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These are exciting times for Gaddum as we start implementing our next 5 year strategic business plan. So we are recruiting for a number of both new and existing roles to support our future development. We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and highly organised individuals to join us for an exciting future in Greater Manchester’s oldest health & social care charity.

Our team are our best asset and we are looking for colleagues who have the drive, ambition and innovation to help our charity flourish.

As a responsible employer, we:

  • are accredited as part of the national living wage scheme
  • offer development and training opportunities
  • are part of the national cycle to work scheme
  • offer a personal pension plan
  • provide assistance with staff counselling with external provider as part of our health and wellbeing at work policy
  • have a generous annual leave allowance, above national legal requirement

If you think you could make a difference to people’s lives in Greater Manchester, Gaddum could be the next career move for you.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age, but, as ethnic minority groups, members of the trans community and religious and faith groups are currently under-represented across the organisation, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.

Find out more about Gaddum, our senior team, trustees and our impressive 186 year history by visiting our About us page.

Current opportunities:

Job Title: Independent Advocate
Responsible to: Advocacy Services Manager
Accountable to: Head of Operations
Reporting to: Independent Advocacy Team Leader
Location: Gaddum House, hospital and community settings
Salary: £21,589
Hours: 35 Hours per week.
Contract: Permanent (Subject to funding)

Job Summary 

Gaddum Advocacy provides all statutory advocacy services across Manchester and we are looking for an energetic and passionate advocate to join our team.  

Our Advocates work in partnership with the people they support to represent their views and wishes and uphold their rights. Gaddum Advocacy promotes social inclusion, equality and social justice. 

Job Purpose  

  • To provide Independent Advocacy for eligible individuals under the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, Care Act and NHS regulations as necessary. 
  • To provide Independent Advocacy in a range of settings including mental health wards and rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, supported accommodation, care homes and private residences. 
  • To promote social inclusion, equality and social justice through advocacy. 

Applications for Flexible/Job Sharing work will be taken into consideration.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact our Advocacy Services Manager, Lily Huggins on 0161 834 6069

Closing date:    Noon, Monday 26th July

Interview date:  Thursday 5th August. It should be noted that due to the current Covid 19 Pandemic, interviews are likely to be held using Zoom video conferencing.

Application is by completing the application form and equal opportunities form at the bottom of our recruitment page and emailing them to hr@gaddum.org.uk

Download the Job Descriptions & Personal Specifications below:

Independent Advocate JD & PS

Job Title: Therapy Administrator
Responsible to: Assistant Head of Operations
Accountable to: Chief Executive
Reporting to: IAPT Service Manager
Location: Gaddum House and other locations as required
Salary: £18,795
Hours: 35 Hours per week.
Contract: Permanent

Job Purpose  

Working as part of the Gaddum Therapy Administration Team your role will be to undertake all administrative tasks required to ensure the smooth running of the therapy services, including Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), Child Bereavement and Palliative Care.

You will also be responsible for ensuring that new referrals are given the earliest appointment; clinical diaries are managed, capturing DNA’s/Cancellations and discharges and ensuring that all administration tasks are completed with a high level of accuracy.

You will demonstrate an appropriate professionalism and empathy towards clients both face to face and over the phone. A keen eye for detail, good organisational skills and the ability to multi-task is key to the success of this role.

Closing date:    Noon, Monday 16th August 2021

Interview date:  w/c Monday 30th August or w/c Monday 6th September.  It should be noted that due to the current Covid 19 Pandemic, interviews are likely to be held using Zoom video conferencing.

Application is by completing the application form and equal opportunities form at the bottom of our recruitment page and emailing them to hr@gaddum.org.uk

Download the Job Descriptions & Personal Specifications below:

Therapy Administrator JD & PS