Navigator (Project Worker)

Stockton, Darlington, Hartlepool
£18,289 - £22,386
01 Aug 2019
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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Navigator (Project Worker)
Reference 19/WS/10
£18,289 - £22,386
3 FTE posts available
1 x Stockton, 1 x Darlington, 1 x Hartlepool

Step Forward Tees Valley is an exciting programme jointly funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund which is indicative to end on June 2022. Working in partnership with voluntary and community sector delivery partners who are specialists in employment, financial and digital inclusion and volunteering, Step Forward Tees Valley supports long term unemployed people into or towards employment.

As a Navigator, you will manage a caseload of Step Forward Tees Valley participants and provide 1:1 support, helping them overcome barriers to employment and/or training. Responsible for comprehensive assessment and action planning of participants to assess motivation, and barriers to employment. Working closely with participants and referring into the partnership, Navigators will be responsible for supporting them through every stage of their journey, addressing barriers preventing engagement and introducing activities to support progression.

Essential skills:

  • Exceptional people and communication skills
  • Experience of undertaking caseload management on employability programmes
  • A proven track record in achieving employment and training outcomes

What do we offer you?

We offer benefits including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Up to 32 days (pro rata) annual leave per year

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position. We understand the importance of ensuring all our service users are safe from harm and are committed to following guidelines on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and good working practices, including the safe recruitment of workers.

The closing date for completed applications is noon on the Friday 16th August 2019 
Interviews for these posts will take place on Tuesday 27th August 2019

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date, as you will not be contacted by any other means.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website to download the application pack.

No agencies please.