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Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker

Location: Young Movers Glenburn Centre 6 Glenburn Place G34 9AN

Contract: Min of 8 hours per week

Salary: £10.00 per hour

Probationary Period: 3 months

Accountability: Project Coordinator 

 

MAIN DUTIES

  • To plan, prepare and develop a new YouthBank in the North West.
  • To engage young volunteers in the planning, delivery and evaluation of YouthBank.
  • To work as part of a team and develop positive trusting relationships with young people.
  • To make regular contact with young people in order to identify, assess, and meet their formal and informal educational needs, and to encourage higher self expectations, standards and skills.
  • Support the personal and social development of young people through this creative program. 

 

GENERAL DUTIES

  • To share responsibility with members of the youth work team in planning outings/trips, and devise relevant training and educational programmes for young people.
  • To participate in staff meetings, training sessions, and one to one supervision sessions where appropriate.
  • Collate evidence and reports of activity from volunteers for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Adhere to and implement all YoMo’s policies.
  • To undertake any other appropriate tasks, as identified by the co-ordinator or management committee.

 

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

Essential Desirable
Relevant experience in Youth Work Relevant qualification in Youth Work
Experience of delivering Youth Achievement Awards Training in child protection, first aid and training specific to working with young people
Excellent interpersonal skills, experience of working directly with young people and community groups and young people Experience of completing personal development plans with young people
Able to maintain accurate records in support of monitoring and evaluation Experience of building relationships with community partners
A passion for working with young people Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a wider team.
Understanding the issues affecting young people Hold a current clean drivers licence
Good computer skills, proficient with MS office applications  
Self-motivated, solution focused and positive thinker  
Be prepared to undergo clearance from PGV disclosure system  

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