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Personal Navigator – Opportunity and Change

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at Derventio Housing Trust on the Building Better Opportunities Programme, Opportunity and Change project. We are looking for empathetic and energetic individuals to directly deliver mentoring services to unemployed people living in Derby City and South Derbyshire.

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 Derby City and South Derbyshire to connect them to and complement existing support services, whilst identifying the gaps in an individual’s access to provision.

The project is funded by Building Better Opportunities Programme which is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund until 30 June 2022 with a possibility of a further extension up until March 2023.

Job title: Navigator
Part time, 20 hours a week,
Delivery location: Eastwood
Salary scale: £20,000-£24,000 pro rata

The successful candidate 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 license 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: 4 August 2021
Interviews: Thursday 5 August and Friday 6 August 2021

To apply