Employment Navigator – Get Socially Active Project

Full time 37 hours per week. Salary range - £23,541 - £27,041 p/a pro rata. Based in Newhaven. Fixed term until March 2022 in the first instance.
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Employment Navigator – Get Socially Active project

Salary range – £23,541 – £27,041 per annum pro rata dependant on skills & experience

37 hours per week. Based in Newhaven,

Fixed term until March 2022 in the first instance.

 This is a great opportunity to join SCDA’s Employability team working on the Get Socially Active Project based in the Newhaven Recycle bicycle workshop, this is an innovative project which supports participants to find work, volunteering and community based opportunities.

This role will be working closely with the Recycle Bicycle Technician, to deliver a range of work and learning related services to participants. You will assist in enabling them to access suitable work, learning or volunteering opportunities. The main aspects of the role are:

  • Assessing individual needs and providing information, guidance and support to achieve learning goals
  • Delivering a range of work and learning related services (group and one to one work)
  • Working in partnership with a broad range of service providers
  • Work with local organisations to receive referrals for new eligible participants
  • Working alongside the Bike Technician identify strengths and areas for development of the participants

Previous experience of providing advice and guidance to people facing barriers to work and learning is expected, whilst working to agreed performance targets. The post requires excellent IT and admin skills e.g. accurate maintenance of participant files and databases for audit and funding purposes, as well as empathy, flexibility and the ability to monitor ongoing participant progress towards desired goals.

The role is based in Newhaven with some travel to outreach and other delivery locations across the Lewes District, therefore being a car owner / driver is preferred. The post is subject to a DBS check.

For more information on the Recycle workshop please call the Service Manager for an informal conversation on 07469 353854.

Get Socially Active is a Building Better Opportunities project funded by The European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund.

Covid-19 conditions

Due to following current government guidance on social distancing, we are implementing Covid-safe conditions in the work place and are working towards bringing our teams back into the office at an appropriate level. Interviews for this role will take place in person with appropriate social distancing measures. The successful applicant will be supported and equipped to work from home and in the office for some working days each week.

The vacancy closes on Sunday 4th October 2020.

Interviews conducted remotely on Friday 16th October 2020.

 For a full job description please click on the below link:

 Job Description – Employment Navigator JD Final

To apply please complete an SCDA application form and send to the HR department via email to . For further information please contact our HR team on 01273 519140 (Tues – Thurs).

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