Head of Link Work

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with significant professional experience in education, social work, youth and/or play work, counselling or similar. Applicants will be excellent leaders, professional and passionate about providing young people and families with the opportunities and relationships to enable them to flourish  in life.

The Head of Link Work leads and manages the frontline delivery of the WLZ programme in order that children achieve well. There are five key components to the role:

  • To manage the Link Work team to deliver a high quality programme consistent with programme design.
  • To support and enable the Link Work team to ensure good team health and culture
  • To work collaboratively and relationally with a range of stakeholders to include school leaders, partner organisations, funders, parents, carers and children
  • To ensure Link Work is delivered in line with WLZ’s Safeguarding Framework and that all aspects of Link Work comply with relevant legislation and safer working practices – e.g. data protection, health and safety
  • To work closely with the Head of Impact and Head of Partnerships to ensure alignment of the Link Work team and the WLZ Delivery Partners to the impact mission of the organisation. 

Click here for a full application pack, and here to download an application form.

To apply, please send a completed application form to [email protected]

Applications received before 5pm on the 31st January 2020 will be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 5pm on Monday 3rd February 2020. The first round interviews will take place on the 7th February.