Youth Employability & Engagement Officer
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1373
  • Published: Thu 23/06/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 23/07/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £30,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Youth Employability & Engagement Officer

Salary Range: £31,434 - £36,110 per annum
Job Level: Level 3, Zone 1
Work Location: 1A Churchway, Euston, NW1 1LJ
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Fixed Term/Secondment – 2 years
Closing date: Sunday 10th July 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 18th July 2022
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion  

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

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About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all

The role

Camden is focused on creating the conditions for people to lead high quality and fulfilling lives. We are committed to delivering frontline services in an efficient and professional manner reaffirming our responsibility to quality of life for our communities.

We are looking for someone who is up for the challenge of a brand new youth focused project. We are creating a tailored programme that supports offending young people to access paid learning and skills developing opportunities that will then lead to qualifications, legitimate paid employment and valuable experience. The project will be based around the service industry – specifically a coffee roasting, bean trading and coffee making enterprise. This role will have you supporting and engaging young people creating and delivering a programme of work to get these young people work ready and producing the best lattes and cappuccinos at a prized pitch in Camden.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

We are seeking a highly motivated coordinator to deliver a brand new coffee trading project aiming to support young offenders into the workplace. To be considered for this exciting opportunity the successful candidate will have a relevant qualification or experience in a similar role relating to youth engagement (e.g. youth work, social work, youth offending, teaching, volunteering etc). You will have a passion for craft coffee/coffee culture and willing to learn barista skills. Previous experience of delivering training or workshops to young people or people with additional needs. You will have previous demonstrable experience of working with young people who are considered to be at risk, this will include young people who are at risk of and actively engaged in crime, exploitation and anti-social behaviour (ASB) who are not in education, employment and training (NEET). Additionally you will possess the ability to assess and identify needs, including risk and vulnerability and knowledge of measures to address these. The ideal candidate will be able to take responsibility for planning own work, consistently achieving and delivering to time, and quality despite tight timescales and conflicting priorities.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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