News! One Million Mentors

1MM are looking for people to carry out free training and volunteer to mentor young people between the ages of 14-25. 

1MM aim is to ensure that every young person in the country has access to a trained mentor as they transition into adulthood. We believe that facilitating and investigating in mentors will help to address the skills gap agenda and improve social cohesion. 

To become a 1MM, you need to be 25 or over. You need to be either a professional/retired professional, be prepared to give one hour, per month for twelve months and complete our mandatory online training. 

To join as a mentor click here. 

To view job opportunities click here. 

To partner with us click here. 

To support us click here. 

Employment! Funding Officer

Funding Officer
Location: Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire
Hours: 37 per week, part time will be considered
Salary: £21,315 per annum and generous benefits
Contract: Maternity cover for 1 year
External secondment welcome


Are you a confident communicator who enjoys working with people?

Do you see the potential in ideas as well as the challenges?

Are you passionate about your community?


What are we looking for? 

We are looking for people from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and experiences who are passionate about making a difference through our funding and who really understand the communities we work with. 


You will have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and confidence to operate in a wide range of environments
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent relationships
  • Ability to manage your own workload with minimal supervision
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Sound IT skills
  • Confidence to use your judgement, take initiative and challenge when appropriate 


What we have to offer:

We seek to develop our staff an offer a wide range of personal development opportunities. We offer a wide range of generous benefits including;

  • Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
  • Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave 
  • Season ticket and cycle to work loans 
  • Paid volunteering leave 
  • Childcare vouchers 


To apply online and find further details about the role, our application process, the Fund's work, and our range of excellent benefits, please click here. 

If you would like to have an informal chat with the Funding Manager for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, please contact Marc Lupson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: Sunday 9 June 2019 
Interview date: week commencing 17 June 2019 

News! Gardening Volunteers Wanted

Can you help us get our bowling green looking at its best for the community? 

The grass requires a weekly cut for the bowlers and we would like to plant lots of flowers to really brighten up the place. We also have a large poly-tunnel and we would love to set up a community gardening project.

We welcome your ideas and help!

To volunteer or for more information please contact;

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Tel: 01246 731189

Employment! Business Development Manager

An exciting opportunity to join Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd. (BWE) - an organisation with an established track record for innovative training and employment practice. BWE use local countryside, woodlands and the natural environment to support adults with disabilities to gain new skills and build their confidence. 

BWE are looking to appoint a Business Development Manager, initially for a fixed term of 2 years; part of the role will be to secure funding to sustain the post beyond this period. The post holder will work alongside existing staff, volunteers and BWE board of Directors to develop and expand the organisations range of services in order to safeguard its future and enable BWE to reach its full potential. 


Post Details

Fixed term: 2 years (initially and subject to annual funding confirmation)

Salary: £32,000 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 3 days per week with flexible working pattern

Base: BWE office base is Unit K1, Bolsover Business Park, Woodhouse Lane, Bolsover, S44 6BD; it is envisaged that the post holder will have a home base with regular contact and visits to BWE offices.



For more information click here or contact Richard Smithson on 01629 537075

To apply click here and follow the instructions to see the Job Description and Person Specification and download an application form.

Please note that applications must be made using the official forms available on the website - CV's will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 20 May 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 31 May 2019

Candidates are asked to ensure they are available on the planned interview date

News! Warmer Derby and Derbyshire

News! Amazon Warehouse in Derbyshire

Amazon is opening a new warehouse in Derbyshire, which will be located at Gander Lane, Barlborough to help meet customer demands and create 200 permanent jobs in the area.

Amazons vice president of UK customer fulfillment said: "We are delighted to open a new Amazon building in the Chesterfield area and begin recruitment for more than 200 new permanent roles with competitive wages and comprehensive benefits starting on day one. We are very much looking forward to welcoming a new team, who will play a crucial role in delivering a first rate level of service for our customers."

According to Amazon pay will start at £10.50 in the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK for all full time, part time, temporary and seasonal employees. They will also be offered a comprehensive benefits package, including private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection, subsidised meals and an employee discount. 

They will also be offering employees an innovative programme called Career Choice that provides funding for adult education, offering to pre-pay 95% of tuition and associated fees for nationally recognised courses, up to £8,000 over four years. 


If you are interested in applying for jobs at Amazon click here. 
Job posts will be pick, pack and ship customers orders and recruitment will begin later this year. 

News! Dementia Engagement

Joined up Care Derbyshire - Dementia Engagement 

Joined up Care Derbyshire (also know as Derbyshire's Sustainability and Transformation Partnership - STP) brings together Health and Social Care organisations across Derbyshire. 

We are engaging the priorities for our Derbyshire Well Pathway for Dementia and we want to find out what is important to people living with dementia, their carers and the staff who support them.

We would value your opinion in shaping the Derbyshire Well Pathway for Dementia as we want to build and improve opportunities and services for people to live well with Dementia. 

Your responses to this survey will hopefully help us find out what is important to you and where there may be needs for improvements. 

Click here for the survey. 

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