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Matthew Project needs Participation Support Officer

The Matthew Project is looking for an experienced professional to deliver the Participation Strategy for On Track, working across Norfolk.

MPHopeLogo300Participation Support Officer
Norfolk wide
£24,924 - £27,518 per annum
37 hours per week
Current funding until March 2023

Are you committed to making a difference to people's lives?
Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

We are looking for an experienced professional to deliver the Participation Strategy for On Track.  You will need experience of involving young people in positive activities and involving them in programme delivery.  You will need a relevant qualification or experience and an understanding of the issues facing young people in relation to multiple needs and unemployment.

You will involve project participants from across the partnership in the design, delivery and evaluation of provision within the project. Other elements of the role include; outreach, networking, promoting sustainability and diversity within the project and raising the profile of the On Track service across the county through marketing and social media.

The office base for this post is Norwich but will cover a wider geographical area across the whole of Norfolk. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential.

On Track is a partnership between The Matthew Project (Lead agency), YMCA Norfolk, GYROS, The Prince’s Trust and NANSA. On Track supports young people aged 16 - 24 years with multiple needs into education, training and employment. On Track has been funded as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and is a project jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social fund.

The Matthew Project is a value driven charity working across East Anglia giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none. We offer a rewarding, challenging role with our commitment to well-being and development.
How to Apply
Read the full description of the role here and click here to apply now to complete and submit your application. 

If you experience difficulties in completing your application, please click here for guidance on how to apply.

If you require a paper version of the application form and pack please telephone us on 01603 626123 or email hr@matthewproject.org ensuring you provide your name and postal address.

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd March at 12.00pm (noon)

Interview date: Tuesday 16th March via Microsoft Teams 

Job ref: PSO0221

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