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

New community safety wardens coming to a local area near you!

 Fifteen new community safety wardens who will soon be patrolling the streets to help keep Calderdale safe, clean and green started their training this week. The Council has increased the number of its wardens to provide a more visible presence in local areas, to help people feel safer and keep the borough looking its best. Keeping Calderdale’s communities safe, clean and green.

Halifax Comedy Festival 2017

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Six venues + over 20 acts = one great Comedy Festival! The Halifax Comedy festival is back for a third year from 20th – 28th October 2017. Tickets are on sale now!

See popular comedians such as Lee Nelson, Rob Rouse, Shazia Mirza, Richard Herring; events from the Fringe such as Barbara Nice, George Egg DIY Cook; sing along with the Rocky Horror Picture Show; the kids have a comedy club to enjoy and even Sooty will be making an appearance!

 

For more information  Call 01422 305959 or visit halifaxcomedyfestival.com

Job vacancy: Senior housing & support officer with Happydays UK.

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ARE LOOKING FOR AN EXPERIENCED

Senior Housing & Support Officer

Happydays UK are looking for a highly organised, compassionate and driven Senior Housing & Support Officer, with experience and knowledge, to deliver high quality person centred services to residents of our group homes in Calderdale and surrounding districts.

Hours:  30 hours per week (to start), includes some weekend and evenings

Salary:  £12.75 per hour, plus agreed expenses

Deadline for application Submissions: 27th October 2017, 5pm

Interviews will be held: 2nd November,  1 – 6pm

 How to apply?

Please email Elaine@happydaysuk.org and request a job pack. This will include an application form to be completed with two personal referees. CV’s are not required.