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SECE Mind: Finance Officer

Post: Fundraising Officer Salary: £14,040 per annum Hours: 30 hours per week, 4 days per week (days to be arranged) with occasional evenings and weekends. Contract Type: Permanent Location The job holder will be based in Southend but will be required to travel within the organisations area of influence as required. Job Summary: The post...

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SECE Mind – Fundraising Officer

Post: Fundraising Officer Salary: £14,040 per annum Hours: 30 hours per week, 4 days per week (days to be arranged) with occasional evenings and weekends. Contract Type: Permanent Location The job holder will be based in Southend but will be required to travel within the organisations area of influence as required. Job Summary: The post...

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Basildon MIND – CEO

BASILDON MIND have an exciting new vacancy available for a Chief Executive Officer committed to making a difference to Mental Health outcomes. CEO 3 DAYS PER WEEK/FLEXIBLE SALARY £17,700 pa Job Description and Application forms available from Lisa on 01268 289700 or mailto:lisa@basmind.org (CV required) Interviews to be held at 37 East Walk, Basildon, Essex...

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Havens Hospices – Volunteer Services Advisor

We are looking for a Volunteer Services Advisor Full Time (37.5 hours per week) Including Occasional Evening & Weekends Based at Little Havens Closing date: 19th June 2019 The patients and children we care for have been diagnosed with an illness which could shorten their life, such as cancer. But everyone matters at Havens Hospices....

Parent Champion Stories: Donna
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Parent Champion Stories: Donna

Donna has been involved with A Better Start since September 2018; she was asked along to a Coffee Session by a friend and has now become a Parent Champion. Before she found A Better Start, Donna had been uprooted to Shoebury where she did not know anyone, being a single parent of two with low...

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BELCHAMPS – Apprentice Activity Instructor

Join our apprenticeship scheme to kick start your career in the outdoors! Gain experience and NGBs while you learn! Salary and benefit – National minimum wage, free lunch, subsidised accommodation available. To apply – please email michael@belchamps.org.uk with a covering letter explaining why you want a career in the outdoors, and a copy of your...

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HARP – Project Worker

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life? HARP is Southend-on-Sea’s homelessness charity, helping over 1,000 people every year who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We provide essential services like food, clothing and washing facilities, as well as emergency and...

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HARP – Housing Income Assistant

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life? HARP is Southend-on-Sea’s homelessness charity, helping over 1,000 people every year who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We provide essential services like food, clothing and washing facilities, as well as emergency and...

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Employ-Ability- Employment Specialists

Hours: 30.00 or 37.50 worked 9.00 – 5.00, over four and /or five days Salary: £23,234 pro rata if less than 37.50, (18,587 for 30.00 hrs) performance incentive and pension following probation Employ-Ability and the Job role Employ-Ability, an Essex-based charity, is seeking to recruit experienced candidates to support those, with mental ill health, to...

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Employ-Ability – Lead Employment Specialist

Job title: Lead Employment Specialist Employer: Employ-Ability Location: South Essex (Canvey Island base) Hours: Full time Salary: £30,070- 32,171 Benefits: 25 days holiday to start plus bank holidays, with a performance incentive and pension scheme following probation Contract type: Initially, fixed term 1 year Accountable to: Service Manager Employ-Ability and the Job role Employ-Ability, an...

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Trust Links – Bank Support Worker

Trust Links runs a range of projects including: Four Growing Together therapeutic community garden for adults with mental health problems and learning disabilities, school groups, children and families; Youth Links for young people with mental health issues; REACH Recovery College providing education and training for adults; and Carers services supporting unpaid carers in Southend. Bank...

Meet the Funder: In Year Grants
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Meet the Funder: In Year Grants

SAVS recently held a ‘Meet the Funder’ event with a focus on In Year Grants from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council. In Year Grants are available for pump-priming new groups, emergency matters arising for existing groups and additional for special events that contribute towards community week-being and promote community cohesion and social inclusion with the borough. Here...

Turning Tides launch rail safety book with c2c and British Transport Police
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Turning Tides launch rail safety book with c2c and British Transport Police

Children from Southend community group Turning Tides joined Trenitalia-owned train operator c2c and the British Transport Police (BTP) on Saturday to officially launch its new book Mo: A Day on the Train. Approximately 50 children plus a life sized cardboard cutout of Mo celebrated the launch at Southend Central station along with book illustrator John...

W/E 3rd May Funding Opportunities
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W/E 3rd May Funding Opportunities

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Increases in Grant Spending (UK) The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust has announced plans to significantly increase grant spending from around £7 million per year, to over £10 million per year, for the next ten years. The additional funding will help to meet demand following a steady rise in grant applications. The...

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SAVS – Administration Support Officer/Receptionist

SAVS Administration Support Officer/Receptionist 19.5 hours per week – noon until 4:30pm Wednesday/8:30am until 4:30pm Thursday and Friday (Additional hours will be required to cover co-worker annual leave/sickness) Salary: NJC Point 3 £18,065 per annum (pro rata) – £9.36 per hr Southend Association of Voluntary Services is looking for a friendly, organised person to provide...

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Relate – Couples Counsellors, Family Counsellors and Young Person’s Counsellors

We are looking for Couples Counsellors, Family Counsellors and Young Person’s Counsellors here at Relate South Essex. If you have previously worked for Relate or your experience and qualifications can satisfy our criteria (please refer to https://www.relate.org.uk/about-us/work-us/train-be-counsellor/apel-accreditation-prior-experience-learning), we would like to hear from you. • Working for a nationally recognised specialist service with an excellent...

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Relate – Specialist Couples Counsellor

Would you like to train as a specialist Couples Counsellor with Relate? If you act quickly you may be able to join our courses in May 2019. We are actively seeking placements at our centres in both Southend and Basildon, Essex. Please refer to the Relate website to establish which course would be most suitable...

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Southend Carers – Carers Support Coordinator

We’re looking for an enthusiastic & motivated Carers Support Coordinator [Information, Advice & assessment] to join our team and lead on the operational elements of the Carers Hub referral, support service and data administration. The role will require the post holder • To have lead responsibility for all aspects of implementation, co-ordination and delivery management...

Parent Champion Stories: Charlie
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Parent Champion Stories: Charlie

Charlie has been involved with in the project for seven Months. Charlie has completed the Parent Champion training and is involved in every aspect to do with the A Better Start Southend. She describes herself as a single parent to two girls. The girls are varied in age from one that is 15 years old...

SAVS awarded £102,907 by BBC Children in Need
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SAVS awarded £102,907 by BBC Children in Need

Triple T Clubs for 8-13yrs olds living in the most disadvantaged areas of Southend. SAVS have recently received funding from BBC Children in Need to the total £102,907. Over the next three years, the grant will fund the salary of two part-time staff, travel, materials, volunteers and other project costs to continue supporting our youth...

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