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We’re hiring – Youth Support Worker (Tees Valley)

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We have a full time vacancy for a Youth Support Worker, to work at Youth Focus: North East.  We are looking for an experienced and qualified (minimum NVQ Level 3 ) practitioner who can work with young people and partner organisations, to coordinate, deliver and develop a number of programmes, including the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) programme, primarily based in the Tees Valley area.

As the Youth Support Worker, you will work closely with young people to devise, develop and deliver a range of opportunities to young people, particularly in the Tees Valley.  To achieve this, you will work alongside our Programmes Officer to coordinate and deliver our existing programmes with young people, particularly those with complex needs and facing barriers such as unemployment, leaving prison, or mental health problems.

The Youth Support Worker role is one in which you will get to use a full range of skills that make you a successful practitioner with young people.  We are looking for the right person who can engage with young people, support their development and successful transition to adulthood and foster positive relationships with our partner organisations. The post will be based primarily in the Tees Valley area and will include a minimum one day a week at our main office in Gateshead.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please Tel: 0191 477 9966 and speak to Kevin Franks/Laura Bush, or email our Office Manager: [email protected] for an application form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd February 2017, 5.00 pm

Interviews will take place on: Friday 10th February 2017

Youth Focus: North East is committed to equality of opportunity and promoting equal access for all.

Job Description and Person Specification, Youth Support Worker (Tees Valley) February 2016

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