Working with GYROS
GYROS provides a range of services to migrants and culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Norfolk and Suffolk. Our team includes OISC accredited immigration advisors, welfare advisors, complex case workers, community outreach staff, debt and housing advisors, ESOL trainers, youth coaches, and volunteer trustees.
Please contact us if you're interested in joining our team.
On Track Coach
Great Yarmouth based £20,245 - £21,913 FTE 28 hours per week
Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role?
We are looking for an experienced professional to support young people 16 – 24 years old as part of On Track. You will need experience of working directly with young people from migrant backgrounds, have a relevant qualification or experience and an understanding of the issues facing young people struggling to access education, employment and training. You will provide one to one coaching support to young people from migrant background in and around Great Yarmouth and Norwich helping them remove barriers and to reach their goals around getting into education, training or employment. Other elements of the role include; partnership work, outreach, networking, promoting sustainability and diversity within the project and raising the profile of the OnTrack service across Norfolk.
You will be employed by GYROS. The office base for this post is Great Yarmouth but will cover a wider geographical area including Norwich. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; therefore the ability to drive and to have access to a car is essential.
On Track is a partnership between The Matthew Project (Lead agency), YMCA Norfolk, GYROS, The Prince’s Trust and Nansa.
Your role within the On Track partnership is to work with young people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities – this may be 1.5 generation or second generation migrants. An understanding of the specific barriers young people from these families face is essential as is ability to speak a second, preferable Portuguese language.
On Track supports young people with multiple barriers to education, training and employment. On Track has been funded by the National Lottery and the European Social Fund and is part of the Building Better Opportunities programme.
We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none.
Clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service for children and vulnerable adults is required.
To apply: email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application pack or phone 01493 745260
Closing date for applications: Noon Monday 26th October 2020