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Furniture Recycling Project (FRP)

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Furniture Recycling Project (FRP)
Unit 1
Grosvenor House
Station Road
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL1 1SZ

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GEM Navigator Developer (Part-time)

FRP Head Office, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester

(Maternity Cover)

Start Date: June 2018

Gloucestershire County Council and over 70 voluntary community social enterprise (VCSE), public and private sector partners from across the county have joined together and won £3.2million funding to help the county's most vulnerable adults into work, training or education; the project is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

This exciting new project, known as The Gloucestershire GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Project, will engage with 1,100 people over three years commencing October 2016 and will focus on people who face challenges in getting into work, and support them to move closer towards education, training, volunteering or employment.

The GEM Project will be managed by Gloucestershire Gateway Trust (GGT) on behalf of Gloucestershire County Council. The project will be delivered by GEM Delivery Partners and, as one of those Partners, we now wish to recruit a Navigator Developer for the lifetime of this three year project.

Target GEM Project Participants are Women, Addictions, Over 50s, Rural, Disability, Learning Disability, Carers, Black and Minority Ethnic, Homeless, Mental Health, and Unemployed.

The successful candidate will provide intensive day to day 1:2:1 support to GEM Project participants to build their stability, confidence, motivation and readiness to learn, and ultimately move them closer towards education, training, volunteering or work, including self-employment.

Key Personal Attributes

• Good communication skills;
• Ability to think strategically;
• Strong relationship management skills;
• Empathy with GEM participants. Relevant Experience and Qualifications
• Lived experience as, or having worked with, vulnerable or disengaged people;
• Literate and numerate;
• Basic IT skills.

This role is to cover Maternity Leave but could potentially be extended for a further 3 months up to the end of September 2019

Anyone wishing to submit a job application in an alternative format, as a form of reasonable adjustment, should in the first instance contact Wendy Macey

This post is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

Anyone wishing to submit a job application in an alternative format, as a form of reasonable adjustment, should in the first instance contact Wendy Macey by clicking on the Apply Now button, or call via the number to the right of this advert for an application form and job specification and return by clicking on the Apply Now button again.

CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a fully completed Application Form.

For more information on GEM see our website link in the contact details.

Closing date for applications: 25th May 2018

Salary: £19,000 to £23,000 per annum (FTE) dependent upon experience

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