RFEA – Project Nova Coordinator East of England (Norfolk & Suffolk)


Initial 12 Month Fixed Term Contract with
potential to extend

RFEA and Walking With the Wounded (WWTW) are looking for a highly motivated self-starter with knowledge of the Armed Forces and Ex-Services charity network, with the ability to understand the challenges more vulnerable veterans have to overcome, particularly those who have entered the Criminal Justice System. This person will work closely with the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office and the Norfolk & Suffolk Custody suites.

Project Nova is a support programme for Veterans identified in Police Custody; it is focussed on early intervention, support and diversion at point of arrest in order to prevent re-offending and a potential prison sentence.  Project Nova is jointly delivered by RFEA and WWTW.

The successful applicant for this role will have a track record of delivering high quality results, with a strong customer focus and be capable of working independently to targets and deadlines.  Strong communication, IT and organisational skills are essential along with mentoring and coaching.  Experience & knowledge of the criminal justice system, local government agencies and the ability to develop a network of contacts are also required, along with a clean driving licence.  NVQ Level 4 in Advice and Guidance along with a good understanding of the employment market, vocational training are highly desirable.

This role is offered initially on a one year fixed term contract, 35 hours per week, starting salary of £26,000 rising to £27,000 after six months and benefits with job satisfaction guaranteed.

To apply please email a covering letter and applicable CV direct to recruitment@rfea.org.uk FAO Mr Graham Liley by midnight Thursday 9th March 2017. Interviews will take place shortly after – mid to late May 2017.

Applicants will be required to undertake Enhance DBS Clearance and Police Vetting.

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