Youth Outreach Worker
Ensure that information about potential participants is clearly identified and communicated to relevant staff.
Personal development and community links:
Develop and maintain supportive and effective relationships with identified participants.
Develop and deliver one-to-one support sessions and group work to participants within a targeted portfolio of provision to support participants in progressing personal action plans.
Work towards developed and sustained peer support among the participants before, during and after interventions.
Contribute to the development of participants by identifying sources of support and guidance, volunteering or employability opportunities that support participants in their transition into a positive destination.
Liaise with referral partners and individual referral agents to ensure that our programmes are appropriate to the needs of their clients and keep them informed of progress and outcomes for participants.
Maintain positive relationships with stakeholders, reporting any issues in a timely manner to your line manager.
Proactively engage stakeholders and partners in the contribution and impact of programmes including delivering presentations and attendance at meetings and events.
Liaise with support staff to ensure effective communication throughout the wider staff team and the efficient use of any resources.
Monitoring and evaluation:
Prepare participant information and keep records as appropriate, ensuring that systems are maintained for tracking and recording post course progress and outcomes.
Liaise with the Information and Database Co-ordinator to ensure accurate compilation of data for post course support and evaluation purposes.
Assist the Youth Team and Managers with research and compilation of reports as required.
Attend and engage in team and external meetings, support and supervision sessions, and the Performance and Development Review process.
Undertake any training and professional development as and when required to ensure effective work with young people at risk.