Overall Purpose of the role

 

To develop and deliver Brook’s Education and Wellbeing work with young people in a variety of settings, ensuring effective delivery against commissioned contracts as well as programmes that generate additional income for Brook. Higher graded roles will facilitate training for adults, parents and carers and may be required to liaise with Social Care and Police, work within multi agency teams and coordinate Safeguarding concerns and referrals. 

Experience

 

   Demonstrable experience of working with groups of vulnerable young people

 Experience of the issues affecting young people, particularly vulnerable or excluded groups

 

Skills and Abilities 

 Excellent communication skills, especially with young people and excluded groups

 Ability to network and build sustainable working partnerships with other agencies and key stakeholders

 Ability to organise own workload and work without direct supervision

 

Knowledge

Understands the importance of maintaining Brook’s confidentiality policy for young people and the legal provisions in the Data Protection Act Has knowledge of social and situational factors influencing young people’s sexual health and wellbeing

 Knowledge and understanding of the law, guidance and safeguarding issues relating to advice and treatment offered to under-16s

 Understands the principles of equality and diversity

 

Education and training

Educated to GCSE level (minimum 5 passes) or equivalent Has a ‘train the trainer’ qualification with evidence of experience in face-to-face professional delivery

 

Other requirements

 Committed to working in an anti-oppressive way and striving to create equal opportunities for young people

 Maintains strict confidentiality concerning all Brook matters Ability to be flexible in terms of working hours, including occasional evening and weekend working

 Holds a current driving licence and has use of own vehicle (work related mileage will be paid if authorised)


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  • London Borough of Hounslow
  • Department for Work & Pensions
  • Learn Hounslow
  • NHS
  • Shawtrust
  • West London Alliance