Vacancies

Thanks for taking an interest in working for us! We’re a close-knit bunch and work by the values of excellence, integrity, ownership, compassion and team. If that sounds like you, we’d love you to apply for one of our vacancies to join us in delivering our vision to impact individuals and influence systems.

By working with us, you will be offering solutions that are characterised by renewed hope, developed confidence and improved skills; our programmes release people to be agents of change in their communities.

PS: We don’t always wear orange t-shirts! We got together with the rest of the LifeLine family and put on a fantastic fun day for local families last year.

If you decide to apply, please return your completed applications to Carey Luke, unless otherwise specified.

Sessional Detached Youth Worker

Opens for applications: Tuesday 12th March 2019
Final deadline for applications: Friday 29th March 2019
Salary: £9.74 - £11.28 per hour (depending on experience)
Hours: 12 hours per week (including residential, evenings and weekends)

Description

The Sessional Detached Youth Worker will engage with young people on their estates that are at risk of becoming involved in Serious Youth Violence to through outreach work, mentoring, positive activities and holiday programmes. The staff member will also recruit adults in the community to be volunteer mentors.

The role will ensure that:

  1. The young people engage in the mentoring process and choose to make safe choices rather than risk being involved in serious youth violence.
  2. The young people remain in education and have an improved attendance, behaviour and achievement.
  3. A programme of activities is developed to engage young people.
  4. A positive reputation is developed with the young people and the community on the estates we work on.
  5. Young people move from being service beneficiaries to service deliverers.
  6. All paperwork is collated and evidence is collected on time and in line with our funders requirements.
  7. All activities reflect the standards and values of LifeLine.

The successful applicant will need:

  • Experience in managing safeguarding incidents
  • Experience in detached youth work
  • Experience in delivering positive activities/youth clubs
  • The ability to develop relationships within secondary schools with all staff
  • The ability to work well in a team and on own initiative
  • The ability to manage young people in a one-to-one and group setting
  • The ability to relate, empathise and support disaffected young people in order to encourage development
  • The ability to organise own workload, meet output targets and work under pressure and keep accurate on-going learner records and reviews
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A Basic understanding of office systems and operations
  • Willingness and the ability to be flexible
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant Government and local policies/initiatives and local services in relation to 11-19 provision

With preferred experience of:

  • Working with young people at risk or involved in serious youth violence
  • Working with at Risk / NEET young people in a full time paid capacity including:
    • information, advice and guidance
    • 1-2-1 mentoring
    • Workshops
  • Minimum Level 3 youth work qualification or equivalent with level 2 in English

Please note that applicants will be required to complete an application form for this role and completed application forms should be returned to careyluke@lifelineprojects.co.uk by 9am, 29th March 2019.

Interviews are currently planned to take place on 5th April 2019.

Youth Development Worker – Full Time

Opens for applications: Monday 11th March 2019
Final deadline for applications: Friday 29th March 2019
Salary: £22,000-25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week (including residential, evenings and weekends)
Location: Dagenham

Description

The Youth Development Worker will mentor and support young people in their schools and on their estates that are at risk of becoming involved in Serious Youth Violence through 1-2-1s, after school clubs, positive activities and holiday programmes. The staff member will also recruit adults in the community to be community mentors.

The role will ensure that:

  1. The young people engage in the mentoring process and choose to make safe choices rather than risk being involved in serious youth violence.
  2. The young people remain in education and have an improved attendance, behaviour and achievement.
  3. A programme of workshops, activities and residentials is developed to engage young people.
  4. A positive reputation is developed with the young people and the community on the estates we work on.
  5. Information, advice and guidance is provided to young people.
  6. The young people move from being service beneficiaries to service deliverers.
  7. All young people engaged continue in the programme and attend all the mentoring sessions.
  8. All paperwork is collated and evidence is collected on time and in line with our funders requirements.
  9. The schools we work with are willing to buy additional LifeLine services.
  10. All activities reflect the standards and values of LifeLine.

Staff will need to assist with the delivery of other programmes as and when needed

The successful applicant will need:

  • A minimum of two years’ working with at-risk/NEET young people in a full-time paid capacity including:
    • information, advice and guidance
    • 1-2-1 mentoring
    • workshops
  • Experience of managing safeguarding incidents
  • Previous experience within detached youth work
  • Experience in delivering positive activities/youth clubs
  • A minimum Level 3 youth work qualification or equivalent with level 2 in English
  • The ability to develop relationships within secondary schools with all staff
  • The ability to work well in a team and on own initiative
  • The ability to manage young people in a one-to-one and group setting
  • The ability to relate, empathise and support disaffected young people in order to encourage development
  • The ability to organise own workload, meet output targets and work under pressure and keep accurate on-going learner records and reviews
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A basic understanding of office systems and operations
  • Willingness and the ability to be flexible
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant Government and local policies/initiatives and local services in relation to 11-19 provision

Please note that applicants will be required to complete an application form for this role and completed application forms should be returned to careyluke@lifelineprojects.co.uk by 9am, 29th March 2019.

Interviews are currently planned to take place on 5th April 2019.

Youth Development Worker – Part Time

Opens for applications: Monday 11th March 2019
Final deadline for applications: Friday 29th March 2019
Salary: £11.28 - £12.82 per hour (depending on experience)
Hours: Between 14 and 23.5 hours per week (evenings, weekends and residentials
Location: Dagenham

Description

The Youth Development Worker will mentor and support young people in their schools and on their estates that are at risk of becoming involved in Serious Youth Violence through 1-2-1s, after school clubs, positive activities and holiday programmes. The staff member will also recruit adults in the community to be community mentors.

The role will ensure that:

  1. The young people engage in the mentoring process and choose to make safe choices rather than risk being involved in serious youth violence.
  2. The young people remain in education and have an improved attendance, behaviour and achievement.
  3. A programme of workshops, activities and residentials is developed to engage young people.
  4. A positive reputation is developed with the young people and the community on the estates we work on.
  5. Information, advice and guidance is provided to young people.
  6. The young people move from being service beneficiaries to service deliverers.
  7. All young people engaged continue in the programme and attend all the mentoring sessions.
  8. All paperwork is collated and evidence is collected on time and in line with our funders requirements.
  9. The schools we work with are willing to buy additional LifeLine services.
  10. 11. All activities reflect the standards and values of LifeLine.

Staff will need to assist with the delivery of other programmes as and when needed

The successful applicant will need:

  • Experience of working with at-risk/NEET young people in a full-time paid capacity
  • Experience of managing safeguarding incidents
  • Previous experience within detached youth work
  • Experience in delivering positive activities/youth clubs
  • A minimum Level 3 youth work qualification or equivalent; level 2 in English is preferred
  • The ability to develop relationships within secondary schools with all staff
  • The ability to work well in a team and on own initiative
  • The ability to manage young people in a one-to-one and group setting
  • The ability to relate, empathise and support disaffected young people in order to encourage development
  • The ability to organise own workload, meet output targets and work under pressure and keep accurate on-going learner records and reviews
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A Basic understanding of office systems and operations
  • Willingness and the ability to be flexible
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant Government and local policies/initiatives and local services in relation to 11-19 provision

Please note that applicants will be required to complete an application form for this role and completed application forms should be returned to careyluke@lifelineprojects.co.uk by 9am, 29th March 2019.

Interviews are currently planned to take place on 5th April 2019.