Impact Housing Association Ltd

£25,536 - £28,371 yearly
Impact Housing Association Ltd Impact Housing Association, Nook Street, Workington, UK
18 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Neighbourhood Assistant (Full-Time – 37 hours per week) Base of Work: Neighbourhood Team – West Cumbria, Workington Salary - £25,536 p.a. - £28,371 p.a.   A vacancy has arisen for a Neighbourhood Assistant in the Neighbourhood Team, based in West Cumbria. The Neighbourhood Assistant is an important part of the Team and the post will assist in the delivery of an excellent Neighbourhood Service. The main duties include:   Assisting the Neighbourhood Officers to allocate and let Impact’s homes in the West and across Cumbria where required. This involves placing adverts on the County Wide Cumbria Choice system, assisting with shortlisting, viewing with applicants and carrying out a range of tasks associated with the allocation and letting of Impact’s homes. This would include tenancy visits in people’s homes where required and so involves travel throughout West Cumbria Assisting with the delivery of Impact’s Anti-Social Behaviour Service. This would include effectively logging reports to Impact’s IT system, carrying out initial interviews with the people involved and following up end of case closure with satisfaction interviews. General administration and support to the Neighbourhood Officers in the West. Assisting with the delivery of the effective estate management of Impact’s homes and communities. This will include supporting the Officers to carry out estate and scheme walkabouts and visits, the development and management of local offers and plans and the administration of this process.   The post will also include assisting in the whole range of housing services that the Neighbourhood Team delivers; so we are looking for someone with excellent team working skills, the ability to work on their own initiative, good IT and administrative skills as well as having outstanding customer service skills and be able to manage a busy workload. The post will involve some out of hours working and Impact operates a flexible working system to manage this expectation.   The post holder must have a current valid driving licence and access to a car for business purposes.   Closing date: Monday 7th May 2018 Interviews: Monday 14th May 2018   For details about this post and to apply, please visit our website at www.impacthousing.org.uk and follow the link to our online recruitment system. If you would like an informal chat about the post, please contact Stephen Wilson the Neighbourhood Manager on 07834320188. If you experience any problems with this please telephone 01900 842145. Please note CV’s will not be considered/acknowledged.
Impact Housing Association Ltd The Oval Centre, Salterbeck Drive, Salterbeck, Workington, UK
18 Apr, 2018
Part Time
Level 2 Gym Instructor Part-time: 30 hours per week Hours of work are on a rota basis and include evenings Base of Work: Oval Centre, Salterbeck Salary: £9.05 per hour   We are seeking an experienced Gym Instructor, at Level 2 or above, to drive and deliver the highest level of customer service within The Oval Gym.   The Gym is within the Oval Centre which is based on Salterbeck, Workington and is very much a community gym.   You will be there to provide a motivating environment within which the customer’s individual health and fitness goals can be met, whilst demonstrating excellent customer care, communication skills and a sound knowledge base.   Closing date: Monday 30th April 2018 Interviews: Wednesday 9th May 2018   For details about this post and to apply, please visit our website at www.impacthousing.org.uk and follow the link to our online recruitment system. If you experience any problems with this please telephone 01900 842145. Please note CV’s will not be considered/acknowledged.
£25,536 - £28,371 yearly
Impact Housing Association Ltd Carlisle, UK
13 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Job Purpose   To manage and support the development of all aspects of IFS North and Re Vamp, including the development and maintenance of a recycling centre in on site, in line with the new Business Plan.   To take responsibility for the management of the set budget for IFS North and Re Vamp.   To support the development of the IFS service as a whole in line with the new Business Plan.   To support the development of training programmes and to maximise opportunities for training, employment and life skills to adults and young people which improve their future opportunities at IFS North.     Valued Behaviours   The Valued Behaviours for all staff throughout the Association are attached separately.     Key Responsibilities   To be responsible for embedding a positive, dynamic, vibrant and creative culture and atmosphere throughout the service.  To be a motivational leader providing full line management and support for all staff. To ensure IFS North offers a range of affordable, good quality products and services. To work closely with the Logistics Manager to ensure all collections and deliveries are completed efficiently. To develop and promote the Re Vamp project county wide.    To ensure that the IFS warehouse and vehicles operate in strict accordance with policy, procedure and risk assessments. To ensure that all licences and necessary compliance methods are in place. To be responsible for the control of monies received against sales, the completion of all month end accounts and the recording and submission of all relevant statistical data. To be responsible for performance ensuring sales targets are achieved and that expenditure does not exceed budget limits. To manage budgets, business plans and to be responsible for financial reporting. To be responsible for data collection and preparation of reports as required. To be responsible for providing high quality customer care for members of the public and organisational representatives. To provide (or oversee provision of) supervision, training, support and guidance of all volunteers/ people on work or community placements. To adopt a value for money approach to service delivery identifying areas where we can work differently to make improvements and efficiencies. To comply with all external programmes, with health and safety, funding and legislative requirements. To assist the Social Enterprise Manager with the implementation of effective and efficient policies, procedures and systems to manage, monitor and evaluate all IFS operations. To provide advice and support to the Social Enterprise Manager on strategy, policy and financial issues in order to solve problems identify/deliver service improvements and manage risk. To work with the Social Enterprise Manager to develop and monitor an Annual Plan that sets out IFS’s priorities for the year and shows how the service will help to deliver against Impact’s Business Plan, utilising the SHAIP Performance Management system to inform reports and evidence progress. To develop the IFS North service in line with the new business plan and Impact’s key priority of tackling poverty, maximising the opportunities that arise from IFS’s goals of affordability, quality and opportunity. To represent IFS and Impact by attending meetings with external organisations where appropriate. To contribute positively to wider, organisational strategies and aspirations, including Managers meetings, training courses and in review activities. To work with internal business support managers to ensure the best use of organisational resources.   General   To attend and actively participate in team meetings (where appropriate), line managements, appraisals, training and Impact mandatory events. To be an active and effective member of the team. To take a full and positive role in training courses as and when required. To undertake their duties in a manner that takes care of your own health & safety and that of others who may be affected.       To co-operate with Impact so that Impact can fulfil its duties under health & safety legislation. To undertake health and safety duties in line with all Impact’s Health & Safety policies and arrangements; in particular carrying out and reviewing risk assessments relevant to your service provision and locations and implementing relevant control measures.       To work flexibly and collaboratively with other staff and partners to ensure delivery of an excellent and seamless service. To work at all times to achieve the key requirements of Impact’s Blueprint and Customer Offer, as appropriate.       To undertake all duties in accordance with Impact’s Diversity Policy and all other relevant policies and procedures. Any other duties as are reasonably required within the general nature and level of the post as agreed with the line manager.    
£21,228 yearly
Impact Housing Association Ltd Workington, UK
13 Apr, 2018
Full Time
This post is part funded by the European Social Fund and matched by The Big Lottery Fund.   Job Purpose   To manage a caseload of participants and provide them with 1:1 support, helping them overcome barriers to employment by signposting into existing and new services as well as supporting them to access training, job search and employment. To work closely with participants, and support them through every stage of their journey, enabling them to address their barriers, realise their aspirations and achieve their goals. To work closely with other staff within the partnership who will be providing health, financial and digital inclusion activities to identify which activities are most suitable for each participant and provide support to enable them to access these activities. Valued Behaviours   The Valued Behaviours for all staff throughout the Association are attached separately.       Key Responsibilities   To undertake participant eligibility assessments and registration onto the programme and to maintain participant confidentiality of sensitive information at all times. To develop with participants, action plans with clear goals, identify barriers and aspirations, measures to overcome/achieve these and regularly review progress using the Outcome Star Tool. To support participants to access existing services to enable them to overcome barriers to gaining employment and attend sessions if required.  To support participants to develop appropriate professional and personal relationships. To work with participants to encourage them to maintain healthy lifestyles and make positive choices. To provide information, advice & guidance to support participants with job search, mock interviews and job matching. To match participants with volunteering opportunities both within and out of the partnership. To actively promote participants to potential employers. To be proactive and look for solutions to enable participants to attain their goals.  To promote participants to colleges and training providers and assist in the placement of participants into further education and training.  To ensure performance management systems are accurate and up to date and provide relevant reports when required.  To integrate, share knowledge and spread best practice with other Key Workers, staff and partners across the Groundwork partnership.  To work as part of a team, attend team meetings with Groundwork partners.  To ensure compliance with Building Better Opportunities funding requirements.  To work in a way that contributes to the continuous improvement of the programme.  General   To attend and actively participate in team meetings (where appropriate), line managements, appraisals, training and Impact mandatory events. To be an active and effective member of the team. To take a full and positive role in training courses as and when required. To undertake your duties in a manner that takes care of your own health & safety and that of others who may be affected.  To co-operate with Impact so that Impact can fulfil its duties under health & safety legislation. To be aware of all health & safety requirements that are relevant to your work and that are set out in Impact’s Health & Safety policies and arrangements; in particular to co-operate with your manager by working in accordance with the relevant risk assessments and using the necessary control measures. To work flexibly and collaboratively with other staff and partners to ensure delivery of an excellent and seamless service. To work at all times to achieve the key requirements of Impact’s Blueprint and Customer Offer, as appropriate. To undertake all duties in accordance with Impact’s Diversity Policy and all other relevant policies and procedures.  Any other duties as are reasonably required within the general nature and level of the post as agreed with the line manager.