Black Country Housing Group – Volunteers Coordinator role

SRVC0119 – Volunteers Coordinator

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Posted: 03/01/2019 11:01
Salary: £24,743.28 per annum
Location: Head Office
Level: Admin
Deadline: 18/01/2019 09:00
Hours: 35
Benefits: Health Cash Plan, access to Network Benefits and Employee Advice Helpline
Job Type: Fixed Term
This project is fully funded by the Big Lottery Fund until March 2022. The mission is to achieve a large number of trained over 55’s who have the skills and confidence to support people with their finances and wider economic opportunities in the Black Country. In order to achieve this, we will target over 55’s to become volunteers, particularly retired people who have a huge skills base to draw on, they are ‘Skills Rich’. We will build up a vibrant bank of volunteers across the Black Country concentrating on the metropolitan areas of Dudley and Sandwell. We will work with schools, colleges, voluntary and community groups, statutory agencies and other partners to enable them to host trained volunteers in order to build progression and sustainability for the volunteers. We will also develop a ‘Train the Trainer’ programme with all partner agencies who decide to take on a trained volunteer. This programme, alongside a steering group, will be the basis of sustainability after the project life as partner agencies will be able continue to recruit and train their own bank of volunteers.

The post of Volunteers Coordinator is a crucial one for the project success and we are looking for a skilled and dedicated individual to join our team. As a Volunteers Coordinator, you will deliver and coordinate a programme of recruitment and training for financial confidence volunteers and champions across Sandwell and Dudley, as well as develop organisations and community group’s capacity to offer this service during and post project funding.

You will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of coordinating volunteering and/or working in a training and development capacity with the voluntary sector and experience of working to train or help people with financial confidence in an advisory capacity.

You will need to be able to travel flexibly and efficiently within the borough of Sandwell and Dudley is required.

The full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

Key Details

  • Fixed term until March 2022
  • £24,743.28 per annum
  • 35 hours per week
  • Based in Rowley Regis, West Midlands, however working regularly in the local community will be required as part of the job role
  • The post holder will be subject to a six-month probation period
  • Interview Date: 28th January 2019

If you would like to be part of this innovative initiative, please apply with your CV alongside a supporting statement detailing how you meet each of the requirements of the person specification.

Healthwatch Dudley is looking for a new Chief Officer

Please can you circulate the below job ad far and wide to help us find our amazing new Chief Officer:

We are looking for our new Chief Officer to lead us into an exciting future.  Someone who will combine strategic knowledge of health and care, with sound judgement and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships.

Local people are our priority and our main business is to enable their voices to influence the design and delivery of local services.

Have you got the passion, commitment and vision to build on the strong foundations of our well-respected, award-winning Healthwatch?

Closing date:                    12 noon Friday 13th April 2018   

Interview date:               Thursday 26th April 2018

37 hours per week – salary scale: £36,379 to £39,177

Fixed term until 30th September 2019 (with a secondment opportunity)

Download an application pack:

Alternatively, request a pack by email at, call 01384 573381 or write to Dudley CVS, 7 Albion Street, Brierley Hill DY5 3EE.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Temporary Business Support Administrator with Dudley CAB @WeAreBCR @Dudley_Chron @DudleyNews1

Dudley and District CABX are recruiting a temporary business support administrator to work in the business support team at Holloway Chambers in Dudley to cover some temporary time off for one of our permanent business support workers.

This post will be a zero hour contract for approx 20 hours per week for approx. 6 -8 weeks.  Start date to be confirmed – end of August / September and the salary will be £8.00 p/h.

They are looking for an individual who is experienced in business administration and it is desirable that they are experienced in telephone gateway assessing.

As the start date is later than originally planned, hopefully this will open up the opportunity to candidates who are not available in the summer months due to other commitments.

For an application pack please email – Kari Shepherd, Business Support Manager at for an application form which will need completing and returning by Thursday 27th July. Interviews to be carried out the following week.

Healthwatch Dudley @HWDudley is looking for an enthusiastic, skilled and motivated person to join their busy team!

Support Officer

Are you professional, calm and understanding?

Do you have administrative experience and are good with people?

We are looking for someone who can provide us with high quality administrative support, whilst acting as the first point of contact for the Healthwatch Dudley team.

20 hours per week – starting salary: £15,807 pro-rata

Fixed term until March 31st 2018

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 5th July 2017

Interview date: Thursday 13th July 2017

Information pack & person specification (PDF)
Application form (Word – save this first and type into it)
Equalities monitoring form (Word – save this first and type into it)
Please complete and return the application form and the equalities monitoring form.

If this opportunity sounds like it could be for you, we would love you to get in touch

Full terms and conditions are outlined in each information pack download, alternatively, please call the team on 03000 111001 for more information, or to obtain an application pack in alternative formats.