Senior Exploitation Mentor & Groupwork Facilitator

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Senior Exploitation Mentor & Groupwork Facilitator
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Job description

Senior Exploitation Mentor & Groupwork Facilitator

£22,256 - £30,476 p/a (please note successful candidates should expect to be appointed at the starting point of the salary scale and consideration may be given to a higher salary depending on the experience of the individual)

Full-time (35 hrs p/w)

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2023

Southampton with travel to wider Hampshire

Ref Code: SFW-221

Are you a confident and resilient individual with professional integrity with the ability to hit the ground running and deliver key messages to large groups of people?

If so, St Giles Trust is looking for a Senior Exploitation Mentor & Groupwork Facilitator to join our SOS+ team and be part of our mentoring team that will address these important social issues across the county of Hampshire.

About St Giles Trust

An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others.

Our award-winning SOS+ Service works with young people in a variety of settings by delivering sessions and workshops in schools, Pupil Referral Units, Community Centres and to Youth Offender Teams. The mission of SOS+ is to prevent children and young people becoming involved in gangs and youth violence by equipping them with tools, knowledge and support delivered by experts with lived experience.

About this vital role

We'll rely on you to to deliver training sessions for groups of children and young people on the risks associated with all aspects of gang involvement, exploitation and violence and offering intensive 1:1 mentoring to young people who have been identified by their education setting as needing targeted support.

You will work closely with each education setting to prioritise safeguarding and contribute to a shared aim of reducing exclusions, reducing risky behaviour and raising aspirations. Maintaining the high standards of the project by supporting regional staff and volunteers will be important too, as will providing coaching, advice and guidance and compiling reports when required.

What we are looking for:

· To have lived, personal experience of the Criminal Justice System, and/or being involved in a gang or knife crime

  • A confident mentor with experience of partnership working who can coordinate a project without a team around them
  • Someone who is comfortable working alongside a variety of professionals in a Children's Services team
  • A relevant qualification, or willingness to work towards one, plus knowledge of safeguarding practices and policies
  • Strong IT skills and the ability to use and develop monitoring systems to record all aspects of work
  • A full current driving license and willingness to travel across Hampshire as required

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance, access to clinical supervision, staff pension, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, season ticket loan and much more.

Closing date: 11pm, Thursday 31st March 2022.

St Giles will guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria set out in the Job Description for the vacancy.

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