Youth Mentor (SEN / alternative education)

  • Permanent
  • Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Up to £20 per hour USD / Year
  • Salary: Up to £20 per hour

Amber Mullally

Are you an experienced senior youth worker seeking a new challenge?

Do you have experience working with high risk, vulnerable young people?

Are you looking for flexible working hours?

Do you have experience working 1:1 with young people with challenging behaviour? 

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Sugarman Children’s Services are looking for a motivated, passionate, reliable and friendly individual to join our team. providing 1:1 mentoring support to children with complex and challenging needs.


As an outreach youth worker, you will be responsible for offering a range of support to Primary/ Secondary students, from a few hours to multiple sessions per week, during school hours.  We are seeking individuals who share our passion for making a difference in the lives of young people by building a rapport with the young people to gain a good perspective of their day-today experience and support them engaging in positive activities.  You will be required to take the young person out into the community, build on their self- confidence, self – esteem.  Support to reintegrate them back into an education setting. 

Our young people are based within Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area.


About the role:

  • Working with primary/secondary aged young people, with challenging behaviours and complex needs.
  • Support with life skills, social skills.
  • Engaging successfully with challenging young people, for example children who have complex needs, are reluctant to discuss their needs, and are unable to regulate and process their feelings.
  • Flexible working days (Monday – Friday)
  • Flexible working hours (9am-12pm or 1pm to 3pm)
  • Term Time only 
  • Provision: SEN / SEND/ 
  • Pay Rate: £20 per hour
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole.
  • Provision is usually held at residential or within a community venue subjecting on the needs of the young person. 

To be eligible for this exciting opportunity we require the following:

  • Experience working with young people with challenging behaviour/ complex needs.
  • Have a good understanding of managing/mentoring young people.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience 
  • Enhanced DBS on the update system or willing to apply for a new DBS if required.
  • Hold right to work in the UK.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Safeguarding Policy
  • Provision is usually held in a residential or within a community venue subjecting on the needs of the student

If you are looking for a new, rewarding and fulfilled role in teaching, please apply with a copy of your up-to-date CV.  Alternatively, if you have any questions call 02039577215 or 02039577277.

Sugarman Health and Well-being is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

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