Category: Good 2 Know

Castle Pool is an exciting community venture that emerged from an asset transfer of the City Council owned site to a community group.  This dedicated community group was determined that the pool would not be shut down and worked tirelessly to keep the venue open and created the business case and funding to help secure its future.  The pool is now offering swimming facilities to local schools, swimming clubs along with other water based fitness activities with qualified swimming teachers and lifeguards in attendance.

Castle Pool has a vacancy for an enthusiastic part-time Finance Assistant to join the staff and volunteers running a very busy Swimming Pool with rooms on the first floor let out for hire for private functions within the community.  We are looking for someone with a financial back ground with good basic skills in either bookkeeping and/or financial management.  There will also be an elements of cash handling and office administration required.  Computer literate with a good knowledge of MS Excel and spreadsheets will be essential.  You will need to be self-motivated and able to work with the minimum of supervision. Full training in the financial methods used and standards of reporting required will be given by the Spitfire Services Finance Manager.

Job title:          Finance & Admin Assistant
Salary:             £10,000 per annum
Hours:              20 hours per week 4 hours per day Monday to Friday
Pension:           Auto enrolment pension scheme.
Annual leave:   27 days + statutory Bank Holidays
Tenure:             Permanent
Based at:          Castle Pool, Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, B35 7EH
Responsible to: Spitfire Services Finance Manager

Download the application pack here:

Job Description / Person Specification
Application Form

If you would like to visit the pool, please contact Amanda Cutler Tele: 0121 748 3196 to arrange a suitable time and date.

We would appreciate it if all applications are returned electronically to save paper.

Applications should be returned to margaretdunsford@castlevale.org.uk (preferred) or/ posted to:
Margaret Dunsford
Spitfire Advice & Support Services Ltd
Spitfire House, 10 High Street,
Castle Vale, Birmingham
B35 7PR.

Closing date for all applications will be noon on: Monday 12th March 2018

Interviews will take place weeks commencing: 19th / 26th March 2018