07 August 2017

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Community Employment Advisor

Location: Blackburn

Salary: £21,542 –  £24,432 pa

Benefits: 27 days holiday +8 bank holidays, contributory pension scheme,  health care package

Closing Date: 28th August 2017 17:00

Interview dates: week commencing 11th September 2017

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week, Temporary position until 31st December 2019


The role

Newground has been delivering social change within communities in the north of England for around 30 years. 

This role is ideal for someone with a passion to make a difference to people’s lives. We are looking for a candidate with the enthusiasm to work with people seeking employment, helping them to identify and address any barriers to them getting a job.  The work will involve a caseload of clients working as part of a dedicated team within Newground with support from a range of other agencies

Experience of working with individuals and families facing multiple issues is essential as is an understanding of partnership working with a range of agencies working together to support individual clients.

The role requires a full driving licence and access to a vehicle insured for business use and appointment to this post is subject to an Enhanced check endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A copy of the full job description and person specification can be accessed here or by emailing 



Why choose to work for Newground?

We believe in the power of social enterprise as a strategy for change. Through our social enterprise model, we deliver professional services in a competitive marketplace. But there’s one key difference between Newground and our private sector competitors. Instead of our profits going to shareholders, they are instead gift aided into our Newground Together and distributed in the form of grants to environmental and community projects. By choosing to be a part of the Newground team, you will help to drive positive social and environmental impact.

Enquiries about the role should be directed to Darren Burton, Sustainable Communities Coordinator West on 07973148238 or via email to

To apply for this post please click here or alternatively send your CV to together with a covering letter which should include a statement on how you meet the essential attributes and key competencies for the role as described in the person specification. 

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