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Do you want to make a difference to young people’s lives?
Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We want places to look better, streets to be safer and outside areas to be green and beautiful. We want people of all ages to be able to do stuff together to make the best of where they live. The challenge is to use your skills to help develop and deliver an innovative range of youth-focused projects within Luton, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.
Full Time Youth Worker
Luton & Bedfordshire
£20,817 - £23,887 plus excellent benefits
1 year fixed term contract
Working predominantly with our team in Luton & Bedfordshire, we are seeking a highly motivated professional with strong business acumen to help drive our groundbreaking and fast-expanding youth programme forward. Whether you are delivering one of our bespoke youth initiatives or facilitating young people’s participation in evening youth work, your work will reflect the creativity and enthusiasm that’s key to everything we do. This is a great opportunity to play a vital role within our youth team both within and away from the formal school setting - with great flexibility in terms of project scope and working hours.
You will have ample scope for innovation and we’ll make sure you’re given all the support and guidance you need to really take your career forward.
Holding a nationally or locally recognised JNC youth work qualification, your experience will include working with challenging and / or at risk young people, project management and working in partnership with other agencies and the community. You will have a demonstrable ability to form effective working relationships with young people from a wide range of backgrounds and a clear understanding of the issues affecting them. You will have a talent for communicating to a wide range of audiences, combined with effective IT skills.
For an informal discussion, please contact Graeme Endersby on 01707 260129 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For an application pack, please call 01707 255172 or download via http://www.groundwork.org.uk/lutonandbedfordshire
Closing date: 12:00 16 May 2012. Interview date: 23 May 2012.