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Community Project Officer (two positions)

Community Project Officer

Salary: £18,260 per annum 37 hours per week .We have 2 positions available :One is role based in

Tipton the other is based in Coventry both require regular travel across the West Midlands Region
Groundwork West Midlands are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our busy Charity team. As a Community Project Officer you will assist in the development and delivery of a range of projects across our core areas of work, including; Community Engagement; Environment (including greenspace improvements) Financial Capability and Health & Wellbeing.  We currently have two vacancies:

 Tipton based role ( Ref : CPOT)

Environment focused role supporting the delivery of a number of green and blue infrastructure projects, including organising and delivering volunteer work parties. You will need to have a broad understanding of, and interest in, community and environmental issues, along with effective administrative and organisational skills and an ability to prioritise your own work programme.

 Coventry based role( Ref : CPOC)

People focused role supporting a number of community and financial capability focused projects. You will need to be passionate about supporting individuals and community groups to achieve, and be confident in working with a wide range of partner organisations.  Effective administrative and organisational skills and an ability to prioritise your own work programme are vital.

 As part of both roles, you will:

  • Deliver a range of projects, ensuring they meet the minimum standards as well as the needs of clients and partners.
  • Work with the line manager to develop, build and maintain constructive relationships with all sectors of the community and local employers.
  • Ensure the smooth running of our programmes and in the interests of sustaining business relationships.
  • Be able to work to deadlines, ensuring monitoring return forms are completed promptly and accurately.
  • Be alert to the safeguarding of young people and children, raising any issues and concerns following policies and procedures.Relevant experience would be beneficial, but a positive attitude and desire to work as part of a team is essential. 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, life insurance, 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 this role please visit to access a  job description or contact Groundwork West Midlands for further information : If you are interested in applying then please submit a CV and cover letter via email ( stating which vacancy ref you are interested in ) to : Tel: 0121 530 5514 

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

No agencies please.

Closing date: 12:00 Noon Monday 19th November 2018

Community Project Officer Job Description- Coventry

Community Project Officer Job Description- Tipton

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