Youth Worker

Valley House
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Youth Worker to join a multi service charity based in Coventry. In return, we offer a competitive salary of £21,909 per annum and a contributory pension scheme.

What We Do

The charity has a fully trained staff team providing Supported Accommodation and Floating Support to victims of domestic violence and abuse and teenage parents. Children and young people’s services including a Nursery that provides full day care for pre-school children, Youth Services and a Counselling and Support service.

The Youth Worker will work within our Youth Service supporting 16 to 29 year olds to gain greater independence through increased self-confidence, enhanced life skills and support to progress into employment and training. They will also support social and active opportunities to encourage a positive future.

We are looking for a Youth Worker who is:

Passionate about supporting young people, valuing what they have to offer to enable them to achieve and progress

Committed to providing high quality services to young people who are isolated from mainstream services, ensuring their views, interests and needs are heard and responded to positively

Responsive to the needs of young people and effective in developing creative ways of working

Enthusiastic about providing a range of different support interventions to young people

Experienced in enabling young people to consider alternative solutions to enable them to develop better coping strategies and life skills

Knowledgeable in providing appropriate support interventions

Effective in working collaboratively with people at all levels

Grounded in professional working and enthusiastic about being part of a young-person lead service

Self-motivated and to thrive in a changing working environment delivering and developing innovative and flexible services for young people

The successful candidate requirements:
Level 3 or above qualification in youth work / relevant field or at least 3 / 4 years direct youth work experience.
Able to work flexibly, including evenings and weekends.
A current and valid driving licence and use of a vehicle

This post requires a satisfactory DBS check.

The hours of work are 40 per week.

The closing date is 12 noon Monday, 3rd July 2017 and interviews are to be held on Thursday, 13th July 2017.

Please apply online to be considered for the Youth Worker role.

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