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Job Title - Chief Executive Officer

  • Salary - £40,000 - £50,000
  • Date Advertised - 02/06/2021 00:00:00

Organisation: Age UK Hereford & Localities

Job title: Chief Executive Officer

Closing date: 30th June 2021

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Are you committed to improving the lives of older people? Looking for a new challenge? A change in direction or a new job?

We are looking for a skilled, dynamic and inspirational CEO to take our ambitious charity forward. Age UK Hereford & Localities has played a crucial role in enriching and enhancing the lives of older people across Herefordshire since 2010, when the charity brought together four independent Age Concerns. With a total population of just over 192,000 people, of whom 29% are aged of 70, now more than ever Herefordshire’s older communities are in need of support.

Last year the charity helped over 1000 people through information and advice, telephone and befriending, shopping and gardening services amongst a range of other areas. The past year has shone a light on the isolation and challenges that many older people face. It is our ambition to capture this awareness and to continue to grow the support that we offer.

The charity was fortunate to enter the pandemic with a sustainable cost base and healthy reserves. We have weathered the past year well and we are now actively looking for our next CEO to lead us into the next exciting phase of our development with a sense of innovation and vision.

Potential candidates will provide inspiring leadership to a small and committed team of staff and volunteers, engage in profile and partnership building on behalf of the charity with a wide range of stakeholders, actively lead fundraising efforts, and provide day-to-day operational management expertise across the organisation. Candidates might have experience of either the third sector or health and care, however we will consider applications from a wide range of career backgrounds.

With a strong Board of Trustees, as well as a sense of renewal across the charity, it is a period of positive change for our organisation and with this comes a real opportunity to shape our strategy and achieve our vision. You will be part of the Age UK national network working closely with other Age UKs in the country. If you are passionate about transforming the lives of many older people across Herefordshire for the better then we would love to hear from you.


For more information and to apply, please email

Job Title - Centre Manager - Saxon Hall

  • Job Type - Negotiable Hours
  • Location - Hereford - South Wye
  • Start Date - 01/09/2021
  • Salary - Negotiable
  • Date Advertised - 08/06/2021 00:00:00

Centre Manager - £ and hours negotiable.

Start 1st September 2021


Saxon Hall community centre is located in the Putson district south of Hereford. Run as a not for profit business, it relies on revenue from the hire of its 2 modern halls and meeting room to offset operating costs. Special projects and further development are grant-funded.


In normal times it offers a range of educational, recreational, cultural and social activities to the local community. Today it is COVID compliant and operating at reduced capacity as a result.


Key aspects of the job are:

  • day to day management of the facilities

  • room hire booking and customer liaison

  • promoting the venue via social media

  • volunteer recruitment

  • running the maintenance programme

  • ensuring safety and security


Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Centre Manager enjoys a high degree of delegated authority and trust.

Your application must be lodged by 1st August 2021.

Application forms can be obtained by emailing Daniel Ovel at

Please also visit our website at  

Job Title - Volunteering Support Worker

  • Job Type - Part Time
  • Location - Leominster
  • Salary - £24,012 (pro rata £21,130)
  • Date Advertised - 15/06/2021 00:00:00

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We are seeking a person who understands and is motivated by the benefits that a diverse volunteer team can bring to an organisation.  


ECHO is a charity working mainly with people with moderate or severe learning disabilities.  We also support people with mental health needs or who have physical or sensory impairments. ECHO runs 25 different activities each week in community settings across Herefordshire.


We currently have over 80 active volunteers. However, an increasing number of people who approach us to become volunteers have their own support needs. Thanks to a grant from the Community Fund we are now able to appoint an additional worker to enable us to support a greater diversity of potential volunteers, whether they be our own participants with learning disabilities, people with mental health conditions or those seeking to return to the jobs market. There is 2 years until the end of the grant.


This is a part time appointment of 33 hours/week, although a job share will be considered (please state this in the application). Due to the nature of the role some flexible working is required including both evenings and occasional weekends.   The post holder will be based at our Leominster office, but will be required to visit all our projects in Hereford and Leominster. Access to independent means of transport is therefore an essential requirement of this post.


33 hours/week

 £24,012, Pro Rata (£21,130)

Closing date: 14/07/21

Interviews 23/07/21


Application pack from:


40 West Street, Leominster HR6 8ES

Tel: 01568 620307


  • Job Type - 30 hours per week
  • Location - Hope Family Centre

Job Vacancy


Café/KITCHEN Assistant

30 hour post, including occasional weekend work

We are looking for someone to join our friendly, hardworking team in our Café

We do lots of things upstairs at Oscar’s: prepare and cook lunches for Early Years, serve teas, coffees and lunches for café customers and cook huge quantities of food for delivery in the community

Oh, and we are also known for our friendly customer service, great coffee and freshly prepared food!


If you’d like to join our team and have the right experience and skills, please apply!


All candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance and excellent references

For an application form and full job description please email



Closing Date:  Monday 21 June 2021

Please visit our website for further details


Registered Charity No: 1077336 | Registered Company No: 03791772

Pre-school Learning Alliance No: 55273 | Ofsted No: EY333183


Job Title - Children's Support Worker

  • Job Type - Part Time - 24 hours per week

Children’s Support Worker with Hope Support Services

We're looking for a new Children's Support Worker to join our team!

Purpose: To deliver services to children, including one-to-ones and group work. To work as part of a team and in partnership with other professionals and agencies.

Commitment: 24 hours per week to include Mondays, Saturdays and one other day (to be agreed)

Role and responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate and lead children’s activity sessions and small group sessions

  • Organise and support Hope on the Road trips and activities

  • Provide one-to-one work with children

  • Meet new referrals, assess their needs and develop an action plan

  • Supervise sessional volunteers

  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the service and provide written reports of work undertaken as required

  • Promote service user involvement and facilitate service user feedback

  • Implement and follow Hope’s safeguarding policy and procedures for children and vulnerable adults

  • Liaise with schools, colleges and other organisations

  • Deliver presentations, assemblies etc to promote the work of Hope

  • Work with the frontline team to share good practice, attend team meetings and contribute to the development of Hope’s services

  • Record keeping, ensuring client notes are accurate

  • Attend regular supervision

  • Observe safe working practices at all times and follow all of Hope’s policies and procedures

For more information and to apply please visit - Children’s Support Worker – Hope Support Services