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Adviza is a vibrant and innovative charity working with young people and adults to help them make the best of their lives. For the last five consecutive years Adviza has been named in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For.  Working for Adviza you will receive a competitive salary, 28 days’ annual leave (pro rata) rising to 31 days after 2 years, access to an excellent contributory pension scheme.

WORKFIT PROJECT, SWINDON & WILTSHIRE  

Do you have the passion and commitment to help young people? Are you flexible, adaptable to change and open to new and innovative ways of working? Adviza is a large, vibrant and innovative charity working across the Thames Valley with young people and adults to help them make the best of their lives. 

We have a number of exciting roles to support women in Swindon and Wiltshire into work or training through our Workfit project as part of the Building Bridges programme.

Delivery Manager
♦ £37,484 to £41,782 fte ♦ Part time (18.5 hours/week) ♦ Permanent
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Project Lead
♦ £28,578 - £33,504 fte ♦ Part time (11 hours/week) ♦ Until summer 2017 (potentially longer)
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Careers Coach
♦ £22,110 - £28,578 fte ♦ Full time (37 hours/week) ♦ Until summer 2017 (potentially longer)
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Employment Coach
♦ £19,542 - £22,662 fte ♦ Full time (37 hours/week) ♦ Until summer 2017 (potentially longer).
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To apply for these posts please complete an Application form and Equal Opportunities form and email them to hr@adviza.org.uk

Closing date: 8th September 5.00pm.  Interview date: Likely interview date of 19th or 20th September.

The candidate will be working for Adviza as part of the Building Bridges programme and this role is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.

DIGITAL MARKETING APPRENTICE

♦ £12,000 - £13,000 per annum fte ♦ Full time (37 hours) ♦ Bracknell

We are looking for a confident and creative Apprentice to be instrumental in telling people across the Thames Valley about our charity work and professional services. You will help us deliver marketing plans and campaigns working across all channels, but with a strong focus on digital marketing.

We are a small but experienced team who can give you a solid understanding of how to leverage websites, social media, email campaigns, events and PR to grow engagement and sales.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be eager to learn, can work independently, but isn't afraid to ask for support and is creative and energetic and can bring fresh ideas to the team.

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For an informal chat about the role and working for Adviza, please contact Jinny Christiansen on 07834 180755.

To apply please complete an Application form and Equal Opportunities form and email them to hr@adviza.org.uk

Closing date for applications will be 5pm on Wednesday 31st August 2016.

 

DATA/QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST

♦ £28,578 - £33,504 per annum fte ♦ Part time (18.5 hours) ♦ Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

We are looking for someone to co-ordinate the reporting and preformance management data in a new project to prepare young people to enter work or training. Applicants should have confidence in processing data, including use of Excel and ideally a CRM database and also clarity in explaining data processes to a non-tehnical audience. Some experience of working in the public sector and in an organisation supporting vulnerable young people is an advantage but not a requirement.

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For an informal chat about the role and working for Adviza, please contact Chris Greaves on 07810 152409.

To apply please complete an Application form and Equal Opportunities form and email them to hr@adviza.org.uk

Closing date for applications will be 5pm on Thursday 8th September 2016. Interviews will be held on Monday 19th or Tuesday 20th September 2016.

 

INTENSIVE SUPPORT IMPACT MANAGER

£32,730 - £36,418 per annum fte ♦ Full time (37 hours) ♦ Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

We are looking for a manager to lead a range of new initiatives supporting vulnerable young people, aged from 14 to 24. We are looking for applicants with previous experience of managing a team, experience and understanding of working with young people in need of intensive support. The ideal candidate should also have the ability to manage project deliverables to achieve targets.

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For an informal chat about the role and working for Adviza, please contact Chris Greaves on 07810 152409.

To apply please complete an Application form and Equal Opportunities form and email them to hr@adviza.org.uk

Closing date for applications will be 5pm on Thursday 8th September 2016. Interviews will be held on Monday 19th or Tuesday September 2016.

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/SALES MANAGER

♦ £28,578 - £36,481 per annum fte ♦ Part time (18.5 hours) ♦ Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

We have an exciting opportunity to promote a new project which prepares young people to enter work or training. We are looking for applicants with evidence that they can promote a service effectively to either schools or employers and an understanding of the needs of vulnerable young people. The ideal applicant will also have some experience of working in the public sector and in an organisation supporting vulnerable young people.

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For an informal chat about the role and working for Adviza, please contact Chris Greaves on 07810 152409.

To apply please complete an Application form and Equal Opportunities form and email them to hr@adviza.org.uk

Closing date for applications will be 5pm on Thursday 8th September 2016. Interviews will be held on Monday 19th or Tuesday 20th September 2016.

 

AFTERCARE MENTOR CO-ORDINATOR

♦ £28,578 - £33,504 per annum fte ♦ Part time (18.5 hours) ♦ Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

We have an exciting opportunity to lead a mentoring programme to support young people as they enter work or training. We are looking for applicants with experience of working with young people who need intensive support and have project co-ordination experience including monitoring, reporting and co-ordinating the inputs of team members/vulunteers. Some expereince of working with employers would be an asset.

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For an informal chat about the role and working for Adviza, please contact Chris Greaves on 07810 152409.

To apply please complete an Application form and Equal Opportunities form and email them to hr@adviza.org.uk

Closing date for applications will be 5pm on Thursday 8th September 2016. Interviews will be held on Monday 19th or Tuesday 20th September 2016.

 

READING TEAM LEADER

♦ £28,578 - £31,853 per annum fte ♦ Full time (37 hours) or Part time (29.6 hours) ♦ Reading

Can you lead a team that will deliver the Adviza service to our customers and achieve the targets and objectives set out in Adviza's Business Plan? We are looking for someone who will be responsible for planning, delivering and monitoring the impact of our delivery against company standards and clear targets. Other key elements of the role will be to lead on the allocation of local resources and support of all front-line staff delivering Adviza's service for young people and adults.

It is essential that applicants hold a Level 6 professional qualification in a Adviza-related discipline - e.g. Youth Work, Careers Guidance, Teaching, Social Work, Education Welfare. Applicants must also have experience of supporting and coaching staff to improve performance and meet targets, in work with young people and ideally adults too, in a variety of settings and from a range of social and cultural backgrounds.

We also require experience of developing and working with multi-disciplinary teams or groups and working with statutory and voluntary organisations supporting clients.

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For an informal chat about the role and working for Adviza, please contact: Chris Greaves on 07810 152409 or Lee Teideman on 07747 760882.

To apply please complete an Application form and Equal Opportunities form and email them to hr@adviza.org.uk

Closing date for applications will be 5pm on Friday 2nd September 2016. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16th September 2016.

 

CAREERS ADVISERS/COACHES/SEND ADVISERS;WITH YOUNG PEOPLE, NATIONAL CAREERS SERVICE DELIVERY WITH ADULTS IN THE COMMUNITY OR IN CUSTODY

♦ £22,110 - £28,578 per annum fte ♦ Full time & Part time posts ♦ Thames Valley
(includes: Berkshire/Reading/Wokingham/Slough/Buckinghamshire/Oxfordshire)

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives? Do you have a passion to inspire others to be the best they can be, which could range from the motivated to the disengaged? Could you give them high quality information, advice and guidance?  You’ll need excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build networks and influence others.  You’ll also need an adaptable and flexible approach to problem solving and hold a relevant level 4 or 6 qualification. 

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For an informal chat about the roles and working for Adviza, please contact: Chris Greaves (for Berks & Oxon Areas) on 07810 152409 or Alix Simpson (for Bucks) on 07921 941262.

To apply please complete an Application form and Equal Opportunites form and email them to hr@adviza.org.uk

 

Adviza is committed to safeguarding and appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks. Adviza supports equal opportunities in employment and is a positive about disabilities employer. Every disabled candidate who meets the minimum criteria will be offered an interview.

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