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Health Champion Recruitment Drop-in Event 17th May 2017 at Shipshape

11 May


Job vacancy – Fundraising Manager (closing date 8th May 2017)

2 May

Title: Fundraising Manager

Organisation: St Wilfrid’s Centre


Description: Job title: Fundraising Manager
Location: St Wilfrid’s Centre, 524 Queen’s Road, Sheffield S2 4DT
Job holder: New post
Reporting to: Director

• To grow voluntary income of the centre from around £170k to £340k over two years.
• To double our grant income to £40k a year.
• To lead on developing a marketing and fundraising strategy over the next 5 years to grow voluntary income to £500k
• To develop a supporter retention programme.
• To work with the Director to create a suite of marketing materials to promote the centre.
• To ensure effective, regular reporting to the Director on all aspects of fundraising and supporter care/retention for the centre and residential project.

• Normal hours of work are Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week with an hour a day for lunch. 24 days of annual leave each year excluding Bank Holidays.
• Some evening and weekend work will be required and time off in lieu will be given in accordance with our TOIL policy.
• Based in St Wilfrid’s Centre but will be required to attend events in and around the county.
• St Wilfrid’s Centre works with vulnerable adults aged 18+ and so a Disclosure & Barring Service check will be required to establish the successful applicant’s suitability to work with our clients.

• £20,00 to £27,000 depending on experience

Principle accountabilities

1. Act as a main point of contact for fundraising and marketing information and activity.
2. To lead on building a fundraising and marketing strategy for the next 5 years.
3. Evaluate and improve all our current fundraising events as part of our overall fundraising strategy. Plan and run these events.
4. Be aware of new fundraising methods and be abreast of any fundraising news.
5. Lead on the compilation of grant applications (and other sources of funds) including writing and submitting trust and grant applications.
6. Research charitable organisations whose criteria match St Wilfrid Centre’s aims and identify new opportunities for raising funds to ensure that opportunities to apply and generate income are maximised.
7. Explore fundraising collaboration opportunities with other local organisations.
8. Ensure that accurate and up to date financial and supporter records are maintained and are accessible. Manage the supporter database and adhere to data protection law.
9. Raise awareness and secure corporate partnerships. Engage potential major donors. Manage the relationships with existing donors.
10. To increase the profile of St Wilfrid’s Centre & residential project across all sections of the community (alongside the Volunteer Coordinator and volunteers where appropriate). This may include attending cheque presentations, networking events, all day events, presenting to companies, giving tours of the centre and residential project.
11. Oversee the production of our newsletter (currently annual).
12. Maintain and update our template website (training will be given). Develop and maintain a social media campaign with web-based fundraising for St Wilfrid’s Centre. Drive new initiatives to maximise our visibility
13. Provide regular reports on activity and maintain accurate and detailed records of research, contacts and activities.
14. Be committed to encourage volunteering throughout St Wilfrid’s Centre by respecting and supporting volunteers. This will include developing fundraising volunteers by working alongside and supervising volunteers.
15. Be the direct lead for the work carried out by St Wilfrid’s Centre’s Gift Aid team (which includes volunteers).
16. Work within St Wilfrid’s Centre’s policies and procedures and adhere to current and relevant legislation.
17. Adhere to all health and safety and fire regulations and to cooperate with St Wilfrid’s Centre in maintaining good standards of health and safety.
18. Actively promote and support the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and young people, observing and adhering to St Wilfrid’s Centre’s policies on safeguarding, data protection, confidentiality and professional boundaries.
19. Promote and sustain a responsible attitude towards equal opportunities

Personal Specification

1. Demonstrable experience of fundraising across a broad range of donors, sponsors, supporters, statutory bodies and grant foundations.
2. Experience of managing successful relationships with donors and supporters and being confident in providing advice and guidance to others around regulations, law and good practice.
3. Experience of researching and submitting grant applications and giving timely follow-up feedback and relevant reporting.
4. Experience of developing and delivering a variety of profile-raising and fundraising events to small and large groups.
5. Experience of working to tight budgets, managing a personal budget and using resources wisely.
6. Experience of working successfully as part of a cross-disciplinary team, whilst also being able to work on own initiative.
7. Experience of working towards a fundraising strategy and reporting on progress.
8. Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively when addressing a variety of audiences in person, on the phone, through social media, via email, and when giving presentations.
9. IT literate and able to maintain and develop effective administration, information, database and donation systems.
10. Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to manage a high volume workload and manage conflicting priorities.
11. Experience of contributing to a social media campaign with a good understanding of branding and marketing.
12. Commitment to the value of engaging clients in the fundraising programme and an understanding of the positive impact that this can have for them, St Wilfrid’s and the wider community.

Job Category: Fundraising

Contract Type: Full Time

Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Benefits: 24 days annual leave excl statutory holidays
Contributory pension
Daily lunch

Closing Date: 08/05/2017

How to Apply: If you would like to apply for the role, please send a CV with covering letter that addresses all 12 points of the Personal Specification on the job description by email to or by post to Josie Brooks, Director, St Wilfrid’s Centre, 524 Queens Road, Sheffield S2 4DT. Deadlines for all applications is midnight on Monday 8th May. Interviews will be on 18th and 22nd May.

Salary: £20,000 – £27,000 (depending on experience)

Job Vacancy – Project Lead @SYorksHA (Closing date 3rd May 2017)

28 Apr

South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) is an award winning not-for-profit organisation passionate about housing and supporting people to live well, settle at home and realise their potential. A Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit organisations to work for; we are a forward thinking, innovative and ambitious organisation. We currently own and manage over 6000 properties, support over 1600 vulnerable customers across our LiveWell supported housing projects and employ nearly 500 people.

LiveWell is the largest provider of supported housing across the Sheffield City Region. We offer a diverse range of services and are passionate about driving and supporting innovation in the sector. Our work on developing new models of care and support is award winning.

Do you have experience of managing CQC registered care services? Are you passionate about delivering good, quality care and support services to adults with mental health conditions?

We are seeking to recruit an experienced person to join the management team at Lister Project.

Lister Project is a CQC registered residential care service for 25 adults, split over 5 separate houses in the Basegreen area of Sheffield. If you believe that you have great leadership skills, the passion to lead a service that delivers high quality care and support and play a vital role in developing our staff team, then we would like to hear from you.

This post is a full time position, working 37 hours per week over 5 days. The successful candidate will join the project management team and report to the Registered Manager. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide on call cover on a rota basis.

Interested ? full details and how to apply can be found here:

Job Vacancy – Health Link Worker (closing date 12th May 2017)

26 Apr

zest job

To apply visit , then click the Working for Us tab at the very top of the page to download an application pack. Completed application forms must be returned to

Closing date: Friday 12th May 2017 at 10.00am

Interviews will take place Thursday 18th May 2017.

Please note that we are unable to interview on any other dates, do not apply if you are not available on that date.

ZEST is working towards best-practice in equality of opportunity.

Autism Plus Specialists Job fair 25th April 2017

20 Apr

Autism Plus are hosting a specialist job fair on Tuesday 25th April 2017 for adults with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and other Hidden Impairments.

We are bringing together forward-thinking employers who are keen to open up opportunities for those with hidden disabilities for a unique job fair. Taking place at our Autism Plus, The Exchange Brewery, Bridge Street, Sheffield, S3 8NS

Come along and meet employers, providers and find out more about support available to help you in your search for work. If you are an Employer looking to employ people with hidden impairments also contact us for a stall.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our team on or on 0114 384 0300 and ask about our specialist job fair.

job fair

Job Vacancies – Sessional Kitchen Assistants (closing date 26th April 2017)

6 Apr

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Blend Sessional Kitchen Assistant’s
Community food organisation Blend is recruiting sessional kitchen assistants for upcoming
events. We’re looking for individuals with a passion for food, people and the community
who work well in a team and flexible.
Job Information
Job Title: Kitchen Assistant
Responsible to: Programme Manager / Head Chef
Accountable to: Management Committee
Hours: 0 contracted hours, sessional work including evenings and weekends
Period of Employment: May 2017 onwards
Location: various venues across Sheffield
Under 18 = £4.50 p/h
18 to 20 = £6 p/h
21 + £8 p/h
To Apply
The job description and application pack are available to download from our website

Please return completed applications to no later than
Wednesday 26th April. Interviews will be held at Victoria Hall, Chapel Walk, Sheffield on
Saturday 6th May.
For further information or an informal chat about the post, please contact Chris Hanson on
Other information
Blend is an equal opportunities employer and committed to training and development of all
staff and volunteers.

Job vacancy at SIV – Early Years Community Project Manager (closing date 31st March 2017)

23 Mar

Please see the attached for a job vacancy working for SIV on a community focused role in partnership with Sheffield City Council around Children’s Centres. Attached is the job description with headline information as follows: Early Years Community Project Manager-JD

Early Years Community Project Manager

22 hours per week, flexible across 7 days focused on business needs

£19,000 pro rata (temporary 12 month contract)

Closing Date 31.03.2017

Please send Cover Letter and CV to Gillian Townley on