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Young People Partnership & Engagement Officer

Location: Doncaster Salary: 15.00 - 20.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3056284
My client is looking for people who are passionate about the provision of quality services to young people and the development of these and engagement with key providers.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract and is a full time role, Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00 but some flexibility for weekends and evenings is required.

My client is looking for you if you have:

- an Extensive Youth Work background or significant experience working with young people
-  Previous work with youth councils is preferred
- a Degree in a relevant discipline would be beneficial but not essential e.g. Youth Work, Social Work, Youth and Community studies
- Experience of advocacy for young people and provide a strategic vision to empower young people and their Voice
- a full driving licence, are a Car driver with business insurance

The role will involve:

- Ensuring the provision of high quality of services to young people within the borough
- Developing innovative ways to communicate with young people and communicating their wishes and feelings on services
- Present the results of co-production and participation activities to the relevant parties and monitor how the results inform strategic decision making, service development and new initiatives across the service.
- Produce reports as and when requested for relevant groups e.g. the Local Authority cabinet, directors, central Government
- Identify training needs and develop training to meet this within the Authority, with Partner Agencies etc to demonstrate best practice across the workforce
- To work collaboratively with the third sector and other partner agencies in the development of outcome focused services for children and families.
- Youth Council work / Youth Parliament experience is desired

This is an exciting and rewarding role for someone who relishes a challenge and wants a strategic role where they can be part of shaping the future of services available to young people.

Please apply with an upto date CV.  You will need to provide Professional references covering the past 5 years as a minimum which must include your current or most recent employer.  You will require an Enhanced DBS certificate and provide evidence of your Entitlement to Work

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