Kickstart - Youth Outreach Worker

Job details
Posting date: 07 October 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 30 December 2021
Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG26AG
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000228126

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Trent Bridge Community Sports Trust

Trent Bridge Community Trust is the charitable arm of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club and it delivers projects that have a profound and meaningful impact on communities across our county.

A mentor will be provided from day one of the placement, this mentor will shape the work programme and support day to day activities with young people.

This role will involve working alongside our mentoring team as part of the Positive Futures Youth Engagement project within Rushcliffe, with the overarching aim of using sport to engage at-risk young people in order to identify and support their individual needs and steer them towards education, training and employment.

The main focus of the role is to develop trusted professional relations with young people to steer them to alternative positive outcomes.

This role will involve being out in the community during some late afternoon and evenings to work with local young people.

The aim is to stop anti-social behaviour occurring and aim to support young people to access workshops and employability support to raise aspirations.

To promote the project you will be expected to work in partnerships with the local parish council, primary and secondary schools.

You must comply with our Safer Recruitment Policy to ensure the highest level of Safeguarding for our Service Users.

Residentials are part of the delivery and sleepover shifts maybe be required but not usually.

PLEASE NOTE: vacancy will be based within our community operation, not at Trent Bridge. We will discuss this with you at your interview

It is desirable that you have experience working with or can relate to vulnerable client groups of which includes learning disability.

It is also desirable that you have a minimum of NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care but if you don't but are interested in this role, we will support you to achieve this qualification.

Monday to Friday some weekends as and when required, Admin training supervision 10am to 3pm. Delivery days 3pm -8pm, subject to change due to delivery of projects etc


A mentor will be provided from day one of the placement, this mentor will shape the work programme and support day to day activities with young people.

The mentor will also provide fortnightly supervision meetings to support development and ensure that there are no issues or barriers to hinder the delivery.

We will carry out a needs assessment to identify areas for training development and work with you to create a development plan.

We have an in-house employability team that will be working with the candidate from the beginning to ensure that they capture all the experiences to develop their CV and to identify pathways for future employment. The team will support with applications, cover letters.

They will be provided with interview skills training.

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