The Candidate

  • Recent and relevant experience of providing welfare benefits advice
  • Experience of effective caseload management
  • Competent in the use of IT systems
  • An understanding of the issues and sensitivities involved when dealing with clients living with cancer and their families and carers
  • Use of a car is essential due to the need to carry out home visits in rural areas and attend outreach locations across Sussex as necessary
  • The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Citizens Advice experience is not a requirement for this post although an understanding of the service is desirable.

Please apply via the following link – https://www.advicewestsussex.org.uk/macmillan-welfare-rights-adviser/

Deadline for applications: 21 October
Interview Date: 24 and 25 October
Salary: £22,500 - £28,000 FTE (£9,121 to £11,351 actual) depending on experience


IT Trainer - We Are Digital

We Are Digital are empowering people to enrich lives and communities. We are a social impact driven company dedicated to equipping people with digital skills to alleviate financial and social isolation, through our nationwide network of delivery partners, underpinned by expertise to seamlessly deliver all elements of a successful change programme, and holistically assess outcomes, allowing continuous learning, systematically improving outcomes.
Looking for self-employed trainers to deliver basic IT training on behalf of We Are Digital on a one-to-one and group basis. Operational hours are Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:00. hourly rate will be £15.00 – £25.00 dependent upon mileage (inclusive of travel). We Are Digital cannot guarantee the number of hours offered as this is based on referrals. This means greater flexibility to work around current commitments. Either a basic DBS check or a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check will be required prior to commencement of any contract; a DBS costs £26.00 – We Are Digital will pay up front then reclaim the cost of the DBS check from your first invoice. The cost of a BPSS check will be covered by We Are Digital.
To find out more please email – trainers@we-are-digital.co.uk or call 03333444019

Salary: £15-£25 per hour


Please note

CCVS is currently unable to offer an online application service.

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