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An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within The Reach Group/Reach Essex, supporting pupils as an experienced Mentor in need of additional support to reach their full potential.
REACH's underlying principles are fearless engagement with children, child centred decision makings and no limiting beliefs. If you feel that you have the same principles and want to be part of an organisation that steps into the gap and makes a difference
Reach Essex is currently looking to recruit an additional member of staff to work with a group of identified young people aged 11 - 17. The position is full time, (09:00am - 17.00pm) to start as soon as possible.
The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience in the areas of youth work, support work or with pupils with additional needs or presenting with difficult and challenging behaviours.
The incoming Youth Worker/Mentor can expect to support the students to develop skills and engage socially with others ensuring learning, pastoral and Behavioural Targets are met alongside their Educational Plan. The successful candidate requires confidence, patience, and skill to successfully work with these children and make a positive impact on their lives.
We are looking for motivated professionals who will strive to always meet each young person's individual needs.
We are looking for:
* Previous experience working with special needs in children
* Calm, positive personality, you would also need to familiar with company values and guiding principles which we adhere to at The Reach Group.
*You will also be required to demonstrate that you have the required skills and knowledge to meet the needs of students/children
To join us and be considered for this Youth Worker role in and you must:
* Have experience working with children aged 11-17
* Hold level 3 qualification or above
* Have the legal right to work in the UK
* Hold a full enhanced DBS on the update service or be prepared to undertake a new disclosure.
Holds a full UK driving licence with business insurance or prepared to have business insurance added.
Adhere to policies and regulations including those relating to employee conduct, equal opportunities, health and safety, safeguarding and child protection
Extensive training is provided to all staff, REACH are committed to professional development and will devise a bespoke CPD offer to enable individuals to reach their full potential.
All applicants must be available for all day for interviews the 22nd June
Information about the School
We believe in investing in people. As professionals in the helping profession, we believe and aspire to offer a better future to those children, young people and families we work with.
Success for us means unleashing the potential of each individual we engage with, so they can grow and develop each day, to be better versions of themselves.
Our values are grounded in our determination to be the change we want to see in the world, through passion, commitment and integrity.
We want to plant a seed of kindness and compassion in a generation that will produce resilience & hope and enable them to fulfill their own destinies.
Our success therefore will be measured in the lives we changed through REACH.