Skip past Navigation

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.

Progression Coach Coventry

Progression Coach

   37 hours per week

Salary £21,422 per annum

Based in Coventry

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

 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work with unemployed young people and adults in a targeted environment.

You will support customers in recruitment, induction, training and development across a range of employment programmes and ideally have worked with young people previously.

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;
  • Working with 15-24 years old to identify training and ‘route ways’ to employment;
  • Support and manage a caseload of customers;
  • Engage customers in activities and help them progress
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individuals referred, undertaking interviews, compiling CV’s, support with applications forms etc;
  • Deliver relevant accredited and non-accredited training as required;
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with partner organisations, employers and funding bodies; and
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records.

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 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.

 

To apply, please complete the Groundwork West Midlands application form below. 

Or contact 0121 530 5514 or email: wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk to request an application pack to be sent to you. 

Application Pack

Application Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

 

Closing date: Thursday 23rd February 2017

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

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

                                                 

Community Project Officer - Let's Play!

Let’s Play!

 

2 x Community Project Officer
37 hours per week
Salary: £18,260 per annum

 

Based in Tipton with regular evening working across Sandwell

 

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to deliver an exciting new play project in Sandwell. The Let’s Play project will deliver open access after-school and holiday sessions across Oldbury, Tipton and Wednesbury.

You will need to have experience of working with children and young people, and the ability to work with partner organisations to meet local needs. Knowledge around planning and delivering activities is vital, alongside a positive attitude and desire to work both independently and as part of a team.

As part of this team you will:

  • Plan, develop and deliver after-school and holiday sessions;
  • Provide safe, creative and appropriate play opportunities for 6-12 year olds (up to 16 year olds with additional needs);
  • Work with the Project Coordinator / Team Leader to build constructive relationships with key stakeholders, including schools in the interests of sustaining business relationships;
  • Be able to work to deadlines, ensuring that all monitoring returns are completed promptly and accurately and to the required standard for funders and stakeholders; and
  • Be alert to the safeguarding of young people and children, raising any issues and concerns following the correct policies and procedures.

As a Community Project Officer you will lead on developing and delivering Let’s Play in your designated area. You must also have effective administrative and organisational skills and be able to prioritise your own work programme.

A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential as all roles require regular travel across the region.

We are also recruiting for sessional workers to work on this project so please see our other advert for full details.

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.

If you are interested in applying then please complete and return the application form below or contact Groundwork West Midlands on 0121 530 5514 or wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk 

Application Pack

Application Form and Equal Opps Monitoring Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

 

Closing date: Monday 13th March 2017

Interviews to be carried out week commencing 20th March 2017.

CV's will not be accepted. An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post.       

        

                                       

Sessional Play Workers

Let’s Play!

 

5 x Sessional Community Project Workers

£8 - £11 per hour (depending on skills and experience)

Based in Tipton with regular evening working across Sandwell

 

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to deliver an exciting new play project in Sandwell. The Let’s Play project will deliver open access after-school and holiday sessions across Oldbury, Tipton and Wednesbury.

You will need to have experience of working with children and young people, and the ability to work with partner organisations to meet local needs. Knowledge around planning and delivering activities is vital, alongside a positive attitude and desire to work both independently and as part of a team.

As part of this team you will:

  • Plan, develop and deliver after-school and holiday sessions;
  • Provide safe, creative and appropriate play opportunities for 6-12 year olds (up to 16 year olds with additional needs);
  • Work with the Project Coordinator / Team Leader to build constructive relationships with key stakeholders, including schools in the interests of sustaining business relationships;
  • Be able to work to deadlines, ensuring that all monitoring returns are completed promptly and accurately and to the required standard for funders and stakeholders; and
  • Be alert to the safeguarding of young people and children, raising any issues and concerns following the correct policies and procedures.

As a sessional worker you will need experience of working with children and young people and good communication skills.

A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential as all roles require regular travel across the region.

We are also recruiting for Project workers to work on this project so please see our other advert for full details.

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.

If you are interested in applying then please complete and return the application form below or contact Groundwork West Midlands on 0121 530 5514 or wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk 

Application Pack

Application Form and Equal Opps Monitoring Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

 

Closing date: Monday 13th March 2017

Interviews to be carried out week commencing 20th March 2017.

CV's will not be accepted. An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post.