Engagement Worker Children - Bristol
Full Time Permanent (40 hours per week)
Learning Partnership West CIC is a Community Interest Company and has an annual turnover of £7 million. The company manages contracts with a wide range of organisations, employs some 150 staff across the 7 operational units to deliver a service to over 80,000 young people each year in education, training, employment and community based settings, and through the IAG networks.
We are currently looking for Engagement Workers to work with Children in various community locations in Bristol. The role will be based from our City Centre offices.
As an Engagement Worker you will be working children aged 8 - 13. Your role will be to encourage children to improve their confidence and self-esteem, to promote healthy lifestyles and to learn new skills and knowledge. You will do this by providing opportunities for play and positive activities, personalised support and mentoring and being part of a team providing targeted help to vulnerable children. The candidate will be professional, confident and able to work under their own initiative.
You will ideally have experience of working in a related role and have knowledge and understanding of the effect of social and economic disadvantage of children. An understanding of the needs of Bristol's diverse communities will also be desirable. Flexibility and willingness to vary your work schedule and work unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and holiday periods may also be required.
This role is ideal for individuals that can engage and communicate effectively with a diverse range of children, parents, managers and other professionals. A NVQ level 3 qualification or equivalent experience is desirable.
An enhanced CRB check is a requirement of this role.
As an Equal Opportunities employer Learning Partnership West welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
For further information or to request an application pack please visit our website
Deadline for all completed applications is Friday 14 February 2014.
Please note, that due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only respond to your application if you are shortlisted for an interview.
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