Detached Youth Worker, Middlesborough
Make a difference to the lives of young people
Rathbone is a leading national voluntary youth sector organisation working across the UK to support over 12,000 young people annually, on a variety of programmes that aim to build upon the best of youth work practice and personalised learning. We have a reputation for innovation and effectiveness, working with young people facing some of the greatest challenges in the UK today. We are passionate in our belief that all young people, whatever their starting point in life, can learn, achieve and make progress in their lives. If you share our passion we would welcome an application from you.
Our role is to help clients make the connection, enabling them to realise their full potential and become valued members of society.
- Vacancy Ref: 79-DYWM
- Position: Detached Youth Worker
- Location: Middlesborough
- Hours: 36 hours per week
- Salary: £17,381 - £19,730 per annum pro rata
- Contract: Fixed term to 24.1.15
To work on the Big Lottery project in Middlesbrough to support the achievement of the objectives in the project plan. To locate disaffected young people (16 -18) that are disengaged from mainstream provision and provide mentoring support and opportunities for personal and social development to enable their transition back into further education, training or employment. The identified target group for the project will be the hardest to help having been identified as being in the 13 – 15 at risk of exclusion group, the 16 - 18 NEET’s group and as having multiple and complex barriers to learning and employment.
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As an equal opportunities employer Rathbone welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
An application form is available to download here. All applications must be submitted on the Rathbone application form.
Applications by CV will not be considered.
Please ensure you read the guidance notes carefully before submitting your application.
Email to manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms: 15th May 2013
Rathbone is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and therefore follows safe recruitment, selection and vetting procedures. An enhanced Criminal Records Bureau, Disclosure Scotland or Access Northern Ireland disclosure application at the appropriate level will be required during the recruitment process.
To reduce costs, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.