Housing Support Assistant and Engagement and Evaluation Assistant
We’re working in partnership with Charityworks, the UK-non-profit sector’s Kickstart gateway as part of a collaborative effort to power up our sector with exceptional talent and make a real impact on youth unemployment. We have 2 roles available in the following areas:
- Engagement & Evaluation Assistant
- Housing Support Assistant
Each role is open to anybody aged 16-24 in receipt of universal credit, and includes a supported 6-month development programme delivered by Charityworks. The programme will equip you with the connections, experiences, tools and insight needed to succeed at work, help you to build a peer community of fellows and give you the skills to transition well beyond the placement, and develop long term careers in the non-profit sector.
To apply please visit your local job centre and speak to your Work Coach, referencing the above job titles.
Senior Youth Worker
- Salary: £29,632 (pro rata)
- Location: Camden Town, Enfield, Islington (London)
- Period: Part-time (two days per week), fixed term for three years.
- Closing date: 9am on 13 September 2021
- Interview date: Week commencing 20 September 2021
About the role
Kinship Young Champions is our new ground-breaking three-year project that is being funded by BBC Children in Need. The project is based across six North London boroughs and aims to bring together a group of kinship care-experienced Young Champions, aged between 14 and 17 years old, to create and deliver campaigns to raise kinship care awareness and accelerate policy, practice, and legislative change.
We are looking for a creative and inspiring senior youth worker to join our organisation and lead this project. You will bring experience in developing and delivering youth work projects and a passion for engaging with vulnerable young people with a lived experienced of being in kinship care. You will also have experience of developing and delivering inspiring and successful youth participation projects, an understanding of the political landscape affecting children’s social care, and a track record of securing positive change.
With services right across England and Wales and with unparalleled reach and engagement with 9,000 kinship carers and their children in our community, we are committed to developing a role for kinship care-experienced young people in the development of policy and practice both locally and nationally.
Equality and Diversity
Kinship is committed to inclusivity and representing the diversity of the communities we serve. We therefore welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community. Applicants will be treated fairly throughout the recruitment process and we will ensure there is no unfair discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic origin, disability, gender, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation or any other relevant characteristic. We are actively seeking applications from black and minority ethnic applicants who are currently under-represented at management levels in the charity. Kinship encourage those with kinship care experience to consider applying for roles throughout the organisation.
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