£32,418- £34,209 per annum
Children and young people are at the heart of our diverse Newham community. They are our greatest asset. Every child and young adult in Newham should look forward to a positive future and have confidence that adults will support them as they learn, express themselves and develop the passions, skills and relationships that make them unique and build the steps to get the best out of their lives.
It is intended that the Youth Empowerment Fund is unique from other funding streams or grants whereby young people are invited to apply directly on their own behalf to secure assistance across a broad range of initiatives or opportunities and in doing so, foster a growing sense of agency, as they begin to think about and shape their own future.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is operating within a diverse borough with the highest demographic of young people aged under 25 years old in London.
We are looking to recruit a passionate and dynamic person to join our expanding service with a real drive and determination to ensure that young people have access to great opportunities which afford them better outcomes.
You will need to be passionate about improving life chances for Newham’s young people and set high standards for yourself and others.
You will be a dynamic individual who is able to effectively support the Youth Empowerment Fund, have extensive experience of working in an administrative environment, with a keen eye for detail.
Have an in depth understanding of contemporary multiple challenges young people face; and be able to deliver a high quality service which produces tangible outcomes for the young people we work with and support.
ABOUT THE JOB
Your principle role will:
· The Post Holder will support the Youth Empowerment Fund Board in implementing, embedding and maintaining the governance and evaluation activities for the Youth Empowerment Fund, liaising with Board Members and Officers from across the Brighter Futures Directorate to ensure the Fund meets its objectives.
· Work closely with the Youth Empowerment Fund Board and Youth Empowerment Service Officers, acting as a day-to-day contact point.
· Co-ordinate and compile reporting of the funding allocated.
· Support the Youth Empowerment Fund Board with general co-ordination of programme activities, events and meetings.
If you believe you have the passion, skills and knowledge to contribute to our innovative programme, we would be interested in receiving your application.
Closing Date 24th December 2020
Please view Programme Co-ordinator Job Description
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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