View Vacancy -- Apprenticeship - Detached Youth Outreach Workers
We are looking for passionate and creative Detached Youth Outreach Apprentices who have positive relationships with local young people. The Detached Youth Outreach Apprentices will be providing opportunities for young people to be safe, to discover their talent and fulfil their potential.
As an Apprentice you will be working towards a Level 2 Youth Work qualification (Certificate in Youth Work Practice) to support your experience with a formal qualification. You will be supported with furthering your understanding of Safeguarding and Health and Safety responsibilities in relation to delivering interventions outreach locally, in centre settings and off site. If you don’t have a Level 2 qualification i.e. Maths and English you will be required to undertake a functional skills or qualification during your apprenticeship.
About the role
Haringey Council has been successful in their application to the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) Young Londoner Fund resulting in £1.5m to deliver the ‘Haringey Community Gold: Committed to supporting disaffected youth in Haringey’ programme over 3 years.
Haringey Community Gold is looking to recruit three Detached Youth Outreach Apprentices providing an opportunity for local young people to support young people’s engagement and participation in the design, development, delivery, implementation and evaluation of the programme to tackle violence, crime and ASB. The apprentice will work closely with the Detached Outreach Workers to engage and support disenfranchised young people (10-21 years) at risk of becoming involved in violence, gang activity, or, offending. The role will involve managing initiatives and events to build relationships with communities and raise the profile of the programme. The post holder will also work with a variety of stakeholders to build community relations. This position is temporary for 12 months or upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.
You will need to:
· Be a motivated, innovative and an inspired self-starter with the ability to manage a diverse workload.
· Have excellent time-keeping skills and presentable and professional at all times
· Be I.T literate and have good written and verbal communication skills
· Be Flexible and able to contribute to a team approach where you will be required to build good relationships not only within your team, but also across all areas of the organisation and the community.
You will be required to attend job training in Youth Work, level 2 which will be held at your work location.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.
Closing date: 20 October 2019
Please note you must:
- Be a resident of the London Borough of Haringey or attended a school / further education institution within Haringey.
- Be aged 16 and over (applications are strongly encouraged from 16- 24 year olds).
If shortlisted you may be required to attend an assessment day with the training provider, to assess your eligibility, prior to being invited to interview.
If you want to find out more about the role, then why not attend our open event where you will hear more about the Council and the role and our recruitment team will be on hand with loads of useful hints and tips on completing your application.
When: Friday 11th October 2019 at 1pm
Where: Haringey Council, River Park House, The Podium, 225 High Road, Wood Green N22 8HQ.
This opportunity is closed to applications.