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West Midlands Combined Authority; Project Coordinator - Rough Sleeping Initiative

Fixed Term Contract

Hours of Work: 36.5 per week

Reference number: WMCA00694

Salary: £36,574 - £41,169 per annum

Closes: 2022-06-26T11:59:00

“If you are passionate about working to ambitious goals and have an interest in helping the region to end rough sleeping, then this may be the role for you.

The West Midlands Combined Authority have a brand new role for a Project Coordinator to take overall responsibility for our Rough Sleeping Initiative programme. You will play a key role in delivering the WMCA’s commitment to ‘designing out homelessness’ by developing the region’s expertise in designing and commissioning innovative rough sleeping services, that add value to those led locally. This is a varied role where you will be dealing with contract administration, monitoring funded projects and liaising with stakeholders.

This is a Fixed Term Contract until March 2025.”

Church Action on Poverty are recruiting: Speaking Truth to Power Development Coordinator

Duration: 2 years initially

Hours: 35 hours per week including some 'unsocial' hours, evening and weekend working and overnight travelling for which Time Off in Lieu is provided.

Location: Options to work from home or from our office based in Salford, Greater Manchester.

Closing Date: 16th June 2022 at 10am

Salary: Church Action on Poverty Salary Band E £31,346 - £35,745 (SCP 27-32 on the local authority APT&C scale), dependent on previous pay and experience, paid monthly on the 14th day of each month.

Pension: Church Action on Poverty will contribute to a mutually agreed pension scheme of up to 10% of salary, on the basis that the employee contributes not less than 5%.

Holidays: 25 days’ annual leave pro rata (30 after five years’ service) plus statutory holidays

Interview date: Week Commencing 27th June 2022 via Zoom

About the role:

Our vision is that the UK can and must be transformed into a country where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. Poverty robs people of dignity, freedom, and hope, of power over their own lives. We believe that our vision - an end to poverty in the UK - can become a reality. As a member of the Church Action on Poverty staff team, the Development Coordinator is expected to contribute towards achieving the organisation’s core strategic goal of building a more powerful social movement rooted in principles of dignity, agency, and power, committed to realising this vision together.

The post-holder is responsible for piloting a new the ‘Speaking Truth to Power’ programme to develop a network of leaders with lived experience across the UK. They will work with local grassroots organisations to co-deliver a new capacity building programme that will bring together lived experience leaders ensuring the anti-poverty movement and strategy is led by people who experience poverty.

Job opportunities within the Poverty Truth Network.

As interest in establishing Poverty Truth Commissions continues to grow across the UK, the Poverty Truth Network are looking to add four part time roles to their existing staff team.

  • Communications and Funding Worker – to lead on communications strategy and to help Poverty Truth Commissions secure funding for their work
  • Evaluation and Learning Worker – to lead on evaluation across the Network, to ensure that they are a learning organisation that generates wisdom and drives change
  • Poverty Truth Commission Mentors (x 2) – to support the development of new Poverty Truth Commissions and to nurture them once established. These roles may have a specific regional focus or operate across the Network.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 17th June.

Interviews will be held online on Monday 18th July and Wednesday 20th July. Please can you advise if either of these dates is not possible for you.

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Published 5th November 2019

Updated 10th May 2022