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Progression Worker

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
27/06/2021 23:59
Grade 6, £21,748 - £24,491 per annum
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Employment Location:
You will be based in a locality within County Durham. However, you may be required to work at any Durham County Council location, according to the needs of the service.
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Closing date:
27 Jun

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Further information

Children and Young Peoples Service
Education and Skills
Progression and Skills

Post: Progression Worker - full time - temporary until 31/06/2022
Grade: Grade 6, £21,748 - £24,491 per annum

You will be based in a locality within County Durham. However, you may be required to work at any Durham County Council location, according to the needs of the service.

In a bid to support the Covid-19 Recovery efforts across County Durham we are delighted to announce a number of new positions available within the DurhamWorks team.

We are seeking to appoint a number of Progression Workers to engage with, and offer Information, Advice and Guidance to young people to enable them to progress into and remain in education, employment or training, as part of their successful transition into adult life.

We have opportunities available to work on the DurhamWorks Programme for Schools Team with young people aged 15/16yrs and with unemployed young people aged 16-24yrs on the DurhamWorks programme.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with young people and have a genuine passion and interest in supporting young people to make the career and life choices to help them succeed, whether this be with their transition from secondary school to post 16 destinations or removing barriers and helping to gain apprenticeships or employment.

A full list of duties and responsibilities can be found in the attached document.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in week commencing 5th July 2021.

Required qualifications: Level 2 qualification in Information Advice and Guidance, Youth Work or relevant subject, with a willingness to work towards a Level 3 qualification in Information, Advice and Guidance.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post, please contact Helen Evans on Tel: 07557849248 or via email to Helen.Evans@durham.gov.uk.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the North East Jobs Portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on Telephone: 03000 264086. Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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