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COVID-19 Update from Father Hudsons Care

Finance Administrative Assistant 20 - 25 Hrs Per Week F/T for 2 years with potential to extend

Ref: P1514

Department: Brushstrokes Community Project

Location: High Street, Smethwick, Birmingham & Coleshill

Salary: SCP 17 Ė 20: £19,556.00 - £21,420.00, per annum, pro rata

Closing Date:  02 February 2022

Brushstrokes is an award-winning project in partnership with Father Hudson’s Care, the Infant Jesus 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.

We require a Finance Administrative Assistant to provide financial administrative support for Brushstrokes.  This is a new and exciting role. The post holder will receive excellent support and guidance from Father Hudson’s Finance manager, and on-site support at Brushstrokes. The post-holder will be in a unique position to use their existing skills and to learn many new ones connected with the multiple funding sources, diverse services, and substantial staff team that support a project with a budgeted turnover of nearly £1 million in 2021-22.

With experience in an administrative role in the charity sector, you will have strong numerical skills, the ability to learn to operate finance systems and good IT skills.  You will have strong communication skills and be calm under pressure.  With the ability to work with people from differing social and cultural backgrounds, you will be flexible, a team player and have a commitment to our ethos of welcoming the stranger.

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:-


  • 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
  • Employee suggestion scheme accessible via intranet
  • On line Payslips
  • Excellent free on line and face to face training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Investing in our employees enhancing developmental opportunities
  • Long Service Awards

Applications need to be submitted by the end of 26th January 2022

Interviews will be held on 2nd February 2022

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



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