Current Vacancies2021-06-10T12:17:08+00:00

ACCG has the following vacancies to fill:

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> Dementia Advisor2022-02-09T18:11:50+00:00

Salary: £21,748

Hours: 35 Hour per week (Fixed Term 2 years)

Location: Manchester

About ACCG

We are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced Dementia Advisor to join the ACCG a registered charity providing health and social care services in Manchester.

  • We are looking for an exceptional individual who is enthusiastic, motivated and highly professional who would like to be part our team as a Dementia Advisor to support BAME communities.
  • The Dementia Adviser will assist BAME people with dementia and their carers providing them with support and help to maintain their independence, improve their well-being, and giving them greater control of their lives.
  • You will build relationships with a range of local contacts and network with health and care professionals. You will also work to develop networks with partner organisations who work in the field of dementia to promote our aim to empower individuals living with dementia to make informed choices.

About the role

  • To promote the ACCG BAME Dementia Advice Service and develop networks with partner organisations who also work in the field of dementia, mental health, disabilities, and benefits and income advice, including Primary and Secondary care, Social Care and Health, and Welfare Benefit agencies, with the aim of promoting control and empowering individuals to make informed choices.
  • To help people to navigate and access appropriate services, ensuring they make contact with the right organisation/person able to help them.
  • To facilitate the weekly Dementia Advice, drop-in service.
  • To establish and maintain a Dementia support Network for people living with dementia, their families and carers to reduce social isolation encouraging interventions such as attending group activities and workshops.
  • To support service users to remain in the community through practical advice assisting with the removal of barriers to access their support needs.
  • To gather all appropriate information from the service user and their carer enabling appropriate guidance and advice.
  • To provide practical support as required throughout the person’s life as they live with dementia.

About You

  • The successful candidate will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) with a good understanding of the needs of people affected by dementia.
  • You must have the ability to work in a manner that facilitates inclusion, particularly of people from diverse communities affected by dementia, along with an understanding of the need for service user confidentially.
  • You will be speaking to people at all levels across your area so excellent communication, networking and influencing skills are also essential.
  • You will have experience of face-to-face service delivery, a good understanding of statutory and voluntary services, ensuring independence, choice and control for all those who access our service.
  • You will be committed to supporting people with dementia to live better lives.
  • You will have the ability to assess and evaluate the needs of service users.
  • You must also have the ability to manage several tasks at once and keep yourself motivated to perform under pressure.
  • Good IT skills and experience working with databases are also essential

Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Spec
 

Return Completed Applications to recruitment@accg.org.uk CV’s not accepted.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification as your application will be shortlisted against these criteria. Please provide full contact details for all referees within your application form including email addresses. Referees provided must include your current line manager and the last two employers. We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

> Advocacy Advisor2022-02-09T18:12:40+00:00

Salary: £15,530 pro rata (Full time £21,748)
Hours: 25 Hour per week
Location: Manchester

About ACCG
We are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced Advocacy Advisor to join the ACCG a registered charity providing culturally appropriate health
and social care services to Black Asian and Minority Ethnic people in Manchester

About the Role
We are looking for an exceptional individual who is enthusiastic, motivated and highly professional who would like to be part our team supporting Black Asian and Minority Ethnic people.
You will ideally, be an experienced keyworker and/or advocate with significant experience of supporting Black Asian and Minority Ethnic people.
You must have experience of delivering effective casework support and advocacy to service users and will have experience of working with external agencies.
To be considered, you must be in possession of a fully enhanced DBS check, issued within the last year or registered to the online update service.

About you
• The successful candidate will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent)
• You must have the ability to work in a manner that facilitates inclusion, particularly of people from diverse communities, along with an understanding of the need for service user confidentiality.
• You will be speaking to people at all levels across your area so excellent communication, networking and influencing skills are also essential.
• You will have experience of face-to-face service delivery, a good understanding of statutory and voluntary services, ensuring independence, choice and control for all those who access our service.
• You will have the ability to assess and evaluate the needs of service users.
• You must also have the ability to manage several tasks at once and keep yourself motivated to perform under pressure.
• Good IT skills and experience working with databases are also essential.

 

Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Spec

How to apply:
To apply please download and complete the application form

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please email: recruitment@accg.org.uk
Telephone: 0161 226 6334


Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification as your application will be shortlisted against these criteria. Please provide full contact details for all referees within your application form including email addresses. Referees provided must include your current line manager and the last two employers. We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

> Home Support Assistant2022-02-09T18:13:37+00:00

Salary: £9.50 Hour
Hours:Guaranteed 3 hours a week, with the expectation of working 15+ hours per week
Location:Working within your local community, Manchester, Trafford
Contract: Permanent

Background
ACCG is expanding our support services to people in the community we are looking for committed and enthusiastic people to join our staff team.

About the Role
To provide bespoke social and domestic support to adults in their homes. This will enable and empower people to improve their independence. This support will assist service users with a
variety of duties and activities to reduce isolation and provide a means of remaining in own home and community. Your role will providing practical and emotional support to service users in their own homes. Our service users are aged 18+ with a range of conditions, such as

    • Mental health problems
    • Physical health issues
    • Learning disabilities

Previous experience not essential – full training, equipment and a mobile phone will be provided. Applicants must have a full UK Driving License, have access to a car and will need to
add business use insurance to their policy.

Please click here to view the full Job Description and Person Spec

How to apply:
To apply please download and complete the application form

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification as your application will be shortlisted against these criteria. Please provide full contact details for all referees within your application form including email addresses. Referees provided must include your current line manager and the last two employers. We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

> Carer Services Project Worker2022-02-09T18:18:09+00:00

Salary: £21,748 p.a
Hours: 35 Hours per week (Fixed Term to June 2022) subject to funding may be extended
Location: ACCG Offices – Manchester

Background
ACCG are working in partnership with LMCP and ACMHS plus other associates to deliver carers services in the Central Manchester Locality. Our aim as a partnership is to promote
the Carers Pathway within our local communities and to identify unpaid carer’s early on in their caring role and support them to access carer’s services.

About the role

We are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity to join the ACCG and partner organisations in the role of Carer’s Service Project Worker. You will be required to support the Carers
Team within the partnership to ensure the project and its related activities are planned, initiated, and monitored within agreed timescales. You will have excellent organisational and networking skills as well as being a confident communicator. You will have experience in supporting those from underrepresented groups, in particularly those from an African Caribbean or South Asian background.

Please click here to view the full Job Description and Person Spec


Return Completed Applications to recruitment@accg.org.uk
CV’s not accepted.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification as your application will be shortlisted against these criteria. Please provide full contact details for all referees within your application form including email addresses. Referees provided must include your current line manager and the last two employers. We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please download one of the application forms below, complete and return to apply for any of the above roles.  Individual closing dates are noted within each job description.

Interactive Employment Form

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Standard Employment Form

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When you have downloaded this form, you can print it, fill in and then post back to ACCG.

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