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Community Project Officer-Let's Play

  Let’s Play Project Vacancy


Community Project Officer: 37 hours per week – £18,260 per annum

Flexible working pattern will be considered

 Based in Tipton with regular evening working across Sandwell

Groundwork West Midlands are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to deliver our exciting play project in Sandwell.  The Let’s Play project delivers 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.
  • 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.

 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, life assurance, 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.


If you are interested in applying then please visit for an application form or contact Groundwork West Midlands to request one:
Email: Tel: 0121 530 5514

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

No agencies please.  CV’s will not be accepted

Closing date: Midday 21st May 2018