Jobs at Respect

VOLUNTARY OPPORTUNITY- TREASURER

Respect seeks a skilled Treasurer to provide practical financial support and advice to our board of trustees, and to help ensure the financial stability of the organisation.

We are recruiting a Treasurer who is passionate about stopping domestic violence to sit on our board of trustees. This is an important role and applicants should feel confident in their ability to grasp a thorough understanding of the charity’s finances, as well as contributing prompt consideration and guidance about arising financial matters to both board members and staff.

As an officer of our board, the Treasurer’s responsibilities will include:

  • To maintain an overview of Respect’s financial affairs
  • To ensure the organisation’s financial viability
  • To ensure that proper financial records and procedures are maintained
  • To chair the operations sub-committee

The Treasurer will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing, approving and presenting budgets, accounts and financial statements
  • Ensuring that the financial resources of Respect meet its present and future needs
  • Ensuring that the charity has an appropriate reserves policy
  • The timely preparation and presentation of financial reports to the board (task delegated to the Finance team)
  • Ensuring that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place
  • Advising on the financial implications of Respect’s strategic plans
  • Ensuring Respect’s compliance with legislation
  • Ensuring equipment and assets are adequately maintained and insured
  • Ensuring that the accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and the relevant statutory bodies
  • If external scrutiny of accounts is required, ensuring that the accounts are scrutinised in the manner required (independent examination or audit) and any recommendations are implemented
  • Keeping the board informed about its financial duties and responsibilities
  • Contributing to the fundraising strategy of Respect
  • Making a formal presentation of the accounts at the annual general meeting and drawing attention to important points in a coherent and easily understandable way
  • Working with the board’s chair and vice chair to ensure the smooth running of procedures

All Respect trustees are expected to:

  • Demonstrate commitment to Respect’s aims and beliefs
  • Ensure they have adequate time available to complete their duties
  • Provide support and advice to the charity based on their skills and knowledge
  • Support Respect fundraising and events

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Respect Treasurer Job Description and Person Specification 2017

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Interviews will be carried out at a mutually convenient date/time.

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External vacancies

CARA FACILITATOR – THE HAMPTON TRUST

JOB DETAILS
Organisation Name The Hampton Trust
Project/ Department Name CARA – West Midlands
Position/ Job Title English speaking and Bilingual (Polish and Punjabi) CARA Facilitators – West Midlands
Contract Sessional
Workshops are usually delivered on Saturdays
Hours Sessional
Salary £12.55 per hour
Location West Midlands
Application Deadline 24th March 2017
Expected Interview Dates 30th March 2017 (Training 31st March, 6th & 7th April)
OVERVIEW OF ORGANISATION

The Hampton Trust is a passionate, dynamic and well respected organisation delivering a range of innovative programmes aimed at breaking the cycle of violence, abuse, conflict and exploitation.  Working in the domestic abuse arena for the last two decades’ services are delivered across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex, Surrey, Leicester and the Channel Islands.  The Hampton Trust is delighted to be working in partnership with West Midlands Police to pilot delivery of their award winning CARA programme to the Sikh and Polish communities.  It will also be delivered to the general population. We will be working with a range of local partners and stakeholders to adapt CARA to specific target groups and delivery of the programme will undergo a rigorous evaluation.  This is groundbreaking work with potential to inform and influence the criminal justice response to domestic abuse and low risk offenders.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who thrive on new challenges and being involved in developmental projects.  CARA has been successfully delivered across Hampshire since 2012.  Adapting CARA to be responsive to Sikh and Polish communities is an exciting next step for this programme which has attracted national and global interest.  You must be fluent in either Polish or Punjabi.  CARA training will be delivered in English, however the group work will be required to be delivered in English, Polish and Punjabi.

If you are interested in an exciting 2017 challenge and career development as a CARA facilitator you will undertake group work training and supported by The Hampton Trust will co-facilitate delivery of the conditional caution workshops to groups of low risk offenders of domestic abuse.

In this post you will help develop and pilot the CARA (Conditional Cautioning and Relationship Abuse) project in sites across the West Midlands. You will be responsible for the co-delivery of the Conditional Caution Workshops to groups of males from either the Sikh or Polish communities. We are looking for bilingual individuals able to demonstrate experience of working with offenders/perpetrators and/or victims of domestic abuse. We are also looking for individuals to deliver workshops to the general population.

Key Tasks:

  • To co-facilitate CARA Workshops in line with The Hampton Trust’s standards of good practice, ensuring that the safety of all partners, ex partners and children is considered at all times.
  • To ensure that sessions are recorded, where required, for monitoring purposes.
  • To assess and manage risk at all times when delivering sessions and in other duties relating to the role.
  • To work closely and collaboratively with the The Hampton Trust Domestic Abuse Services Managers
  • To undertake supervision.
  • To liaise with external agencies as and when required.
  • To ensure that all work carried out is in accordance with The Hampton Trust’s policies and procedures.
  • To comply with, uphold and promote the values, aims and policies of the Hampton Trust.
  • To participate constructively in supervision and appraisal and undertake appropriate development activities.
  • To be a good ambassador for the Trust at all times.
  • To undertake any duties consistent with this post that may be required from time to time.
HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this post please visit our website and download an application pack. https://www.hamptontrust.org.uk/the-trust/vacancies

Or contact Katy Camfield on 02380 001061 or  [email protected]

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SPECIALIST WORKER – CDARS

JOB DETAILS
Organisation Name Community Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services (CDARS)
Project/ Department Name Pheonix Project
Position/ Job Title Domestic Violence Specialist Workers x2
Contract Fixed Term
Part Time
Hours 24 hours per week
Salary £17,333 per annum
Location Merton and Sutton
Application Deadline 7th April 2017
Expected Interview Dates 14th April 2017
OVERVIEW OF ORGANISATION

CDARS is committed to improve the lives of vulnerable people and those with complex needs arising from the ill-effects of addiction to alcohol, drugs and other psychosocial conditions.

Our mission
CDARS will strive to achieve this by:

  • Providing a holistic approach to help improve the mental, physical, social and emotional health and wellbeing of clients
  • Focusing on their recovery and re-integration into society
  • Supporting and providing information to members of their family and carers
JOB DESCRIPTION

We need to fill  two part time (24 hours each) positions as a Specialist Domestic Violence Worker. To work with perpetrators of domestic violence . To provide mainly group facilitation and one to one face to face counselling.

Work also consists attending meetings with stakeholders and liaising with social services and other stakeholders .

The jobs are offered first for one year with the intent to renew the contract .

HOW TO APPLY

Please send filled CV to [email protected]

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