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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:

Recruitment of Trustees

Gaddum are recruiting new trustees for its Board, which offers Governance and Strategic Leadership to our organisation.

This is an opportunity to join an enthusiastic and forward looking Board of Trustees, governing one of Greater Manchester’s fastest growing and progressive Charities, which provides support in some of the most vital areas of Health and Social Care.

One of Greater Manchester’s oldest established Charities, Gaddum, currently delivers Advocacy, Carers and Therapy services in four Local Authority areas.

We are seeking people from diverse backgrounds and communities to be more reflective of our service users and the wider Greater Manchester population. These are voluntary positions and we are looking for people with experience and knowledge at a strategic or senior level. Key attributes will be leadership, accountability, integrity, and commitment.

To strengthen our Board we are particularly keen to recruit new Trustee members with skills and experience in the following:-

  • Finance / Accounting
  • Strategic Development
  • Income generation & corporate fundraising
  • PR & Communications and Marketing

The Board meets every 2 months in the evening, with subgroups on specific strategic organisational areas.

If you want to find out more about Gaddum, have a look at this website.

Please contact – Anna Charles, Gaddum Executive Assistant on 0161 834 6069 to arrange an informal discussion with either Chair Trustee Board or Chief Executive.

If you are interested, please email your CV with a covering letter to hr@gaddum.org.uk outlining why you would like to be considered as a Trustee for Gaddum.

Closing date: 12pm Monday 16 November 2020

Interview arrangements: – using virtual media and dates to be confirmed

Job Title: Finance Services Lead
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Accountable to: Chief Executive
Reporting to: Chief Executive
Location: Gaddum & Other service delivery sites. (Remote working during current COVID -19 restrictions)
Salary: £30,507 per annum pro rata
Hours: 35 Hours per week (with flexible working required to suit the needs of the role)
Context

Gaddum are actively seeking a Finance Services Lead to support us in delivering our organisational objectives through a financial management function and controls ensuring quality, governance and value for money.

The role will be responsible and accountable directly to the Chief Executive and report to Senior Leadership team and Trustee Board as required.

Gaddum has been described recently as “a forward-thinking employer where people of talent gravitate towards.

Our aim is to empower and enhance the lives of people in Greater Manchester. We currently work in four Greater Manchester authorities, Manchester, Rochdale, Salford and Stockport.

Closing date: 17.00hrs on Monday 4 January 2021

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

For further information contact anna.charles@gaddum.org.uk to arrange a discussion with Chief Executive or Senior Leadership Team

Application is by completing the forms below at the bottom of our recruitment page and returning to hr@gaddum.org.uk

Download the Job Description & Personal Specification below:

Finance Services Lead JD & PS

Job Title: Children & Young People’s Bereavement Therapist x 2
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Accountable to: Therapy Services Coordinator
Reporting to: Therapy Services Coordinator
Location: Based at Gaddum, Manchester with travel across Greater Manchester
Salary: £21,589 per annum pro rata
Hours: 17.5hrs
Contract:

Temporary 18 months.

Job Summary

To work as a member of Gaddum’s Therapy Services which includes counsellors and play therapists. Your case load will be predominantly children and young people who have experienced a sudden or traumatic bereavement of a significant other as a direct result of COVID-19. Please note that working will take place remotely whilst COVID-19 restrictions are in place.

Job Purpose

To provide therapeutic support to children and young people who have become stuck in their grieving process following a complex COVID-19 bereavement of a significant other. This will include one to one and group work which will usually take place at Gaddum, the child’s school or remotely via telephone or online video.

To offer advice and guidance to professionals and carers who contact us following a child’s complex bereavement. Effective working relationships with parents, carers and other professionals is a crucial element of the role.

Closing date: 12pm Monday 30 November

Interview date: TBC. 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 forms below at the bottom of our recruitment page and returning to HR@gaddum.org.uk

Download the Job Description & Personal Specification below:

CYP Bereavement Therapist JD & PS

Job Title: Children & Young People’s Bereavement Therapist
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Accountable to: Therapy Services Coordinator
Reporting to: Therapy Services Coordinator
Location: Based at Gaddum, Manchester with travel across Greater Manchester
Salary: £21,589 per annum pro rata
Hours: 35hrs per week
Contract:

Temporary 30 June 2021.

Job Summary

To work as a member of Gaddum’s Therapy Services which includes counsellors and play therapists. Your case load will be predominantly children and young people who have experienced a sudden or traumatic bereavement of a significant other.

Job Purpose

To provide therapeutic support to children and young people who have become stuck in their grieving process following a complex bereavement of a significant other. This will include one to one and group work which will usually take place at Gaddum, the child’s school or remotely via telephone or online video.
To offer advice and guidance to professionals and carers who contact us following a child’s complex bereavement. Effective working relationships with parents, carers and other professionals is a crucial element of the role.

Closing date: 12pm Monday 30 November

Interview date: TBC. 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 forms below at the bottom of our recruitment page and returning to HR@gaddum.org.uk

Download the Job Description & Personal Specification below:

CYP Bereavement Therapist JD PS