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:

Project Quality and Compliance Lead

The people we work with are the reason for everything we do

Do you have the Focus to ensure quality and compliance are maintained? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our Youth Promise Plus Team

Job Reference: PQCL1205 (please ensure you include this on your application form)

Base: Scala House, Birmingham

Salary Range: £21,725 - £23,580

Starting salary: £21,725

Hours: 35 Hours per week, Full-time

Project/contract funding end date: June 2018

 This role will report to the Programme Manager and the funder and will be responsible for ensuring that the project parameters including the contractual and regulatory environment are understood and complied with so that funder targets and requirements are met. 

You will need to have experience of working within an environment delivering compliance and/or quality functions and experience of undertaking audits, managing; interpreting and presenting data along with experience of line management.

Closing Date: Midday Friday 31 March 2017

Interviews will be held on: w/c 10 April 2017

Please note CV’s will not be accepted as an alternative form of application.

Youth Promise Plus is a Birmingham and Solihull Employment Pathway Project supported by the European Social Fund and Young Employment Initiative

 

 

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Project Quality and Compliance Officer

The people we work with are the reason for everything we do

Do you have the Focus to ensure quality and compliance are maintained? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our Youth Promise Plus Team

Job Reference: PQCO1206 (please ensure you include this on your application form)

Base: Scala House, Birmingham

Salary Range: £19,482 – £21,147

Starting salary: £19,482

Hours: 35 Hours per week, Full-time

Project/contract funding end date: June 2018

This role will support the Project Quality and Compliance Lead to ensure that the project parameters including the contractual and regulatory environment are understood and complied with so that funder targets and requirements are met.

You will need to have experience of working within an environment delivering compliance and/or quality functions and the ability to monitor target data, produce statistical reports and analysis.

Closing Date: Midday Friday 31 March 2017

Interviews will be held on: w/c 10 April 2017

Please note CV’s will not be accepted as an alternative form of application

Youth Promise Plus is a Birmingham and Solihull Employment Pathway Project supported by the European Social Fund and Young Employment Initiative

 

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National Quality and Compliance Officer

The people we work with are the reason for everything we do

Do you have the Focus to ensure quality and compliance are maintained? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our Core Organisation Team to achieve this.

Job Reference: NQCO1207 (please ensure you quote this number on your app. form)

Base: Scala House Birmingham (would consider base in Sheffield)

Salary Range: £21,725 - £23,580

Starting salary: £21,725

Hours: 35 Hours per week

Contract funding end date: June 2018

 

The National Quality and Compliance role is a new position within the organisation, and will be critical in ensuring that Sova meets all its internal and external obligations with the fields of quality and compliance.

Working underneath the National Quality Manager, the National Quality and Compliance Officer, will deliver a range of audits, maintain the organisations policy library and support the roll-out of compliance resources to Sova projects, amongst other tasks.

We are looking for a candidate with detailed knowledge of quality systems and compliance systems. The ideal candidate would have excellent communication skills, a flexible approach and be proactive and experienced in liaising with a wide range of projects, departments and external stakeholders providing quality and compliance assurance advice and data. The role will require travel to sites across England and Wales.

Closing Date: Midday Friday 31 March

Interviews will be held on: w/c 10 April 2017

Please do not send CV’s as they are not an acceptable alternative to any part of the application form 

 

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Wales - Case Officer - Sova Achieving Change through Employment

Reference: CO1190
Salary: £20,224 - £21,951
Base: Cardiff, covering Cardiff & the Vale
Hours: 35 Hours per week, full time
Project Funding Date: 30th November 2019
Plus Benefits


The role of Case Officer is critical to us in helping ‘hard to reach’ individuals and families, offenders and ex-offenders stay out of trouble. Our case officers are there to provide intensive, professional support, motivation, knowledge and expertise. Working with partners across the third, public and private sectors the role also requires a commitment to multi-agency working and the ability to foster positive relationship with partners, funders and key stakeholders.


Please do not send CV’s 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, Friday 31st March 2017
Interviews will be held: 13th April 2017

 

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Wales – Admin Project Assistant - Sova Achieving Change through Employment (ACE)

Reference: APA1186
Base: Cardiff
Salary: £14,084 – £15,518 pro rata
Hours: 20 hours per week, part time
Plus Benefits


The Administrative Assistant will be expected to support the Programme, Service and Contract & Compliance Managers in ensuring participant, expenditure and outcome evidence is in place to support compliance with ESF guidance, they will be expected to work closely with team of Case Officers across the West Wales and Valleys area who will be working 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 CV’s 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 Friday 31st March 2017
Interviews will be held: 12th April 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 be 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 Friday 31st March 2017

Interviews to be held: 10th April 2017

 

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