Project Officer

Project Officer – Breakthrough

Hours: 37 hours per week (part time will be considered)
Base: Coventry
Salary £21,743 per annum
Contract: Fixed Term until June 2023

Our client, a charitable trust, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced project officer to join their team to deliver the Breakthrough project across Coventry. Breakthrough is an ESF and National Lottery funded project, helping people across Coventry tackle the financial barriers they face to gaining and sustaining employment, access education and training, and take a full and active role in their local community.

With your proven experience of working in deprived communities you will help people to tackle financial barriers in order to gain sustainable employment and access education and training opportunities.

As part of this role you will:

· Support delivery of group and 1:1 outreach/drop in sessions;

· Work at a variety of community locations including schools, libraries & Family Hubbs (remote working is in place during Covid 19 restrictions.

· Identify financial wellbeing status and provide support;

· Deliver financial capability training;

· Raise awareness of the programme amongst communities and other organisations.

You must have an understanding of the financial barriers facing people from deprived communities and experience of working with vulnerable groups.

A driving licence and car that can be used for work purposes or equivalent is also essential.

This charity prides themselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension and free refreshments. They are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst their workforce.

Closing date: 29th July 2021

An Enhanced DBS check will be required prior to commencement in post

This post is funded through the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

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No agencies please.