Youth Worker

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Learning Mentor School based Youth Worker/Mentor ManchesterHays are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work as a Youth Worker/Mentor the role will be based within a Secondary School PRU/Alternative Provision. The school is based in Manchester and the role is to start immediately, after all the relevant checks are in place, it will be on a long term supply basis, ongoing until at least the end of the academic year..Within this role you will be able to make a significant contribution to the lives of young people not in mainstream education; the pupils are studying in years 9/10/11. You will be required to work within a team to support the delivery of the curriculum across the alternative education programmes, which aim to accredit the learning and promotes positive outcomes. The provider deals with pupils that are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature, who are often not participating in education. The role will involve monitoring and delivering an agreed curriculum that accredits outcome-based learning and you will liaise with other professionals to provide individual action plans for young people. You will take an active role in implementing a programme that encourages learners to harness their potential, improve their skills and ultimately gain qualifications for vulnerable young people. The programme includes education, life skills, adventure activities, music, drama; cultural visits and needs based workshops. You are required to hold relevant experience or qualifications have proven knowledge of certification and accreditation schemes and are proficient in the use of a range of ICT packages. Committed to person-centric working and have the ability to communicate and engaging with vulnerable young people. You will be able to communicate with families, carers and staff from other agencies, as well have experience of working face-to-face with young people in a variety of settings. You will have the ability to anticipate and resolve issues and motivate young people with complex needs. You must also hold a current, clean driving licence as the programme works across a couple of sights; travel is an integral part of the role. This is an exciting time to join this School, this post offers an outstanding opportunity to become part of an already successful PRU, which is determined to further develop its' tremendous capacity to improve. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at