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Youth Club Leader

  • Employer: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  • Reference: BGCBC/21/176956
  • Published: Mon 20/12/2021, 15:20 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 20/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 8 hours
  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,080 - £25,991) per annum/pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Service based worker - Blaenau Gwent Youth Clubs, Blaenau Gwent

Job Summary 

This post is part time and only 39 weeks of the year. 

The Youth Club Leader will provide support, guidance, and mentoring to young people aged 11-24 who attend one of Blaenau Gwent Youth Service Youth Club provisions. In addition to leading a small team of youth workers within the Youth Club setting ensuring all outcomes are met. 

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An exciting and rewarding opportunity has opened for an enthusiastic individual to join the authority’s youth service team and help provide a range of activities, mentor, support and provide information and guidance to young people attending a open access youth club provision. 

As Youth Club Leader you will provide leadership to a small team of staff, undertake supervision and lead them to meet all outcomes and work programmes. The Leader will also be responsible for planning and delivery of a full programme of activity for young people taking into account their needs. 

You will develop strong links with the other youth clubs and surrounding community in order to help meet the needs of the young person and community to provide a comprehensive and holistic programme of work, whilst also addressing barriers some young people may face. 

The role requires a minimum of a level 3 qualification in Youth and Community Work and EWC registration under the category of Youth Support Worker or Working towards or a willingness to achieve the level 3 qualification in Youth and Community Work and EWC registration within a reasonable timeframe following appointment. (Please note if you already hold a qualification listed within EWC guidance you have to have a valid EWC registration before commencing in post) 

Required skills include;

  • excellent interpersonal / communication skills with the ability to relate to and enthuse young people,
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a multi-agency team,
  • the ability to assess the needs of young people and develop appropriate programme of works, and
  • a high level of personal resilience, including the ability to manage conflict and deal with stressful situations. 

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records. 

Closing Date                        20th January 2022 – 12 midnight 

Interview Date                     27th & 28th January 2022

 

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  • JD - Youth Club Leader
  • Employer: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  • Reference: BGCBC/21/176956
  • Published: Mon 20/12/2021, 15:20 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 20/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 8 hours
  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,080 - £25,991) per annum/pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Service based worker - Blaenau Gwent Youth Clubs, Blaenau Gwent

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