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Personal Navigator – Building Better Opportunities: Opportunity and Change


SALARY SCALE: £20,000-£25,000, PER ANNUM

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at Derventio Housing Trust on the Building Better Opportunities Programme, Opportunity and Change project, to be based in Chesterfield. We are looking for an empathetic and energetic individual to directly deliver mentoring services to unemployed people living in Chesterfield.

Working as part of a small team of Personal Navigators, you will provide a high quality support and mentoring service to people with multiple complex needs whom are unemployed and economically inactive in Chesterfield to connect them to, and complement existing support services, whilst identifying the gaps in an individual’s access to provision.

The project is for a fixed term and is funded through the Building Better Opportunities programme, which is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund until 31 March 2023.

The successful candidates will:

  • be self-motivated and confident and looking for a unique challenge
  • feel confident delivering employability support
  • have excellent local knowledge of support services available
  • have excellent knowledge of benefits, including in-work benefits
  • be able to motivate participants and support them to achieve their goals
  • have a driving licence and access to a vehicle for work

Remuneration packages commensurate with level of experience
All candidates must be prepared to undergo a DBS check

Closing date: Thursday June 2nd 2022
Interviews: Tuesday June 7th  and Wednesday June 8th

To apply