Youth Development Worker / Assistant Youth Development Worker
We are looking for a Youth Development Worker or Assistant Youth Development Worker to join our Chatham Team.
You will be required to deliver youth work activities /programmes in line with the Youth Service curriculum, promoting personal and social development skills. You will assess and work with young people aged 8 to 19 and with disabled people up to age 25.
For the Youth Development Worker you will hold a ‘JNC recognised’ qualification such as BA (Hons) or Graduate Diploma – level 6. For the Assistant Youth Development Worker you will hold a ‘JNC recognised’ qualification at Level 2 or 3 in Youth Work practice.
Experience of working with young people individually or in groups together with the ability to engage young people, establish rapport and maintain positive relationships is essential.
You will be required to work flexibly including evenings and weekends.
In return for your commitment we offer:
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Generous local government pension scheme package
• Access to wider training and development qualifications
• Flexible working scheme
• Travel plan discounts
• Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
• Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
• Assisted car purchase scheme
If you would like an informal discussion please contact either Lucy Mattick on 01634 334105 or Erin Scott on 07525 925329.
Further information on acceptable qualifications can be found here.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile
Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement
Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age
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Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.
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We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.