Apprentice Youth Placement Officer 1 Year Fixed Term - Amelie

Jewish Care
London, South East England
11 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

The role of the Apprentice Youth Placement Officer is to actively support the Youth Volunteering Development Manager in providing high quality, effective and professional administrative support for the youth volunteering within Jewish Care to agreed standards.This apprenticeship offers the opportunity to gain experience and a qualification that will help the post holder find future work in either HR, volunteer management or health and social care administration or provision within the voluntary sector.

This post is full time for 36.25 hours per week to be worked Mondays - Fridays

Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • To support the Youth Volunteering Development Manager in engaging young people in meaningful volunteering opportunities within Jewish Care by interviewing and placing them in appropriate roles.
  • To support the Youth Volunteering Development Manager in ensuring all young people have undertaken an introduction to the organisation and the context of volunteering for Jewish Care
  • To be the first point of contact for potential young volunteers and their parents, and provide information about the organisation and volunteering opportunities within it.
  • To ensure potential volunteers are booked onto induction courses and materials for any induction courses are prepared and available
  • To assist in the creation of strong links with organisations working in Jewish education and in higher education establishments.
  • To work with the Youth Volunteering Development manager to develop and deliver induction programmes for new young volunteers that inspire and inform the young person.
  • To develop with senior staff in resources new opportunities for young people to volunteer which are fulfilling for the young person and sustainable for the organisation.

Qualifications and Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English A - C grade or equivalent preferable

  • To be able to demonstrate experience of working within a youth organisational framework

  • To have some experience of and be willing to develop the skills to devise and deliver an informal teaching programme

Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, The Investors in People Gold standard and the Customer Service Excellence Standard.