Youth Employment Initiative Engagement Officer

Job reference: 000748

Work Location: Within the Boundaries of Tees Valley

Closing date: 27/02/2022

Salary: £22,256

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Operations

Role Category: Roaming

Hours per week: 37 hours per week

Anticipated Interview Date: 08 March 2022

Contract Duration: Fixed term until 31st July 2023

Role Category - the way you'll work:

  • This role is categorised as a roam role. Roaming roles are a mixture of home and hub working with, in some instances, a degree of being out and about delivering services to customers. Your working day will be determined by what you need to do and where you need to go to maximise your productivity. This means that you could start and finish your day in different places depending on what you need to do, so we’ll support you working from a variety of locations. 

The Role & The Person:

The successful candidate will have experience of engaging and recruiting participants and have a proven track record of liaising with partner organisations, statutory and community groups to promote the benefits and opportunities of participation in employability programmes.

You will have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with customers, colleagues, and external stakeholders and an ability to identify opportunities, work in partnership and engage effectively to achieve positive outcomes. You must also have good relevant experience of engaging and delivering services to participants with a holistic approach.

The future is exciting, and we only want the best to be part of it.

At Thirteen we're about homes and so much more.....

We’re the largest housing association in the North East and amongst the 25 biggest nationally - but we’re more than just a landlord. With 34,000 homes in an area spanning North Tyneside to York, with the majority of properties in the Tees Valley, we’re about more than just somewhere to live.

Our experience extends to supporting vulnerable people with thoughtful and effective additional services and improving our homes and estates, as well as building new places for people to live.

Our purpose is to provide homes, support and opportunities to grow, and our skilled and engaged colleagues and committed board directors all work tirelessly and with a sense of pride to support 70,000 tenants and customers, bringing a breadth of experience and a can-do attitude.

By doing this, we will make a major contribution to the regeneration of the Tees Valley to support the local economy.

Thirteen people are deeply passionate about what they do and why they do it. We seek to employ people who share our ambition to think and work differently. This means sourcing those passionate individuals who ensure every relationship matters, are reliable, passionate and adaptable in their approach and can work progressively in a high performing, commercially minded environment.

We require an Engagement Officer to join our employability team to promote the Youth Employment Initiative.

The post holder will be responsible for promoting the Youth Employment Initiative across the Tees Valley to professional organisations and potential participants. Engaging and recruiting young people aged 15-29 not currently in employment, education, or training.

So come and be part of making a difference. Great days for everyone are made at Thirteen.

Are you up for the challenge of bringing our vision to life and having great days at work?

There’s more information about this role in the documents attached to this advert, including the benefits of working for Thirteen.

If you’d like to talk more about the role please contact Karen Taylor, YEI TEEMs Team Leader. Karen can be contacted on 07972 622194.


Previous applicants need not apply


The closing date for this job has now passed.