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Administrative Officer (Part time) 3 months FTC – MATERNITY COVER

28 hours per week – £9.84 per hour

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Administrator who will play a key role in ensuring the administration processes are efficiently and effectively delivered to meet the prescribed reporting procedures within the Black Country Together, Family Matters project.

The post holder will have a proven track record in successfully meeting tight deadlines, tracking, monitoring spend and processing financial transactions for specific projects.  You will also liaise and support the administration, monitoring and planning of all project activities in line with budgetary requirements.  Working in conjunction with the Community Centre Project Manager, Training & Development Co-ordinator, Accounts, Local Employers, External Partners, Outreach Support and Volunteers you will ensure project documentation meets the required standards for successful outcome of the project.

The post-holder has an integral role with the Black Country Together Family Matters Programme which is designed to meet the criteria of the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund’s (ESF) Investment Priority.  The ideal candidate will have worked previously as an administrator with additional exposure to project or process-related tasks.

To be successful in the position of Office Administrator you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong planning and organisational skills whilst working under pressure;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal;
  • The ability to build rapport with internal and external customers at all levels within organisations
  • You are a team player with a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work autonomously using your own initiative
  • Experience of dealing with confidential and sensitive information and able to maintain confidentiality           and adhere / compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998
  • Outreach work experience which is highly desirable

Personal qualities are important: The post holder will also need to be self-reliant, energetic and able to prioritise activities.  A good working knowledge of MS Office packages is essential for this post, and the ability to learn new tasks and processes quickly would be advantageous.

The specific hours / days of work will be discussed and agreed with the Community Centre Project Manager.

 How to apply: The closing date for applications is Weds 27th March 2019. If you are interested in applying, please email your CV to admin@gscommunitycentre.org or post to Gloucester Street Community Centre, 1- 8 Gloucester Street, Wolverhampton. WV6 0PT with a covering letter detailing why you should be considered for this role. For more information about the role call Marcia Williams on: 01902 425461/686068

 Gloucester Street Community Centre are committed to Equality and Diversity

Breakfast & After School Club Childcare Co-ordinator (25 hrs pw)

£8.50 per hour, part time

We have a term time only, 25 hours per week vacancy for an outstanding practitioner to come and join our team in January 2019 and lead the Breakfast and After school club which operates within Gloucester Street Community Centre. We are looking for somebody to inspire the team and provide an exciting, stimulating environment on a daily basis for our service users. Organising and overseeing the daily school runs and activities for our children.

You must have a minimum of 2 years previous experience in a similar role and be able to co-ordinate the duties of your team, childcare activities, while you adhere to Ofsted guidelines, H & S regulations and all other relevant policies and procedures.

Normal hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 9am and 2pm to 6pm, term time only (hours are flexible). Minimum Level 3 Childcare Qualification, up to date Safeguarding, Food Hygiene and First Aid required. This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Although is a term time only position, there are opportunities to organise and provide a play scheme service during term time breaks

Required experience:

  • Driving: 2 years
  • Able to drive a 16 seater minibus
  • Communication skills verbal and written
  • Flexible working (potential to increase hours)

Required licences or certifications:

  • Enhanced DBS
  • Driving License

To apply, send your CV via email to admin@gscommunitycentre.org. To discuss the role further call 01902 425461 / 686068.

The closing date for applications is 27th  March 2019.

Gloucester Street Community Centre are committed to Equality and Diversity we are also committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including reference checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Childcare Support Worker 16 hours pw term time only (flexible hours)

£7.83 per hour

The role will require the successful applicant to plan, organise and take part in play and leisure activities for 4- 11-year olds, Early years KS 1 and 2. The After School Club provides a fun, stimulating, play focus development setting for all service users.

 

Qualifications

·        Childcare qualification (NVQ 2 level 2 or above) or willing to work towards this level of qualification

·        GCSEs Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English and Maths)

Knowledge and understanding of

·        Child development, play theory and practice

·        Statutory requirements for childcare and early years provisions

·        Early Years Foundation stage

·        Safeguarding practices and procedures

·        Experience of working in a Key Stage 1 and 2 setting

·        Contributing to the planning, monitoring and development of KS1 and 2 curriculums

Ability to

·        Work on your own initiative

·        Communicate effectively, interact and engage with young children and adults

Skills

·        Basic IT skills

·        A good standard of written and verbal communication skills

Values

·        Commitment to Equality of Opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice

·        Passionate and committed to Key Stage 1 & 2 Education and Play

·        A commitment to the right so the child

·        Constantly looking to improve and develop

 

Highly desirable

·        Car owner/ driver

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To provide a range of stimulating activities which encourage learning through play and co-operation, both indoors and outdoors, appropriate to the ages and needs of the children within the group.
  • To provide a high standard of physical care, within a safe, secure, relaxed homely environment
  • To prepare and serve a healthy snacks, ensuring that kitchen is cleaned and sanitised before and after food preparation.
  • To establish good relationships with the children and young people and interact with them according to their individual special educational needs.
  • To encourage the children and young people to interact with each other and to engage in activities with them.
  • To encourage good behaviour through positive behaviour management
  • To establish good relationships with the parents and carers and treat all information relating to families as confidential.
  • To ensure that all play equipment is kept in good order, cleaning all equipment as and when necessary.
  • Ensuring that all designated childcare locations are clean and kept in safe and risk free-state at all times.
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security, confidentiality and data protection, equal opportunities, reporting all concerns to the appropriate person. To contribute to accurate record-keeping involving pupil attendance and behaviour.
  • To participate in mandatory training and any other relevant training as outlined by Ofsted/Early Years
  • Must comply and adhere to the organisations policies and procedures as outlined in staff handbook.
  • All other duties as required by management
  • Contribute to the accountability of the centre through assisting in the maintenance of agreed records including statistics, registers, risk assessment records, contracts, evaluations, accident books, financial transactions, etc.

To apply, email your tailored CV with a covering letter. Closing date for applicants Fri 29th March 2019

Gloucester Street Community Centre are committed to Equality and Diversity we are also committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including reference checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Volunteering Opportunities are available in the following areas:

Administration

IT Support Assistant

Childcare Support Assistant

Receptionist

Kitchen and Cleaning Assistant

Full support, supervision and training will be provided throughout the duration of your volunteering placement.  Please note, you will be required to complete a DBS check before starting your placement.