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 Youth Worker – Employment

We require a youth worker who has a solid track record of supporting young people into employment and/or training. With the ability to work independently, in an organised manner, and is passionate about supporting vulnerable young people.

 

Responsible to: Senior Youth Worker

Salary: £24,500 (pro rata) per annum

 

Location: Ignite offices and other local venues

Hours: 24 hours per week.

This may include some evenings.

Contract: 2 years (extension subject to funding)

 

The Role: To engage with Ignite’s target group of young people, offering bespoke, holistic support to address a range of complex needs and increase their employability skills, establishing pathways for them into education/training/employment.

 The Organisation

Ignite has an excellent reputation for transformational youth work with at-risk, marginalised and disadvantaged young people living in the borough of Harrow.

Established in 2001, our mission is to engage, empower and transform young people by creating positive communities of change based around their interests and needs.

Ignite is a Christian charity, working equally with young people of all faiths and none. It is faith based but not faith biased.

Our employment project supports at-risk young people improve their chances of finding employment by developing their employability skills and accessing alternative opportunities e.g., government apprenticeships/traineeships. 

We are eager to encourage entrepreneurship amongst our cohort, so expertise in this area will prove beneficial.

Benefits

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance and staff pension scheme.

If you like the sound of working for ignite and are interested to find out more, please email  office@igniteyouth.org.uk for a full job description. The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th June 2022.