CHEXS is a ‘Charitable Incorporated Organisation’ whose primary aim and passion is to advance education for the public benefit through the provision of educational support for both children and adults alike. This includes an increasingly wide range of extra-curricular activities, extended services and family support for the benefit of all members of our local and extended community.
Every one matters!
We aim to create a united community working together with a sense of belief and ownership tackling local issues and improving community relationships
We want to help people have a better home life through improved communication, relationships and life skills for the whole family
We engage children & young people in positive activities within the community, to help raise self-esteem, confidence and aspirations whilst developing vital life skills.
We work tirelessly to make a difference and our focus is always to put families’ and communities’ best interests at the heart of everything we do.
We endeavor to ensure that CHEXS’ diligence, passion, professionalism, enthusiasm, loyalty and local knowledge provides support for all the families and local communities that we serve.
There are currently no vacancies.
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Outreach Worker to help CHEXS deliver the Broxbourne Better Futures (BBF) service. This role will be working with children, young people and families along with a range of professionals from all agencies. The main aim of this role is to enable children and young people from families experiencing multiple disadvantages to have full access to opportunities to help overcome barriers to attainment and social wellbeing.
The role involves a significant amount of time working unsupervised. In addition to the standard working hours you will be required to work occasional evenings and weekends as well as attend residential weeks (currently two per year). Some of the enrichment activities are very physically active and the residential weeks involve a significant amount of walking in the North/South Downs.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of Level 3 qualifications or equivalent as well as previous experience working with children, young people or families from diverse backgrounds. You should have experience of working with young people/hard to reach groups and ideally have up to date knowledge of child protection and safeguarding procedures. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, the ability to work well as part of a team and good organisational & IT skills.
A full job description and person specification are available below. Interested candidates should complete and download the CHEXS Outreach Worker Application and email to Linda Jeeves CHEXS Office Manager: lindaJ@chexs.co.uk
The closing date for the job application is 5pm on Friday 30th June 2017. For further information please contact Pete on Tel: 07974 262875