Youth Voice and Participation Operational Manager
Posted 4 months ago - Expired 3 months ago

Wombwell IKIC Young People’s Centre (Base) - Borough Wide post,
Fixed Term Full Time
£37306 to £40057

This post will provide operational oversight, management and deployment of a children and young people’s participation team, working to ascertain young people’s views, support their democratic engagement and influence in delivering and commissioning services.

This post will provide operational oversight, management and deployment of a children and young people’s participation team, working to ascertain young people’s views, support their democratic engagement and influence in delivering and commissioning services.

The successful candidate will lead the coordination and planning of Barnsley’s strategic youth voice forums and support formal interface / structures that allow young people to exercise influence over services they receive locally, regionally and nationally. The post will focus on ensuring that the voices of the most marginalised and vulnerable young people are represented, so that they can access the positive and preventative early help they need to build their resilience, inform positive lifestyle decisions and become active citizens.

The postholder will be expected to maintain a positive interface and professional relationships with key decision makers, internal and external stakeholders and partner organisations through meetings, events and face to face delivery with young people in a variety of settings.