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Hours: Full time (37.5hrs)

Geographical Area: Base Doncaster but travel across region

Salary Band: Band 8 £17,993 – £21,503

Application end date: Friday 30th November 2018

Interview date: Friday 7th December 2018

Email CV and cover letter to

The Essential Life Skills programme are life lessons that take place within schools and community groups to support the development of young people. We are looking for a ELS worker to develop and deliver these sessions across the region.



The post holder will deliver our Essential Life Skills programmes through a variety of activities, including direct delivery in schools.

The post holder will create, develop and deliver sessions that promote life lessons for children and young people through breakfast, lunchtime and after school clubs.

The post holder will deliver activities where the voices, views and experiences of young people are expressed, helping to shape service delivery and bring about positive changes.

The post holder will work to Flying Futures vision, mission, values commitments and objectives.

The post holder will need an enthusiastic, positive and adaptable approach to the role.

Reporting to

Youth Participation Projects Officer

Liaising with

Marketing Manager

Safeguarding Manager

Local Stakeholders

Service users and their parents

Headteachers and Senior Leadership of Schools


Core Duties 

Delivery Responsibilities 

Delivering specific programmes and workshops which meet funding requirements, including the delivery of Essential Life Skills to an excellent standard.

Ensure that all activities maximises the opportunity for young people to engage fully allowing for full differentiation as required across a selection of cohorts.

To support the projects officer and other project staff to plan, develop and review projects inline with contractual agreements.

To deal with general day- to- day liaison with partner organisations and young people.

To maintain effective relationships and collaborative working practices with stakeholders.

To ensure the key outcomes and objectives are met and that the impact of the work is recorded, reported, monitored and evaluated.

Monitoring & Performance 

Initial 3 month probationary review.

Annual Appraisal Review process (including the establishment of KPIs) which include regular 1:1, programme meetings.

Recording data, creating reports to log and monitor engagement.




Experience of delivering in schools, working closely with children and young people to develop confidence, motivation and resilience.

Ability to bring the sessions to life and deliver confidently to participants particularly of a primary age.

Strong communication skills and ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of partners and young people.

Proven experience of building a positive rapport working with young people from a variety of cultural, economic and social backgrounds.

The ability to inspire, motivate and mentor young people to help them achieve their potential.

Well organised with a responsible attitude to paperwork and record- keeping.

Full driving license .

Good understanding of safeguarding policies and working practices.


Ability to motivate and enthuse young people and children about their personal development .

Innovative and enthusiastic approach towards all aspects of the delivery, in schools and alongside partner organisations.

A cheerful, positive and inspirational role model to others.

Dependable, reliable and calm under pressure situations.

Flexible to adapt delivery content accordingly.

Willingness and commitment  to building a culture of youth engagement in Essential Life Skills projects.

A strong team ethic.


Experience of working with a range of different ages and cohorts.

A confident, reliable and energetic individual comfortable working with young people.

Recording data and evidencing practice and impact.


Please note: 

Flying Futures has a commitment to safeguarding and protecting of all children and adults. To this end, please see our Flying Futures’ Safeguarding Policy Statement.

Applicants invited to interview will be required to produce the relevant identification documents necessary to conduct an enhanced DBS check upon a conditional offer of employment being made and any offer will be subject to a satisfactory outcome. Successful applicants will also need to supply a minimum of two references (covering the last five years of employment) and evidence of their right to work in the UK.

All personal data related to a job applicant is processed in accordance with our GDPR Privacy Notice for Job Applicants 


Application end date: Friday 30th November 2018

Interview date: Friday 7th December 2018