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Sport 4 Life seeks Employability Mentor

Sport for Life seeks to appoint an Employability Mentor. The brief is to deliver the Sport 4 Life mentoring service for young people aged 11-29 years, across a variety of community and school settings.

Salary: £23,500 pro rata
Hours: 18 to 25 per week
Term: Fixed for five months (extension subject to pending funding)
Location: Sandwell/ Birmingham (with potential to be West Midlands wide).

Main duties include:

• To provide structured employment and personal development themed mentoring to young people to achieve both outcome and non-outcome progressions
• To deliver an intensive outcome-focused offer, addressing barriers to work and supporting them into sustainable employment, education or training
• To establish and maintain positive and supportive relationships with young people, whilst ensuring caseload capacity targets are achieved
• To contact, communicate and support young people based on S4L mentoring procedures and processes
• To manage your individual delivery budget and ensure budget lines are monitored and adhered to.

Click here for full job description and person specification.

The closing date for applications is 9th February.  Interviews will be on 14th February.

To apply, applicants should send a covering letter and CV to jobs@sport4life.org.uk


Sandwell Young Carers Vacancies

Sandwell Young Carers is a registered charity providing services to children and young people, aged 5-18 years, living in Sandwell, whose lives are affected as a result of caring for a dependent family member.

If you would like to make a real difference to the lives of the young carers of Sandwell then please take a look at the vacancies below to see if you have the expertise, knowledge and skills to join us.

We are looking to recruit:-

Social Integration Support Officer – £17,802 per annum (37 hours per week)
Someone who can assist and support young carers to integrate into local community groups, projects and activities so that they can positively contribute to their local area. This post is funded through the Big Lottery Fund.

Education Support Officer – £17,802 per annum (37 hours per week)
Someone who can work with local education environments to increase attendance, raise attainment and improve the quality of life for individual young carers. This post is funded through the Big Lottery Fund.

Parent Support Officer – £8,901 per annum (18.5 hours per week)
Someone who can work with parents, encourage and facilitate participation, support parent forums and work with disabled parent networks. Provide information and support on disabled parents’ rights and care packages. This post is funded through the Big Lottery Fund.

All of the above positions require the post holders to be flexible, sensitive, child-centred, trustworthy and reliable, have experience of working with both children and young people and able to work to the organisation’s policies and procedures.

If you would like to apply for any of the above vacancies OR have any queries please email – ellen.hardwick@sandwellyc.org.uk for an application pack, stating the vacancy you are applying for.

You are required to complete an application for each post that you are applying for. As a registered charity we are unable to respond to telephone calls or meet the cost of postage.  Anyone requesting a hardcopy of the pack must provide a self-addressed envelope (C4 envelope with large 1st class postage stamp).

There are no closing dates for these posts.


Community Navigators (Brexit)

Citizens Advice Sandwell is set to deliver a new project which will provide very practical advice and hands-on support to settled migrants that may be affected by the process of the UK leaving the European Union.

The Community Navigators will help vulnerable individuals and families to access local services and support agencies. The Community Navigators will be able to assist with processes that may need to be completed in order for individuals and families to remain, work and be an active part of the community.  Accessing services can prove extremely difficult for families and individuals who are facing the pressure, stress, and uncertainty that Brexit may cause.

Community Navigators (Brexit)

We are looking for creative, resourceful, enthusiastic and empathetic individuals who have effective written and verbal communication skills. They will need to be motivated and willing to help others and work across the Sandwell Borough.

Candidates must have experience of living or working in a diverse community.
Experience of supporting families /neighbours and or friends and have had or still have involvement in community groups and activities.

There will be a requirement for candidates to be able to work on their own and also as part of a team. Candidates may also be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of individuals and families they will be supporting

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a great charity and an innovative project.

Salary: £16,835
Contract: Fixed Term 1 year
Closing date: 31st January 12 noon
Interview date: 11th February
Hours: 37 hours per week Fte (Part-time hours considered)

For an Application Pack or more information (CV’s not accepted) please email: recruitment@citizensadvicesandwell.org.uk


Fundraising Manager Vacancy at Creative Black Country.

Creative Black Country (CBC) on behalf of Black Country Together is looking to appoint a Fundraising Manager.

This is an exciting time of development for Creative Black Country as it expands its programme beyond Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton into the borough of Dudley following a four-year funding award from Arts Council England. The successful applicant will be part of small, dynamic, talented and well-networked team delivering high impact projects to a region of 1.1 million people.

CBC is led by a Core Consortium of Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations, Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council,  One Walsall and Dudley Council for Voluntary Service (working as Black Country Together CIC) Multistory, Black Country Touring and Black Country Living Museum (which are all Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations). This consortium brings together the community and voluntary sector and the expertise of professional arts producers with a long-standing commitment to the Black Country’s creative and cultural ecology and a depth and breadth of knowledge of leading contemporary arts practice.

Key principles of the role:

To work with Creative Black Country to develop and increase its fundraising activities, identify further opportunities to grow its work for 2020 and beyond, and to raise the profile of the work that CBC delivers.

Salary :

  • NJC spinal points 20-31 (£32,029- £33,799 per annum) pro rata at 3 days a week and depending on experience; 6% employer contribution pension

For an informal conversation, contact Jenny Smith (Creative Director – Maternity Cover) 07967 187 822 or Sajida Carr (Director of Operations and Development) 07793 244 031.

Timeline:

  • Closing date: 12th February 2020 at 12 noon.
  • Interviews : 27th February 2020

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We request no contact from recruitement agencies. Previous applicants need not apply.


Funding Officer wanted at One Walsall

One Walsall provides infrastructure and support for the borough’s voluntary and community sector organisations in Walsall. The Charity would like to recruit a Funding Officer to join the small energetic team.

Hours: 37 per week
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Term:  12 months fixed with potential to extend based on performance and funding.

The Funding Officer would be responsible for supporting voluntary sector organisations in Walsall to develop project ideas from initial thoughts into submission of high-quality bids. The post holder will work closely with One Walsall’s Development Officers who support organisations around their structural governance and capacity.

The successful candidate will be required to maintain a strategic overview of current and future funding opportunities for both internal and external use, from which a funding digest can be created.

Please click here for further information, job description, person specification and detail on how to apply.

The closing date for applications is 4 pm on Friday, 7th February 2020.


St Albans seek Finance Officer

St Albans Community Association provides a wide range of educational, recreational, social welfare and leisure activities for a diverse clientele, including elderly and disabled people and young people. Also a daily luncheon club open to the community.

St Albans would like to invite applications for the role of Finance Officer.

Salary band: £11.50 per hour
Hours: 18 hrs per week (preferably Mon/Wed/Fri but can be discussed)
Location: Smethwick
Accountable to: CEO
Post term: Permanent
Annual leave:  Five weeks pro rata

Click here for job description and person specification.

If you feel you have the required skills and experience and should like to be considered for the role, please forward your CV to HR@stalbans-cc.co.uk 

All CVs must be received by Monday, 20 January 2020. Late submissions will not be considered.


Kicks Targeted Mentor for the Albion Foundation

The Albion Foundation is looking to recruit a Targeted Support Worker to join the team.

The role is dedicated to those who want to inspire a young person’s life for the better. Please click here to view the full job description, person specification and instruction on how to apply.

The closing date for applications will be 5 pm on Monday, 20 January 2020.


Immigration Adviser required in Smethwick

The Brushstrokes project is well established with a proven track record in supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Sandwell and surrounding areas. Working with Sandwell Council, Sandwell Citizens Advice and Sandwell Advice Providers Network, this post will enable Brushstrokes to increase access to free immigration advice in this area.

Hours: 33.5 per week
Salary: SCP 26-28 £24,034.00 – £25,628.00 per annum, pro rata.
Duration: Fixed Term Contract until March 2023

The project requires an experienced Immigration Adviser to deliver immigration advice to OISC standards and casework support service to individuals whose status affects access to housing, health, welfare benefits and social care. Delivering advice at our centre and outreach locations you will also support other advisers delivering immigration advice at a drop-in service in Oldbury.

Successful candidates will be either a qualified solicitor or have OISC level 2, have knowledge of current asylum and immigration law and entitlements to welfare benefits, housing, health and social care. You should understand the issues faced by recent migrants and be able to work with individuals from differing social and cultural backgrounds. You will be familiar with casework management systems, OISC audit requirements with experience of supervising paid or volunteer advisers and a commitment to work to the project’s ethos of ‘Welcoming the Stranger’.

An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be requested by FHS if appointed.

For a discussion about the role and the hours you can call Dave Newall direct on 0121 565 2234.

Visit www.fatherhudsons.org.uk for an application form or e-mail personnel@fatherhudsons.org.uk quoting post reference number P1344.

The closing date for applications is 26 January 2020.  Interviews are to be held on 31 January 2020.


Sandwell Young Carers seeks Short Breaks Co-ordinator

Sandwell Young Carers is a registered charity providing services to children and young people, aged 5-18 years, living in Sandwell, whose lives are affected as a result of caring for a dependent family member.

If you would like to make a real difference to the lives of the young carers of Sandwell then please take a look at the vacancies below to see if you have the expertise, knowledge and skills to join us.

The following post is part of the Positive Activities contract with SMBC.

We are looking to recruit:-
Short Breaks Co-ordinator – Maternity cover – £22,669 (37 hours per week)
The post holder will be required to manage the team of sessional workers, the onsite and offsite activities in line with Ofsted registration, be responsible for risk assessments and hold a suitable qualification in youth and community and/or child care development.

The above position requires the post holder to be flexible, sensitive, child-centred, trustworthy and reliable, have experience of working with both children and young people and able to work to the organisation’s policies and procedures.

If you would like to apply for any of the above vacancies OR have any queries please email –ellen.hardwick@sandwellyc.org.uk for an application pack, stating the vacancy you are applying for.

You are required to complete an application for each post that you are applying for. As a registered charity we are unable to respond to telephone calls or meet the cost of postage. Anyone requesting a hardcopy of the pack must provide a self-addressed envelope (C4 envelope with large 1st class postage stamp).
Closing date for all applications is 10am on Thursday 16th January 2020.


Citizens Advice Sandwell Seek Community Navigators (Brexit)

Citizens Advice Sandwell is set to deliver a new project which will provide very practical advice and hands-on support to settled migrants that may be affected by the process of the UK leaving the European Union. The Community Navigators will help vulnerable individuals and families to access local services and support agencies.

The Community Navigators will be able to assist with processes that may need to be completed in order for individuals and families to remain, work and be an active part of the community. Accessing services can prove extremely difficult for families and individuals who are facing the pressure, stress, and uncertainty that Brexit may cause.

We are seeking to recruit:
Community Navigators (Brexit)
Must be able to speak an Eastern European Language
Hours: 37 hours per week Fte (Part-time hours considered)

Community Navigators

We are looking for creative, resourceful, enthusiastic and empathetic individuals who have effective written and verbal communication skills. They will need to be motivated and willing to help others and work across the Sandwell Borough

Candidates must have experience of living or working in a diverse community.
Experience of supporting families /neighbours and or friends and have had or still have Involvement in community groups and activities.

There will be a requirement for candidates to be able to work on their own and also as part of a team. Candidates may also be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of individuals and families they will be supporting

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a great charity and an innovative project.

Salary: £16,835
Contract: Fixed Term 1 year
Closing date: 6th January 12 noon
Interview date: 15th January 2020

For an Application Pack or more information (CV’s not accepted)
please email:
recruitment@citizensadvicesandwell.org.uk


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