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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 Community Project Assistants

 Community Project Assistants (Sessional)

Casual Work as and when required

£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 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 along with a covering letter to wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk 

Application Pack

 

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

 

 

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

Closing Date: 12:00Noon Monday 17th July 2017.       

        

                                       

Administration Officer Tipton

Administration Officer – Support Services

37 hours per week

Base: Tipton with travel around the region as required

Salary £16,066 per annum

 

We are looking for an experienced Administration Officer to join our Support Services Team in Tipton.

 

This is an all-round generalist support position which will provide the successful candidate with excellent exposure to a wide variety of HR, Finance, Facilities and IT activities.

 

With proven experience of working in a busy environment you will support HR, Finance and Facilities to provide a professional, effective and efficient service.

 

As part of this role you will: 

  • Support the HR Manager, Head of Finance and Facilities Manager in providing a comprehensive service;
  • Assist with recruitment and selection along with co-ordinating and leading on staff inductions;
  • Assist in enhancing staff engagement;
  • Assist in updating and implementing policies and prcoedures;
  • Record and retrieve financial information;
  • Maintain financial records and prepare payment BACS run;
  • Reconcile invoices and purchase orders;
  • Provide reception duties and support where required;
  • Provide Level 1 IT support to all staff; and
  • Assist with Fire Warden duties.

This role will involve dealing with highly confidential information, and will include updating and maintaining information systems and spreadsheets for monitoring essential information and providing reports.

In order to be successful in this role you must be approachable and be highly organised as this role is pivotal for co-ordinating information throughout the company and within departments. You must also be able to prioritise your workload and work well alone as well as part of a team.

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, 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.

To apply, then please complete and return the application form below and return or contact Groundwork West Midlands on 0121 530 5514 or wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk for a pack to be sent to you.

Application Pack

Application Form and Equal Opps Monitoring Form

Job Secription and Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

 

Closing date: Tuesday 4th July 2017

Interviews to be held week commencing 10th July 2017.

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

        

Community Project Officer - Let's Play

Let’s Play!

 

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

 

Based in Tipton with regular evening working across Sandwell

 

Groundwork West Midlands 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.
  • 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 working with children and young people. You must also have effective administrative, organisational and communication 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 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

 

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

No agencies please.  CV’s will not be accepted

Closing date: 12:00 Noon Monday 17th July 2017