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Digital Education Co-ordinator

Job Title     Digital Education Co-ordinator

Hours          Full Time (35 hours per week)

Salary          £20,000 per annum pro rata, 6% employer pension, 23 days annual leave pro-rata

Contract      12 months, in the first instance

Salford Foundation, a social inclusion charity, is working in partnership with a private sector partner to deliver a community programme with children and young people. This role will include engaging primary students with the ever-changing digital world through a fun coding activity and the introduction of basic digital skills. It also involves developing business links for post-16 students through creating workshops to understand the application of digital and new technologies in the work place.

Applicants for this post will have a passion for education and experience working with children and young people in schools or education-related settings. You will have an understanding and knowledge of digital/technological concepts and be able to confidently follow and develop lesson plans with clear learning objectives and deliver lessons or learning activities effectively. You must be a highly motivated self-starter who can work flexibly to manage different tasks and priorities. You will have a professional attitude and a confident approach to working with corporate organisations and forming partnerships with businesses and community organisations.

** This position is Car User Essential and subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure **

For Job Description/Person Specification, Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form please see the Downloads section below.

If you would like to be considered for this role please send your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form to Recruitment, Salford Foundation, 3 Jo Street, Salford M5 4BD or via email to recruitment@salfordfoundation.org.uk

Application closing date is 12 noon on Monday 9th September 2019
Interviews will be held 19th September 2019

Paid Position

Early Intervention Youth Fund Project Co-ordinator

Job Title      Early Intervention Youth Fund Project Co-ordinator

Hours            Full Time (35 hours per week) and Part time (17 hours per week) roles available

Salary           £20,000 per annum pro rata, 6% employer pension, 23 days annual leave pro-rata

Contract      12 months, in the first instance

Salford Foundation is seeking an experienced Project Co-ordinator to deliver a range of interventions to young people involved in youth violence and also young people identified as being at risk of crime and anti-social behaviour. A mentoring, coaching and key-working approach will underpin the project. Beneficiaries will have multiple issues that increase their risk of becoming involved in crime and many will have a history of non-engagement with services. The successful candidate will, therefore, need to have exceptional engagement skills.

The project has an emphasis on preventing youth violence and will be delivered in partnership with public sector services. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-agency team in Bolton to ensure project outcomes and outputs are met. This includes systems and processes for referrals; participant recruitment and delivering a range of interventions that lead to sustainable outcomes; desistance from crime and increased resilience. The Project Co-ordinator will be responsible for project delivery, as well as keeping stringent records that allow the impact of the project to be assessed. The successful post holder will have excellent communication skills and a demonstrable passion for supporting young people.

** This position is Car User Essential and subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure **

For Job Description/Person Specification, Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form please see the Downloads section below.

If you would like to be considered for this role please send your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form to Recruitment, Salford Foundation, 3 Jo Street, Salford M5 4BD or via email to recruitment@salfordfoundation.org.uk

Application closing date is 12 noon on Tuesday 27th August 2019
Interviews will be held 2nd September 2019

Paid Position

Engage Project Co-ordinator

Job Title      Engage Project Co-ordinator

Hours            Full Time (35 hours per week)

Salary           £20,000 per annum, 6% employer pension, 23 days annual leave

Contract      Until July 2020, in the first instance

Salford Foundation is seeking an experienced co-ordinator to deliver a range of interventions to young people aged 8-16 in Salford. A mentoring, coaching and key-working approach will underpin the project.

One to one mentoring will be carried out with children and young people who have been identified as needing additional support to enable them to reduce their risk taking behaviours and/or increase their confidence, skills and resilience, enabling them to lead healthy, happy and aspirational lives. You will provide them with a range of learning and developmental opportunities, positive activities and personal support, mentoring and advocacy which will support them to achieve agreed outcomes. You will assist the mentees to improve their attendance at school or engage in alternative educational experiences. You will enable them to increase their self-esteem, confidence, health and general well-being.

** This position is Car User Essential and subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure **

For Job Description/Person Specification, Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form please see the Downloads section below.

If you would like to be considered for this role please send your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form to Recruitment, Salford Foundation, 3 Jo Street, Salford M5 4BD or via email to recruitment@salfordfoundation.org.uk

Application closing date is 12 noon on Tuesday 27th August 2019
Interviews will be held 2nd or 3rd September 2019

Paid Position

Smart Energy Champion

Job Title     Smart Energy Champion

Hours           Part Time (15 hours per week)

Salary          £20,000 per annum pro rata, 6% employer pension, 23 days annual leave pro-rata

Contract     Fixed Term Contract, immediate start, August–December 2019

Location     Foundation House, 3 Jo Street, Salford, M5 4BD plus localities across Salford

About Us

We are a registered social inclusion charity that supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable children, young people and adults in Greater Manchester. We currently deliver fuel poverty and energy advice and support to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Salford to combat fuel poverty and raise awareness of energy efficiency.  We have recently secured 6 months funding from Smart Energy GB to deliver an exciting new project in Salford.

Smart Energy Project

The Smart Energy project aims to raise awareness and provide information about Smart Meters to help older people aged 65+ in Salford to understand the costs and benefits of using them in their homes.

The Candidate

  • The successful candidate will work closely with community, voluntary and partner organisations to promote Smart Energy in the community to older people aged 65+. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about energy, technology and people.  They will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage and build rapport with older people, staff, volunteers, community groups and local partners
  • A basic understanding of fuel poverty and energy efficiency and willingness to develop their knowledge and complete training for the role
  • Experience of working with older people and/or community groups in disadvantaged communities
  • Flexible working is required to ensure that the project is accessible and reaches older people in the community
  • The post holder must have access to their own transport to travel to and from venues across Salford, for which mileage costs will be paid

To Apply

For a full Job Description & Person Specification, Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form please see the Downloads section below.

Application closing date is 12 noon on Wednesday 21st August 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing 26th August 2019

If you would like to be considered for this exciting new role, please send your completed Application Form & Equal Opportunity Form to: Recruitment, Salford Foundation, Foundation House, 3 Jo Street, Salford M5 4BD or email recruitment@salfordfoundation.org.uk

Unfortunately we are not able to accept CVs. We look forward to receiving your application.

Paid Position

Youth Services Co-ordinator

£20,000 per annum
35 hours per week

Salford Foundation is currently developing its Targeted Youth services and we anticipate expanding our team in the near future. We will be seeking to appoint suitably experienced and qualified co-ordinators to support young people needing additional support to enable them to reduce their risk taking behaviours and/or increase their confidence, skills and resilience, enabling them to lead healthy, happy and aspirational lives.

The co-ordinators will provide 1:1 mentoring for young people aged 8-16 years old. You will provide them with a range of learning and developmental opportunities and positive activities, designed to increase aspiration and confidence. The successful post holder will have a proven background of delivering interventions specifically designed to support young people from a range of backgrounds.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are interested in joining our team, please send a copy of your CV to recruitment@salfordfoundation.org.uk as soon as possible.

Salford Foundation is hiring!

Salford Foundation is hiring!

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