Youth Worker Vacancies

Application forms available from Alison@glyncochcp.co.uk 

 

Closing date for applications is Monday 18th December 2017

Job Description

P/T Youth Worker

 

Job Title:                                 Youth Worker

 

Employed by:                        Glyncoch Community Regeneration

 

Location:                                Glyncoch Community centre, Clydach Close

 

Hours of work:                       3 hours per week – Thursday evening (school term only)

 

Accountable to:                   Youth and Community Development Officer

Chair

 

Salary:                                    £10 per hour

 

Purpose:

To facilitate and engage young people in a high quality youth provision offering a range of activities that enhance their social and emotional well-being.

 

Summary of Principal Duties:          

  • To organise, plan and facilitate high quality youth provision – supporting young people to co-produce and co-design local youth provision and ensuring youth provision meets the identified needs of young people.
  • To identify, develop and implement a diverse range of activities that enhance the emotional and social well-being of young people
  • To implement robust monitoring and evaluation processes that include keeping and storing of registration forms, registers and evaluations.
  • To contribute to the development and implementation of enterprise activities.
  • To work under the direction of the Youth and Community Development Worker and Glyncoch Community Regeneration.
  • To be aware of and implement all local policies and procedures relating to the post and demonstrate a strong commitment to Equal Opportunities.
  • To take appropriate responsibility to ensure an effective and safe service for young people.

 

To undertake at any time any other duties commensurate with the level of the post, which can reasonably be required by Glyncoch Community Regeneration in order to effectively deliver the service.

 

 

Glyncoch Community Regeneration

 

Person Specification

 

Job Title:  Part Time Youth Worker

 

Department : Glyncoch Community Regeneration

 

Category Job Requirements: Essential      Desirable
1. Professional Qualifications
  • A recognised qualification in Youth/Youth and Community Work or equivalent.
2. Professional Experience
  • At least 2 years experience of working with young people in youth environment
  • Experience of planning and undertaking a variety of activities with young people
  • Experience of planning, monitoring, evaluation and review of work
3. Job Related Knowledge

 

  • An understanding of the informal educational needs of young people from a variety of communities and backgrounds
  • A knowledge of the issues currently affecting Young People in deprived communities

 

·       Understanding of enterprise and implementing enterprise activities into a youth club setting.
4. Personal Skills
  • The ability to motivate individual young people
  • The ability to communicate clearly and appropriately both in writing and orally
  • The ability to record and report work verbally and in writing
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • The ability to deal with conflict and to take appropriate action to resolve difficulties.
  • The ability to encourage young people to develop their skills through providing opportunities for increasing participation and empowerment
  • The ability to build and maintain professional relationships with individual young people and groups
  • IT skills
  • Ability to speak Welsh