Job Description

Company & Role Overview

We are currently recruiting for a full-time, permanent Youth Development Worker in schools located in East London. The role will require the successful candidate to work with students who have a range of mental health problems. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a school with challenging pupils.

Main Responsibilities

  • Advise troubled students and help them make safe choices.
  • Ensure all students continue in education and have a better attendance, behaviour and achievement.
  • Organise workshops and events to connect with students to build rapport.
  • Maintain positive relationships with all students, guardians, other schools and the wider estate communities the company collaborate with.
  • All documentation is collected, and evidence is gathered on time whilst aligning with our funder’s conditions.
  • Encouraging schools the company work with to buy additional services from the company.

Important Requirements (Essential)

  • Two years employment with difficult and mentally challenged students
  • Experience with safeguarding concerns
  • Experience in youth work
  • Level 3 qualification in youth work or equivalent
  • Level 2 English & Maths
  • Excellent verbal and written English

Requirement (Desired)

  • Experience with using Microsoft Office
  • Past experience with holding events for young people
  • Degree in Youth Work or equivalent

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