Youth Specialist, Broadwater School, Godalming

Job Title: Youth Specialist
Location: Broadwater School, Summers Rd, Godalming GU7 3BW
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including occasional evenings and an annual residential
Length of Contract: Permanent Term Time plus 10 days
Rate of pay: £20,770 to £24,380 (£23K to £27K FTE equivalent)
Responsible to: Youth Work Manager at Eikon/ Manager at Broadwater
Holiday Entitlement: Term Time contract
Pension: Eikon’s Company Pension Plan

Eikon is looking for an enthusiastic and talented Youth Specialist. This role is to provide sustained support to vulnerable young people at Broadwater School, helping them to overcome issues, before they become potentially life-changing problems. The core work will be providing one to one mentoring and group work activities that develop happy, thriving and resilient young adults who will contribute positively to society.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • To proactively address students/young people’s needs before issues arise
  • To build positive and supportive relationships with young people
  • Delivery & co-ordination of high quality one to one mentoring and group work, including design of group sessions and relevant lunch clubs
  • To support the work of the Youth Development Board ensuring that young people are engaged and supported
  • To ensure that all work is integrated with other in-school support services and the pastoral team
  • Management of referral system and caseloads in partnership with Broadwater’s manager
  • Keep up to date and accurate records and case notes on Social Impact Tracker (SIT)
  • Liaise with key stakeholders and relevant agencies
  • Manage and supervise volunteers and social work students
  • Contribute to the Eikon team by attending team days half-termly
  • Liaison work with parents and guardians where appropriate
  • To ensure that an ethos of open communication between key stakeholders is established to discuss specific cases

For more information please click the details below for the job description and application form.

BW_Youth Specialist Job Description_CO_20170628

Youth Specialist_BDW_Application Form

If you are interested in finding out more or applying for the role, then please contact us at info@eikon.org.uk  for an application form.

Closing date for applications: 10/07/17

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