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Youth Ambassadors (x 2)

OrganisationThe Benjamin Foundation
LocationWest Norfolk and Breckland area
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract typeFixed Term Contract to 31/10/2024
Hourly rate£11.90 per hour
Hours8 hours per month. To be worked flexibly
DBS checkAn enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant
Date posted30 April 2024
Closing date28 May 2024

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Are you aged 16-24 years and live in the Breckland or West Norfolk area.

About the service

We are thrilled to be looking for 2 more Youth Ambassadors to join our team of 15 for this new exiting project ‘Routes to Community Success’ by the National Youth Agency.

About the role

Through a youth-led approach, this project looks to improve the quality of local youth work services across Norfolk. This will be achieved by employing our youth ambassadors at various youth services across the Breckland and West Norfolk areas, to speak with young people and identify gaps in support. This aims to be a collaborative initiative, as we look to engage with other youth providers to collect meaningful data and information on the youth work landscape in Norfolk.

What we are looking for

  • Be aged 16-24 years and live in West Norfolk or the Breckland area.
  • A team player: Collaboration is at the heart of our work, so we are looking for someone who can thrive in a team-oriented environment. Your ability to listen, share ideas, and support your colleagues will be vital to achieving our goals.
  • A good communicator: Good communication skills are important for this role, we will help you developing these skills but the ability to communicate with a wide range of people with required for engaging with young people and collaborating with team members.
  • Experience or interest in Youth Work: Prior experience in youth work or a genuine interest in working with young people will be preferred.

 This role will support you to:

Effectively communicate and present ideas, views and opinions to others

Interact with young people in an inspiring and engaging way

Show and develop enthusiasm and commitment when supporting the young people who engage with this programme.

Work as a team to solve problems and come up with new ideas

Understand and promote equality, diversity and inclusion and how to embed these principles in the role of a Youth Ambassador.

What we will offer you

  • Enhanced Holiday
  • Generous Pension
  • 24/7 Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Enhanced Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • CPD Training

If you have a passion for providing high quality care and have the skills and experience, we are looking for we would love to hear from you.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. We are committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce and recruitment and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

The Benjamin Foundation embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. We are committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills, talent and abilities, by making adjustments throughout all elements of the recruitment process and in the workplace.

Right to work

All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport which will be verified to check your eligibility to work and live in the UK.

DBS

The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. An enhanced Disclosure and barring service (DBS) check will be required for successful applicants payable by the Charity.

Closure

We will consider the applications after the closure date of Monday 27th May 2024. If you do not hear from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Recruitment Agencies

We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge Recruitment Adverts.

How to apply

If you need to request reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process and/or need additional help completing the application form, please contact recruitment@benajminfoundation.co.uk

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply:

  1. By visiting: https://benjaminfoundation.co.uk/vacancies/ downloading and completing the attached application form.

OR

  1. Please complete the Application Form and send to: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

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