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Contracted until October 31st 2014. Position covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. The successful candidate will be based in our Birmingham office.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work with schools, colleges and youth organisations to build capacity for young people to support them into positive activities. The individual must be self-motivated and constantly look forward to new challenges. They will enjoy working under pressure, thinking creatively to develop and communicate new solutions and be able to work within a team or independently.
Full time: 37.5 hours per week.
Mencap has an exciting Regional Youth Co-ordinator position funded through Inspire Me. We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual to work within a challenging yet rewarding role. This role will involve travelling across Birmingham and the West Midlands. A driving licence and access to a car is therefore essential.
You will need to be a brilliant partnership builder and will work across stakeholders to embed the delivery of Inspire Me within Birmingham and the West Midlands. You will use your professional credibility and experience to develop a Mencap young people programme. You will inspire, engage and enhance life for young people aged 14-25 with a learning disability through the Inspire Me programme.
Please read information below before applying:
Please apply if you have:
- Experience working face to face with young people aged 14-25
- Understanding of learning disability
Within Section 8 of the application form please evidence how you demonstrate the skills detailed within the job description and person specification. All applications will be assessed on demonstrating and evidencing against the job description and person specification.
Location and responsibility
This position covers:
- Delivery and co-ordination of the Inspire Me programme across Birmingham and the West Midlands
- Delivery of Inspire Me workshops and Community Impact Projects in Birmingham and the West Midlands
You can download and submit an application pack from our website http://www.mencap.org.uk/onlinejobs/jobsearch.asp alternatively if you would like it to be posted you can call 01733 246699 or email email@example.com quoting the above reference number and your details.
Closing date: 6th August 2012 Interview date: 8th August 2-12
Registered Charity Number: 222377