Working with us

Impact is a diverse, dynamic, forward thinking and evolving charity. Now’s an exciting time to join us!

We have a highly committed and professional staff team and every year we work with more than 4,500 people of all ages, helping them to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

“The work can be very challenging, but it is always rewarding, and you will get real job satisfaction from knowing that what you do is making a difference.”

What we offer

We offer excellent conditions of employment including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Induction period, on-going supervision and formal appraisal
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Further training and enhancement of your skills
  • An annual networking meeting for the whole staff team

 Job vacancies

If you are interested in applying for any of our job vacancies, please download an application pack below.  Please accept our apologies as we are currently unable to mail out printed copies of the application pack due to staff based at our Central office currently working in remote locations.

Driver/Centre Worker (West Sussex)

Job reference:  HOPWS/JAN21

Service: Hop 50+ West Sussex

Hours: 15 hours per week

Salary: Starting BAND 2, NJC POINTS 8-14, SALARY £19,777 per annum (pro rata)

— You will be responsible for:

  • Driving the minibus on a range of trips for local older people, picking them up from various locations, including their homes.
  • The welfare and safety of older people while they are being transported.
  • Providing safe and enjoyable minibus transport for older people to and from West Sussex Older Peoples services and activities. Planning and running a range minibus trips and overseeing the care and daily roadworthiness of the minibus.

 For an informal chat about the job and hours, please call Sue Game, Older People’s Services Manager, on 07464 541463

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful applicants may be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). 

Closing date for applications:  10.00 AM, Wednesday 27 January 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed week commencing 1 february 2021

Click here to download the job description/person specification for this role

 

Female Support worker (brighton - 2 vacancies available)

2 vacancies available:
1) Ref. STO20/FEB21 – 20 hours per week over a rolling 7 day rota (+ sleep-in shifts)
2) Ref. STO35/FEB21 – 35 hours per week, over a rolling 7 day rota (+ sleep-in shifts)

27 days annual leave (pro rata); additional 3 days at Christmas and statutory public holidays

Salary: Impact Band 3 starting £22,087 p.a. (pro rata)

This is for a permanent contract

Are you looking for a new challenge and a genuinely rewarding job?

We are seeking two Support Workers to join our expert team, and we are also looking for relief/bank Support Workers.

Stopover provides Brighton & Hove’s only female-specific young person’s housing and support through trauma informed care.

These roles are based in our Stopover houses, which provide a pathway through high medium and low-level support

The young women we work with often have a history of negative and damaging relationships including abuse and domestic violence as well as mental health issues, behavioural issues and substance misuse. The role of the Support Worker is to provide a consistent positive professional relationship that will allow the young women to start to trust, open up and address the issues in their past..

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, and
  • be able to provide on-going support through the transition within the Stopover accommodation pathway.

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, and
  • generous annual leave allowance.

These posts are open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

If you would like to chat to someone about the role, please contact a member of the team on 01273 603775.

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

Closing date for applications:  9.00 AM, Monday 1 February 2021
Interviews are in same week

1) 20 hours per week: Click here to download the job description/person specification for this role

2) 35 hours per week: Click here to download the job description/person specification for this role

 

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.

Our fantastic team of over 150 volunteers help us to provide many of our services. We have a wide variety of volunteering opportunities.