Archive | February, 2019

Positive Parenting – What’s On Guide

28 Feb

Sheffield Parenting

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Dementia Friendly Swimming

28 Feb

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Job Opportunity – St Vincent de Paul Society (England & Wales)

22 Feb

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Store Manager to join our fantastic Furniture Store based in Sheffield. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, development and smooth running of the Furniture Store including managing staff and volunteers.

Working Hours = 30 or 37.5 hour per week to suit candidate.

Contract = Permanent

Salary = £23,000 – £26,000 (Based on 37.5 hours per week) per annum depending on experience.

Benefits Package = 33 days holiday (pro rata) per year inclusive of bank holidays increasing to 38 days with service with the option to buy or sell leave, competitive pension scheme, enhanced maternity pay and lots more.

The main duties of the Furniture Store Manager will involve –

  • Working closely with Sheffield City Council and other agencies to maximise the support provided
  • Ensuring the Store is financially sustainable through developing budgets, monitoring costs and increasing income
  • Promoting the Store to other organisations including businesses, agencies and schools
  • Delivering effective people management, recruitment and development of staff and volunteers
  • Being accountable for operational compliance and policy implementation in relation to safeguarding, health and safety and HR


It is essential for the candidate to demonstrate the following –

  • Excellent level of English and Maths
  • Great communication skills both verbal and written
  • Solid IT skills
  • Effective people management, leadership and motivational skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills working in a fast moving environment
  • Proven track record of achieving targets and the passion to exceed.
  • Empathy with and commitment in living the Society’s ethos and values


It is desirable that the candidate can demonstrate the following –

  • Working experience within a furniture store
  • Knowledge of the re-use sector
  • Experience of managing and supporting volunteers
  • Clean UK driving licence


Advert Closing Date = 25th February 2019

Application Deadline = 1st March 2019

Interviews = 6th March 2019


If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to fulfil this role successfully, please apply in the first instance with your CV to

Previous candidates need not apply. Unfortunately, if you have not received a response within four weeks of your application, you have not been successful on this occasion.

The St Vincent de Paul Society (or as it is often known – the SVP) is an international Christian voluntary organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and disadvantage by providing practical assistance to those in need. We feed the hungry, we support the homeless, we visit the lonely and we befriend the stranger.



Free Healthy Living Course

21 Feb

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Volunteer at SAVTE

20 Feb


February Half Term activities at ZEST

18 Feb

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