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Breakthrough Programme Manager of Youth Development 21 Hours per week (Maternity cover) - Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

JOB BACKGROUND:

The post holder will oversee the effective delivery of the ‘Breakthrough Programme’ and act as a conduit for youth development in North Belfast building upon existing relationships through Neighbourhood Renewal, Children and Young People’s Locality Planning and Community Empowerment Partnerships.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To draw up and implement a programme of development opportunities for young people from North Belfast, Shankill and Newtownabbey that builds on the resources and capacities within communities and that reflects the interests of participants.

“A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).”

Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

Candidate Information Pack 

Youth Outreach Mentors – Community Based (Breakthrough Programme) - Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

JOB BACKGROUND:

 The post will involve the delivery of the Breakthrough Community Programme across Shankill, North Belfast and Newtownabbey and each post holder will be based in one of six partner organisations.   The role of a Youth Outreach Mentor will require a highly experienced, committed and innovative youth worker who brings creativity, energy and strong youth engagement skills to supporting young people’s development. The role requires considerable experience in working with hard to reach young people aged 14 – 24 years who may have disengaged with youth work provision. These young people can present complex issues and behaviours which may include anti-social behaviour, substance misuse, offending and significant risk taking. Experience of street based work and community engagement is essential.

“A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).”

Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

Candidate Information Pack 

AS-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2017.docx

Youth Outreach Mentors – Detached & Centre Based (Breakthrough Programme) - Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

JOB BACKGROUND:

The post will involve the delivery of the Breakthrough Detached and Centre-based Programme across Shankill, North Belfast and Newtownabbey and each post holder will be based in one of six partner organisations.   The role of a Youth Outreach Mentor will require a highly experienced, committed and innovative youth worker who brings creativity, energy and strong youth engagement skills to supporting young people’s development. The role requires considerable experience in working with hard to reach young people aged 14 – 24 years who may have disengaged with youth work provision. These young people can present complex issues and behaviours which may include anti-social behaviour, substance misuse, offending and significant risk taking. Experience of street based work and community engagement is essential.

“A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).”

Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

Candidate Information Pack 

AS-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2017.docx

Youth Outreach Mentors – Schools Based (Breakthrough Programme) - Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

JOB BACKGROUND:

The post will involve the delivery of the Breakthrough Schools Programme in two North Belfast Post-Primary School. The role of a Youth Outreach Mentor will require a highly experienced, committed and innovative youth worker who brings creativity, energy and strong youth engagement skills to supporting young people’s development. The role requires considerable experience in working with hard to reach young people aged 14 – 18 years who be involved in low level risk taking behaviour, at risk of becoming involved in anti-social behaviour, currently on a reduced time-table or at risk of being out on a reduced time table, at risk leaving school with little or no qualifications due to complex barriers. These young people can present complex issues and behaviours which may include substance misuse, offending and significant risk taking. Experience of street based work and community engagement is essential.

“A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).”

Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

Candidate Information Pack 

Assistant Youth Outreach Mentors (Breakthrough Programme) - Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

JOB BACKGROUND:

 The post will involve supporting programme delivery across Shankill, North Belfast and Newtownabbey.   The role of an Assistant Youth Outreach Mentor will require a highly experienced, committed and innovative youth worker who brings creativity, energy and strong youth engagement skills to supporting young people’s development. The role requires considerable experience in working with hard to reach young people aged 14 – 24 years who may have disengaged with youth work provision. These young people can present complex issues and behaviours which may include anti-social behaviour, substance misuse, offending and significant risk taking. Experience of street based work and community engagement is essential.

“A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).”

Closing date Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon

Candidate Information Pack 

CORE Mentor - Closing date is 30th November 2017 at 12 noon.

JOB BACKGROUND:

 This post is part of the Ashton Centre’s Core Project which will work with young people not in employment, education or training.  The Mentor will be responsible for recruiting young people, carrying out an initial assessment and developing an action plan for each client.  They will then have an ongoing mentoring relationship with the client to signpost them into to training and help them gain employment.  Although the job is client centred each mentor will also have a set of targets which must be reached.

Candidate Information Pack 

AS-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2017.docx

CORE Quality Assurance Officer - Closing date is 30th November 2017 at 12 noon.

JOB BACKGROUND:

 This post is part of the Ashton Centre’s Core Project which will work with young people not in employment, education or training.

The post holder will take lead responsibility for the development and implementation of the CORE quality assurance systems, employing a variety of measures to place quality at the heart of delivery.

The post holder will be responsible for the development of the CORE Project quality assurance systems, employing a variety of measures to place quality at the heart of delivery. This includes advising and providing training, tools and techniques to enable partner organisations to achieve quality. The Quality Officer will have direct responsibility to manage, review and report on the quality of the provision, identifying good practice and issues to be addressed.

Candidate Information Pack 

AS-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2017.docx

Apprenticeship NI: Employer & Student Support Officer - Closing date is 30th November 2017 at 12 noon.

JOB PURPOSE

To establish and develop ACT products, services and long term sustainable relationships with local employers, stakeholders and clients. To ensure activities generate skills development opportunities for employers and clients, support job progression and facilitate the attainment of vocational qualifications.

To recruit for and manage the trainee journey, planning and executing interventions and supporting the move of trainees. To achieve individual and team targets related to employer and trainee engagement, delivery and achievements of qualifications identified in the Apprenticeship training programme and job entry. To deliver excellent customer service and comply with internal processes to ensure minimum contractual standards of service are met.

To develop and maintain links with Apprenticeship learners to ensure they remain on programme and achieve their apprenticeship framework.

Candidate Information Pack 

AS-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2017.docx

Arts Programme & Operations Manager (Maternity Cover) - Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 1st December 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To manage the development and delivery of arts-based activities for children and young people in the Greater New Lodge and North Belfast area with specific responsibility for the coordination of New Lodge Arts Academy.
  2. To manage multiple funding streams including Arts Council, Belfast City Council and a range of trusts & foundations.
  3. To generate additional opportunities for children and young people to access a wide range of high quality arts experiences as audience.
  4. To locate the arts at the centre of youth development in the Greater New Lodge and North Belfast area.
  5. To create and build upon existing relationships with local community partners and arts providers.
  6. To draw up and implement a programme of arts activities for children and young people in the Greater New Lodge and North Belfast area that builds on the resources and capacities within communities and that reflects the interests of participants.
  7. To actively market the work of New Lodge Arts to as wide an audience as possible, locally and further afield.
  8. To line manage project staff, including salaried staff, freelance coordinators, artists, youth workers and other facilitators.
  9. To implement and manage evaluation systems across the organisation
  10. To manage the smooth running of New Lodge Arts, including financial monitoring according to best practice, liaising with and reporting to funders.
  11. To act a Designated Child Protection Officer for New Lodge Arts and deal with any issues in accordance with policies and procedures.

Candidate Information Pack 

AS-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2017.docx

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