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Endeavour

Endeavour has 60 years experience of developing supportive relationships with young people. We can provide tailored, bespoke programmes of personal and social development, the programmes we provide follow three phases; Engagement, Participation and Responsibility and Empowerment and always include the following core standards: Dynamic challenges, Experimental Learning, Positive reinforcement & Reward for Success, Facilitated Reviews of Learning, Challenging of unsociable Behaviours Relationship Forming, Development of Team-working and Social Awareness.

Endeavour operates and exacting Quality standards including Investor in People (since 1998) and Matrix (since 2007).

We are licensed providers of Outdoor & Adventourous Activities as inspected and assessed by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service AALS (previously Autority -AALA) ensuring high quality, safe and innovative programmes of challenge that will help young people engage with other elements of the programme.

Endeavour is backed by a knowledgeable and infuential body of Trustees - our patron for 30 years is HRH the Duke of Kent, our President is Lord Phillips, former President fo the Supreme Court, and our Chair of Trustees is Collette Bailey from the Children & Young People's Service in Rotherham, our other Trustees give us expertise in youth work ad personal development. We have a senior managment team of 4 with experience in education, NEETS, work with young offenders, IAG and vocational development, as well as finance and administration.

We have a new CEO, Steve Turner who has come from a national youth organisation and he brings excellent recent and relevant experience fo the latest initiatives and thoughts within the field of youth development. This includes the transition of grant based programmes to sustainable commissioned approaches, knowledge and experience of social return on investment and payments by results contracts. He has been extensively involved in promoting full time non-formal/alternative education as a viable route for disengaged young people to reach their full potential.

Services

We work in Schools to remotivate puplils who cant cope with formal school structures. We provide full time education in two schools of our own for young people who have not been given a mainstream school place. We work with unemployed 16-19 year olds in community projects to improve their change of progressing into a job or into further education. We work with young offenders to resettle them into a community and enable them to go straight.

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Company Limited by Guarantee No: 1157897.
Registered Charity No: 275061.

Contact Details

Endeavour Centre
Earl Marshall Rd, Firvale, Sheffield, S4 8FB
T: 0114 2438219
E: steve.truner@endeavour.org.uk
W: WWW.endeavour.co.uk

Geographical area served

  • Town Centre
  • Eastwood
  • Clifton
  • East Dene
  • Wellgate
  • Canklow
  • Broom
  • Broom Valley
  • Herringthorpe
  • Moorgate
  • Morthen
  • Springwell Gardens
  • Valley and Whiston
  • Blackburn
  • Ferham
  • Greasbrough
  • Masbrough
  • Kimberworth
  • Kimberworth Park
  • Meadowbank
  • Munsbrough
  • Rockingham
  • Scholes
  • Thornhill
  • Thorpe Hesley
  • Wingfield
  • Brampton Bierlow
  • Harley
  • Swinton
  • Wath
  • Wentworth
  • West Melton
  • Upper Haugh
  • Dalton
  • East Herringthorpe
  • Hooton Roberts
  • Kilnhurst
  • Parkgate
  • Rawmarsh
  • Ravenfield
  • Ravenfield Common
  • Thryberg
  • Brecks part of Herringthorpe
  • Dinnington
  • Slade Hooton
  • Firbeck
  • Letwell
  • Girdingwells
  • Woodsett
  • Thorpe Salvin
  • South & North Anston
  • Harthill
  • Kiveton Park
  • Wales
  • Hardwick
  • Laughton Common
  • Laughton-en-le-Morthen
  • Letwell
  • Aston
  • Aughton
  • Brinsworth
  • Catcliffe
  • Fence
  • Thurcroft
  • Treeton
  • Ulley
  • Brampton-en-le-Morthen
  • Orgreave
  • Wentworth North
  • Wentworth South
  • Wentworth Valley
  • Rotherham North
  • Rotherham South
  • Rother Valley West
  • Rother Valley South

Age ranges served

  • Secondary 13-16
  • 16-19
  • 19-25 (for young people with disabilities and special needs)

Staff

Endeavour employs 23 staff.

Volunteers

Endeavour has 23 volunteers.

Beneficiaries

Strengths

And for the Future...

Additional information

  • Nominated Child Protection Officer
  • CRB checks

Policies in Place

  • Child Protection Policy
  • Safeguarding Policy
  • Equality & Diversity Policy
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Recruitment & Selection Policy
  • Safe Lone Working Policy
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • Data Protection Policy
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Complaints Procedure
  • Internet and Email Usage Policy
  • Disciplinary and Grievance Procedure
  • Environmental Policy
  • Disability Discrimination Act Compliant
  • Marketing/Publicity Policy
  • Business Continuity Policy
  • User Involvement/Participation Policy
  • Service Users are involved in developing the service
  • Common Assessment Framework
  • Training and Development Plan