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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: Manchester Carers Contact Point Support Worker – 4 positions
Accountable to: Head of Development & Innovation
Reporting to: Manchester Carers Contact Point Co-ordinator
Location: Gaddum -Manchester office
Salary: £21,589 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week (worked on a rota basis between 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday – Friday, with additional flexible working required to suit the needs of the role)

About this role:

Gaddum in partnership with Manchester Carers Forum, LMCP and Wai Yin Society have been successful in obtaining funding to deliver a first point of contact for Manchester carers.

Manchester Carers Contact Point (MCCP) will provide an initial point of contact for advice and support for Manchester Carers.

The service will be able to be accessed via a telephone helpline operating from 8.30 – 5.30 Monday to Friday and through a dedicated website, e-mail address and social media. The service will be based at Gaddum House and be delivered by a dedicated staff team with added value offered by Volunteers and Student Social Workers.

We are now looking to recruit 4 Support Workers who will form the core team delivering this new service.

Gaddum will be the employing organisation for two posts and Wai Yin and LMCP one each, whilst each organisation will host one worker

We believe the successful candidates will have:

  • Experience of working within an advice and support service
  • A clear understanding of the issues that face unpaid carers
  • Excellent verbal and listening skills
  • An ability to identify appropriate support for carers contacting the service
  • A flexible approach to working hours

In addition, the post hosted by Wai Yin will require an ability to communicate in fluent English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) and the post hosted by LMCP will require an ability to speak Urdu/Hindi

CV’s and a covering letters will not be accepted.

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

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 27 May. It should be noted that due to the current Covid 19 Pandemic, interviews are likely to be held using Zoom video conferencing
Interview Date: TBC

For further details about this post, please contact Glyn Meacher via e-mail glyn.meacher@gaddum.org.uk

Download the Job Description & Personal Specification below:

MCCP Support worker Job Description
MCCP Support worker Personal Specification

Job Title: Manchester Carers Contact Point Administrator
Accountable to: Head of Development & Innovation
Reporting to: Manchester Carers Contact Point Co-ordinator
Location: Gaddum -Manchester office
Salary: £19,554 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week with additional flexible working required to suit the needs of the role

About this role:

Gaddum in partnership with Manchester Carers Forum, LMCP and Wai Yin Society have been successful in obtaining funding to deliver a first point of contact for Manchester carers.

Manchester Carers Contact Point (MCCP) will provide an initial point of contact for advice and support for Manchester Carers.

We are looking to recruit an Administration Worker who will form an essential part of the core team delivering this new service. The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working within administration
  • Experience of using database systems to manage data
  • High quality ICT skills and proficiency especially in the use of Microsoft Office
  • An ability to prioritise and plan their own work and meet deadlines.
  • A flexible approach to working hours

CV’s and a covering letters will not be accepted.

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

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 27 May. It should be noted that due to the current Covid 19 Pandemic, interviews are likely to be held using Zoom video conferencing
Interview Date: TBC

For further details about this post, please contact Glyn Meacher via e-mail glyn.meacher@gaddum.org.uk

Download the Job Description & Personal Specification below:

MCCP Administrator Job Description
MCCP Administrator Person Specification

Job Title: Manchester Carers Contact Point Co-ordinator
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Accountable to: Head of Development & Innovation
Reporting to: Manchester Carers Network Pathway Manager
Location: Gaddum -Manchester office
Salary: £28,785 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week with additional flexible working required to suit the needs of the role

About this role:

Gaddum in partnership with Manchester Carers Forum, LMCP and Wai Yin Society have been successful in obtaining funding to deliver a first point of contact for Manchester carers.

Manchester Carers Contact Point (MCCP) will provide an initial point of contact for advice and support for Manchester Carers.

We are recruiting a Service Co-ordinator to help develop and then manage this new service. The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Experience of working within an advice and support service
  • Experience of managing staff
  • An ability to ensure the service meets clearly defined targets and outcomes
  • An understanding of the barriers that carers can face
  • A commitment to ensure that the service is delivered in partnership with Manchester Carers

CV’s and a covering letters will not be accepted.

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

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 27 May. It should be noted that due to the current Covid 19 Pandemic, interviews are likely to be held using Zoom video conferencing
Interview Date: TBC

For further details about this post, please contact Glyn Meacher via e-mail glyn.meacher@gaddum.org.uk

Download the Job Description & Personal Specification below:

MCCP Coordinator Job Description
MCCP Co-ordinator Personal Specification

Job Title: Independent Mental Capacity & Care Act Advocate (Maternity Cover)
Responsible to: Independent Mental Capacity Act Team Leader
Accountable to: Head of Operations
Reporting to: Advocacy Services Manager
Location: Gaddum -Manchester office
Salary: £21,589 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week with additional flexible working required to suit the needs of the role

About this role:

Gaddum Advocacy (formerly: The Manchester Advocacy Hub) provides all statutory advocacy services across Manchester and we are looking for an energetic and passionate advocate to join our team.

The Independent Mental Capacity & Care Act Advocate is responsible to the Advocacy Manager and is responsible for responding to advocacy referrals under the Mental Capacity Act and the Care Act as necessary.

Our Advocates work in partnership with the people they support and take their side. Gaddum Advocacy promotes social inclusion, equality and social justice.

Job Purpose

  • To provide independent advocacy support to people who lack capacity in line with the MCA Code of Practice.
  • To support and represent adults who lack capacity in matters relating to or connected with their deprivation of liberty in line with the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Code of Practice.
  • 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.

To apply please send a completed application form to HR@gaddum.org.uk.

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

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

Closing date:    Noon, Monday 1 June

Interview date:  Week starting Monday 8 June. 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:

IMCA CAA (Maternity Cover) Job Description & Personal Specification