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COVID-19 Update from Father Hudsons Care

Advice and Community Engagement Worker (Fixed Term until April 2025)

Ref: P1704

Department: Brushstrokes

Location: Smethwick B66 3NJ

Salary: £22,120 - £23,514 (PRO RATA) SCP 19-21

Closing Date:  Closed

17.5 hrs per week (Fixed term until April 2025)

SCP 19 – 21 £22,120 - £23,514 per annum (pro-rata)

Brushstrokes Community Project is an award-winning project delivered through Father Hudson’s Care, founded in partnership with the Infant Jesus Sisters, Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd Sisters and the parish of St Philip Neri, Smethwick. The project is well established with a proven track record in supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Sandwell and surrounding areas.

Brushstrokes is looking for an advice and community engagement worker to join our team. Are you interested in increasing participation of local residents in community and social activities aimed at improving health and wellbeing, digital skills, providing new routes into volunteering and strengthening the voice of local people?

You will have experience of working within the community, have strong connections to your neighbourhood and a background in the delivery of information and advice? You will have the capacity to assess needs and support engagement with new groups and activities that will be of benefit local residents.

 Your understanding and experience of the health service, ability to speak a community language in addition to your commitment to equality, diversity and the inclusion health agenda, will enable you to motivate and support individuals to meet their goals and enable people to feel a greater sense of belonging in Sandwell. You will possess strong administration, planning, evaluation and communication skills and be able develop strong and effective relationships with other agencies for the benefit of the project and those using our service.   

We encourage applications with people who have lived experience of migration for this role.

Father Hudson’s Care is a committed employer that proactively pursues our ambitions for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that we do, building on our core values.

As a reward for your dedication to our services we offer the following Benefits:

  • Employee suggestion scheme accessible via intranet
  • On line Payslips
  • Excellent free online and face to face training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Investing in our employees enhancing developmental opportunities
  • Monetary Long Service Awards Recognition
  • Enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service funded by the Society.
  • Supported and bespoke full induction programme
  • Enhanced Society Sick Pay and Statutory Sick Pay upon qualifying period
  • Enhanced Annual Leave entitlements
  • Group Company Pension Scheme upon qualifying period
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential support on personal and professional matters.
  • Refer a friend scheme with financial rewards
  • Charity Workers Discounts

 If you’d like more information on this post please contact  or 07464928690

How to apply:

Please download a recruitment pack below. Or request an application form by email alternatively via telephone on 01675 434000 quoting the post reference number P1688.

Closing Date: 9AM on 17th November 2023

Interviews: 22nd November 2023  

 We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive sufficient suitable applications.

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