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Apprentice Participation Worker - Youth Justice

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A Kent County Council Apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience.

An opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to join the Youth Justice Service within Early Help and Preventative Services.

This is a great opportunity to gain a Level 3 qualification in Youth Support Work whilst working for a large, diverse, rapidly changing organisation.

As the apprentice youth justice participation/youth worker your role will be assisting in the support and development of children and young people, at risk of involvement with and/or subject to supervision by Kent Youth Justice service.

Working across Kent, with the Youth Justice Teams and other Early Help initiatives, this role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to use their skills and experiences to help other young people. This will include supporting young people in a group or one to one setting and capturing the voice of young people to help with service design and delivery.

We are looking for someone with the right attitude who is motivated and keen to learn quickly. If this sounds like you, then we would like to encourage you to apply.

Salary starts at £173.91 per week, with the opportunity to increase based on performance.

Financial support or just a simple bursary to help with travel, clothing and equipment may be available through the Kevin Lynes Apprenticeship Scheme, for those who might otherwise be unable to take up an apprenticeship opportunity.

For more information, please go to http://www.kent.gov.uk/jobs/starting-your-career/apprenticeships/advice-and-support-on-apprenticeships/kevin-lynes-apprenticeship-scheme

Interviews are currently scheduled for Monday 7th June.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post will be based in Infozone Youth Hub, Maidstone, but will cover the following areas; Maidstone, Tonbridge & Malling, Tunbridge wells, Swanley, Sevenoaks, Gravesham, Dartford and Swale.

Contact Details

Ellie Powling - 03000 418588 - ellie.powling@kent.gov.uk

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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