Noa at Work Manager

Job Description – Noa at Work Manager

Reports to: Director of Programmes

Hours: Part-time (12 – 18 hours per week)

Salary: £22,000 – £34,000 FTE (depending on experience)

Location: Noa House (Golders Green)

Closing Date: 23rd June 2022

Holiday entitlement: (Taken in hours) 28 days FTE including bank holidays, plus Jewish holidays when Noa is closed

General Description

Noa Girls provides emotional, practical and therapeutic support to adolescent girls aged 12-24 from the London Orthodox Jewish community. Noa girls receive care, support and skills to enable them to regain their self-worth, empowering them to lead healthier and more productive futures.

This dedicated role seeks to equip girls with vital practical and transferable skills necessary for employment, as well as to help the girls get their foot on the employment ladder.

The role involves working alongside our team of keyworkers to help them support the girls and where appropriate working with the girls directly.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Seek out and work with potential employers and local businesses to enable girls to obtain employment, work placements and /or internships.
  • Pinpoint appropriate vocational training/courses/higher education for girls and assist them through the admissions process and beyond.
  • Identify and establish working relationships with new and existing mentors to help girls succeed in their chosen fields.
  • Be the liaison between Noa Girls and employment agencies e.g. Work Avenue in order to be able to offer girls potential courses, employment and training.
  • Help girls identify their employment goals and aspirations
  • Help girls write their CV /cover letters
  • Help girls identify a range of choices available to them and outline possible ways forward as well as working with Noa’s
  • Social Enterprise Manager for girls to develop their own business
  • Advise girls on CV, applications, interviews as well as helping them understand and navigate the current job market.
  • Support girls in completion of forms required if they are successful in their applications
  • Work with the Social Enterprise Manager Social Giving Co-ordinator to maximise opportunities for the girls.

Person Specification

  • Good management and organisational skills.
  • Proactively identify and explore new opportunities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, particular working with adolescents in a patient and sensitive manner.
  • The ability to build rapport with a wide range of participants, external networks and colleagues
  • To be great at problem-solving and able to identify issues and implement appropriate solutions.
  • A flexible, efficient and reliable individual
  • Demonstrable ability to work under own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Experience of working with young people and adolescents an advantage

Additional Information

  • This role is office based
  • This job description and person specification is not prescriptive; it merely outlines the key tasks and responsibilities of the post. The Noa at Work post holder expected to carry out such reasonable duties as may be requested from time to time by the Director of Programmes. The key tasks and responsibilities are subject to change. Any changes will be made in consultation with the post holder. This Job Description is subject to alteration in response to changes in legislation or Noa Girls’ operational procedures.
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