Jobs & training

Jobs & training

The Lyng Estate Job Club.

The Job Club, which has been established in partnership with employment development agency, SWEDA, operates every Tuesday, from 1-3pm, at the Good Shepherd with St John Church of England Church on Lyttleton Street, West Bromwich and has been set up to provide valuable support to residents from the Lyng estate looking to find employment.The sessions, which will be available on an appointment only basis, following an initial drop-in session from 1-3pm on the launch day – Tuesday 6th October, will provide residents with a range of advice and training covering everything from how to use a computer to interview preparation techniques.




If you are unemployed and living on The Lyng, then Sandwell Employment Network can help you get back into work. They will offer you individual help and support to get the right job.

You will get advice on CV preparation, application forms, interview techniques and looking for employment. To find out more, call 0121 569 2146.

The local partners of Sandwell Employment Network can also offer advice to jobseekers. They are:

• SWEDA, at The Business Centre in Church Street, West Bromwich. Contact them on 0121 525 2558  or email  You can also visit their website at

 • Think Local, at The Job Shop, 13 Bull Street, West Bromwich. Contact them on 0121 500 1450 or email


Youth Project Vacancies

Part time Youth Worker

Lyng Community Association, West Bromwich

Job Title:  Youth Worker

Part time post, 5 hours per week with occasional weekend work

Salary: £10 per hour

The Lyng Community Association, a small housing association in West Bromwich has been successful in gaining a Children in Need grant to run a youth project across the estate.   We are looking for a Youth Worker with experience of working with young people aged 10-18 in either a paid or volunteer role.  The project is a youth led project, with the young people working on collective actions that affect the community, have a say on running the project and budget.  A Project Coordinator is in place to help with bookings and all administration for the project.

The successful candidate will be available to work on the project on Tuesday evenings from 4pm-9pm with a monthly external session held either on a Saturday or Sunday to suit the young people.

A link to the person spec and job description appear below

The closing date for application is Friday 3rd March, with interview expected to take place on Tuesday 14th March.  If you have not been contacted to attend an interview, please assume your application has not been successful.

Applications can be made by sending a current CV and covering letter explaining recent experience in working with young people.

Applications can be emailed to Rachel Jennings at or through the post to be marked Private and Confidential and to be returned to:

Rachel Jennings

Community Development Officer

Lyng Community Association

3 Frank Fisher Way

West Bromwich

B70 7AW

Person Spec Youth worker

Job Description Youth Worker Final


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