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Youth Engagement Support Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Fixed Term: 1 year

The VSK Participation Team has a new vacancy for a full time Youth Engagement Support Officer within Virtual School Kent in Integrated Children’s Services.

The Participation Team has responsibilities to support and encourage meaningful participation and engagement of children and young people who are in care, young care leavers, or who come under other specified cohorts across Integrated Children’s Services.

This is an exciting role that will focus on encouraging and supporting adolescents and young adults to take part in the participatory opportunities that are available to them, supporting the work of the Participation Team ensuring that young people’s views are embedded in Service design and delivery.

It will also involve supporting the Participation Team’s Apprentices to ensure that they receive a high level of supervision and guidance to be successful in areas of their job role and apprenticeship qualification.

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

Contact Details

For Further information regarding this job role, please contact:

Andrea Wood - 03000 422544

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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