Case Worker (Aspire Higher) x 3
Contract: 18 Month Contract
Salary: circa £28,000
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
We are a leading social & environmental regeneration charity delivering over 500 projects each year many aimed at supporting young people in a variety of activities and training from higher achievement in education & training through to environmental & social action initiatives.
Our Youth Team is seeking applications for Case Workers to support the continued expansion of our Youth Programme. The central focus of the role is to line manage an Achievement Coach and work with young people within PRU’s and prepare the young person to progress to further education/college, employment or apprenticeships and ensure they do not become NEET. The role initially requires being based in either one or more of the London Pupil Referral Units.
You will provide specific support to young people (15 -17 year olds) who are involved in gang activity or are vulnerable to becoming involved in gangs and youth violence, enabling them to make the transition from a place where they have been excluded from school to sustained education, employment and training (EET) outcomes.
With a relevant background, qualification or experience in youth, gang prevention and employment work, you will drive innovative and high quality provision as well as managing an Achievement Coach to achieve sustained education, employment and training outcomes.
The role includes managing the proactive identification of work experience and work taster opportunities for young people, ensuring they have access to suitably positive destinations which may include volunteering, education and training, work experience, accessing apprenticeships and employment.
You will have the ability to form close and effective relationships with young people from a wide range of backgrounds, provide support and guidance.
Closing date for applications: Midday 11 October 2021
Interview date: 15 October 2021
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If you would like to find out more, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and application form.
Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.
No agencies please.