Outreach Assistant (Care Experienced Programmes) - #972320
Queen's University Belfast
£32,024 to £36,744
5th February 2024
19th February 2024
The Directorate of Education and Student Services (Widening Participation Unit) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Outreach Assistant (Care Experienced Programmes).
Reporting to the Outreach Officer (Care Experienced Programmes) the postholder will be responsible for the delivery of specific projects as part of an aspiration and attainment raising programme with a particular focus on care experience (e.g. Reading and Numeracy Together Programmes), working with young people who meet widening participation criteria including: no parental experience of Higher Education, low-income households, disadvantaged neighbourhoods, carers, refugees or asylum seekers.
The postholder will act as a named Care Experienced contact for pre-entry, current students and sector wide stakeholders providing 1-1 support, information, advice and signposting.
The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:
- A primary degree or equivalent.
- Significant relevant experience of working with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds including demonstrable experience of those who are Care Experienced.
- Experience of event planning, facilitating workshops and delivering presentations to a range of audiences.
- Experience of providing 1 to 1 support meetings and signposting for Care Experienced students.
Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteriaplease visit our website.