Youth Worker job in Loughborough at East Midlands Shared Services

Youth Worker

Company: East Midlands Shared Services

Location: Loughborough UK

Date Posted:Feb 20, 2018

Fixed Term post until 31st March 2019 JOBPURPOSE:To work with children and young people and their families who are vulnerable to poor outcomes in order to improve their life chances and outcomes. This job is not offered at less than 0.5 FTE due to the casework element and support required. It is vital to the future of the department that the post holder is flexible in taking on additional tasks, willing to offer help to employees in other groups, and treats co-operation and support for colleagues as a top priority. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) plus significant relevant experience OR demonstrable experience identified within the section belowSignificant experience of working with children, young people and families in either case or group work situationsExperience of engaging with young people who are vulnerable or from a hard to reach groupExperience of developing and delivering training and group workUnderpinning knowledge of theories of engagement of young peopleAwareness of the issues faced by young people (social, economic and inter-personal)Awareness and commitment to implement safeguarding procedures in accordance to the Local Safeguarding Children BoardUnderstanding of the production and delivery of effective interventions for young peopleKnowledge of child development and an awareness of differing needs of children and young peopleThe ability to work independently, as part of a team and in collaboration with partners and othersExcellent and engaging communication skills; written, verbal and presentationGood organisational, planning skills and working to deadlinesThe use of innovative and interactive techniques to engage young people, parents, staff and partners, in particular those children, young people and families that are hard to reachAbility to work on own initiative and to prioritise workIT skills to include the ability to use Word processing packages and databases / case management systems This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity   Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page For informal enquires please contact Kim Robinson Tel: 0116 305 0830 Email:  If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact View full job description
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