Salary £21,500 - £24,000 FTE per annum
37 hours per week
26 days annual holiday + Bank Holidays + additional discretionary leave
Employee Assistance Programme
Training & Personal Development Opportunities
Flexible Working Options
JOIN OUR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE TEAM AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE LIVES OF PEOPLE IN YOUR LOCAL AREA
ONSIDE is an independent charity promoting the rights and interests of people facing disadvantage. No matter who you are or where you’re from, ONSIDE believes that everyone is entitled to fair, equal treatment and opportunity. We are all about people; supporting and empowering them to make informed decisions and to live the very best life possible. It’s an ambitious goal, and the rewards can be lifechanging for those concerned. Our skilled staff and volunteers make a real difference to the lives of over 8,500 people a year across Worcestershire and Herefordshire.
Our Wellbeing & Emotional Support Practitioner will be part of a team of professionals improving the wellbeing and emotional resilience of adolescents and young people in further education, within colleges across Worcester.
This role will involve working with young people within colleges to support their emotional needs and improve their wellbeing. You will work on a one-to-one basis with students to provide a diverse and broad range of practical and emotional support options to help them tackle issues such as bullying, school transition, family conflict, harmful behavior, and self-harm, navigating relationships, anxiety, low level mental ill health, caring responsibilities, and exam stress.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with experience of working with children and young people ideally in a behavioural change or support role context to help us develop and deliver an exciting new project.
You will have a proven ability to identify and understand individual needs and the skills required to inspire change, build rapport and be creative in your approach. Along with ability to equip students with tools and techniques to manage low level mental ill health, improve their confidence and create a personalised plan to address issues that are impacting negatively on their lives.
As well as, have a passion for ensuring children and young people have access to the support and interventions needed to improve their lives and ensure that their best interests are at the heart of everything you do
The role of Wellbeing & Emotional Support Practitioner is a real career opportunity to support the children & young people in our communities!
Someone like you?
If you believe we should embrace difference and champion diversity.
If you are creative in your approach, can think around problems and find new ways to solve them
If you’re looking for a job that you can be proud of, and passionate about.
Please get in touch with us.
These values run through our entire organisation. ONSIDE is a creative, collaborative community where people feel free to share new ideas or ask for support. If something’s not right, we don’t just change it. We change ourselves too.
Closing date for applications: Monday 28thNovember 2022
Interviews will take place : 30thNovember & 1st December 2022
Want to apply, need more details about the role or about us?
We’re also happy to have a short informal chat so you can discover if this is the right role for you get in touch with Faye Williams.
Onside is committed to ensuring that children, young people and adults at risk of harm or abuse who come into contact with Onside. Staff and volunteers are treated with respect and are free from all forms of abuse or mistreatment and we are committed to ensuring that all staff and volunteers are aware of their responsibilities in relation to safeguarding.
Please see our website for the full safeguarding statement and policy.
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: £21,500.00-£24,000.00 per year