Vacancies


Communication & Recruitment Officer

Reporting to: Co-ordinator, Fundraising & Communication

Hours: 37.5

Salary; £17,296

Holidays: 33 days including 8 public holidays

Location: Manchester

You will assist the Co-ordinator of Fundraising and Communication to deliver the L’Arche UK Communication & Recruitment Strategies.  Most of your work will be digital and will include aspects of communication, recruitment and fundraising.  The primary focus of this new role is to set up and maintain the L’Arche UK communication, recruitment and alumni programmes.

Main Responsibilities

Website

  • Transferring and re-writing, where necessary the content from the current onto the new L’Arche UK website
  • Developing a good practical understanding of the website CMS to the level where you can share your knowledge with others

Photography

  • Organising the L’Arche UK photograph library
  • Establishing and holding permissions to use photographs
  • Commissioning new photography

L’Arche UK Digital Communication Calendar

  • Creating and maintaining the Communication calendar
  • Maintaining social media accounts
  • Keeping abreast of all UK and International social media activity

Recruitment

  • You will feed into and implement a recruitment marketing campaign to attract assistants to L’Arche including. The campaign is likely involve multiple digital platforms.  It may also include events and print media.
  • To create and implement an internal communication plan to engage current assistants with L’Arche in the UK and International.
  • To create, implement and market an Alumni scheme.

Fundraising & Communication Team

  • To be a proactive and collaborative member of the central fundraising & communication team
  • To take an active part in team meetings
  • To be regularly supervised
  • To liaise with UK and international leadership and finance teams
  • To ensure all work is carried out in accordance with current legislation, the Fundraising Regulator Code of Fundraising Practice, and L’Arche policy
  • To assume other duties from time to time as requested by the Co-ordinator.

Applicants should send a CV and letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) explaining why they think they may be suitable for the post and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to fundraising@larche.org.uk by 28th August. Interviews will be held on in Manchester on the 7th of September.


Major Donor Officer - South

Reporting to: Co-ordinator, Fundraising & Communication

Hours: 37.5. You will occasionally be required to attend meetings outside office hours.

Salary; £25,358 plus inner London weighting if appropriate pro rata

Holidays: 33 days including 8 public holidays

Location: TBC – you will be required to spend an average of 2 days per month in Manchester. You will be required to travel occasionally, sometimes abroad.

Applicants should send a CV , letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) explaining why they think they may be suitable for the post and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to fundraising@larche.org.uk by 31st August 2017. Interviews will be held in London on Sept 14th or 15th.


Relationships are at the heart of L’Arche and at the heart of our fundraising strategy. This role is part of a collaborative fundraising team you will deliver targets together for ‘One L’Arche’, across local, national and international boundaries when possible. All contact with new and existing major gift prospects and donors is managed and targeted through the team. This is a role with multiple touch points across L’Arche UK and International. You will be required to be an ambassador for L’Arche and to communicate the ideas that underpin the organisation, it’s impacts and strategy in a compelling way.

You will be successful in your role if you develop lasting relationships that significantly contribute to growing our income from high net worth individuals.

Main Responsibilities

  • As part of the Major Gifts team; to identify, build and steward relationships with a mix of new and existing major donors and prospects to meet an annual target of c£1M
  • To contribute to preparing fundraising case for supports
  • To prepare individual reports for donors on the impact of their gifts
  • All aspects of administration relating to this work including the drawing down of pledges
  • To attend the L’Arche UK Development Council of
  • You will liaise on behalf of L’Arche UK with La Ferme and Association Jean Vanier
  • To attend monthly fundraising meetings in Manchester
  • To liaise with Communities to arrange donor visits

Fundraising Team

  • To be a proactive and collaborative member of the central fundraising team
  • To take an active part in team meetings
  • To be regularly supervised
  • To liaise with UK and international and leadership and finance teams
  • To ensure all work is carried out in accordance with current legislation, the Fundraising Regulator Code of Fundraising Practice, and L’Arche policy
  • To assume other duties from time to time as requested by the Co-ordinator

Legacy Officer

Reporting to: TBC

Hours: This is a fixed term post with flexible hours

Salary; £23,838-£25,358 pro rata depending on experience

Holidays: 33 days including 8 public holidays

Location: Manchester


Relationships are at the heart of L’Arche and at the heart of our fundraising strategy. This role is part of a collaborative fundraising team that delivers targets together for ‘One L’Arche’, across local, national and international boundaries when possible. All contact with new and existing major gift prospects and donors is managed and targeted through the team.

You will be successful in your role if you develop lasting relationships that significantly contribute to growing our income.

Main Responsibilities

  • To propose a UK wide legacy fundraising strategy for L’Arche UK, which forms part of the overall fundraising strategy and takes into account national/local relationships, the culture of the organisation and builds on the legacy work done so far
  • To communicate the agreed strategy to all stakeholders
  • To create and implement an action plan that delivers the strategy within budget in an agreed time-frame
  • All aspects of legacy marketing administration
  • All aspects of legacy administration including maintaining all legacy associated planning and records on the Donor Strategy Database

Fundraising & Communication Team

  • To be a proactive and collaborative member of the central fundraising & communication team
  • To take an active part in team meetings
  • To be regularly supervised
  • To liaise with UK and international and leadership and finance teams
  • To assume other duties from time to time as requested by the Co-ordinator.

Applicants should send a CV and letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) explaining why they think they may be suitable for the post and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to fundraising@larche.org.uk by 28th August 2017. Interviews will be held in Manchester on 7th September.


Vacancies with L'Arche Bognor Regis

Administrative Officer

37.5 hours per week - salary: £18,745

L’Arche Bognor Regis is a vibrant and diverse ecumenical Christian Community based in Bognor Regis for almost 40 years. We are committed to supporting people with learning disabilities in achieving their full potential in both residential and day services.

This key role involves working alongside the existing administrative officer to;

  • ensure the effective administration of communication both within the community and with external partners
  • help coordinate events across the year and assist in the marketing of l’Arche Bognor Regis locally
  • source, coordinate and support volunteers
  • guarantee effective local fundraising and support the administration of finance tasks
  • support processes around recruitment
  • undertake administrative duties such as minute-taking and report-writing, helping to manage a busy office environment

Key skills required:

  • Effective organiser – of time, information and self
  • Clear communicator
  • Experience of administrative work
  • Desire to be a member of an ecumenical, Christian community and uphold the values of l’Arche

Do you have these qualities?

Deadline for applications is Monday 28th August, 2017 with interviews to be held on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th September.

To apply please download and complete this application pack

Any queries please contact Lesley Kovacs at Enquiries@larchebognor.org.uk


Live-out Male Care Assistants

L’Arche is a vibrant, faith-based charity supporting people with learning disabilities in and around Bognor Regis, in residential, supported living and day services.

We are looking to employ a full time or two part time Live-out Male Care Assistants.

Salary Band between £7.50 ph and £7.85 ph depending on experience. We provide excellent induction, training and pension.

The role involves working within a team which will support six people with learning disabilities living in one of our Registered Care Homes called Jericho House.

The current supported people with learning disabilities living in the house expressed a desire to have someone “caring, kind and helpful”, “does the job properly”, someone who can be “helpful and wants to go with us on the house retreat”, ”someone “responsible and can keep track of the diary”. Could this be you?

Key skills:

  • to be passionate about enabling people with learning disabilities to grow and able to offer person centred support
  • be a strong communicator
  • possess a desire to be a member of an ecumenical, Christian community

It is desirable that you have at least one year experience of supporting people with learning disabilities or another vulnerable group. A clean, current UK or EU driving licence is desirable.

You would need to be eligible to work in the UK.

Applications to be submitted by Monday, 21st of August 2017, 9.00 am with interviews taking place the following week.

To apply please download and complete this application pack

Any queries please contact Carmen Benea at Assistants.Bognor@larche.org.uk or on 01243 872081


Vacancy with L'Arche Manchester

Day activity and volunteer co-ordinator

Full time, permanent role, £23,838
Closing date 5pm Friday 25th August 2017


Do you have a passion for ensuring people with disabilities live fulfilled lives? Do you want to help lead a community that builds creative opportunities for people with learning disabilities to truly belong in society?


L’Arche Manchester is 4 years old. Over the next 2 years we will grow to be 3 times as big as we are today. This is an opportunity to join the leadership team in this exciting time of growth and change.


L’Arche Manchester is more than just a service provider - we’re a faith-based community of people with and without learning disabilities with a goal of helping every member of our community live happy and socially, emotionally, spiritually fulfilling lives. Proud to be part of an international federation of L’Arche communities across the world, we are also deeply rooted in our home city of Manchester.


We’re now looking for someone to lead the development of our daytime activities, centred around our new Hive Community Kitchen. You will also be responsible for the recruitment and support of our volunteer helpers across the community.


As a member of our leadership team you will be part of our planned growth in the coming years as we open our new houses. Our current house offers supported accommodation to 4 people with learning disabilities but our second and third houses will open in the next 12 months. It’s going to be a busy year!


We’re looking for people with knowledge and experience of supporting people with learning disabilities in work-based activities and therapeutic workshops, but far more important is an enthusiasm for our values and the ability to inspire and lead others.


Applicants are asked to send a CV and a letter of less than two sides of A4, outlining why you feel you meet the person specification for this role. The closing date is 5pm Friday 25th August 2017 and interviews will be held in the first week of September.

Download the application pack here

Applications should be sent to: manchester@larche.org.uk

You can see just some of what we do on our website www.larche.org.uk/manchester


If you would to like hear more before applying, you can contact our Community Leader, Kevin Coogan on kevin.coogan@larche.org.uk or on 07714 397333.


Vacancy with L'Arche Liverpool

Care and Support Worker

Role Summary:

  • To work and live in accordance with the values in the Charter of L'Arche where each person is valued and encouraged to build relationships with one another and to develop their own potential for growth.
  • To help facilitate and enable all household members in creating a home and enabling them to maximise their independence through the acquisition of new skills and increased social integration.

Responsible to: Team Leader / Locality Manager

Salary Range : £7.50 - £7.85 per hour dependent on qualifications

Hours: A full time position is 37.5hrs per week

Holidays (inclusive of bank holidays): 28days in the first year, rising to 33 days from the second year

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Personal care and support of people with learning disabilities:
  • Supporting individuals in their leisure, social, practical, physical and spiritual needs.
  • Helping people with physical needs may include some aspects of moving and handling.
  • Ensuring the development of individuals ability to make choices and enabling them to increase their independence.
  • Developing relationships, assisting in celebrations and supporting the spiritual life so that there is an atmosphere of welcome and friendship. The growth in new friendships will respect the professional responsibilities of support, which assistants carry.
  • To ensure that People with Learning Disabilities are supported to build and maintain relationships outside the community and participate in wider community goals and where possible make an active contribution.
  • To support people in Employment and Education / Volunteering opportunities as appropriate and in accordance with the professional boundaries of support.
  • Care of the individuals home: Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities to grow in their independent living skills.
  • Completion of all necessary care and support records and security checks as required.
  • Attending and participating in team meetings, and any other meetings as requested including Supervision and Appraisals.
  • Administration: Carrying out delegated responsibilities for tasks such as record keeping, report writing, medication, First Aid and Fire Safety.
  • To communicate clearly with families, visitors and other professionals.
  • Training and Formation: Successful completion of all training and formation deemed appropriate by L’Arche.
  • Statutory Regulations: To comply with all the Health and Safety regulations and good practice of the same.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, evenings, bank holidays and to do sleep-ins on a flexible basis.
  • General: To perform any other duties commensurate with the post.
  • Duties and priorities may vary in accordance with Community priorities.

Conditions:

  • All Support Workers are invited but not required to attend Community activities unless they are supporting a Person with Learning Disabilities to participate.
  • Successful completion of the three month probationary period is essential for confirmation in post.
  • Subject to fully enhanced DBS disclosure.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the UK.
  • At least one form of photographic identification, proof of address and any relevant qualifications must be presented at interview.

APPLY

PLEASE NOTE: You cannot save the above online application form. If you would like to come back to your application later, or if you have any problems filling out the form then please download and complete the following Word document:

Job application – Word document

We also need you to download and complete the following equal opportunties PDF document:

Equal opportunities – PDF document

Both completed documents can be emailed to liverpoolrecruitment@larche.org.uk


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