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

Imran Khalifa, our Learning and Development & HR Manager


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.

Will be held on Monday 11th February 2019.

For further information or a discussion about the role, please contact Hannah Pryce by email at or call 0121 748 8121

Application packs are available by clicking here


Community Caretaker – FTC

10th December 2018

We need a confident and competent Community Caretaker to join our community team.

Supporting the Community team you will play an important part in making Castle Vale a pleasant and safe place to live. The Community Caretaker will use hand tools and machinery to ensure Castle Vale is kept clean & tidy by; removing litter, graffiti, bulk rubbish, fly tipping, weeds and pruning. The role is also responsible for visiting communal blocks, carrying out minor repairs and referring issues.

The successful Community Caretaker will:

  • Hold a full driving license category B minimum (BE & C1 Preferable)
  • Have the ability to undertake physically demanding duties
  • Have the ability to carry out minor repairs / basic maintenance duties such as lock and light bulb changes
  • Have knowledge of Health & Safety requirements, including, manual handling, cleaning equipment and chemicals
  • Hold basic knowledge of IT, including Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Have the ability to work within existing policies and procedures and follow schedules
  • Be able to manage their own workload
  • A valid PA1, PA6 weed spraying certificate would be desirable for the role but not essential but must be willing to undertake training.

In return we offer an attractive benefits package including access to a health cash plan and a social housing pension scheme.

Job Type:
Full Time – Fixed term to 31st March 2019


Job Description:
Please see job description here.

For an informal discussion please contact Angelina Lord on 0121 748 8136

Closing Date:
Application deadline will be the 19th December 2018
Interviews to be held week commencing 2nd January 2019

To apply:
Please send your CV and covering letter to by the 19th December 2018