Community Navigator

25 hours per week
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JD Community Navigator Mat Cover – Feb 18

Community Navigator

25 hours per week

Salary range: £20,092 – £23,080 per annum pro rata, dependant on previous experience

Fixed Term for up to 10 months to cover maternity leave

This is a great opportunity to join our friendly and knowledgeable Information Hub team. As a Community Navigator you will be responsible for providing good quality information, non-specialist advice and appropriate signposting to a wide range of clients. You will help people access other relevant and specific services, or specialist advice provision, both in-house and through a range of partners.

Many clients who access the service are very vulnerable and require support and assistance; you will develop a suitable action plan, if required, and can conduct up to 6 one hour appointments per client as needed.

Successful applicants will understand their communities and the range of services available in them. Good people skills are a must, along with the following attributes:

Able to plan your own workload

Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

IT literate, particularly working knowledge of Excel

Knowledge of supporting vulnerable service users

This role will be primarily delivered from the Newhaven Advice & Information Hub with occasional outreach locations across the Havens.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 4th March 2018 @ 5pm

Interviews week commencing 12th March 2018