Vacancies

Our current vacancies are listed here. Please click on the areas below for more information.

School Support Project Officer

CLOSES: N/A

Countywide remit with specific focus on West Kent

£23,000 - £26,000 (Pro rata for term-time only)

Do you want a role that enables you to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people? Do you recognise the importance of emotional well-being and resilience in a child’s development? Do you feel passionate about the difference children and young people can make through Youth Social Action?

Do you have the professional experience and skills to work with children and young people, 1:1 and in groups, to achieve positive and sustained change?

If your answer is “yes!” to these questions, then we hope you may be interested to hear that we are seeking to appoint a Project Officer (Well-Being). This role offers an exciting opportunity to use evidence based approaches and programmes of support to achieve maximum impact.

While your background may be in education, counselling, youth work or any other related area, we are particularly looking for a highly motivated, dynamic and talented individual, experienced at working creatively and innovatively.

Countywide remit with specific focus on West Kent.

Fixed Term Contract until 1st April 2022, extension subject to continued funding.

For an informal discussion, please contact Jody Brown on 07725 595745 or Sally Williamson on 07725 595722

This post will be withdrawn as soon as the position has been filled.

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please return your completed application form to recruitment@salusgroup.org.uk

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Intensive Mentors

CLOSES: N/A

Multiple posts across Kent

£23,000 - £26,000 (Dependent upon experience)

We know that many young people have been deeply affected by the pandemic. They tell us that they feel more anxious, more isolated, and more in need of support than before. Now, more than ever, young people need our help to build their resilience and promote their well-being by helping them to reconnect with the world around them.

Do you have the professional experience and skills to work with young people to achieve positive and sustained change? Do you have diverse skills that mean you can also meaningfully engage with families?

If your answer is “yes!” to these questions, then we hope you may be interested to hear that we are seeking to appoint multiple Intensive Mentors, across Kent, as part of the HeadStart Kent Programme. These roles offer an exciting opportunity to use evidence-based approaches and programmes of support to achieve maximum impact.

While your background may be in education, counselling, youth work or any other related area, we are particularly looking for highly motivated, dynamic, and talented individuals, experienced at working creatively and innovatively to achieve change.

For more information, please contact Sally Williamson on 07725 595722 or Jody Brown on 07725 595745.

This post will be withdrawn as soon as the position has been filled.

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please return your completed application form to recruitment@salusgroup.org.uk

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Youth Mentor

CLOSES: N/A

Dartford, Gravesend, Medway, Swale & Sevenoaks

£26,000

At Salus, we are very proud of the multi-skilled team of experienced, talented and motivated practitioners who drive our innovative new Serious Youth Violence Service.

Salus has a long history of delivering ‘cutting edge’ services to children and young people who need our support the most. Youth violence has devastating consequences for individuals, families, communities and society at large. We believe that children and young people involved in gangs, youth violence or any form of exploitation, are first and foremost, vulnerable and in need of support and protection.

Through funding obtained by Kent County Council, in collaboration with Kent Police and Medway Council, the new service will work creatively, using evidence of what works, to support children, young people, their families and communities to both prevent and tackle serious youth violence. We want to ensure young people are supported to build their resilience and move away from violence and harm.

Quite simply, we are looking for a Mentor with the life experience and/or professional experience that means that they know what it takes to achieve the best. We are driven to make a real difference in the lives of children and young people and relentless in our pursuit of excellence in all services for them.

We are looking for team members who are committed, motivated and passionate and have both the experience and flair needed to really make a difference.  If you have got what it takes to help us achieve our mission, we would be really be interested to hear from you.

For more information please contact Sally Ward on 07725 595737 or Sally Williamson on 07725 595722.

Location: Dartford, Gravesend, Medway, Swale & Sevenoaks.
Contract Details: Full-time or part-time considered. On a fixed term contract until 1st June 2022. Extension subject to continued funding. Includes evening and weekend work.

This post will be withdrawn as soon as the position has been filled.

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please return completed application forms to recruitment@salusgroup.org.uk

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Administration Officer

CLOSES: N/A

Based in Faversham or Ashford (negotiable)

£20,000 (pro rata if part-time)

Salus is a social enterprise at the cutting edge of services for children, young people, families, and communities.

We are currently looking for an experienced individual to provide administrative and clerical support to members of the management team particularly in our Serious Youth Violence and Employment Support Services.

The role is interesting and varied and requires the post holder to assist in all aspects of the service and take a proactive role in relation to day-to-day functioning.

Previous experience of administrative roles is essential and proficiency in Microsoft Office will be required.

The successful candidate will need to be able to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

For more information, please contact

For more information, please contact Peter Heckel on 07725 595719 or Sally Ward on 07725 595737.

This post will be withdrawn as soon as the position has been filled.

Hours: Full-time or part-time

Location: Faversham or Ashford (negotiable)

All roles are on a fixed term contract until January 2022.  

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please return completed application forms to recruitment@salusgroup.org.uk

This post will be withdrawn as soon as the position has been filled.

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Intensive Family Caseworkers

CLOSES: 02.08.21

Thanet, Canterbury, Swale and Gravesham

£23,000 - £26,000 (pro-rata if part-time)

Salus Employment Support Service

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of an innovative and ground-breaking service using whole family approaches to tackle unemployment.

We know that sometimes, the ability to work is frustrated by lots of complex issues. We know that being employed is linked to many positive outcomes for parents and their children. We also know that tackling the barriers and disadvantages that some unemployed parents face, will require some skilled and intensive support to overcome.

Do you have what it takes to make a real difference to the lives of families facing multiple challenges? Do you have a professional background that gives you the knowledge to work with families for maximum impact? Do you have wide ranging, and diverse skills gained through experience of working with families in challenging circumstances?

Do you understand the barriers to employment and have creative ideas to overcome these? Most importantly, do you have the personal skills and values to be creative and resilient in engaging families, to offer practical focused support and challenge and at all times, to ‘think family’.

If your answer is “yes!” to these questions, then we hope you may be interested to hear that we are seeking to appoint a number of Intensive Family Caseworkers for the brand new Salus Employment Service.

While your background may be in social work, youth work, housing, employment, community development or any other related area, we are particularly looking for highly motivated and talented individuals, experienced at working creatively, innovatively, and respectfully to achieve change.

For more information, please contact Sally Williamson on 07725 595722 or Peter Heckel on 07725 595719.

Closing date: 5pm on 2nd August 2021

Hours: Full-time or part-time roles available

Location: Thanet, Canterbury, Swale and Gravesham

All roles are on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2022.  

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please return completed application forms to recruitment@salusgroup.org.uk

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Practice Supervisors

CLOSES: 02.08.21

Thanet/Canterbury, Swale or Gravesham

£27,000

Salus Employment Support Service

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of an innovative and ground-breaking service using whole family approaches to tackle unemployment.

 We know that sometimes, the ability to work is frustrated by lots of complex issues. We know that being employed is linked to many positive outcomes for parents and their children. We also know that tackling the barriers and disadvantages that some unemployed parents face, will require some skilled and intensive support. To do this effectively, we are currently looking for Practice Supervisors to join our brand new service.

Do you have the professional background, experience, and knowledge to oversee a team working with families for maximum impact? Do you have the practice, IT, and analytical skills to ensure that performance is effectively managed? Most importantly, do you have the personal skills and values to be a creative and resilient manager working proactively to deliver the best possible service?

If your answer is “yes!”, then we hope you may be interested in applying for this position!

For more information, please contact Sally Williamson on 07725 595722 or Peter Heckel on 07725 595719.

Closing date: 5pm on 2nd August 2021

Hours: 37 hours per week (alternatives considered)

Location: Thanet/Canterbury, Swale or Gravesham

All roles are on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2022.  

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please return completed application forms to recruitment@salusgroup.org.uk

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Youth Worker

CLOSES: 31.08.21

Predominantly Tonbridge & Malling District but also Tunbridge Wells District

£18,000

Salus is a social enterprise established to deliver services to children and young people.

We are currently seeking a full-time Youth Worker to work alongside the Senior Youth Worker in the Tonbridge & Malling District, to implement a range of centre and outreach-based youth services in the district. The role will involve working directly with young people and supporting the Senior worker in day-to-day administration and running of sessions and projects, to offer a service of support with an aim to improve young people’s emotional health and well-being.

We are looking for a talented individual, with experience in working directly with young people in creative and innovative ways to achieve the best possible outcomes. This post will require energy and enthusiasm to ensure the success of this highly valued service.

Location: Predominantly Tonbridge & Malling District but also Tunbridge Wells District as needed
Contract Details: full-time – 37 hours per week. Permanent contract. Includes evening and weekend work

For more information, please contact Roxanne Frost on 07719 521491 or Peter Heckel on 07725 595719.
Or email: roxanne.frost@salusgroup.org.uk

Closing Date: 9am 31st August 2021
Interview Date: TBC

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please return completed application forms to recruitment@salusgroup.org.uk

Please note, this post will be withdrawn as soon as the position is filled.

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