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Chances Project Lead

Organisation Norfolk Citizens Advice
Location Norfolk (covering Breckland and North Norfolk districts)
Website Visit organisation website
Contract type This is a Fixed Term Contract until 30th September 2023
Salary £25500(pro rata)
Hours 22 hours per week
Date posted 14 September 2021
Closing date 6 October 2021

We have a vacancy for a Project Lead to run our Chances Project. This is a county-wide employability project that offers 1-to-1 coaching from local Advocates who support people to move into or closer to work. Chances is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), and can support anyone in Norfolk who is 18+, unemployed, and has a right to live and work in the UK.

The role is to oversee the Citizens Advice teams of Norfolk Citizens Advice Bureau (NCAB) and Citizens Advice Diss & Thetford (CADAT) on the Chances project. The main tasks are:

  • Manage 5 Chances Advocates over two Citizens Advice teams
  • To champion the work of Chances to other local organisations in the VCSE sector
  • To assess and allocate referrals
  • To produce qualitative and quantitative reports to Norfolk County Council
  • To ensure targets are met in line with the agreed project profile

Proficiency in IT skills, use of Office 365 packages and managing a busy service are essential qualities for this role.

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

How to apply

The deadline for applications is close of business Wednesday 6th October 2021.

Interviews will be held on 14th October 2021.

For an application pack please contact or visit our website

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.