Senior Youth Worker

SALARY: £11 per hour (£21,450 FTE)

CONTRACT: Until March 2021 (with a view to continue if funding is secured)

HOURS:  19.5 hours to include Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings & Saturday afternoon

OPERATIONAL AREA: Hampshire

LOCATION: Energy Youth Club, Eastleigh

REF: HD03

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

Are you passionate about young people and providing them with exciting and developmental opportunities? If so, we’d love you to join us at Hampshire’s leading environmental charity

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Senior Youth Worker to lead on session delivery and support the project Manager with delivering outstanding services for young people at Energy Youth Centre and other sites across the area. Developing meaningful and positive relationships with young people, you will provide support and guidance on range of subjects based on young people’s individual needs whilst facilitating their personal and social development.

To take on this rewarding role you must be a strong leader, creative and solution focused with a proven track record of delivering and leading impactful services for young people.

Think you have what it takes? Then get in touch…

In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Scope to continuing development of your professional skills

Groundwork South is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable groups.  Inline with our Safer Recruitment & Selection Policy and Procedure, successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced with barred lists disclosure check.

For more information regarding the post please contact Craig Lockwood on 02380 642 943/ 07909221550

Please send your completed application form to Louise Bucknell, louise.bucknell@groundwork.org.uk before the closing date.

Closing Date: 25th October 2020

Interview Date: W/C 26th October 2020

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CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request.