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SCVO is recruiting…

Are you looking for a satisfying role within a fast-paced and dynamic charity making a real difference within the local community? 

Are you someone with a great eye for attention to detail, particularly when following established processes?

Are you someone who is able to clearly map out a timetable of continuing communication and support to grant awardees?

 Then YOU might be just who we are looking for! 

SCVO seeks to appoint a high-calibre individual who will play a key role in supporting the smooth and effective running of SCVO’s internal and external activities, working closely with staff colleagues, and providing support for a range of administrative and delivery functions, with a particular focus on SCVO’s current and future grant programmes.

The role is a key point of contact for providing administrative support across SCVO’s current and future grant programmes, ensuring effective processes are developed and embedded across the lifetime of each programme – including administration of grant awards (securing appropriate paperwork, grant agreements etc.), effective and timely monitoring of requirements for reporting (both from individual awardees and to relevant funders) and liaising with applicants/awardees where appropriate.

SCVO is looking for a self-confident, self-motivated and adaptable individual, who has excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and can evidence a strong attention to detail.

The successful candidate will be able to work to tight deadlines, and adaptable to changing priorities and circumstances. 

Remuneration: a competitive package that includes: 

  •  Salary: £8,145 – £8,644 per annum (depending upon experience) plus contributory pension scheme to which eligible employees will be auto-enrolled.
  •  Working hours: 15 hours per week (fixed term to 31st March 2023).
  •  Holidays: 28 days per annum, plus bank holidays (pro rata).

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this opportunity, please call Stuart Ashmore (Operations Manager/Deputy CEO) on 07703 823226.

Deadline for applications:      Monday, 6th September 2021 at 12 noon.

Interviews to be held Friday, 17th September 2021.

Click HERE to download the Job Description and Person Specification (pdf format)

Click HERE to download the Application Form (Word doc format)

Click HERE to see SCVO’s 2020 Annual Review

Click HERE to download SCVO’s 2019/20 Annual Report & Accounts

Please email applications to SCVO at:

**Please Note** – if you wish to submit your application by post, please contact Stuart Ashmore on 07703 823226 to discuss arrangements.

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SCVO strives to be an equal opportunities employer
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Three positions at Brushstrokes

Do you have a passion and commitment to working for a charitable organisation? Brushstrokes is an award winning project, based in Smethwick, in partnership with Father Hudson’s Care, The Infant Jesus Sisters and the parish of St Philip Neri, Smethwick. The project is well established with a proven track record in supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Sandwell and surrounding areas.

Brushstrokes would like to invite applications for the following three posts:

Advice Service Manager
Employment Support Manger
ESOL and Learning Coordinator

For full details of each role and how to apply click here.

Chief Officer for Healthwatch Dudley

Dudley CVS is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspiring and self-motivated individual as Chief Officer for Healthwatch Dudley.  For this role, Dudley CVS are looking for an experienced and empathetic leader who will inspire and empower others to share in achieving the continued success of Healthwatch Dudley. You will need to be a strategic thinker and a natural relationship builder.

Starting salary: NJC PO3 (£35,745
Hours: 37 per week

Healthwatch Dudley is the champion for health and social care services in Dudley borough and has been delivered by Dudley CVS since April 2013.

Dudley borough has a diverse community with a wide variety of health issues and needs. Healthwatch Dudley provides meaningful opportunities for local people to influence how health and social care services are provided.

As Chief Officer you will provide effective leadership and overall strategic direction of Healthwatch Dudley and for ensuring that it fulfils its statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements and delivers effective outcomes for the people of Dudley borough.

Mileage paid for all posts at NJC rates where applicable.

Applications close at 11.00 am on Friday, 30th July 2021.
Interview date is Thursday, 5th August.

For an application pack, please contact Dudley CVS, 7 Albion Street, Brierley Hill, DY5 3EE. Tel: 01384 573381. Email or download the application pack, application form and equal opportunities form here.

Project Coordinator required to lead New Project at Agewell

Agewell CIC, based at Rounds Green Library, Martley Road, Oldbury, are looking for a Project Co-Coordinator to support the delivery of their ‘Thinking Differently about Dementia in Sandwell’ Big Lottery Project. The project will run for three-years initially, providing community support for people with mild/moderate dementia and their families.

Salary: £25,467 (pro rata)
Hours of Work: 25 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)
Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)

Key to the project is the establishment of two new ‘Meeting Centres’ in addition to supporting people in their own homes and in community venues and open spaces by offering social opportunities and meaningful engagement with the sports and leisure activities, the arts and nature.

The Project Co-Coordinator will lead the project team, comprised of two Dementia Wellbeing Advisers, a Dementia Support Worker and Volunteers. The post holder will also be responsible for all aspects of service delivery to a high standard, as well as to ensure that the project is efficiently administered and developed.

For an application form and job description please email or call 0121 796 9333.

Applications close on 9th August 2021.

The preferred start date is August/September. The successful candidate will complete a one month probation period.

One Walsall is recruiting for a New Chief Executive Officer

One Walsall is a highly respected local infrastructure organisation representing the voice of the voluntary sector in Walsall. We support local not-for-profit organisations such as community groups, charities, and social enterprise.

Our aim is to support a strong and vibrant voluntary and community sector in Walsall, and to encourage and grow local social action. We adopted a simple mission statement to capture this ambition; inspiring and supporting social action.

Our values

  • Leadership –we lead by example and encourage others to do the same.
  • Equality – We treat everyone fair and equally, specific to their needs, regardless of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age.
  • Authenticity – We act with integrity, openness, transparency.
  • People-centred – we value the contribution of every individual.

Our current CEO is moving onto new and exciting challenges, and we are therefore recruiting a new CEO to continue to build on our current successes and drive the organisation forward.

For more information about the Charity and the position, please visit our website: Chief Executive Officer (

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dee Lytton via email: or tel: 01922 619840

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th August at 5:00pm

Interviews to be held over two days on: 6th and 7th September

Advice Session Worker required at Citizens Advice Sandwell & Walsall

Citizens Advice Sandwell & Walsall was established over 30 years ago and supports thousands of people a year giving advice and support on debt, immigration, benefits, consumer and employment rights as well as many other welfare issues.

The organisation is looking for individuals (2 X FTE) to lead and manage Advice Sessions to ensure an excellent service is delivered to clients and provide strong leadership to the volunteer team.

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £26,259
Contract: Permanent

Key Tasks:
● Manage the practicalities of advice sessions.
● Staffing and resourcing.
● Maintain effective admin systems and records.
● Case monitoring.
● To lead on the quality of advice being provided.

Job description and person spec.

Applications will close at 5.00 pm on Thursday, 29th July 2021. Provisional Interview date to be in the week commencing 2nd August.

To apply for this vacancy please visit the website and complete the application form highlighting your suitability for the role. If you require a reasonable adjustment or other assistance to apply for this role please contact the Recruitment Team at or call 07841 599390.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.


Time2buildup Coordinator required at The Gap Centre

The GAP Christian Family Centre, based in West Bromwich, has five thematic areas that individually and collectively provide projects and services on behalf of the charity to local communities and beneficiaries of the charity. Time2buildup aims to empower individuals through volunteering and student placements. To this end, the Gap Centre would like to engage a Time2buildup Coordinator.

Salary: £12.99 per hour
Hours: Average of 1248 per annum, including evenings and weekends

Main Purpose of Job
The Time2buildup Coordinator is funded for an initial 12 months by the Community Fund. The funding is part of the community Fund’s development grant scheme to give the organisation an opportunity to demonstrate their capacity to deliver and develop the project.

The Time2buildup Coordinator will collaboratively work with the Senior Leadership Team to manage and develop the resources, services and projects of The Gap Christian Family Centre.

The Time2buildup Coordinator will collaboratively work with the Senior Leadership Team to manage and develop the resources, services and projects of The Gap Christian Family Centre.

To find out the main duties and responsibilities click here.

Please email contact Andrew Bent, CEO, at for an application form.

Applications close mid-night on 31 July, 2021.


Brushstrokes seeking to recruit Community Development Worker

Brushstrokes is an award-winning project in partnership with Father Hudson’s Care, The Infant Jesus Sisters and the parish of St Philip Neri, Smethwick. The project is well established with a proven track record in supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Sandwell and surrounding areas. Brushstrokes is seeking to recruit a
a Community Development Worker to develop and coordinate community involvement and activities

Hours: 37 hours per week
Term: Four years fixed until September 2025
Salary: SCP 24-27 (£23,024.00 – £25,320.00 pro rata)

• The post is funded by the National Lottery.
• You will facilitate the ongoing development of Brushstrokes Service User Group
• You will enable a strong migrant voice to inform and engage with commissioners
• You will develop and co-ordinate a range of community and social activities
• You will support the development of new and existing local refugee and migrant community organisations and groups.

The successful applicant will have experience of working with the client group, community development and promoting community participation. Excellent communication and networking skills, together with good IT skills are essential.

You should have an organised approach and the ability to work with people from differing social and cultural backgrounds and committed to the ethos of welcoming the stranger. The role will require the flexibility to undertake evening and weekend work.

If you are interested in this role, you can download a recruitment pack, including job description and application form, here. Alternatively, contact Ali Evans, HR Adviser, at, or call 01675 434000 quoting post reference number P1459.

Applications need to be submitted by 25th July, 2021.
Interviews will be held on 30th July, 2021.

Sandwell Consortium seeking new Chief Executive

Sandwell Consortium CIC is looking for an experienced, skilled, and inspirational leader to continue the successful journey of growth and development. The salary range is £40,000 – £45,000 for a 37 hour week.

Working across Sandwell and the wider Black Country, Sandwell Consortium manages a mix of community services – advice and advocacy, employment support, community health & healthy lifestyles, financial inclusion and community development to some of the most deprived and disadvantaged communities in the UK.

The Community Interest Company deliver predominantly through ten member organisations and wider delivery partners, and through the directly employed advice workers and community outreach team.

Formed 10 years ago, Sandwell Consortium is an established organisation and is uniquely owned and controlled by its members but has grown quickly to a turnover close to a million pounds and employ 11 staff. This, however, is just the beginning of the story.

The successful applicant will bring experience of strategic leadership and multiple and complex stakeholder relationships at a senior level. You will have financial acumen, knowledge of managing contracts and grants from multiple funders ideally including European funding. Further more, you will have a proven track record of securing funding to ensure the medium and long term sustainability of the Consortium.

These qualities will be matched by your commitment and passion to make a real difference to the way services are delivered and to improve outcomes for the people and communities with whom you work.

Apply via CV with covering letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the job description and person specification. For further information, job description and person specification please send an email to

Please also direct queries to the same address.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Monday, 16th August 2021.  Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday, 6th September.

Citizens Advice Sandwell & Walsall seeks Administrative Support Officer

Financial wellbeing is defined as being able to pay the bills today, having capacity to deal with the unexpected, and being on track for a healthy financial future. A key component of financial wellbeing is financial capability, which is the ability to manage money well, both on a day-to-day basis, and through significant life events.

Citizen Advice would like to recruit an Administrative Support Office for The British Gas Energy Trust (BGET Project) to work with clients living in Sandwell and Walsall to become more financially secure.

Hours: Part Time 18.5 hrs per week
Salary: £18,073.00 (pro- rata

You will assist the Financial Capability Advisers as they help and advise clients to become more financially secure by completing admin tasks related to the project. You will also help the Project Manager in collating information needed for reports and contacting clients for customer feedback.

How to apply:
To apply for this vacancy please visit the website and complete the application form highlighting your suitability for the role. If you require a reasonable adjustment or other assistance to apply for this role please contact the Recruitment Team at or call 07841 599390.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Applications closed at 5 pm on Wednesday, 30th June 2021. Interviews will be held on Friday, 9th July.

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