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At WIRED we are always looking for talented, committed individuals to join us.
WIRED is committed to promoting equality and dignity, challenging discrimination and encouraging social inclusion and is an accredited Investors In People employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including older people. 
WIRED is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices. Enhanced DBS check required for appropriate roles

​Carer Connector - £13919.36 per annum (£17399.20 FTE)

  • 28 hours per week (Monday-Friday)
  • 27 days annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays
  • £13919.36 per annum (FTE £17399.20)
  • Based in Birkenhead but with some outreach at Wirral Hospitals & GP practices

Overview

Wired is a registered charity that provides a range of services to disadvantaged people and carers within Wirral, Liverpool, Knowsley and Warrington. The objective of the Carer Connector role is to support carers in Wirral so they feel supported in their caring role. WIRED and its partner organisations provide a range of information, advice, support, counselling and relaxation opportunities and services for carers in order to support them in their caring role.

Key skills and personal qualities required

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation including the Care Act 2014, organisations supporting carers and the Health and Social Care System
  • Experience of supporting carers both over the phone and face to face
  • Experience of working with and supporting volunteers
  • Experience of supporting people to develop their skills, confidence and knowledge
  • Experience of developing and delivering information sessions
  • Experience of developing support groups and peer support groups
  • Experience and use of monitoring and feedback processes
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-agency team and dealing with health and social care professionals
  • Driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • IT literate, with good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc, as well as internet search skills and email use

How to apply

Download and complete the application pack from the downloads section of this page. For more information contact Lynn Griffiths on 0151 670 0777. Closing date for submitting complete application forms, Friday 2nd November, 5pm​

  • Finance Co-ordinator
  • 21 hours per week (over 4 days)
  • Actual salary - £14,400 (FTE £24,000)
  • 27 days annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays

Overview

​This post will play a key role with the organisation and support the Senior Management Team. The Finance Co-ordinator will be responsible for the day to day managing of all financial reporting, production of monthly, quarterly accounts and payroll. The Finance Co-ordinator is expected to lead efficient financial management processes to support future growth and viability of WIRED, support with budget planning and take responsibility for monitoring of finances.

Key skills and personal qualities required

  • Finance Degree, CIMA, level 4 AAT (qualified or part qualified) or equivalent or relevant experience
  • Experience of delivering efficient financial management processes to support organisational growth
  • Team player with the ability to work with other functional areas across the business
  • High standard of ICT including, Excel, Sage and IRIS Payroll software or similar
  • Experience of and knowledge of payroll processing
  • Experience of Government Pension Portal (NEST) and of uploading monthly pension contributions as part of overall payroll processing
  • Ability to manage varying levels of work e.g. strategic and operational day to day finance
  • Experience of financial analysis, production and reporting of Budgets, Cashflow, P&L, Balance Sheet, quarterly management accounts
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the charity sector and or social enterprise business sector
  • Experience of VAT

How to apply

Download and complete the application pack from this page. For more information contact David Maguire on 0151 522 7990.

Closing date for submitting complete application forms - Friday 2nd November 2018

Recruitment conducted in accordance with WIRED’s Equality and Diversity policies and procedures. WIRED is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices. Enhanced DBS check required. WIRED welcomes applications from disabled people

Customer Service Assistant/Apprentice​

  • 35 hours per week
  • £3.70 per hour with performance related increases available

WIRED provide mobility scooter hire and shop mobility services from a range of locations across Wirral. As part of the ongoing development and expansion of the Shop Mobility Service WIRED require a Customer Service Apprentice. The role will be based at WIRED’s Birkenhead Shop Mobility Centre located at 5 St John Street, Birkenhead.

The key duties of the role include:

  • ​Meeting and greeting shop mobility customers
  • Taking payment for scooter hire
  • Updating customer records/customer database
  • Responding to telephone and email enquiries
  • Keeping the services social media up to date with good news stories etc
  • Keeping the reception area clean and tidy and clutter free so that it is safe and accessible for service users

The successful applicant will have the following skills and personal qualities;

  • ​Good time keeping
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good face to face communication and listening skills
  • Good IT skills – Word, Excel, email (outlook)
  • Strong literacy and numeracy
  • A good understanding of how to use the internet and social media
  • A strong work ethic and a desire to progress within the organisation

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join WIRED at an exciting time, when the shop mobility service is looking to expand and develop its services. WIRED has a proven track record of supporting apprentices to grow and develop within the organisation and to progress to other opportunities.

How to apply: Submit your cv to WIRED at contact@wired.me.uk by 2nd November 2018

For more information contact Lynn Griffiths on 0151 670 0777

Recruitment conducted in accordance with WIRED’s Equality and Diversity policies and procedures. WIRED is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices. Enhanced DBS check required. WIRED welcomes applications from disabled people

Mediator - SEND - Wirral SEND Partnership

Salary: £75 per session

Summary of role
Wired is a registered charity that provides a range of services to disabled adults, children, young people, parents and carers. WIRED is now looking to recruit a self-employed SEND Mediator on a sessional basis.

The objective of the SEND Mediator is to facilitate dispute resolution usually, but not exclusively, between families and the Local Authority or Clinical Commissioning Group. The aim is to reduce the need for litigation and to improve relations where there has been historic conflict.

The SEND Mediator will need to understand the appropriate legal test to be applied in each session and to undertake training around legislation related to SEND such as the Children and Families Act (2014), the SEND Code of Practice (2015) and the Equality Act (2010). Additional training can be provided in relation to this.

The SEND Mediator must consistently demonstrate the highest levels of neutrality and impartiality and show a commitment and drive to facilitate a resolution in-line with the best interests of the child or young person.

The SEND Mediator must be emotionally resilient and responsive under what can be challenging circumstances at times. The SEND mediator must be able to follow instructions from the Mediation and Disagreement Resolution Service Manager and will arrange and undertake regular professional supervision via an experienced and qualified mediation supervisor, evidence will need to be provided of these arrangements.

For more information about this role please call Natalie Johnson on 0151 522 7990 or email contact@wired.me.uk. To apply, please download the Mediator Job Description and Person Specification and submit a completed WIRED application form​ to contact@wired.me.uk.


Applications from under-represented groups are welcome. CVs will not be accepted.