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Development Worker (Groups)  {26 Feb 2020}

Organisation: High Peak CVS

Salary: £23,836 Pro Rata at 21 hrs per week

High Peak CVS is a charitable organisation that supports community and voluntary groups across the High Peak area of Derbyshire. An exciting and vital opportunity has now arisen for a Development Worker to join our small and dedicated team.

The Development Worker will be a key member of the team and will focus on our core activity of supporting and developing new and existing community groups across the High Peak. Voluntary and community organisations are essential in delivering services and support to the local community and this role will be paramount in offering the expertise, advice and guidance required to support our members.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with Community groups and organisations and a comprehensive understanding of the challenges they face.

The Development Worker will report to the Chief Executive Officer. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role for an organisation which does great work.

Fixed Term Contract until March 2022 with possibility to extend/increase hours depending on funding.

Location: Whaley Bridge – travel required throughout the High Peak

The closing date for all applications is Monday 23 March 2020 at 5pm.

An information pack and application form can be downloaded from our website or email:

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted but can be included alongside a completed application form. Due to the number of applications expected we will be unable to provide feedback to all unsuccessful applicants.

If you require the application pack in any other format please let us know.  

Administrative Assistant  {18 Feb 2020}

Organisation: The Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health

Salary: P/T 20 hrs pw Salary £8.21 ph

This post is to be worked Monday to Friday, between the hours 8.30am to 12.30pm, and is based in the Matlock office.  

The role requires the individual to have experience of working in an office, good communication skills, to be flexible and versatile, and to play a key role in delivering an efficient and professional service. 

A full driving licence and use of a car for work purposes is essential.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this position ring Toni Bryan on 01629 733915.

Application is by completion of an application form obtainable from Toni Bryan or submission of a CV, with a covering letter. Please ensure you ask to see a copy of the job description and person specification before applying.  After 20 suitable applicants the position will be closed and no further applications will be considered.

Email for more information.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 27 February 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Mental Health Support Worker  {18 Feb 2020}

Organisation: The Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health

We are looking to recruit for the following positions in the Derbyshire Dales and High Peak areas, namely in Matlock, Buxton, New Mills and Glossop. Several vacancies are available.

 Mental Health Support Worker
Various contracts available - ranging from 25 to 30 hours per week.

 Mental Health Support Worker – (Bank Worker)
This is a zero hours contract.  Hours and days to be mutually agreed as dictated by the demands of the business.

Salary scale from £8.21ph to £8.69ph (plus 3% pension contribution)

The position of Mental Health Support Worker requires you to support people experiencing poor mental wellbeing. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with people, and will be reliable and flexible. They will also be confident, have excellent communication skills, and be able to provide our clients with support and encouragement. 

Previous experience in a care setting is beneficial, but not essential because full training will be provided. You must be a car owner and have a full licence. 

If you would like to have an informal discussion about either position ring Nicole Ball on 01629 733915.

Application is by completion of an application form obtainable from Toni Bryan or submission of a CV. Please ensure you ask to see a copy of the job description and person specification before applying. The advert will close earlier if they receive 25 suitable applications before the closing date.

Email for more information.

The closing date is Thursday 27 February 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Skills Co-ordinator  {18 Feb 2020}

Organisation: Derbyshire Voluntary Action

Salary: 30 hours per week 0.8 FTE £26,470 FTE

COMMuniTY CHESTERFIELD is a 3-year initiative, entering year two, which will develop and facilitate opportunities for the University of Derby and Chesterfield’s voluntary and community sector to work collaboratively together in ways that will strengthen Chesterfield communities.

The Skills Co-ordinator plays a vital role and leads on the project’s objectives around delivering training for voluntary sector groups, placements for students at voluntary sector groups and creating shared learning workshops.

The successful candidate will understand the training needs and opportunities of voluntary sector groups by engaging with and consulting a wide audience of stakeholders and beneficiaries, work collaboratively with colleagues to develop and contribute to the production of the training, knowledge sharing and learning materials which will accompany the courses and workshops. They will also work closely with the University of Derby to create meaningful placements for students with voluntary sector organisations.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, contact Project Manager, Jenny Raschbauer on 01246 555908 ext 2. Monday - Wednesday office hours or Thursday mornings.

For an application pack contact:

Closing Date: Sunday 1 March 2020

Fundraising / Development Post  {5 Feb 2020}

Organisation: High Peak Community Arts

One day per week, starting 1 June 2020 

An exciting new three-year role at High Peak Community Arts, the successful applicant will be responsible for raising the match funding needed for Project eARTh (arts and health programme) and revenue funding for High Peak Community Arts.

The role will also include exploration of local / regional developments in arts and health and social prescribing.  

For full details, email or look on the website home page -

Deadline for applicants: 9am Monday 23 March.
Interviews: Tues 31March  

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