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Outdoor Youth Support Worker

Bath City Farm
Bath, Somerset
£23,178 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Nov 2021
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Bath City Farm is seeking a new Youth Support Worker to develop our successful youth programme.  In this role you will engage hard to reach young people in the immediate areas of Southdown, Whiteway and Twerton, and involve them with outdoor activities on the Farm’s 37-acre site. As part of a small team you will develop activities to improve the emotional wellbeing, physical health, confidence, and life skills of local young people.   

This post is part funded by Children in Need and you will help to deliver a 3-year programme.  You will set up monitoring and evaluation systems to report to funders and for the Farm’s learning and planning.  The Farm is starting a new 3 year strategy and youth work will contribute towards our overall plan to engage the local community in food and farming. 

This role needs somebody experienced in working with young people, who has wide knowledge of youth work and practices and a real enthusiasm for bringing out the best in young people.   Ideally you will have a level 3 youth work qualification or show sufficient competency for the post and undertaking the qualification. 

You will enjoy working outdoors regardless of weather.  You may have skills and experience in wood craft, horticulture, landscaping and or working with animals. 

For an informal chat about the role please contact Ruth Jones: 

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Please also click and complete our equalities and diversity survey. Please note, applications must be made using our application form. CVs will not be accepted. 

Hours: 15 hours per week (across 2-3 days, including Saturday and evening work) 

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th November by 1pm 

Proposed interview date: Thursday 9th December 2021  

Salary: £23,178 per annum pro rata. Salaries to be reviewed in accordance with our job ranking/evaluation scheme by the start of 2022 

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Bath City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and of vulnerable adults. 

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