We are recruiting

Community Support Worker – Full Time 37 hours                                     

Salary – £21,700 per annum – permanent contract

Rotherham Federation are seeking an experienced Community Support Worker to join their team to work on the “Making Our Money Go Further” project supporting community groups to form, develop and improve their skills, knowledge, and resilience in relation to money management.   

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote the Making Our Money Go Further project and support the formation of community groups.
  • To support groups and individuals with money management matters, improving their skills and knowledge and reducing their stress and anxiety.
  • Provide planned and ad-hoc support to community groups formed through the Making Our Money Go Further project including delivering face to face and online/digital sessions.
  • Work in partnership with Citizens Advice Rotherham and refer clients for one to one advice sessions.
  • Recruit, train, and support volunteers to develop their confidence and skills, and become “Money Champions”.
  • Support and train other service providers to develop their knowledge and skills regarding Money Management.
  • Monitor the impact and effectiveness of the work through agreed monitoring and data capture systems.
  • To deliver and report on specific targets and outputs as determined by funding requirements.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of providing groups and individuals with money management support in a community-based setting.

For further details and to request an application pack, please contact: Sarah Fletcher on 07538 625113 or email sarah.fletcher@rotherfed.org

The closing date for applications is 6th November 2020 at 10am with interviews held on 10th November 2020.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted on the 6th November and invited to an interview.

Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice, and this will result in interviews being held online via Zoom or Teams.

Successful candidates will have a DBS check carried out.

Appointment will be subject to suitable references.

We are recruiting

Befriending Co-Ordinator – Full Time 37 hours                                           

Salary – £21,700 per annum – 12-month contract initially

Rotherham Federation are seeking an experienced Befriending Co-Ordinator to join their team to support Rotherham communities to grow and develop, working with local people to building their sense of belonging, community pride and spirit.

Duties include:

  • Work alongside the Rotherfed Volunteer Co-ordinator to deliver training and mentoring of befriending volunteers.
  • To develop and maintain administrative systems to support the effective functioning of the project.
  • To be responsible for updating the database and other recording systems as appropriate, ensuring project outcome and outputs are captured.
  • Promote befriending volunteering (internally and externally) through recruitment and publicity strategies and campaigns.
  • Help organise profile-raising events to attract new befriending volunteers.
  • Interview and recruit befriending volunteers and ensure they are appropriately matched and trained for a position.
  • Organise volunteer rotas and provide induction and training.
  • Celebrate volunteering by nominating volunteers for awards and organise celebration events.
  • Offer advice and information to befriending volunteers and external organisations through face-to-face, telephone and email contact.
  • Manage budgets and resources, including the reimbursement of befriending volunteer expenses.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in recruiting, managing, and working with volunteers. 1 years’ experience of training, mentoring, and developing volunteers

For further details and to request an application pack, please contact: Sarah Fletcher on 07538 625113 or email sarah.fletcher@rotherfed.org.  The closing date for applications is 4th September 2020 at 10am with interviews held on Wednesday 9th September 2020.

Applicants that have been shortlisted will be contacted on the 4th September 2020 to be invited to an interview.  Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice, and this will result in interviews being held via online methods such as “Zoom” or “Teams”.

As stated above this is a 12-month contract initially, however Rotherham Federation are looking to make this a permanent role going forward, funding permitting.

Successful candidates will have a DBS check carried out.

Appointment will be subject to suitable references.

Volunteer Role: Telephone Befriender

Are you interested in helping others?

Do you enjoy a good chat with someone?

Have you got the odd half an hour to help someone feel that bit less lonely?

Then telephone befriending could be the role for you! Our volunteers call people who have identified themselves as lonely and offer them a friendship call. Calls last on average for 30 minutes and make a real difference to people’s week. All volunteers receive full training for this role and are supported by a staff team.

Volunteer Role Description

Job Vacancy – Volunteer Coordinator with Rotherham Federation

Volunteer Co-Ordinator – Full Time 37 hours                               

Salary – £23,500 per annum – 12-month contract

Rotherham Federation are seeking an experienced Volunteer Co-Ordinator to join their team to support Rotherham communities to grow and develop, working with local people to building their sense of belonging, community pride and spirit.

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Rotherham Federation Covid-19 Update

During the Covid-19 Pandemic Rotherham Federation are working with funders and contract providers to fulfil our commitment of Strengthening Communities in Rotherham. This is including changing how we work in order to comply with Government guidelines as well as safeguarding our members, staff and the community as a whole.

Public meetings have been cancelled or postponed and staff are working from home. You can still contact all staff by email and most staff on their mobiles and we will continue to be here.

Find out more information here:

www.gov.uk/coronavirus

www.rotherham.gov.uk/coronavirus

www.rotherhamgismo.org.uk

Visit these Facebook groups to keep in contact/keep up to date:

RotherFed Good News Stories

East Herringthorpe Coronavirus help

Ferham/Masbrough Coronavirus help

East Dene Coronavirus help

You can contact us on the numbers below:

Kathryn – 07940193592

Sarah – 07538625113

Rachel – 07983147948

Rob – 07538625150

Dan – 07507277945

Laura – 07813543332

For general enquiries or if the staff member you are wanting is not on the list please call Laura or email info@rotherfed.org

Stay Home. Stay Safe.

Bakersfield Court 10th Anniversary Event

Bakersfield Court TARA celebrated their 10 year anniversary with an event on Thursday 16th May 2019

The former mayor and his wife attended, one of the last events he attended as Mayor.

Congratulations to Bakersfield court for 10 years of involvement and social inclusion at the centre!

Tenants and the Former Mayor
TARA Treasurer/Secretary and the Former Mayor and his Wife

This was taken from our quarterly newsletter for Summer 2019.