Position title
Youth Specialist Programme Coordinator
Reports to

Wellbeing in Schools Manager

Job Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to employees including:

  • 5 weeks holiday a year plus Bank Holidays
  • Sick pay
  • Safeguarding training
  • Pension scheme – run by Aviva
  • Flexible working where role allows
About The Eikon Charity

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.

Description

Main purpose of Job
Coordinate the delivery of Eikon services to children and young people in schools and colleges across Surrey. Line manager Youth Specialists, Early Intervention Coordinators and Trainee Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners, ensuring parity of our offer to CYP. Ensuring the highest standards of safeguarding are maintained and caseloads of practitioners are reviewed.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintain relationships within schools settings
• Ensure the organisational perspective is reflected in the delivery of services and outcomes for young people
• Line manage staff in line with Eikon's policies
• Ensure appropriate clinical supervision is undertaken and provided for all frontline staff
• Develop frontline staff, ensuring a high-quality service is delivered in accordance with all other best practice guidelines
• Identify learning and development needs of the team and develop learning and development plans
• Work in collaboration with the DSL to ensure all staff are competent to manage safeguarding issues
• Support staff with all safeguarding issues and liaise with the DSL where appropriate
• Understand and act when safeguarding issues need to be escalated
• Work within Eikon’s equal opportunities, health & safety, and safeguarding policies at all times
• Keep up to date with good practice, legislation and policies that have an impact on service delivery at Eikon
• Ensure case management is undertaken to a high quality (including ensuring systematic case note review processes are followed)
• Ensure all data and information is uploaded onto all relevant databases (Breathe HR, Evide, Donorfy)
• Undertake analysis of internal data to identify, trends, and gaps in provision
• Keep accurate records of individual engagement, evidence of change and celebrate progress with CYP
• Provide, record and report the appropriate data to ensure support programmes can be accurately monitored and evaluated
• Always apply safeguarding and child protection procedures
• Work as part of a team and attend team meetings, training events and participate fully in 1:1, peer and group supervision
• Work co-operatively and under the management of The Eikon Charity staff to ensure the highest quality of delivery and support
• Work within Eikon’s internal policies, safeguarding and data protection regulations
• Be responsible for equipment/resources linked to service delivery

This Job Description and Person Specification reflect the duties of the post as they exist at this time and may be subject to changed based on the needs of the Department Programme. The post-holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the salary and competence requirements of this post from time to time as required.

The Eikon Charity is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working environment which is free from unfair discrimination and will enable employees and volunteers to fulfil their personal potential.

Key skills, experience, and knowledge

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.

How to apply

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.

Applications

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.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, we do not accept CVs.

If you have any questions, please contact

Closing date for applications: 09.00 on 20 April 2021
If you haven’t heard by 27 April, you were not shortlisted for interview.
We do not provide feedback on applications.

First interview date: week commencing 03 May 2021
We are happy to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates who attended an interview upon request.

Duration of employment
Permanent term time
Job Location
Will be required travel to a variety of school locations across Surrey
Working Hours
22.5 hours per week, school hours 5 days a week
FTE Salary
£15,400 to £16,430 negotiable depending on experience (FTE £30 to £32K)
Date posted
March 19, 2021
Valid through
April 20, 2021
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