CSW Group are transition management specialists. We offer information, guidance and support to people and organisations as they move through different stages of their lives. We are a not-for-profit social enterprise; we reinvest any operating surpluses into new products and services, organisational development, and community based projects.

Location: Somerset – to cover Mendip area
Currently fixed term to 31st December 2019 (this post is likely to be extended subject to confirmation of additional funding)
Full time (part-time may be considered)

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, flexible and passionate Key Worker to join our team to support the company in delivering an exciting project called #Focus5 which is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. The project aims to support and engage socially excluded young people aged 15-18 years who are unemployed or economically inactive to move towards employment, education or training.

You will have:

  • the ability to motivate and engage young people
  • experience of supporting young people to achieve positive outcomes and make personal progress
  • the ability to work independently
  • experience of working in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • the ability to work well within a larger staff team to achieve the best results for young people
  • experience of working in partnership with other agencies
  • experience of making decisions under pressure
  • effective ICT and record keeping skills

It is therefore essential you have experience working in this type of role.  It is also desirable that you will have a

Level 4 Diploma in Careers Information and Advice or equivalent. Due to the rural nature of the area covered by the project it is also essential that you have a drivers licence and access to a car.

The salary will be up to £25,000 per annum depending on your qualifications and experience, and will be funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

Please e-mail recruitment@cswgroup.co.uk. Details will be made available in alternative formats upon request.

Vacancy reference: 1057
Closing date:  28th April 2019
Interviews: 9th May 2019