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Youth Support Worker

June 8, 2017

Location: Dickerage Youth and Community Centre
Contract: Fixed term – circ. 3 years
Hours of Work: 16 – 21 hours per week – days and hours will vary
Hourly Salary: £9.50 per hour
Closing date: 29 June 2017  

We are seeking Youth Support Workers to support the running of youth activities and other centre duties.  The role will include engaging with the children, young people and families and support preparation for the activities.

This role will also be responsible for facilitating small group activities for the centre users, assist with setting up, packing down and running activities, assist with weekly briefing and evaluations before and after the club managing enquires for centre users, encouragement and supporting individual young people working toward their goals and an opportunity to take on the role of Lead Youth Worker for occasional sessions.

The successful candidates will ideally hold NVQ Level 2 in Youth Work, First Aid and Level 2 Safeguarding.

This role is subject to safeguarding checks including a DBS check in line with YMCALSW procedures. YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation, and as an employee, you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values. 

Please read the Guidance Notes before completing your application as they contain important information that will help you.

Please submit your completed application form no later than the deadline provided to the following email address recruitment@ymcalsw.org

Job Description
Guidance Notes
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Further details about the organisation and our activities visit www.ymcalsw.org.uk.

YMCA London South West is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and will not accept a CV in lieu of a completed application form. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.