Job Vacancies

Youth Worker

Job title: Youth Worker

Reports to: Youth Project Manager

Salary: £11.60

Hours: A minimum of 2 hours every Saturday. Additional hours may be available in school holidays and our buddy scheme

Location: Based in Wandsworth

Responsibilities and Duties

Duties will include but are not limited to:-

  • Building relationships with young people through a style of working that will enable them to learn and develop personal and social skills safely and in accordance with the principles and values of youth work.
  • Working under supervision in a flexible way with young people to design, develop and deliver fun and informal/formal educational group work, activities, projects and events.
  • Encouraging young people to have a voice and influence in the Generate Youth Service and the local community and take a lead on activities, events and projects.
  • Assisting in promoting and publicising youth work facilities through outreach in schools, shopping centres and the local community.
  • Assessing young people’s needs and evaluating, with young people, the effectiveness of the programmes provided and for reporting these findings to the Youth manager.
  • Taking part in off-site activities, trips and (optional) residentials with young people, following appropriate health and safety procedures.
  • Participating in fundraising activities and encouraging and supporting young people to get actively involved in fundraising activities for specific projects/trips/events chosen by the young people.
  • Identifying and responding to the needs of diverse young people with sensitivity to gender, race, disability, religion and sexual orientation so that they can fully participate in youth work activities.
  • Challenging young people’s behaviour and attitudes where necessary including oppressive behaviour towards others.
  • Supporting young people in the transition from childhood to adulthood
  • Working as part of a team to deliver youth work and share good practice and attending staff meetings to plan programmes and activities.
  • Maintaining up to date paperwork and records including membership and registration forms, attendance data, session plans and evaluation.
  • Taking on the full duties of the post with minimal supervision.

To learn more about the role, please have a look at the Job Description.

To apply:

Please read the job description below and download and complete the Person Specification and Monitoring form

Please note you must address each selection criteria in order for your application to be considered.

Once complete please email these to [email protected]

Youth Buddy Worker

Job title: Youth Buddy Worker

Reports to: Youth Project Manager

Salary: £11.60ph

Hours: Zero hours with option of additional hours in the holidays

Location: Based in Wandsworth

1:1 Buddy Worker – working 1:1 with a young person you are matched with to work towards a specific role, support will usually start off at the young person’s home and you will spend up to 36 hours working with this young person over a period of approx. 3 months.

Responsibilities and Duties

Duties will include but are not limited to:-

  • Building relationships with young people through a style of work that will enable them to learn and develop personal and social skills safely and in accordance with the principles and values of youth work.
  • Working under supervision in a flexible way with young people to design, develop and deliver fun and informal/formal educational group work, activities, projects and events.
  • Encouraging young people to have a voice and influence in the Generate Youth Service and the local community and take a lead on activities, events and projects.
  • Assisting in promoting and publicising youth work facilities through outreach in schools, shopping centres and the local community.
  • Assessing young people’s needs and evaluating, with young people, the effectiveness of the programmes provided and for reporting these findings to the Youth project manager.
  • Identifying and responding to the needs of diverse young people with sensitivity to gender, race, disability, religion and sexual orientation so that they can fully participate in youth work activities.
  • Challenging young people’s behaviour and attitudes where necessary including oppressive behaviour towards others.
  • Maintaining up to date paperwork and records including membership and registration forms, attendance data, session plans and evaluation.
  • Taking on the full duties of the post with minimal supervision.

To learn more about the role, please have a look at the Job Description.

To apply:

Please read the job description below and download and complete the Person Specification and Monitoring form

Please note you must address each selection criteria in order for your application to be considered.

Once complete please email these to [email protected]

Job Coach - Supported Internship

Job title:             Job Coach – Supported Internship

Line Manager:   Internship Coordinator

Salary:                £ 12.42 per hour,

Contract:            fixed term (pro-rated, term time) with the possibility of extension due to project extension.

Hours:                9:00 – 16:00, Mon – Fri, 35 hours per week during term time

Location:             Businesses across Newham

Introduction to Generate

Generate has been creating opportunities and offering support to people with a learning disability since 1972.  We are committed to improving the lives of people with a learning disability by supporting and encouraging them in a creative way to access opportunities in their communities, take their place as citizens and reduce their reliance on services.

In addition to our youth and community services targeted at people with a learning disability, we also provide Job coaches to supported internship programs through the Access to Work government grant.  Internship are targeted at people between Special Educational Needs between the ages of 16-25. The aim is to give vital experience to the Intern in the workplace and transition them to paid employment.

Main Purpose of the Job

To provide effective in work support, mentoring and coaching to interns working in businesses across Newham. Support will include robust employment planning and employer engagement, Job training and development, interview practice all leading to successful outcomes for young people with SEND. Job Coaches will work closely with Newham College tutors and host business to ensure interns gain experience that will aid them gaining paid employment.

To apply:

Please read the job description below and send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Supported Internship JD

Closing date: 22nd August 2022 at 5 p.m.

 

Access to Work Employment Support Worker

Job title: Employment Support Worker/Job coach

Line Manager: Access to Work Project Manager

Salary: £23,250 per annum (Full-time Equivalent)

Hours: Full-time/Part-time/Casual

Location: UK

Generate is in search of employment support workers and job coaches to join our Access to Work team. You would be working alongside our clients providing support in their day to day duties at work.

A successful applicant would have previous experience in an admin and/or supporting someone with a disability.

The nature of the role and specific requirements of the role may change depending on the needs of the client.

To learn more about the role, please have a look at the Job Description.

To apply:

Please read the job description below and download and complete the Person Specification and Monitoring form

Please note you must address each selection criteria in order for your application to be considered.

Once complete please email these to [email protected]

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS SUPPORT WORKER

Rate:    £ 10.85/hour

Hours:  Full-time and part-time

Location: South West London

We are looking for full and part-time Support Workers with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude to support people with learning disabilities to achieve their life goals such as employment, education and housing, to connect to and engage with their community and to maintain good health and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Adventurous
  • Friendly
  • Encouraging
  • Supportive of relationships
  • Respectful
  • Resourceful.

You will be required to work flexibly and will be expected to be available evenings, weekends and public holidays.

To apply: please read the job description below and download and complete the Person Specification and Monitoring form.  Please note you must address each selection criteria in order for your application to be considered. Once complete please email these to [email protected]

Interviews days TBC

All applicants are required to complete an enhanced DBS check and provide 2 references.

Senior Job Coach – Hackney Supported Internship

Job Title:         Senior Job Coach – Hackney Supported Internship

Line Manger:   Generate Project Manager.

Salary:             £24,261.12

Contract:         Permanent

Hours:             36 hours per week

Location:         Hackney Council sites and other host businesses across Hackney, occasional travel to Generate’s office in Wandsworth may be required

Introduction to Generate

Generate has been creating opportunities and offering support to people with a learning disability since 1972.  We are committed to improving the lives of people with a learning disability by supporting and encouraging them in a creative way to access opportunities in their communities, take their place as citizens and reduce their reliance on services.

In addition to our youth and community services targeted at people with a learning disability, we also provide Job coaches to supported internship programs through the Access to Work government grant.  Internship are targeted at people between Special Educational Needs between the ages of 16-25. The aim is to give vital experience to the Intern in the workplace and transition them to paid employment.

Main Purpose of the Job

To provide effective in work support, mentoring and coaching to interns working in businesses across Hackney. Support will include robust employment planning and employer engagement, Job training and development, interview practice all leading to successful outcomes for young people with SEND.

To apply:

Please read the job description and  send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Senior Job Coach Job Description

Closing date: 22nd August 2022 at 5 p.m.

Trustees

Unremunerated

South West London

Generate is seeking Trustees to join our Board of Trustees. We would like someone who shares our commitment to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities.  Building on people’s strengths, we empower people to have a voice, make choices, enforce their rights and make a positive difference to their lives through learning, work and leisure. Our vision is that people with disabilities should live as valued members of society, entitled to equal rights and choice and be enabled to live their lives with dignity and respect.

Joining our board in Generate’s 50th year, you will be someone with the energy and drive to help us move forward and ensure that the organisation and our members and team, continues to thrive in the years to come.

To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please see job description and trustee pack below:

Trustee Pack

Job Description

If you would like to arrange an informal chat with our Chief Operating Officer to learn more about the organisation please email [email protected]

Generate is committed to achieving greater diversity in its board and welcomes applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.