Base – Coleshill, Warwickshire, Home Based and travel across the region,

30 Hours per week. Working days to be discussed with the successful candidate.

Salary, SCP 33-35  

£28,841. -£30,268 per annum

Father Hudson’s Care (FHC) is the social care agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. 

Our community projects reach out to individuals who are marginalized and in need, including asylum seekers, refugees and migrants, older people and individuals experiencing homelessness.  FHC Community Projects are delivered as local partnerships, and we provide support to independent charities.

The projects are diverse in provision and size, are delivered by staff and volunteer teams and provide a breadth of services in community settings including social support, advice, practical help, emergency and longer-term accommodation.  

FHC projects include Brushstrokes Community Project in Smethwick, Tabor Living in Birmingham, Young at Heart in North Staffordshire, Fatima House and Sophia House in Birmingham, Nicolas Barre House in Willenhall and Refugee Community Sponsorship schemes across the Diocese.  Charities we provide support to include St Chad’s Sanctuary, Hope Community and Maryvale Community Project.

The Caritas Development Lead will be responsible for encouraging social action across the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham.  Working with parishes, schools, local charities and other partners, this lead role will provide capacity building to promote the development of volunteer-led initiatives across the Diocese.

This new post is part of the Father Hudson’s Care (FHC) Community Project Department which includes key local projects such as Brushstrokes, Tabor Living and Fatima House.  As the social care agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham, our mission covers key areas: Older People, Children and Young People, Refugees, Homelessness and Disabilities. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual with experience in community development and collaborative working, with a good understanding of working with faith-based groups including local parishes.  Flexible and adaptable, you will possess excellent communication and organisational skills.  As a FHC employee you will be expected to fully commit to the organisational values, along with a commitment and passion of working with those who are marginalised and in need.

Closing Date Wednesday 5th June 2024 – Interviews Thursday 13th June 2024

How to Apply