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Are you looking to make a positive difference to London’s young people and their families, whose lives have been affected by violence? 

As a community charity, Oasis’s local hubs encompass a variety of integrated and diverse community projects which together have a common aim to bring transformation to the whole person and the whole community. 

Oasis Hub Hadley, in partnership service with North Middlesex Hospital A&E department, is seeking a committed and passionate Youth Outreach Support Worker to offer dedicated support young people and their families who attend North Middlesex Hospital A&E department due to a violent or aggressive incident.  The immediacy of the support offered requires the postholder to be a physical presence at the hospital and work as part of the local Enfield community in North London.

Duties will include:

  • Offering intensive support to young people and their families affected by violence.
  • Providing accessible one to one and mentoring sessions for young persons.
  • Work with the families to address the problems they are facing, build confidence as parents and build better family relationships.
  • Build the capacity of A&E staff in dealing with families involved with violence.
  • Utilising monitoring and evaluating tools to measure impact and progress.

You will be supported by the Youth Support Project Coordinator who is also based at the hospital, as well as being part of the wider Oasis Hub Hadley team.  You could be successful in this role if you: 

  • A relevant professional qualification (e.g. JNC, QSW, SENCo) or proven experience
  • Experience of working in a youth/community setting that has been affected by crime
  • Experience of delivering individual or group based support
  • experience of working with statutory/voluntary agencies in a community setting

In return, Oasis can offer:

  • Flexible working practices and family friendly policies.
  • A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating working environment.
  • A non-contributory defined benefit pension scheme with 7% employer contributions.
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holidays), rising to 30 days after 2 years of service.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

If you want further information please download the documents from the website or contact the Oasis UK Recruitment team by emailing recruitment@oasisuk.org or call 0207 921 4259.

Closing date for completed applications:  12 Noon Monday 6th January 2020.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th January at Enfield.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1026487

Part Time, 24 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract to Aug 2020

Salary £15,833 p.a. 0.6 FTE (inc London Allowance.  £26,388 for 1FTE) 

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Oasis Charitable Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee (no. 2818823) and a Registered Charity (no. 1026487) Registered Office: 1 Kennington Road, London SE1 7QP