Project Worker (Nexus) level 3 vacancy

Project Worker (Nexus) level 3 (salary range £19,890 to £23,419)

Permanent Position

Full-time 36 hours per week - Monday to Friday, part-time and flexible working arrangements considered

Location: Kirklees

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Professional Services team at C+K as a Project Worker. 
The role will involve working within the Nexus In-school team to enable all young people on caseload to effectively participate in an extended employability programme offered through a reduced school timetable, mentoring activities and work experience placement. The post will provide a challenging opportunity for a highly skilled team player to engage with vulnerable young people from the point of referral in Year 9 or 10 through to the end of their programme. The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day delivery of the project, including: the smooth administration of project processes; managing and maintaining relationships with schools, parents, and employers; effectively mentoring a caseload of Year 10 and 11 students, and following company safeguarding procedures. In addition, the successful applicant will plan, facilitate, and deliver employability workshops with the support of the Project Coordinator.

 We welcome your application if you can demonstrate the following:

  • Strong communicator and effective networker
  • Relevant qualification to at least level 3 in a relevant area such as youth work, social care, counselling, guidance, CEIAG, coaching or mentoring.
  • Well organised and highly motivated
  • IT-literate and competent in the use of digital delivery platforms and database recording systems
  • Drive, commitment, and resilience
  • Knowledge of the issues affecting personal development in young people and the agencies which specialise in helping them.
  • Full clean driving licence and access to own vehicle.

Dependant on skills, experience and qualifications, successful applicants may be required to participate in further training to support professional development. If you are interested in this development opportunity then please see the attached job description.

If you are interested and require any further information, please email or call Tanya Barry, Professional Services, 01484 242000, Tanya Barry

The closing date for applications has been extended for a further two weeks and the revised closing date is 9am on Friday 19 August 2022. Interviews to be held on Friday 9 September 2022.

Information about this vacancy, including job description and person specification, are available below in the Downloads related to this page section.

To apply please send the completed application form and monitoring forms to

Should we receive sufficient applications before the closing date, we reserve the right to end this advert before the closing date.

The deadline for returning completed applications is 9am,
Friday 19 August 2022.

Promoting diversity and equality of opportunity

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect our staff to share this commitment.

Appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS Disclosure

Project worker looking at document with young person during interview

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If you have any queries or want to discuss our services in more details please get in touch and we will be glad to help.
Contact our team: 01484 242000

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