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Job Vacancy @SYFR for an ICT Applications Developer (closing date 4th August 2017)

20 Jul

Post Title: ICT Applications Developer
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Grade 6 (£22,443-£24,892 per annum)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Work Pattern: Flexi time
Location: HQ, 197 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 3FG

An opportunity has arisen within our ICT team for an Applications Developer/Programmer which will be based within our Headquarters in Sheffield. The post holder will be responsible for assisting the ICT section in developing innovative ICT solutions and systems to meet the needs of the organisation and to provide general support to members of the ICT section as required.

Duties will include:

 Designing and developing SQL databases

 Developing web based systems using a variety of tools;

 Determining design methodologies and tool sets;

 Designing and conducting tests.

 Preparing documentation to provide guidance to users of systems;

 Providing technical advice and guidance to users;

 Assisting in the maintenance and support of specialised software packages.

Key to this role is the ability to think laterally and solve complex problems logically and to work constructively as part of the wider ICT team. You will need extensive knowledge and understanding of Window client/server operating systems and in-depth knowledge of computer systems/networks and a range of software applications. Significant experience in web Programming and developing systems using JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, ASP, XML, SQL etc., and software installation and troubleshooting is essential.

You must also be proficient in Adobe Photoshop. You will need GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above or equivalent, a BS in Computer Science or related field, or significant equivalent experience. You will need to have examples of web design and code in your portfolio and the ability to hit the ground running.

A job description, person specification and application form for the role can be obtained via the careers section on our website at or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at  or on 0114 253 2811.
Closing date for applications is 4pm on 4th of August 2017
Interviews will be held on 17th of August 2017

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.
Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.
If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

Job Vacancy @SYFR for a Fire Control Operator(closing date 4th August)

19 Jul
Post Title: Fire Control Operator (Firefighter Control)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £21,125 (Trainee Rate), £22,004 (Development Rate), £28,156 (Competent Rate)
Hours: Full Time – 42 hours per week
Work Pattern: 2/2/4 Shift Pattern (Including weekend working)

2 Day Shifts (09:00 – 18:00) / 2 Night Shifts (18:00 – 09:00) / 4 Days Off (Rota)

Location: Central Headquarters – Sheffield

Are you seeking a new career direction and interested in working within the emergency services? Are you highly motivated, able to multi-task and committed to contributing towards keeping the communities of South Yorkshire safe? If so we need you!

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue is seeking applications for the position of Fire Control Operator (Firefighter Control), based at our Central Headquarters in Sheffield.

The overall purpose of the role is to contribute to the professional running of the fire control room by taking emergency calls from the public and mobilising fire appliances and resources to resolve situations quickly and effectively.  Post holders will also be required to undertake a wide range of administrative and data monitoring work to ensure operational readiness and to support & coordinate our emergency response.

To be considered for this role you will have previous experience of administration, data coordination and working with data and recording systems. You will have excellent communication skills, a methodical and logical approach to tasks and be able to maintain a calm and professional approach at all times, even within high pressure situations. You may have experience within a contact or call centre environment but this is not essential. Applicants must be able to demonstrate appropriate personal qualities and attributes for the role and embrace our organisational values and core behaviours.

For more information about the role please contact T/Station Manager Liam Booth on 07884235798. A job description, person specification and application form for the role can be obtained via the Find a Job section on our website at or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at or on 0114 253 2814. Successful applicants will be required to attend a full time four week training course. 

The closing date for applications is 13:00 on Friday 4th August 2017

Assessments for the role will be undertaken as below:

  • Typing Test (35 wpm) & Situational Judgement Assessment (14th – 15th August 2017)
  • Interviews (21st – 23rd August 2017)


Applications from job share candidates are welcomed and all applications will be given equal consideration. SYFR is an inclusive employer and we particularly welcome applications from individuals who identify as LGBT, individuals with disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are under-represented within our workforce. See our Find a Job website page for more details.


Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. identity, asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check. If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print or other formats please contact our Recruitment Team as above.  

Job vacancies for Female Anti- Trafficking Outreach Workers (closing date 28th July 2017)

19 Jul

Female Anti- Trafficking Outreach Workers

Salary: £18,500 – £21,000 (dependent on experience)

Full-time – 37 hours per week

Ashiana supports Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee clients who have experienced domestic violence or who have been trafficked into the UK for the purposes of sexual exploitation or domestic slavery.

We would like to recruit full-time workers to provide outreach support to victims of trafficking who are living in the wider community. The support will be provided to clients living in the following regions:

South Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

North West / other regions (essential car-user)

East Midlands

Successful candidates will be locality-based.

You should be aware of the realities and impacts of trafficking, and the legislation affecting this group of people.

*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1

For an informal discussion about these posts, please call Rachel Mullan-Feroze on 0114 2555740

For an application pack please email: or download from Ashiana’s website

Closing date for applications: 28th July 5pm

Job Vacancy – Welcome Centre Manager (closing date 10th July 2017)

20 Jun

City of Sanctuary Sheffield is looking for an energetic and creative person to manage our new ‘Welcome Centre’.

To apply, please send your CV and a statement telling us how you fulfil the criteria outlined in the attached Job Description and Person Spec by email attachment only to:

Applications must reach us by 12 noon on Monday 10th July 2017. 

We will let you know whether you have been short-listed by the end of Wednesday 12th July 2017. The interviews will be held on Monday 17th July 2017.

Job description: Centre Manager JD Final


Job Vacancy – Project Development Worker (closing date 9th June 2017)

5 Jun

SOAR Community

SOAR is an award winning regeneration charity in North Sheffield which provides a number of services for the community including health, buildings management, training and support into  employment.

SOAR has an exciting vacancy in our Health Team for:

Project Development Worker

North2 Neighbourhood


Part time (22.5 hours) flexible hours

Salary: £20,198 – £22,221

8% pension contribution

25 days annual leave entitlement pro-rata

& Bank holidays

Initial fixed term November 2018


SOAR is working in partnership with GP practices, local statutory and VCS organisations as part of the North2 Neighbourhood Care Pilot*.


The Project Development Worker will have a key role in supporting service integration and development within the North2 Neighborhood.


The purpose of the role is:

  • To develop close working relationships with GP practices, local statutory and VCS partners in the neighbourhood.
  • To increase the level of engagement across GP practices, local statutory and VCS partners in developing new innovative ways to deliver health and social care services.
  • To support GP practices, local statutory and VCS partners to work collaboratively through partnership working across the neighbourhood.


*North2 (Neighbourhood Care Pilot area); incorporates GP practices within Firth Park, Shiregreen, Page Hall, Fir Vale and Burngreave areas. Further information –


 For more information or to request an application pack please contact: Jess McCormack on 0114 213 4120 or

If you would like to speak to someone about this post, please contact: Guy Weston (Health Services Manager) on 0114 213 4065

Closing date for applications is: Friday 9th June 2017 (17.00)

Interviews will be held: Friday 16th June 2017

JD: SOAR Project Development Worker North2 JD – 23 05 17


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)