Senior Youth Worker
Senior Youth Worker
£31,820 - £34,585 pa
37 hours per week
Stevenage - Delivery: North Herts
Job Number HCC10459
Hertfordshire County Council is a leading local authority with a highly regarded YC Hertfordshire service which delivers a range of community and school based work including targeted prevention and early intervention youth work projects and programmes.
You will be part of a team delivering across North Herts to meet Service priorities. You will develop young people’s confidence, self-esteem; resilience; enable them to learn new skills and enhance their employability. You will be working with vulnerable groups; those who are challenged in education, their community or home life.
You will be supported to establish new initiatives and develop, with young people, stimulating and challenging preventative programmes, evidencing outcomes and delivering to targets. You will work in group settings and deliver one-to-one support to identified individuals.
The ability to quickly establish positive relationships with diverse groups of young people and partners, to respond flexibly to their needs and to the changing priorities of the Service is essential. You will need to be a good communicator and advocate of young people.
You will deliver face to face work in accordance with JNC terms and conditions including residentials. You will be required to travel across the county so access to a vehicle is essential.
Benefits for working with Hertfordshire County Council include:
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary exchange for additional benefits
- Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
- Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
- Staff Support Groups
- Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
- Excellent Wellbeing schemes
- Lease Car Scheme
For more information regarding the work of YC Hertfordshire please visit www.ychertfordshire.org
Closing date: 24th July 2018.
Interviews: 3rd August 2018.
Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here