Senior Youth Worker x 2

Recruiter
Future Men
Location
Warwick Avenue or Pimlico, London
Salary
£31,000 to £34,000 depending on experience (pro-rata)
Posted
01 Apr 2021
Closes
22 Apr 2021
Hours
Full Time

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Senior Youth Worker – Future Youth

ROLE 1:

Location: Amberley Youth Hub, Warwick Avenue

Hours: 35hrs/wk. Monday to Friday. Regular evenings until c.9pm.  

Salary: £31,000 to £34,000 depending on experience.

Contract: Permanent

ROLE 2:

Location: Churchill Gardens Youth Hub, Pimlico

Hours: 20hrs/wk. Tuesday to Friday. Regular evenings until c.9pm.  

Salary: £17,714 to £19,428 for 20hrs per week (which is equivalent to £31,000 to £34,000 for a full time 35hr/wk salary).

Contract: Fixed term. 12 months initially, with possibility to extend.

Annual leave: 24 days pro rata (accruing a day a year up to maximum of 28 days pro rata) plus Bank Holidays

FM Board of Trustees may award Cost of Living salary increases annually, however, it is at their discretion

This post holder is required to have an enhanced DBS check and to subscribe to the DBS update service.

BACKGROUND

Future Men is a specialist charity that provides emotional and practical support for boys and young men. Through our practice-led services, we work with boys and men from childhood to 25 to help them become healthy, dynamic, future men. From structured school programmes and youth hubs, to individual one-to-one sessions and outreach work, we provide the vital support and advocacy that changes boys and young men’s lives for the better. We focus our work with boys and men who face structural discrimination and disadvantage, including of race, income, and community.

Our Youth Hubs play a key part in helping boys and young people’s personal and social development. Based in Westminster, The Amberley and Churchill Gardens, provide a space for young people aged 8-19 to take part in activities such as music production, sport and games, as well as development programmes such as healthy relationships, inclusion and diversity training. Bridging the gap between formal and non-formal education, we help young people learn about themselves, and others around them to create positive outcomes for their futures.

The most useful gift we can give to young people individually and collectively is the gift of hope and self-belief that comes with finding the tools to foster resilience and navigate their own future. We work to enable the young people at our youth clubs to thrive rather than simply survive. This builds social and community capital and affects issues of poverty, violence, lack of education and aspiration for all.

MAIN PURPOSE(S) OF POST

As a Senior Youth Worker you will be responsible for the development and delivery of the youth hub programme one of our Youth Hubs. You will set, organise and run community programmes aimed at young people aged between 8 and 19. Through these programmes, you'll help them to explore and understand their ideas, values and beliefs, building their confidence and life skills so that they can make a successful transition to adulthood. A key element will be to support new developments, identify best practice and embed these in current services, in line with Future Men’s mission, strategy and business plan.          

You will be responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the club - ensuring organisational processes and youth club quality standards are maintained.  You will line manage youth club staff and volunteers, ensuring their performance, support and development.

You will monitor, evaluate and report on the service delivery at the club and support work to secure funding to allow the service to continue and grow.  You will network and liaise with key external stakeholders that support the development, funding and spread of the work in your area.

You may also be responsible of the design and delivery of limited sessions off site, including at our other youth hub.

How to apply

For the full application pack please see the Future Men website.

  • Review the Job Description and Person Specification
  • Download and complete the Future Men job application form
  • Download and complete the Equal Opportunities form
  • Return the forms to Office Administrator by 11pm, 22nd April 2021 via email to info@futuremen.org

Should you have any questions regarding the application please contact us via email at info@futuremen.org or telephone 0207 237 5353.

  • Closing date: 11pm, Thursday 22nd April 2021
  • Interviews date: Thursday 29th April 2021

Future Men is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process.  All employees within our organisation are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Future Men is an equal opportunity and a Living Wage employer.

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