Work with us

Working with us

You couldn't choose to work with a nicer set of people or to get more opportunities to make a real impact and change people's lives. Circles Network is passionate about inclusion and we want people to work with us who feel the same way and share our values. Whether you are looking to volunteer, find work experience or join our staff team, we really want to hear from you, come and join the Circles Network family.

Volunteering

Circles Network couldn't do what it does without the time, care and support of our volunteers. We have generous people across the country offering their talents and skills to help people to become included in society and to enrich their lives and their outlook on their future. Volunteering for Circles Network can make a real difference to real people's lives and it could give you a life changing experience that you will never forget.

Whatever time you feel you have available to help us we would love to hear from you.

You can help us in small ways with admin support or maintenance or you can get involved hands on in supporting one of our projects to help vulnerable or disadvantaged children, young people or adults. Just contact us at our head office or your local office and let us talk to you about the ways you can get involved.  Contact Circles Network

 

Vacancies

Circles Network is committed to safeguarding children and adults with vulnerabilities.

All applicants will be required to participate in an enhanced DBS check.

Head Office - Rugby

Children and Young People Facilitator

Hours – Flexible Monday-Sunday (to include after school and weekends)

Location – Based in Rugby, covering Warwickshire.

Salary - Up to £9.00 per hour

About the Organisation:

Are you passionate about supporting and mentoring children and young people? Can you help enable them to achieve their dreams and overcome challenges? We may have the perfect opportunity for you.

We are a team of dedicated and passionate individuals who are committed to delivering high quality support and our values of inclusion are at the heart of everything we do.

About the Role:

The team at Circles Network are recruiting individuals with a naturally positive, compassionate, and creative approach to join our Warwickshire team. We are facilitators who are fully committed to support disabled and disadvantaged children and young people to the highest standards.

You will provide person centred support to enable children to access and build connections within their local community, achieve goals and develop skills in communication and independence.

Previous experience of working with children with Autism, Learning Difficulties, Physical or Sensory impairments or Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs is desirable however full training and on going coaching will be given.

Due to the nature of the work we engage in, applications from individuals with a full UK driving licence are desirable.

The team at Circles Network are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All applicants will be required to participate in a DBS check.

Benefits –

· Access to employee assistant scheme

· Use of company vehicles during hours of support.

· Regular coaching to support professional development.

· COVID secure procedures in place.

· Opportunities to empower children and enable growth.

To view the full job description click HERE

To complete an application form  click HERE

For inquiries contact us HERE

Therapeutic Equine Facilitator/Educator (Children and Young People)

Hours: Monday, Friday (including after school hours) and Saturday – Other hours/days available

Salary: Up to £9.00 p/h

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire

Circles Network is a UK wide voluntary organisation renowned for building inclusive communities on the foundation of justice, advocacy, empowerment and friendships.

Our mission is to support disabled and disadvantaged people of all ages in transformational and creative ways to live fulfilling and inclusive lives.

Circles Equine is an Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) segment of Circles Network, which involves working on the ground with individuals and animals in a therapeutic way.

We are looking for compassionate, enthusiastic, empathetic and nurturing individuals to join our equine team. You will be working with our equine herd to facilitate individual and group sessions. The aim is to support disabled and disadvantaged children and young people through a fusion of fun, education, and therapeutic activities to enable personal growth and achieve educational outcomes. EFL is a form of therapeutic horsemanship which is delivered through groundwork activities.

Knowledge and experience of horse care are essential. Experience of supporting children and young people, including those with social, emotional, and mental health needs is desirable however full training will be given.

Due to the location of our hub and the nature of the work we engage in, having a driving licence is also essential. The team at Circles Network are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, all applicants will be required to participate in a DBS check. For further details please call 01788 816671 and for an application pack please visit the ‘work with us’ section of our website www.circlesnetwork.org.uk

Closing date – 6 June 2021

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For inquiries contact us HERE

Peterborough

Crawley - West Sussex

 

 

Kirkcaldy - Fife

The aim of an Advocate (Carer) is to provide Individual Independent Professional Advocacy that:

  • Supports carers to understand the importance of Power of Attorney & seek access legal support.
  • Proactively supports unpaid carers to be prepared and avoid any future need for a Guardianship Order.
  • Enables carers to navigate the process should a Guardianship order is required.
  • Sign-posts unpaid carers to relevant local and national services and supports.
  • Encourages people to have a stronger voice, by supporting them to express their own needs and make their own decisions.
  • Aids carers access to information, explore and understand their options and to make their views and wishes known.

·        Connects carers across Fife together, offering information and support in relation to the benefits and importance of taking control of their caring situation.

 Start date: June 2021

End date: April 2023

Salary Banding: £17,500 - £19,000

We are looking for two Advocates to join us for our carer’s project in Fife. If this role is of interest to you, please get in touch.

To view the full job description click HERE

To complete an application form  click HERE

For inquiries contact us HERE

Are you passionate about supporting people to have a stronger voice? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you.

The aim of an Advocate (Carer) is to provide Individual Independent Professional Advocacy that:

  • Supports carers to understand the importance of Power of Attorney & seek access legal support.
  • Proactively supports unpaid carers to be prepared and avoid any future need for a Guardianship Order.
  • Enables carers to navigate the process should a Guardianship order is required.
  • Sign-posts unpaid carers to relevant local and national services and supports.
  • Encourages people to have a stronger voice, by supporting them to express their own needs and make their own decisions.
  • Aids carers access to information, explore and understand their options and to make their views and wishes known.

·        Connects carers across Fife together, offering information and support in relation to the benefits and importance of taking control of their caring situation.

Start date: June 2021

End date: April 2023

Salary Banding: £17,500 - £19,000

We are looking for two Advocates to join us for our carer’s project in Fife. If this role is of interest to you, please get in touch.

To view the full job description click HERE

To complete an application form  click HERE

For inquiries contact us HERE

Glasgow

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Inverclyde

Moray

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South Ayrshire

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