Closing date: 4 November 2020 at 11.30 pm (We will be reviewing applications as they come in and may close the role before this date). Do you have a sound general knowledge of social policy issues and economics? And a track record of quickly getting up to speed with new policy areas and analysing their importance for defined groups of people and organisational objectives? Then join Shelter as a Policy Manager and you could soon be a key member of a team prides itself on its creation of well-grounded but creative policy that can challenge any think tank. A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change - with individuals, in communities, across society - and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve. Part of our Communication, Policy and Campaigns Division, Shelter's Policy team is responsible for developing policy on housing and homelessness issues. Grounded in the experience of the people who use Shelter's services every day, as well as in expert research, the team combines work on short term change in policy and practice at a national and local level with innovative policy development aimed at tackling the root causes of Britain's housing crisis. Whatever the challenge however, the central focus of the team's work remains the same - to maximise its contribution to our core mission of delivering positive change for those in housing need. Are you ready to help deliver that change? About the Role A rare opportunity to play a lead role in developing Shelter's policy programme on key strategic campaigning themes, this varied role will require you to quickly get to grips with the problems faced by the people who come to Shelter every day for help, thus enabling us to swiftly respond to and influence national and local policy. As well as developing innovative and workable proactive policy on the issues that get to the heart of our nation's long-term housing problems, we'll rely on you to help build upon the team's good reputation. You'll also be responsible for to line managing Policy Officers/Assistant Policy Officers, contributing to team management and development and deputising for the Head of Policy as and when required. About you You'll need experience of developing innovative new policy, grounded in robust evidence and sensitive to public and/or cross-party political attitudes, which delivers positive change. You'll also need a real passion for ending the housing crisis and the intellectual capacity and curiosity to seek out and develop the best ideas for doing this. Strong political nous and a campaigning mindset are important attributes too, as are the communication and strategic leadership skills it takes to work across an organisation to create real and effective policy changes through successful campaigning. Someone who excels at project scoping and management, engaging with stakeholders and communicating through policy maker events, social and traditional media comes naturally to you too. What's more, you're adept at distilling complex arguments to make them clear and understandable, focused on outcomes and able to work across boundaries to build and lead successful campaigns. Benefits We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme. Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We're here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own. To find out more about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website. Apply to be part of our team and be the change you want to see in society. Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies. Shelter promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities),gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We also encourage applications from people, who have been homeless or have been at risk of homelessness. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them. We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit. Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
Support Worker Job type - Fixed-term/ Full-time Contract End Date - 30/11/2021 Salary - £20,762 (inc £1,000 UH) per annum Hours - 35 (plus 5 hours paid lunch break)-with occasional Saturday work. Location - Yorkshire & Humberside Closing date - 27.10.2020 Do you have what it takes to seize opportunities and deliver results? Can you think differently, pursue creative ideas, and provide reliable support to both internal and external customers? Nacro facilitate the Bail Accommodation and Support Service (BASS), which is a national service across the England and Wales. The service allows courts to make greater use of bail by providing accommodation in the community with support for adult defendants who could not otherwise be bailed. BASS also provides for Home Detention Curfew, Intensive Community Order Residence Requirement and Additional License Conditions. Nacro is delivering this service on behalf of the Ministry of Justice. Who we are looking for? This post is a maternity cover, temporary contract up to one year. We are searching for a Support Worker to provide support to promote independent living together with high quality housing and property management to service users in a group of properties in Yorkshire & Humberside. This will include inducting service users into the property, conducting risk assessments and work with the service user to create an individual, strength-based Support Plan and Safety Plan . Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Engage with actual and potential referral agencies including local authority central access point/gateway services, statutory and voluntary sector agencies in order to generate referrals for the service as required. Plan and deliver an effective support and safety plan with the service user referring to specialist agencies as required. The progressions/outcomes identified, delivered and service user contact should be recorded, monitored, reviewed and updated regularly and in line with contract requirements. Ensure that properties are always adequately equipped, maintained, furnished, and cleaned. Ensure the correct tenure and support agreement is issued and service users comply with these agreements, taking appropriate action in respect of non compliance including non engagement with support. Maximise rent collection, ensuring successful housing and other welfare benefit claims are submitted and maintained, taking proactive action to minimise rent arrears in line with targets, monitoring the account and recording all actions and where necessary taking appropriate action when arrears arise in line with policy and procedure. Ensure that routine property maintenance and damage is reported promptly to maintenance staff. Minimise void time by taking a pro-active approach to ensure properties are re-let as soon as possible in line with targets. Full Driving license and access to own car is required. For details of the full role profile please click here For Details of Nacro's excellent benefits click here To apply, please visit our website via the button below.
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We have a Permanent position with a Major Oil & Gas Engineering company that are recruiting for a Construction Engineer The ideal candidate will be responsible for the onshore work preparations prior to installation and oversee offshore operations as directed by the operations manager: Ensure that work is carried out in accordance with safety standards. Installation methodology and constructability input to workpacks. Estimating of job durations and compiling job cards. Compiling and checking of lifting operations plans (LOP). Liaising with client LOLER focal points during the compilation of all LOP's. Assisting to make sure that all necessary tools, equipment and materials are identified and ordered prior to offshore execution. When onshore, act as support for the offshore organisation on relevant disciplines. Ensure compliance with current regulations and standards. Execute the role of Rope Access Management Representative & T.A. The Rope Access Management Representative shall be responsible for ensuring that those in control of rope access work scopes are competent and are complying
Stonemason - Norfolk/Suffolk Border - Excellent package Our client is the East of England Co-operative. They have asked Badger Associates to identify and attract an experienced Stonemason to join their established and successful team at H.L Perfitt in Diss, who use their 450 years of combined experience in stonemasonry to create bespoke monumental, burial and cremation memorials, as well as beautiful kitchen worktops and limestone bathrooms. We're looking for someone to join the memorials team. As someone with experience of working with stone, you'll use your skills - supported by different manual and equipment-driven processes, to produce beautiful memorial masonry. You will also support the fitting and removal of memorials, so it's wise to expect some heavy manual handling exposure in the role. As a Stonemason, you'll take great pride in the pieces you create and the knowledge that these will be displayed as fitting tributes for years to come. Role Responsibility • Prepare and produce memorial masonry products in line with client's brief / wishes • Use different types of equipment (e.g. sandblaster) and manual methods (e.g. painting, hand-carving and etching) to transfer bespoke and standard designs on to various types of stone • Produce draft drawings with precise measurements, where required • Support with fitting or removal of memorials at location, where required • Ensure safe working practices at all times The Ideal Candidate • Knowledge / experience of stonemasonry (such as carving and artwork) and memorial installation • A hands-on and practical approach to work • Effective interpersonal skills, able to communicate with internal stakeholders and clients / customers • Team-player who is also able to work independently on their own initiative • Attention to detail • Commitment to working safely • Full UK driving license If you have installation experience with a BRAMM or NAMM Fixers License and / or experience with equipment (such as sandblasters and polishing machines) that would be great, but not essential. Package Description Alongside a competitive salary, we also offer enhanced employer pension contribution and holiday entitlement, as well as our colleague discount scheme (including 10% off in our Foodstores) - these are just a few benefits of working for us! Full details can be viewed on the 'Colleague benefits' section of our website. You will benefit from our award-winning training helping you to achieve your true potential. Should you have your sights on career progression in the future, we've supported lots of our colleagues through Apprenticeship and other learning & development programmes. Working Hours We understand the importance of balancing work commitments with other activities and responsibilities, which is why we are happy to offer flexible working. We are always looking to find the right solutions to suit our colleagues and the business. Please indicate your availability within your application. About the Company H.L Perfitt form part of the East of England Co-op's diverse portfolio of businesses. As a co-op we're a different type of business. We're owned by our members and we work for the benefit of people and our communities, not just for profit. We're driven by our democratic values which are based around being fair, doing the right thing and caring for all those we deal with. This includes our customers, our suppliers, our environment and each other. We expect colleagues who work with us to share these values. We're still a business and we work in a very competitive area so it's still important that we're efficient and work to the highest professional standards. Application: Please only submit your CV to Badger Associates to be considered for this role. We will forward all applications to our client for consideration.