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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.

Casual Health & Wellbeing Officers

Health & Wellbeing Project Officer (Sessional)

£8 - £11 per hour

Location: Coventry

Casual Work as and when required

 

We are looking for motivated individuals to join our Health & Wellbeing Team in Coventry to assist in the delivery of a range of Health and Wellbeing projects and informal education aligned to the Public Health and Wellbeing agenda.

 

Using your working knowledge of the health and wellbeing agenda, you will:

  • Deliver health and wellbeing projects such as Cook and Eat Well, ensuring they meet minimum quality standards as well as the needs of clients and partners;
  • Promote active and healthy lifestyles to individuals, families and diverse groups;
  • Build and develop constructive relationships with key customers;
  • Develop and maintain close links with all sectors of the community;
  • Ensure the smooth running of our programmes in the interests of sustaining business relationships;
  • Be alert to the safeguarding of young people and children, raising any issues and concerns;

Experience of delivering informal education is essential along with an understanding of the economic and social needs of residents living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.You must have a keen interest in these areas and have experience of recruiting and engaging with participants from the wider community. Regular travel across the region is required for this role so you must have a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

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 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 the application form below and return or contact Groundwork West Midlands: Email:  wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk Tel: 0121 530 5514 for an application pack.

 

Application Pack

Application Form and Equal Opps Monitoring Form

Job Description and Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Please note this vacancy may close early if a high response is received.

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

Closing date: Tuesday 11th April 2017

         

Administration Officer

Administration Officer - Training

37 hours per week

Base: Tipton

Salary £16,066 per annum

 

We are looking for an experienced Administration Officer to join our established Training Team in Tipton to provide an effective and efficient administration service to staff, clients and providers.

With proven experience of working in an administrative environment you will co-ordinate the training and employment administrative systems ensuring the timely processing of data and documentation.

As part of this role you will: 

  • Keep up to date and accurate records of activities;
  • Process data within contractual guidelines using a variety of systems;
  • Establish and maintain databases in line with contractual guidelines;
  • Understand and recognise key compliance criteria for contracts;
  • Identify and act on all instances of non-compliance;
  • Produce monthly and ad hoc reporting;
  • Carry out internal compliance audits as well as support external audits;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with primary contract providers, employers, job centre staff etc; and
  • Support colleagues in achieving and maintaining full contractual compliance.

 

In order to be successful in this role you must have experience of working in a busy administration environment and have meticulous attention to detail. You will be working in a small but busy training department in which organisational skills will be of high importance.

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: Tuesday 28th March 2017

Interviews to be carried out week commencing 3rd April 2017

CV's will not be accepted.

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

        

                                       

External Engagement Officer Tipton

External Engagement Officer
Base: Tipton
37 hours a week (evening and weekend work as required)
Salary: £24,176 per annum

We are looking for an experienced engagement officer to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with employers, referral agencies etc.


With your demonstrable experience you will raise and define the profile of Groundwork West Midlands by promoting the full range of employment related services externally.


As part of the role you will:
• Source and secure employment and work placement opportunities for customers involved in all GWWM employment programmes;
• Seek out and conduct ‘cold’ employer contact;
• Work with employers to convert work placements into permanent employment opportunities;
• Work closely with colleagues to generate opportunities and broke employment for individuals;
• Provide comprehensive in work support for customers;
• Work with stakeholders to identify bespoke skills solutions that align with the employment contract outputs; and
• Undertake health and safety of work placements as necessary.

Experience of working in a high volume recruitment, employment or job-brokering environment is essential as well as delivering employment projects with young people/adults especially those living in disadvantaged areas and with additional support needs (e.g. lone parents, NEETS).

Proven experience of engaging local communities in the development and delivery of employment projects is also required.

This role will require regular travel across the region so you must have a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle.


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 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.

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:  Tuesday 28th March 2017
Interviews to be carried out week commencing 3rd April 2017
An Enhanced DBS check will be required prior to commencement in post