LifeLine Projects

Vacancies

Thanks for taking an interest in working for us! We’re a close-knit bunch and work by the values of excellence, integrity, ownership, compassion and team. If that sounds like you, we’d love you to apply for one of our vacancies to join us in delivering our vision to impact individuals and influence systems.

By working with us, you will be offering solutions that are characterised by renewed hope, developed confidence and improved skills; our programmes release people to be agents of change in their communities.

If you decide to apply, please return your completed applications to recruitment@lifelineprojects.co.uk, unless otherwise specified.

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Healthwatch Project Officer

Final deadline for applications: Tuesday 31st May 2022
Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 22.5 per week
Location: LifeLine House, Dagenham RM8 3QS
Duration: 3 years
Full details for Healthwatch Project Officer

Description

We are seeking a motivated individual who has experience or an interest in both health and care and faith-related projects. The job role is focused on supporting the development and completion of a number of projects running simultaneously across the organisation. The post holder will be required to work closely with the staff team and have the ability to work on their own. Due to the nature of the projects, effective record keeping and updating system is an important aspect of this role.

Community Engagement Officer

Final deadline for applications: Tuesday 31st May 2022
Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 22.5 per week
Location: LifeLine House, Dagenham RM8 3QS
Duration: 3 years
Full details for Community Engagement Officer

Description

We are seeking a motivated individual to raise awareness of projects across the organisation, working with stakeholders including community groups, faith organisations, forums and hard to reach communities, NHS and local authorities as well as residents.

You will develop and deliver a programme of engagement, reaching out to all communities, with a particular focus on those that may be seldom heard.  This role requires you to capture people’s needs and experiences using a number of engagement tools and techniques so that these can effectively drive improvements and be used as evidence.

Working with other team members across the organisation, you will be required to support local residents and organisations by providing information and signposting services. Face-to-face engagement is an important aspect of this post.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Engagement and Support Officer

Salary: £22,000 (pro rata)
Hours: Up to 22.5 hours per week, inc. some evenings/weekends
Location: LifeLine Projects sites as required
Duration: Temporary position for up to 6 weeks
Full details for Engagement and Support Officer

Description

We are seeking a motivated individual who has experience or an interest in both health and care and faith related projects. The job role is focused on supporting the development and completion of a number of projects and engaging with stakeholders.

Nursery Room Leader, Ilford

Salary: £21,000
Hours: 40 per week
Location: Ilford, IG1 1NL
Duration: Permanent
Full details for Nursery Room Leader, Ilford

Description

Little Learners Nursery and Preschool are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, energetic and committed person to come and join our excellent staff team!

As Room Leader, you will work effectively as part of the nursery team, providing a stimulating and caring environment for children and supporting team members to provide a high standard of care and education.

The successful applicants will be required to have:

  • NNEB/CACHE, BTEC or NVQ in Childcare at Level 3 or above
  • GCSE – Maths and English – Grade C and above / or Functional Skills – Level 2 – English, Maths and ICT
  • Recent post qualifying experience
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Room leader experience in a day care setting
  • Experience and knowledge of child protection and safeguarding policies and procedures

A bonus of £750 will be paid on the successful completion of a probationary period to the required standard.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please email a completed application form to recruitment@lifelineprojects.co.uk.

Nursery Practitioner, Ilford

Final deadline for applications: Thursday 19th May 2022
Salary: £18.325
Hours: 40 per week
Location: Little Learners Nursery and Pre-School, Axon Place, Ilford IG1 1NL
Duration: Permanent
Full details for Nursery Practitioner, Ilford

Description

Little Learners Nursery and Preschool for children aged 3 months- 5 years are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, energetic and committed Level 3 Nursery Practitioner to join our excellent staff team!

We want your early year’s specific skills, your passion, creativity & determination to make a difference to children’s lives.

Our practitioners work 40 hours a week, between the Nursery hours of 7.30 am and 6.30 pm. As a Nursery Practitioner you will work effectively as part of a team, providing a stimulating and caring environment for children and support team members to provide a high standard of care and education.

Nursery Chef, Ilford

Final deadline for applications: Wednesday 18th May 2022
Salary: £10-£12 per hour
Hours: 25 per week
Location: Little Learners Nursery and Pre-School, Axon Place, Ilford IG1 1NL
Duration: Permanent
Full details for Nursery Chef, Ilford

Description

Little Learners Nursery and Preschool for children aged 3 months- 5 years are looking to recruit a Nursery Chef to join our excellent staff team!

You will be responsible for the everyday running of the nursery kitchen including menu planning, the preparation and cooking of meals for children and staff.

Experience in catering preferred but not essential and you will need to have a minimum of a level 2 in Food Hygiene.

Nursery Cleaner, Ilford

Final deadline for applications: Friday 17th June 2022
Salary: £9.50-£12.00 per hour
Hours: 10 per week
Location: Little Learners Nursery and Pre-School, Axon Place, Ilford IG1 1NL
Duration: Permanent
Full details for Nursery Cleaner, Ilford

Description

We are seeking a motivated individual to provide an efficient and effective cleaning service for the LifeLine Learners Nursery ensuring a high standard of cleaning is delivered and maintained, to meet the expectations of the Nursery.

Sessional Nursery Practitioners

Salary: £8.91 per hour
Hours: As and when required
Location: Ilford, IG1 1NL / Elm Park, RM12 4PT
Full details for Sessional Nursery Practitioners

Description

Little Learners Nursery and Preschool for children aged 3 months- 5 years are looking to recruit enthusiastic, energetic and committed Sessional Nursery Practitioners to work on an as and when required basis and to come and join our excellent staff team!

We want your Early Years specific skills, your passion, your creativity & determination to make a difference to children’s lives. The Sessional Nursery Practitioners will work effectively as part of the Nursery team, providing a stimulating and caring environment for children. Support team members to provide a high standard of care and education. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

Duties include:

  1. To help plan, prepare and participate in a range of activities that promote each child’s physical, intellectual and emotional needs to enable each child to reach their full potential.
  2. To assist with the implementation of activities which encourage linguistic and social interaction between the children and their carers.
  3. To complete Tapestry entries for children within the setting by observing, monitoring and recording each individual’s development.
  4. To attend parents evenings/open days and staff training as required.
  5. To communicate with parents/carers about the day to day needs of the children by fostering parental involvement and encouraging positive parenting skills.
  6. To help children acquire self-help skills including dressing, feeding, toilet training and an awareness of personal hygiene.
  7. To help ensure that the Nursery meets safety and hygiene requirements and to report any issues to a senior member of staff.
  8. To be flexible within working practices in the Nursery. Be prepared to assist where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs within the Nursery.
  9. To be aware of and comply with all LifeLine’s policies and procedures including Safeguarding, Child Protection Policy, Confidentiality Procedures and Equal Opportunities.
  10. To keep up to date with developments in childcare and parent education through regular training as appropriate.
  11. Be available and willing to work across all Little Learners Nurseries.
  12. Additional hours may be required to maintain ratios.
  13. To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as required from time to time.

The successful applicants will have:

  • NNEB/CACHE, BTEC or NVQ in Childcare at Level 3
  • GCSE – Maths and English – Grade C and above / or Functional Skills – Level 2 – English, Maths and ICT
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Recent knowledge of Safeguarding

Experience - Essential

  • Experience of working in a care/ education early years setting
  • Experience of planning age appropriate, short, medium and long-term plans in an early year’s setting to meet the needs of both individual children and those in a group setting in compliance with EYFS.
  • Experience of providing a nursery curriculum for 0-3 and/or 3–5-year-olds.
  • Knowledge/experience of meeting the needs of children and families.
  • Experience of maintaining accurate records and children’s profiles.

Experience - Desirable

  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience of working with children with special needs educational needs.
  • Recent first aid qualification
  • Knowledge of EYFS and/or Foundation Stage and the ability to implement this.

Relationships - Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate verbal reasoning and listening skills.
  • Ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and organisations.
  • Ability to build relationships with children.

Skills & Knowledge - Essential

  • Be able to work independently using your own initiative as well as within a team.
  • Ability to identify and deal with problems and to know when to refer on.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Communication - Essential

  • Ability to communicate clearly and simply both verbally and in writing.

If you would be interested in applying for this role, please complete the attached application form and return the to recruitment@lifelineprojects.co.uk.

Volunteer News Editor

Salary: Volunteer Role
Hours: Commitment of an average of 10 hours per week
Location: Remote
Full details for Volunteer News Editor

Description

We are currently looking for a News Editor (Volunteer) to assist our Communications Team. We are looking for the volunteer to have a minimum commitment of an average of 10 hours per week, including a weekly one on one meeting with Head of Communications.

The role will be to manage our news writers. You will work closely with Comms to properly promote news content. Although you may on occasion be assigned with other duties, generally you will edit the contributing writers' texts.

Duties

  1. Checking for factual errors by making extensive and meticulous research, and also correct logical and grammatical errors
  2. Making edits as necessary
  3. Providing regular feedback to our writers on how to improve their work
  4. Maintaining production schedules and report on the progress
  5. Participating in brain storming sessions regarding publication content
  6. Managing team of news writers, hiring and terminating as needed and necessary

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree or higher in the fields of Publishing, English, Communication, Media or Journalism
  2. A minimum of 4 years’ experience at Editor level
  3. To be an ambassador for LifeLine Projects at all time
  4. Excellent editing, presentation and communication skills
  5. The ability to operate under strict timelines and deadlines
  6. Positive attitude, detail and reader oriented with good multitasking and organisational ability
  7. Fluency in English

If you would be interested in applying for this volunteer role, please email your CV to recruitment@lifelineprojects.co.uk.

Volunteer News Writer

Salary: Volunteer Role
Hours: Commitment of an average of 10 hours per week
Location: Remote
Full details for Volunteer News Writer

Description

We are currently looking for a News Writer (Volunteer) to assist our Communications Team. We are looking for the volunteer to have a minimum commitment is an average of 10 hours per week including a weekly one-on-one meeting with the News Editor.

The role will be to create content for our newsletters and online blogs. You will work closely with the Communications Team to properly promote news content. Although you may on occasion be assigned with other duties, generally you will contribute ideas for stories in conjunction with the News Editor.

The duties will include:

  1. Verifying accuracy of facts and obtain supplemental material and additional details from files, reference libraries, and interviews with knowledgeable sources.
  2. Organising material and write stories conforming to specified length, style, and format requirements.
  3. Interviewing people in a range of different circumstances as needed.
  4. Building contacts to maintain a flow of news, for example, police and emergency services, local council, community groups, health trusts, press officers from a variety of organisations, the general public, etc.
  5. Seeking out and investigate stories via your contacts, press releases and other media.
  6. Working closely with the news team, photographers and editors.
  7. Producing concise and accurate copy according to the newspaper's house style.
  8. Researching and writing longer feature articles, sometimes for subsidiary publications and supplements.
  9. Creating news content for the website.
  10. 'Live' online reporting or real-time blogging when covering important events.

The successful candidates will

Qualifications

  1. Written Communication, Problem Solving, Deadline-Oriented, Expertise in news-gathering, writing, and editing for short-form and long-form reports, experience in journalism.
  2. The ability to operate under strict timelines and deadlines.
  3. Positive attitude, detail and reader oriented with good multitasking and organisational ability.
  4. Fluency in English.

If you would be interested in applying for this volunteer role, please email your CV to recruitment@lifelineprojects.co.uk.

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