Youth Support Worker (Wiltshire)

Wiltshire Contract

Having been an English teacher in a local secondary school for the past twelve years, I have recently joined Apple A Day as a recruitment consultant. My role is focused on expanding the number of secondary schools and teachers that we work with and I hope, with my background in teaching, to provide a professional, compassionate and knowledgeable approach to the recruitment process.

Recruiter :
Charlotte Burrows

Charlotte Burrows

Youth Support Worker

Required for a dynamic charity (Registration Number 288117) committed to supporting communities across Wiltshire and Swindon. They aspire to create brighter futures for those living and working in the Wiltshire community and pride themselves on their ethos of putting people at the heart of everything they do.

Their highly successful employment programmes support people who are furthest from the labour market with multiple barriers and challenges in their lives and helps them progress into and sustain training, education, and employment outcomes.

Purpose of the role:

  • To support participants in Wiltshire referred onto the Building Bridges programme who are furthest from the labour market with significant barriers and challenges and help them progress into and sustain training, education and employment.

What is required from you:

  • Managing a case load of 18-25 year olds, providing practical and emotional support and advocating on their behalf as needed.
  • Carrying out needs assessments and developing individualised engagement plans to address barriers.
  • Through one-to-one support and a range of group development activities, increase participants' confidence, self-esteem, skills and resilience to help them achieve their identified education and employment goals.

As this position is dependent on funding, it is a temporary role starting ASAP until March'25. Whilst it is advertised as full-time (36.5 hours per week), part-time hours will be considered, and you will be based at offices in Devizes but will be required to travel to locations around Wiltshire.

Apple A Day is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, any successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and referencing, and all applicants will be fully vetted in line with Safer Recruitment, KCSIE and APSCo guidance.

Please note due to volume of applicants, only successful applicants will be contacted. An Apple A Day Supply is an equal opportunities employer. We seek to ensure equality of opportunity in employment and the fair treatment of all employees. We seek to ensure that no employee or prospective employee will receive less favourable treatment on grounds that cannot be justified. An Apple A Day Supply work in accordance with APSCo Education Sector group code of conduct.

Referral reward: £250

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