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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: Carers Salford Programme Manager
Responsible to: Chief Executive & Gaddum Board
Accountable to: Head of Operations
Reporting to: Head of Operations
Location: Gaddum House, 6 Great Jackson Street, M15 4AX
Salary: £32,029
Hours: 35 Hours per week (with flexible working to suit the needs of the role)
Context:

At Gaddum, we treat everyone as individuals. We really get to know those we help, understanding their world to offer a range of support that’s right for them. Our promise of tailored support is made possible by our breadth and depth of knowledge, through our unwavering commitment to the local people of Greater Manchester.

Our experience listening to generation after generation, for nearly 200 years, has taught us the importance of considering not just the individual but also the relationships around them. Our innovative approach means we can, not only build resilience, but identify further risks and offer preventive support now and in the future. At Gaddum, we believe that by supporting individuals, we ultimately help support entire communities.

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

Job Summary.

The Carers Salford Programme Manager will lead the development and operational management of Gaddum Carers Salford. This will require close attention to the wider carers strategy and agreed contract workplan.  It will also involve the close stakeholder engagement management of key referring, commissioning and community partners.

Job Purpose

To provide strong, solution focused, operational leadership and ultimately ensure that carers receive a truly transformational and inspiring offer across Salford. This will involve proactive engagement with external stakeholders including carers, commissioners, community groups and referrers to ensure the model provides the right support and information to carers living within and across Salford’s diverse communities.

The post-holder will also work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to ensure Gaddum Carers Salford is aligned to Gaddum’s strategies and ongoing workplans.

For a discussion about this post, please contact Ben Whalley via e-mail hr@gaddum.org.uk

Closing date: Noon, Monday 27th September 2021

Interview date:  w/c Monday 11th October (Subject to change).  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:

JD & PS Carers Salford Programme Manager August 2021

Job Title: Independent Advocate
Responsible to: Advocacy Services Manager
Accountable to: Head of Operations
Reporting to: Independent Advocacy Team Leader
Location: Gaddum House, professional 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 4th October

Interview date:  w/c Monday 18th October.  It should be noted that due to the current Covid 19 Pandemic, interviews are likely to be held using Zoom video conferencing.

Download the Job Descriptions & Personal Specifications below:

Independent Advocate JD & PS

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