Mentoring Support Officer - Youth Offending

30 Jun 2017
25 Jul 2017
Contract Type
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Mentoring Support Officer

Metro YOT - Pre 16

Job Reference: MSO1230 for 21 hours - MSO1231 for 35 hours - Please ensure you put correct reference number on your application form.

Base: East Birmingham Youth Offending Team & Central Birmingham Youth Offending Team

Salary Range: GBP19,482 - GBP21,147 plus Benefits (pro rata for part time post)

Starting salary: GBP19,482 (pro rata for part time post)

Hours: 35 Hours per week, Full-time - Central YOT (maternity cover)

21 Hours per week - Part-time - East YOT

Project/contract funding end date: March 2018

Sova recruit people from all walks of life, people who have a desire to make a real difference, above all else. We work to create an environment that embraces diversity and reflects the people and communities we support.

Birmingham City Council's Youth Offending Service (YOS) is committed to providing support to those young people who are of school age and are at risk of offending, have offended and who may have been excluded or at risk of exclusion from education. Sova works closely with the YOS Case Managers to support young people back into education and to increase their attendance by providing an ETE Engagement & Mentoring Service for statutory school age young people.

Applicants will have experience of working with vulnerable young people, delivering successful EET projects, meeting targets and supporting effective participation strategies.

Closing Date: Midday Monday 24 July 2017

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 3 August 2017