Food Network Co-ordinator

Salary: £32,640 - £35,700 + 6% pension
Hours: 36 hours per week (available for flexible working)
Contract: One-year fixed term (possible extension)
Location: Haringey
Closing date: Thursday, 16 July 2020, 12 noon

Are you passionate about addressing the causes of food poverty? Do you have experience of effective partnership working with different partners or organisations?

Haringey is about people and community. Our Haringey Together response to Covid-19 was an example of what we can achieve when we support each other.  We want to continue to work together to respond to the impact of Covid-19 and address long standing challenges in our borough. The Haringey Food Network is one way in which we are coming together to tackle this. We are currently recruiting a Food Network Co-ordinator to develop and maintain a Haringey Food Network comprised of neighbourhood-based food banks, community organisations, food producers and others. You will work in close partnership with Haringey Council to deliver our response to food poverty in the borough, liaising with local food hubs to redistribute food and to ensure that Haringey’s most vulnerable people receive food and essential items. You will be supported by a volunteer co-ordinator and a team of volunteers.

We are looking for someone who understands Haringey and our communities and can build and maintain strong working relationships, including between partners, to achieve excellent joint outcomes.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff.

To apply, please email your CV with contact details of two referees, a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to [email protected].

 


Social Prescriber

Salary: £25,500 per annum + 6% pension
Hours: 36 hours per week
Based at: Various GP Surgeries as assigned
Contract: One year (possible extension)
Closing date: 23 March 2020, 12 noon
Interviews: 27 March 2020

The Bridge Renewal Trust, in partnership with the NHS, are delivering a social prescribing service in Haringey.

As the Social Prescriber, you will provide follow on support to service users from the assessment and care plan, or from interactions with other professionals such as the GP. You will provide holistic assessments and co-design social prescription to improve health and well-being outcomes of individuals.

The Bridge Renewal Trust is a charity that delivers practical ways that people can live healthier, long and fulfilling lives – thus playing our part in working towards reducing health inequalities and building stronger communities.

Are you a passionate and dynamic individual with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills; and a proven track record of working in a multi-disciplinary team, working closely with GP practices and other healthcare professionals, the general public and voluntary sector?

We are currently recruiting a Social Prescriber who will focus on helping patients to make full use of local community and voluntary sector services available locally, as well as those provided by health and social care providers. The key requirements for this post are experience of working with clients providing person-centred care and being familiar with voluntary and community services to respond holistically to patients’ needs.

This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff.

To apply, please email or post your CV with contact details of two referees, a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to [email protected]gerenewaltrust.org.uk or send by post to The Bridge Renewal Trust, Laurels Healthy Living Centre, 256 St Ann's Road, London, N15 5AZ.


Trustees Wanted

Do you have the passion and commitment to be part of the team leading the Bridge on its journey to improve the health and wellbeing of local people and communities?

This year the Bridge Renewal Trust is celebrating its 10th year of working with local communities to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Haringey.

We are a unique and ambitious charity, committed to growing as social business. This is to ensure our legacy from the New Deal for Community programme (2001-2010) has a sustained impact supporting people to flourish.

We are looking for new people to join our effective and friendly board to build from success and steer the charity forward.

We are particularly seeking Trustees with expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Law – general
  • Law – charity, property, contracts
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Social policy and impact

You will need to be able to attend quarterly Board meetings, an annual business planning meeting, AGM, community events and any elective sub-committee meetings. Trustee roles are voluntary. We pay expenses in line with our volunteer policy.

For an application pack, please email [email protected]. To discuss further please contact the Chair, Rachel Hughes on 07702207193.

Deadline for receipt of application: This is not a competitive recruitment process, as applications are received, they will be considered on merit until the board skills shortfall is met. Applications as soon as possible.