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Youth Justice Apprentice Participation Worker

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

Role Responsibility

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 Team within Early Help and Preventative Services.

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

As the apprentice youth justice participation 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 a young person 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 £170.50 per week, with the opportunity to increase based on performance.

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.

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

Contact Details

For further information on this role please contact Ellie Powling at ellie.powling@kent.gov.uk or on 03000 418588

About the Company

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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