Carshalton, Greater London
£14,000 per year
Full-time, Internship
Job description

Youth Engagement Apprentice

Main Working Location: Denmark Road, Carshalton

Salary Range: Apprenticeship L3- £14,000

Permanent: 37 Hours per Week


Cognus Limited are looking for a Youth Engagement Apprentice who will be responsible for the welfare and engagement of young people engaged with the Sutton Music Service. 

This role will be responsible for the welfare and engagement of the young people at rehearsals, concerts, lessons and events, coordinating the smooth-running of Sutton Music Service ensembles, lessons and rehearsals and supporting the delivery of all Sutton Music Service concerts and largescale events.

A cheerful nature is essential as is previous experience of or an interest in working with young people and managing projects aimed at children and young people. 

Because of the nature of the service there will be some regular evening and weekend work and applicants must be happy working outside of normal working hours however the role will not involve lone working.  

A love of music is a must for this role although no formal music training is required.  Candidates must have a can-do attitude and be willing to support all aspects of the Sutton Music Service and able to travel to various venues across Sutton.  

The role will offer a Level 3 Business or Youth Apprenticeship depending on the successful candidate and Cognus will support all learning associated with this qualification.

Cognus Limited is about education. We believe there is no limit to learning and that learning is lifelong.  Since our creation in November 2016, we exist to support schools, families, children and young people to access education and enjoy learning.  Every child matters to us and we believe that access to education and learning is every child’s fundamental right.  We foresee every child and young person to achieve their full potential through education leading them to be our future leaders, professionals and economically active global citizens.  Our children and young people are our future and we believe that every child is worth fighting for regardless of their abilities, disabilities, colour, creed, race, religion or ethnic origin.

Cognus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that it works with. As such, an offer of employment is subject to safer recruitment practices which includes an enhanced DBS check, two professional references acceptable to Cognus Limited, proof of qualifications, proof of immigration status, proof of personal address and employment history covering 5 years and, fitness to work with children (occupational health assessment). We have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

You will give us great commitment and in return we offer an excellent package including:

  • Perkbox;
  • Sovereign Health Care Cash Back Plan;
  • Salary Apprenticeship L3- £14500 per annum;
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of three between Xmas & New Year); 
  • regular support and supervision;
  • an excellent group of leaders as colleagues;
  • excellent CPD opportunities;
  • flexible working;
  • workplace pension scheme

If you are interested and would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a CV and covering note (of no more than two sides, minimum font size 11) outlining your suitability. The deadline for receipt is midnight on Sunday 7th June 2020.

All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of recruitment formalities which includes an enhanced DBS check. These checks must have been completed prior to commencement of employment. We expect our staff to have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to follow the child protection procedures adopted by the Company and the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board.

We have several other roles we are recruiting to at different levels within Cognus. Please get in touch for an informal conversation about these and other opportunities if you or anyone else you know may be interested in working with us.

Refreshed on: 27 May 2020
Closed date: 07 June 2020
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