Job opportunities

Community Emotional Health & Wellbeing Workers (8 posts)

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[ Full information on the Healthy Minds Jobs page ]

We are seeking someone with enthusiasm, strong values, and a passion for empowering others.

As part of a neighbourhood-based team, the EHWB workers will be recruited from their local area and bring their knowledge and links within the community to the role. We require workers who live in following localities to apply. Part time hours and flexible working will be considered.

  • North Halifax (Mixenden / Ovenden / Illingworth)
  • Calder & Ryburn (Elland / Sowerby Bridge / Ripponden)
  • Upper Valley (Todmorden /Hebden Bridge)
  • Lower Valley (Brighouse / Rastrick)

Community Emotional Health & Wellbeing Workers are vital new roles created as part of
Calderdale’s ambition to change how mental health services work across the borough.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be passionate about reducing isolation and barriers to accessing health and
    wellbeing services in your local community
  • Enjoy being part of a team and making improvements in your local community
  • Can build supportive and trusting relationships with people of all ages and
    backgrounds
  • Have a person-centred approach to working with people to support them in
    accessing what they need

 

For more details please contact:
dianne@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk or call 01422 345154

Closing date for applications: 14 February

Interviews w/c 28 February

Part time hours and flexible working will be considered.

If you would like support with completing the application form, please contact Lisa Connelly from Halifax Opportunities Trust Employment Team – lisa.connelly@regen.org.uk or phone on 07891831740

Supporting Digital Access to the NHS Healthy Start Scheme

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As you may be aware, the NHS Healthy Start scheme is changing. By March 2022, paper applications will be replaced by applying digitally, along with some other key changes to the scheme.

Healthy Start families get help from the government to buy healthy food and milk and free Healthy Start vitamins. It is important that in our roles working with families, we are aware of the scheme and how families can sign up.

The supporting digital access to the NHS Healthy Start Scheme in Calderdale is a bespoke training session focused around Healthy Start. It will equip you with the knowledge to support the families you meet to register for the Healthy Start scheme.

Available sessions: Friday 21 January and Tuesday 25 January
The training is aimed particularly at those people whose role involves engaging with or supporting families in Calderdale who are in pregnancy or have children aged under 5.
Please use the Eventbrite link to book onto the training course. There is still some availability on dates in January. A link to the TEAMS meeting will be sent out to you ahead of the attendance date.Fri, 21 January 2022 12:30 – 13:15 GMT | Click Here to Book. Tue, 25 January 2022 15:30 – 16:15 GMT | Click Here to Book If you have any questions or need any further information please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Contact: Rachel Smith, Health Improvement Specialist, Calderdale Council rachel.smith@calderdale.gov.uk 01422 206036

VSI Alliance Update 14 January 2022

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

 

The latest VSI alliance News & Events discusses Coronavirus vaccination, local consultations, online activities and training opportunities from various organisations, as well as job vacancies and volunteering opportunities.

Read the updates here

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

Sure Start Children’s Centres recruiting now

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North Halifax Partnership Sure Start Children’s Centres are excited to be recruiting for qualified and unqualified early years practitioners to work in our Children’s Centres in Calderdale. We have a variety of day/hours are currently available within our day care settings.

NHP Sure Start Children’s Centres have been established in Calderdale since 2014 and now have a contract in place until March 2022. They are committed to supporting communities to provide high quality learning opportunities for children and parents/carers and they are invested in developing a strong passionate staff team that work with partners to ensure the best outcomes.

We are currently recruiting staff for the following posts: –

Early Years Practitioner Plus

This post is designed to attract qualified and experienced practitioners that are passionate about helping children develop to their full potential. This role will have a lead area for the candidate to develop within the centre and within the wider team, such as speech and language, SEN, safeguarding.

Early Years Practitioner

This post is designed to attract newly qualified and unqualified staff, staff returning to childcare following a break and staff wanting to get into this line of work. You will be working with children and their families to support them to develop and have the best start in life.

All of the posts have an attractive annual leave package including a period of closure at Christmas, additional leave for 5 years’ service, staff voucher incentives and 2 training days a year. There are multiple training opportunities and internal career progression routes within the different departments of the organisation.

Current available posts – Early Years Practitioner roles

  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Innovations Children’s Centre – 37 hours
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Innovations Children’s Centre – 37 hours (Maternity Cover)
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Innovations Children’s Centre – 25 hours
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Elland Children’s Centre – 25 hours
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Elland Children’s Centre – 37 hours (term time only)

Other available posts

  • Senior Early Years Practitioner – Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre – 37 hours
  • Senior Early Years Practitioner – Innovations – 37 hours

Closing date for these applications is 12 noon on
Friday 28th January 2022

For an application pack visit our North Halifax Partnership work support or www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

Please email completed applications to recruitment@nhpltd.org.uk

Help and open day sessions

Need some support filling in your application form, or want to know about our Children’s Centre Nurseries and working for us?

Why not come along to one of our recruitment events, meet the staff, find out about the benefits of working for North Halifax Partnership. For more information, please contact Nicola Earnshaw 01484 714768 or nicola.earnshaw@nhpltd.org.uk

  • Wellholme Park Children’s centre 19th January 2022 – 4.30pm – 6.30pm
  • Innovations Children’s Centre 20th January 2022 – 5pm – 7pm

Looking forward to meeting you 😊

If you would like to come and see us in action please get in touch, details are on our website: www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

 

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.

VSI Alliance Update 7 January 2022

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

 

The latest VSI alliance News & Events circular brings you information on local surveys, training opportunities, police updates, available seminars and as ever, funding options, job vacancies and volunteering opportunities.

Read the updates here

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

Level 4 Public health intelligence apprenticeship vacancies

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The Directors of Public Health across all 15 local authorities in the Yorkshire and Humber region have collaborated to set up the Louise Brewins Programme, an innovative training scheme for Public Health Intelligence Analysts. Wakefield Metropolitan District Council offers this opportunity to be one of the first trainees on this exciting new scheme.

There are two posts available. Subject to confirmation, one trainee will complete placements in Wakefield Metropolitan District Council (based in Wakefield) then Bradford Metropolitan District Council (Bradford) and one trainee will complete placements in Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council (Huddersfield) and Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council (Halifax).

Salary is £18,933

Closing date: 21 January 2022

 

Interviews are due to take place in mid-February with a start date of May

 

Further details and application form can be found here https://wamdcli.webitrent.com/wamdcli_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=aVFK113394&WVID=1R0q139950&LANG=USA

VSI Alliance Update 17 December 2021

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

 

Welcome to this weeks’ VSI alliance News & Events. Find information for emergency food support during the Christmas period, coronavirus information, funding options as well as volunteering and job opportunities.

Read the updates here

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

North Halifax Partnership recruiting – 2 posts

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Advanced Administrator (Family Learning Team)

Marketing and Communications Manager

 

North Halifax Partnership is a community-led charity with a purpose to support individuals from cradle to grave, and to carry out activities which relieve poverty and disadvantage, promote health and wellbeing, and strengthen communities.

We deliver children’s centres and family support services; a Staying Well service to tackle loneliness and isolation; Ovenden and Mixenden Initiative help people into employment and training, provide youth activity and diversionary projects and deliver activities that make the community safer, cleaner, greener and more cohesive.

Advanced Administrator, Family Learning Team

30 hours per week
£15,642 per annum (actual)
Permanent Post

We are looking to appoint an individual with good organisational skills and a structured work ethic to administer all aspects of the family learning programme, predominantly working across the Children’s Centre reach areas which will include travel.  We are currently able to offer some home working opportunities for the successful post holder.

More information : Advanced Administrator

Marketing and Communications Manager

37 hours per week
£31,000 per annum

We are looking to appoint an individual to lead the development and implementation of the NHP communications and Marketing strategy in line with NHP strategic aims and objectives

More information : Marketing and Communications Manager

Online LAB Confidence, Communication and Teamwork course

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We have all faced uncertain situations this year. This is a time for re – assessment: take 2 weeks to ‘re-boot’, develop confidence for online learning, for any group or potentially challenging situation such as interviews.

Calderdale Adult Learning has teamed up with award -winning Proper Job Theatre Company again to offer the LAB Project Online. For those who want to start making that first move back to training or work, the online LAB Confidence, Communication and Teamwork course may be ideal. LAB Online uses drama and media communication techniques to develop confident communication skills for interviews and work – online and off.

LAB Online – 21  January – 4 February

Class Hours – 10 am – 1pm

Venue: Online

This 2 week online course offers a nationally recognised qualification in Communication and Team work for Further Learning and Employment.

For enquiries or to book a registration appointment please contact Phoebe. Phoebe@properjob.org.uk  Mobile:  07716638757

 

To see the Proper Job leaflet, click here.