Community Development Worker – Four Greens Community Trust

Four Greens Community Trust is seeking a passionate person to develop a range of physical well-being community activities in the North of Plymouth; willing to use their own initiative as well as a commitment to work with partners.

Permanent contract subject to successful probation
30 hour per week – £21,840 per annum

Deadline 5pm on the 30th June 2021

Green Community Development Worker – Whitleigh Big Local

Whitleigh Big Local is looking for a creative, inspiring individual with an infectious passion for the natural world to bring hands on support to Green Spaces in our Whitleigh neighbourhood.

12 month contract with possibility of extension
24 hour per week – £15,600 – 17,472 per annum

Deadline 5pm on the 30th June 2021

Universal Credit Best Practice Lead

Salary Scale:
£22,047.71 to £26,675.22 per annum (pro rata)

15 hours per week

About us:
Citizens Advice Plymouth is a medium sized charity which is part of the Citizens Advice national network of over 200 organisations that delivers 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.

About the role:
An opportunity has arisen for a part-time Universal Credit Best Practice Lead to join us at Citizens Advice Plymouth.

There are 31 Job Centre Plus districts, each with a Best Practice Lead who work at district level to:

  • Gather intelligence and insight on the Help to Claim service and Universal Credit.
  • Develop and support relationships and share best practice with stakeholders.

The core objectives of the district Best Practice Leads are to:

  • Support national staff to carry out research and collect evidence on how Universal Credit and Help to Claim is working.
  • Share intelligence around Universal Credit and Help to Claim with relevant partners, including other Best Practice Leads, Jobcentres, local Citizens Advice and national Citizens Advice.

Best Practice Leads are supported by the national Best Practice Team and their work will feed into the national Help to Claim workstreams to improve the Help to Claim service, as well as the Policy team to support influencing around Universal Credit.

This role is a job share with the other UC Best Practice Lead, and will mostly focus on research, information gathering and feedback, and sharing best practice, while the stakeholder relationships aspect will be mostly covered by the other Best Practice Lead.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Continuously review the implementation of Universal Credit and Universal Support and share local and regional insight with relevant stakeholders.
  • Gather feedback from other local Citizens Advice offices about how Universal Credit and Universal Support is performing and work with national colleagues to feed into appropriate channels such as Policy and Advocacy or Performance.
  • Proactively identify emerging and potential issues with Universal Credit or Universal Universal Support team and take appropriate action such as liaising with the central Citizens Advice Universal Support team.
  • Contribute to the evaluation of work related to Universal Credit and Universal Support.
  • Share all relevant information in a timely manner.
  • Gather information from across the district about what works in relation to Universal Credit and Universal Support.
  • Actively be involved, share and communicate work being done across the service on Universal Credit and Universal Support.
  • Feed into national Citizens Advice work on developing and sharing best practice.
  • Encourage local offices across the district to share and adopt best practice.
  • Support national staff to carry out research and collect evidence on how Universal Credit and Help to Claim is working.
  • Produce narrative reports and intelligence reports as requested.

The employer for the post is Citizens Advice Plymouth.

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

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We offer (subject to eligibility):
* 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 insurance
* Auto enrolment pension scheme at 4%
* Peer to peer support scheme
* Cycle to work scheme

Fixed term contract to 31st March 2022 (subject to probation & funding)

Deadline for applications:
30th June 2021 at 9.00am

Provisional Interview date:
w/c 12th July 2021

To apply:
1. Download the application pack
2. Return completed applications to: 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.

Work Base:
Our office is based at Cobourg House, Mayflower Street, Plymouth.  You will be remote working – home based with attendance at Cobourg House as and when required (this may be at short notice).  You may also be required at such other places as Citizens Advice may request.

Help at Home Community Support Assistant

This post involves providing a Help at Home Community Support service as required by individual clients living in their own homes. This involves light cleaning and shopping for clients. The post is part time, initially 10 hours per week, based on the needs of the service. Flexibility is required Monday – Friday between the hours of 9am and 4pm.

Willingness to get a Covid-19 Vaccine required. A post of this nature is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The pay rate is £8.91 per hour.

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but full training will be given. It is essential that the successful candidate has a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes, as the nature of the work will involve travelling. You will also require basic business insurance.  A mileage allowance will be paid (45p per mile).

Closing Date: Noon on 21/06/2021
Interview Date: 24/06/2021

To apply, please complete an Application, CV’s will not be an accepted form of application. Please visit the Age UK Plymouth website for further information or if you do not have access to the internet, please call Age UK Plymouth on 01752 256020 to request an application pack.

Day Centre Supervisor

We are looking for a motivated individual to supervise our Day Centre, you will be working alongside families, clients and professionals to provide a stimulating range of activities that are tailored to the needs and abilities of individuals.

We are looking for someone who holds a minimum Level 2 qualification in Adult Care and who is passionate about delivering quality care and engaging activities to older people.

Full UK Driving Licence essential.

21 hours per week Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Additional hours may be required from time to time.

£10 per hour

Closing Date: Noon on Monday 7th June

Interview Date: Thursday 10th June

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

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 or if you do not have access to the internet, please call Age UK Plymouth on 01752 256020 to request an application pack.

Bookkeeper – POP

POP is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to work part-time on a freelance basis (approx.  3.5 hours per week / 15 hours per month) (average no. of transactions per month: 34) 

Hourly rate: £21.84 

Deadline: Friday 18 June

You will support the day-to-day financial operations of POP, covering a range of bookkeeping and accounts processing tasks including: 

  • Handling accounts payable and receivable   
  • Managing profit and loss statements and balance sheets   
  • Maintaining income & expenditure records using Excel 
  • Checking invoices & making regular and ad hoc payments 
  • Raising invoices 
  • Checking & paying expenses 
  • Bank reconciliation 
  • Payroll admin (provide monthly details to outsourced company) 
  • Prepare budgets/management accounts as requested 
  • Annual accounts preparation and liaison with Accountant 
  • Attend team meetings/sub committees 
  • Assisting with financial management projects    

You’ll have solid bookkeeping or finance admin experience, ideally within a charity or third sector environment. You’ll be highly numerate with excellent attention to detail and intermediate knowledge of Excel, ideally including Power BI. 

This is a great opportunity to work with a friendly team in an organisation that helps many other organisations, charities, and social enterprises in Plymouth. 

If you are interested in this role, please get in contact with Claire Law, Core Lead for more details. 

Friends & Families of Special Children – Administrative Coordinator

Friends and Families of Special Children are excited to be growing our team.

We are seeking an experienced Administrative Coordinator to join our team. You’ll be responsible for keeping our office running smoothly, and ensuring our team are happy, productive and have the tools in place to do their jobs well.

You will have a track record of providing effective coordination and administrative support as well as proven experience of developing the systems and processes that underpin such tasks.

Closing Date: 6th June 2021.

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