East Lancashire Hospice – Many Roles

Blackburn College and University Centre has been working with East Lancashire Hospice to secure a number of work placement opportunities for our current students. The roles available are:

 

  • Maintenance support -Work with maintenance in carrying out ad hoc and planned maintenance works,

    which could include:

    ·         Organising furniture and equipment for meetings

    ·         Assisting with legionella checks

    ·         Arranging seasonal decorations

    ·         Cleaning windows, air conditioning vents and strip light covers etc

    ·         Assisting with fire equipment checks

    ·         Painting walls / woodwork

    ·         Working in the garden and grounds

    ·         Power washing garden paths

  • Catering Support -·         Work with catering staff preparing light meals, salads and sandwiches

    ·         Serve meals in the hospice restaurant

    ·         Wash pots and support catering team in cleaning the kitchen , serving and dining areas

    ·         Prepare Tea and Coffee trolleys for meetings and education

  • Administration -·         Taking telephone enquiries

    ·           Inputting data onto a database

    ·           Photocopying

    ·           Filing

    ·           Ordering stationary

    ·           Working on reception

  • Technology Champion -·         Review  databases and spread sheets to identify ways of streamlining data collection and reporting

    ·         Hold workshops showing staff , volunteers and patients  how to use  technology such as Facebook, skype, Instagram and internet shopping applications to support promotion of hospice services , allow people to keeping in touch with those important to them and enhance their lives

    ·         Provide one to one support with staff and patients in using technology as described above

    ·         Produce simple how to guides for using applications as described above

    ·         Suggest technological solutions that may streamline work or enhance patient experiences working with Senior managers to roll out their use

  • Making Memories -·         Using effective communication and interpersonal skills, engage with patients and those that matter to them in order to better understand their personal preferences and so help quality of life.

    ·         Work with individuals and groups supporting creative/therapeutic activity under the direction of registered nursing staff. This may include:

    –          Reading aloud from books and other media of interest, using appropriate, engaging tone and expression

    –          Supporting selection of music/talking books and being present where appropriate to enable enjoyment of these.

    –          Leading or participating in table games of particular interest or significance to patients and families

    –          Supporting individuals or small groups to create memories and legacies through a variety of media including memory boxes, cards, letters, videos and craftwork

    –          Developing and/or supporting diversional activity on an individual or group basis including for example film afternoons and seasonal events

    ·         Support hospitality by preparing hot and cold drinks for people where requested to do so during planned activity

  • Friendly Faces -·         Meet and greet patients and those that matter to them, ensuring they feel welcome and comfortable whilst awaiting clinic appointments, offering company and refreshments where appropriate to do so

    ·         Prepare for, greet and make welcome any new patients attending the hospice and orientate them to our facilities in keeping with agreed standard

    ·         Develop own awareness of available hospice clinical services and provide service information leaflets (where not already provided), noting and reporting any queries raised to clinical staff

    ·         Provide a supportive presence when escorting patient, visitors and professional staff to hospice departments (this might include patients being transferred by ambulance to the Inpatient Unit)

    ·         Develop understanding of the hospice reception volunteer role and their valuable contribution to hospice services

    ·         Contribute to reception activity including for example the transfer of mail / parcel deliveries to hospice departments

    ·         Support clinical staff in the maintenance of clinical rooms, corridors/waiting areas in keeping with specified standards

    ·         Participate in debrief/reflection sessions to share and learn from experiences

    ·         Develop own communication skills and an empathetic ear whilst working with staff, patients and those that matter to them.

  • Supporting Complementary Therapy Provision (Ages 18+) -·         Develop own communication skills and an empathetic ear whilst working with staff, patients and those that matter to them.

    ·         Prepare and maintain the therapeutic environment in keeping with specified hospice standards and requirements

    ·         Work with groups of individuals supporting therapeutic activity under the direction of CT practitioners. This may include:

    –          Participating in the delivery of CT lead therapeutic group work for those patients attending the hospice creative and support therapy department

    –          Supporting the provision of restorative therapeutic support sessions for staff on an individual or small group basis

    –          Contributing to the provision of therapeutic support for those that matter to our patients

    –          Contribute to service development discussions and evaluation processes regarding CT provision

    ·         Support hospitality by facilitating the availability of hot and cold drinks where appropriate to do so during planned activity

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for suitable students to gain valuable work experience from September / October 2017.

 

Students need to complete an expression of interest form here: http://www.blackburn.ac.uk/eastlancshospice/ they will then be sent an application form in Microsoft word format which needs to be returned to Placements@blackburn.ac.uk within three working days of receipt. Students therefore need to be checking their emails regularly.

 

Closing Date for Applications will be Monday 19th June.

 

Any Questions should be directed to Sean Starkie:

 

Email: sean.starkie@blackburn.ac.uk

Tel: 01254 292375

Part TimeTeam Member El Taco Loco

Part TimeTeam Member

Part TimeTeam Member
El Taco Loco

Date posted: 7 January, 2017

 

The Position

El Taco Loco are looking for experienced and reliable team members to join their team. Hours of work will mainly be Tuesday and Wednesday 12 – 18:30 with the possibility of extra shifts. All Applicants must be aware that hours may vary during seasonal times.

How to apply

To apply email your CV to etlblackburn@gmail.com

Bakers, Baristas and Customer Service team members Muffin Break

Bakers, Baristas and Customer Service team members

Bakers, Baristas and Customer Service team members
Muffin Break

Date posted: 16 January, 2017

 

The Position

Muffin Break – Bakers, Baristas and Customer Service Staff needed for Muffin Break Blackburn. If you are always smiling then we are looking for you! We are looking for Team Members for our new Muffin Break store.
You will have a genuine love of great service and be able to work as part of a happy dynamic team. You should have exceptional customer service skills and an ability to interact with our customers.
We are looking for people who can work in all areas of our busy coffee shop.
Flexible hours are available, shifts go up to 8 hours a day for between 3 and 5 days including weekends. There are some early starts.
We would prefer you to live locally and would like you to start as soon as possible.
The job will include baking, food preparation, merchandising the display, customer service and cleaning.
You should be tidy, presentable, with good English, and ideally have experience in cafe or food operations or at least a lively interest in food and drink.

Details

Full Training will be provided for staff new to the industry. The shop can be pressured but is a good place to work, and we offer competitive rates of pay and working conditions.

How to apply

To apply take a CV and a short covering letter in store, in the subject line please state that you are applying for Muffin Break Blackburn (PLEASE STATE CLEARLY WHETHER YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A FULL TIME OR PART TIME POSITION)

Krispy Kreme – Blackburn

 

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Serve our famous doughnuts and bespoke blend of coffee with exemplary customer service, greeting our guests with a sincere smile, serving them quickly and accurately, whilst being courteous and pleasant throughout their time in our store From Krispy Kreme – Fri, 06 Jan 2017 02:56:46 GMT – View all Blackburn jobs

 

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Work placement opportunity

 

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The Curve Quarters in association with UCBC Enterprise club is looking for volunteers to work within the Curve Quarters while gaining valuable experience and new skills to take into the real working environment. We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic people to join our team within our retail shop front.

 

Applicants who are wanting to apply ideally will:

  • Have a strong working ethic
  • Be highly motivated and positive
  • Have confidence when working with a wide range of people
  • Be friendly, presentable and approachable
  • The ability to be self-motivated while also having the ability to work in a team

 

What would the role include?

  • Greeting and serving customers
  • Product knowledge, stock checking/replenishment
  • Working within the procedures and standards
  • Other customer service activity deemed required by the role

For more information please contact

 

 

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Muffin Break – Part Time Jobs

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Baristas, Bakers, Customer Service Muffin Break Blackburn –

Blackburn Muffin Break –

Bakers, Baristas and Customer Service Staff needed for Muffin Break Blackburn. If you are always smiling then we are looking for you!

We are looking for Team Members for our new Muffin Break store.You will have a genuine love of great service and be able to work as part of a happy dynamic team. You should have exceptional customer service skills and an ability to interact with our customers.We are looking for people who can work in all areas of our busy coffee shop.

Flexible hours are available, shifts go up to 8 hours a day for between 3 and 5 days including weekends. There are some early starts.We would prefer you to live locally and would like you to start as soon as possible.The job will include baking, food preparation, merchandising the display, customer service and cleaning.You should be tidy, presentable, with good English, and ideally have experience in cafe or food operations or at least a lively interest in food and drink.Full Training will be provided for staff new to the industry. The shop can be pressured but is a good place to work, and we offer competitive…

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KFC – Part Time Job

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Team Member – Part Time KFC27QFM

Group – Blackburn BB2 £7.30 an hour –

Part-time Job Title: Team Member Salary: Up to £7.30 per hour Location: Mellor Brook, BB2

Job Type: Permanent Full Time and Part Time Positions available At KFC we are always looking for the right people to help grow our business.

We offer outstanding opportunities for ambitious individuals who want to build a career with a major KFC franchise. Our Team Members are the heart of our business. Our restaurants are run by people who know and love the restaurant business.

We are looking for leadership at every level and as a Team Member you will carry out a variety of duties such as serving customers, till and cash handling and preparing and cooking food. Main

Responsibilities: To provide each customer with 5* customer service both as Cashier and Lobby Host (we call it Customer Mania) Cooks and serves fries and serves and packs all products to KFC brand standards Use the till and comply with the cash handling policy and security measure of the management. Prepares the packing items and keeps the packing area and its equipment clean and tidy to the standard required. Ensures the correct use of the holding…

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Lancashire Mind – Retail Shop Volunteers

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Volunteer Title: Charity Shop volunteer  
Location: Blackburn Mall Travel Required: Yes, would require transport to location of shop
Supervisor: Lancashire Mind Volunteer Coordinator & Mind Training Coordinator Hours Required: At least 4 hours a week for 3 months.
Enhanced DBS check required?

 

No – this role will not involve working in one to one situations or unsupervised with people at risk

 

Applications Accepted By:
Website: www.lancashiremind.org.uk

Paper version available on request from head office

Attention:  Volunteer Coordinator

Mail:  Volunteer Coordinator

Lancashire Mind Head Office

80-82 Devonshire Road

Chorley,PR7 2DR

Role Description
What’s it all about?

Lancashire Mind has been chosen as Blackburn Mall’s Charity of the Year for 2016. Part of this exciting opportunity is the opening of a pop up shop in conjunction with National Mind in the run up to Christmas.

All profits made will help to improve Mental Wellbeing For All.

 

What does the role involve?

Opening in late September we are looking for enthusiastic, reliable volunteers who are able to give a weekly commitment throughout autumn and early winter.

 

Within the shop there are various roles needed including:

·        Team leader –  if you are highly organised, a good motivator and have some experience of management then this is the role for you

·        Stock preparation volunteer &  window dresser/ merchandiser – if you have a keen interest in fashion and/or collectables and trends this role is for you

·        Volunteer sales assistant – great if you have strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

·        Specialist knowledge volunteer – perfect if you have a particular interest in antiques, collectables, books or entertainment

·        Volunteer stock generation assistant – if you are organized with good attention to detail then this is the role for you

·        Housekeeping volunteer – this role is suited for someone able to work on their own initiative.

 

What could you be doing?

·        Talking to customers and making them feel welcome in the shop.

·        Operating the till and dealing with various types of payment.

·        Helping to keep the shop tidy and attractive & keeping an eye on the security of the shop.

·        Sorting sacks of clothes and other goods to decide what is suitable for sale

·        Putting stock out for display on the shop floor

·        Helping with the designing and creation of displays

·        Maintaining the stockroom

·        Be mindful of health & safety

·        Abide and follow safeguarding principles

·        Follow all policy & procedures at all times

 

What we can offer you:

·        Information and materials to help you carry out your role effectively

·        Recognition of the role that you are carrying out in support of Lancashire Mind

·        Training, guidance and support

·        An opportunity to feed back about your role

·        Reimbursement of agreed out of pocket expenses incurred while carrying out activities on behalf of Lancashire Mind e.g. travel

 

We are looking for people who:

·        Have an interest in our work and working in a shop

·        Have the ability to work as part of a team and get on with other volunteers in the shop.

·        Are able to provide a friendly, high quality service to customers.

·        Have a commitment to equal opportunities and to treating all individuals who visit or work in the shop with dignity and respect.

·        Have a willingness to help with a range of tasks in the shop, and to undertake tasks as requested.

·        Are reliable

·        Are approachable and friendly

·        Have an ability to maintain professional boundaries & work unsupervised

 

What’s the next step?

Once your application is received the volunteer coordinator will get in touch with you to let you know if you are going to be invited to come along for an informal interview. If successful at the interview, we will request 2 references for you. Once your references have been received and are deemed acceptable you will be invited to complete your induction and further training.