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Mentoring Manager

Job Type






£28,500 - £29,500

Posted Date

10 May 2023

East London

Closing Date

29 May 2023

We’re looking for a Mentoring Manager to join the team to recruit, train, monitor and supervise mentors sourced from the local community in East London. These mentors commit to providing 1-2 hours face to face per week for a minimum of 12 months with their allocated mentee.

XLP is a youth work charity working to create positive futures for young people and at the cutting edge of tackling poverty and educational failure in inner London. We deliver holistic, long term work with young people aged 11 to 25 in schools and communities.

Over the past eight years XLP has run a nationally recognised mentoring programme which runs in nine London boroughs. These mentoring projects target at risk young people between 11-18 who are on the verge of exclusion or excluded from school, at risk of involvement or already involved in crime, and isolated from their communities. The aim is to support these young people and help them see alternatives to what can sometimes seem a hopeless situation.

This is a hybrid role with approx 50 of your time being face-to-face. Mondays are based in our central London office.

About You

We’re looking for someone with previous experience of youth work who is passionate about
creating positive futures for young people and will possess the necessary skills to deliver this unique and innovative project.

You’ll be good at:

Volunteer, Project and Caseload Management;
Leading others, with a passion for growing and enabling people;
Self motivation and willing to go the extra mile;
Working with and training Volunteers;
Working with at risk young people through schools, community or social work;
Using your own initiative.
Useful if you have:

Extensive previous experience of working with children and young people;
Hold a recognised youth work qualification or have equivalent experience;
A track record of mentoring and/or counselling projects;
A strong network of relevant contacts.
What we offer

25 days annual leave, with additional days between Christmas and New Year
Clinical Supervision for all youth work roles
Ongoing training and development
Supportive and flexible work environment
Diverse and inclusive culture
Generous sick and compassionate leave policies
Enhanced maternity leave policy
How to apply

Please click the link to apply via our website. Applications close on Monday the 29th of May at 12pm (midday).

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