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Youth Activity Worker - Outreach x 2

Location
Borough wide
Reference
BG12899 & BG12900
Salary
Grade 4 (18,070 - 20,661 per annum, pro rata)
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
Fixed Term 24 months
Job Type
External

Job Summary

The Education Department is looking to appoint two Youth Activity Workers within the Outreach programme to deliver a varied range of activities to young people within the borough.

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The successful candidate will work with young people, aged 11 – 25 years and will establish and build relationships, whilst encouraging, inspiring and supporting their personal development. 

*Flexibility is required as there will be a need to cover various bases throughout the borough and the role includes unsociable hours.                                                                                          

Principal accountabilities for this role include:

 

  1. Working alongside staff in the delivery of direct consultation through various activities ensuring that young people are involved in the design, delivery and evaluation of service and activities.
  2. Working in ways which promote equality of opportunity, participation and responsibility.
  3. Maintaining a strict code of confidentiality
  4. To maintain and develop skills through appropriate training as and when required

 

The successful candidate will be required to have a Level 2 qualification in Youth and Community work and be registered with EWC.  Other essential experience and skills includes a high level of personal resilience, the ability to manage conflict and deal with stressful situations along with good communication skills.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

 

Closing Date:                   Thursday 24th August 2017 - 1pm

 

Interview Date:                 Tuesday 29th August 2017 

Job Description Download
JD_Youth_Activity_Worker_x_2.pdf
Closing Date
24/08/2017

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