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COVID-19 Update from Father Hudsons Care

Finance Officer 22.5 Hrs Per Week F/T for 2 years with potential to extend

Ref: P1505

Department: Brushstrokes Community Project

Location: High Street, Smethwick, Birmingham & Coleshill

Salary: SCP 25 Ė 26: £23,747 - £24,515, pro rata

Closing Date:  01 December 2021

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 Officer to provide financial management and administration 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 knowledge of charity accounts and AAT qualified, you will have strong numerical skills, an ability to operate finance systems and strong IT skills.  You will have strong communication skills and be calm under pressure, along with the ability to work with people from differing social and cultural backgrounds, flexibility and 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


  • Investing in our employees enhancing developmental opportunities
  • Long Service Awards



Applications need to be submitted by end of Monday 6th December 2021 and interviews will be held on Wed 15th or Thurs 16th December.

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



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