Youth Worker (Area)

Location
North Herts and Stevenage
Salary
£27,468 - £29,724 pa (Qualified) £24,153 - £26,718 pa (unqualified)
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
07 Jul 2019
Ref
HCC11930
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Youth Worker (Area)

Location: North Herts and Stevenage
Salary Range: £27,468 - £29,724 pa (Qualified) £24,153 - £26,718 pa (unqualified)
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: HCC11930

The priority for YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, is targeted prevention and early intervention to ensure that young people get the help they need early and to reduce the necessity for higher cost specialist intervention. It enables young people to succeed by providing high quality informal education opportunities to promote their personal and social development.  It supports young people who are challenged in education, their communities or home life to ensure a successful transition to adulthood.

You will be part of a team delivering across Stevenage and North Herts to meet Service priorities. The focus of your work will be with at risk and vulnerable groups and individuals, the delivery of preventative programmes, evidencing learning outcomes and delivering to targets.

You will deliver projects and programmes and will be supported to establish new initiatives which develop, with young people, stimulating and challenging youth work programmes. You will work in group settings and deliver one-to-one to identified individuals.

You will have the ability to quickly establish positive relationships with diverse groups of young people, to respond flexibly to their needs and to the priorities of the Service. You will need to be a good communicator and advocate of young people.

You will be required to 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.

Applications are welcome from qualified and unqualified candidates. Unqualified applicants will be required and funded to complete a nationally recognised JNC qualification for which you will be allocated study time.

For more information regarding the work of YC Hertfordshire please visit www.ychertfordshire.org.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Laura Butcher on 01992 555766 or email yc@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Closing date: Sunday 7th July 2019. 

Interviews: Tuesday 16th July 2019.

Additional Information

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 please visit our website.

Application Information

How to Apply:

Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

PLEASE NOTE: All questions marked with a * are mandatory questions and must be answered - you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered. For further guidance on how to apply, please visit our website.

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
  • Lease Car Scheme

Disability Confident:

“We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post”

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