In return we will offer you the opportunity to build your career. If you have a positive attitude and the right skills, you could become one of many colleagues who enjoy a successful career at The Pioneer Group. Take a look at our latest vacancies below.

If you require any further information please contact HR on 0121 748 0875 or recuitment@pioneergroup.org.uk

Imran Khalifa, our Learning and Development & HR Manager

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Ageing Better Community Organiser Assistant FTC

30th January 2019

Ageing Better Community Organisers

Community Organiser Assistant (16 hours)

  • Are you a community focused individual?
  • Do you have a friendly approach and are happy communicating and interacting with people from all social economic backgrounds?
  • Does the prospect to join a team of professionals that are reducing social isolation and loneliness amongst older people in our local community leave you excited?

We have an exciting Community Organiser Assistant position that has opened up in our Health & Wellbeing services, providing support to the Community Organisers element of the Ageing Better in Birmingham Programme.

The role is all about encouraging new members of the community to volunteer as community organisers, so confidence and communication skills are key to the success of this position. The areas you will be working in are Bromford, Pype Hayes and Birches Green. You will therefore need to be able to travel to and from these areas as and when required. You will assist with promoting our befriending service in these 3 areas, so confidence to speak to people on the streets and at their doors is also a key element of this role.

You will be based at our offices on Castle Vale (The Sanctuary) and also in Bromford, Pype Hayes and Birches Green.

The role is 16 hours per week and is a fixed term contract until January 2020.

Please find the job description attached here.

Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@pioneergroup.org.uk by Wednesday 13th February at 12pm.

Salary: £18,307 (Actual salary pro-rata’d – £7,916.54)

For an informal conversation or to find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact Sarah Powers (Health & Wellbeing Team Leader) on 0121 748 8111 or by e-mailing sarah.powers@compass-support.org.uk

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Independent Board Member

13th December 2018

We are looking for an Independent Board member to join our Castle Vale Community Housing Board which is responsible for the day-to-day management of the core services around housing, asset management, community safety and environmental issues at CVCH.  This includes an active role in decision making and shaping the operational services that are important to our tenants and residents.

Our CVCH Board consists of 10 Board members with a majority membership of tenants and residents.  We hold 7-8 meetings per year and arrange at least 1 joint Board away event each year.

The successful candidate will have the following essential attributes:

  • A commitment to including the community, and to meeting its needs;
  • The ability and willingness to learn and take a genuine interest in our work;
  • The ability to make constructive contributions to discussion, and bring new perspectives and ideas.

A list of the Board Member Core Competencies can be found here

We would specifically encourage applications from people with skills and experience in any of the following areas:

  • Asset management including responsive, major works and compliance

Meetings take place around six times per year starting in the early evening and last approximately 2 hours.  Board away events and development activities will also be arranged throughout the year.

Closing Date:
The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Interviews:
Will be held on Monday 11th February 2019.

Contact:
For further information or a discussion about the role, please contact Hannah Pryce by email at hannah.pryce@pioneergroup.org.uk or call 0121 748 8121

Application packs are available by clicking here

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SGOHT Board Members

23rd January 2019

Board Members
Voluntary + reasonable Board related expenses

Stockland Green opportunity Housing & Training (SGOHT) is a provider of affordable housing in North Birmingham; we have a real community focus and a strong commitment to bringing local properties back into local ownership, providing training opportunities for young people and helping to build a stable community.

We are looking for committed and innovative individuals who share our vision to be part of our board to enable SGOHT to deliver on its potential by setting the long-term direction and developing our financial plan

The successful candidates will have the following essential attributes:

  • A commitment to including the community and to meeting its needs
  • A strong strategic thinker
  • The ability to make constructive contributions to discussion, and bring new perspectives and ideas
  • Passionate about making a difference

We would specifically encourage applications from people with skills and experience in any of the following areas:

  • Housing and neighbourhood working
  • Background in housing policy and strategy
  • Financial strategy
  • Public Health
  • Environmental improvement

Meetings will take place six times a year starting at 5:45pm for around two hours.
Board away events and development activities will also be arranged throughout the year.

Interview dates to be confirmed.

For further information or a discussion about the role, please contact Cheryl Dockery by email at Cheryl.dockery@pioneergroup.org.uk or call 0121 748 8174.

Application packs are available on the Pioneer Group website: www.pioneergroup.org.uk/jobs