Newsham and New Delaval – Youth Worker

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Youth Workers Needed!!
Have you considered youth work?
We are recruiting for detached and centre based workers
Up to 3 sessions per week
Email your Covering letter and CV to Newshamdelavalyouth@gmail.com
Closing Date: 5pm on 28/05/2022
Pays £10 – £11 per hour

Person Specification

Youth Support Worker: Detached and Centre Based

Qualifications

Desirable – A formal youth work qualification

Required – Willingness to learn and train.

Experience

Desirable – At least 2 years of youth work experience.

Required – Experience of supporting people aged 10 – 19.

Skills Needed

  • A strong commitment to young people and an understanding of the factors affecting their lives
  • The ability to provide reliable support to young people and act with integrity in times of stress
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and maintain good relationships with young people
  • Patience, tolerance and flexibility
  • A sense of adventure and a willingness to try new things
  • Communication skills for report writing.
  • The ability to treat young people’s concerns with respect, tact and sensitivity, while being aware of the limits that are required by confidentiality and the boundaries that govern the youth/youth worker relationship
  • A great deal of resilience
  • Ability to facilitate activities and keep an environment safe
  • Adaptability to the changing needs of the business.
  • Understanding and willingness to keep to company rules around conduct and safeguarding.