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Permanent, full time contract working 37 hours per week
Office based in Maidstone, Kent with travel across South East
Salary: £25,187 per annum
Main purpose of job:
SCDA has recently secured funding through the Big Lottery and ESF to provide intensive and ongoing practical employment support for disadvantaged people with long term health issues or disabilities to move into sustainable volunteering, education, training or employment. The project will follow the principles of social prescribing to enable SCDA and their partners, RBLI is one, to engage with those who will benefit from it the most. Effective relationships with the medical and health sectors are central to the success of the project.
Overview of the Role & Team:
The Project Navigator is responsible for creating and maintaining effective relationships with referral organisations in the medical and health sector, compiling participant referral maps, initial engagement with the participant and management of their ongoing involvement with the project to ensure their wellbeing, health, community engagement and employment needs are fully met.
The Project Navigator will be supported by Community Connectors and Employability Trainers to help meet community engagement and employment needs.
Liaising with the Project Manager and project staff the Project Navigator will ensure participants engage with the project in an informed way and that support and referral to other services is aimed at meeting their needs and moving them towards employment.
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