Youth Worker

Recruiter
Surrey County Council
Location
Surrey
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
1325194564
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description
Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.
About the role
Full Address: Office at Selsdon Road, Hew Haw, Surrey, KT15 3HP.

Exact working hours: 1 or 2 evenings per week (3 hours each evening). At Sunbury & Walton YC, Surrey.
Job details
Main purpose of Job

· Engage the young people within their own community and signpost to existing services or work in new projects as appropriate

· To plan and prepare for sessions

· Evaluate and review all youth work sessions

· To undertake relevant training and development opportunities where appropriate

· Identify needs and aspirations of young people and involve them in planning, developing and leading sessions and/or personal development plans

· To work within effective local partnerships to meet the needs of young people in Surrey

Experience

· Working with young people preferably in an informal education setting

· Working within a team and being supportive of the team aims and objectives

· Working with young people to produce individual development plans (desirable)

· Experience of monitoring and evaluating youth work (desirable)

Skills and Abilities

· Be able to recognise current issues for young people and the barriers they may face that leave them vulnerable

· To be pro-active when participating in new projects

· Ability to deal professionally with the pressures young people and communities bring

· Willingness to adapt to the changing needs of the community and young people

· Have confidence to work with other agencies that support young people

· Committed to working to organisational Policies and Procedures in particular with regard to the safeguarding of young people and working within our equality and diversity policy

· Be able to attend meetings and training sessions when required

· Ability to work flexible hours including mornings, afternoons, evenings or weekends

· Ability to use ICT, for record keeping and communication, within the team

Qualifications (desirable)

· A Level 2 qualification in Youth Work

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