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Birmingham-based Charity seeks Executive Manager

CASBA is a small, well respected charity providing specialist advocacy services for learning disabled citizens in Birmingham. The charity celebrated its 30th Birthday in 2018. The organisation is looking to recruit a new experienced Executive Manager, who will be tasked with taking CASBA into a new phase of project development and partnerships.

Hours per week: 28 hours
Salary: Actual – £27,193.30 per annum
Pro rata – £35,934 per annum
Location: Northfield, Birmingham

As CASBA’s Executive Manager you will:
• Lead the organisation to deliver its vision and mission
• Develop and lead a committed team of staff and volunteers
• Lead on advocacy and support project development
• Lead on income development and funding applications
• Support the Trustees
• Develop existing and new partnerships with other organisations
• Lead on the marketing and promotion of the organisations and its key messages.

For an application pack please contact CASBA at casba@btconnect.com, visit the website www.casba.org.uk or by post, CASBA, St Laurence Pastoral Centre, 173 Church Road, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2LX

For further information please contact CASBA on 0121 475 0777 and ask to speak to Heather Baseley (Interim Manager).

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th March
Interviews will be held on Monday 8th April 2019

Possible commencement date for successful applicant – 13th May 2019 (although this can be negotiated)

A Senior Advice Worker and Resources Coordinator required at Brushstrokes

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 a Senior Advice Worker (Settling Well) and Resources Coordinator to join the team in Smethwick. The closing dates are 5 April and 10 April 2019, respectively.

For full details about about each vacancy, salary, closing dates and how to apply click here.

Would You Like Your Future to be Bright?

Would you like your Future to be Bright? Are you looking for training, jobs or apprenticeships? Then Connexions Sandwell is where you want to be.

Bright Futures is held every Monday and Wednesday 11 am – 1 pm, in the One Stop Shop, Oldbury Council House. Here you can speak directly to Training and Apprenticeship Providers.

Call Connexions Sandwell on 0121 569 2955 for more information

Free Community Support Training Opportunity

Do you enjoy helping people? Would you like to have better employment opportunities while helping people to connect for the first time with their local area? Can you speak a community language like Polish, Urdu, Bengali, Romanian, Kurdish, or Somali as well as good English?

Citizens Advice Bureau is hosting a Community Learning Programme at the Brasshouse Community Centre, Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick B66 1BA., which may interest you.

Attendees on the Programme will:

• Learn about your Community

• Learn about the Rights and Responsibilities of UK Citizens

• Learn about the needs of people coming to live in the UK

• Learn about working for a Charity

There are six Community Learning sessions running from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm starting on 26th March. No experience needed!

If you would like to apply for your free place then contact David Jones on 07494 159 056 or email david.jones@citizensadvicesandwell.org.uk by the 21st of March.

Greets Green Community Enterprises seeks new Chief Executive Officer

Greets Green Community Enterprises (GGCE), is an independent charity and company limited by guarantee, dedicated to supporting and serving the diverse communities in and around the Greets Green neighbourhood of West Bromwich.

GGCE owns and manages the Wood Lane Community Centre, which provides the community-facing work of the charity, a nursery and a base for volunteers, along with two small industrial estates that provide both employment opportunities for local people, and the income the charity needs to sustain the community centre and the services delivered from it.

Due to the forthcoming retirement of the current CEO, GGCE is looking for a new chief Officer with strong business acumen, sound project management experience and a flair for identifying and successfully applying for grants. The successful individual will have the skills, energy and vision to take the organisation forward to the next exciting phase of its evolution.

Salary: up to £35,000 (depending upon experience and qualifications)
Hours: 40 hours per week
Term: Permanent
Location: West Bromwich

Led by an independent, supportive and dedicated Board of Trustee Directors and being a financially independent organisation, GGCE has the freedom and flexibility to decide how to respond to local needs and to determine its own strategies accordingly.

This is an excellent time to join GGCE. The organisation has a solid foundation in place on which to grow from and the role will provide the right candidate with genuine opportunity to shape the future direction of the organisation – generating new ideas and approaches for continued growth, impact and success.

Closing date for applications: 12.00 noon Friday 5th April 2019.

First stage interview: Wednesday 17 April 2019.

Final stage interview: Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

Informal enquiries regarding the post to Fajli Bibi Chair of GGCE: email info@ggce.co.uk or call 0121 525 2772.

To request an application pack please email john.paddock@ggce.co.uk

Apply to Fajli Bibi, Chair GGCE Wood Lane Community Centre 157 Wood Lane, West Bromwich B70 9PT or by email to info@ggce.co.uk

Volunteer Recognition Scheme Coordinator for One Walsall

One Walsall’s Volunteer Centre is working in partnership with Value You to deliver a scheme which seeks to recognise the contribution and value volunteers bring to Walsall’s communities and seeks a Recognition Scheme Coordinator.

The scheme will thank volunteers by providing them with a discount card to use in local business and leisure facilities in Walsall.

Salary: £18,000 (£10,900 pro rata)
Hours: 23 hours per week
Term: 12 months fixed
Location: Walsall

The Volunteer Recognition Scheme Coordinator will lead the development of the programme in Walsall. You will be tasked with spreading the word about the scheme amongst volunteers, voluntary organisations and businesses as well as providing administrative support for the running of the scheme.

You will use email, phone calls and face to face meetings to recruit businesses to the scheme and to encourage volunteer managers to introduce it to their volunteers. You will also produce and send out discount cards to members.

Closing date: 28 March 2019
Interview date: 8 April 2019

More information. To download application form click here.

Chief Executive Officer for the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country

Trustees are looking for an inspiring leader to take on the role of Chief Executive Officer. This high profile role will have overall management responsibilities for The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country, providing strong and visible leadership for all Trust staff, volunteers and members.

Salary: £51,250

The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and Black Country formed in 1980 from a small group of campaigners who worked to save Moseley Bog from development. It was the first urban Wildlife Trust established in the UK. With 7,500 members, 1,885 volunteers, 19 staff, a strong financial position, and a robust business plan, the Trust looks forward to continuing its leading role in urban nature conservation.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of nature conservation policy and practice, preferably in an urban context. You will have a proven track record of successful leadership and management at a senior level coupled with the ability to get the very best from a motivated team of staff and volunteers. If you can act as an advocate for nature, develop strong relationships and network in the local environmental movement, we would love to hear from you!

The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 12th March 2019.

Full recruitment pack and online application available at https://www.bbcwildlife.org.uk/jobs/chief-executive-officer

Wellbeing & Recovery Worker for SACMHF

Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation provides a range of services for African and African Caribbean adults recovering from mental ill health. The Charity is currently looking for an Outreach Support Worker to join the team, to deliver a range of interventions, including one to one outreach support.

Salary: £10,086 per annum
Hours per week: 21 hours over 3 days

The post-holder will predominantly support Black African, Caribbean and Black dual heritage adults experiencing or recovering from severe mental illness, their families and carers. You will take the lead on supporting the development of a user led carers group and their activities.

The post holder will need to have experience or personal experience of working with this client group, knowledge of the issues that may characterise the experiences of Black African, Caribbean Black dual heritage and BME adults who are recovering from mental ill health would be helpful.

Click here to see the job description.

For an application pack contact the Office & Finance Manager on 0121 525 1629 or send an email to info@sacmhf.co.uk CV’s will not be accepted.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday, 21 January 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday, 31 January 2019.

Bright Futures with Connexions

Looking for Training and/or Apprenticeships?  There is a different Opportunity Provider every Monday and Wednesday, 11 am – 1 pm, starting Monday, 7 January 2019.

Visit Connexions Sandwell, One Stop Shop, The Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, B69 3DE

Call Connexions Sandwell on 0121 569 2955.

Click here for details.

Activities Co-ordinator required at St Albans Community Association

St Albans Community Association, provides a wide range of services to the local community. The organisation is looking to recruit an Activities Co-ordinator.

Hours of Work: Min 27 hours per week
Salary: Starting at £8.00 per hour
Annual Leave: 5 weeks per year pro-rata
Responsible to: Lunch Club & Day Manager

Job Summary
The Activities Co-ordinator will engage with all users of the ‘Lunch Club’ and Day Care clients, which caters for adults of 50 plus. You will be everyone’s friend, be motivational and encourage clients to participate in activities. You will promote social inclusion and interaction between users of the different services within the Centre.

The right person will ideally hold a Health and Social Care qualification and have experience of working with older people in a community environment. You will help integrate those who usually face isolation into ‘the family’ at the Centre.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Organise an activities programme that will maintain interest and progression over a period of time
• Identify the needs of the collective group and individuals and tailor the activities to suit them
• Recruitment and management of volunteers.
• Engage with agencies and organisations for referrals.
• Encourage involvement from the local community to attend your activities
• You will need to be a committed, patient and caring person with a sense of humour and a positive outlook on life.
• You will also need to be highly motivated and have excellent communication skills to deliver your activity programmes to a range of people.
• You will need to be able to work with and support carers and families.
• You will need to be able to work well in a team and liaise with other staff, volunteers and other Organisations within the Centre.
• The main aim is to improve the intellectual, physical and overall health of the people within the centre.

If you are interested in the vacancy, please send a CV to info@stalbans-cc.co.uk or call Carol on 0121 558 0018, for further information.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 18 January 2019.

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