Greater Manchester
£18,988 - £21,161 per year (Pro Rata)
Part-time, Temporary, 3 months (Initially) Contract
Job description

An exciting opportunity to join the team at Manchester Young Lives as a Therapeutic Engagement Worker providing high levels of pastoral and therapeutic support for children and young people aged 5-18 years who have been impacted by Covid-19.

This role is to work specifically with those suffering increased levels of anxiety, loss of confidence and self-esteem, missing school or other types of isolation and trauma. The role will involve working face to face with children and young people in MYL centres, schools and the local community. The role has a city-wide focus so the successful candidate (s) will be expected to travel to multiple locations as part of their role

Successful candidates will have enthusiasm and passion for working with children and young people, with the ability to use creative and innovative techniques to engage and reassure young people .  A commitment to making a difference to local communities is also key to the success of this post. Hours of work include after school and evenings Monday to Friday with some weekend working also required to respond to local need. There is also a requirement for staff teams to work across a number of locations.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

This post  is fixed term initially to 31/3/2021.

More about Manchester Young Lives
Manchester Young Lives

Manchester Young Lives (MYL) is a registered charity that has been working with children and young people in some of the most disadvantaged are... Read more

Posted on: 20 November 2020
Closed date: 07 December 2020
Job ref: TES/01
Tags: Support Worker, Practitioner

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