Job Opportunities

Support Services Coordinator

  • 10 hours per week
  • Flexible but MUST include Advice Café days (1st & 3rd Friday of every month 10am-1pm and 2nd Tuesday of every month 9am-11am)
  • £10.35 p/h
  • Fixed Term for 11 months

PURPOSE OF SUPPORT SERVICES COORDINATOR: To provide strong coordination of a Job Club and Advice Café project. Offering structure and stability to the projects and quality leadership and support to volunteers.

Key role and responsibilities

  • To recruit and train volunteers to run Job Club and Advice Café
  • To make strong partnership links with other local organisations
  • To work independently to oversee the administration of Job Club and Advice Café, ensuring all required paperwork is complete and correct processes and procedures followed.
  • To effectively manage volunteers time resources to meet the projects needs
  • To work with the team to develop and carryout project action plans
  • To be able to work within a budget
  • To proactively work to safeguard all children and adults
  • To communicate effectively with the Our Place team and our stakeholders.
  • To participate in meetings as required.
  • To attend training as required
  • To ensure the project is properly evaluated and the outcomes shared with the team for continual improvement

Commitment to Our Place

  • To serve as a positive role model when representing the Our Place by modelling desirable behaviours—e.g. patience, tolerance, and reflective listening.
  • To be open to take constructive feedback by staff, volunteers and service users.
  • To be willing to report any problematic issues including safeguarding issues
  • To be willing to adhere to all Our Place policies and procedures

Application and Screening Process

  •  Written applications only will be considered
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Two satisfactory and current references
  • Personal interview

Application Process:

An application form can be downloaded below and must be completed in full and returned by email to advicecafe@ourplacesupport.org or by post to:

Our Place Manager
Our Place Community Hub
Farthing Lane
Sutton Coldfield
B72 1RN

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 27th June

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 4th July

Downloadable Support Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification

Downloadable Application form for Support Services Coordinator