Groundwork North East and Cumbria
Tyne and Wear
Circa £21,500 per annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description


Job title: Health Pathways Officer – Moving on Tyne & Wear
Salary: Circa £21,500 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week - Fixed Term till 31/12/2020
Location: North Tyneside

About us 
Groundwork aims to be the UK’s leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work.

Moving On Tyne & Wear (MOTW) is joint-funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund, and aims to support people with a range of complex needs across Tyne and Wear to move towards or into training and employment.

This project is led by Mental Health Concern (MHC) and supported by the Northern Inclusion Consortium (NIC) which is comprised of four leading North East charities; Changing Lives, Humankind, Groundwork NE & Cumbria, and Mental Health Concern, each with a well-established commitment to deliver community-based services for people with complex needs, to make lasting and positive change and to move, in time, into training and employment.

A bit about you 
We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic individual to join our Moving On Tyne & Wear team as a Health Pathways Officer.

The role will support participants with Autism or LLDD to address health barriers and move them towards training and employment. The Health Pathways officer will offer one-to-one support to help participants overcome their health barriers, working in partnership with other providers to tailor packages of support suited to individual’s needs allowing them to better manage their conditions and move towards, or into, employment.  The ability to innovate and inspire participants to achieve positive outcomes and act as an advocate of the services presenting a professional image of Moving on Tyne & Wear at all times is essential.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience of working with vulnerable people in job-seeking and/or other community support settings.
  • Worked in partnership to deliver project outputs and outcomes.
  • The experience and ability to innovate and inspire participants to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Qualifications in information, advice and guidance, employment-related services, or similar, at Level 3 or above.

Closing date: Monday 2nd September 2019 – at 5pm

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and application form. 

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork North East & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

No agencies please. 

Posted on: 15 August 2019
Closed date: 02 September 2019
Job ref: 154239_GNE
Tags: Social Care/Development, Training