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Care Act Advocate, Manchester Advocacy Hub at Gaddum Centre

Job summary
The Care Act Advocate is responsible to the Advocacy Manager and is responsible for responding to advocacy referrals under the Care Act as necessary.

Job purpose
To provide Independent Care Act advocacy support to people who have substantial difficulty being involved in Care Act processes in line with the Care Act Independent Advocacy Statutory Guidance.

Interviews will be held on Friday 10 August 2018

For informal discussion about the role, contact 0161 834 6069.

Hours: 
35 hours per week with expectation to provide shared duty cover
Salary: 
£20,661 - £24,964 per annum
Location: 
Gaddum Centre, hospital and community settings
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CBT Therapist (IAPT) at Gaddum Centre

Job summary
CBT therapist working within Gaddum’s IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) service, working primarily with clients at step 3 presenting with common mental health issues (but may include occasional step 2 work).

Provision of CBT sessions, and assessments, to clients referred into Gaddum’s IAPT service, working to a fixed term model with clients experiencing severe common mental health difficulties, working flexibly across our delivery sites.

Hours: 
17.5 hours per week, covering four half days and one morning (work pattern will include a Tuesday morning)
Salary: 
£24,954 per annum pro rata
Location: 
Across locations in North, South and Central Manchester, covering Gaddum’s IAPT service
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Inquiry into the Challenge of Care at Home

13 Jul 2018 - 09:37 by michelle.foster

Your opportunity to improve Care at Home services in Greater Manchester. Shared Future CIC

Shared Future CIC are seeking caring professionals to join their innovative Inquiry into Care at Home.

Shared Future CIC are also seeking commissioners, NHS leaders and public health specialists to support the Inquiry Oversight Panel.

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Creative Support befriending opportunities

13 Jul 2018 - 09:35 by michelle.foster

Creative Support provides health and social care for people with support needs across England. Creative Support

A lot of the service users are, in some way, socially isolated, so to help the service users have more social engagement Creative Support have created a befriending referral scheme where service users can refer themselves for a Volunteer Befriender.

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Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture Diabetes Awareness Event

8 August, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00

Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture (CWTC) is hosting the following event to raise awareness of Diabetes and educate people on the facts.

Profesional Speakers will discuss the following topics:
• Basic Awareness of Diabetes (Type 2)
• Risk Factors
• Health risks for South-Asian people
• Treatments for Diabetes
• Healthy eating and exercise
• Health checks

Support is also available in Urdu.

Refreshments will be provided free of charge.

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Support Group Facilitator (Sessional Worker) at Together Dementia Support CIC

Together Dementia Support is seeking an enthusiastic and capable Support Group Facilitator to lead the new Creative Club which will offer art and craft activities to people living with dementia, working in collaboration with professional artists.

The Support Group Facilitator will also plan and lead monthly trips out for younger and/or physically fit members who want to get out into the countryside or to cultural venues.

The post holder will be required to work on Tuesdays when both the group and the monthly trips will take place.

Hours: 
7 hours per week
Salary: 
£13 per hour
Location: 
Manchester
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Community Support Worker at People First

Candidates will need to demonstrate, the ability to build trusting professional relationships with individuals, skills to help people identify their needs and make positive changes, a positive approach, and a willingness to contribute to a highly supportive team ethos, eagerness to contribute to the development of a quality service, understanding of issues of confidentiality and disclosure and experience of working with people at risk of social exclusion.

Hours: 
35 hours per week. 9-5 Monday to Friday
Salary: 
Starting salary from £15,500 per annum
Location: 
Based in office in central Manchester working across the whole of the city
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Shift Leader at Home

‘Home’ is a registered charity and community space, with a lovely little café at the heart of it which opened in March 2015.  Home is located in the centre of Didsbury village in South Manchester, in the entrance space of Emmanuel Church. The café is open five days a week (10 – 5) and serves a full menu of fresh, home-made food and barista coffees and specialty teas. Other than the core Home staff-team the café is run by volunteers – this is key to the vision and ethos, and there are currently around 30 volunteers involved in some way.

Hours: 
20 hours per week
Salary: 
£8,788 pro-rated per annum
Location: 
Manchester
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LGBT Carers have your say

6 Jul 2018 - 09:47 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Carers Network want to know what support information and advice you need.

Manchester Carers Network, a group of 21 voluntary organisations who provide information, advice and support to carers, is working with LGBT Foundation, who deliver support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, with an aim of understanding the views of LGBT carers and learning how they can help improve access to services, support and information that is relevant and beneficial to them as a carer.

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Review of Health and Justice

6 Jul 2018 - 09:43 by michelle.foster

Professor Eddie Kane, Director Centre for Health and Justice, at University of Nottingham is nearing the end of a review of service for three cohorts of victims of crime on behalf of GMCA: Sexual Violence and Abuse Victims/Survivors; Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence; and Young People.

The University of Nottingham and Centre for Mental Health are carrying out a review of services in Greater Manchester and they want to hear what people who use these services have to say.

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