Are you passionate about youth work and developing local communities? Can you engage with residents of all ages and work successfully with partners to plan and deliver high quality community events?
We are looking for an Assistant Youth Worker to work one day per week (3 hours) to develop our youth and community engagement with residents living on the Kingsmoor Park Estate in Woking.
This is initially a 6 month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension depending on the success of the role.
This role involves working mainly with children and young people aged 7 – 12 years old and is in partnership with Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) and wider partners.
We are looking for an organised, highly motivated and creative individual to support in the planning, delivery and evaluation of youth projects. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of safeguarding and delivering a variety of sessions including sports, art, drama, music and experience of working with children or young people.
The Assistant Youth Worker will be required to support youth projects during evenings, weekends and school holidays based upon needs identified by young people and partner organisations.
Woking Borough Council takes a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who has applied to work with vulnerable groups including children.
As this job involves contact with vulnerable groups, successful applicants will be required to obtain an Enhanced level Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Assistance will be given by the Council and further details can be found in the job pack.
What we offer
Woking is a dynamic, ambitious and fast-paced council. We believe it is our culture that makes us stand out. Our team spirit and supportive approach to work means everyone truly enjoys working here.
The Council offers a generous flexi time scheme with the ability to take two flexi days a month, membership of the local government pension scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.
For further information, please see the attached job profile.
For an informal discussion about the position please contact Sandie Bolger (Youth Development Officer) on 07854 511336
Closing Date: 1 August 2021 at 23:55 PM
Interview Dates: 9 and 11 August 2021