Narthex is a charity established by St Johns Church Sparkhill to support individuals and families impacted by destitution and crisis. Expressed in a desire to support all who come to us regardless of community or faith identity.

We want to employ people with enthusiasm and drive to join our team. If the following describes you then you may be the people we need: organised, creative and self-motivated people with the following attributes:

  • A passion to see the lives of individuals and families who have been impacted by crisis, destitution, unemployment and poverty, transformed.
  • Experience in using the benefits calculator
  • Experience of working with people from multi-ethnic/faith communities
  • Experience of developing good practice and promoting services
  • Having organizational skills and computer literate in MS Office 10 or above
  • Having good written and oral communication skills
  • You will be based at various venues in Sparkhill, Hall Green & Tyseley
  • For the money advice role, min level 3, with experience in DRO's
  • For the generalist advisor, min level 2, in generalist advice
  • Willingness to respect the Christian ethos of the project


Salary: £23,800 to £24.200 pa dependant on experience plus pension (37.5 hours + ½ hour unpaid lunch over 5 days a week)


Closing Date: 5 pm October 28th 2020

Interviews could be by zoom: Wednesday 11th November 2020

We are looking for advisors who are free to start as soon as possible

For an application pack email: Nigel Brookhouse. Email: [email protected]

For an application pack email: Nigel Brookhouse. Email: [email protected]