JOB VACANCY: Family Matters Support Worker

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The Bangladeshi Islamic Centre (BIC) is a formally constituted, community led, independent charitable organisation, committed to the alleviation of disadvantage, inequality and deprivation through a targeted range of services to the communities of Sandwell and with a particular focus upon the Bangladeshi community. Among the wide range of services we provide, information, advice & guidance is amongst the most important to our communities with an average well in excess of 1,000 clients per annum coming to us for support.


Hourly Rate:            £12.50

Hours of Work:        29 Hours per week.

Salary:                    £18,850

Length of Contract: Fixed Term until August 2020 potential extension subject to funding.


Application Closing Date:   02/03/2020


BIC is looking for a Family matters support worker, who will lead on the support for the most disadvantaged unemployed and economically inactive families in the Black Country to get back into employment, training or learning opportunities.


You will have a background in family and employment support, with an extensive knowledge of employment barriers. You will have excellent communication and IT skills, administrative skills and be fully competent on Microsoft applications. You will have the ability to work independently and part of a team.




Contact: Abdul Subhan

Contact: 0121 558 8204

Collection:  Bangladeshi Islamic Centre 10-13 Lewisham Road Smethwick

West Midlands B66 2BP


BIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: BIC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at BIC are based on service needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief. BIC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. BIC encourages applicants of all ages.

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NEW VACANCY: Employment Support Worker

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JOB ADVERT: Bangladeshi Islamic Association/Centre


JOB TITLE:                                  Employment Support Worker

RESPONSIBLE TO:                    Centre Manager

PURPOSE OF JOB:                    To deliver and manage the Employment Programme and meet its aims and outcomes. To encourage, inspire and support the positive personal development of  people towards the job market.

The role is solely working on BBO BRIDGES, which is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.


STARTING DATE:                      As soon as possible

NOTICE PERIOD:                      One month either side

DISCLOSURE:                           The successful candidate will not be confirmed into post until a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) has been carried out and the results are satisfactory.

SALARY:                                    £16,367.00

HOURS OF WORK:                   25 hours per week

CONTRACT:                             28 months fixed term (reviewed annually)


LOCATION:                                Sandwell


Closing date: Monday 4th November 2019

Download documents below:

Job Advert

Job Description 

Personal Specification

Job Application form




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BBO Family Matters

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The Building Better Opportunities programme is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund who are co-investing in local projects tackling the root causes of worklessness, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth. Family Matters is one of four projects within this programme across the Black Country and will help people across Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Sandwell move into or closer to employment by developing their skills and confidence. Family Matters is managed by the Black Country Together CIC in partnership with 16 local organisations across the Black Country. Sandwell Consortium is one of those partners. We Bangladeshi Islamic Centre are a member of Sandwell Consortium will be working alongside the following partners to deliver the project. BIC offer FREE support to individuals who are aged over 15 years old to develop their skills & secure employment. Activities include:

  • One-to-One Mentoring
  • Numeracy & Literacy Courses
  • Access to Childcare
  • Benefit Check
  • Job Club
  • CV and Application Form Support
  • Interview Preparation
  • Volunteer Opportunities

For more information about the Family Matters Programme please contact us at the Bangladeshi Islamic Centre on 0121 5588204.

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