Roles & Opportunities

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Community Impact Bucks

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Community Impact Bucks Employment Opportunities:

Gardening Team Leaderspade

  • Are you passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable elderly and disabled people?
  • Do you have Green Fingers?
  • Do you enjoy working as part of a team?
  • If so then this is the job for you!

Community Impact Bucks is looking for a suitably experienced, able and enthusiastic Team Leader to lead, support and manage our team of volunteers. This project provides a basic gardening maintenance service to vulnerable elderly and disabled people in Buckinghamshire, supporting and enabling them to enjoy their garden.

Based at our depot in Aylesbury, this post is part of our Gardening and Befriending Project and is instrumental in ensuring its continued success.

  • Hours: 14 hours per week (2 days a week, currently Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • Salary: up to FTE £20,000pa (pro-rata £8,000pa) dependent on experience
  • Closing Date for Applications: 5pm on Friday 19th May 2017
  • Interviews: Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st May 2017 at Community Impact Bucks’ offices in Monks Risborough

Please download our job description and application form, or contact Community Impact Bucks on 0300 111 1250 or anne@communityimpactbucks.org.uk for more information. Please send your completed application to Anne Burton (email as above) or post to Community Impact Bucks, 6 Centre Parade, Place Farm Way, Monks Risborough, Bucks, HP27 9JS 

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Community Impact Bucks Volunteering Opportunities  

Bucks Community Transport Hub Database Volunteer 

The Community Transport Hub provides information on all aspects of community transport and community transport providers in Buckinghamshire - from Dial-a-Ride services to volunteer community car schemes, mini bus hire and wheelchair accessible taxis. The service aims to assist those from vulnerable groups, who are struggling to maintain independence and who have a wide variety of needs and circumstances. Many of our phone calls are from elderly people seeking assistance to hospital appointments.

We are looking for a volunteer to ensure the information on the database is as accurate and up to date as possible. All the listed contacts needed to be telephoned, the organisation details need to be double checked and any changes recorded in a spreadsheet. 

Please download our job role for more information, or to discuss further, email:
Helen Archer cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk or telephone 0300 111 1250.

Volunteer assistant to Chief Executive

 Are you organised, with good attention to detail? How does assisting the Chief Executive of a thriving charity sound? You’ll be able to get involved with a variety of activities including diary management, supporting events and arranging meetings.

We're looking for someone who can commit to 2 days per week on an ongoing basis.  You'll have good computer skills, strong analytical and written skills and some previous experience of working in an office.  

For more information download the job role or contact Anne Burton on 01844 348821 or email cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk 

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Other Organisations

Abbeyfield (Gerrards Cross) Society

Part-time Volunteer Bookkeeper

We are looking for a Part-time Bookkeeper to work 2 -3 hours per week. For more information about Abbeyfield (Gerrards Cross), click here.

Skills required:

  • Current Sage One Accounting experience
  • Experience in Accountancy, Financial Management & Pension Auto Enrolment
  • Computer literate
  • Professional approach
  • Live locally

Contact: The Abbeyfield (Gerrards Cross) Society, 16 Marsham Way, Tel. 01753 883016. Or email CV to: abbeyfieldgx-maryc@uwclub.net.

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Talkback

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Talkback is a charity that supports people with learning disabilities to help build their self-esteem and have more say and control over their lives, whilst aiming to achieve choice, opportunity and respect for all people with a learning disability. Talkback is user led and therefore knows what life looks like when you have a learning disability.

For further information and guidance about the following two roles, click here.

Facilities Worker

Would you like to be part of an organisation that enables people with a learning disability to increase their self-esteem and have more say and control over their lives?

We are currently recruiting for a:

Facilities Worker - £11,000 p.a.
Part time role: 20hours per week – 8.30am – 12.30pm, Monday to Friday
No shift work or evening/weekend work

Nclude works with people with a learning disability to help them achieve their potential through education, life skills training and day opportunities. Our parent charity, Talkback, is a well-respected, high profile organisation working for self-advocacy for people with a learning disability. Being user led means that we are always responding directly to the people that we support; it also means that we are constantly evolving and growing.

Nclude prides itself in having a culture of inclusiveness, passion and good humour. Whilst we are growing in the numbers of staff and people with a learning disability accessing our services, we aim to ensure that we retain a person-centred focus on all our work. We follow Positive Behavioural Support approaches in our practice, and ensure that training and development forms a part of the whole staff team approach. 

We are looking for a friendly, reliable and enthusiastic individual to work with us in looking after our building in High Wycombe to ensure that the highest standards are maintained for the benefit of people with a learning disability, staff and visitors. See the job description here. If you want to find out more about Talkback please visit our website – www.talkback-uk.com or call Helen Black on 01494 434448 to find out more about the Project Worker vacancies.

How to apply: Please download and complete the application form and return it to Helen Black – helen.black@talkback-uk.com

Please note we do not accept CV’s and previous applicants need not apply

Closing date: 22nd May 2017

Transitions Coordinator

Would you like to work alongside committed, passionate colleagues who enable people with a learning disability to increase their self-esteem and have more say and control over their lives. Talkback, our parent company, has been doing just that since 1998, aiming to achieve choice, opportunity and respect for all people with a learning disability. Talkback is used led and knows what life is like when you have a learning disability.

Within Nclude the Equip project works in conjunction with schools, Further Education colleges and the community. It offers young people (16-25) with a learning disability individualised programmes to give them greater independence and focus on life skills, education and work experience opportunities. As Equip develops we are continually updating our administrative and management systems to provide a solid foundation for future growth and sustainability.

We are currently recruiting for a full time Transitions Coordinator who would provide essential support to the Equip Senior team and ensure the project runs smoothly and efficiently. You will assist the team in enabling the transition process for a young person when leaving education and embarking on the next stage of their life. See the job description here.

You will be based in our High Wycombe building but will be expected to travel across the county, regularly visiting our building in Aylesbury and the colleges that we work with.

To succeed you will be able to work both as part of a team and independently and have a 'can do' attitude. You will need to have good communication skills, well developed IT skills and keen attention to detail.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role please call Helen Black on 01494 434448. To apply please download the attached application form and return it to
Helen: helen.black@talkback-uk.com Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Closing date: 26th May 2017

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School Crossing Patrollers – Job Opportunity

Do you have an hour a day and want to give something back to your local community (as well as getting paid)?

School Crossing Patrollers have an important role within the community helping children and their parents to cross busy roads and help to keep their journeys to and from school a safe and pleasant experience.

On average a shift is for 30mins, meaning that most Patrollers will work an hour a day.  Hourly rate is currently £8.44

If you are not available everyday why not consider becoming a Relief Patroller to provide cover when convenient to you.

For further information, visit our jobs page or call the School Crossing Patrol Supervisor on 01494 586639 or 01296 383432

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