Intervention Workers – Youth Promise Plus

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£20,000 - £24,000 per annum
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
15 Apr 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you an experienced and qualified Intervention Worker with a track record of supporting young people and adults into employment, education and training?

Pioneer Group are leading a consortium of organisations to deliver the Youth Promise Plus (YPP) East Locality Contract. We are seeking to recruit a team of Intervention Workers who can work with young people (aged 15-29), providing mentoring, coaching and practical support to engage young people, stabilize them, support them to access meaningful work related activity and achieve a positive outcome.

Working as part of our YPP Team you will:

Deliver intensive work focused pre-employment and appropriate post-employment holistic pastoral support and mentoring support to disadvantaged NEET (not in employment education or training), inactive and unemployed young people (15-29).  

Work with a caseload of young people who are not in employment, education or training.

Meet challenging targets in terms of engagement, and delivering outcomes.

Deliver an assertive outreach approach, including detached work, being based in Job Centre Plus offices and other community venues.

Work as part of a wider team across our partnership.

The successful YPP Intervention Worker will have:

  • Knowledge of the barriers that young people face in accessing employment and experience in addressing these effectively
  • Strong experience in supporting young people on a one-to-one basis using intensive mentoring and coaching techniques within a solution led approach
  • Coaching /Mentoring level 3 accreditation and /or Information, Advice and Guidance NVQ level 4 accreditation or equivalent experience

Ability to speak in community languages would be a distinct advantage

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 28th March at 12.00 noon.

For an informal discussion please contact

Jonathan Davies, Youth & Employment Service Manager on 0121 748 8111

Further information and application packs are available to download from our website at http://www.pioneergroup.org.uk/jobs/

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