Why Sova is a great place to work

We are proud of what we do and the impact we have on individuals, on families and on the communities to which they belong. We know that people - their skills, capacity and commitment - are the key to delivering and improving Sova services. Our commitment to our employees is to work effectively in partnership with them and to support them to support the clients and communities we work in.

The rewards of working for Sova do not just end at transforming the lives of the individuals and families we work with. We also offer a range of work based benefits.

Current jobs:

Volunteer Hub Administrative Assistant - METRO

Job Reference:  VHAA1216 (please ensure you quote this reference on your application form)

Job Title: Volunteer Hub Administrative Assistant

Base:  Birmingham

Salary Range: £17,117 - £18,859

Starting Salary: £17,117

Hours: 35 Hours per week, Full-time  

Project Funding end Date: March 2018

In a single year our volunteers typically give up the equivalent of 45,000 hours to support, befriend and mentor people who need them; to let them know there’s someone on their side, to offer practical help, advice and guidance, as well motivation and understanding. Someone who can question, challenge and encourage without judgment.

The role requires someone who has excellent organisational skills. You will be expected to manage your own work load, work within Sova processes and meet critical deadlines.  The role also requires someone with excellent communication and IT skills. You will be expected to demonstrate the ability to develop relationships with colleagues on the project and external stakeholders.

You will be reporting to the Hub Service Leader, but also work closely and take direction from the wider Metro team. Therefore a flexible approach to work and communication is essential.

This role is critical in ensuring that we provide the operational staff on Metro with day to day administrative support.  This will involve assisting staff in the administrating the volunteer recruitment processes; data input; file management and other general office duties as required.

Closing date: Midday Tuesday 9 May 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 17 May 2017


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Wales – Service Manager (Maternity Cover) - Sova Achieving Change through Employment (ACE) West Wales & Valleys

Reference: SM1209
Base: Cardiff
Salary: £25,181 – £27,794 pro rata
Hours: 28 Hours per week, part time
Dates: 01 April 2017 until 01 April 2018
Plus Benefits

The Service Manager will be expected to promote the project to relevant stakeholders, and manage a team of Case Officers across the West Wales and Valleys area who will work closely with project service users in developing their own individual action plan on a journey towards employment and utilise the support of volunteers, they will have recruited, to address issues of social exclusion and integration, and the achievement of other identified outcomes under the Welsh Governments Tackling Poverty agenda.

Please do not send CVs as they are not an acceptable alternative to any part of the application form and will not be considered. Completed application forms should be returned electronically to: recruitmentsouth@sova.org.uk

Closing Date: 5.00pm Wednesday 10th May 2017

Interviews to be held: To be confirmed


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