Careers 

Progression Coach

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St Basils has an exciting opportunity for a Progression Coach to be based in Birmingham.

  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Sector: Project based, Support Work
  • Salary: £19,757– £21.669 per annum pro rata
  • Closing Date: 02/01/2020 12:00 am

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a multi- functional team working with young people to enable them to develop their life skills and confidence.

Key activities specific to the role include:

  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
  • To support young people to identify their strengths and aspirations.
  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights and relevant legislation
  • Experience of working within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work.
  • Experience of working with and delivering a service through payments by outcomes PBO or PBR.

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £19,757– £21.669 per annum pro rata
  • 28 days annual leave, plus 8 Statutory Bank holidays per annum, pro rata.
  • Technology, cycle to work and life assurance schemes.

Please see the applicant information pack for a list of further requirements before downloading the application form.

Download the application info pack

Please note: CVs are not accepted.

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk.

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Employability Manager

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St Basils has an exciting opportunity for an Employability Manager to lead our employability offering across the West Midlands region.

  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Sector: Employability
  • Salary: £31,975 - £34,789 PER ANNUM, PRO RATA
  • Closing Date: 20/12/2019 12:00 am

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity for a delivery focused leader to shape our employability services, building key partnerships with internal and external communities to realise training, learning and employment opportunities for young people at St Basils. We are seeking a strategically focussed manager with experience of leading people and a passion for continual service improvement.

This is an exciting time for the Employability Team with St Basils having secured several substantial grants including one from the Big Lottery Fund. This grant will be managed by the Employability Manager and form the central funding for all employability activities including future growth.

The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for processes and will ensure that the design, development and implementation of our learning programmes are both innovative and relevant. Leading a team of eight coaching, life skills and partnership professionals, you will inspire and motivate those around you to continually improve the employability service.

Key activities specific to the role include:

  • To provide strategic direction for the Organisations response to support the learning and skills development of our young people to enable them to positively respond to opportunities in the labour market.
  • To lead on identifying and maximising fundraising opportunities to support the delivery of the service with existing and potential funders to enable strategic growth.
  • Produce reports for organisations which have provided St Basils with substantial grants in line with their reporting timescales.
  • To build and implement an employability programme to ensure that St Basils young people have access to an engaging and innovative training programme.
  • To effectively line manage a staff team and performance manage individuals against contractual and organisational targets.
  • Work closely with colleagues, in particular the Youth Service Managers to ensure that an integrated service is provided for young people which optimises positive outcomes for them

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • Subject Specialism e.g vocational/literacy/numeracy/Esol/Employability at an appropriate level.
  • Previous experience of leading a team in the learning and skills sector.
  • Experience of designing Employability curriculum (lesson plans and co-ordination of resources) for staff team against set learning outcomes
  • Knowledge of trends within the Employment, Education and Training sector.
  • Proven ability to motivate and lead a team.

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £31,975 – £34,789 per annum pro rata
  • 28 days annual leave, plus 8 Statutory Bank holidays per annum, pro rata.
  • Technology, cycle to work and life assurance schemes.

Please see the applicant information pack for a list of further requirements before downloading the application form.

Download the application info pack

Please note: CVs are not accepted. Candidates are required to download an application for and return it to recruitment@stbasils.org.uk

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk.

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Service Administrator

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St Basils has an exciting opportunity for a Service Administrator to be based in Leamington Spa.

  • Type: Part Time, Permanent
  • Sector: Administration, Project based
  • Salary: £18,135– £19,260
  • Closing Date: 17/12/2019 12:00 am

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to provide an effective and efficient administrative service to the Accommodation Service.

Key activities specific to the role include:

  • To answer the telephone and respond to requests and/or take messages.
  • To assist and support in the preparation of grants and bids, along with the presentation and submission of applications.
  • To compile and produce statistical data, returns and information for internal and external audiences.
  • To efficiently utilise a variety of software packages (including Microsoft office) in order to provide the highest quality reports to the Service Manager, Team Leader and the Performance Hub.

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • GCSE Maths and English, grade C or above (or equivalent).
  • Administrative experience.
  • Computer proficiency in Office and Outlook, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Database.

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £18,135– £19,260 per annum, pro rata
  • 28 days annual leave, plus 8 Statutory Bank holidays per annum, pro rata.
  • Technology, cycle to work and life assurance schemes.

Please see the applicant information pack for a list of further requirements before downloading the application form.

Download the application info pack

Please note: CVs are not accepted.

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk.

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Casual Bank Staff

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St Basils has exciting opportunities for Bank Progression Coaches required for various locations within the West Midlands to offer short term and occasionally short notice professional support to our young people.

  • Type: Part Time
  • Sector: Support Work
  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Closing Date: 31/12/2019 12:00 am

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
  • To identify any concerns relating to young people and their wellbeing
  • To work as part of a team to assist in the preparation of accommodation for new residents.
  • To be available to young people for regular support and to respond to crises.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people and others
  • Ability to establish rapport and engage with young people who may be vulnerable and socially excluded
  • Commitment to ideas and vision of St Basils.
  • Working knowledge of IT and databases

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

  • £9.00 hourly rate
  • Flexibility around your existing circumstances, offering the opportunity to work shifts on a short term basis

Please see the applicant information pack for a list of further requirements before downloading the application form.

Download the application info pack

Please note: CVs are not accepted

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk.

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

We make a difference - be a part of it!

Other than the workshops what’s particularly helped me at St Basils is the support of the staff, particularly Employability Coach Vicky and Partnership and Progressions Officer Kash. I think they’re just really dedicated to what they’re doing

— Maria