Job: 2 x Transformational Youth Coach Posts across the Fylde Coast

Rate of pay:Based on JNC Professional range point 13 –  £23,213 per annum

Hours:37 hrs per week

Length of contract:until Dec 2020

 URPotential provides research and consultancy, accredited training and volunteering opportunities to young people, adults, families and the community and targeted youthwork. We work with young people, families, communities and organisations developing capacity across the North West through training and accreditation. We are an accredited centre for a number of awarding bodies including: AQA, Open Wards, ABC as well as Mentoring and Befriending Foundation. We also have a number of social action and youth projects.

We have 2 vacancies to work within our very successful Youth Volunteer Programme across the Fylde Coast. The overall aims of the project are:

  • To recruit young people and children aged 10 – 25 to the programme, and support them to develop social, personal and life skills through volunteering opportunities
  • To support young people and children aged 10 – 25 with additional needs to improve self-confidence, self-esteem and raise their aspirationsand help them to access and participate in a wider range of opportunities

We are looking to recruit 2 highly motivated youth & community workers with experience in supporting vulnerable young people and meeting targets, with sound assessment skills to deliver this work. The post holder will be responsible for action plans with young people, to increase their skills sets and accredited outcomes,identify and address their barriers to employment and increase social interaction.

Pension: new employees will be enrolled onto URPotential’s company pension scheme where applicable.  Travel: Travelling expenses will be paid for all journeys required for work, excluding travel from home to base.   The current rates are 45p per mile for the first 10,000 miles per year and 25p per mile thereafter.  The nature of the post will require travel across the region.  A full driving licence, business insurance cover and use of a car is essential.

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 1stApril 2019 at 12 noon with interviews to be held Wednesday 10thApril 2019           

Job pack available at: [email protected]or telephone 01253 344398