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Future Projects was created in 2000 by two dedicated volunteers who were concerned about anti social behaviour in their local community. Today Future Projects provides a range of services to the local and wider community as a result of the dedication, skills and support of staff and volunteer teams.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, dynamic individuals to fill the following posts:



Position: Life Connector

Location: Various locations around North Norfolk

Hours of work: 37 hours per week

Salary and Benefits: £ 21,500 per annum

Application Closing date: 5pm on Friday 31st August 2018

Future Projects is recruiting for a Life Connector to work as part of the Loneliness and Social Isolation programme in the North Norfolk CCG area. The post holder will be responsible for engaging with a range of vulnerable people to help reduce levels of loneliness and/or social isolation by introducing them to community-based services and support, increasing their social participation, and improving their overall wellbeing.

The Life Connector will be working with a range of vulnerable people who are chronically lonely or isolated and who may face more complicated life challenges, assessing their support needs, and helping to remove any barriers that prevent the individual from addressing their isolation, and working with partner agencies to provide a package of person-centred support. Depending on the goals and needs of the individual, this may include:

  • Introducing them to local activities and services that are relevant to them
  • Assisting them to build new friendships and community links which may ultimately allow them to contribute themselves
  • Provide information, advice and guidance to help people to gain the knowledge, skills, tools, and confidence so that they can overcome their personal challenges and reach self-identified goals
  • Referring them to services that can assist in reducing their isolation, such community transport schemes, lunch and social clubs, and other activities

Full job description

Please forward any queries regarding this post to Andrew Morter by e-mailing a.morter@futureprojects.org.uk or call 01603 250505.

To apply please complete our APPLICATION FORM and return via email to a.morter@futureprojects.org.uk or post to:

Andrew Morter
Baseline Centre
65-67 Knowland Grove
Norwich
NR5 8YD.

Please note: CV applications will not be accepted.

Future Projects is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks where necessary. We are an equal opportunities employer.




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Norfolk Community College

East Coast College and our partners from the community and voluntary sector are looking for people who are highly motivated, compassionate and person-centred to join our Norfolk Community College Project.

This high profile project will work with local communities so that adults who are furthest away from the labour market can overcome barriers preventing their involvement in further education, training and employment. This programme aims to make positive contribution to New Anglia LEP’s objective to promote social inclusion and combat poverty. To support delivery of the project we are now recruiting for the following position, which will be based in Norfolk.

The Norfolk Community College Project is part of the Building Better Opportunities programme, which has received funding from the European Social Fund and Big Lottery Fund to supports long term unemployed people facing complex and multiple barriers across Norfolk

Closing date. 5pm 12th September 2018

Interview Date: 20th September 2018

All recruiting organisations operate an equal opportunities policy and applications from all parts of the community are welcomed.

European Social Fund Project Manager

Future Projects
37h per week. Salary: c £27,500

The ESF Project Manager will take responsibility for Future Projects’ role in the delivery of the Norfolk Community College project; line managing staff, monitoring and directing delivery, completing monitoring and reporting requirements, and ensuring overall compliance with all aspects of European Social Funding.

The ESF Project Manager will bring strong management skills to the project along with experience of working with a range of vulnerable people who face more complicated life challenges. The ESF Project Manager will have experience managing teams that provide support planning, advice, advocacy and practical help to participants in a personalised way and will take overall responsibility for Future Projects’ role in helping service users into employment, education and training opportunities.

Full Job Description
Application Form

For further details or an informal discussion please contact Laura Bloomfield – Head of Operations and Services on 01603250505 or 07962337707.

Please return all completed application forms to l.bloomfield@futureprojects.org.uk

As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement, which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

CV’s will not be accepted

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The Project works with hard-to-reach groups and empowers individuals to reach their full potential. Situated in the NELM area; an area marked by significant disadvantage in learning, skills, employment, health and crime indicators.

Future is increasingly becoming a driving force for social change in the area.

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