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Impact is a diverse, dynamic, forward thinking and evolving charity. Now is an exciting time to join us. We have a highly committed and professional staff team and every year we work with more than 6,000 people of all ages, helping them to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

We offer all staff:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Induction and ongoing training
  • Support of a specialist manager
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Annual conference for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme

JOB VACANCIES

If you are interested in applying for any of our job vacancies, please download an application pack below. If you would like a printed application pack sent to you via post, please send an email to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk or call 01273 322940, quoting the job vacancy and stating your name and postal address.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are applying for any of the vacancies below, you do not need to complete a job application form. Instead, please send us your CV and a covering statement to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk

  • Eating Well Ageing Well Support Worker (37 hours per week)
  • Community Advocate (40 hours per week)
  • Female Support Worker (20 hours per week)
  • Senior Support Worker (30 hours per week)
  • Sessional Playworker

AGEING WELL EATING WELL SUPPORT WORKER (BRIGHTON & HOVE)

Full-time:

37 hours per week

Contract:

Temporary - maternity cover until 31st July 2023

Salary starting Band 3, NJC Point 13:

£23,023 per annum + pension & a generous holiday allowance

Closing date:

10.00 AM, 18th August 2022

Interviews:

To be confirmed

Job reference:

EWSW/Aug22

Leading on a range of initiatives to promote and support good nutrition and hydration for people aged 65+ including one-to-one support; organising undernutrition and dehydration awareness events e.g. as part of the Brighton and Hove Ageing Well Festival and a calendar of health campaigns; and making links with community groups and centres for older people:

  • To identify and deliver one-to-one and group support to Older People at risk of malnutrition and dehydration from the target groups for the Ageing Well service.
    g., BAME, LGBTQ, over 85, living alone, living in areas of high deprivation.
  • To deliver one-to-one and group support to people over 65 at risk of malnutrition and dehydration.
  • To give talks and distribute materials to promote key nutrition and hydration messages to older people.

PLEASE NOTE: To apply for this vacancy, you do not need to complete an application form. Instead, please send us your CV along with a covering statement briefly describing how you meet the person specification (download link below) to recruit@impact-initatives.org.uk

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COMMUNITY ADVOCATE (WORTHING/COASTAL & BOGNOR/CHICHESTER AREAS)

Full-time:

37 hours per week (job share requests will be considered for applicants who would prefer to work a part-time role).

Contract:

Permanent

Salary starting Band 3, NJC Point 13:

Impact Band 3 / NJC Point 13 / £23,023 per annum. Plus, pension and generous holiday allowance.

Closing date:

10.00 AM, Friday 2nd September 2022

Interviews:

To be confirmed

Job reference:

CA/Sep22

This role is to support people with learning disability, autism and physical disabilities in Worthing & Coastal area and/or Bognor & Chichester area.

Impact Advocacy Service are looking for a full-time Community Advocate (or two part-time Advocates if job sharing) to work in the Worthing & Coastal and/or Bognor & Chichester areas. This is an exciting opportunity to join our supportive and friendly advocacy team. You will be providing advocacy support for a range of people with disabilities in the Worthing & Coastal and/or Bognor & Chichester areas of West Sussex.

Requirements for this role:

  • Passionate about empowering people with disabilities to have a voice.
  • A good understanding of advocacy.
  • An ability to communicate well with people with learning disabilities and a range of professionals.
  • An ability to travel independently around West Sussex.

We are operating rolling recruitment for this vacancy and reviewing applications as they are received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we receive sufficient suitable applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

If you have queries about the job, please telephone Deena Stockdale or Lesley Durbin on 01903 730044.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful applicant may be subject to a DBS check.

PLEASE NOTE: To apply for this vacancy, you do not need to complete an application form. Instead, please send us your CV along with a covering statement briefly describing how you meet the person specification (download link below) to recruit@impact-initatives.org.uk

We are operating rolling recruitment for this vacancy and reviewing applications as they are received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we receive sufficient suitable applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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FEMALE SUPPORT WORKER (WORTHING)

Part-time:

20 hours per week

Contract:

Permanent

Salary Band 3, NJC Spinal Point 13:

£23,023 per annum (pro rata) / £11.93 per hour

Incentives:

+ Pension and generous holiday allowance (27 days annual leave; additional three days at Christmas and statutory public holidays)

Location:

Worthing

Closing date:

9.00AM on Monday, 29th August 2022

Interviews:

During week commencing 5th September 2022

Job reference:

FSW20/Aug22

Stopover Housing provides accommodation with support to young women across Brighton & Hove and now also in West Sussex. It aims to enable young women to successfully transition between dependence and independence.

Following Stopover’s expansion into West Sussex, we are currently looking for a Senior Support Worker to oversee this work at our new project in Worthing. Supported by both the Housing Services Manager and Project Team Leader the role will ensure that appropriate and relevant support will be provided to all young women accommodated within the housing schemes.

The role will include significant liaison with the local authority social services department and therefore we are looking for somebody willing and able to advocate on behalf of marginalised young women.

You will:                                                                                  

  • be committed to fostering positive professional relationships with the young women.
  • have an understanding of the effects of early trauma on young women.
  • be able to provide on-going support through the transition within the Stopover accommodation pathway.
  • support the West Sussex staff team at a senior level.

In return we offer:

  • ongoing support and training.
  • reflective practice with external facilitator.
  • restorative circles with external facilitator.
  • mindfulness, resilience and self-care with an external psychotherapist.
  • generous annual leave allowance.

If you would like to chat to someone about the role, please contact Stopover on 01273 603775.

PLEASE NOTE: To apply for this vacancy, you do not need to complete an application form. Instead, please send us your CV along with a covering statement briefly describing how you meet the person specification (download link below) to recruit@impact-initatives.org.uk

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SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER (WORTHING)

Part-time:

30 hours per week

Contract:

Permanent

Salary Band 4, NJC Spinal Point 19:

£25,927 per annum (pro rata) / £13.43 per hour.

Incentives:

+ Pension and generous holiday allowance (27 days annual leave; additional three days at Christmas and statutory public holidays)

Location:

Worthing

Closing date:

9.00AM on Monday, 29th August 2022

Interviews:

During week commencing 5th September 2022

Job reference:

SSW30/Aug22

Stopover Housing provides accommodation with support to young women across Brighton & Hove and now also in West Sussex. It aims to enable young women to successfully transition between dependence and independence.

Following Stopover’s expansion into West Sussex, we are currently looking for a Senior Support Worker to oversee this work at our new project in Worthing. Supported by both the Housing Services Manager and Project Team Leader the role will ensure that appropriate and relevant support will be provided to all young women accommodated within the housing schemes.

The role will include significant liaison with the local authority social services department and therefore we are looking for somebody willing and able to advocate on behalf of marginalised young women.

You will:                                                                                  

  • be committed to fostering positive professional relationships with the young women.
  • have an understanding of the effects of early trauma on young women.
  • be able to provide on-going support through the transition within the Stopover accommodation pathway.
  • support the West Sussex staff team at a senior level.

In return we offer:

  • ongoing support and training.
  • reflective practice with external facilitator.
  • restorative circles with external facilitator.
  • mindfulness, resilience and self-care with an external psychotherapist.
  • generous annual leave allowance.

If you would like to chat to someone about the role, please contact Stopover on 01273 603775.

PLEASE NOTE: To apply for this vacancy, you do not need to complete an application form. Instead, please send us your CV along with a covering statement briefly describing how you meet the person specification (download link below) to recruit@impact-initatives.org.uk

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SESSIONAL PLAYWORKER (BRIGHTON)

Contract:

Sessional role - no contracted weekly hours.

Salary Band 1, NJC Spinal Point 4:

£9.98 per hour.

Location:

City Academy Whitehawk, Brighton.

Closing date:

10.00 AM on Friday, 9th September 2022.

Interviews:

To be confirmed.

Job reference:

SPW/Sep22

WASP provides a range of child-led activities using the Playwork Principles. We aim to ensure the children have a great time and develop their learning and skills through play.

We are looking for somebody to join our dynamic and friendly team from September onwards. If you can work as part of a team in a demanding environment whilst bringing enthusiasm and new ideas we would love to hear from you.

We are looking to recruit Sessional Playworkers to work relief/cover shifts at short notice. Work shifts are generally often available for our Sessional Playworkers, and there will also be opportunities to work at our holiday playschemes.

For more information, please contact Peter Trenholme on 01273 887 886 or peter.trenholme@impact-initiatives.org.uk.  

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

PLEASE NOTE: To apply for this vacancy, you do not need to complete an application form. Instead, please send us your CV along with a covering statement briefly describing how you meet the person specification (download link below) to recruit@impact-initatives.org.uk

DOWNLOAD JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION

DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION PACK

Please see job listings above to download the relevant job description / person specification.

Linked to the right are the recruitment information sheet (please read this carefully before completing the application form), application form, job description, equal opportunities monitoring form and our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy.

If you wish to find out more about the vacancy there is a contact name and number on the job description. Please click on the grey shaded boxes of the application form to type. Please also ensure that if you submit an extra sheet for the supporting statement it is headed with your name and the job reference number. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please return your completed application either by email to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk or by post to the address listed at the foot of this webpage.

Please note we do not accept CVs, you must complete our application form for any current job vacancies.

Please note – if you are applying for any of the vacancies below
you do not need to complete an application form. Instead, please send
your CV and a covering statement to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk

  • Eating Well Ageing Well Support Worker (37 hours per week)
  • Community Advocate (40 hours per week)
  • Female Support Worker (20 hours per week)
  • Senior Support Worker (30 hours per week)
  • Sessional Playworker