Family Mentoring Officer

Family Mentoring Officer (Male or Female)

Hours: 37.5 Hours per week
Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 PA (depending on qualification, skills & experience)
Duration: March 2014 (possible extension subject to funding)

The Osmani Trust is a youth and community organisation based in Tower Hamlets and Newham. The Trust offers a wide range of community, health and sporting initiatives tailored to the needs of the community. It aims to provide a holistic service, which helps people, particularly those living in disadvantaged urban communities, to re-engage with mainstream society and improve their quality of life.

In line with this growth, the Shaathi Mentoring project is seeking to recruit a Family Mentoring Officer to lead and oversee the work of the Shaathi Family Mentoring programme. We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced individual to work with vulnerable families and young people from the BAME (Black, Asian Minority Ethnic) background in Tower Hamlets.

The individual will need to have the ability to work well under pressure, meet tight deadlines and targets within the agreed time and budget. They will need to understand the challenges faced by families and young people and have the ability to provide the necessary support to help address these challenges.

The successful candidate would be subject to an enhanced CRB check.

You may download the Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification from our website

Closing date for completed application forms: Thursday 28th March 2013 12.00pm

Completed applications forms should be sent to: Noorjahan.rashid@osmanitrust.or g or Osmani Centre, 58 Underwood Road, London E1 5AW

For further information of an informal discussion please contact Noorjahan Rashid or Abu Mumin on 0207 247 8080 or email /


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