Area Engagement/Mentoring Officer

Sandwell, West Midlands
£24,982 - £29,577 per annum
12 May 2021
25 May 2021
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Contract Type
Full time

This position is a Fixed Term Contract until 31 July 2023.

Sandwell Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are currently looking for two Area Engagement/Mentoring Officers to engage with Sandwell people aged 16-29 to access employment and training as part of the impact - ESF Youth Employment Initiative.

You will be required to mentor and support Sandwell people within their activities, training and/or workplace, ensuring commitment to their career pathway. You will also be required to monitor and report the progression of the Sandwell people in their own development and identify progression into employment post the impact programme. You will be based with Connexions Sandwell.

It is a requirement of this position to hold an Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) L3 or equivalent qualification e.g. careers guidance, social work, mentoring.

An Enhanced DBS with Children's Barring List Check is required for this role.

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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