NWG Recruitment Opportunity – Youth Participation Lead

The NWG are looking for an enthusiastic Youth Participation Lead who can demonstrate creative methods of ensuring we can continue to encourage and develop youth participation through a range of opportunities with our network.

Job title: Youth Participation Lead

Salary: Starting salary from £25,000 pro rata (dependant on experience)

Location: The role is based in the NWG Network HQ (Derby)

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Accountable to: Response Unit Lead

Key liaisons: Local Authorities, Non-Governmental and Private Organisations

Job purpose: To encourage and develop Youth Participation initiatives

Please apply in writing by 17th June 2018, by sending a current CV and covering letter to jane@nwgnetwork.org or “Recruitment Administration, NWG Network, Suite 2, Innovation House, East Service Road, Raynesway, Derby DE21 7BF”.

Should you have any enquiries, please contact Phil or Sheila on 01332 585 371.

Your covering letter should provide evidence to demonstrate how well you meet each of the competencies described in the job description below. Please structure the letter by addressing the competencies in the order given.

Interviews will take place on 10th July 2018 at the Derby Offices.

Scope of work: Youth participation is about giving young people the opportunity to have their voices heard and to help them make decisions for themselves.
It is the participation worker’s role to help support and empower young people and facilitate their engagement.
The NWG role for youth participation is to encourage and work with areas wishing to develop youth participation in the context of Child Sexual Exploitation, sharing practice and initiatives, offering strategic and operational support to professionals.
You will be based in the highly skilled Response Unit team and will assist them to integrate youth participation through their work.
This post offers the opportunity to be creative and innovative round the involvement of young people in strategic and operational developments.
We are looking for an experienced youth participation officer for a part time post.

Full details including how to apply can be accessed HERE