Schools Partnership Manager
We offer a range of benefits to employees including:
- 5 weeks holiday a year
- Sick pay
- Safeguarding training
- Pension scheme – run by Aviva
For specified front line employees:
Unsocial hours top up payments
Residential overnight payments
Flexible working where role allows
The Eikon Charity is one of Surrey’s leading charities supporting children and young people to overcome difficulties, become resilient and develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities.
We are looking for people with passion and expertise to drive the charity forward and help us continue to be a leading provider of early intervention in Surrey.
Main purpose of Job
Eikon is looking for an enthusiastic and talented Youth Specialist. This role is to provide sustained support to vulnerable young people within the school, helping them to overcome issues, before they become potentially life-changing problems. The core work will be providing one to one mentoring and group work activities that develop happy, thriving and resilient young adults who will contribute positively to society.
• To proactively address students/young people’s needs before issues arise
• To build positive and supportive relationships with young people
• Deliver & co-ordinate high quality one to one mentoring and group work, including design of group sessions and relevant lunch clubs
• To support the work of the Youth Development Board ensuring that young people are engaged and supported
• To ensure that all work is integrated with other in-school support services and the pastoral team
• Manage the referral system and caseloads in partnership with school
• Keep up to date and accurate records and case notes on Social Impact Tracker (SIT)
• Liaise with key stakeholders and relevant agencies
• Manage and supervise volunteers and social work students
• Contribute to the Eikon team by attending team days half-termly
• Liaise with parents and guardians where appropriate
• Ensure that an ethos of open communication between key stakeholders is established to discuss specific cases
We are looking for applicants that have a real passion to support young people who are full of enthusiasm, knowledgeable and have a welcoming approach and personality.
Eikon is committed to safeguarding and prompting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process.
An offer of employment will be subject to an approved Enhanced DBS and Barring Disclosure.
If you are interested in applying for the role, please download the application form below, complete it and submit using the Apply Now button below.
If you have any questions, please contact
Closing date for applications: 02 February 2021
If you have not heard from us by 12 February 2021 you were not shortlisted for interview. We do not provide feedback on applications.
First interview date: week commencing 15 & 22 February 2021.
We are happy to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates who attended an interview upon request.