Support Worker - Youth Programme

Recruiter
Starfish Health & Wellbeing
Location
Durham
Posted
20 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Youth Employment Initiative is part-funded by the European Social Fund as part of the (Apply online only) European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.
Post: Support Worker
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: £19,000pa.
Based: Stockton-on-Tees
This is a fixed term contract ending 31 July 2021.
Duties include:
* Provision of support to the YEI co-ordinator, volunteers and sessional staff.
* Support referred young people to help them move forward by providing activities that link to their individual activity plans that will support their aspirations around enterprise and employment.
* Help to deliver activities and training that help participants tackle social isolation and build life skills.
* Encourage and enable service users to overcome the barriers they experience to social interaction and assist them in taking responsibility for their own social life. This will include supporting the delivery of coaching, mentoring and training delivered as one-to-one and group work sessions.
* Use and promote social interaction as a way of helping people to maintain and improve their social, cultural, mental and physical health and wellbeing.
* Promote and encourage a healthy mental, physical, social and culturally active lifestyle.
Closing Date: 5th February 2019
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please click the apply button (and follow the job board's procedure). You will then receive an email from our partner at CHM Recruit which will include the application pack.
PLEASE NOTE: You are not applying at this stage, even though you may be asked to attach your CV on the job board, you will still need to apply directly to us after receiving your application pack.
Please check your email inbox and spam / junk mail folder.
Starfish Health and Wellbeing is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All Post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.
Starfish is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please

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