Job Reference: 60784
- Crook, County Durham
- £11.59 - £14 per hour
- Temporary / Full Time
Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Progression Mentor to work in Crook, Durham. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £11.59 (PAYE) or £14.00 (umbrella) per hour. The role involves working Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm.
The role of the Progression Mentor is to support Progression Co-ordinators and Progression Workers to engage with and provide support to young people, to enable them to progress into and remain in education, employment or training, as part of their successful transition into adult life. The Progression Mentor will work under the direction of Progression Co-ordinator and Progression Workers, providing flexible, responsive support to maximise the potential of young people.
- To assist Progression Co-ordinators and Progression Workers to engage with and support young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) or at risk of becoming NEET, including young people who require additional support e.g. defined vulnerable group.
To assist in the planning and delivery of creative approaches to engage with young people, including delivery of outreach activities in community based settings.
To assist in the recruitment of young people who are NEET to programmes / activities that will assist their progression into Education, Employment or Training.
To deliver specific activities to support young people’s participation in Education, Employment or Training, as directed by Progression Co-ordinators and Progression Workers. This includes groupwork (e.g. Work Related Learning activities, job preparation workshops covering topics such as CV building, job search, completing job applications), travel training and youth engagement activities.
To deliver positive mentoring support to identified groups of young people, as directed by Progression Co-ordinators and Progression Workers.
To provide practical support to enable young people to participate in activities that will assist their progression into Education, Employment or Training.
- Level 2 qualification in information, advice and guidance or youth work.
Experience: 2 years experience within a similar role.
Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS check and 2 x references.
Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.
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