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Published: 15 May 2024

Assistant youth worker vaccancy

Job Title: Part-Time Assistant Youth Worker
Location: Durrington Jubilee Pavilion, Recreation Ground, and surrounding area.
Two evenings a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year (5 Hours a week) and Friday evenings during term time (2.5 hours additional a week for 39 weeks). Equivalent to an average of 30 hours a month.
Salary: £12.18 per hour
About Us:
Durrington Town Council, Youth Service is a dynamic youth organisation committed to empowering young individuals. We aim to create a safe and inclusive environment where young people can grow and thrive.
Role Overview:
We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Part-Time Assistant Youth Worker to support our team in delivering high-quality youth services. The successful candidate will work closely with our experienced youth worker to provide guidance, mentorship, and positive experiences for young people in Durrington.
Key Responsibilities:
Support Program Implementation.
Assist in planning and delivering a range of engaging youth activities, workshops, and events.
Help create and maintain a safe and welcoming environment for all participants.
Mentoring and Guidance:
Build positive relationships with young people, offering advice, support, and a listening ear.
Encourage personal growth, self-confidence, and goal setting among participants.
Community Engagement:
Collaborate with local schools, community organizations, and other stakeholders to promote youth initiatives.
Attend meetings and events representing the organisation as needed.
Record Keeping and Reporting:
Assist in preparing reports for funding applications and program evaluations.
Safeguarding and Well-being:
Adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures, ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants.
Respond appropriately to any safeguarding concerns or incidents.
Qualifications and Skills:
Experience: Previous experience working with young people in a similar capacity is desirable.
Qualifications: A relevant qualification in youth work, social work, or a related field is preferred but not essential. A qualification in First aid would be helpful.
Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Team Player:
Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently when required.
Reliable and Responsible: Demonstrated reliability, punctuality, and a strong sense of responsibility.
Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs and demands of the role.
Additional Information:
The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
Regular evening work is required.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV along with a covering letter outlining their relevant experience and interest in the role to the Clerk at clerk@durringtontowncouncil.gov.uk by 4th June 2024.
Closing Date for Applications: 4th June 2024
Durrington Town Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Durrington Town Council, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.