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Paid Position

Smart Energy Champion x 2

Part Time (20-25 hours per week depending on your availability)
£20,000 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term Contract, 5 months, immediate start July-December 2019

We are a registered social inclusion charity that support disadvantaged and vulnerable children, young people and adults in Greater Manchester.  We currently deliver fuel poverty and energy advice and support to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Salford to combat fuel poverty and raise awareness of energy efficiency. We have recently secured 5 months funding from Smart Energy GB to deliver an exciting new project in Salford.

The Smart Energy project aims to raise awareness and provide information about Smart Meters to help older people aged 65+ in Salford to understand the costs and benefits of using them in their homes.

The successful candidate(s) will work closely with community, voluntary and partner organisations to promote Smart Energy in the community to older people aged 65+. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about energy, technology and people.  They will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage and build rapport with older people, staff, volunteers, community groups and local partners
  • A good understanding of fuel poverty and energy efficiency and willingness to develop their knowledge and complete training for the role
  • Experience of working with older people and/or community groups in disadvantaged communities
  • Flexible working is required to ensure that the project is accessible and reaches older people in the community
  • The post holder must have access to their own transport to travel to and from venues across Salford, for which mileage costs will be paid

For a full Job Description & Person Specification, Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form please see the Downloads below

* Application closing date is 12 noon on Wednesday 17th July 2019
* Interviews will be held on Friday 19
th July 2019

To Apply
If you would like to be considered for these exciting new roles, please send your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form to: Recruitment, Salford Foundation, Foundation House, 3 Jo Street, Salford M5 4BD or email

Unfortunately we are not able to accept CVs

Previous applicants need not apply

Paid Position

Youth Services Co-ordinator

£20,000 per annum
35 hours per week

Salford Foundation is currently developing its Targeted Youth services and we anticipate expanding our team in the near future. We will be seeking to appoint suitably experienced and qualified co-ordinators to support young people needing additional support to enable them to reduce their risk taking behaviours and/or increase their confidence, skills and resilience, enabling them to lead healthy, happy and aspirational lives.

The co-ordinators will provide 1:1 mentoring for young people aged 8-16 years old. You will provide them with a range of learning and developmental opportunities and positive activities, designed to increase aspiration and confidence. The successful post holder will have a proven background of delivering interventions specifically designed to support young people from a range of backgrounds.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are interested in joining our team, please send a copy of your CV to as soon as possible.

Paid Position

NCS Summer Group Leader Staff Roles

£1,721.40 (20 day role)

The NCS Group Leaders will each be responsible for a cohort of 15 young people (school leavers) for two full residential weeks. Successful candidates will then supervise the group to plan and deliver a social action project based at a local community venue the following 2 weeks. You will be involved with a national initiative to shape young people and improve communities.

All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

For more information on the NCS Summer Group Leader Staff Roles please see the Job Description in the Downloads section below.

If you would like to be considered for one of the NCS Summer Group Leader Staff Roles, please click here to complete the on-line application form.

If you have any questions please email or telephone the NCS team on 0161 787 3838.
Wave Dates
Wave 0 1st July – 26th July 2019
Wave 1 8th July – 2nd August 2019
Wave 2 15th July – 9th August 2019
Wave 3 22nd July – 16th August 2019
Wave 4 29th July – 23rd August 2019
Wave 5 * 5th August – 23rd August 2019

* Please note that Wave 5 is a shorter wave, therefore, pay will be proportionate.

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