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Participation and Engagement Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
29/01/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/02/2018 12:00
Salary:
£24,964 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
23
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
171582
Employment Location:
Town Hall and Civic Offices, South Shields
Post Number:
CF00918

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Feb


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

PARTICIPATION AND ENGAGEMENT OFFICER – 23 HPW
(TOWN HALL AND CIVIC OFFICES, SOUTH SHIELDS)
£24,964 pa pro rata

At South Tyneside we want the voices of children and young people to inform what’s important to them. Our Participation and Engagement Team works to ensure that children and young people are engaged and listened to.
We are looking for a skilled professional who is committed to promoting the participation of children and young people, and is able to work creatively with children from a range of backgrounds to ensure their voices are heard.

You will be passionate about participation and enjoy the challenges of working in a range of settings as an effective champion of children’s rights and voices. You will have experience in participation work with children across a range of ages and backgrounds with a particular emphasis on children who are looked after and care leavers. You will also be able to demonstrate a good understanding of safeguarding, as well as an insight into the specific challenges experienced by children today.

There will be evening and occasional weekend work.

Interviews will be held week commencing 26 February 2018

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Mark Benson, Participation and Engagement Lead on (0191) 424 7757/07484 543937 or email mark.benson@southtyneside.gov.uk

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

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