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Social Switch Youth Mentor

City of London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£29,767.5 per year
Contract (18 months)
Job description

Thank you for considering a Social Switch Youth Mentor role with Redthread. We are a team of compassionate, collaborative and courageous professionals committed to empowering young people to change their lives.

Please check out our website for more information on the services we provide and learn more about us, including our commitment to safeguarding, equity, diversity and inclusion. Here is an animation that was created with our Youth Ambassadors, and these clips, C4 News- Young Women's Service, BBC News - YVIP and ‘A day in the life’ will give you a taste of what we do every day.

Job Description

Post Title: Social Switch Youth Mentor

Work area: Social Switch Projects

Responsible to: Social Switch Project manager

Location: The post will be primarily based at Redthread’s Head Office in Brixton, with some days at Catch 22’s head office and working from home. However, all Redthread team members must have a flexible approach to working on other sites

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. The nature of Redthread’s Social Switch work means that occasional evening and weekend work is required.

Salary: £29.767,50 per annum + benefits

Contract type: 18-month fixed term, with the possibility of extension subject to funding

DBS Check Required: Enhanced with Barring (Child & Adult Workforce)

Purpose of the Post

London's Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has joined forces with Redthread and Catch22 to support young Londoners aged 16-30 to gain skills, qualifications, and employment in the digital and surrounding sectors.

The youth Mentor will be working within local communities to support programme users to progress into apprenticeships, employment, education, and training opportunities.

In this role we are looking for a Youth Mentor to provide tailored career guidance and occasionally deliver facilitated employability workshops to those enrolled on the programme. We want someone who is ready to champion the rights and needs of those facing barriers to work, and is committed to delivering the best they can, for the people on the programme

You will manage a caseload of service users and develop bespoke plans to support these individuals throughout their journey towards progression. It would be beneficial to have an awareness of the digital or technical sectors and/or apprenticeships.

You will immerse yourself in a targeted location and be responsible for engaging a range of referral partners to attract targeted young people onto the programme.

How to apply:

If this sounds like the right role and organisation for you, please go to our website where you will find a downloadable job description with a person specification, including details of the terms and conditions of the post.

We encourage you to read through the job pack and the person specification carefully, as we will shortlist applications using the essential criteria.

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Redthread View profile Company size Size: 51 - 100
Posted on: 22 May 2024
Closed date: 10 June 2024 at 10:00
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker, Social Work

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