Job Title: Emotional Support and Signposting Programme Manager

Organisation: Paddington Arts

Contract Type: 16 hours per week (Mon-Thurs 5-8pm, plus 4 hours outreach per week)

Salary: £30,000 per annum, pro rata (£833 per month)

Deadline: 19th March 2021 at 17:00. Interviews held via Zoom w/v 22nd March.

Description: Paddington Arts is setting up an Emotional Support Programme for young people age 10 to 18 who might be displaying anxiety or mental health concerns; and to propose solutions within Paddington Arts creative arts programmes or to signpost them to other community or local authority services. We are looking to employ a part-time worker with a youth work/social work background. You will provide emotional support for children and young people age 10 to 18; help develop a training programme to recruit members of the community as volunteers; help integrate this programme into the overall Paddington Arts youth arts programme, and write monthly reports. We are looking for someone with knowledge of the local community, schools and community groups; experience of working with children and young people; good understanding of safeguarding policy and practice; a good communicator who is self motivated and take initiative. You should be able to work evenings and some weekends.

To apply, or for more information: Send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you think you’re the best person for this job, to steve@paddingtonarts.org.uk