This is a temporary fixed term appointment for 1 year.
Would you like the opportunity to learn a variety of skills in working with children, young people and families in a supportive and busy team? Come and join us to help us to achieve our ambition to ensure that our children, young people and families are proud to live and work in Rotherham. An Apprenticeship is a combination of on and off the job learning and development. As an apprentice, you'll gain work experience, and achieve a nationally recognised qualification, whilst earning a wage.
We have an exciting Assistant Youth Support Worker Apprenticeship opportunity based within Early Help and Family Engagement Services. The job will involve learning the functions of working with children and young people, with a specific focus on 11 to 19 year old young people. Also, under close supervision assist in the delivery of a range of face to face activities.
- With support, work directly with young people aged 11 - 19 to develop their personal and social education by providing programmes of activities.
- Learn how to support the empowerment of young people to help them have a genuine voice and influence which contributes to decision making and positive improvements for themselves and other young people.
- Establish contact with and guide young people as part of local programmes.
- Find out about, and learn to Network with schools, colleges and other young people’s organisations.
- Find out about how the council celebrates and promotes equality, culture and diversity.
- Assist with service development by contributing to planning, delivery and monitoring of local provisions.
- Learn about the day to day administration needed to ensure smooth running of activities.
- Be working in a team to do the above, and more, in this interesting apprenticeship.
To apply for this vacancy you must have:-
- GCSE Grade A*-C, or GCSE Grade 9-4 from August 2017, or equivalent in Maths and English.
- Practical knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, internet and e-mail.
- Be enthusiastic to work with young people.
- Ideally, some experience of dealing with young people (in a paid or unpaid capacity such as volunteering or on a work placement)
The successful candidates must be prepared to achieve a Level 2 Apprenticeship framework in Youth Work within the timescale and work with a selected training provider to achieve this.
On your application form it is important that you show how you meet the shortlisting criteria included in the job details. This includes giving examples of what you have done/can do.
If you would like to find out more details about these roles, please contact Sarah Bellamy on 01709 822128 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews: 26 September 2018