Key Worker #Focus5

Location: Exeter, East and Mid Devon
Full Time
Fixed term to 30th June 2023

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 unemployed or economically inactive young people aged 15-18 years who would benefit from additional support to enable them to move towards education, employment or training. #Focus5 provides unique, flexible one-to-one support that is built around the individual.

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 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 driving licence and access to a car.

The salary will be up to £25,875 per annum depending on your qualifications and experience. The post is fully funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

The Job description outlines the criteria for the role, your application form or covering letter with your CV should state how you meet the criteria.

An application form is available to download from our website
Alternatively, please e-mail with your CV and covering letter.
Details may be made available in alternative formats upon request.

Vacancy reference: 1120
Closing date: 25th October
Interview date:
4th November

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Through its work CSW Group actively safeguard and promote the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and all employees and volunteers and others working on behalf of the company are required to share this commitment. Successful individuals will be required to undergo full vetting checks including an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.