The Waypoint Project is a new Youthlife programme for children and young people aged 5-18 years who have experienced bereavement, divorce, separation or loss. The project is supported by BBC Children In Need. Youthlife is seeking a Project Co-ordinator to:
- enable and empower a diverse range of young people to effectively contribute to and shape the Waypoint Project, so that it is always directly informed by the lived experiences of children and young people and has maximum impact and reach.
- this will include recruiting and supporting a diverse group of Peer Mentors who will take part in service delivery, promote the project and contribute to training other young people in the community as Peer Mentors
- develop our existing partnerships with statutory agencies and voluntary/ community sector providers to help ensure that children and young people affected by bereavement and loss get the right support from the right person at the right time.
- Applicants will be qualified to degree level in Youth Work, Social Work, Counselling/Psychotherapy or Teaching and will have three years paid employment in the past five years in one or more of those professions
- The post is funded for three years and is 20 hours per week. The salary is NJC Scale SO1, £26,822, £14,498 pro rata.
The closing date is Friday 21st July 2017 at 4.00pm. All applicants must use the Youthlife Application form and CVs will not be accepted. Youthlife values diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.