Weybridge – Youth Worker

Job Title:                               Youth Worker
Hours:                                   Wednesday Night (18.15-21.15)
Length of Contract:         Permanent
Location                               Weybridge Youth Centre, Portmore Way, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 8JD
Rate of pay:                        £9.44
Responsible to:                  Lead Youth Worker

This job description may be subject to review as the organisation is constantly developing. This will be in consultation with the job holder

Purpose

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

Experience

  • 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
  • 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
  • Able to record keep and communicate within the team

Qualifications (desirable)

  • A Level 2 qualification in Youth Work

For more information please click the details below for the job description and application form.

Youth Worker_Weybridge
YW_Application Form

Closing date: 02/01/2018

Interviews: W/C 08/01/2018

If you are interested in finding out more or applying for the role, then please contact us at info@eikon.org.uk  for an application form or go to www.eikon.org.uk

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