An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new role within London South East Colleges (LSEC) as a Youth Worker within our newly launched Youth Hub.
The Youth worker will act as a coach and advisor to the customers that are accessing the Youth Hub, providing highly effective and independent guidance for careers and wellbeing that will support their progression into training or employment.
What is a Youth Hub?
A Youth Hub is a DWP funded provision to support people on Universal Credit between the age of 18-24. The hub is physically located at LSECs Bromley Campus, but also provides a virtual service to ensure people can access the hub in line with all government guidance.
The Youth Hub will receive referrals from DWP partners, at which point the Youth Worker will engage with the customer, build a relationship, understand their needs, and develop a personalised plan to support them into training or employment.
What are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will be an individual that has previously worked as a youth worker and/ or holds an information Advice and Guidance (IAG) qualification. We would like the candidate to be able to demonstrate experience of providing careers IAG to meet the needs of individuals, especially aged 18-24 years old.
To be successful in this role, you'll need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. We also require the candidate to demonstrating high levels of organisation and can effectively use IT programmes and systems to support the required administration associated to the role.
*Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview before the closing date*. Shortlisting will be taking place on the 15 th March 2021 and we would like to hold interviews on the 15 th March 2021.
About London South East Colleges
London South East Colleges is a successful and innovative College operating with sites across Bromley, Bexley, Orpington and Greenwich. With nearly 14,000 students and 1,000 members of staff, the College is a major employer in the area and makes a significant impact on the lives and future prospects of its learners who travel from across London to study with us. The College is also the sponsor of London South East Academies Trust, a growing Multi Academy which is rapidly developing a track record of academic and financial success. With a combined turnover of circa £65m and the ambitious growth plans of the group, there has never been a better time to join this exciting organisation.
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As the College supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, most staff will be subject to an 'Enhanced' DBS (formerly CRB) check.
(Previous applicants need not apply - if applicable)