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Vacancies

We have a number of vacancies within North Smethwick Development Trust (registered charity number 1035308 and Company House Number 02736636).

We have a positive working culture here at NSDT and value our team of staff and volunteers.  We want to ensure that we recruit the right people to join our team not only with the right skills and experience, but with the right values to support effective team working in delivering excellent customer care and community experience

All posts are based from the Brasshouse Community Centre in North Smethwick. We will contact all our candidates who are not successful, so please provide an email address, unfortunately, it is not always possible to provide feedback at the first stage, if your application has not been successful. 

Please note that some posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS check and all posts will need to have satisfactory references. 

How to apply 

Those interested in applying for one of our roles should first email a copy of their CV and a covering letter/personal statement (not more than 500 words) detailing your suitability, experience and/or skills and knowledge of the role to:

By Email to info@nsdt.org.uk or Post to NSDT, Brasshouse Community Centre, Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick, West Mids, B66 1BA.

Please only apply for a position that you are seriously interested in and please note that we may close any job role ahead of the closing date if we have any suitable candidates.

 

DO YOU NEED HELP IN APPLYING, OR HAVEN’T FOUND THE RIGHT POSITION AND WANT TO FIND A JOB?

Every Thursday, the Think Sandwell Employment Support Team are at the Brasshouse Community Centre and can offer assistance.  Look at our “What’s on Calendar” for more information

Thank you.

CARETAKER

We are looking for a hard-working, honest, dependable, self-motivated person to join our team as a Community Centre Caretaker. The postholder must be willing to uphold the ethos and support the aims and values of North Smethwick Development Trust. Successful applicants will be expected to  undertake training as part of the induction process.

Job Purpose

The successful applicant will be expected to open and close the centre for out-of-hours bookings during evenings and weekends, providing assistance as required e.g. moving furniture, and ensuring hire space including toilets are clean and presentable for the next booking.

You will have a flexible approach to work and will vary your working hours based on the needs of the centre and your availability.

How to apply 

Those interested in applying for one of our roles should first email a copy of their CV and a covering letter/personal statement (not more than 500 words) detailing your suitability, experience and/or skills and knowledge of the role to:

By Email to info@nsdt.org.uk or Post to NSDT, Brasshouse Community Centre, Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick, West Mids, B66 1BA.

Hours:  16 hours
Location: Brasshouse Community Centre
Salary: Currently £10.90 per hour

MATCH DAY CAR PARKING STEWARD

We are looking for a hard-working, honest, dependable, self-motivated person to join our team as a Match Day Car Parking Steward. The postholder must be willing to uphold the ethos and support the aims and values of North Smethwick Development Trust. Successful applicants will be expected to  undertake training as part of the induction process.

Job Purpose

As a car park steward at the Centro or Brasshouse Community Centre Car Park or  North Smethwick you will be employed as a match day car park steward for North Smethwick Development Trust for all home games of West Bromwich Albion FC.  The postholder will support the car park manager in the smooth and efficient running of the car parking operations and of the staff under your supervision. You will be aware of customer and staff safety and the safety of the operations at all times.

How to apply 

Those interested in applying for one of our roles should first email a copy of their CV and a covering letter/personal statement (not more than 500 words) detailing your suitability, experience and/or skills and knowledge of the role to:

By Email to info@nsdt.org.uk or Post to NSDT, Brasshouse Community Centre, Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick, West Mids, B66 1BA.

Hours: 3.5 hours shift
Reports to: Car Park Manager
Salary: Currently £10.90 per hour

TRUSTEE (VOLUNTARY POSITION)

  • Being part of the North Smethwick Development Trust (NSDT) is both exciting and challenging. We are looking for team players with a variety of skills who will help to drive the organisation forward from its current position to one that is stronger, more confident and with increased credibility with our members.
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  • Are you…
  • Passionate about communities and want to make a difference?
  • Do you have experience of the issues faced by our charities caused and want to give something back?
  • A good communicator?
  • Team focused?
  • Flexible and Objective?
  • If, the answer is yes, then why not become a Trustee?
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  • Our vision is:
  •  “North Smethwick Development Trust (NSDT) will work to achieve the social, economic and environmental regeneration of North Smethwick”.  We do do this through our 4 ambitions:
  • – Improving health and wellbeing
  • – Reducing the impacts of poverty
  • – Supporting our children and young people
  • – Being proud of our community
  • If you would like to use your skills and experience to become a Trustee/Director to help us shape the activities and services for local people living in North Smethwick, we very much look forward to hearing from you. We are particularly keen to encourage people under the age of 30 to join our Board and women.
  • Trustees
  • For information regarding the role of a Trustee, please see  www.charitycommission.gov.uk
  • We are looking for committed individuals to expand the range of Trustee skills as well as to consolidate existing skills with an eye to succession planning.  We require dynamic and motivated people who are sympathetic to the aims and objectives of NSDT to fulfil these voluntary duties.  Trustees contribute valuably to the Board by giving strategic direction; setting overall policy; defining goals and setting targets; evaluating performance; ensuring the charity’s effective and efficient administration and financial stability. 
  • We want to have a wide range of people on the Board, and seek to be representative of the diverse communities of North Smethwick.  There is no need to have previous trustee experience to apply as training will be provided. An interest in supporting communities is necessary.
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  • Trustees are expected to:
  • -attend up to seven meetings a year including quarterly Board meetings (all currently on Thursday evenings) and an annual planning day;
  • – contribute advice and support on charity and trust topic; and
  • – attend events.
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  • All travel and out of pocket expenses will be paid.
  • How to apply:  If you would like to express your interest in this position, please do contact our CEO for more information or to receive our Trustee/Director Recruitment and information pack, available on request from our Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary, Jennifer Harrison BEM at jennifer.harrison@nsdt.org.uk.  
  • Thank you
Hours: 7 meetings per year plus attendance at some events during the year. 
Reports to: Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Remuneration: Volunteer out of pocket expenses.

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Phone: 0121 555 5672
Email: info@nsdt.org.uk
Address: Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick, B66 1BA

For Sat Nav Users, please use post code B66 1BQ
Office hours:
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Brasshouse Community Centre hours:
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday - Sunday 09:00 - 14:00