Youth and Community workers
Location: Yeovil and Glastonbury, Windmill Hill
Hours: part time: hours 3 to 4 hours per week, term time only, in evenings
Rate of Pay: £10.50 per hour
Contract Type: Fixed term contracts up to December 2024 depending on the roles
Fantastic opportunities have arisen for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to join our youth & community team at YMCA Brunel!
You will be someone who can co-produce a provision that is youth-led, evidence-informed and delivers high-quality outcomes so that young people can live their best life and thrive.
Who we are?
YMCA Brunel is a leading charity that works to ensure all young people, belong, contribute and are equipped to thrive in their communities.
Our vision is for all our young people to have ambition for themselves, to be confident individuals, effective contributors, successful learners and responsible citizens; and to be nurtured, safe, active, healthy, achieving, included, respected and responsible in their communities. We believe in children and young people and we trust them to take charge of the world. Young people are the drivers of change in our world. We actively encourage them to take leadership in their own lives but also in their local and global communities. With this in mind, we provide 8 youth clubs based in Street, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet, Frome, Coleford and Yeovil and 4 young carers groups.
What you can expect in this role?
To provide a safe welcoming fun environment for young people aged 10-19 accessing the youth club, to design deliver and evaluate a range of informal learning opportunities.
To achieve these outcomes, you will work closely with young people and your team to create, implement and effective plans and programs for the open access youth Club.
The role will offer you opportunities to display talent and passion for working with young people. Also, to use your creativity, talents, people management skills and knowledge to run a successful youth work provision for young people. It will also provide you with development opportunities to grow.
What do you need?
- A passion and drive for your people to thrive and achieve in life.
- Excellent relationship building skills, emotional intelligence and creativity.
- A priority for Safeguarding, so that young people are safe.
You may have experience as or in:
Outreach Worker, Support Staff, Support Worker, Challenging Behaviour, Voluntary Sector, Social Work, Social Care Worker, Teaching, uniformed groups, sports groups, Teaching Assistant, Community Services, Community Development, Youth Work, Youth Worker, Detached Youth Worker and Youth Provision
Qualification: Level 3 in Youth work or equivalent. Relevant experience will also be considered
We can offer you the following:
Working for a local charity, that’s part of the largest youth organisation in the world.
Great job satisfaction, you’ll be helping to improve young people’s potential and helping them to thrive in life.
No two days will ever be the same, in this challenging, yet rewarding role
A supportive management and supportive team who celebrates success, however small or large
A competitive youth worker salary
A cohesive and supportive team environment
Supervision, training and eLearning, varied experience and development opportunities
We will offer on the job training and investment in your skills, providing you with opportunities and support and encouragement.
5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
Auto enrolment Pension scheme
If you feel that the job is for you, please apply:
YMCA Brunel Group is an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity.
YMCA Brunel Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).