Community Engagement Coordinator

£20,013.70 per annum (pro-rata)

25 hours per week - working pattern to be agreed

Based at either YSS Head Office Worcester or Telford

Funding for this role is until March 2022

This role is funded by the Smallwood Trust who provide grants to organisations and individuals and work with selected partners to help women overcome financial adversity and to improve their social and emotional well-being.

This role will enable women to become more financially resilient and stable, improve employability prospects, and sustain accommodation.  Ensuring the individual leads a life where she is happy and thrives in society.

We work to achieve this by offering structured one to one and group based sessions around money management and employability skills and also offer advice and guidance sessions which will be aimed at increasing emotional and physical wellbeing and improve women’s education employment and training opportunities.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, experience of devising and delivering group based sessions and recruiting and supervision of staff.

For further information on the role download the following:

 Community Engagement Coordinator job spec Sept 20

To apply download the following and send the completed application form, safeguarding declaration form, equal opportunities form to [email protected] to arrive no later than the closing date.

YSS Application form Feb 2019

YSS Guidance notes for applicants Oct 18

YSS Equal Opportunities Form Sept 20

YSS Safeguarding declaration form Oct 18

Closing date:     9.00 am Monday 23 November 2020

Interviews:        Tuesday 8 December 2020 (via Zoom)

The aim of this service is to enable and empower women and their families to overcome disadvantage, inequality and poverty whilst increasing financial resilience and is therefore restricted to female applicants only as Permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Volunteer Coordinator

£20,013.70 per annum 

37 hours per week - permanent contract

Based at either YSS Head Office Worcester or Telford (currently, YSS staff are home working)

This role will be instrumental in the recruitment, training and support of our volunteers on our Appropriate Adult service. For a young person being detained in police custody, it can be a very scary experience. We believe that each young person deserves the right to be treated fairly, with their interests, rights, entitlements and welfare safeguarded. The AA role is there to offer support, advice and guidance to the young person. 

As part of this role we are also looking for someone who will coordinate the roll out of a virtual support app called “Viewpoint”.

The successful applicant will have knowledge of child and adult safeguarding, a commitment to the principles of service user involvement and the ability to engage and motivate a wide range of people. Experience of volunteering and/or recruiting and managing staff or volunteers is also desirable. 

For further information on the role, please download the following:

Volunteer Coordinator job spec.docx

To apply, download the following and send the completed application form, safeguarding declaration form, equal opportunities form to [email protected] to arrive no later than the closing date.

YSS Application form Feb 2019

YSS Guidance notes for applicants Oct 18

YSS Equal Opportunities Form Sept 20

YSS Safeguarding declaration form Oct 18

Closing date:     9.00 am Monday 2 November 2020

Interviews:       Tuesday 10 November 2020 (via Zoom or face to face)

All successful applicants to YSS are required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring (DBS) check appropriate to the role.

YSS Letter and privacy notice recruitment August 2018