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The Norfolk Community College Project is Recruiting!

May 20, 2021

Future Projects is looking for a highly motivated, compassionate and person-centred individual to join our Norfolk Community College Project as an Employment Development Worker.

This high-profile project works with local communities to support adults who are furthest away from the labour market to 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.

The Norfolk Community College Project is part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and is funded by the European Social Fund and National Community Lottery Fund to help unemployed adults in Norfolk back into training and employment.

To support delivery of the project we are now recruiting for the following position, which will be based in Norfolk.


Employment Development Worker

The Employment Development Worker will work solely on the Norfolk Community College project. They will work with a range of vulnerable people who face more complicated life challenges, undertaking effective support planning and providing advice, advocacy and practical help to participants in a personalised way to support them into employment, education and training opportunities.

The Employment Development Worker will:

  • Support long-term unemployed and economically inactive participants to overcome the barriers preventing them from progressing into the Norfolk Community College project.
  • Provide support to reduce anxieties associated with starting a new activity for the first time. The role will also provide support throughout job searching process, offering a flexible response to the needs of the participant as life challenges occur.
  • Assisting of a team of Trainees who will provide peer-type support to participants to ensure their continued progress.

For further details or an informal discussion please contact Sam Tawn, ESF Project Manager,

For application forms and a full job description please see our website Opportunities ( or call 01603 250505.

All applications should be returned on or before the closing date to: or you may post your application to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Future Projects

65/67 Knowland Grove




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 of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.                                                              

Future Projects is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from an equal opportunities policy and applications from all parts of the community are welcomed.  Future Projects is an equal opportunities employer. Future Projects is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share that commitment.  Training will be provided.

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