Merseyside Youth Association Ltd – Young Person’s Intensive Mentor

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Contract: Fixed Term Funded – Initially for a 6 Month Period – To Cover Maternity Leave (With the Potential for an Extension to this Post).
Term: Full Time.
Salary: £24,905 p.a. – £28,407 p.a. – MYA Grade 5 – Pt. 17-20.
Hours per week: 35 Hours (Will Include Evening and Weekend Work).
Location: Huyton.

Employer Bio

Merseyside Youth Association has a long and extraordinary history, dating all the way back to 1890. Grounded in the incredible social history of Liverpool, our affiliated clubs and their predecessors have been helping young people cope with all kinds of challenges.

Job Overview

MYA requires an experienced and dedicated Intensive Mentor to deliver effective personalised pathways of support for young people aged 11- 18yrs (25 with SEND) who present with a range of complex needs and vulnerabilities including mental health and wellbeing, exclusion from school, isolation, poor aspirations, deprivation, and risk-taking behaviours.

The successful candidates will be able to provide thematic leadership in either Health, Education and Families, Equalities and SEND or Youth Justice.

The role will include the identification and recruitment of young people who are experiencing significant challenges such as homelessness, substance misuse, teenage parenthood and youth offending. The post holder will provide 1-1 intensive mentoring and act as the lead professional for young people, working closely with local services including Children’s Social Care, Early Help, Crime and Communities, Education settings and other areas of the Knowsley Youth Offer.

The post holder must hold relevant qualification to at least NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a related subject.

To read the full job description and to apply, please click here.

Contact Details: recruitment@mya.org.uk.

Deadline: Midnight on Sunday 19 November 2023.

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