Children & Young Peoples Coordinator

Location
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary
£22,074- £26,900
Posted
21 May 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Children & Young Peoples Coordinator (Children Looked After Team)

Full Time post, Initially fixed term contract to March 2024

BLGC Salary: £22,074- £26,900 Band 6 (points 12-22) per annum

Recruitment window open until sufficient applications are received and will then be closed.

Overview of the role:

We are looking for a young person focused practitioner who wants to make a difference to the lives of children and young people who are Looked After. You will do this by working directly with young people to support them with their matched volunteer who is trained to mentor or befriend them. Being able to  work collaboratively with young people to help them identify goals and ways of reaching them is essential. Working as a team you will be involved in delivering high quality training to volunteers and offering supervision and ongoing support. You will work with other professionals including social workers and  teachers and be confident in working in a multi-agency approach.

The post holder must be available to work a flexible pattern, this may include evening and weekend hours.

Who are we looking for?

BLGC supports the principle that everyone should have the same opportunities for employment, development and progression.  All applications will be considered on their own merit and our recruitment process is competitive and transparent. 

Applicants should demonstrate:

  1. Experience of direct work with children and young people and ideally with children who are Looked After.
  2. Ability to supervise and support volunteers who mentor and befriend children and young people.
  3. Experience of working towards outcomes and able to demonstrate them in practice.
  4. Excellent organisational and inter-personal skills.

Why join #TeamBLGC

Bolton Lads & Girls Club is a great place to work, we work hard, and we have fun!  In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Generous leave benefits
  • Health Care Plan
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • On site gym

Interested? For an application pack please email click 'Apply'