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Skills and Qualifications Lead Tutor (Job Reference 17-31)

Skills and Qualifications Lead Tutor (Job Reference 17-31)

Salary - £21,581 pro rata per annum 1x Part-time (16 hours per week) based in Plymouth Fixed-Term Contract until 31/08/2018 (With the expectation of continuation post this date subject to renewal of funding). To recruit, lead, inspire and support groups of disadvantaged and hard to reach young people through accredited vocational programmes, delivering & assessing qualifications in Employability, Teamwork and Personal Development skills. Support Young People in their aspirations to gain functional skills qualifications in numeracy and literacy and supporting young people to progress into…

Could you change the life of a Young Person? Become a Host

Could you change the life of a Young Person? Become a Host

We are looking for hosts from all sections of the community with a wealth of life experiences, who can offer a home and give a young person an opportunity to develop and reach their full potential. Your life experience could be really valuable to a young person. Three of our housing projects, Plan B, Supported Lodgings and ExTRA Beds support young people by placing them in the home of a host family. Hosts open up their homes to young people in need by offering them a spare bedroom that becomes their own space to live in. Integrating into a new family and having a safe space is vital for…

Sessional Youth Support Workers (ref 17-02)

Sessional Youth Support Workers (ref 17-02)

Sessional Hours at Various Locations across Devon Salary - £9.88 per hour  Young Devon is looking to form a bank of Sessional Youth Support Workers. This bank could be called upon whenever a role or hours arise that involve supporting young people within the service areas of Young Devon. This could involve assisting with the delivery of services that enthuse, motivate and encourage young peoples’ personal and skills development. Roles could involve liaising with other agencies to ensure good working relationships to support young people. Working with the staff team to ensure that all engaged…

Sessional Housing Support Workers - North Devon (ref 17-01)

Sessional Housing Support Workers - North Devon  (ref 17-01)

Young Devon has two housing projects in the North Devon area. Both housing projects provide support to young people aged 16 -21. The role of the housing support worker is to enable a young person to improve their current situation, enable them to feel safe and to offer general support to the young people. Please note that this is a Sessional role – this means that your weekly hours are not guaranteed. You will be required to be flexible and the hours you work will be dependent on when shifts are available Click on the below links for more information about the projects and a full job…


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