Housekeeper

We are looking for housekeepers to primarily, provide domestic support to the Short-Term Care Centre based in Mount Gould. Additionally, you will also provide support to our Help at Home Community Support Service providing direct support to Clients living in their own homes.

This role will involve working as part of a team, working closely with our management team and of the people you are supporting alongside other health and social care professionals to ensure people are supported to lead the lives they choose.

Full UK Driving Licence essential.

Various contracts available at £9.50 per hour.

Closing Date: Wednesday 26th January 2022

Interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis on receipt of applications

This post is subject to a Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further details can be found at www.gov.uk/dbs

To apply, please complete an Application form. CV’s will not be accepted. Please visit the Age UK Plymouth website for further information and where you can download the documentation https://www.ageuk.org.uk/plymouth/get-involved/work-for-us/ or if you do not have access to the internet, please call Age UK Plymouth on 01752 256020 to request an application pack.

Dementia Day Centre Manager

A really exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to join Age UK Plymouth.

Age UK Plymouth is enjoying a period of considerable expansion in terms of service development as it continues to play an essential role caring for and supporting older people and their carers in and around the City of Plymouth. Our professional, talented and positive team work closely with Plymouth City Council and other key stakeholders across the city to improve the quality of life and well-being of those in later life.

We are looking for a motivated individual to lead, grow and develop opportunities both within our Dementia Day Centre in Plymstock and further afield in the community. You will be working alongside clients, families, staff and volunteers to provide a stimulating Day Centre, along with enhancing community opportunities that are tailored to the needs and abilities of individuals. You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, be an outstanding team player, be able to build strong internal and external relationships and provide strong and effective leadership.

We are looking for someone who holds a minimum Level 3 qualification in Adult Care, with experience in managing people and developing projects.

Full UK Driving Licence essential.

37 hours per week Monday- Friday, additional hours may be required from time to time.

£22,216 – £25,974 dependent on experience

Closing Date: Friday 28th January 2022

Interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis on receipt of applications

This post is subject to a Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further details can be found at www.gov.uk/dbs

To apply, please complete an Application form. CV’s will not be accepted. Please visit the Age UK Plymouth website for further information and where you can download the documentation https://www.ageuk.org.uk/plymouth/get-involved/work-for-us/ or if you do not have access to the internet, please call Age UK Plymouth on 01752 256020 to request an application pack.

Fundraising Manager

A really exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to join Age UK Plymouth.

Age UK Plymouth is enjoying a period of considerable expansion in terms of service development as it continues to play an essential role caring for and supporting older people and their carers in and around the City of Plymouth. Our professional, talented and positive team work closely with Plymouth City Council and other key stakeholders across the city to improve the quality of life and well-being of those in later life.

This post is a key role for Age UK Plymouth. You will be an important member of the Senior Management Team contributing to the strategic direction and growth of the charity. You will be an experienced fundraiser ideally having worked within the charitable sector and had considerable success in a similar role. As Fundraising Manager your duties will include; making trusts and foundations applications, developing corporate support, engaging with potential individual donors, enhancing community engagement and driving online fundraising activities. This is a relationship-based fundraising role, which allows the creation and management of a diverse portfolio and active external relationship pipeline alongside an internal network of key stakeholder groups to deliver opportunities for income generation, collaboration and innovative product and service development.

You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, be an outstanding team player, be able to build strong relationships internally and externally and operate in a manner that adds value to the Age UK Plymouth brand.

A post of this nature will be subject to a basic disclosure check through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further details can be found at www.gov.uk.

It as a full-time role – 37 hours (Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours work) within a salary range of £30,000 to £35,000 dependent upon experience and skills.

Closing date: 28th January 2022

Interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis on receipt of applications.

We do not accept CV’s as a form of application. All applicants must complete an Age UK Plymouth Application Form. Please visit the Age UK Plymouth website for further information https://www.ageuk.org.uk/plymouth/get-involved/work-for-us/ If you do not have access to the internet, please call Age UK Plymouth for an application pack on 01752 256020

Finance Manager

A really exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to join Age UK Plymouth.

Age UK Plymouth is enjoying a period of considerable expansion in terms of service development as it continues to play an essential role caring for and supporting older people and their carers in and around the City of Plymouth. Our professional, talented and positive team work closely with Plymouth City Council and other key stakeholders across the city to improve the quality of life and well-being of those in later life.

This post is a key role for Age UK Plymouth. You will be an important member of the Senior Management Team contributing to the strategic direction and growth of the charity. You will be an experienced professional ideally having worked within the charitable sector and had experience of managing a team.

As Finance Manager your duties will include; overseeing and producing management accounts, taking responsibility for payroll, producing budgets and forecasts, financial planning and analysis, liaising with auditors, making improvements to procedures and controls, and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Senior Management Team.

You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, be an outstanding team player, be able to build strong relationships and provide sound advice to the Chief Executive Officer, Board, and colleagues. Experience of Sage Payroll would be advantageous.

A post of this nature will be subject to a basic disclosure check through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further details can be found at www.gov.uk.

It as a full-time role – 37 hours (Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours work) within a salary range of £30,000 to £35,000 dependent upon experience and skills.

Closing date: 28th January 2022

Interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis on receipt of applications.

We do not accept CV’s as a form of application. All applicants must complete an Age UK Plymouth Application Form. Please visit the Age UK Plymouth website for further information https://www.ageuk.org.uk/plymouth/get-involved/work-for-us/ If you do not have access to the internet, please call Age UK Plymouth for an application pack on 01752 256020

Trainee Energy & Debt Adviser – Utilities Department

Starting Salary:
£20,987.54 per annum

Salary Scale:
£20,987.54 to £23,888.25 per annum

Hours:
Full-time – 37 hours per week
Working between Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 17:00 and Friday 9:00 to 16:30

About the role:
We are seeking to recruit Trainee Energy & Debt Advisers to join our energy team, part of the award winning Utilities department at Citizens Advice Plymouth.

Advisers provide clients with debt & energy advice appointments over the phone, helping them find solutions to their issues.

You will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive debt and energy advice service in line with the requirements of the funder.

You will be solution focused and have transferable skills that mean we can train you to advise clients that are struggling to maintain payments to their energy provider.

You should have excellent customer service skills with experience of commonly used packages, such as Outlook, Word, Google Docs, together with a flexible approach to work and willingness to work as part of a team.

Applicants need to be comfortable working in a target driven environment and will be responsible for the delivery of both individual and team targets and outcomes.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

For the job description and person specification please download our application pack.

Benefits:
Benefits (subject to eligibility), include:
* Healthcare plan (including Employee Assistance Programme)
* Death in service cover
* Peer to peer support scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* Auto enrolment pension scheme
* 25 days annual leave with an additional 2.5 days to be taken between Christmas & New Year
* Long term service leave – up to 5 days

Contract:
Permanent

Work Base:
The employer for this post is Citizens Advice Plymouth, Cobourg House, Mayflower Street, Plymouth.
There will be a blend of office and home working

Deadline for applications:
Applications will be reviewed regularly and this vacancy may close early if a high number of applications are received and roles are filled.  We reserve the right to withdraw an advertised post at any time.

To apply:
1. Download the application pack.
2. Return completed applications to: recruitment@citizensadviceplymouth.org.uk by the closing date/time.

Please note we do not accept CVs or letters of interest.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, please email your application as a word document.

Inclusivity:
Please let us know if you need us to adapt our application process so there are no barriers for you to apply. If you are offered an interview, we will send you the interview questions 24 hours in advance. We will also meet any reasonable adjustment requests.

Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds but we particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates or people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these people are currently underrepresented at Citizens Advice Plymouth. We also actively welcome applications from LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates. We wish to make a positive commitment to employ people with disabilities and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and LGBTQ+. We guarantee to interview all candidates who have these protected characteristics if they also meet the minimum essential criteria set out in the person specification.

Facilities Caretaker

Job Description
Hours: 20-40hrs per week dependant on duties; evening/weekend work may be required. Working pattern to be discussed, there is flexibility to include early mornings, daytime, and evening shifts.
Salary: £10,000-£20,000 per annum (dependent upon duties)
Contract: Permanent
Reports to: Facilities Manager
Start Date: February 2022, or as soon as possible
Location: Plymouth
Closing date for applications: Friday 28th January 2022, 5pm

Argyle Community Trust are looking for an enthusiastic, capable, and proactive caretaker to carry out general caretaking duties across our facilities and join our excellent facilities team. The post holder, supported by the Facilities Manager, will be responsible for a range of duties at our Manadon Sports Hub site, including grounds and facilities maintenance, health and safety compliance checks, maintenance of the fabric of the building, security and minor repairs. There may be times where maintenance support is required at other Trust operated sites.

The role is advertised as a part-time position with no assigned cleaning duties or a full-time position inclusive of cleaning duties. Hours, salary, and working pattern can be negotiable for the right candidate but will remain within the parameters outlined above. Please state, within your application, if you are applying for full or part-time (or both).

Argyle Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. Argyle Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all participants on our programmes and promotes robust policies to ensure that our staff and volunteers adhere to safe practices. The successful candidate will be subject to undertaking enhanced DBS checks prior to employment.

Community Coach

Job Description
Hours: 30-40 hours per week; evening and weekend work are a requirement of the post
Salary: £14,000-£20,000 plus benefits
Contract: Permanent position, part time or full time flexible to suit candidate
Reports to: Plymouth Regional Manager
Area: Plymouth
Start Date: February 2022 or asap
Closing date for applications: 24th January 2022 5pm

Community coaching with Argyle Community Trust is the perfect role for an individual with a passion for sport who enjoys motivating others, being out and about in their local community and who actually wants to have fun whilst they work. The successful candidate will be part of a great team and this role offers the right candidate the opportunity to join us in making a positive difference to the lives of people across the South West. The post holder will be responsible for increasing sports and activities for all within the relevant region and will be involved in the growth, retention and increasing the range of opportunities within these areas.

Argyle Community Trust is looking to recruit a Schools and Community Coach to primarily deliver in a number of schools and also on community centred programmes. As a registered charity, the Community Trust works in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club and with many people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting engagement with individuals.

The main focus will be to deliver sport specific and fundamental coaching within primary schools and our extended community provision as well as supporting the sports participation department.

A key function of this role is also to establish and develop sustainable opportunities for participation within the local and surrounding area based on local need, as well as supporting across the two counties to ensure that activities align with our strategic plans.

The candidate must have good, in-depth knowledge of the school’s KS1 &KS2 National curriculum and school sport. Experience of delivering football and Multi skills in a wide range of settings, including schools, sports centres and in varied community work for young people aged 3- 14 years old is essential.

We would also expect the candidate to have a number of other sports coaching or teaching qualifications and be computer literate. In addition to this, the coach must be able to undertake key administrative duties that are associated with the role.

Manager – Utilities Department

Salary scale:
£23,888.25 to £28,438.39 per annum

Hours:
37 hours per week (full time)

Our role:
To support the continued growth on our national utility contracts, we are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and passionate team manager.

You will be working within Citizens Advice Plymouth aims and principles and Ofgem’s Warm Home Discount industry initiative, leading and supporting your team to provide debt advice, income maximisation and energy efficiency advice.

You will be managing administrators, advisers and caseworkers ensuring that we continue to drive consistency and provide an award-winning service to our clients.

You will build strong relationships with stakeholders and develop different partnerships to ensure that all key performance indicators are exceeded.

You will need to have previous experience of leading a team in a fast-paced target driven environment. You will not be afraid to tackle difficult situations head on and you will embrace change and lead by example.

You will need to be digitally engaged and have a great eye for detail ensuring that you support the team to hit the full scheme targets as agreed by Ofgem.

For the job description and person specification please download our application pack.

About Citizens Advice Plymouth:
Citizens Advice Plymouth is a medium-size charity which is part of the Citizens Advice national network of over 200 organisations delivering advice and information across England and Wales. We have grown tremendously over the past four years and we are now one of the largest local offices in the Citizens Advice network.

Benefits we offer*:
* 25 days annual leave with an additional 2.5 days to be taken between Christmas & New Year
* Long term service leave – up to 5 days
* Healthcare plan (including Employee Assistance Programme)
* Death in service benefit (2 x annual salary)
* Peer to peer support scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* Auto enrolment pension scheme – 4% employer contributions
(*subject to eligibility)

Contract:
Permanent

Deadline for applications:
11th February 2022 at 9am

How to apply:
To apply for this position, please complete our Application Pack.
To access the form and further details please click on the application link here.
Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@citizensadviceplymouth.org.uk by the closing date/time.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. Please let us know if you need us to adapt our application process so there are no barriers for you to apply. If you are offered an interview, we will send you the interview questions 24 hours in advance. We will also meet any reasonable adjustment requests.

Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds but we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are disabled, or people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these people are currently underrepresented at Citizens Advice Plymouth. We also actively welcome applications from LGBTQ+ candidates. We wish to make a positive commitment to employ people with disabilities and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and those who are LGBTQ+. We guarantee to interview all candidates who have these protected characteristics if they also meet the minimum essential criteria set out in the person specification.

Please note we do not accept CVs or letters of interest.

Workbase:
The employer for this post is Citizens Advice Plymouth

Our office is based at Cobourg House, Mayflower Street, Plymouth, but please note we are currently working from home due to the pandemic for the foreseeable future. Whether you work remotely or in the office after the pandemic will be confirmed in the future, but you will be expected to be able to get to Plymouth at short notice.

Director of Business Development

Salary scale:
£37,500 to £44,000 per annum

Hours:
37 (full time). Flexible work patterns considered.

Contract:
Permanent

About us:
Citizens Advice Plymouth is a medium-size charity which is part of the Citizens Advice national network of over 200 organisations delivering advice and information across England and Wales. Our main purpose is to deliver quality advice and information, engaging with clients through a range of routes.

Citizens Advice Plymouth has grown tremendously during the past four years, and we are now one of the largest local offices in the Citizens Advice network.

We are not a traditional Citizens Advice because over half of our funding is from national corporate partnerships, meaning we support clients across the United Kingdom via telephone and digital services.

During the last eighteen months we have worked hard to ensure we sustain our growth and are able to offer a competitive service to potential corporate partners. We have carefully reviewed the utilisation of our workforce and developed our understanding of social return on investment.

About the role:
We are looking to appoint a passionate and energetic leader who is confident in developing ambitious strategies and able to take our business to the next level.

You will be a natural salesperson and able to work well under pressure. You will not shy away from ambitious income generation targets and will continue to build a ‘gold standard’ brand.

For the job description and person specification please download our application pack.

Deadline for applications:
24th January 2022 at noon.

To apply:
Please complete and return your application by the closing date/time.

Application pack:
Director of Business Development

Inclusivity:
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

Please let us know if you need us to adapt our application process so that there are no barriers for you to apply. If you’re offered an interview we’ll send you the interview questions 24 hours in advance. We will also meet any reasonable adjustment requests.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds, but we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are disabled, or people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these people are currently underrepresented at Citizens Advice Plymouth. We also actively welcome applications from LGB+ and trans and non-binary candidates.

We wish to make a positive commitment to employ people with disabilities and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and we guarantee to interview all candidates who meet this criteria if they also meet the minimum essential criteria set out in the person specification.

Please note we do not accept CVs or letters of interest.

Benefits:
Benefits (subject to eligibility), include:
* 25 days annual leave with an additional 2.5 days to be taken between Christmas & New Year
* Long term service leave – up to 5 days
* Healthcare plan (including Employee Assistance Programme)
* Death in service benefit (2 x annual salary)
* Peer to peer support scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* Auto enrolment pension scheme – 4% employer contributions

Work base:
Our office is based at Cobourg House, Mayflower Street, Plymouth. PL1 1QX.
There will be a blend of office and home working but you will be expected to be able to get to Plymouth at short notice.