Youth Worker

Croydon, CR0
£22,000 - £26,000
22 May 2019
31 May 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is specifically looking for an experienced Youth Worker. The role will involve developing their post 16 programmes and the implementation and running of their mentoring in-house and externally, as well as to teach and run workshops/sessions for young people that are relevant, engaging, and related to work preparation, and employability. The role is suited for someone who is comfortable, but also has a strong background in mentoring challenging young people to achieve positive destinations.

Youth Worker
Location: Croydon, CR0
Salary: £22,000 - £26,000
Work Hours: This post is full time. 9am to 5pm (with an expectation that out of hours are worked when necessary to achieve objectives)

Our client has quickly established itself as a leading specialist mentoring and education organisation working with vulnerable people of all ages to ensure each person referred to their services achieves their full potential in both an educational and personal sense, with the use of Choice Theory. They have has multiple facets to their business. The organisation has a small independent school arm that was recently commended by Ofsted for its quality of provision for the wellbeing of young people. They also run a Traineeship programme for young people aged 16-24, helping them to get into education, employment or training. In the past, they have worked with over 1000 students across 12 schools in 7 boroughs. They are now also developing an employment programme that will support young people into apprenticeships.

Do you have what it takes to join this organisation and contribute to giving Young People a future?

Some main duties include:

  • To be responsible for delivering a traineeship programme themed around the Film and Media industry through planned lessons or workshop based learning.
  • To have the strongest possible track record of delivering successful workshop-based learning with hard and soft outcomes, to post-16 students, that have a variety of needs and are from challenging backgrounds (including ASD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD).
  • To source relevant work experience placements relating to film and media for traineeship learners, as well as completing relevant H&S paperwork.
  • Recruiting and inducting eligible young people to join the organisation's programmes, and ensuring all eligibility evidence and contracted paperwork is completed accurately.
  • To lead in supporting young people through ongoing one-to-ones, formal fortnightly mentoring sessions, group relationships, and serving as a role model.

In order to apply for this post you will need: -

  • A recognised Youth and Community qualification
  • A minimum of a Level 2 qualification/Grade C in English Language & Mathematics
  • 2 years’ experience in working with vulnerable young people
  • To be experienced and talented working with challenging young people and adults from a variety of backgrounds, and to have a track record of success in engaging this client group to achieve positive destinations
  • To be a strong user of ICT-based software including MacOS
  • To be a competent coordinator and motivator
  • To be dynamic, creative, energetic, positive, and willing to communicate ideas appropriately

Closing date: 10am, Friday 17th May 2019
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 3rd June 2019


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