Trainee Project Worker
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Trainee Project Worker
An exciting opportunity with a growing charity.
Our client has been building stronger families since 1869, and today works with over 45,000 families and children through 120 community based services. Thousands more are supported with financial assistance through education and welfare grants programmes.
Position: Trainee Project Worker
Location: Wandsworth, London
Contract type: Part Time
Hours: 12 hours per week
Salary: £20,336 - £22,176 per annum (pro rata)
Closing Date: 12pm , Monday 21st August 2017
Interview dates: 30th August – 1st September 2017
About the Role:
Our client supports young carers aged 5-18 who either live in or attend school in Wandsworth. The young carers usually look after a parent or sibling with a physical or learning disability or mental health problems. They provide support at centers, schools and in the wider community.
They have created this trainee post as part of their ongoing development and commitment to local young people. The trainee will be someone who will value the opportunity to work and learn within the charity. They will assist the Project Worker and Senior Project Worker with providing group and 1:1 sessions for young carers, assessing needs and devising individual support plans. The trainee will also support the planning and implementation of workshops and leisure activities, promote the service within other agencies including schools and keep accurate records using their systems. The role involves both work in the office as well as direct work with young carers.
Our client are looking for a Trainee with actual lived experience of being a Young Carer who is prepared to share some of their insight with other young carers and professionals alike. You will be punctual, reliable, professional at all times, with excellent communication skills in order to liaise with families, professionals and colleagues. You must possess enthusiasm and energy to help the service develop and be willing to share ideas.
They are forward looking, ambitious and have a commitment to continuous improvement. They are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all they do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then they look forward to hearing from you.
Appointments are subject to our client receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.
You may have experience of: Project Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Project Worker, Support Worker, Not for Profit, Young People, Social Work, Counselling, Children, Trainee Project Worker Child Development, Social Care, Emotional Wellbeing etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.