Are you an experienced Youth Worker looking to make a real difference to the lives of young people in Camden by working alongside a highly skilled team of professionals?
Youth Early Help is part of the Integrated Youth Support Service which respond to emerging needs for young people at the earliest opportunity. As a Youth Worker, you will be responsible for engaging with young people from a diverse inner-city neighborhood to design and deliver a wide-ranging programmes of personal and social education to young people.
The successful candidates will work within a multi-disciplinary team and our partners to deliver high quality evidence based youth work for young people.
Camden has cultivated a ‘whole family approach’ model, offering tailor made support for young people to stay safe; be healthy; succeed in education, employment and training; and to play a positive role in their community.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
We are looking for an inspiring and insightful Youth Worker with demonstrable experience of direct work with young people including the delivery of face-to-face work, ability to identify the needs of young people and design interventions, projects and activities appropriately. The successful candidates will be a confident communicator who possess a qualification in the relevant field such as an NVQ level 3 or higher in Youth and Community Work and have significant experience in working with young people. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of engaging young people who may be at risk of engaging in harmful behaviour and/or are vulnerable. The candidate will also have proven experience of planning, delivering and evaluating programmes of work with young people.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Tuesday 27th August 2019
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 9th September 2019
Please quote reference: 190000IQ