Are you passionate about social equality, making a real difference, working hard to achieve your goals and being a part of a dynamic and exciting team?
We are seeking a Mentoring & Engagement Worker:
- Salary £22,964
- One-year fixed-term contract
- Deadline 9th May
- Interview – 20th May with presentation
- Great training & induction package, opportunity to shape the service and have influence in a groundbreaking social enterprise
You can read the Job Description and Person Specification right here.
Rebecca White is the CEO and Founder of Your Own Place CIC. As a qualified secondary school teacher with years of experience working with young people from all backgrounds as well as commissioners, politicians, business people and leaders, Rebecca exemplifies the successful combination of operational, strategic and business experience. What really drives Rebecca is social inequality. By the roll of a dice a person’s life chances are dramatically altered. Homelessness is just one manifestation of this and until people have equality of opportunity Rebecca will work tirelessly to champion disadvantaged people.
Rebecca volunteers as an Enterprise Adviser with East Coast College and HMP Warren Hill.
Introducing Jessica – Employment Project Coordinator
Jessica is our Employment Project Coordinator and started on 1st November 2018. She works restoratively to offer 1-2-1 personalised support to the young people we work with. Using the Journeys to Employment (JET) framework, she will devise bespoke support packages with the young person. She has previous experience of coordinating student wellbeing in further education to support vulnerable young people with accessing education and employment. She is excited to join the team to help prevent youth homelessness and work with young people to feel more confident at overcoming barriers into employment, education or training.
Introducing Jarrod – TILS+ Trainer
Jarrod joined us in July 2017. Jarrod delivers group and 1-2-1 TILS. He is a deeply passionate and empathic youth worker who brings energy and compassion to Your Own Place.
Introducing Simone – Mentoring Trainer
Simone is a Volunteer Mentoring Trainer and is excited to be part of a growing organisation which aims to prevent homelessness. She will be continuing her work to reduce the stigma faced by many marginalised groups. She has previously trained professionals in eating disorders, drugs, alcohol and homelessness. She has focussed on helping people with often very complex issues. “It will be great to play a part in preventing young people from falling down what can be a very slippery slope.” Previously, she was a high school teacher and has been training in First Aid for the last 4 years.