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Navigator (Gateshead) Full Time

We have two vacancies in our Aspire Employability Team for experienced Navigators to join our Moving On Tyne and Wear team full time.

About Moving on Tyne and Wear

Moving On Tyne & Wear (MOTW) is joint-funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund, and aims to support people with a range of complex needs across Tyne and Wear to move towards or into training and employment. Through the MOTW programme Oasis Community Housing works with people in Gateshead who are a long way from the job market and face health barriers to access employment, proactively working to reduce the barriers people face.

About Oasis Community Housing

Oasis Community Housing, is a Christian charity responding to homelessness and disadvantage, working with people of all faiths and none, providing housing, employability support and other specialised services to develop life skills that will enable people to live successful independent lives.

Moving On (Tyne & Wear) Navigators @ Oasis Community Housing 

Salary:                        £19,500 per annum

Hours:                           37 per week (2x posts available)

Contract:                    Fixed term to March 2023


About the Navigator Role

You will manage a caseload of participants in Gateshead providing them with 1:1 support, helping them to overcome barriers to employment and training, coaching and supporting them to reach their full potential. You will provide support remotely and face to face as appropriate. You will be qualified to NVQ3 or equivalent and IAG level 2 with previous experience of working with people in a coaching/ mentoring environment in a paid or unpaid capacity. You will need experience of working with people experiencing health problems and other barriers to learning and employment. An understanding of the benefits system is essential.


Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, meeting essential criteria and Enhanced DBS (dependent on role).


To download an application pack, please visit https://oasiscommunityhousing.org/what-you-can-do/vacancies/. Alternatively please email recruitment@oasiscommunityhousing.org to request a pack.

Please note CVs are not accepted.


The closing date for applications is  Wednesday, 4th August (5pm) and completed applications forms should be sent to recruitment@oasiscommunityhousing.org


Please note – we are unable to contact candidates who have not been shortlisted, if you do not hear from Oasis Community Housing within six weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Oasis Community Housing is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Registered charity no. 1107554

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