Job Title: Youth Worker (Qualified)
Reports To: Project Manager
Location: County Durham
Hours: Full Time & Part Time Hours Available
Contract: Fixed Term to March 2025
Salary: Circa £25,000 per annum, pro rata
About the Employer
Our client aims to be the UK’s leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work. They are dedicated to protecting the environment and fostering a future where people and the planet can thrive together. They aim to support communities across the region to achieve their full potential through pride and place no matter the challenges they face.
This programme will deliver this charity’s mission of supporting people to improve their prospects and reach their full potential.
About the role
Working as a member of the dedicated Youth Team you will engage with targeted communities to provide and promote inclusive opportunities for young people and young adults to develop positive working relationships that will enable them to achieve their potential.
You will work with vulnerable young people and young adults who have significant and complex barriers to help and support them to identify solutions and progress towards entry into education, employment or training as well as engaging in effective mutli-agency working with all agencies responsible for those in these cohorts.
You will provide a valuable resource for this organisation to enable it to achieve their objectives. Dealing with a variety of Youth project delivery tasks in a diverse and busy internal and external environment, ensuring deadlines are met whilst maintaining quality.
- Youth Work Qualification at Level 3 or above
- Proven experience of engaging, coaching and supporting Young People and Young Adults who are NEET to progress.
- Experience of engaging partners and partnership working
- Excellent understanding of what opportunities for education employment or training exist in an area
- Proven experience of successfully achieving programme performance targets
- Excellent communication skills
- Have a professional, tactful and patient approach
Closing date: Midnight on 3rd March 2024
Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.
Make yourself at home:
This organisation wants you to be yourself and they value everything that makes you unique. They recognise and celebrate your difference and together you will make the charity a special and great place to work. As a Disability Confident employer they offer a guaranteed interview to applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the role.
They ensure that they provide a safe environment for adults, children and young people to take part in any activity or service that they organise. They are committed to creating a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk. Their safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and comprehensive process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all the people they appoint are suitable to work with children, young people and adults.
No agencies please.