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Brushstrokes seeks ESOL and Learning Coordinator

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 looking to recruit an ESOL and Learning Coordinator.

Salary: SCP 29-31, £27,166 – £28,949 pro rata for 30 hours
Hours: 37 per week (part-time at 30 hrs will be considered)
Location: Smethwick

As Coordinator you will organise the ESOL and learning programme at the organisation. The post has responsibility for developing the course programme, maintaining ESOL accreditation, coordinating timetables, managing the small ESOL staff team and volunteers, as well as directly delivering learning to students.

With experience of teaching and delivering ESOL from foundation to entry 3, you will have experience of arranging training, group activities and courses and a good understanding of the client group. You will also have good assessment, planning and organising skills, be able to produce accurate reports to deadlines and have excellent communication skills including group work.

To see the full job description and the application form, click here.

To download a recruitment pack or  to request an application form, please contact Ali Evans, HR Adviser, at alisonevans@fatherhudsons.org.uk. You can also telephone 01675 434000 quoting post reference number P1496.

Applications need to be submitted by 10th November 2021.
Interviews will be held on 17th November 2021.


Project Coordinator for Murray Hall

Murray Hall Community Trust is a rooted anchor charity operating across the West Midlands. Using a community development approach, the organisation promotes health and wellbeing, enabling and supporting people in need to overcome the challenges of inequality.  Murray Hall would like to invite applications for the role of Project Coordinator.

Salary: £25,138 per annum
Location: The Bridge, Tipton, West Midlands
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until October 2023 (funding dependent)

The day-to-day duties
• To manage the designated Looking Forward 2 service ensuring it delivers responsive and effective services and achieves targets and outcomes within budgetary constraints; providing support to Children & Young People between 5-18 years who have experienced any form of Domestic Violence, Abuse, Loss & Separation or those that are a Looked After Child.
• To work effectively with the service team members, partner agencies and stakeholders to ensure referrals into the service meet the funded service criteria, and that they are assessed then allocated for the most appropriate support.
• To recruit and oversee the quality of the work both from contracted and sub contracted individuals ensuring there is sufficient sessional counsellors/therapists/specialist workers capacity to meet service requirements.

This role will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Garbett on 07859 799021.

To see the full job description, person specification and how to apply, click here.

Applications close at 23.59 on Friday, 12th November 2021.


Project Assessor for Murray Hall

Murray Hall Community Trust would like to invite applications for a Project Assessor to provide and promote a preventative and early intervention approach around the issues of mental health in tier two services, for Children and Young People aged 7 – 18 years, living in the Sandwell Borough.

Salary: £12,251 per annum (£22,665 FTE)
Location: The Bridge, Tipton, West Midlands
Hours: 20 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until October 2023 (funding dependent)

The day-to-day duties
• To undertake initial 1 to 1 assessment with Young People referred to CTS. To be responsible for completing initial assessments which includes an Outcome Focus Plan and needs based assessment to ensure that the service can identify appropriate intervention. To reduce the stigma of mental health for YP/families and professionals through greater promotion/awareness and early identification.
• To collate and prepare information for reports on this service. To collate evidence of impact.

This role will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Garbett on 07859 799021

To see the full job description, person specification and how to apply, click here.

Applications closed 23.59 on Thursday, 11th November 2021.


Sport 4 Life have a Wellbeing Manager position

Sport 4 Life UK is focused on changing the lives of young people. The charity’s aim is to support young people to improve their key life skills and move into (or remain) in sustained education, training and employment. The Wellbeing Mentor is key to the success of this.

The organisation is looking for an enthusiastic Wellbeing Mentor to deliver outreach and one-to-one life skills mentoring services to young people aged 11-18 on its Step Together programme.

Salary: £23,500 – £25,000
Hours worked: 37.5 per week. Evenings and weekends required.
Delivery location: Sandwell.

You will be responsible for:

• Chaperoning young people along identified school routes in Cape Hill and Oldbury before and after school in order to build relationships with young people, offer a point of safety and reduce and diffuse any incidents or rising community tensions.

• Providing intensive and bespoke one-to-one mentoring to young people identified as at risk of engaging in ASB or criminal activity, and/or SEMH.

To see the full job summary, job requirements and find out how to apply, click here.

Applications close at 23.59 on Tuesday, 2nd November 2021.

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Sandwell Leisure Trust would like to train and employ swimming teachers

Sandwell Leisure Trust is currently looking to attract people to become swimming teachers and would like to recruit Sandwell residents. The Leisure Trust is specifically aiming to attract older residents who may have been made redundant or who are retired but looking for employment.

Sandwell Leisure Trust will pay for the relevant training of candidates and aim to employ them afterwards within one of their centres. The courses are scheduled to take place in April/May 2022 but SLT would like to share the information with the Voluntary and Community Sector partners that may be working with someone suitable.

Courses are run at SLT’s Safety Training Awards (STA) Approved Training Centre at Langley Swimming Centre. Details of the courses are:

5 day course to be able to teach beginners
4 day course to become fully qualified
1 day course to have a lifesaving qualification

There is a pre-requisite swim test:
Enter pool safely at the deepest point
Tread water for one minute continuously
Swim 25m then Perform a Surface Dive and retrieve a manikin from the deepest part of the pool. On their first attempt.
Climb out the deep end of pool unaided and without the use of steps or ladders.

For more information please contact Langley Swimming Centre on 0121 543 1848 or email LangleySCinfo@slt-leisure.co.uk

 


Frontline seeks to appoint and train Social Workers

Frontline is a social work charity working to ensure that all children in England have a safe and stable home, and that their life chances are not limited by their social or family circumstance. Frontline create social change for children and their families by developing excellent social work practice and leadership through their programmes, and by building a movement of leaders in social work and broader society as part of its Fellowship.  In this connection, the organisation is seeking to appoint social workers for its Frontline Programme.

Vacancy name: Frontline Programme
Salary: Tax-exempt bursary of up to £20,000 dependent on location in Year 1. Salary of up to £34,000 dependent on location in Year 2.

Location: Placements across England – including Sandwell.
Contract length: 24 months
Expected start date: July 2022
Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Imagine a world where no child’s life chances are limited by their social or family circumstance. At Frontline, that’s the future we are working towards.

Over 700,000 children in England rely on the support of social workers each year. These children need and deserve the support of life-changing social work professionals, who can empower them to achieve their full potential and help break the cycle of trauma and disadvantage.

That’s why, through their work as a charity, Frontline create social change for children who do not have a safe or stable home, by developing excellent social work practice and leadership.

Have you got what it takes to make a difference?
If you’ve ever spotted a risk that’s easy to miss, taken the lead in a challenging situation or pushed on when things got tough, you may already have the skills needed to make a difference to disadvantaged children and families.

If you’re looking for a career that matters, our two-year, salaried social work training programme offers a unique opportunity to work directly with children and families, helping them make positive changes in their lives.

On the Frontline programme, you will qualify as a social worker and complete a fully-funded master’s degree. Intensive training and support will develop your skills in leadership, conflict resolution, analysis and relationship building, which will help you drive social change inside the social work profession and beyond.

What Frontline is looking for?
Graduates and career changers who can bring different perspectives and experiences to the Frontline programme and who are committed to using their skills to tackle some of the key challenges that children and families face and truly make a difference.

Full eligibility criteria is listed on our website but you must have:
• A 2.1 (predicted or obtained) or higher in an undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) OR a 2.2 in an undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) as well as a level 7 (i.e. Master’s degree) qualification
• At least grade C in English Language and Maths at GCSE level (or equivalent qualification)
To find out more about our programme and for details on how to apply, please follow see here.

 


SAFL looking to recruit Specialist Tutor in ICT/Digital Skills

Sandwell Adult and Family Learning Service is looking to recruit a full-time adult specialist tutor in ICT/digital skills to join their existing team of good and outstanding staff.

Salary: £24,982 – £29,577 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

The specialist teaching role is essential to meet the changing demands of a diverse community. You will need excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and a commitment to drive up the quality of the digital skills curricula to support the reforms within the digital skills entitlement. The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver subject content that is both classroom-based and using online platforms, including support strategies for learners undertaking blended learning.

The digital skills area is growing, and SAFL would like you to teach subjects such as digital marketing, essential digital skills and digital coding both online and classroom based. This will enable you to support the development of the curriculum area. Experience teaching and assessing vocational subjects would also be welcomed.  This is a growing online area.

To read more of the job description, personnel specification and how to apply, see here.

Applications close on 29th October, 2021.   Interview will be on 17th November.


Opening for Finance Support Officer at Murray Hall

Murray Hall Community Trust is a rooted anchor charity operating across the West Midlands. Using a community development approach, the charity promotes health and wellbeing, enabling and supporting people in need to overcome the challenges of inequality.

Murray Hall facilitates empowerment, pioneer new solutions and delivers innovative services for stronger communities.  In this regard the charity is seeking a Finance Support Officer.

Salary: £23,417 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Rowley Children’s Centre (Working across multiple sites)
Contract: To 31st March 2022 (thereafter subject to funding)

Day to day duties include:
• To provide day to day financial management and support to ensure the provision of an integrated business support function to the Children’s Services and other related projects for MHCT.
• Confident and competent Budget Management, Annual budget setting and ongoing budget management and monitoring.
• Ordering, purchasing, and stock management of resources.
• Compliance with standing financial orders.
• Lead responsibility for Health and Safety including fire regulations compliance for all Children Services sites.

For more day to day duties, skills and qualifications and how to apply, click here.

What is offered?
• 28 Days annual leave + 8 days bank holiday (pro rata for part time employees)
• Flexible working
• Auto-enrolment into a workplace pension scheme
• 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Programme

This role will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Rutter on 0121 559 9916

Applications close at 23:59 hours on Wednesday, 27th October 2021 at 23:59 hours
Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 25th October 2021
Start date: ASAP.

 


Admin Monitoring Officer needed at Murray Hall

Murray Hall Community Trust in Tipton is an established charity providing a range of innovate services for children, families, young people and adults. The organisation currently have three exciting opportunities and would like to invite applications for the following:

Creative Therapeutic Services Admin and Monitoring Officer
Closing date: 10.9.21

For further details about the role, please go to www.murrayhall.co.uk along with person specification and application form. Your completed application form needs to be emailed to HR@murrayhall.co.uk or posted to: HR Recruitment, Murray Hall Community Trust, The Bridge, St Marks Road, Tipton, West Midlands DY4 0SL.

Applications must be submitted before the stated closing date.


Openings for Operations Manager and Finance & Contracts Manager at Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes is an award winning project with a national reputation working in partnership with Father Hudson’s Care, the IJ & OLCGS 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 have openings for the above vacancies and would like to invite applications. Please click on each post for details of salary, contract term and hours to be worked per week.

Operations Manager

Finance and Contracts Manager

Applications for both posts close on 5th September 2021

 

 


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