Amsterdam University Visit

Amsterdam University conducted a study visit to Alt Valley Community Trust on Tuesday 26th January and it was a huge success! The department of Applied Sciences is conducting a research project into regenerating local areas in Amsterdam and wanted to learn from similar projects in Liverpool. They left feeling energised and inspired and enjoyed their time visiting The Communiversity, Croxteth Sports and Wellbeing Centre, Dovecot MAC and Ellergreen Community Centre. Danielle Forman Assistant Chief Executive commented “We were really pleased Amsterdam University contacted AVCT to arrange a visit and learn more about our model to help revitalise local communities.”

Recruitment to begin for Healthcare Support Course

North Liverpool Community College are pleased to announce that they are recruiting for thier CACHE Level 3 Healthcare Support in the Paediatric Setting course.

The qualification has been developed in partnership with Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust to provide the learner with the knowledge, understanding and skills covering a broad spectrum of care responsibilities in a paediatric setting. The Certificate builds on these themes and covers: communication, infection prevention & control and holistic care & compassion.

The course duration is 5 months, applicants must be aged between 16 and 18 years old. Interested? Please contact Angela at Dovecot MAC on          0151 254 1879 for further information.

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ERDF Funded New Markets 2 Project – Business Advisor

The pioneering Social Enterprise Community Organisation, Alt Valley Community Trust, is seeking to recruit an experienced full-time Business Advisor to its business support team.

Delivering business advice in disadvantaged communities, the Advisor will be an integral part of the team working on this important ERDF business support project across the Liverpool City Region.

The Advisor will support established businesses looking to grow through product/service diversification and new markets. The Advisor will join an established and passionate business support team that wants to make a difference in challenging Communities.

Essential Attributes
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate:
• Past, current or equivalent SFEDI- standard Business Advisor credentials
• A passion for working with small, growing businesses and making a difference
• A drive to add to the work that’s already changing and regenerating local Communities
• An ability to deliver objectives through individual initiative and team participation on a target driven project
• An ability to deliver business support in either a workshop or one-to-one mode

Key Responsibilities
• The delivery of fixed ERDF outputs to a pre-agreed phased programme of monthly and quarterly targets
• The self-generation and management of a portfolio of clients
• Maintaining the essential administration and reporting requirements of ERDF programmes
• Contributing to the achievement of team goals and supporting other team members

Salary £30,000 depending on experience, with required flexibility to be discussed at time of offer being made.

Fixed term until February 2018, although successful applicants will be offered an initial 3-month probationary period.

CV’s and brief supporting statement should be sent to Danielle Forman, Project Manager, Alt Valley Community Trust, The Communiversity, Altcross Road, Croxteth, Liverpool, L110BS or please send to danielleforman@altvalley.co.uk

Closing date Friday 5th February 2016.

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ERDF Funded Enterprise Hub Vacancy – Business Advisor

The pioneering Social Enterprise Community Organisation, Alt Valley Community Trust, is seeking to recruit an experienced full-time Business Advisor to its business support team.

Delivering business advice to pre- start businesses in the disadvantaged communities of North East Liverpool, the Advisor will be an integral part of the team working on this important ERDF business support project across the Liverpool City Region. The Advisor will join an established and passionate business support team that wants to make a difference in challenging Communities.

Essential Attributes
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate:
• Past, current or equivalent SFEDI- standard Business Advisor credentials
• A passion for working with pre-start businesses and making a difference
• A drive to add to the work that’s already changing and regenerating local Communities
• An ability to deliver objectives through individual initiative and team participation on a target driven project
• An ability to deliver business support in either a workshop or one-to-one mode

Key Responsibilities
• The delivery of fixed ERDF outputs to a pre-agreed phased programme of monthly and quarterly targets
• The self-generation and management of a portfolio of clients
• Maintaining the essential administration and reporting requirements of ERDF programmes
• Contributing to the achievement of team goals and supporting other team members

Salary £28000 – £30000 depending on experience, with required flexibility to be discussed at time of offer being made.

Fixed term contract till 31st January 2018, although successful applicants will be offered an initial 3-month probationary period.

CV’s and brief supporting statement should be sent to Danielle Forman, Assistant Chief Executive, Alt Valley Community Trust, The Communiversity, Altcross Road, Croxteth, Liverpool, L110BS or please send to danielleforman@altvalley.co.uk

Shortlisting will take place after 22ndJanuary, with interviews from w/c 1st February onwards.

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