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Apprentice Youth Worker

Salus Group
Your role will consist of working as a Youth Worker for Salus within a District. The role will involve implementing our range of centre and street-based youth services working with and supporting young people whilst they engage in positive activities. It will include planning, designing and delivering activities. Keeping records and monitoring work will also be required.

Salus Group - Employer

Salus has been delivering high impact, high quality services for children, young people, families, schools, communities and other practitioners for over 20 years. Through delivery of a huge range of innovative and evidence based services we are able to support the improvement of social skills, educational achievement, emotional health and well-being and long term outcomes for children, young people and their families. We are experts in this area and aim to provide innovative solutions with the ability to respond quickly and flexibly. We focus on quality in all aspects of our business and will challenge our own and others assumptions of practice and behaviour.



12 - 15 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 136.90
Business & Administration
Salus Group

Detailed Job Description

Salus is a social enterprise established to deliver the services previously undertaken by Kent Safe Schools. We have been commissioned to deliver Youth Services across the county.


• To engage with young people attending the activities and build up positive relationships in order to create a fun and safe environment where young people can socialise and learn through informal education.

• To be aware of local support agencies for young people and to make referrals and signpost them when relevant.

• Develop, plan, organise and run activities.

• Ensure all Health & Safety policies and procedures are enforced and followed.

• Support young people to gain new skills and increase their confidence and self-esteem

• Ensure all monitoring paper work is completed including consent forms, registers and other monitoring requirements.

• To attend mandatory training which includes but is not limited to; First Aid and Child Protection training.

• To attend and contribute to regular planning, debriefing and review meetings.

• Any other duties which may reasonably be required by the Project Salus Management Team.

This job description is provided to assist the post holder to know their principal duties. It may be amended from time to time in consultation with you without change to the level of responsibility appropriate to the grading of the post.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE, or equivalents, with A*-C Grade or Grades 9-4 are preferred.

Skills required

  • Good telephone manner
  • Professional Appearance
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work as a team member

Personal Qualities

  • Good time management
  • Outgoing
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good work ethic

Future prospects

Progression to Level 3 Business Admin and permanent role of employment for the right candidate.

Additional Information

Training provided

To complete the Apprenticeship, you will work towards 4 mandatory units and choose additional optional units. These will be selected by you and your employer to ensure the units are relevant to the job you are undertaking.

You will achieve qualifications in Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration and Functional Skills up to Level 2 in Maths, English and ICT. An Employment Rights & Responsibilities workbook will be completed as well as developing Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Working hours are Monday - Friday and will include evening and weekend work.

Catch 22 - Learning Provider

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For more information about this vacancy please contact Catch 22 on 02392222770 or email: (Ref ID:91385)
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