Careers

Data Analyst

We are looking for a bright and ambitious data analyst to join our team. We are seeking a dynamic individual who will work well in a fast-paced environment.

 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for data and the insights that data analysis can unlock. We are looking for someone with an eye for detail, who can think creatively about data and who is excited about contributing to the data-driven culture of WLZ.

 

Reporting to the Data and Systems Manager, the Data Analyst will:

  • Manage and develop WLZ’s pioneering data system for measuring the impact of a leading collective impact and children’s zone initiative in the UK;
  • Oversee data management at all stages of the data analytics pipeline, from collection, to cleaning and analysis, to reporting;
  • Build and sustain relationships with data contacts in WLZ’s schools and partner organisations to facilitate the timely flow of data so as to enable WLZ to track our progress and impact.

WLZ takes the skills development of our staff seriously, and as Data Analyst, you will have the opportunity to expand your skills into data programming, working for one of the only UK charities that utilises the R programming language in every aspect of the data analytics pipeline.

 

Closing date for Applications –11pm 3rd June 2018

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

To apply, please send a completed application form to recruitment@westlondonzone.org.  



Link Worker Manager

We are looking for a talented individual to lead and manage a team of Link Workers and their delivery in schools.

 

This role could suit an experienced practitioner looking to further develop as a leader and manager, or someone with significant existing experience in managing frontline staff who is seeking a new challenge. The WLZ team has a culture of high performance and we are seeking a dynamic individual who will work well in a fast-paced environment.

 

The ideal candidate will have some leadership experience in social care or education and must possess the high levels of energy, integrity and creativity that this exciting role demands.

 

The Link Worker Manager will provide leadership of their Link Worker team as follows:

  • Lead and manage WLZ Link Workers’ work with children, young people and families.
  • Support WLZ Link Workers’ relationships in schools.
  • Support WLZ Link Workers’ management of WLZ partner charities’ work with children, young people and families.
  • Oversee WLZ Link Workers data collection and reporting to drive outcomes, meet targets and evidence impact.
  • Develop the professional expertise of the Link Worker role, and its approach in School settings

 

Closing date for Applications –11pm 3rd June 2018

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

To apply, please send a completed application form to recruitment@westlondonzone.org



Link Workers

We are looking for Link Workers to work in our primary schools and Early Years settings.

 

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with experience in and a passion for providing children and families with the opportunities and relationships to enable them to flourish in life. Applicants will be highly professional, understand the boundaries required for this work, meticulous in their attention to detail and able to recognise the rigour required in reporting and data collection so as to evidence their own and other organisations’ work. WLZ Link Workers are individuals who are creative, constantly looking for new situations and solutions to improve the lives of children and families, and who have great energy and enthusiasm for this work.

 

WLZ Link Worker role

The main purpose of this role is to engage with children, young people and families in the support we offer them through our social sector partners in West London. There are five key components to the Link Worker role. These are:

  • Work mostly from the school settings to engage children, young people and families; build a trusted adult relationship that enables understanding, including each child, young person and their family’s strengths and needs
  • Co-ordinate support for the children, young people and their families, that is delivered by WLZ social sector partners, mostly in the school setting; ensure it complements what is on offer in the school and runs smoothly
  • Further widen the network of support for the whole family by linking them to existing organisations and opportunities in the community
  • Support the children, young people and families to sustain their efforts with their support so that they progress, according to the terms of WLZ’s outcomes contract; rigorously report on their efforts and progress; provide observations on the community
  • Think creatively to find solutions to problems and overcome challenges so that the best support possible is available to the children, young people and their families and they stick with it

Please note that both full and part-time roles are available.

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

To apply, please send a completed application form to recruitment@westlondonzone.org

 

Applications received before 11.00pm on Sunday 17th June will be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 5pm on Monday 18th June.