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Recruitment – Youth Rights Workers (Western Area)

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Youth Rights Workers – 2 Posts (Omagh/Fermanagh & Derry-Londonderry)

Salary: NJC points 16-20 – £24,012 – 25,991

 

Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC) is seeking applications for two full-time [37.5 hours] Youth Rights Workers to achieve extraordinary things for children in and leaving care.

 

Post One will cover the Omagh and Fermanagh area.

 

Post Two will be based in Derry-Londonderry.

 

The successful candidates will have a key role in reaching out to children and young people living in and leaving care, have a good understanding of issues facing children in care, decision making processes in the care system, and a passion for ensuring children’s views are heard and acted upon.

 

They will provide professional advocacy support to children and young people in a range of care and after-care settings, to share their views and engage with decision making.  They will facilitate group work activities focusing on capacity building and social action, and work in partnership with social care professionals, carers, families, and others to promote best practice in respect of children’s rights

 

For more information and to apply click here.

 

The closing date for applications for both posts is Friday 8 October 2021 at 12 noon.

 

Late applications will not be considered.

 

Please note- this recruitment is being administered by VIable, a social enterprise supporting VOYPIC. For all queries please contact hrofficer@viablecs.org.

 

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