Newground – Sessional Youth Worker – 3hrs per week

Comntract type: Permanent
Work pattern: Sessional
Salary: £9.25 per hour
Hours per week: 3 – Thursdays 4pm to 7pm

Closing date Saturday 23 November 2019

Job description

Newground CIC, a member of the Together Housing Group, is an award winning social enterprise, delivering professional products and services in a competitive marketplace and supporting the creation of sustainable communities.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Sessional Youth Worker to join our award winning social enterprise.  This role requires you to work within the sustainable communities’ team and you will be providing a wide range Youth Work programmes & interventions in Calderdale (specifically the Hub @ Pellon and surrounding areas).

We are looking for a Sessional Youth worker who is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of young people and the communities we serve. Your role will involve recruiting young people into the project, retain their engagement and encourage them to participate in sessions and activities which will raise aspirations, challenge them physically and emotionally, enabling them to reach and obtain their full potential.

This role will involve working with young people 8 – 19 years old and up to 24 with disabilities or additional needs. We also proactively engage families and the community in which young people live. The successful candidate will monitor positive outcomes for young people, advocate on their behalf, support them in successful transitions into adulthood and ensure a safe and supportive environment is created where young people can thrive.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a fully enhanced DBS check as well

  • In return we can offer you a great set of benefits which includes; 27 days holiday (rising to 32 over 5 years service) + bank holidays.
  • A great flexible working environment, with a range of family friendly policies
  • A huge scope of personal development opportunities
  • A very attractive pension scheme & healthcare benefits as well
  • For the more active minded we also offer a “cycle to work” scheme

We have a proven track record of internal promotion and career progression and we value and invest in the development of our staff. You will be encouraged to grow with us, enhancing your skills and knowledge, encouraging new ideas and assisting with your development. We invest in our employees training and support from day one and encourage a team-orientated atmosphere where successes are celebrated and progress is rewarded.

In order to apply please either send a CV & covering letter, outlining how you meet the Person Specification to recruitment@togetherhousing.co.uk or upload a copy of your details using the button in the top right of the screen – please ensure you download a copy of the Job Description first so you know what we are looking for. Please be specific on how you meet the essential job criteria.

Together Housing is dedicated to ensuring that the principles and duties of safeguarding both adults and children are holistically, consistently and conscientiously applied with the wellbeing of all in mind.

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If  you would like to have a chat about the post and find out more. Please contact the Senior Project Officer, Samantha Harrison  on 07860 952814  or email samantha.harrison@newground.co.uk