Job Vacancy:

Employment Services – Building Better Opportunities

Looking for the chance to positively improve the lives of families in Calderdale?

Then this is how you could do it . . .

 Trainee Family Mentor: 37 hours per week | Calderdale

£16,301.57 per annum, 1 year fixed term contract

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Trainee Family Mentor committed to working with people from a wide range of backgrounds, improving their opportunities and increasing aspiration within areas of deprivation across Calderdale.

Working with the entire family unit, the ideal person must possess excellent people skills. To be suitable for this role you must be able to communicate with a diverse range of communities and individuals from across the Calderdale borough.

No experience is necessary; however, experience of working within a community setting and with people from disadvantaged groups would be an advantage.

Halifax Opportunities Trust is committed to safer recruitment policies and practices. This includes appropriate DBS (disclosure & barring) checks for all, ensuring references are taken up and adequate training on safeguarding adults.

Closing date for applications is Friday 27th October @ 5:00pm

Interviews will be held w/c: 30th October 2017

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact

Lisa Connelly lisa.connelly@regen.org.uk or call 01422 347392.

For an application form, please contact Bridget Blayney-Simpson on 01422 399504 or recruitment@regen.org.uk

Walk for Wellbeing: Autumnal wander through Sowerby Bridge with an allotment treat!

Join Healthy Minds on 25th October 2017 for a walk for wellbeing at Sowerby Bridge nature reserve, allotment visit with pumpkin treats and hot drink to finish!

Meet at Sowerby Bridge outdoor market at 1.00pm. From here we will catch the 579 bus to Healthy Minds allotment up the road. After having a look around the allotment we will start a short walk mainly downhill combined with a visit Milner Royd Nature Reserve at Sowerby Bridge. We will finish at St.Paul’s church in Sowerby Bridge for allotment grown pumpkin treats and warm drinks.