Senior Project Support Officer

£24,472 per annum
14 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Sian Clayton
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Greater Shantallow, Londonderry Derry

JOB TITLE: Senior Project Support Officer 

SALARY & BENEFITS: £24,472 per annum

WORKING HOURS: 37.5hrs per week

THE COMPANY: Our client is a detached Youth Work Project based in the Greater Shantallow Area. They provide young people with opportunities for growth and development; recognizing their value in society. The aim of their project is to provide a series of programmes and interventions that will assist in providing participants with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to make positive changes in their lives and address behaviour that is a cause for concern. They support young people from ages 10 – 24 and are recruiting for a Senior Project Support Officer to join them.

THE ROLE: For the role of the Senior Project Support Officer you will be responsible for the day-to-day elements of the FATE ‘Future Aspirations Transformed Everyday' Project. You will liaise with other staff in the design and delivery of activities and programmes, and maintain administrative and financial systems in accordance with requirements. 

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Project Support Officer role to include:- 

• Coordinate the organisation of FATE programmes
• Assist with the monitoring and evaluation of the FATE project
• Coordinate 1-1 and group work sessions with identified young people
• Identify youth and community needs and issues necessitating intervention
• Provide support for the development and implementation of volunteering opportunities
• Prepare reports for management on the projects activities and outcomes
• Raise the profile of the programme with the local population
• Oversee and maintain OTS webpage and Facebook page in conjunction with the Project Manager
• Attend and participate in all Team Meetings, Staff Training and other relevant events as required to do so by Project Manager

THE CANDIDATE: For the role of Senior Project Support Officer you must be able to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision. You need to have excellent IT skills, practical monitoring and evaluation skills. You must have excellent leadership skills and be a good communicator. You will need to live within a commutable distance to Greater Shantallow, Londonderry Derry.

Key experience essential for the role of Senior Project Support Officer :- 

• Completed OR working towards completion of a professional qualification in youth work or equivalent.
• Two years ‘experience co-ordinating youth programmes
• Experience in the development and delivery of youth intervention programmes.
• Experience in supporting vulnerable young people in a community setting.
• Be willing to work flexible and unsociable hours.

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