Director A B&B

LeftCoast are seeking an innovative and dynamic Director to lead on establishing and developing A B&B CIC.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to play a leading role in developing an unusual commercial business which will in turn support and host a creative hub, cafe and programme of creative activities and training. Like a mini arts centre – but in a B&B!

They want to offer this opportunity to a motivated and creative director who is passionate and able to drive forward the capital development and businesses operation as well as being part of a cultural shift on the Fylde Coast.

Come and work with them by the seaside!

Download the  A B&B Director Job Pack for full details.

Download the A B&B DIRECTOR Application Form to apply.

Housing Support Worker

YMCA Supported Housing
Fixed term contract to 30th March 2019
Full-time – 37.5 hours
£8.83 per hour
If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your
fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an
important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.
We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get
involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and seniors at all
levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self esteem and potential in new ways.
YMCA Housing works in collaboration with service users that are in crisis by enabling them to secure and
maintain a safe place to stay. Positive emotional and mental health and wellbeing is fundamental to the growth
and development of an individual, as such YMCA offers a holistic approach, supporting service users to better
manage and improve their situation and to develop the confidence and skills to maintain independent living.
We are looking to recruit a Housing Support Worker to work within the Supported Housing scheme. The
successful candidate will be accountable and responsible for providing housing management support to service
users of the scheme to ensure they have the relevant information and support to successfully manage their
accommodation.
The position will include evening and weekend work, a flexible approach is essential. Previous administration
experience is essential for this position and applicants should be educated to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
The main duties will include:
• To complete sign-ups with service users commencing the service, including full induction and application
for Housing Benefit.
• Support service users to effectively manage their rent accounts, ensuring that housing benefit entitlement
is secured.
• Be responsible for conducting weekly accommodation checks with service users and reporting and
managing repairs to the accommodation.
• Support service users to develop understanding of their rights and responsibilities in a Tenancy and
develop skills to effectively manage their accommodation.
• Monitor and update application process to ensure that applicants and service users are informed about
the service and their responsibilities for the accommodation.
• Be responsible for the sale of tokens to service users and correct financial reporting.
To the successful candidate we offer:
• 28 days annual leave (Pro rata) (including Bank Holidays)
• Flexible working environment
• Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
• An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
• The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the Fylde Coast YMCA’s
equal opportunity procedures.
• Job Share will also be considered
For an application pack on the above role, please e-mail [email protected]
Closing date for applications is Friday 25th May 2018 by 3pm. Applications received after this time will
not be considered.
Please note, that due to the high volume of application we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact
candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of the
closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Youth and Family Support Worker

Young People
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2019
Full-time – 37.5 hours per week
£18,638 Per Annum
If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to
reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are
inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.
We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to
get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and
seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self esteem and potential in new
ways.
As Youth and Family Support Worker you will provide a range of interventions for children and young
people.
The main duties will include:
• To work with children and young people on a one to one basis to identify, assess and explore
any emotional/mental health and wellbeing issues that may affect their ability to live happy and
healthy lives.
• To offer a range of interventions
• To work in partnership with others, to support and enable young people to achieve emotional
health and wellbeing.
• Undertake activities, including home visits, outreach, to make contact and engage referred
children, young people and families.
• To co-ordinate and follow up on all support plan activities, liaising with other agencies such as
schools, voluntary and statutory services as required.
• To ensure the service meets the needs of parents /carers and children and young people and
balances emotional health and family wellbeing with that of safeguarding (child protection).
• With the Team Manager, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service
• Be aware of the safeguarding policy and procedure for children and vulnerable adults and
ensure that the safeguarding of children and young people is given the highest priority in the
work undertaken.
To the successful candidate we offer:
• 28 days annual leave (Pro rata) (including Bank Holidays)
• Flexible working environment
• Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
• An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
• The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the Fylde Coast
YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
• Job Share will also be considered
For an application pack on the above role, please e-mail [email protected]
Closing date for applications is Friday 25th May 2018 by 3pm. Applications received after this
time will not be considered.
Please note, that due to the high volume of application we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact
candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of the
closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Support Officer

YMCA Social Housing – Face to face
Part-time – 20 hours per week
£8.83 per hour
If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an
opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking
individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and
therefore communities.
We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and
welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping
children, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their
self esteem and potential in new ways.
As Support Officer you will develop and maintain the Bond Guarantee Scheme in the
Borough of Fylde, provide a floating Support Service and assist the Housing Manager with
day to day running of the property portfolio and maintain the safety and security of the
scheme, including general housekeeping.
The main duties will include: ~
• To complete assessments with applicants of the Bond Guarantee Scheme, complete
Housing applications, check references and financial eligibility
• To collect rents, monitor arrears and report maintenance repairs and carry out
tenancy visits as and when required by the service.
• To produce and analyse statistical reports.
• To deal with any complaints including Anti-Social behaviour in a timely and
appropriate manner. To liaise with other agencies where necessary.
• Ensure that tenancy files are maintained and all contact with service users is
documented by recording on the Housing Management IT system.
• Conduct regular Health and Safety Checks to all properties and document checks
using association Health and Safety paperwork.
• To be part of on-call arrangements, this includes evening, weekends and bank
holidays.
To the successful candidate we offer:
• 28 days annual leave (pro rata), including Bank Holidays
• Flexible working environment
• Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
• An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your
role
• The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the
Fylde Coast YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
• Job Share will also be considered
For an application pack on the above role, please email [email protected]
Closing date for the role is Friday 25th May 2018 by 3:00pm. Applications submitted
and/or received after this time will not be considered.
Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only
able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage, If you have not
been contacted within 5 days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been
successful on this occasion

Cleaner

YMCA Lancaster
Fixed term contract to 31st May 2019
Part-time – 10 hours per week
Meets National Minimum Wage Requirements
If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to
reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are
inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.
We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to
get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and
seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self esteem and potential in new
ways.
We are currently looking for a Cleaner to ensure that all areas of the building are kept clean and tidy.
Ideally you will have had previous cleaning experience in a corporate or leisure environment.
If you are a team player with excellent organisational and communication skills, work to a high standard
and are quality driven then this role is for you. The job will include early morning starts and will have
some manual aspects, involving lifting and bending and climbing ladders. There will also be a range of
daily heavy duty cleaning tasks, including cleaning of changing rooms and public toilets.
The main duties will include:
• Ensuring all areas of the building are regularly cleaned to a high standard and in a timely
manner.
• Cleaning all areas of the public toilets and changing room facilities.
• Ensuring all areas are hoovered and swept each daily
To the successful candidate we offer:
• 28 days annual leave (Pro rata) (including Bank Holidays)
• Flexible working environment
• Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
• An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
• The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the Fylde Coast
YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
• Job Share will also be considered
For an application pack on the above role, please e-mail [email protected]
Closing date for applications is Friday 25th May 2018 by 3pm. Applications received after this
time will not be considered.
Please note, that due to the high volume of application we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact
candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of the
closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Finance & Administration Assistant

Layton Community House

5 Grenfell Avenue, Blackpool, FY3 7 BP.

Registered Charity No: 1170042

 

Job Title:        Finance & Administration Assistant

Hours:             4 hours a week

Salary:              £10-00 per hour 25 days holiday equivalent + pro rata bank holidays

Job Purpose: The Finance & Administration Assistant will play a key role in contributing to the smooth running of LCH and have responsibility for the financial and administrative duties, including maintaining financial records and payroll duties.  They will be self-reliant, able to use their own initiative and have the ability to prioritise tasks.

 

For Application pack please email: [email protected].  For an informal discussion please telephone 01253 391811

 

Closing Date: 21st May 2018

Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

YMCA Fylde Coast – Young People
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2019
Full-time – 37.5 hours per week
£20,428.26 per annum

If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to
reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are
inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.

We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to
get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and
seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self esteem and potential in new
ways.

As Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner you will provide a range of therapeutic interventions for
children and young people.

The main duties will include: ~
• To work with children and young people on a one to one basis to identify, assess and explore
any emotional/mental health and wellbeing issues that may affect their ability to live happy and
healthy lives.
• To offer a range of therapeutic interventions
• To work in partnership with others, to support and enable young people to achieve emotional
health and wellbeing.
• To use Person Centred, Solution focused and creative and imaginative strategies, to work
alongside parents/carers to develop their skills, knowledge and resilience to meeting the
individual needs of their children.
• To ensure the service meets the needs of parents /carers and children and young people and
balances emotional health and family wellbeing with that of safeguarding (child protection).
• With the Team Manager, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service
• Be aware of the safeguarding policy and procedure for children and vulnerable adults and
ensure that the safeguarding of children and young people is given the highest priority in the
work undertaken.

To the successful candidate we offer:
• 28 days annual leave (Pro rata) (including Bank Holidays)
• Flexible working environment
• Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
• An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
• The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the Fylde Coast
YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
• Job Share will also be considered

For an application pack on the above role, please e-mail [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd May 2018, by 3.00pm.

Please note, that due to the high volume of application we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact
candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of the
closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Support Officer

The Ashley Foundation

Support Officer

Salary £11.500 per hour

Blackpool x 1

The Ashley Foundation is a homelessness charity which offers accommodation with support to vulnerable single homeless people, delivering responsive and innovative support to a wide range of individuals in a variety of challenging situations.

We work closely with people aged 18 years and above who need short term housing related support.  We are looking to fill the following vacancies:

Support Officer x 1: Permanent contract available based at one of our Blackpool hostels.

Ideally you will have experience of working in supported accommodation or a housing management setting.  You will be able to relate purposefully and communicate effectively with people in a manner which shows sensitivity and understanding of their needs. You will have the ability to manage complex and difficult situations in relation to people and demonstrate a non-judgemental approach.

Using your well-developed knowledge of local resources in Blackpool and your understanding of the support needs of vulnerable people, you will play a key role in helping us deliver a first-class service that coaches people to reach their goals following an agreed action plan.

This is an exciting and challenging role, which means you need to be organised to balance several on-going tasks at the same time, whilst understanding the importance of accurate and timely recording.  You will manage your own caseload as part of a supportive team.

You will have excellent organisational skills, enjoy problem solving and be comfortable working to deadlines. You will have good ICT, communication and numeracy skills with a commitment to client involvement.

Come and join one of our knowledgeable, supportive, professional and friendly team providing holistic housing support to single vulnerable persons in need.  You will receive excellent training, regular supervision and plenty of development opportunities together with a competitive salary and good terms and conditions.

You need to be a driver with access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Please phone 01253 297200 or call in at The Ashley Foundation, 81 Abingdon Street, Blackpool, FY1 1PP for an application pack.

Closing date: Wednesday 30th May at 5.00pm.

Hostel Night Duty Supervisor

The Ashley Foundation

Hostel Night Duty Supervisor

£8.75 per hour

Blackpool

The Ashley Foundation is Blackpool’s largest homelessness charity and offers accommodation with support to vulnerable single homeless people.  We are looking to appoint a Night Duty Supervisor to work nights, weekends and bank holidays in our Blackpool hostels.

Ideally you will have experience in working with vulnerable people.  You will have a good understanding of the support needs of homeless people, be non-judgemental in your approach and have good people skills.  You will be willing to go the extra mile and be self-motivated.  You will be able to work alone and under your own initiative.  You will be flexible in your approach to work and able to cover shifts at short notice.

In return we offer an opportunity to join our team of committed and enthusiastic staff, a competitive salary and good terms and conditions.

Please contact our main office on 01253 297200 or at The Ashley Foundation, 81 Abingdon Street, Blackpool, FY1 1PP for an application pack.

Closing date: Wednesday 30th May 2018 at 5.00pm

 

Community Services Manager

Calling all Rehabilitation Officers (VI)

Are you a qualified ROVI, OT or equivalent and ready to take your career to the next level? We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for you.

N-Vision is looking for a highly motivated individual to lead our Community Services Team and enhance the wide variety of rehabilitation and support services we currently provide within the community.

The role of Community Services Manager offers a fantastic opportunity to lead and inspire a committed and passionate team who provide rehabilitation and support services for visually impaired persons and their carers living in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

You will play a key role in supporting the charity to meet its strategic objectives, be an excellent communicator with an approachable nature, and have a proven track record of engaging positively with people with sight loss.

This exciting role is very varied with no two days the same and provides opportunities for personal growth and development.

You will be based in our Low Vision Centre, Bosworth Place, Blackpool.

This is a full time role: 37 hours a week. Monday to Friday.

Salary: £28,500 to £32,500 (negotiable).

If you are interested, wish to find out more and request an application pack please contact Julie Barlow Tel: 01253 403172 or Email [email protected].

Closing Date for Applications is Friday 25th May 2018.