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Youth Voice & Influence Officer

The Role

Youth Voice & Influence Officer

Full time • £24,700 – £30,700 (inclusive of London weighting) • Home and South West London based

Are you kind, curious and courageous with a passion for improving services WITH young people?

Do you have experience of working with diverse groups of young people?

Are you renowned for being playful in practice and serious about solutions?

If yes – we would LOVE to hear from you!

We are looking for a new Youth Voice and Influence Officer to help us deliver our mission of making services better with young people in Wandsworth and Hounslow.

This role offers a unique and exciting opportunity to coordinate, develop and build on our well-established youth voice programmes across Wandsworth and Hounslow – see page 3 of the job description document for more details.

Please note, this role will require regular evening and occasional weekend working.

The success of this role relies on building excellent working partnerships, clear communication and bringing a LOT of fun to it!

In return, you’ll be offered the autonomy and creative freedom to make youth voice in Wandsworth and Hounslow a real success!

Applicants with strong, demonstrable experience of working with young people, a commitment to Participation People’s mission, values and approach, and a solid foundation in the basics of project and budget management will thrive in this role.

In return for your hard work, we offer a generous holiday entitlement, a competitive salary, volunteering days, a highly flexible working arrangement and the opportunity to work with a team of like-minded people.

The 'small print'

Start date: Ideally, we’d like the successful applicant in post no later than January 2022.

Term: This post is fixed-term, for 1 year – with possibility of extension, subject to funding.

Office base: Home and Wandsworth Town, London.

Please note - this post involves working with vulnerable children and young people on a regular basis and so is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check. We do not accept CVs.

Application form and full job description here

Closing date: 10th December 2021

Questions?

Feel free to get in touch with us - call 07841 015813, to speak to Ed Cooney, Lead Youth Voice and Influence Officer, for a conversation.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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