Careers 

Progression Coaches – Multiple Vacancies

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St Basils has opportunities for Progression Coaches to be based across the Birmingham area. We have numerous vacancies for a variety of part-time and full-time positions.

  • Type: Full Time, Part Time, Permanent
  • Sector: Project based, Support Work
  • Salary: £19,757 - £21,669 per annum, pro rata
  • Closing Date: 02/04/2020 12:00 pm

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 young people within one of our Birmingham based services.

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.

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 regarding the exact locations of these posts, 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.

Director of Progression (Prevention, Support and Care)

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St Basils has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Progression to develop and lead our overarching Prevention, Support and Care Strategies to ensure young people across St Basils achieve progression. This is a newly established, permanent position based within the West Midlands.

  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Sector: Management
  • Salary: £48,703 - £53,088 per annum, pro rata
  • Closing Date: 06/04/2020 12:00 pm

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 truly unique opening as the successful candidate will have the opportunity to strategically shape the way we deliver our services to our young people whilst leading on new business implementation such as tendering and new scheme development ownership.

This successful candidate will have management oversight of all prevention, care and support contracts and services including responsibility for quality, standards and regulatory compliance. You should hold significant experience of leading complex functions and multi-disciplined teams to deliver excellent standards of performance. Responsible for business areas totalling circa 180 staff, you will provide leadership and mentoring to managers across the organisation to encourage and promote a positive, people centred culture in line with our values.

Key activities specific to the role include:

  • To engage strategically and develop and maintain cooperative joint working with partner organisations, including Local Authority partners, registered providers (RPs) and other relevant agencies.
  • Optimise resources, developing and maintaining best practice within the context of a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE).
  • To be responsible for continuous improvement of services delivered within the Directorate, taking into account the views and needs of young people, available funding and the value for money of the services provided.
  • To accomplish team results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising team; coaching, counselling, and performance managing employees; developing, coordinating, and implementing policies, procedures, and standards.
  • To lead on new project development in terms of prevention, support and care.

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • Experience of working within a senior leadership capacity.
  • Experience of managing large, multi-disciplined teams within a fast paced environment.
  • Experience of managing services within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Health, Community Work, Education and Training, Housing or Support work.
  • Experience of providing strategic guidance and advice at Board level.
  • Experience of taking high level safeguarding decisions and providing support and direction to staff relating to such matters.
  • Experience in managing budgets/operations within tight financial circumstances and/or competing priorities.

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

  • Competitive salary of £48,703 – £53,088 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’ and ‘St Basils: Who We Are’ packs for a list of requirements and helpful information before downloading the application form.

Application info pack

St Basils: Who We Are

Please contact Luke Price, Recruitment Manager on 0121 772 2483 or luke.price@stbasils.org.uk for a confidential discussion should you require any further information.

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: £9.30 per hour
  • Closing Date: 31/12/2020 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 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:

  • £9.30 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.

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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

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