Key Workers #Focus5 in United Kingdom

Applying for the Key Workers #Focus5 role

Job Title: Key Workers #Focus5
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Contract
Job Sector: Education
Sub Sector: Adult Education
Job Reference No: OR/CSWG/1055

Job Description

Key Worker #Focus5
Location: Plymouth
Fixed term to 31st December 2019
29.6 hours per week

Our client are transition management specialists. They offer information, guidance and support to people and organisations as they move through different stages of their lives. They are a not-for-profit social enterprise; they reinvest any operating surpluses into new products and services, organisational development, and community based projects.

They are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, flexible and passionate Key Worker to join the team to support the company in delivering an exciting project called #Focus5 which is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. The project aims to support and engage socially excluded young people aged 15-18 years who are unemployed or economically inactive to move towards employment, education or training.

You will have:

- the ability to motivate and engage young people
- experience of supporting young people to achieve positive outcomes and make personal progress
- the ability to work independently
- experience of working in a fast paced and demanding environment
- the ability to work well within a larger staff team to achieve the best results for young people
- experience of working in partnership with other agencies
- experience of making decisions under pressure
- effective ICT and record keeping skills

It is therefore essential you have experience working in this type of role. It is also desirable that you will have a Level 4 Diploma in Careers Information and Advice or equivalent. Due to the rural nature of the area covered by the project it is also essential that you have a drivers licence and access to a car.

The salary will be up to GBP25,000 per annum depending on your qualifications and experience, and will be funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund.

An application pack is available to download from our website

Alternatively, please apply online and an application pack will be emailed to you.

Vacancy reference: 1055

Closing date: 3rd February 2019

Interview date: 12th February 2019

Through its work our client actively safeguard and promote the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and all employees and volunteers and others working on behalf of the company are required to share this commitment.

Successful individuals will be required to undergo full vetting checks including an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

They are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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