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Youth Worker

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/33634/11397
  • Published: Tue 24/11/2020, 15:31 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 07/12/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,580 - £26,390
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

Full Address: to be based from YMCA Sovereign Centre, Slipshatch Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 8HA, but delivery is across East Surrey

Exact working hours:

35 hours per week - Monday to Friday including 3 afternoons / evenings with a finish time of 21:30, and weekend work as and when required.

Any further details:

Holiday Entitlement – 4 weeks per annum plus bank holidays. The holiday year runs from 1st April – 31st March. An incremental increase applies with service and commences after 2 years completed service. A maximum of 5 weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata) is available after 6 years’ service.

Benefits - The post holder will be entitled to free use of the YMCA East Surrey Fitness Centre, and half price childcare for dependents. There is free parking available at all of our sites and we operate a Cycle to Work Scheme.

Job Advert

Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.

Job Details

Job purpose: To develop, coordinate and deliver a range of youth work projects across East Surrey including mentoring, centre based and detached youth work programme operating in a variety of localities.

 

Main responsibilities

  1. To coordinate and deliver youth work projects across East Surrey including mentoring, detached and centre based youth work
  2. To actively engage with young people aged 10 to 18 in a wide range of youth work programmes that promote personal and social development
  3. To deliver information, advice, and guidance to young people referring to specialist agencies where appropriate
  4. To implement the YMCA East Surrey Youth Service detached youth work plan, through face to face youth work with the involvement of young people and quality assurance procedures in the assigned areas
  5. To record and collect data with various tools such as Outcome Star and to use this to evaluate the effectiveness of youth work programmes
  6. Attend staff meetings, training and staff development events, as appropriate, to ensure continuous professional competence and development
  7. Involve young people in co-production methods in all the youth work undertaken
  8. Assist in the recruitment of paid part time and voluntary staff
  9. To be responsible for the line management of a team of part time youth workers, to carry out regular one to ones and an annual appraisal and to identify and action any training or development needs
  10. Ensure that staff understand and operate in accordance with YMCA East Surrey policies and procedures for health and safety, risk assessment and safeguarding children and young people to provide a safe working environment
  11. To be responsible for a small youth work budget and where appropriate to seek external funding to enhance the range of opportunities for young people in the assigned areas.
  12. Contribute to the development and production of youth service policies, plans and procedures to ensure they are appropriate to the needs and aspirations of young people
  13. Liaise with local partners and stakeholders in schools, the voluntary and statutory sectors to enhance the coherence, range, reach and quality of services for young people
Additional Information

Contact number - 01737 779979

Email - recruitment@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

For full details on the role and who we are looking for, please see the job description which also includes the person specification. To then apply for the role please complete the application & equal opportunities form and email it to recruitment@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk . Alternatively, please visit the YMCA East Surrey website - www.ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk and complete an online application form.

Company Information

YMCA East Surrey is a local charity committed to helping individuals to develop to their full potential with a focus on children and young people and those who are vulnerable or facing disadvantage.  We are an independent organisation that has been responding to local need since 1870, and we are a member of the wider YMCA movement.

From sport, fitness and children's play, to housing service, youth work and volunteering - our services support local people to be the best they can be, with a focus on those who need a little extra help.

YMCA East Surrey is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to the active promotion of equal opportunity, both in the provision of our services and also through our HR practices and procedures.

We help people to believe in themselves and encourage them to raise their aspirations to achieve what they previously thought impossible.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/33634/11397
  • Published: Tue 24/11/2020, 15:31 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 07/12/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,580 - £26,390
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

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