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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Youth Engagement Specialist


Job Description:

Youth Engagement Specialist
Oldham & Rochdale
Full-time or Part-time, Temporary (until end March 2025 - potential to extend)
We are recruiting for inspirational Youth Engagement Specialists who will work with young people across Oldham and Rochdale to overcome personal and educational challenges. You will work to get them to re-engage with/into education, employment, and training (EET) and you work to ensure that their employment/course sustains.

You will identify young people by engaging with schools, colleges, training providers, youth centres, statutory services etc. to offer support to young people helping them to gain skills, breakdown barriers to learning/work and to holistically support their aspirations whilst identifying new learning/work opportunities for them.

You will have previous experience engaging with young people aged 15-19 and up to 24 if they have SEND needs or healthcare plans.  You will be passionate in supporting young people and be skilled in managing the complex challenges and barriers they present with. You will be able build rapport quickly whilst managing a caseload and reporting on interventions whilst creating SMART targets at each customer meeting.

Due to the nature of this role, you will need to be a vehicle driver with access to your own vehicle and you will be required to complete an online Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please submit your CV.

This vacancy is being handled by Aspire Recruitment. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. Should you apply for this role, we will process your data as detailed in our Privacy Policy and by applying for this opportunity I agree that Aspire Recruitment will keep me informed about potential employment opportunities regularly and that I can choose to opt out of receiving information at any time. 

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