Outreach Youth Development Worker

Reference

GWA/AR/057140

Sector

Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals

Salary

£11.20 to £12.80 Per Hour

Town/City

Chelmsford

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

10/12/2021

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Outreach Youth Development Worker Location: Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Thurrock

Rate of pay: £11.20ph - £12.80 ph.  

Hours of work: 6 - 12 hours per week negotiable (including evenings and occasional weekends and residentials)

The Role:

They are looking for an Outreach Youth Development Worker to join their team and to contributing to the vision and values of the company as a community focused organisation.

Role Responsibilities:

 

  • To support the actively engage in the detached and outreach programme.
  • Support young people in their schools and on their estates that are on the edge of school exclusion, mental health issues or Serious Youth Violence through after school 1-2-1s, positive activities and holiday programs.
  • Liaise and build rapport with Statutory, community and voluntary youth organisations in order to provide warm introductions to the young people we work with.
  • Carry out community profiles and mapping of young people in their communities developing and co-designing programs that meet the needs of the youth in her communities.
  • Work with the adapted COVID-19 detached and outreach plan.

 

Essential Skills & Requirements:

 

  • Minimum Level 3 youth work qualification or equivalent with level 2 in English
  • Working with young people on estates streets and in community and outreach settings
  • Working with challenging young people in a full-time paid capacity including: information, advice and guidance, 1-2-1 mentoring  workshops
  • Working with young people with boarder line or undiagnosed mental health issues.
  • Managing safeguarding incidents
  • Delivering positive activities/youth clubs. Specialist activities: Dance, Sports, Arts, Gym etc.
  • Develop relationships within secondary schools with all staff
  • Work well in a team and on own initiative
  • Manage young people in a one-to-one and group setting
  • Relate, empathise and support disaffected young people in order to encourage development
  • Organise own workload, meet output targets and work under pressure and keep accurate on-going learner records and reviews
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic understanding of office systems and operations
  • Willingness and ability to be flexible

 

If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity offering great benefits including 25 days annual leave, pension and Continuing Professional Development then please forward your CV as soon as possible.                                 

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