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Mentor - Career Guidance Support Service

Positive Steps


Positive Steps is a charitable trust that delivers a range of targeted and integrated services for young people, adults and families that recognises the diversity of the people with whom we work. We are a unique organisation delivering a combination of statutory, voluntary and traded services – funded through local authority and charitable trust grants, charitable donations, contracts based on payment by results, and income generated through our sister company Positive Steps Trading – where all profits fund our charitable activity. We currently have the following vacancy:

MENTOR – Career Guidance and Support Service
Salary Range: £19,249.76 – £20,290.29 per annum + benefits
Fixed Term 6 month – 36 hours per week

The main focus of this post is to provide support for young people in Oldham, Rochdale or Tameside who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), or at risk of NEET, to enable them to develop an individual progression plan and subsequently access provision leading to a positive destination. It is expected this post will be based in Rochdale.

We offer: membership of a pension scheme; annual leave from 34-39 days (including public holidays); flexible working arrangements; a voluntary benefits programme; learning and development opportunities; and a 36 hours week.

If you are excited by this opportunity, wish to join our successful team and embrace the challenges
ahead then visit our website http://positive-steps.org.uk/work-with-us to download an application pack. Alternative application pack formats are available upon request.
If you have hearing or speech difficulties, and are a textphone user, you can call us direct in text using
Typetalk on 18001 0161 621 9400.

Please quote job reference: PS/M/10

Closing date: Midday Monday 9th November 2020

Interview: Friday 13th November 2020

The successful candidate will be an employee of Positive Steps, which operates a Safer Recruitment process to protect vulnerable young people and adults. Positive Steps Oldham will apply for an Enhanced Disclosure with the successful candidate.

We are an equal opportunities employer which values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community.

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