The latest opportunities in the NAVCA family

Community Development Worker

Southampton Voluntary Services

Part time (18.5 hours per week)

£24,000 pro-rata

 Southampton Voluntary Services (SVS) have recently been awarded a new contract to deliver community development and community navigation services in Southampton. This work will be undertaken by a partnership of local voluntary and social enterprise organisations, led by SVS.

This role is to work within SVS' voluntary sector support team, providing support and guidance to the wider voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in Southampton to facilitate best practice, robust governance, vibrant networks and financially sustainable organisations to support local communities.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Tuesday 15 October 2019

Interview date: Friday 25 October 2019

HTC Big Local Administrator

Warwickshire CAVA

10 hours per week / Fixed term

Up to £18,000 pro rata

Hill Top and Caldwell (HTC) Big Local is part of an exciting national Lottery-funded programme. HTC has over £1m to use on community-led initiatives over 10 years to make the area an even better place to live. HTC is now in its 5th year and is looking for an Administrator to provide support to the Partnership, Local Trusted Organisation (LTO) and Big Local Officer in order to meet the vision and priorities as per the HTC Big Local Plan.

The successful candidate must have experience of financial record keeping, engaging with a wide range of people and working within a small team. You will also have knowledge and proficient use of Microsoft Office applications and other communication mediums and have excellent organisational, communications skills and the ability to plan, prioritise and complete tasks on schedule.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 18 October 2019

Interview date: Thursday 31 October 2019

Administrator (Meetings and events)

Salford CVS

Full time / fixed term

£19,554 - £21,166 

Salford CVS is recruiting a full time Meeting and Events Administrator. The post holder will have a key role within the Administration team, focussing on meetings and events to support the smooth running of the organisations activities. The role requires an excellent eye for detail and a highly organised approach. You will have a lot of different people to deal with and a wide variety of tasks, which you will need to take responsibility for.

This is a busy role, requiring the ability to switch between tasks quickly working to strict deadlines. The chosen candidate will be a well organised administrator, who has excellent attention to detail and who possesses fantastic communication skills. You will need to communicate effectively with people from a wide range of backgrounds.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 18 October 2019

Social Prescribing Link Workers

Sefton CVS

7 full time posts and 1 part time post / Fixed term


The Social Prescribing Link Workers will be employed by a number of voluntary sector partners but will work as one team, providing a social prescribing service to Primary Care Networks (PCNs) aligned to the Living Well Sefton model.

The Link Workers will work holistically to support individuals to take control of their health and wellbeing based on a ‘what matters to me’ approach by connecting people to a broad range of community groups and services. The Link Workers will support people to increase their resilience and reduce the impact of health inequalities by addressing the wider determinants of health such as debt, poor housing etc.

The Link Workers will also support existing VCF sector groups to be sustainable; identify gaps in services, and work with the Sefton CVS Group Development Team to develop new initiatives to meet local needs. 

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 16 October 2019

Interview dates: Tuesday 22 & Friday 25 October 2019