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Mentoring Coordinator


King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Full Time


Closing Date: 18/10/21

Mentoring Coordinator


Salary: £20,050 – £21,106 per annum


Location: Kings Lynn/Norwich/Cambridgeshire


Contract: Permanent


Hours: 35





About us:


Here at Break we love delivering amazing services for children and young people.  Our team are committed to providing care, support, and a brighter future for the children, young people, and families who need us, for as long as they need us.


We are very proud of our team of volunteer mentors, who provide invaluable support to some of our most vulnerable young people and families. Each young person has very different needs, so the type of contact a mentor has with their mentee will vary. Their contact may include casual activities such as going out for lunch or walks; helping young people access local community activities; or providing support with finding employment or educational opportunities. No mentor relationship is the same. A supportive relationship with a mentor – who is not family or a close friend – can encourage a young person to make positive changes in their life.



About the role and you:


We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about delivering amazing services to our young people, and would embrace the opportunity to be a part of this dynamic and evolving service.


Typical duties of the role will include:


  • To hold regular recruitment and awareness raising events in the community


  • To carry out appropriate checks, references, interviews and be available to assist the service to offer and deliver appropriate training for all potential mentors


  • To assist in the matching of suitable mentors to young people/families


  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date records – including agreed outcome measurements so that the service may be monitored and evaluated


  • To supervise the mentors allocated and carry out an annual review


  • To oversee the smooth running of mentor/mentee relationships and provide guidance to mentors and mentees to ensure that both have an enriching mentoring experience



What can we offer?


We are proud of the fact that we are a supportive employer who rewards you for your hard work and involvement in our life-changing charity. There are multiple benefits of this role, such as:


  • A competitive holiday allowance
  • Enhanced pension contributions of employer 5% and employee 3%
  • Discounted Will writing service
  • Employee access to Techscheme, allowing you to buy tech more easily
  • Support for improving your financial wellbeing
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes, including pension
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Support for your mental health via our employee counselling service
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to a wealth of development opportunities


Full details regarding the role can be found under the documents sections at the top of the advert.


Closing Date: 18/10/2021


Interview dates: TBC


For more information on this job opportunity, please contact the People Resources Team via our website.


Please note, all invites to interview will be sent via email. Please regularly check your emails, including any spam folders, for further communication from us. Failure to attend an interview may result in your application being withdrawn.


To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKBA guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.


We are committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post.  We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.


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