Why Sova is a great place to work

We are proud of what we do and the impact we have on individuals, on families and on the communities to which they belong. We know that people - their skills, capacity and commitment - are the key to delivering and improving Sova services. Our commitment to our employees is to work effectively in partnership with them and to support them to support the clients and communities we work in.

The rewards of working for Sova do not just end at transforming the lives of the individuals and families we work with. We also offer a range of work based benefits.

Current jobs:

Project Coordinator - Gloucestershire Independent Visitors Service

An exciting opportunity for a Volunteer Coordinator has arisen for the right individual, to provide effective support to Sova’s Gloucestershire Independent Visitors project.


Our volunteer Independent Visitors offer long-term support and encouragement for looked after young people in Gloucestershire. We match each volunteer Independent Visitor with a child or young person who needs extra support and encouragement, sometimes because they have little or no contact with their own families. The volunteer is there as someone ‘independent’ in the young person’s life, distinct from the professionals paid to support them.

Reference: PC1237 – Please ensure you quote this reference on your application form
Base: Gloucestershire (Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud)
Salary: £20,502 - £22,253 per annum pro rata
Hours: 16 Hours per week, Part time
Project funding end date: 31st July 2022

Skills required for this post include administration, data inputting and collation and volunteer recruitment and selection.


The Project Coordinator role is critical in ensuring that we provide the right structure, training and support for our volunteers to carry out this important work. The role requires excellent understanding, knowledge and expertise of recruiting and training volunteers to a very high standard and supervising their activities on an ongoing basis.

Please do not send CV’s as they are not an acceptable alternative to completed application forms.  Applications should be returned electronically to recruitmentsouth@sova.org.uk


Closing Date: 12.00pm, Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Interviews will be held: 31st August 2017 or 1st September 2017

 

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2 x Case Officers - CFO3 Connect East of England

Exciting new opportunity
2 x Case Officers – CFO3 Connect East of England    


Job Reference:  CO 1228/1229 – Please ensure you quote this reference on your application form
Base:  Home (within Norfolk, Suffolk, South Essex, Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire)
Salary Range: £20,502 - £22,253 (pro rata, 28hrs per week)
Starting Salary: £20,502 (pro rata, 28hrs per week)
Hours: 28 Hours per week, part-time, 4 days a week  
Project Funding end Date: 31/12/2020

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 25th August 2017
Interviews will be held: Wednesday 6th September 2017

Sova have two Case Officer posts available which will cover the East of England. Applicants should ideally live within the East of England, specifically within Norfolk, Suffolk, South Essex, Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire.

The role of Case Officer, Sova Connect (East of England), is critical to us achieving our mission. Our case management is service user-led focusing on the achievement of hard outcomes, which support the service users within the framework of the pathways to reducing re-offending (employment, education & training, housing, finance & debt, families, drug and alcohol support). Support will be delivered in custody at several prisons across the East of England as well as within the community following release.

Our Case Officers are there to provide, through volunteer mentoring, intensive, professional support, motivation, knowledge and expertise. Experience of volunteer recruitment and management would be an advantage. Working with partners across the third, public and private sectors the role also requires a commitment to multi-agency working and the ability to foster positive relationships with volunteers, partners, funders and key stakeholders.

N.B. Previous applicants need not apply

 

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Case Officer (Mid Wales)

Reference: CO1172

Salary Range: £20,502 - £22, 253 (pro rata)

Base: TBC, Covering South Powys (below Llandrindod Wells)

Hours: 17.5 Hours per week, Part-Time

Project Funding Date: 30th November 2019

Plus Benefits

The role of Case Officer is critical to us in helping ‘hard to reach’ individuals and families, offenders and ex-offenders stay out of trouble. Our case officers are there to provide intensive, professional support, motivation, knowledge and expertise. Working with partners across the third, public and private sectors the role also requires a commitment to multi-agency working and the ability to foster positive relationship with partners, funders and key stakeholders.

Please do not send CV’s as they are not an acceptable alternative to any part of the application form and will not be considered. Completed application forms should be returned electronically to: recruitmentsouth@sova.org.uk

Closing Date: 5.00pm, Sunday 27th August 2017

Interviews will be held: week commencing 11th September 2017

 

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ACE Administrative Project Assistant

Reference: APA1186

Base: Cardiff

Salary: £14,278 – 15,731 pro rata

Hours: 20 hours per week, part time

Plus Benefits

 

The Administrative Assistant will be expected to support the Programme, Service and Contract & Compliance Managers in ensuring participant, expenditure and outcome evidence is in place to support compliance with ESF guidance, they will be expected to work closely with team of Case Officers across the West Wales and Valleys area who will be working closely with project service users in developing their own individual action plan on a journey towards employment and utilise the support of volunteers, they will have recruited, to address issues of social exclusion and integration, and the achievement of other identified outcomes under the Welsh Governments Tackling Poverty agenda.

Please do not send CV’s as they are not an acceptable alternative to any part of the application form and will not be considered. Completed application forms should be returned electronically to: recruitmentsouth@sova.org.uk

Closing Date: 5.00pm Sunday 27th August 2017

Interviews will be held: week commencing 11th September 2017

 

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Finance Administration Assistant - Part Time

Job Reference:  FAA1208 (please ensure you quote this number on your app. form)

Base: Sheffield

Salary Range: £16,379 - £18,046 (pro rata)

Starting salary: £16,379 (pro rata)

Hours: 16 – 21 hours per week (flexible - to be agreed with successful candidate) part-time  

Contract funding end date: Ongoing

The Finance Administrative Assistant role is a new position within the organisation, and will be critical in ensuring that Sova meets all its internal and external obligations within the fields of finance.

 

Working with the Finance Officer, Finance Account Manager and Head of Finance, the post holder will take responsibility for various administrative elements of the Finance Department.

We are looking for a candidate with experience of data inputting, updating databases and maintaining records with a high degree of quality and accuracy. The ideal candidate would need to have Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Word skills. The candidate would have excellent communication skills, a flexible approach and experienced in liaising with a wide range of internal and external individuals.

Closing Date: Midday 31 August 2017

Interviews will be held on: w/c 11th September 2017

Please do not send CV’s as they are not an acceptable alternative to any part of the application form

*Previous applicants need not apply*

 

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