Vacancies in the West Midlands

Here you can find a list of all the current vacancies in the West Midlands and details on how to apply below.

If there are no vacancies, check out all Groundwork vacancies across the country on our main careers portal.

Breakthrough Project Officer

Breakthrough Project Officer - Building Better Opportunities (BBO)

37 hours per week

Base: Coventry

Salary £18,260 per annum

Fixed Term: 2 Years

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies and have a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced project officer to join our team to deliver the BREAKTHROUGH project across Coventry and Warwickshire. BREAKTHROUGH is a two year ESF funded project, helping people across Coventry and Warwickshire tackle the financial barriers they face to gaining and sustaining employment, access education and training, and take a full and active role in their local community.

With your proven experience of working in derived communities you will help people to tackle financial barriers in order to gain sustainable employment and access education and training opportunities.

As part of this role you will:

  • Support delivery of group and 1:1 outreach/drop in sessions;
  • Work at a variety of locations including job centres, housing offices and other suitable venues;
  • Identify financial wellbeing status and provide support;
  • Deliver financial capability training;
  • Refer participants to other organisations across the BBO network; and
  • Raise awareness of the programme amongst communities and other organisations.

You must have an understanding of money management and debt related issues along with an understanding of the economic and social needs of residents living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

To apply, please complete a Groundwork West Midlands application form below or contact 0121 530 5514 or email: wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk for an application pack to be sent to you.

Application Pack

Application Form & Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Closing date: Thursday 11th August 2016

Interviews to be carried out week commencing 22nd August 2016.

CV's will not be accepted unless accompanied by our Application Form.

An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post.

                                  

                                           

This post is funded through Big Lottery Fund and the European Union through the European Social Fund Charity No. 1128858.

                               

Breakthrough Project Coordinator

                                                          

Breakthrough Project Co-ordinator - Building Better Opportunities (BBO)

37 hours per week

Base: Coventry

Salary £24,176 per annum

Fixed Term: 2 Years

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies and have a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced project coordinator to join our team to deliver the BREAKTHROUGH project across Coventry and Warwickshire. BREAKTHROUGH is a two year ESF funded project, helping people across Coventry and Warwickshire tackle the financial barriers they face to gaining and sustaining employment, access education and training, and take a full and active role in their local community.

You will lead on, and develop a training and engagement programme ensuring the project remains on track and meets the necessary requirements to include monitoring, reporting, timescales and evaluation. As part of this role you will:

  • Lead on community engagement;
  • Develop and lead on delivery of group and 1:1 outreach/drop in sessions;
  • Work at a variety of locations including job centres, housing offices and other suitable venues;
  • Work within strict budgets and financial deadlines;
  • Access financial wellbeing status of beneficiaries and provide support to tackle debt; and
  • Develop appropriate partnerships around our financial confidence work.

 

You must have an understanding of money management and debt related issues along with proven experience of managing staff and volunteers.

To apply, please complete a Groundwork West Midlands application form below or contact 0121 530 5514 or email: wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk for an application pack to be sent to you.

Application Pack

Application Form & Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Closing date: Thursday 11th August 2016

Interviews to be carried out week commencing 22nd August 2016.

CV's will not be accepted unless accompanied by our Application Form.

An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post.

                                  

                                           

This post is funded through Big Lottery Fund and the European Union through the European Social Fund Charity No. 1128858.

                                                   

ERDF Project Coordinator

                                                

ERDF Project Coordinator

Salary: £25,650 per annum
37 hours per week (occasional evening and weekend working)

Base: Tipton with travel across the West Midlands 

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies and has a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Low Carbon team to work on our ERDF funded Low Carbon Growth Support Project.

With your proven experience of coordinating large projects you will be responsible for managing all operational aspects of the project ensuring it is delivered to a high standard, ensuring events and resources are managed effectively to benefit all participants. 

 

As part of this role you will:

  • Support the project team in all aspects of Low Carbon Growth Support;
  • Manage processes of confirming eligibility of business participants;
  • Manage processes of State Aid, including the de minimis rule;
  • Liaise with other groups, bodies and stakeholders involved in the project;
  • Establish and maintain records and databases in line with funders audit requirements;
  • Be responsible for the collation, compilation and submission of compliant and verified output information.

 

In order to be successful in this role you must have a good understanding of European Structural Investment funds rules and regulations along with proven experience of carrying out internal project audits relating to these.

To apply, please complete a Groundwork West Midlands application form below or contact 0121 530 5514 or email: wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk for an application pack to be sent to you.

Application Pack

Application Form & Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd August 2016

Interviews to be carried out week commencing 22nd August 2016.

CV's will not be accepted unless accompanied by our Application Form.

An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post.

                                  

ERDF Junior Carbon Advisor

                                                          

Junior Carbon Advisor

Salary: £22,352 per annum
37 hours per week (occasional evening and weekend working)

Base: Tipton with delivery across the Black Country, Greater Birmingham/ Solihull 

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies and has a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Low Carbon team to work on our ERDF funded Low Carbon Growth Support Project.

With your proven experience of working in environmental management or business services and your practical knowledge of environmental management systems, you will undertake carbon/energy audits at participants sites and provide advice and guidance on developing a low carbon action plan.

 

As part of this role you will:

  • Monitor delivery against agreed delivery and development plans;
  • Engage with stakeholders and promote the Low Carbon Growth Support Project;
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with the project management system and ERDF requirements;
  • Book site audits from referrals;
  • Prepare and submit claims and reports as required; and
  • Work within strict budgets and financial deadlines.

 

In order to be successful in this role you must have experience of identifying energy saving opportunities and translating into action plans along with leading on environmental audits and issue assessment.

To apply, please complete a Groundwork West Midlands application form below or contact 0121 530 5514 or email: wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk for an application pack to be sent to you.

Application Pack

Application Form & Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd August 2016

Interviews to be carried out week commencing 22nd August 2016.

CV's will not be accepted unless accompanied by our Application Form.

An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post.

                                  

Employment Advisor

                                   

            

Employment Advisor (x2 Posts)

Salary: £21,422 per annum

37 hours per week

Based in Tipton with delivery across the Black Country and Sandwell

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce

Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015,   1 Star Best Companies.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Employment team to work with unemployed and economically inactive clients and partner groups..

 

With current experience of working on effective employment programmes you will provide support and deliver opportunities for clients to address barriers to employment and to move them into meaningful employment.

 

As part of this role you will:

  • Source and secure referral opportunities;
  • Support project participants to overcome barriers to employment and support them through the recruitment process;
  • Develop referral routes via partners and agencies;
  • Engage and implement personal action plans;
  • Update information systems in line with programme requirements; and
  • Meet all internal and external compliance levels;

 

To be successful in this role you must have experience of providing advice and guidance  on employment issues and support programmes. You must also have experience of providing one to one support, group sessions and workshops to groups of people, and in particular to those who are unemployed / economically inactive.

You must hold a full driving licence and have access to your own vehicle as travel will be required for this role.

If you are interested in applying then please complete the application form attached below or contact Groundwork West Midlands to request an application pack: Email:  wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk Tel: 0121 530 5514 

Application Pack

Application Form and Equal Opps Monitoring Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

 

An Enhanced DBS check will be required prior to commencement in post

Closing date: Tuesday 16th August 2016

     

This post is funded through Big Lottery Fund and the European Union through the European Social Fund                              Charity No. 1128858