Dementia Adviser (Full Time)

Deadline 7th August 2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Grimsby

Salary: £20,345 actual per annum

Working Hours: 35 per week

The Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Adviser service provides a highly responsive and individualised information, signposting and referral service to people with a diagnosis of dementia and those that care for them.

The Dementia Adviser offers a first point of contact for all people during the process of getting a diagnosis and also working after diagnosis to assist people with dementia and their carers’ in identifying their needs. The Dementia Adviser provides people with support and help to maintain their independence, improve their sense of well-being and help them to stay in control of their lives.

The role requires you to contribute to the development and maintenance of a database of local knowledge and information ensuring continual improvement of the service and the growth in organisational knowledge.

Within this role it is essential that you build relationships with a wide and diverse range of local contacts including, but not limited to, GPs, mental health services, carers support services, Admiral Nurses and other community based organisations. Dementia Advisers have the opportunity to provide support and guidance to connect the person with dementia and their family/carer to community support and to work towards the integration of primary, secondary and community care services. 

For further information please visit The Alzheimer’s Society website here.

Dementia Adviser (Part-time)

Deadline 7th August 2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Grimsby

Salary: £12,207 actual per annum

Working Hours: 21 per week

The Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Adviser service provides a highly responsive and individualised information, signposting and referral service to people with a diagnosis of dementia and those that care for them.

The Dementia Adviser offers a first point of contact for all people during the process of getting a diagnosis and also working after diagnosis to assist people with dementia and their carers’ in identifying their needs. The Dementia Adviser provides people with support and help to maintain their independence, improve their sense of well-being and help them to stay in control of their lives.

The role requires you to contribute to the development and maintenance of a database of local knowledge and information ensuring continual improvement of the service and the growth in organisational knowledge.

Within this role it is essential that you build relationships with a wide and diverse range of local contacts including, but not limited to, GPs, mental health services, carers support services, Admiral Nurses and other community based organisations. Dementia Advisers have the opportunity to provide support and guidance to connect the person with dementia and their family/carer to community support and to work towards the integration of primary, secondary and community care services. 

For more information please visit The Alzheimer’s Society website here.

NELincs Polling District, Polling Places and Polling Station Review

Deadline 23rd August 2019

The Council is proposing changes to some of the current polling districts, polling places and polling stations – as shown on the attached consultation  document.  In particular, these changes will affect the polling districts for: Croft Baker; Heneage; Humberston and New Waltham; Scartho and West Marsh Wards.

The ward maps:

The consultation document explains the proposed changes and attached plans showing the proposed new polling districts for these five Wards.

For a link to the polling district review webpage (which contains the timetable and current polling district maps) click here.

If you have any comments you would like to make on the proposed changes in the consultation document, or indeed any comments on the remaining polling districts, polling places or polling stations, then please let Stephen McGrath have these views by no later than Friday, 23rd August 2019 Email – Stephen.Mcgrath@Nelincs.gov.uk

Please note that a report containing the feedback from the consultation process and details of the final proposed changes to the polling districts, polling places and polling stations will be considered by the Licensing and Community Protection Committee and then Council during September 2019.  It is proposed that any changes to the polling districts agreed by Council will then come in to effect following the publication of the new electoral register on 1st December 2019.

Swire Charitable Trust

Grants are available for UK registered charities working to deliver positive and lasting change to UK society under three programme areas: Welfare; Opportunity; and Heritage.

Projects must address at least one of the Trust’s funding programme objectives, which are:

  • Community and social welfare – the funding is for charities that help to foster long-term positive change in the lives of disadvantaged people and their communities with particular interest in charities working with:
    • Young people leaving care.
    • People with physical and learning disabilities.
    • Homeless people.
    • Ex-servicemen and women.
    • Victims of slavery and human trafficking.
  • Education and training – the funding is for charities that help children and adults from all backgrounds to fulfill their potential and make the most of their talents with particular interest in charities that are:
    • Working to narrow the attainment gap for disadvantaged and marginalised children.
    • Targeting improvements in essential skills such as literacy and numeracy.
    • Empowering young people not in education, employment or training (NEETs), or marginalised adults, to engage with education or training.
  • Heritage – the funding is for charities working to restore neglected buildings and monuments which can contribute to community regeneration, particularly in areas of deprivation with particular interest in smaller heritage charities that focus on providing employment or volunteering opportunities for the local community – and contributing to the regeneration of the area. The restoration must have public benefit.

For further information please visit the Swire Charitable Trust website here.

The Edward Gostling Foundation

The Edward Gostling Foundation offer grants to support people of all ages living on low incomes who have a physical and/or mental disability or long-term illness.

They have two funding streams available:

  • Small Grants of less than £5,000.
  • Large Grants of more than £5,000.

Applications must address at least one of the four themes of the Foundation:

  • Health and wellbeing: to maintain, improve and advance the health and welfare of people living with disabilities and/or long-term illnesses.
  • Independent living at home: to support people who wish to remain living in their own home for as long as is practically possible.
  • Respite: either for the person living with a disability (or long-term illnesses) or the carer to access sports and leisure activities or simply enjoy fun, friendship and the opportunity to socialise and share with others who may be in a similar situation.
  • Transition: to provide fundamental life skills and infrastructure necessary to allow people to reach their full potential in all areas of life and to become a valued member of their local community.

For further information please visit the Edward Gostling Foundation website here.

Screwfix Foundation

The Screwfix Foundation work with both national and local charities, donating much needed funds to help all sorts of projects, from repairing buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating the homes of people living with sickness and disabilities.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be helping those in need by reason of financial hardship, sickness, disability, distress or other disadvantage in the UK.
  • Be looking for funding to support projects that relate to the repair, maintenance, improvement or construction of homes, community buildings and other buildings.

The Screwfix Foundation currently offers local registered charities and not for profit organisations funding of up to £5,000. All applications are reviewed individually by the Screwfix team on a quarterly basis, the review dates are in February, May, August and November. All successful applications will be contacted by post, email or phone to arrange the next step. Unsuccessful applicants will be contacted within one month of the review meeting. If on the first instance an application is unsuccessful, we welcome any future applications charities may wish to make.

For more information click here for the Screwfix website.

European Social Fund: Humber Work Experience Pilot

Deadline 2nd October 2019

Call to run a project to build capacity within SME’s – working with employers and learning providers to pilot work experience opportunities in the Humber LEP area.

Through this Call ESF are seeking a programme of activity – to provide employers with practical and coherent routes to engage with education and training institutions to help create work ready young people adding value to their business in the future.

The project will establish a robust pilot work experience programme across the Humber Region. Focus will be to engage with employers in curriculum design and delivery, providing meaningful interactions with young people – i.e. tasters, work experience, mentors, meet the employer sessions etc.

ESF are seeking one programme which must deliver across the whole of the Humber. Collaborative bids are encouraged.

Approximately £500,000 of ESF is available.

For further information please visit the GOV.UK website here.

Ashiana – Sessional Outreach Worker – Anti Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Project

Deadline Friday 26th July 2019 5pm

Salary: £9.61 per hour rising to £10.91

Location: Outreach work across the Region with regular regional, cross regional and occasional national travel Regions include: South Yorkshire, East Midlands, Humberside, West Yorkshire and the North East (please state the region you are applying for on your application form)

Ashiana supports Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee women who have experienced violence and abuse; including domestic abuse, forced marriage and ‘honour-based’ violence, FGM, human trafficking and modern slavery; to move into safe, independent and positive futures.

This post is within the Anti Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Team, aiming to offer high quality support and outreach services to women who have experienced human trafficking and modern slavery across the region.

Job Purpose:

  • To support clients to access their entitlements as potential victims of trafficking
  • To assist clients in resolving problems and developing life skills through the provision of safety planning, support, information, signposting and advocacy.
  • To establish and promote an effective working relationship with partner agencies, both statutory and voluntary, to further the support available to our client group.
  • To promote independent living and make timely referrals to move-on accommodation or resettlement support.
  • To assist service users to exit human trafficking and modern slavery situations in a safe and positive way.

For further information please visit the Ashiana website here.