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Youth Mentor (Employment and Skills)

£17,036 - £20,249 pro rata. 36.25 hours per week

Based in Blackpool

Invest in Youth is one of the Building Better Opportunities projects in Lancashire.  It supports young people aged 15-24 who are unemployed or economically inactive (including those not in educations, employment or training (NEET) or at risk of becoming NEET) to improve their skills and employability. 

This post is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme for Lancashire. 

The Mentor’s primary purpose will be to:

  • re-engage young people into education, employment or training by providing an intensive one to one support. 
  • recruit and manage a caseload of individuals who are unemployed or economically inactive. 

We are looking for candidates who are understanding, respectful and able to relate to young people, yet have the ability to challenge and set boundaries in a clear and non-judgemental way. 

The position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Full details of the post and an application pack are available by emailing Catherine.birch@groundwork.org.uk 

Alternatively you can download the Job description and person specification and then complete and return a Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form via post to Groundwork CLM, 74-80 Hallgate, Wigan, WN1 1HP or via email to catherine.birch@groundwork.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 16th November 2018.

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