Youth Worker Bank

Surrey County Council
£15,000 - £19,999
10 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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: Various Evenings, between 16.30 & 21.00.
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


· 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