Youth Leader

  • Location:

    Grays, Essex

  • Sector:

    Office Services

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  • Contact:

    Ernie Jagus

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Team Leaders required for a summer government led programme in Grays.

As a team mentor you will be supporting up to 15 participants providing the supervision, motivation and inspiration to help your team succeed and enjoy the experience. You will remain driven and solution focused in order to keep the participants energised and enthusiastic whiles on the programme. This includes ensuring that young people complete the required 30 hours of social action planning and delivery as part of the overall programme. .

The programme is made out of 3 phases with phase 1 and 2 being residential over night phases which require camping, and phase 3 being a local community phase.

You will be working alongside the Team Mentors in ensuring the well-being of all participants is prioritised and supported throughout the programme.

You will also be accountable for ensuring the completion of all administrative and compliance task while on programme within specified deadlines. This includes participant registrations, social action project reporting and monitoring young person attendance. As well as ensuring all safeguarding concerns are reported and escalated in a timely manner in line with the business expectations.

The programme is set up to last 3 weeks for each wave.

The ideal candidate will have some kind of experience in either of these sectors:

  • customer representative
  • retail
  • customer service
  • teaching
  • health care

You would also need to have right attitude for the role as well as great team building and team leading skills and some experience of basic administrative skills.

This would be an ideal role for university students as well as teachers and teaching assistants looking to earn extra money during summer holidays.

You must be able to pass an enhanced DBS check as well as provide 3 years worth of referencing.

Please note you must be available for an assessment centre on the 4th of May from 10am to 4pm which will be held in Grey

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