Croydon is on the cusp of an unprecedented period of growth and revitalisation. The next five years will see over £3bn investment in the Borough, which will transform Croydon into a world class destination. Across the Borough, up to 9,500 new homes will be built, whilst a major public realm improvement programme and innovative high streets investment schemes will revitalise our vibrant local centres. The aim is simple – to create a series of places where people want to be. This is your opportunity to be at the heart of this exciting time, developing and delivering projects which will transform the borough.
Croydon Council has been successful in obtaining funding from the DfE for a project promoting the mental health and wellbeing of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Young People (UASC) through a range of youth and enrichment activities.
You will devise these programmes in partnership with care leavers, local youth clubs, the voluntary sector and refugee and community organisations. You will be committed to ensuring newly arrived young people develop a strong social network and are fully integrated in the activities offered by the youth engagement team.
Responsibilities and Duties
Experience, Knowledge and Skills
“Due to under representation and responsibility as a corporate parent Croydon Council will prioritise applications from the boroughs care leavers, aged 18 – 25, for these roles”
The post is available for an immediate start subject to checks, appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring service.
To discuss this role, please contact Amanda.Warren@croydon.gov.uk
To apply for this position please enter your email address below and a member of the team will be in touch. If you have not yet registered you will be required to do so in the next step.