Opportunities With Us

As an ambitious and growing organisation, we are delighted to offer our latest Job Opportunities.  If you enjoy working as part of a team, enjoy putting your skills to good use and want to making a real difference, then please keep reading.

We also have an interesting range of Volunteering Opportunities available.  And if there’s something that you would like to do, that’s not listed at the moment, please let us know.

 

Job Opportunities

The WLCA team are the driving force behind the work that we do in Perry Common and beyond.  There’s always something different going on, new projects starting and exciting events taking place.

Please see below a list of our current opportunities that we have available.

 

Independent Living Co-Ordinator: £20-23,000 p/a, 37 hrs per week, Permanent                                    

Possessing a creative flair and an open minded approach, you will work in partnership to develop a range of innovative and personalised support packages for older residents. You will develop Sycamore Court, our 40 apartment Extra Care scheme as a local Independent Living Hub, which is celebrated as a model of good practice.

For more information about the role, please contact our Homes and Property Manager, Gareth Hopkins on 0121 382 1930.

Independent Living Coordinator – Job Description / Person Specification

Closing Date For Applications: Monday 18th September, 5pm

Interview Date: Tuesday 26th September

For more information about this role, please contact Gareth Hopkins on 0121 382 1930 or email Gareth.Hopkins@wittonlodge.org.uk.

 

Senior Development and Performance Manager: £36-45,000 p/a, 37 hrs per week, Permanent

Are you passionate about creating sustainable communities? Are you motivated by the prospect of working alongside residents and stakeholders to deliver transformational change in neighbourhood settings? If so we have an exciting opportunity for you.

For more information about the role, please contact our Chief Officer, Afzal Hussain on 0121 382 1930.

Senior Development and Performance Manager – Job Description / Person Specification

Closing Date For Applications: Monday 25th September, 5pm

Interview Date: Tuesday 3rd October

For more information about this role, please contact Afzal Hussain on 0121 382 1930 or email Afzal.Hussain@wittonlodge.org.uk.

 

To request an Application Pack, please contact Kay Blundell on 0121 382 1930, email Kay.Blundell@wittonlodge.org.uk or come into our office at Perry Common Community Hall, between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

 

Volunteer With Us

Do you want to be part of an exhilarating experience?  Getting involved in new projects, learning new skills and helping your local community at the same time?  Whether you are looking to boost your skills or simply want to get out of the house and meet new people, then we have a volunteering opportunity that suits you.

You could be working in our busy office here at Perry Common Community Hall;  helping our residents at our Sycamore Court Extra Care Scheme; helping to organise one of our many community events; assisting the Homes and Properties team; working on our busy reception desk; computer work; distributing our publicity – or anything else you can think of.

We are a friendly and welcoming team and genuinely appreciate the help of our volunteers.  What’s more, all your volunteering will directly benefit the local community here in Perry Common and far beyond.

Please take a look at the following volunteer opportunities we have:

*For further informaiton about each of these roles, please see the contact details at the bottom of the Role Description.

 

Community Researchers

We are looking to recruit individuals who are familiar with neighbourhoods in Erdington District and local to Perry Common and Wyrley Birch. Community Researchers will work with WLCA on finding out about local people’s concerns, issues and aspirations and to help signpost people to relevant support, advice and information services.  Please see the Role Description for more details.

Community Researchers – July 2017

 

Events and Activities Volunteer

We are looking to recruit volunteers to assist with and support our community events and activities. This is a great opportunity for personal development as volunteers taking on this role will engage with and support the local community in lots of different ways.  Please see the Role Description for more details.

Events and Activities Volunteer – July 2017

 

Library Volunteer

In this role we are looking to recruit a group of enthusiastic volunteers to work alongside our Libraries Delivery Team to support and run activities at Perry Common and Kingstanding Libraries. This is a fantastic opportunity for personal development as volunteers taking on this role will engage with and support the local community in lots of different ways, as detailed below

Library Volunteer – July 2017

 

Peer Mentors / Befrienders

We are looking to recruit volunteers who are interested in providing 1:1 support in a number of settings. WLCA Peer Mentors/Befrienders will provide regular 1:1 support to an individual with whom they have been matched.  Please see the Role Description for more details.

Peer Mentors – Befrienders July 2017

 

For general enquiries about volunteering, please call us on 0121 382 1930, come into our office at Perry Common Community Hall between 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday or send us a message via social media.