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Position: Support Worker
Salary: £20,820 - £21,708 per annum
Locations: Roles available in Ballymena, Larne, Armagh, Lisburn, and throughout Northern Ireland
Hours: Rotational shift pattern, averaging 35 hours per week, including evenings, weekends, and waking nights

Benefits:

  • Pension (auto enrolment) and Death in Service benefit of 2 x salary
  • Health Shield Benefit providing access to valuable cash benefits and services
  • Benenden Health – Private Health Care paid for by the organization
  • Holidays - 25 days per year, increasing annually up to 30 days
  • Bank & Public Holidays paid at premium rates
  • Additional Hours paid at time and a quarter
  • Other Benefits include occupational sick pay, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, career breaks, and thorough accredited induction training

About Our Client: Happy Jobs NI is proud to partner with Northern Ireland’s leading homeless charity. Our client's mission is to end homelessness for those who need their help. They offer specialist support services across Belfast and Northern Ireland, including homelessness prevention, accommodation services, health, well-being, practice development, and young people's support services.

Job Purpose: As part of a dedicated team, provide effective 24-hour support to individuals accessing our services, including hostels, family, and remote support units.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the needs of service users are effectively met, promoting independence and development.
  • Undertake assessments and develop outcome-based support plans.
  • Liaise with external agencies to maximize opportunities and integration of services.
  • Act as an advocate for clients, ensuring their involvement in decision-making.
  • Maintain professional boundaries, confidentiality, and accurate data records.

Requirements: Essential Criteria:

  1. Ability to demonstrate core values of non-judgmental, trustworthy, and dedicated.
  2. IT Skills - proficiency in using email, internet, and databases.
  3. NISCC Registered or willing to undergo checks.

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Six months’ recent experience supporting people with complex needs.
  2. Experience in identifying support needs and risk assessment.
  3. Degree in Social Work or studying for one. 

You could be right for this Support Worker position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Case Worker, Homeless Support Worker, Accommodation & Support Officer, Project Worker, Hostel Worker

If you are a seeking a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. To express your interest and learn more about this exciting opportunity, please submit your updated CV outlining your relevant experience and achievements either by applying online or sending your CV to hello@happyjobsni.com alternatively call our team on 028 9099 5808 and we'd be happy to answer any questions you may have on the position.

Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £21,000.00
Job published: 08/04/2024
Job ID: 32942

HappyJobsNI is delighted to be exclusively working alongside WOMEN'STEC to recruit an experienced, professional and driven Head of Operations to join this passionate team at a time of exciting growth.


POST TITLE:                         
Head of Operations

HOURS:                                  35 hours per week (Full-time)
                                              A 4 day week (pro-rata) will be considered

LOCATION:                            WOMEN’STEC, 29 Chichester Avenue, Belfast, BT15 5EH

SALARY:                                 £37,336 - £43,421 (NJC Scale Pt 29 - 35,)
                                              Dependent on experience

RESPONSIBLE TO:              Chief Executive Officer

RESPONSIBLE FOR:            Line management of Programme Delivery Team

TIMESCALE:                          Full-time, permanent


ABOUT WOMEN’STEC:

WOMEN’STEC is a social enterprise based in North Belfast. It was born out of a recognised need for the creation of non-traditional training and employment opportunities for women in industries traditionally associated with men, including construction skills, engineering and IT.

WOMEN’STEC supports unemployed women to address the barriers that prevent them from moving into employment or training and embarking on a career in an industry which is lucrative and filled with opportunities for women. A major aspect of our work also involves changing attitudes and perceptions, both amongst employers and women seeking employment.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

This is a senior management post. The Head of Operations will represent WOMEN’STEC in a professional manner at all times, maintaining and protecting the reputation of the organisation and its services, programmes and initiatives. The Head of Operations will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective management of our service delivery, supporting the programme team to deliver our programmes and services in line with agreed outputs and outcomes. The person appointed must have an understanding of and be supportive of the values and ethos of WOMEN’STEC and the promotion of equality.

Specific Responsibilities: 

1. Service Delivery:

  • Ensure the aims and objectives of WOMEN’STEC are met through service delivery
  • Implement and monitor agreed strategic and operational plans
  • Identify, manage and report on risks and issues as appropriate and resolve operational, contractual and performance issues as they arise, seeking support from the CEO as and when appropriate
  • Develop and oversee volunteer management
  • Contribute to the achievement and implementation of ISO 9001:2015 and other quality systems as appropriate

2. Management and Leadership

  • Oversee the delivery of projects to planned performance and outputs adhering to time, budget commitments and quality specifications
  • Provide direct line management, supervision and leadership to a programme co-ordinators and the workshop manager, including identifying problems and providing assistance and support where necessary, performance management, training and development, holiday and absence management, and disciplinary and grievances, ensuring the delivery of a high quality services to users
  • Undertake Annual Performance Development Reviews and monthly support and supervision meetings
  • Co-ordinate the work of programme staff to ensure a consistent service for users and the delivery of activities as agreed with our funders and partners
  • Carry out and oversee the monitoring and evaluation of all work carried out by WOMEN’STEC, in compliance with specifications outlined by funders
  • In conjunction with the Head of Finance and Resources, compile a written report for Senior Management Team Meetings and to ensure provision of timely accurate reports and information, in conjunction with programme staff, to funders as required
  • Deal with any complaints from WOMEN’STEC users in an efficient and timely manner
  • Practice an open, communicative, coaching and supportive management style that embraces diversity and encourages all employees to reach their full potential
  • Deputise for the CEO when required

3. Communication and Information

  • Ensure strong internal communication with both the Senior Management Team and the Staff Team
  • Prepare regular reports on progress of programme and service delivery activities, outputs and outcomes to the Senior Management Team.
  • Establish and chair regular meetings of the programme team
  • Establish and develop working links with relevant networks and form partnerships with appropriate agencies, community groups and organisations to develop and raise awareness of the services, programmes and initiatives delivered by WOMEN’STEC
  • Act as a senior representative and attend events on behalf of WOMEN’STEC as required

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience of managing the operations or service delivery of a small or medium sized organisation or social enterprise
  • A minimum of three years demonstrable experience of managing and supporting staff
  • Significant experience of successfully building, leading, and working with multiple teams, including setting objectives and managing performance
  • Experience of project management and coordinating programme teams
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating service impact and performance
  • Proficient in the use of databases and information management systems for reporting
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills
  • Effective organisational, prioritisation and time management skills including an ability to plan programmes, develop, monitor and achieve targets within deadlines
  • Strategic thinking and management skills

Desirable Experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO Quality Standards
  • Experience and knowledge of working within the charitable sector
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key issues and challenges experienced by our target beneficiary group
  • Knowledge and understanding of funding bodies

Personal Qualities and Core Competencies

  • Effective leadership: Highly motivated with an ability to lead, motivate, support and develop others to achieve goals whilst maintaining responsibility and accountability
  • Focus on outcomes / management: Strong attention to detail; with the ability to effectively plan and organise work efforts / projects, anticipate issues and overcome obstacles to ensure results are delivered in line with organisational goals and KPIs
  • Building relationships, teamwork and communication: The ability to act as an effective ambassador and team player to build and maintain effective relationships, ensuring appropriate two-way information sharing
  • Sound judgement and decision making: The ability to gather, analyse and evaluate the appropriate information / data to generate solutions, enable effective judgements and decisions to be made to influence or negotiate with others
  • Change and resilience: The ability to use your initiative to think ahead and evolve / implement new opportunities, ensuring their effective management and helping others to adapt within a changing environment

General

  • Willingness to work unsociable hours
  • Full Driving License and ability to travel within Northern Ireland
  • An understanding and be supportive of the values and ethos of WOMEN’STEC and the promotion of equality.

BENEFITS:

  • 25 days annual leave plus 11 statutory days (pro-rata)
  • Benenden Healthcare Cover (upon successful completion of probationary period)
  • Pension scheme (6% employer contribution)
  • Death in Service Insurance
  • Wellbeing initiatives

You could be right for this Head of Operations position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Operations Manager, Operations Director, Operations Coordinator, Chief Operating Officer (COO), General Manager, Business Operations Manager, Director of Operations, Operations Lead, Operations Supervisor, Business Process Manager, Service Delivery Manager or as a Process Improvement Manager

HOW TO APPLY

If you are a seeking a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. To express your interest and learn more about this exciting opportunity, please submit your updated CV outlining your relevant experience and achievements either by applying online or sending your CV to hello@happyjobsni.com alternatively call our team on 028 9099 5808 and we'd be happy to answer any questions you may have on the position.


*Closing date for applications for this role is Friday 19th April at 12pm. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews, in-person at the WOMEN’STEC head office. Provisional interview date TBC.*


Please note:
All applications will be processed upon their receipt and not after the job advert closing date therefore we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role, should this occur the provisional interview date may be brought forward. Therefore if you are interested in the position, we strongly advise submitting your application as early as possible. If you would like to confirm the current application status prior to applying for the role please contact Happy Jobs NI directly at hello@happyjobsni.com or on 02890995808.

Location: Belfast, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Job published: 27/03/2024
Job ID: 32943

HappyJobsNI is delighted to be exclusively working alongside WOMEN'STEC to recruit an organised, professional and driven Finance & Administration Officer to join this passionate team at a time of exciting growth.

POST TITLE:                         Finance & Administration Officer

HOURS:                                 28 hours per week

LOCATION:                           WOMEN’STEC, 29 Chichester Avenue, Belfast, BT15 5EH

RESPONSIBLE TO:              Head of Corporate Services

TIMESCALE:                          Permanent

SALARY:                                £26,421 PRO RATA

ABOUT WOMEN’STEC:

WOMEN’STEC is a social enterprise based in North Belfast. It was born out of a recognised need for the creation of non-traditional training and employment opportunities for women in industries traditionally associated with men, including construction skills, engineering and IT.

WOMEN’STEC supports unemployed women to address the barriers that prevent them from moving into employment or training and embarking on a career in an industry which is lucrative and filled with opportunities for women. A major aspect of our work also involves changing attitudes and perceptions, both amongst employers and women seeking employment.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

This role will support the Head of Corporate Services in the efficient and effective delivery of finance, administration and HR support for WOMEN’STEC.

Specific Responsibilities:

Finance

Maintaining financial records on QuickBooks, including processing invoices, allocating expenditure to budget classification, and collating reports

  • Preparing fortnightly BACS payment runs in line with WOMEN’STEC Financial Procedures.
  • Undertaking monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Supporting the Head of Corporate Services in the effective and efficient procurement of goods and services in line with WOMEN’STEC Financial Procedures and Procurement policy.
  • Liaising with programme staff to ensure that all purchasing, and procurement is in line with programme budgets.
  • Support the Head of Corporate Services with the preparation of quarterly expenditure claims and monitoring returns to funders.
  • Support the Building Futures programme manager with financial expenditure claims and budget management for the programme.
  • Support the Head of Corporate Services with year-end audit requirements.
  • Support the Head of Corporate Services with statutory reporting requirements.

HR Admin

  • Support the Head Corporate Services in ensuring that accurate and timely people information is provided to the senior management team.
  • Administer the Access NI checking process for all relevant staff, tutors and facilitators and keep procedures up to date.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

This role requires excellent attention to detail, an ability to work on your own initiative as well as within a team and a willingness to contribute to the overarching success of WOMEN’STEC. You will have a professional manner with an ability to communicate to a range of different stakeholders. You will be a friendly, approachable, and enthusiastic member of the team who is aligned with the values and ethos of our organisation.

Essential

  • 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above.
  • At least two year’s experience of working in finance role.
  • Knowledge and experience of computer accounting systems.
  • Good planning and organisation skills including attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and balance priorities and use own initiative.
  • Excellent IT skills, including use of electronic communications and proficient in Microsoft Office programmes.
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage a demanding workload and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work within and across teams.

Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience of QuickBooks
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a finance role within the community and voluntary sector

ESSENTIAL SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Understanding and supportive of the values and ethos of WOMEN’STEC and the promotion of equality
BENEFITS:

  • 25 days annual leave plus 11 statutory days (pro-rata)
  • Benenden Healthcare Cover (upon successful completion of probationary period)
  • Pension scheme (6% employer contribution)
  • Death in Service Insurance
  • Wellbeing initiatives

You could be right for this Finance & Administration Officer position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Finance Assistant, Finance Coordinator, Administration Officer, Bookkeeper, Office Manager, Accounts Payable/Receivable or as a Finance Officer.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are a seeking a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. To express your interest and learn more about this exciting opportunity, please submit your updated CV outlining your relevant experience and achievements either by applying online or sending your CV to hello@happyjobsni.com alternatively call our team on 028 9099 5808 and we'd be happy to answer any questions you may have on the position.

*Closing date for applications for this role is Tuesday 16th April at 5pm. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews, in-person at the WOMEN’STEC head office. Provisional interview date Friday 19th April.*


Please note:
All applications will be processed upon their receipt and not after the job advert closing date therefore we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role, should this occur the provisional interview date may be brought forward. Therefore if you are interested in the position, we strongly advise submitting your application as early as possible. If you would like to confirm the current application status prior to applying for the role please contact Happy Jobs NI directly at hello@happyjobsni.com or on 02890995808.

Location: Belfast, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Part-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £26,421.00
Job published: 15/03/2024
Job ID: 32937

Happy Jobs NI is pleased to have been retained by Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful in the search for a proactive and organised Local Environmental Quality Coordinator to join their growing LEQ team. If you're passionate about environmental sustainability and thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment, this could be the role for you.

About Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful:
Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is a forward-thinking charity dedicated to enhancing our environment and communities. From leading local environmental quality initiatives to promoting sustainability, we're committed to creating a greener, cleaner future for all.

About The Role:
As a Local Environmental Quality Coordinator, you'll play a vital role in coordinating and managing a range of environmental quality and certification programs. Working closely with the Local Environmental Quality Manager, you'll ensure the efficient delivery of departmental functions and collaborate with stakeholders to drive positive change.

What You'll Do:

  • Coordination: Coordinate resources and project manage programs to deliver outcomes on time and within budget.
  • Relationship Building: Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, providing thought leadership and achieving objectives.
  • Team Management: Directly manage team members within your area of responsibility, ensuring deliverables are met effectively.
  • Program Oversight: Manage and oversee certification programs, surveys, and assessments, ensuring accurate and timely reporting.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Act as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, responding to inquiries and representing Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful at relevant events and conferences.
  • Support: Support research activities, policy analysis, and ongoing initiatives to drive environmental sustainability.

Why Join KNIB:

  • Impactful Work: Make a difference in environmental education and action.
  • Flexibility: Hybrid working model with 2 days in the Belfast office and opportunities for home and field-based work.
  • 4-Day Working Week: Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is currently trialling a 4 day working week, 30 hours, on full pay, however, please note, this can be withdrawn at any time.
  • Innovative Environment: Collaborate with a diverse team passionate about sustainability.
  • Professional Development: Access Carbon Literacy training and ongoing support for personal growth.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Education/Experience: Degree level education or equivalent experience, or three years relevant experience.
  • Skills: Strong ICT skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience in data collection, analysis, and reporting; working in the voluntary sector; working with local government are desirable.
  • License: Full current driving license and/or access to suitable means of transport.

Knowledge & Understanding:

  • Essential: Knowledge of environmental matters.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of behavior change principles.

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Hours of Business:  

Location: Belfast, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £28,000.00
Job published: 11/03/2024
Job ID: 32933