Can you provide information, advice, guidance and support participants with job searches, applications / CV writing and appropriate practice interviews? Are you able to work with participants to address health barriers towards engagement, referring in to specialist partners where required as well as sourcing volunteering opportunities through partners as a stepping stone to employment and training? If so, our Navigator role could be the perfect fit.
Moving On Tyne & Wear is joint-funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund, and aims to support people across Tyne and Wear with a range of complex needs to move towards or into training and employment. This project is led by Mental Health Concern (MHC) and supported by 10 partner organisations, including Changing Lives.
About the job
As a Navigator, you will manage a caseload of Moving on Tyne & Wear participants and provide them with one to one support, helping them overcome health barriers to employment and training. Navigators will help participants to accept, adjust and when able recover from physical and/or mental health conditions.
Navigators will support people with health problems to access mainstream activities and resources which will help them to better manage their conditions and move towards or into employment. Working closely with participants, the Navigator role will be responsible for supporting them through every stage of their journey, addressing barriers preventing engagement and introducing activities to support progression and help participants realise their aspirations.