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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:

Please scroll down for further details about these positions, and for details on how to apply.

Closing date for all applications on this page is 9am, Monday 10 February 2020.


Assistant Head of Operations

The Assistant Head of Operations post will ensure the Senior Management Team oversees the highest quality services across the organisation’s delivery areas.  They will be responsible for the operational management of allocated services and report to the Senior Management Team on cross organisational matters in relation to safe and high-quality provision.

Advocacy Service Manager

The Advocacy Service Manager will primarily be responsible for the operational management and direction of Manchester Advocacy Hub provided by Gaddum. The Advocacy Service Manager may also have cross organisational responsibilities to other departments on occasion as is required by Gaddum.

Business Support Coordinator

The Business Support Coordinator will ensure Gaddum delivers its organisational objectives by ensuring efficient and effective business support across all delivery sites. The role will be responsible for monitoring systems and processes against business need, suggesting areas of improvement to enhance business service offering.

Quality & Governance Coordinator

The Quality & Governance Coordinator will ensure Gaddum’s Quality & Governance policies, systems and processes are implemented and adhered to in order to:

  • Fulfil internal and external contracted requirements of service delivery,
  • Meet best practice standards across operations, and
  • Comply with statutory requirements.

Young Carers Targeted Support Project Lead

The Project Lead Leader will be responsible for the management and development of the young carers targeted support project.  The post will be within The National Lottery Community Funded Young Carers Targeted Support project which will work across Salford, Manchester and Bury

Young Carers Targeted Project Support Worker

The Support Worker will work with young carers who need intensive one to one support which will include the offer of a young carers assessment, while offering a whole family approach, working with key support services and partners. The post will be within the The National Lottery Community Funded Young Carers Targeted Support project which will work across Salford, Manchester and Bury.


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