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new logoDementia Advisor/Volunteer Coordinator, Immediate Start

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Dementia Advisor/Volunteer Coordinator to join Making Space, a not-for-profit care provider to cover the Derbyshire area. In return we offer a competitive salary of £9.18 per hour.

Making Space provide services in the heart of local communities, and specialist care and support services. Our professional, caring employees and volunteers deliver our services with dignity, respect and compassion, focusing on outcomes that help the people we support has the freedom to enjoy an everyday life.

With responsibility for recruitment, placement and supervision of volunteers who support people living with dementia and their carers in a group setting, you will promote the provision for carers and service users in line with current national objectives. You may also be required to cover leave for fellow Dementia Advisors where necessary.

Experience of working with people who experience mental ill health and / or carers is essential, along with excellent communication skills and a Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or the willingness to work towards. The successful post holder will also demonstrate the ‘Six Cs’ – care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment.

Working hours are 35 per week.

Having your own mode of transport is essential.

The successful candidate must have experience of working with Dementia or is willing to learn.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including flexible working, the option to buy annual leave, a Company Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and a Reward Gateway Scheme. We are also fully committed to your learning by running in-house training workshops and investing in your continued personal development.

For more information, please call Honor Simpson on 07738 148 295 or e-mail

You can also find more information on our website on

mac farming centreCharity No: 1130259 Company No: 6718297

 Chief Executive

21 Hours per week (Flexible)
£30,785 FTE – NJC Scale 2017 Spinal Point 35) (Actual salary: £17,239.60)
Contract until 30th September 2018

The Farming Life Centre, Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell and at Outreach Locations across the Peak District

For more information and a Job Pack please see
Telephone: 01629 810903 email:

Deadline for receipt of applications:5.00pm Friday 15th September
 Interviews to be held: Thursday 21st September

Could this be you?  Firefighters Recruitment Awareness Daysfire derbys

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is looking for the next generation of full time firefighters – the firefighters of the future; passionate, extraordinary people who represent the diverse communities that we serve.  Could this be you?  Could you #BeExtraordinary?

The service will be hosting awareness days which are a great opportunity for people who perhaps hadn’t previously considered a career as a Firefighter, to get an insight into the diverse role a modern Firefighter undertakes.

There’s opportunity to find out about the

  • recruitment process
  • fitness and qualification requirements in addition to
  • speaking with operational firefighters
  • finding out about other aspects of the role – prevention and community engagement activities.

Visit our website for more information or register for an awareness day

If you have a question about these events please contact the Prevention & Inclusion Team on 01773 305 305 or via email Prevention&

lighthouse homes

A local CHARITY WORKING WITH homeless MEN is looking to recruit a number of staff

Project Worker

Night and weekend shifts are available, providing the option to work full or part time.

These are permanent positions based in Brimington, CHESTERFIELD

FROM £7.50 per Hour


  • Working with the residents, assessing, monitoring, reviewing progress and providing support across a broad range of areas.
  • Working with the residents in the Lighthouse ensuring the safety of the residents and the buildings.
  • Working collaboratively and flexibly with other staff and volunteers

Essential Skills

  • Experience of working in a supported housing or social care setting is essential.
  • Comfortable working within a Christian environment and respectful of its beliefs.
  • Experience of working with adults with support needs.
  • Experience of key working.
  • An understanding of support planning and risk assessments.
  • Successful enhanced DBS disclosure is essential for this role.
  • The ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • The ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure.

Application forms available from