Current vacancies

All members of staff employed by the Trust have an individual responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the children/young people and vulnerable adults that they are responsible for, or come into contact with. 

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It is a condition of employment that the successful candidate obtains a satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure. 

Here you will be able to view current vacancies, download application forms, job descriptions and person specifications.

Here you will be able to view current vacancies, download application forms, job descriptions and person specifications.

St. Paul’s Community Development Trust will only consider applications on the St. Paul’s application form unless otherwise stated on the advert.

Staff Benefits

Employees of the Trust enjoy a range of benefits such as:   

  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement – 6 weeks on top of Bank Holidays – so this is usually 38 paid days per year (pro rata for part time staff)   
  • Access to Training for your Continuous Professional Development – we actively encourage staff to undertake additional training and development, not just specific to your individual role but essential areas such as Health & Safety, Safeguarding and more.   
  • The Trust has Childcare Facilities on site including Nursery provision (0-5 age group), after school clubs and Holiday Playschemes (up to age 14). All are Ofsted registered and are competitively priced. 
  • The Trust offers a Pension Scheme which pays in 3% – in real terms, on an average £25,000 pa salary, the Trust contributes £62 per month to your pension.    
  • Birmingham Hospital Saturday Fund Health Scheme:  This is a low cost health insurance for up to 22 different benefits including optician’s and dentist’s bills.  A premium is deducted monthly through your salary.      
  • Employee Assistance Programme: All employed staff have access to this service which is paid for by the Trust. They can access emotional, legal and financial support when they require it.  

  • Refreshments: The Trust provides staff with free tea/coffee etc. on each site.

Application Guidance


Completing the application form is the first step towards gaining employment at St Paul’s Community Development Trust.

To present yourself with the best possible chance of gaining an interview, please consider to the following guidelines: –

  • Ensure your application is returned by the closing date and time specified. 
  • Read the Job Description and Person Specification thoroughly before you begin and demonstrate how your skills and experience match those specified ‘Essential’ in the Person Specification.
  • Use examples from your lifetime experiences and achievements to demonstrate that you have the necessary skills for the post. Your experience could be from home, school, previous/current employment, voluntary work or work experience.
  • Inform the people that you intend to use as referees.

Applications should be submitted electronically using the application form on the Vacancy details via email to HR@stpaulstrust.org.uk.

St. Paul’s Community Development Trust is committed to promoting equal opportunities. The Trustees value diversity and require their staff to be fair and to avoid any form of discrimination.

They aim to ensure equal chances for all to work, or volunteer for the Trust, and to learn, enjoy leisure, training and the Trust’s other services and facilities. In striving to achieve equality of opportunity, the Trust will seek to overcome discriminatory barriers, in line with Equalities Act 2010.

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