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Children and Young People's Resilience Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
04/11/2019
Advert End Date:
18/11/2019 12:00
Salary:
£26,317 pa
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
Vacancy ID:
192986
Employment Location:
Youth Service, South Tyneside
Post Number:
CF11719
Closing date:
18 Nov
Further Information

Children and Young People’s Resilience Officer
(Youth Service, South Tyneside)
£26,317pa

Fixed term post until 31 Dec 2021 (with the possibility of an extension of up to 2029)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within South Tyneside Council for the post of a ‘Children and Young People’s Resilience Officer’.

You will be expected to make a significant difference to the lives of children and young people (aged 10-14) in South Tyneside so that they can compete favourably with their peers locally and nationally.

By being part of a 2-year Home Office funded youth-related crime reduction project, you will;

• deliver resilience interventions (using the Penn Resilience Programme) to children and young people

• support a progressive Outdoor Education programme of activities including residential experiences at Thurston Outdoor Education Centre

• facilitate social action projects

• work in collaboration with the Community Safety Partnership

You will be required to work evenings, weekends and school holidays including on a residential basis.

For an informal conversation regarding this role, please contact Alex D’Ambrosie on: (0191) 4240118.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 18 November 2019.