Wolves Community Trust

Sector : Charities & Voluntary Sector

Where is your business based?

Molineux Stadium Waterloo Road Wolverhampton WV1 4QR

What is your name?

Laura Cowley

What is your role within the business?

WCT Administration & HR

What does your business do?

Wolves Community Trust is the registered charity of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. The charity supports the local community through delivering projects relevant to sport, health, education, inclusion and community donations.

What is special about your business - what makes it a great place to work?

More than 60 dedicated staff and volunteers work hard to address health, inequalities, educational needs, employability, reduce antisocial behaviour and much more.Annually WCT reach 25,000 local residents through projects spanning all age, gender, socio-economic and ethnicity demographics working with a range of local and national partners to tackle key local issues.

How many people do you employ?

77 Staff and Volunteers

What skills and qualities do you look for in new employees? Why should people look at jobs in this sector?

*Willingness to learn *Flexible *Willing to try new challenges *Strong social and communication skills *Team player*Passionate about making changes to the local community

What other job roles do you have in your business?

*Coach*Sports Management *Health development *Education development *Accountant

How do I apply for opportunities?

Visit our web-site: http://www.wolvescommunitytrust.org.uk/about/vacancies.php

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Jonathan Warburton

Job role: Education

Describe what you do in your job. What is a typical day like?

Challenging role where I look to engage learners through a variety of activities and provide enrichment opportunities for colleges.

Was this your first job? What other jobs or work experience have you had?

Casual Sports Coach @ Stoke City Football Club

What process did you have to follow to get your job?

Apply for the position online by completing a covering letter and sending across my C.V.

What is great about your job? What part of your job do you enjoy the most?

I get to work with lots of students all across Wolverhampton and the wider area as well as working with colleges and help develop projects associated with Wolves.

What training do you get at work to help you do your job role?

Plenty of CPD opportunites including, safeguarding, first aid, coaching qualifications and teaching courses.

What skills are required to do your job?

You need to be knowledgable about Education and the changing dynamics associated with this. You need to be confident, creative and passionate for the job!

What subject options (curriculum subjects) would you recommend someone chooses to do your role?

  • Education, Childhood and Youth

What is your personality type?

  • Mediator - Poetic, kind and big-hearted people, always eager to help a good cause

Do you have any interests that complement your job role?

  • football

How many years of experience do you need to do your job?

  • 6 - 10 years experience

How much can you earn in your job?

  • £15,000 – £20,000

What was the highest level of qualification you needed from school, college or university to do your role?

  • Level 6 - Degree BA (Hons), Bsc (Hons); Degree (Top-up); NVQ 6; Bachelors / Masters Ordinary Degrees; Graduate Diplomas / Certificates; Bachelors / Masters Degrees (Honours); SVQ 4.
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Rachel Smith

Job role: Healthcare

Describe what you do in your job. What is a typical day like?

Enjoyable and varied

Was this your first job? What other jobs or work experience have you had?

A Science Communicator

What process did you have to follow to get your job?

Application and then 2 interviews

What is great about your job? What part of your job do you enjoy the most?

Working in the community and meeting lots of different people from of different ages from a variety of backgrounds. Helping them to improve their health, sometimes without them even realising it!

What training do you get at work to help you do your job role?

X-PERT Diabetes Educator Training

What skills are required to do your job?

Communication, interpersonal, organisation, confidentiality, friendly nature and approachable

Do you have any interests that complement your job role?

  • football

How many years of experience do you need to do your job?

  • 1 - 2 years experience

What subject options (curriculum subjects) would you recommend someone chooses to do your role?

  • Health and Wellbeing

What is your personality type?

  • Adventurer - Flexible and charming artists, always ready to explore and experience something new.

How much can you earn in your job?

  • £15,000 – £20,000

What was the highest level of qualification you needed from school, college or university to do your role?

  • Level 2 - GCSE grades D-G (Level 1-3); Btec L1 Diploma, Certificate, Award: NVQ 1; Intermediate 1 General Standard Grade; SVQ1.
  • Level 3 - GCSE grades A*-C (Level 4-9); Btec First Diploma, Certificate, Award; NVQ 2; Intermediate 2 Credit Standard Grade; SVQ 2.
  • Level 6 - Degree BA (Hons), Bsc (Hons); Degree (Top-up); NVQ 6; Bachelors / Masters Ordinary Degrees; Graduate Diplomas / Certificates; Bachelors / Masters Degrees (Honours); SVQ 4.

Volunteer : Volunteering

Volunteering in WCT in either Health, Sport, Education or Inclusion. Attend our Open Evening on 19th September at 6.30pm at Molineux to find out more. To register email lauracowley@wolvescommunitytrust.org.uk