Senior Youth Worker
Senior Youth Worker
Location: Three Rivers
Salary Range: £34,015 - £36,973 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Hertfordshire County Council, YCH Services for Young People, is the primary provider of youth work; information, advice and careers guidance; work related learning and work experience to young people in Hertfordshire.
The Service is a key contributor to the prevention and early intervention / early help agenda including Hertfordshire County Council’s aim of supporting young people to make a successful transition to an economically independent adult life.
The Service delivers targeted prevention and early intervention work to ensure that young people get the help they need promptly and constructively, to achieve better outcomes and to reduce escalation.
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 Three Rivers to meet Service priorities. The focus of your work will be with vulnerable and at-risk young people, evidencing learning outcomes and delivering to targets and contracts.
You will deliver projects and 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 and partners, 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 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.
You must have a nationally recognised JNC qualification for Youth and Community Workers and evidence of continued professional development.
For more information regarding the work of YCH Services for Young People please visit www.ychservicesforyoungpeople.org
For questions regarding the position please contact Kate Bignell on 01442 453917 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Sunday 31st January 2021
Interview: Thursday 11th February 2021