Recruiting: Peer Engagement Worker
Salary between £22,113 – £24,774 (full-time equivalent)
1 x 30 hours or 2 x 16 hours
To support wellbeing and work-life balance, Peer Power Youth currently operates a four-day week, and offers flexible working.
This is an exciting opportunity to play an important role in the development of a young and fast-growing youth charity that is rooted in the promotion of empathy.
Peer Engagement Workers will recruit, engage and support the emotional well-being of young people across London, supporting them to participate in Peer Power projects as well as facilitate Peer Power workshops and take part in events with young people and their support agencies (e.g. Youth Justice Services, Social Services, Youth Services, Pupil referral Units, Health Services).
We are looking for inspiring people, and it is important to us that you be a good role model, and can inspire, motivate and engage young people to get involved with our projects. It is vital that you are able to relate to our young people, share experiences, empathise, promote wellbeing and inspire hope. We welcome applications from people who have overcome adversity and difficult times in their life. Are you able to tell your story in a way that inspires, and our young people could relate to?
How to Apply
Please send CV, Equal Opportunities form and an informal letter (max 500 words) telling us about yourself and what you could bring to Peer Power in this role.
Peer Power believes that there are many ways of meeting the requirements for the position. Candidates may have acquired relevant knowledge or skills through life experience rather than work, if you believe this is the case, please try to demonstrate this in your CV or letter.
Please indicate in your application the date you are available to start, and if you would like to apply for full-time (30 hours) or Part-time (16 hours)
Applications should be returned for the attention of Lucy Hill firstname.lastname@example.org
by Tuesday 5th March 2019 8pm deadline
Please be available for potential Interview Date: Tuesday 12th March 2019
Please send any queries about the role to email@example.com
or call 0203 877 0880.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, including those with criminal records, regardless of any protected characteristics. We especially welcome applications from people who have overcome significant adversity in their lives and are now able to inspire others positively through their journey and progress
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We recognise our responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children and young people, and commit to recruitment practices which protects them. We require all employees and volunteers to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and pre-employment checks.
We are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants or consider those applications which are submitted after the deadline
We are proud to be a London Living Wage Employer with generous annual leave, training allowance and flexible working policies.
If you are interested in working with us, please contact us.