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Job title: Participant Engagement Officer (6 months FTC)

Annual salary: £8,187 per annum pro rata

Hours: 16 hours per week (£9.84 ph)

The successful applicant will be able to attract and engage Participants with the purpose of enrolling them on to the BBO Bridges Project.  To liaise with External Partner organisations to ensure Participant engagement is effective.

Main Duties

To travel to external organisations within the West Midlands, Black Country area to attract,engage and recruit Participants on to the Bridges Project.

To liaise effectively with external Partner Organisations, potential Participants and the Project Officer, ensuring that new referrals are made.

To provide potential Participants with excellent customer service and provide advice and guidance where necessary.

Developing Action plans with participants to identify barriers and discuss solutions to enable them to move forward on the project.

To work closely with Partner organisations utilising their services to support the participants to move closer to the labour market.

To input, update and retrieve information into computer database and spreadsheets.

To ensure Participant data is transferred to MIS systems as necessary.

To maintain administrative and financial records

To ensure contractual paperwork is completed to a high standard and meets auditing requirements. Eligibility paperwork is to be completed to ensure that all participants are eligible to engage on the programme.

It is essential that you have:

Previous experience of liaising with external organisations/partners with the aim of building relationships.

Previous use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher to an advanced level.

Experience of ensuring that files and paperwork are ready for internal and external audits.

To display strong motivational, customer service and organisational skills.

Ability to work under pressure and to adhere to multiple deadlines.

An excellent standard of verbal communication skills

The ability to work with trust and autonomy

To be able to demonstrate a flexible ‘can do’ attitude and Pro-active approach

How to apply: The closing date for applications is Tuesday 30th April 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

This post is funded through National Lottery Community Fund and the European Union through the European Social Fund

 

Breakfast & After School Club Childcare Co-ordinator (20 hrs pw)

Hourly rate: £9.84

We have a term time only, 20 hours per week vacancy for an outstanding practitioner to come and join our team and lead the Breakfast and After school club which operates within Gloucester Street Community Centre. We are proud to hold an Ofsted ‘Good’ rating and aim to maintain and improve our rating in future.  Therefore, we are looking for someone who will continue 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 this is a term time only position, there are opportunities to organise and provide a play scheme service during term time breaks

·        Minimum Level 3 Childcare qualification (essential)

·        Current Safeguarding qualification 

·        Food Hygiene and Safety

·        First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid (highly desirable)

·        Communication skills verbal and written 

·        Flexible working (potential to increase hours)

·        Driving License – Able to drive a 16 seater minibus

How to apply: The closing date for applications is  10th May 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 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.