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Careers

Updated 28th May 2021

Are you looking for a Change in Career or to gain valuable experience in the field of Social Care/Social Work? Look no further and apply today to join our friendly team at Dudley Lodge!

No experience or qualifications are required as we provide a thorough induction and ongoing training and coaching. We are committed to developing your knowledge base and skills and financially support all new staff to undertake the NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Residential, where needed. There are great opportunities for career progression at Dudley Lodge!

Our shift patterns allow our staff to avoid the morning rush and school run traffic, making the commute to the centre’s a lot calmer and quicker. Staff are shown appreciation throughout the year with a full events and activities calendar, and the opportunity to receive additional allowances to their salary at the end of each year.

 

We are currently recruiting for: 

 

HR Assistant
 

 

Grade: £19,446 - £23,651 – (scale 14 – 21)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (some flexibility available around hours)

Purpose of Job

The primary focus of this job is to provide high quality HR administrative assistance to the HR Team. There will be an emphasis on recruitment and HR record management. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a can-do attitude, who can work accurately under pressure and prioritise high volumes of work.

For more details regarding duties and responsibilities please see:

HR Assistant Job Descripton

Close date: 21st June 2021

Interviews:

Interviews to be held week commencing 28th June. 

If you wish to apply for the HR Assistant Position, please download the application form below. 

Application Form

[Dudley Lodge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain convictions and cautions are 'protected' and so are not subject to disclosure and should not be taken into account. Further information about this can be found on the DBS website or at Nacro. This post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS disclosure.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Worker - Hurdle
 

Grade: Scale Point 21 – 28 - £23,651 - £29,315

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

BACKGROUND

Dudley Lodge is a UK registered non-profit making organisation established in 1895, we are one of the leading Family Assessment Centres in England and Wales.  The whole emphasis of our organisation is to safeguard children.

We have been conducting quality Family Assessments for over 30 years and now operate over two sites; Coventry & Birmingham.  We undertake residential, community based and day assessments.

Our Purpose is to provide the Courts and other relevant parties concerned with the safeguarding of children, a range of high quality, independent assessments, interventions and services regarding referred parents/carers’ abilities to keep children safe, and to assess their capacity and potential for promoting children’s continuing wellbeing.

Our Vision is that within five years, we will be the preferred provider of a range of independent, high quality ‘Safeguarding Children’ services.  These will include: - Family Assessment, Legal

Protection, Preventative Services, Risk Assessment, Training & Education and other Specialist Services.

In 2020, we launched a voluntary community support service named ‘Hurdle’ as a sustainable part of our Charity.

Hurdle aims to address the widespread issue of multiple children being taken into the care system by focusing on prevention work. It is a community-led programme to support vulnerable parents who have lost or are at risk of losing their child/ren to the care system.

We work with women and men within a 30-mile radius of Coventry who:

•          have just completed an assessment at Dudley Lodge or Bonner House,

•          are expecting a baby and at risk of having their child removed,

•          have just lost their child to the care system.

Hurdle offers befriending peer and mentoring support, in addition to providing supportive programmes, activities and projects. This includes:

•          Befriending,

•          Setting personal goals,

•          Emotional support,

•          Parenting preparation,

•          Grief support,

•          Counselling/therapy,

•          Signposting.

Job purpose:

The Project Worker will be responsible for undertaking duties as part of Dudley Lodge’s voluntary community support programme; Hurdle, in accordance with aims and objectives of secured Lottery Community Fund Grant.

To work in partnership with colleagues in the organisation.

To provide a high quality and dependable standard of service which meet our organisations values and standards.

For more details regarding duties and responsibilities please see:

Hurdle Project Worker Job Description and Person Specification

If you are interested in the Hurdle Project Worker Position, please download the application form below. 

Application Form 

You are also able to call us on 02476 502800 for an application pack. Please note we do not accept CV’S.

Close Date: Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews will be held on: Thusrday 1st and Friday 2nd July 2021

If you do not hear from us before 30th June please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

[Dudley Lodge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain convictions and cautions are 'protected' and so are not subject to disclosure and should not be taken into account. Further information about this can be found on the DBS website or at Nacro. 
This post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS disclosure.]

 

 

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