Groundwork North East & Cumbria
Annfield Plain, County Durham
Peterlee, County Durham
Seaham, County Durham
Circa £21,500 per year
Contract, Fixed Term until end of June 2023, Full-time
Job description

Job title: Navigator – Employment Support Advisor (ROAD)
Circa £21,500 per annum
Hours: Full Time – 37 hours per week
Duration: Fixed Term until end of June 2023
Location:  The Greenhouse Business Centre, Annfield Plain
The job is covering Peterlee & Seaham (East Durham)

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.

Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) is an exciting employment Programme in County Durham jointly funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund. Working in Partnership with 6 voluntary and community sector delivery Partners who are specialists in employment, financial and digital inclusion and volunteering, ROAD supports long-term unemployed people into or towards employment.

About the role

We are looking to recruit someone who will work as a member of a dedicated partnership team who will work as one of our Navigators on Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) you will manage a caseload of participants and provide them with 1:1 support, helping them overcome barriers to employment by signposting into existing and new services as well as supporting them to access job search, employment, training and self-employment. You will be responsible for supporting participants through every stage of their journey, enabling participants to address their barriers and realise their aspirations.

 This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service

 A bit about you

We want someone like you who has experience of undertaking participant engagement activities and caseload management on employability programmes. Proven experience of excellent people and communication skills, as well as ensuring quality assurance in programme delivery to achieve targets is essential. Your role will require you to provide 1:1 support and using action planning methods to enable individuals to achieve their goals.

Closing date: Midnight on Wednesday 8th December 2021

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. 

Make yourself at home:

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 NE & 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.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 24 November 2021
Closed date: 08 December 2021
Job ref: 159257_GNE
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development