Ignite community worker wanted!

Change the system so that we can all work in ways that tackle root causes, prevent crisis, help people drive their lives forward

IGNITE is an exciting and ambitious 5 year programme in Coventry. It aims to show how acting early on people’s problems can turn lives around and save public sector money. Our approach blends the Law Centre’s help to cope better with legal problems with help from Grapevine to get stronger and move forward. To learn more about our joint programme please see http://covlaw.org.uk/ignite/intro.html


We are two years into working with residents and with two main public services (Children’s Services and Whitefriars Housing) in the Willenhall neighbourhood of Coventry.

We now need:

1 x 37 hrs p/w Ignite Connector £25,951 to £27,668 to help people and families get stronger and move forward.

Application deadline 10am 26th February 2018

Interviews 5th March 2018

We would encourage you to talk to us about these roles.  Please contact John Toman at Grapevine  jtoman@grapevinecovandwarks.org

Application forms can be requested from and returned to recruitment@centralenglandlc.org.uk. Application forms are also available from the WM jobs site.

Journey Guide wanted!

We now need a personable self-organiser to take up the job of: ‘Journey Guide’ (jobs broker and coach) (ref no GV/JB2)

The purpose of your job will be:

  • to inspire and enlist Coventry employers and workplaces so that they will employ and support people who have learning disabilities
  • to enable people with learning disabilities to seek and gain employment

Salary £23,398 to £24,964 (pro rata) 18.5 hours p/w. Plus 8% pension contribution after satisfactory completion of probationary period. Fixed Term Contract until the end of December 2018.

  • Closing date for applications – Monday 20th November 2017 -12pm
  • Shortlisting – Tuesday 21st November 2017
  • Interviews – Monday 27th November 2017
  • For an application pack please email finance@grapevinecovandwarks.org or call 02476 633 911 extn 104. Application form only. No CVs.

Grapevine is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity 1107969

This post is part of the Accelerate Project and is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund

We’re an award winning charity that helps people to turn their lives around. We now need a personable self-organiser to take up the job of: ‘Journey Guide’ (jobs broker and coach)