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For almost 200 years, we’ve supported the people of Greater Manchester and our amazing team of staff. A couple of recent things we’re really proud of are receiving a strong Silver accreditation from Investors in People (IiP) in February this year and also that we support the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter, to improve employment standards across the region.

We don’t just talk the talk about investing in our people – we have a staff wellbeing support scheme, as well as ample training and development opportunities, Plus we offer other benefits like flexible working arrangements and wellbeing days. You’ll see from some of the quotes below how our staff feel about working here.

If you want to make a positive impact on the community and work in a supportive environment, we encourage you to apply to join us.

 

 

We are part of the national living wage scheme and have a 35 hour working week. And it doesn’t stop there. There’s also:

  • Hybrid working
  • Personal pension scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday entitlement
  • A day off for your birthday
  • A winter wellbeing day
  • Weekly meditation sessions
  • Management training and development
  • Staff support scheme
  • Increasing annual leave allocation for continued long service
  • Enhanced maternity package
  • Death in service benefit

 

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A typical day

A typical day of some of the team at Gaddum, so you can get a taste into what it’s like to work for us.

Carers Manchester Contact Point Support Worker

Children and Young People’s Bereavement Therapist

GP Counsellor

Getting Help Coordinator (Rochale)

What our team say about working for Gaddum

“I don’t think I’ve enjoyed a job as much as this. That’s down to the job itself and those I work with”

“A wealth of talent and expertise exists at Gaddum which I feel empowered by to deliver a first class service to the people we support”

How to apply

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age.

To apply for a vacancy below, please complete our application form and return to hr@gaddum.org.uk.

 

Current Vacancies

Employment Coach (Carers Manchester)

£26,241 per annum, pro rata

Part-time or full time hours available.

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 23rd July

As an Employment Coach with our Employcare Project you will be supporting unpaid carers living in Manchester; providing support and coaching in order for them to re-enter paid employment or voluntary roles.  The successful candidates will manage a small caseload of carers and provide them with 1:1 support, helping them overcome barriers to employment and training.  You will be responsible for supporting them through every stage of their journey, enabling participants to address their barriers and realise their aspirations.

This role is subject to a Basic DBS check.

For any queries regarding the role, please do not hesitate to get in contact for an informal discussion.  Queries can be directed to hr@gaddum.org.uk.

We are recruiting for a 1 full-time equivalent role, but are open to a mixture of parttime hours, so please put in your application how many hours you are interested in.

Applications for this role close at 5pm on Tuesday 23rd July. However, we may close this vacancy early if successful candidates are appointed, so please apply as soon as possible.

Why work with us?  

At Gaddum we are all committed to living our values; in all areas of our work we are supportive, empowering, professional, innovative and diverse.  Our teams are passionate about working together to support and empower individuals and their communities.  You will receive a full induction and training for your role and ongoing support from your colleagues and managers via supervisions, 1:1s and team meetings.   

All employees at Gaddum have access to an Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme and an online rewards/savings platform.  Our standard holiday entitlement is 25 days per annum plus bank holidays, with additional leave entitlement for your birthday and for wellbeing in the winter.    

Everyone has the right to request flexible working from day one because we recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance and our standard working week is only 35 hours. 

Gaddum is a Living Wage Employer and we are proud to have the Investors in People Silver Award.    

How to apply  

Applications should be made via the attached Application Form and submitted via email.  

Gaddum is proud to be a Disability Confident Level 2 Employer; if you need any support completing your application or require alternative arrangements, please get in contact.   

Gaddum is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment where every individual, regardless of background, feels valued and empowered to contribute. We celebrate diversity as a catalyst for innovation and growth and are committed to creating a workplace that thrives on varied perspectives and mutual respect. 

As part of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, Gaddum undertakes anonymous shortlisting by removing identifiable information from applications forms during the shortlisting process. 

Employment Coach JD and PS

Group Supervision Facilitator (Culturally Appropriate Advocacy)

£40-£60 per hour

1.5 hours per calendar month

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 25th June

The Culturally Appropriate Advocacy Service provides Advocacy for racially minoritised people (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people) in Greater Manchester who are being treated in a psychiatric inpatient site or who are at risk of detention under the Mental Health Act.

 

We aim to address racial disparities experienced in mental health care through Advocacy. We know that people from racially minoritised backgrounds are more likely to be detained under the Mental Health Act and experience worse outcomes when accessing care. Our Advocates work in partnership with the people they support and take their side. We promote social inclusion and social justice through Advocacy.

 

We want to proactively support our Advocate team and are introducing independent group supervisions based on the feedback from our Advocates. The Group Supervision Facilitator will facilitate monthly 1.5-hour group supervision sessions for a team of Culturally Appropriate Independent Advocates.

For any queries regarding the role, please do not hesitate to get in contact for an informal discussion.  Queries can be directed to hr@gaddum.org.uk.

Applications for this role close at 5pm on Tuesday 25th June. However, we may close this vacancy early if successful candidates are appointed, so please apply as soon as possible.

Why work with us?  

At Gaddum we are all committed to living our values; in all areas of our work we are supportive, empowering, professional, innovative and diverse.  Our teams are passionate about working together to support and empower individuals and their communities.

Gaddum is a Living Wage Employer and we are proud to have the Investors in People Silver Award.    

How to apply  

Please submit your CV and cover letter (max 1 page) to hr@gaddum.org.uk.  

 

Gaddum is proud to be a Disability Confident Level 2 Employer; if you need any support completing your application or require alternative arrangements, please get in contact.  

 

Gaddum is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment where every individual, regardless of background, feels valued and empowered to contribute. We celebrate diversity as a catalyst for innovation and growth and are committed to creating a workplace that thrives on varied perspectives and mutual respect. 

Gaddum Advocacy Group Supervision Facilitator JD and PS

Employment Support Worker (Carers Salford)

£26,241 per annum, (£15,745 pro rata)

21 hours per week

Closing date: Friday 28th June

The role of the Employment Support Worker is to ensure carers of all ages and backgrounds are aware of their rights and know how to receive support from Gaddum and other services they need at the right time for them.

The job holder will provide outreach & support sessions, deliver groups and events for carers and other relevant partners across Salford. Creating exciting new opportunities for carers through networking and building partnerships.

The role will focus on the outreach provision, working in different locations across Salford providing training to employers about the issues faced by working carers. In the role you will also connect with other organisations to create partnership and referral options. The role will include supporting the continued development of the service, assisting with the creation of resources and training. The role will also support our involvement offer; ensuring carers are at the forefront of service change and service delivery.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS

For any queries regarding the role, please do not hesitate to get in contact for an informal discussion.  Queries can be directed to hr@gaddum.org.uk.

Applications for this role close on 28th June 2024

Why work with us?

At Gaddum we are all committed to living our values; in all areas of our work we are supportive, empowering, professional, innovative and diverse.  Our teams are passionate about working together to support and empower individuals and their communities.  You will receive a full induction and training for your role and ongoing support from your colleagues and managers via supervisions, 1:1s and team meetings.

All employees at Gaddum have access to an Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme and an online rewards/savings platform.  Our standard holiday entitlement is 25 days per annum plus bank holidays, with additional leave entitlement for your birthday and for wellbeing in the winter.

Everyone has the right to request flexible working from day one because we recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance and our standard working week is only 35 hours.

Gaddum is a Living Wage Employer and we are proud to have the Investors in People Silver Award.  For a full list of our awards and accreditations, please visit our website.

How to apply

Applications should be made via the attached Application Form and submitted via email.  Full details can be found on our website.

Gaddum is proud to be a Disability Confident Level 2 Employer; if you need any support completing your application or require alternative arrangements, please get in contact.

Gaddum is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment where every individual, regardless of background, feels valued and empowered to contribute. We celebrate diversity as a catalyst for innovation and growth and are committed to creating a workplace that thrives on varied perspectives and mutual respect.

As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, Gaddum undertakes anonymous recruitment by removing identifiable information from applications forms during the shortlisting process.

Employment Support Worker JD and PS

Adult Carers Outreach & Development Worker

£23,993 per annum, (£11,967 pro rata)

17.5 hours per week

Closing date: Thursday 27th June

The role of the Outreach & Development Worker is to ensure carers of all ages and backgrounds are aware of their rights and know how to receive support from Gaddum and other services they need at the right time for them.

 

The job holder will provide outreach & support sessions, deliver groups and events for carers and other relevant partners across Salford. Creating exciting new opportunities for carers through networking and building partnerships.

 

The role will focus on the outreach provision, being based in different locations across Salford including hospitals, community venues, mental health settings and others accessed by people with caring responsibilities. The role will include supporting the continued development of the service, assisting with the creation of resources and training. The role will also support our involvement offer; ensuring carers are at the forefront of service change and service delivery.

 

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS

For any queries regarding the role, please do not hesitate to get in contact for an informal discussion.  Queries can be directed to hr@gaddum.org.uk.

Applications for this role close on 27th June 2024

 

Why work with us?  

At Gaddum we are all committed to living our values; in all areas of our work, we are supportive, empowering, professional, innovative and diverse.  Our teams are passionate about working together to support and empower individuals and their communities.  You will receive a full induction and training for your role and ongoing support from your colleagues and managers via supervisions, 1:1s and team meetings.   

All employees at Gaddum have access to an Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme and an online rewards/savings platform.  Our standard holiday entitlement is 25 days per annum plus bank holidays, with additional leave entitlement for your birthday and for wellbeing in the winter.    

Everyone has the right to request flexible working from day one because we recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance.    

Gaddum is a Living Wage Employer, and we are proud to have the Investors in People Silver Award.    

How to apply  

The closing date for applications is Thursday 27th June at 5pm. 

Applications should be made via the attached Application Form and submitted via email. 

Gaddum is proud to be a Disability Confident Level 2 Employer; if you need any support completing your application or require alternative arrangements, please get in contact.   

Gaddum is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment where every individual, regardless of background, feels valued and empowered to contribute. We celebrate diversity as a catalyst for innovation and growth and are committed to creating a workplace that thrives on varied perspectives and mutual respect. 

As part of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, Gaddum undertakes anonymous shortlisting by removing identifiable information from applications forms during the shortlisting process.

Adult Carer Outreach & Development Worker JD and PS

Contact Point Helpline Support Worker

£23,993 per annum, (£11,967 pro rata)

17.5 hours per week

Closing date: Friday 28th June

Carers Manchester Contact Point (CMCP) is the first point of contact for unpaid carers seeking information, advice and support to help them with their caring role.

The service delivers a free confidential helpline for carers weekdays (Monday – Friday, currently 10am – 4pm).

The aim of this role is to be part of a team providing a comprehensive information, advice and support service to carers in Manchester

The post holder will work alongside colleagues from Gaddum and potentially other organisations to be the first contact in a busy service providing advice via a telephone advice line and managing referrals made through digital sources. They will provide information and advice immediately where possible and refer more complex issues to the appropriate agencies delivering the Manchester Carers Pathway.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS

For any queries regarding the role, please do not hesitate to get in contact for an informal discussion.  Queries can be directed to hr@gaddum.org.uk.

Applications for this role close on 28th June 2024

Why work with us?

At Gaddum we are all committed to living our values; in all areas of our work we are supportive, empowering, professional, innovative and diverse.  Our teams are passionate about working together to support and empower individuals and their communities.  You will receive a full induction and training for your role and ongoing support from your colleagues and managers via supervisions, 1:1s and team meetings.

All employees at Gaddum have access to an Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme and an online rewards/savings platform.  Our standard holiday entitlement is 25 days per annum plus bank holidays, with additional leave entitlement for your birthday and for wellbeing in the winter.

Everyone has the right to request flexible working from day one because we recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance and our standard working week is only 35 hours.

Gaddum is a Living Wage Employer and we are proud to have the Investors in People Silver Award.  For a full list of our awards and accreditations, please visit our website.

How to apply

Applications should be made via the attached Application Form and submitted via email.  Full details can be found on our website.

Gaddum is proud to be a Disability Confident Level 2 Employer; if you need any support completing your application or require alternative arrangements, please get in contact.

Gaddum is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment where every individual, regardless of background, feels valued and empowered to contribute. We celebrate diversity as a catalyst for innovation and growth and are committed to creating a workplace that thrives on varied perspectives and mutual respect.

As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, Gaddum undertakes anonymous recruitment by removing identifiable information from applications forms during the shortlisting process.

Contact Point Helpline Support Worker JD and PS

Apply to join our Therapy team

If you are interested in working for Gaddum as a therapist please submit a completed application form to hr@gaddum.org.uk outlining whether you would be interested in providing Adult and/or Children and Young People’s therapy.  

We will reach out if we have staff or sessional worker vacancies in our team. 

Children and Young People’s Therapy 

Gaddum’s bereavement services provide therapeutic support to children and young people who have suffered a bereavement in Salford and Manchester area.  

 As a Bereavement Therapist, you will work with anyone who’s lost someone close to them and they’re finding it difficult to cope with the upsetting emotions that come up when we experience a death of a family member or friend. 

Our Therapists offer one-to-one therapeutic, child centred sessions in schools and community venues. Moreover, we provide psychoeducation sessions to parents / carers when requited.  

Adult Therapy 

Gaddum Talking Therapies is an NHS funded therapy service for people with a common mental health difficulty, like anxiety or depression (formerly known as IAPT). 

 We offer a range of one-to-one therapy including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), person-centred counselling, integrative therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming (EMDR) therapy as part of this programme.  

 As a Therapeutic Counsellor in this service, you will join a diverse team of part-time therapists responsible for delivering time-limited therapy sessions to adults in the City of Manchester.  

 

Volunteering

Visit our volunteer page for details of any current volunteering opportunities.

Volunteer with us

IiP Silver Award

What staff and volunteers say about me

It was lovely seeing the difference Gaddum makes in the community. I’d love to volunteer with Gaddum again in the future.

Events volunteer

Gaddum is a great place to work. I have been given flexible working along with training and development opportunities. I have never worked anywhere that went out of their way when I needed it the most like they do.

Staff member

My line manager is extremely supportive and the best line manager that I have ever had which makes all the difference.

Staff member

Call me on 0161 834 6069 or send me a message to hr@gaddum.org.uk.