Jobs, Education and Training Worker

  • Job Reference: JET001
  • Date Posted: 5 May 2022
  • Recruiter: New Horizon Youth Centre
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £29,601 to £34,305
  • Role: Frontline jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a well-organised, dynamic and inspiring individual to join our team as a Jobs, Employment and Training (JET) Worker, supporting our mission to enable young people to use their strengths to live a life that is safe, full of health and opportunity, and in a home that they deserve.
The successful candidate will work within the Youth Work Team to deliver a high-quality JET service to a diverse range of young people with various complex needs, supporting them specifically to overcome barriers to education, employment and training. The role will also contribute to the smooth running of our day centre service to young people aged 16-24 who are facing homelessness or are unsafe.

We are looking for a candidate who is committed to supporting young people into paid work, volunteering, education or training opportunities. You will be experienced delivering motivating employment-related support to vulnerable groups and achieving a range of relevant outcomes. You will be able to build effective partnerships with related external stakeholders, demonstrate excellent communication skills, and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced day centre environment.

In this role, you will be providing practical support, advice and guidance to young people, as well as delivering 1-1 and group sessions, on topics such as CV skills, interviews, application process and the benefits system. You will take a strength-based approach in your work, building on young people's assets and skills and collaborating with wider teams at New Horizon such as Health, Housing and Outreach to achieve positive outcomes.

The role is based at our day centre in Camden will involve frequent homeworking.

 Please visit our website for more details on how to apply.