We’re Recruiting: Participation Officer

We’re Recruiting: Participation Officer

We’re really excited to announce NLCBF are recruiting for a Participation Officer – a new post in the team, funded for three years by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation.  The Participation Officer will work with Nat O’Brien, our Coproduction & Engagement Lead to further build the work and impact of the Young People’s Benchmarking Forum (YPBMF).

The Participation Officer will support young people to engage with activities of the YPBMF including – attending and taking part in YPBMF events; engaging with volunteering opportunities; engaging with consultations and opportunities to speak to policy makers.

In particular, we hope that this additional role will help us to connect and hear from groups of care experienced young people who we hear less from including Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking young people and those in custody.

The Participation Officer will also support YPBMF’s care experienced sessional workers and champions (volunteers) in their roles.

Please do share this role with people who may be interested.

The Job description & Person Specification

Hours & Salary: £31,200, Full-time, fixed term for 3 years.

Location: Homebased with regular national travel.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 19th February

Online Interviews: Wednesday, 28th February.

To find out more about the role, we are holding two information sessions: 12-1, 30th Jan & 5-6pm on 14th Feb.  Please email Hannah.mccowen@catch-22.org.uk for an invite.

Apply Here.

If you are applying for this role and are care experienced, Catch22 offers a mentor to assist with the application process.  Please contact recruitment@catch-22.org.uk if you would like to find out more about this support.  This information will not be passed to the team recruiting for this position.  This is part of Catch22’s commitment as a signatory of the Care Leaver Covenant. 

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