Birmingham, West-Midlands
Job description
Project Worker

Permanent role with funding end date of 31st August 2021 with possible extension to 31st August 2022.

12 hours per week flexible.

£23,388.00 per annum pro-rata plus travel expenses

Location: Birmingham

This role sits within our Children and Young People Directorate working in partnership with Premier Foundation to support communities, parents and their children to access and engage with meaningful and inclusive sports activities.


Working alongside specific schools in Birmingham, you will work within a team that is committed to strengthening how the organisation best supports children and young people by accelerating new and innovative ways of working.

You will be able to demonstrate a key understanding and knowledge of building relationships with all stakeholders and providing support to increase inclusion, confidence and develop resilience.

You will work to create an inclusive service that is child focused and led; supporting participation activities and drawing out learning from direct work to identify trends and patterns for review and improvement.

Key skills and competencies

-Ability to communicate with all stakeholders, written and verbally

-Ability to motivate and engage others

-Ability to manage professional boundaries

-Ability to plan and manage own workload, using your own initiative

-Working knowledge of relevant policy and practice relating to child protection and safeguarding of young people

-Relevant experience of working with young people from diverse backgrounds, 1-1 and in a group setting.

-Experience of supporting young people who are dealing with complex and sensitive issues.

Information about the Children's Society

The Children's Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children's lives happier and safer.

Every day we're changing the lives of children in this country for the better - and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.

The Children's Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

The closing date for applications is 12 midnight 10th September 2020

Interviews will be held on week commencing 14th September 2020.
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Posted on: 18 September 2020
Closed date: 28 September 2020
Job ref: 3980
Tags: Practitioner