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.

Board Member Vacancy

Interview dates:  29th February – 4th March 2016:

Groundwork is a national environmental regeneration charity working with partners to improve the quality of the local environment, the lives of local people and the success of local businesses in areas in need of investment and support.

Board Member (Unpaid but expenses covered)

Groundwork West Midlands was established in February 2009 following the decision to merge all

Groundwork Trusts in the West Midlands region.  Groundwork West Midlands are now looking to recruit new Trustees to join the Board.

As a Trustee you will be responsible for the overall governance of Groundwork West Midlands.

Committing a minimum of one/two days per month, your principal duties will be attendance at quarterly meetings of the Groundwork West Midlands Board, working with fellow trustees to set strategic direction of the organisation, providing guidance, support and challenge to the senior management team, and also promoting the charity’s work through occasional attendance at external events, and influencing key partners and stakeholders.

Applications are invited from individuals with excellent communication skills and a knowledge or interest in community development, regeneration, sustainability, social policy and diversity issues.

In particular we are looking for people with high level experience in Youth, Housing, Private Sector and Accountancy backgrounds. 

All sections of the community are positively encouraged to ensure our Board reflects the communities in which we work.

The position offers an excellent opportunity to be part of a forward thinking organisation and to help us improve the lives of the most vulnerable communities in the West Midlands. 

Information can be found on: www.groundwork.org.uk/wm

Please apply enclosing a CV to:  Caroline Irish, Company Secretary, Groundwork West Midlands, Groundwork Environmental Centre, Dolton Way, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 9AL

or email caroline.irish@groundwork.org.uk

If you would like to discuss the position please contact June Campbell, Chair on 07740 202243

or Jon Cotgreave, Director on 01782 829905

Construction Tutor

Construction Tutor

Actual Starting Salary: £21,747- £23,500

37 hours per week, Term Time +2 weeks only

Based at our Independent School in Burslem, Stoke


At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves on being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, life assurance, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments.

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

Do you have a background in construction work and looking for a new challenge or a change in career?

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team working with pupils in our Independent School. You will support and guide young people through construction qualifications at various levels.

We are looking for someone who can design, plan and implement creative and engaging sessions whilst promoting and developing pupils social, moral, spiritual and cultural development.

As part of this role you will:

  • Act as a positive role model to pupils;
  • Help pupils to develop the skills needed to progress into further construction training or employment;
  • Develop and produce schemes of work and session plans for all construction delivery;
  • Motivate pupils to achieve; and
  • Manage pupil behaviour effectively.

 

You will need to have proven industry experience with the ability to work across a number of trade skills such as plumbing, joinery, brick and block work, painting/decorating and tiling etc.

 

To apply, please complete the attached application form.

Or contact: 0121 530 5514 or by emailing: wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk to ask for an application pack to be sent out to you.

 

Please note: CV’s will only be accepted if accompanied by our Application Form.

An Enhanced DBS and NCTL check will be carried out for this post

Closing Date: 12 Noon Monday 4th July 2016

Application Pack

Application Form & Equal Opps Monitoring Form

Job Description / Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Safeguarding Policy

Employment Advisor - Tamworth

Employment Advisor

28 hours per week, Monday - Thursday

Base: Tamworth

Salary £21,422 per annum (pro rata)

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves on being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, life assurance, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments.

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.

We are looking for an Employment Advisor to join our Employment Team based in Tamworth.

With your proven experience of delivering employment projects with young people and adults, you will identify opportunities and address barriers to employment in order to move customers into sustained and meaningful employment.

You will support customers in recruitment, induction, training and development across a range of employment programmes.

This role involves working in a target driven environment so it is essential you can manage your time and prioritise your workload effectively in order to meet given targets.

As part of this role you will:

 

  • Seek out employment opportunities at new and existing sites of employment;
  • Identify training and ‘route ways’ to employment;
  • Support and manage a caseload of customers;
  • Engage customers in activities and help them progress into sustainable employment;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individuals referred, undertaking interviews, compiling CV’s, support with applications forms etc;
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with partner organisations, employers and funding bodies; and
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records.

 

You must have proven experience of developing productive relationships with partners and external agencies and have a good knowledge of Work Programme and other DWP funded programmes.

 

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 Opps Monitoring Form

Job Description and Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Closing date: Monday 11th July 2016

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

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