Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Job Vacancy with the Voyssi Project

The Voyssi Project has been awarded new funding to deliver Community Cohesion work under the Government's PVE Strategy.

We are looking for someone who is interested in supporting the North African and Arab Communities in North Islington and is not afraid of a challenge and developing a new model of engagement of people who are socially excluded.

This is a 6 -month pilot project and depending on the success of our outcomes it could receive forward funding for 09-10.

Job Title: Muslim Outreach Advice Worker.
Salary: £ 20,020.00 pro rata
Hours: 21 hours per week (flexible)
Location: Islington - Finsbury Park Ward.
Key Responsibilities include:

1. Be familiar with the major issues facing Muslim men in accessing work, training and education.

2. Research available services in the Borough of Islington (with a particular focus on the Finsbury Park Area) in relation to Anti- Social Behaviour, Worklessness, Street Activity. The client group may also have complex needs

3. Delivering the contract to Muslim Men and work closely with partnership agencies.

4. Minimum of one- year frontline working with BME Communities and Socially Excluded Groups.

5. Experience of undertaking assessments, care planning and pathways into work.

6. Engaging with a broad spectrum of the Muslim Communities in the Borough.

7. The ability to manage volunteers.

8. Computer literate in spreadsheets and databases.

Closing date for applications: 30.11.08

For Application pack please e-mail adm_piliontrust@hotmail.co.uk or call Tyrone Norris 020 7700-2498

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