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Progression Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
20/11/2020
Advert End Date:
07/12/2020 23:59
Salary:
£21,748 - £24,491 Grade 6 (pro rata to hours worked)
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
202265
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.
Post Number:
CYPS/20/378A, V7124, 0111387

Job details 

Closing date:
7 Dec


Further information

Children and Young Peoples Services
Progression & Skills

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/20/378A

Post title: Progression Worker - full time – temporary until 31/07/2021.

This post is initially funded until July 2021 with the possibility of further extension dependant upon approval of funding,

Salary: £21,748 - £24,491 Grade 6 (pro rata to hours worked)

Job 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.

We are seeking to appoint a Progression Worker to engage with and provide support 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.

The successful candidate will be required :

• To utilise creative approaches in order to engage and maintain contact with harder to reach young people.
• To develop integrated working to ensure targeted groups of young people who are NEET are identified and supported to achieve improved outcomes and progression.
• To manage own caseload, using the Local Authority CCIS (Client Caseload Information System) and other case management systems as appropriate.
• To accurately maintain and update client records using the Local Authority CCIS, including all interventions, follow-ups and destinations, in order to contribute to accurate Management Information.
• To support young people in activities such as job search, CV sessions, job applications and applications to education and training providers.
(a full list of duties and responsibilities can be found in the attached documents)

Required qualifications: Level 3 qualification in Information, Advice and Guidance or Youth Work or a Level 2 qualification in either of the above or a 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 Karen Hudson on 07500 106669 or via e-mail at karen.hudson@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 21st December 2020. Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@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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