Building Bridges Support Worker at Community First

The following is a vacancy from Community First.

Devizes based
36.50 hours per week

Fixed term contract for until September 2019, £24,717 to £25,694 gross per annum depending on experience, plus 7% employer pension contribution

We are looking for an individual who is committed to supporting young people and making a difference to their lives. Youth Action Wiltshire is part of the £3.88M Building Bridges programme, jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

The role will be to support young people in Wiltshire referred into the Building Bridges programme who are NEET or in significant danger of becoming NEET aged 15 – 21 years and help them progress into education, training and employment.

You will be able to organise and manage a range of provision through the programme to inspire and engage participants, including accredited learning and weekend, and evening and residential development activities. You will provide practical one to one support, along with where appropriate working with parents and carers to encourage their involvement to support young people.

This role will be fully funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and will be solely employed on the programme delivery.

Further information regarding the Building Bridges programme can be found via our website at www.buildingbridgessw.org.uk

Closing date: Midday, 16th March 2018
Interviews: 22nd March 2018

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit http://www.communityfirst.org.uk/vacancies. Or for further information on this post please speak to Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire on 01380 729813

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.

The project has received up to £3.9M of funding from the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

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