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Kickstart Youth Work Intern

At Oasis Community Learning ,
Salary: National Minimum wage (or National Living Wage if applicable) for your age group
Role: Part-time
Contract: Fixed-term
Closed Date: 12:00 PM on Friday 29th October 2021
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Are you looking to gain valuable work experience, develop new skills and enhance your future employment prospects? If so then the Oasis Kickstart Scheme could present the ideal opportunity for you.

As part of the scheme we have created a number of new exciting roles, including the opportunity co-develop and co-deliver the range of individual and group activities for local young people aged 11+ who Oasis serve. Your  time will be solely focused on the various youth projects, co-developing, delivering and supporting Hub Youth activities including youth clubs, youth workshops, holiday activities, group work and mentoring.

 

About Oasis Community Learning

Born of the Oasis global charity we are one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the UK. Working in disadvantaged areas of England we aim to provide exceptional education at the heart of the community and offer support to those in need within the area. Our ethos is a core part of our everyday practice and something each of our staff champion daily; Equality, Inclusion, Healthy Relationships, Hope and Perseverance.

 

At Oasis our mission is to help transform the communities in which we serve through our commitment to inclusion, social integration and closing the disadvantage gap. Kickstart is a scheme that has the potential to make a difference to the lives of young people who are at risk of long-term unemployment and is very much in keeping with our ethos and values.

Eligibility conditions:

 

Applicants for Kickstart scheme roles must meet the following criteria, set by the Government:

  • Must be aged 16-24
  • Must be claiming universal credit

 

What Oasis Offers

 

“We promise to support you to advance your technical skills, gain valuable work experience, and build your professional knowledge. What is more, you will have the opportunity to develop your character, exploring who you are, and who you are becoming.”

 

All those who join Oasis through the Kickstart scheme will be provided with:

 

· A support package with a focus on personal development and workplace readiness

· A stimulating workplace environment that will develop your technical skills, knowledge, and competence

· Valuable work experience that will support you to find future employment

· Access to internal Oasis training programmes

· A fully inclusive working environment, built on healthy relationship

 

 

Application process

 

If you are interested in applying for the role and meet the eligibility criteria, please read the full job description and person specification.

 

The Kickstart recruitment process relies on the DWP Job Centres to match suitable candidates to our roles which appear on the universal credit computer system. To apply, young people simply have to message their work coach and ask to be referred to the scheme. Once referred you will be asked to complete our Kickstart application form and return to Kickstart.recruitment@oasisuk.org. 

 

For further information please contact Keren Ojo at Keren.ojo@oasisuk.org.

 

 

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. 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.

Application Form: Download
Equal Opportunities Form: Download EO Monitoring Form
GDPR Candidate Privacy notice: Download Privacy Notice
 
 

How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Kickstart Youth Work Intern, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

Apply by Email

Please send your completed application forms to by no later than the 12:00 PM on Friday 29th October 2021.


If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Community Learning recruitment team on .