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Programme Leader (part time) / Day Opportunities Co Ordinator (part time)

L'Arche Belfast

£25688.00
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L’Arche are recruiting a Programme Leader (part time) to join their Grow Cook Cater team, funded by the Big Lottery in a combined role with our Day Opportunities Co-Ordinator (part time) These roles are combined into a full time position.

L’Arche promote strong community-based care and support services and creates opportunities for people who have learning disabilities in their local communities, to realise their potential, and to be enabled to make an active contribution to society.

Programme Leader  (Grow Cook Cater)

We are recruiting a Programme Leader to join our Grow Cook Cater team. Grow Cook Cater provide a training and skills development project which is funded by the Big Lottery and aims to provide training in horticulture and food preparations for young people with a learning disability.

Responsibilities:

·          Working with the Business Manager to maintain collaborative efforts with partner organisations, in particular the Big Lottery;

·          Secure programme trainees and process applications;

·          Ensure that policies relating to safeguarding vulnerable adults are fully implemented;

·          Provide direct line supervision to the GCC Leaders and ensure that adequate support and supervision is in place for all GCC staff.

·          Work with GCC staff members and project participants to develop training programmes and adjust them based on participant feedback.

·          Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation of project outcomes, and manage feedback from participants, families and carers;

·          Be part of the team which coordinates a 2-week Summer Scheme for young adults;

·          Represent the organisation externally and provide presentations and talks as required;

·          Participate in regulation and inspections as required;

Requirements:

·          Third level education or higher

·          Knowledge of the needs related to adults with learning disability

·          Sound working knowledge of project management

·          Sound working knowledge of policies related to protecting vulnerable adults

·          Experience managing a staff team

·          Previous experience working with adults with learning disability

·          Previous experience with project management

·          Previous experience implementing monitoring and evaluation systems

 

Hours: 19 hours  Contract Type: Fixed Term contract for 2 years

Salary: £12,844 per annum (Based on 19 hours per week)

 

Day Opportunities Co-ordinator

L’Arche are recruiting a Day Opportunities Co-Ordinator for a new role that will be responsible for the day to day co-ordination to lead and develop our daytime opportunities in an expanding organisation.

Responsibilities:

·          Assess potential participants and ensure a high-quality induction is in place.

·          Engage with Services Users and complete the initial assessment, discussing their needs and aspirations.

·          Engage with the participants throughout the programme and keep up to date their ongoing support plans.

·          Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation of project outcomes, and manage feedback from participants, families and carers.

·          Ensure the team develops, pilots and evaluates new activities to enable L’Arche to provide a more person-centred programme of activities to more individuals.

·          Identify gaps or opportunities for future development, where necessary working with external partners to improve and enhance provisions.

·          Secure programme trainees and process applications; 

·          Ensure that policies relating to safeguarding vulnerable adults are fully implemented.

·          Together with the Business Manager ensure that all involved with the program are working within the terms and conditions set out by funders.

·          Assisting the Business Manager/Project Developer to compile information and produce reports accordingly.

 

Requirements:

·          Third level qualification in care or equivalent

·          A minimum of 2 year’s experience of working with adults with a learning disability

·          Working knowledge of policies related to protecting vulnerable adults

·          A minimum of 1 year’s experience of project management

·          Previous experience implementing monitoring and evaluation systems

 

Hours: 19 hours (Occasional evening work may be required)    Contract Type: Fixed Term contract for 2 years    

Salary: £12,844 per annum (Based on 19 hours per week)

 

 Application Details:

Please complete our application form demonstrating how you meet the required criteria for job success.

 

Close Date and Time:

Applications must be received by no later than 17th August 2018 before 12:00 noon to Lesley : [email protected]

 

Interviews will be held Thursday 30th August 2018.

*Immediate start available*

Closing Date

Friday / 17 August 2018 9:00am
9:00am

Contact Details

 

Job Descriptions and application form attached.

Application forms may be posted to L'Arche Belfast, 511 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GS or emailed to Lesley on [email protected]

Good Shepherd Centre
Ormeau Road
Belfast
BT7 3GS
United Kingdom

More Information

Applicants should be sympathetic to the aims and ethos of L'Arche as outlined in our charter, see website www.larchebelfast.org.uk

L'Arche Belfast is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC105755.

Files

Day Opportunities Co-Ordinator Aug 18_ final.doc PROGRAMME LEADER - .doc Application Form March 18_0.doc