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Casual Community Project Assistant

 Community Project Assistants (Sessional)

Casual Work as and when required

Rate of pay: £10 per hour

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 Community Project Officers 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 send your CV to 

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

Closing Date: Thursday 21st September 2017