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SALVATION ARMY: Referrals Officer (FTC)

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Wed, 13/08/2014 - 00:00
£22,669 per annum: SALVATION ARMY: The Salvation Army is a Prime Contractor managing the provision of accommodation and support for adult victims of human trafficking, across England and Wales, on behalf of the Home Office and we are looking for a Referrals Officer to join our team. Birmingham, West Midlands

CREATIVE SUPPORT: Relief Registered Nurse

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Wed, 13/08/2014 - 00:00
£12.50ph plus accrued holiday credit: CREATIVE SUPPORT: Providing short term support for individuals with complex needs in our Telford service on a relief basis Telford, Shropshire

CREATIVE SUPPORT: Registered Nurse

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Wed, 13/08/2014 - 00:00
Up to £25,783pa based on experience: CREATIVE SUPPORT: To provide short term residential support to people with complex needs in our Telford service Telford, Shropshire

TEACH FIRST: Event Programme Officer

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Wed, 13/08/2014 - 00:00
£28,050 + benefits (£31,510 after probation): TEACH FIRST: This is an exciting role for an events wiz to get stuck in and ensure the success of the Teach First programme of events in the West Midlands. Join us and help ensure that no child’s educational success is limited by their socio-economic background. One Victoria Square

SANDWELL COUNCIL OF VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS: Creative Director

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Wed, 13/08/2014 - 00:00
£34,894 - £40,254 per annum: SANDWELL COUNCIL OF VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS: The Black Country Creative People and Places Consortium is seeking a Creative Director with knowledge of the professional arts and community sector, creative vision and a wide breadth of experience and expertise in managing large programmes of work. West Bromwich

PROSPECTUS: Street Fundraising Manager - Birmingham

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Tue, 12/08/2014 - 00:00
£26,722: PROSPECTUS: A leading humanitarian organisation is currently looking for an ambitious individual to join as Street Fundraising Manager. Birmingham, West Midlands

NETWORX: Head of Registered Care

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Tue, 12/08/2014 - 00:00
£30,000: NETWORX: You will develop and facilitate the development of quality standards of practice to a level A requirement under the CQC regulatory system. Birmingham

CREATIVE SUPPORT: Waking Night Support Worker

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Tue, 12/08/2014 - 00:00
Up to £8.33ph based on experience inc of night supplement: CREATIVE SUPPORT: Supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs in Dudley on a waking night basis Dudley, West Midlands

Calls for clarity on charity lobbying guidance

Sector News - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 13:42

Civil Society Media has a number of articles about issues around the Lobbying Act, which comes into play from 19th September. A sector meeting with the Electoral Commission last week (5th August) to discuss the guidance it had issued led to a “heated exchange” and the regulator tried, but failed, to clarify the guidance, according to ACEVO, the chief executives group.

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Sector role in offender services commissioning

Sector News - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 13:32

Clinks, the body supporting organisations that work with offenders and their families, has published ‘More Than A Provider: The role of the voluntary sector in the commissioning of offender services’. It is based on interviews with frontline organisations over the course of a year, commissioners and a discussion workshop to hear from both providers and commissioners.

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Recognising Change Makers

Sector News - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 13:26

The Change Makers is a celebration of individuals who have made a difference – the founders of brilliant, innovative initiatives that over the last 5 years have had a big social impact. Run by Do Something Brilliant, from Community Channel, and The Sunday Times, those selected for the award will be profiled in the newspaper and feature in a further forty newspapers around the world. The prize also includes communications support from The Sunday Times and Media Trust, £1000 cash to put towards the winning innovation and national television coverage on Community Channel.

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Putting UK at forefront of a Better Web

Sector News - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 13:16

A new report from Charles Leadbeater, chair of the Nominet Trust, argues that the internet is in danger of failing to live up to its potential to improve people’s lives. A Guardian article also says that the Better Web report points to progress being made by charities and social enterprises as reason for optimism – read ‘ “We need the Mary Beard prize for women online” author claims’ at http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/07/charles-leadbeater-mary-beard-prize-women-internet-nominet

A further Guardian article based on the report takes a look at a few examples, http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/07/charles-leadbeater-internet-not-doomed-better-web. Or download the ‘Better Web’ provocation paper (pdf, 184KB) from http://www.nominettrust.org.uk/sites/default/files/NT%20A%20Better%20Web.pdf.

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Direct marketing code focus on personal data sharing

Sector News - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 13:04

From Out-law.com: Companies buying personal data from third parties to use in direct marketing campaigns must “satisfy themselves” that data was “properly sourced, permissioned and cleaned”, according to a new industry code developed by the Direct Marketing Association.

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THE CHILDRENS SOCIETY-2: Children's Centre Worker

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 11:12
£16,133 - £17,029 pro-rata: THE CHILDRENS SOCIETY-2: Children's Centre WorkerChildren's Centre Worker Children’s Centre Worker Based in North Solihull £16,133 - £17,029 pro-rata (35 hours per week) The Children’s Society are currently undertaking a Pay and Grading review – as a

CREATIVE SUPPORT: Volunteer Befriender

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 00:00
Voluntary Basis: CREATIVE SUPPORT: Befriending individuals with dementia in our Dudley respite service on a voluntary basis Dudley, West Midlands

CREATIVE SUPPORT: Relief Floating Support Worker

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 00:00
£7.10ph plus accrued holiday credit: CREATIVE SUPPORT: Supporting individuals with learning disabilities and physical/sensory support needs in Dudley and Wolverhampton Dudley, West Midlands

CREATIVE SUPPORT: Garden Pathways Mentor

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 00:00
Up to £13,904pa based on experience and qualifications: CREATIVE SUPPORT: Coaching trainees to maintain and clear gardens for people living in the Dudley community Dudley, West Midlands

CREATIVE SUPPORT: Floating Support Worker

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Mon, 11/08/2014 - 00:00
Up to £7.13ph based on experience: CREATIVE SUPPORT: Supporting individuals with learning disabilities in the Dudley area Dudley, West Midlands

Initial results for first social impact bond

Sector News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:02

The Peterborough Prison Social Impact Bond, launched in 2010 as the first such bond in the UK, has published its initial results. A ten per cent reduction in re-offending was needed to trigger a payment to investors at this stage, but it achieved 8.4%. This rate still means a later payment will be due, if it continues.

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Ten step sector guide on independence referendum

Sector News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:51

Following a series of seminars that it hosted on how the independence debate would impact on charities, Carnegie UK Trust has created a ten step guide designed to be shared widely across the sector. http://www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/blog/july-2014/ten-steps-for-charities-and-the-indyref.

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