Young Women’s Project Worker, Full time (37.5 hrs pw) – Secondment Opportunity (9 months)
A secondment opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced Young Women’s Project Worker, to support our Blossom Project in the delivery of the outreach, in-reach and recovery program, meet and build relationships with vulnerable young women and hold a caseload of those young women offering practical and emotional support to encourage and motivate change.
A Way Out is an outreach and prevention charity with a difference which aims to engage, empower and equip vulnerable and excluded women, families and young people to live lives free from harm, abuse and exploitation and to reduce life limiting choices and behaviour.
The Blossom project is an outreach and engagement service targeted to support young women aged 16-24 years, living in Stockton on Tees, who experience multiple disadvantages and are at significant risk of poor outcomes. The service works to build emotional resilience and to encourage positive life choices, with the aim of preventing young women being vulnerable to exploitation and abuse and progressing into survival sex work.
The project, delivered within a multi-agency framework, will include outreach, hostel/college in-reach and low threshold drop-ins, group work and one to one support, intending to enhance the lifestyles of young women, whilst raising their long-term aspirations.
It is an Occupational Requirement that applications for these posts are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, or the Equality Act 2010. Enhanced DBS checks will be required.
For further information (Job Description, Person Spec and application form) please go to http://www.awayout.co.uk/get-involved/jobs
Completed application forms should be forwarded to email@example.com or Anita Burke, General Manager, A Way Out, 1-2 Castlegate Quay, The Riverside, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1BZ.
Closing date 12.00 noon on Thursday 20th February
The closing date for this job is 20 February 2020 - 12:00pm.