join-the-team-2017Working for A Way Out could be one of the most exciting, rewarding and fulfilling things you ever do, whether that is working at a Senior Management level or volunteering a couple of hours each week; you will be involved in working for one of the regions top voluntary organisations, receiving the highest quality training & support whilst making a real difference in peoples lives.

We are seeking to recruit to the following posts:

Youth Outreach Co-ordinator and Youth Outreach Worker (16 hrs pw, p/t)

We are seeking to employ two  enthusiastic individuals who have exceptional drive and passion for influencing positive impact upon the lives of young people for our Youth Service.

The Youth Outreach Co-ordinator will be responsible for the delivery and continued development of the Youth Engagement Service whilst co-ordinating a range of existing activities and a package of support with the help of a Youth Worker and team of volunteers.  The Youth Outreach Worker will support the Youth Outreach Co-ordinator in the delivery of the service

Each role is offered a one half of a full time job share and is an exciting and unique opportunity to shape and grow the service at the beginning of 3 years of newly secured funding.

For the last 10 years A Way Out’s well established Youth Engagement Service has worked with vulnerable young people in local areas of high deprivation who are at increased risk of dis-engaging from learning, and of becoming involved at an early age in anti-social behaviour, offending and alcohol misuse.

The Service delivers a highly innovative, relational, multi-component model to break the cycle of disadvantage, and tackle issues before they become entrenched.   The delivery embraces an asset based approach around a programme of positive and healthy lifestyle group activities, 1-1 intensive support sessions, a summer holiday programme of recreational and educational activities and trips, a social action project and focus group feedback sessions for children and young people aged 8-11. For young people aged 11-12 years, who are experiencing difficulty with transition from primary to secondary school, we are developing a new weekly positive activity and 1-1 support programme.

If you have the motivation, enthusiasm and skills to  engage with such young people please see below for full job description, person specification and application form.

Youth Outreach Co-ordinator:

YOC JD CIN 16 hrs

YOC PS V3 2018

Youth Outreach Worker:

Youth Outreach Worker JD V5 08-18

Youth Outreach Worker PS 08-18

Application form:

Application Form 2017-18

Applications closing date is 21.09.18

Shortlisting will take place week beginning 24.09.18

Interviews will take place week beginning TBA

This post is funded by BBC Children in Need.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Liberty Women’s Project Complex Needs Worker  37.5 hrs per week

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Project Worker to the role of Complex Needs Worker to support the delivery of the outreach and recovery program, meeting and building relationships with vulnerable women and holding a caseload of those women with complex needs, offering practical and emotional support to encourage and motivate change.

A Way Out’s women’s project, Liberty, is a well established outreach and a recovery program, aiming to engage women aged18+, with various needs. The projects prime focus is on tackling and addressing sexual exploitation/prostitution and the wide range of associated issues i.e. substance misuse, homelessness etc. It aims to provide clear pathways and improve access to key services such as sexual health for women involved in sex work both on and off street.

The project includes daytime, evening and late night outreach, low threshold drop-ins, group work and one to one support, intending to enhance the lifestyles of women, whilst widening their long-term aspirations.

It is an Occupational Requirement that applications for these posts are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, or the Equality Act 2010.  Enhanced DBS checks will be required.

For further information (Job Description, Person Spec and application form) please see below:

JD CNW 09-18

PS CNW 09-18

Application Form 2017-18

Closing date: 26.09.18

Interviews: w/b 01.10.18

This post is funded by Big Lottery

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All applications to be submitted by the respective closing date to anita.burke@awayout.co.uk

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