Youth Coach - Environmental Charity

Peterlee, County Durham
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

They are seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic Youth Coach to join their team and lead in the engagement of young people and young adults aged 16 to 24 who are not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) and who are likely to be disengaged and have a range of complex barriers to progression.

Youth Coach
County Durham - Peterlee
Fixed Term: till 31 July 2018
Circa £19,578 per annum
37 hours per week

Our client an Enviromental Charity has a dedicated Youth Team delivering a successful Youth Programme which engages with young people across their region.

The Youth Coach post is part funded by ESF/YEI as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. Delivered through the DurhamWorks programme it will help to move young unemployed people closer to the labour market, whether that’s getting a job, setting up their own business, starting an apprenticeship, or progressing into further learning.

Essential Skills

  • The ability to pro-actively recruit, support and progress own case-load and work towards set monthly targets
  • A positive approach that is flexible to adapt to the needs of the young person
  • Experience of finding new opportunities within the local area for young people through networking and developing relationships with training providers and employers
  • A professional qualification in either Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG), Youth Work or a related subject to a minimum of NVQ Level III.

Appointment to this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

They offer excellent benefits including generous holidays and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional, friendly and pleasant working environment.

Closing date: Noon - Friday 21 July 2017

To find out more information and apply for this position, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

No agencies please.