Work for us

Working for Elmore Community Services is both rewarding and challenging. We are always looking for high calibre individuals to join the team.

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Current Vacancies

Deputy Finance, HR, and Administration Manager (16-month fixed term maternity cover contract, 0.5FTE)

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Please complete the application form and equal opportunities form (optional), which you can download below, or apply with CV and cover letter. We advise you to address the specific points of the person specification within your application. It is very important that you use examples to say why you meet each criterion.

Please return the completed documents to Recruitment@elmorecommunityservices.org.uk – clearly noting which vacancy you are applying for (due to the ongoing pandemic we are currently unable to accept applications by post).

We look forward to hearing from you.

Elmore Community Services are an equal opportunities employer and committed to diversity and inclusion within our workforce. We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in role profiles.

Closing date for application: Midnight Sunday 13th June May 2021
Interview date: 17th June 2021

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form

(FSP) DA Victim Caseworker (2FTE, 12-month Fixed Term contract with the possibility of extension to Nov 2023)

*The Role
An exciting and challenging opportunity to deliver an innovative new service for parents involved in Domestic Abuse. We are currently recruiting a team of DA specialist caseworkers to provide a range of one to one and group-based interventions to support both victims and perpetrators. We are recruiting and training practitioners who have either worked with domestic abuse, or have experience and transferable skills from related settings.

The DA (Victim/Survivor) Caseworker will provide intense support to parents who are victim/survivors of domestic abuse, to empower them to safely make positive change and promote the wellbeing of themselves and their children. Interventions will be delivered as 121 sessions, and will include safety planning and goal setting, from the perspective of the victim/survivor and child’s needs.

We are looking for candidates who have experience of empowering individuals to make positive changes to their lives, supporting clients with complex needs in a relevant field (preferably domestic abuse). Successful candidates will need to be compassionate, non-judgemental, skilled in active listening, and experienced in risk management and safety planning, as well as being a skilled communicator able to develop partnership relationships in a multi-disciplinary team.

Successful candidates will be provided with a range of training suitable for these new roles, including Motivational Interviewing.

These new roles will be delivered in partnership with Reducing the Risk and will be embedded in children’s social work services. They will form part of the new Family Solutions Plus model being delivered by Oxfordshire County Council, designed to provide an inter-professional whole family response to support children and families, aiming to improve outcomes for children, as well as the family unit as a whole.

Hours, Salary and Location
· 37.5 hours per week, usually worked 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, although caseworkers will need to support clients outside of office hours, including evenings and possibly weekends
· Salary £23,957.76 (FTE) per annum dependent on relevant experience.
· Pension, with employer’s contribution rising to 5% on completion of probationary period.
· 25 days (FTE) annual leave, rising by one day each year of service to a maximum of 30 days (FTE).
· Location –our main office base is Cowley, Oxford OX4 3UT, but our Domestic Abuse service will be Oxfordshire-wide. You will be employed by Elmore and operating from an Oxfordshire County Council team based in the county. There will be county-wide travel as part of the post.
· Cost of living increases are approved annually by the Board of Trustees subject to sufficient funding being available.

Please complete the application form and equal opportunities form (optional), which you can download below, or apply with CV and cover letter. We advise you to address the specific points of the person specification within your application. It is very important that you use examples to say why you meet each criterion. Please return the completed documents to Recruitment@elmorecommunityservices.org.uk – clearly noting which vacancy you are applying for. (Due to the ongoing pandemic we are currently unable to accept applications by post)

We look forward to hearing from you.

Elmore Community Services are an equal opportunities employer and committed to diversity and inclusion within our workforce. We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in role profiles.

Closing date for application: 9am Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Interviews will take place on: the week commencing 28th June 2021

Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Job Description and Person Specification

Complex Needs Caseworker (Full-, part- or flexi-time, multiple roles; fixed term 12-months)

Hours, Salary and Location

Please complete the application form, which you can download below. Alternatively CV’s can be submitted to recruitment@elmorecommunityservices.org.uk with an accompanying cover letter. We advise you to address the specific points of the person specification within your application or cover letter. It is very important that you say why you meet each criterion by using examples, and not simply stating that you have the experience. For example, instead of just saying you have effective people management skills, please tell us what this experience is and give examples to prove your point.

Please also complete the equal opportunities form. This is optional but is very helpful, as it enables us to ensure our recruitment process is fair and is not inadvertently discriminating against any particular groups. The form will not be shared with the selection panel or used during the recruitment process.

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, we cannot currently accept applications by post.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date for application: Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled

Interviews will take place in the week commencing: TBC

Elmore is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for everyone regardless of age, disability, gender identity, race, religion and beliefs, sex and sexual orientation, and marital status. Elmore treats all clients with respect and dignity, aiming to tailor support to individual needs and preferences. We constantly strive to involve service users in planning and evaluating our services.

Please be aware that until further notice, all Elmore staff are required to work from home in line with government guidelines on Covid-19. Our intention is to interview candidates via video-calling. Please do let us know if you would face difficulty interviewing by video

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form

Volunteer Opportunities

We often have openings for volunteers in the team. You can email us here.

Or call the office on (01865 200130) to find out more.

The Elmore Difference

Elmore Community Services (ECS) is a registered charity governed by a Board of Directors. It provides high quality services for marginalised and disenfranchised people throughout Oxfordshire. Elmore was established in 1989 after an Oxford research project identified the weaknesses of service provision for people deemed ‘difficult to place’.

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Client Involvement

We think that our services are better when they are shaped by the people who use them! Elmore values the expertise and experience that you have and is committed to making sure that clients are involved in guiding the way we work.

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