Youth Worker

  • Job Reference: SWR4069LOW
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk
  • Salary: £21,224 to £28,094
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Youth Worker/ Personal Development Coach - Ready to start a new career challenge for a fantastic charity? Do you want to make a real difference every day?  If yes, they are looking for multiple Youth Workers / Personal Development Coaches to join our team!

Their Youth Workers / Personal Development Coaches will actively seek out innovative approaches to engage with individuals and establish strong, voluntary relationships to support non-formal and informal learning opportunities. Alongside this, achieving the program KPIs will be a key focus, as well as demonstrating a dedication to their core values and adhering to the Youth Work Code of Ethics. Ready to start making a difference?

Why them?

They are a dedicated youth charity, empowering every young person to raise their ambitions and realise their potential. Working closely with young people, they support their personal development and wellbeing, as well as helping them overcome obstacles and progress onto professional pathways. Every day, they work to enrich the lives of young people.

Join their fantastic team and enjoy a range of benefits to enhance your own well-being, improve your work-life balance and most importantly make a difference to the lives of the young people they work with.

Fantastic company benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary: On offer is a competitive salary of £21,224 - £28,094 per annum.
  • Holiday: 20 days plus Bank Holidays (an extra day of annual leave for each year of dedicated service) plus ‘gifted’ time off over Christmas shut down.
  • Free Parking:  they provide onsite free parking at their centres for easy access to the workplace.
  • Employee extras such as: Free spaces for your dependents at their holiday clubs, providing peace of mind for working parents.

About the role:

There are 4 Youth Worker/ Personal Development Coach positions available.

Post 1: Youth Worker/ Personal Development Coach (West Suffolk)

Post 2: Youth Worker/ Personal Development Coach (Mid Suffolk & Babergh)

Post 3: Youth Worker/ Personal Development Coach (East Suffolk)

Post 4: Youth Worker/ Personal Development Coach (East Suffolk)

The role will be working remotely in the relevant area, and you will be expected to come into the nearest venue, either Ipswich, Hadleigh (Suffolk) or Lowestoft 1 day a week.

The key duties include:

  • Project coordination – identify and engage young people from across the country to participate in the personal development service.
  • Engagement and Participation – tailor support plans for participants building essential skills regarding employability, engagement, and education.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to create opportunities for young people in the programme.
  • Monitor and evaluate participant progress using data driven insights to improve services.
  • Provide 1-1 support and group workshops to equip participants with necessary skills to for employment and education.

About you:

The ideal Youth Worker/ Personal Development Coach will have previous experience in supporting youth aged 19-24 to reach their full potential, especially those facing significant barriers, with individualised and successful interventions is essential for this role. It is essential that you have previous experience in recruitment or youth work, delivering employability skills, and experience in data entry. A good standard of education is required including GCSE grade A-C in English. Along with this, holding an Enhanced DBS Certificate, and a Full UK Driving License with access to a vehicle is essential. Have strong organisational skills, be self-motivated and have a willingness to work outside of normal office hours when required.

To see where your career could lead with them, please forward your CV as soon as possible.

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Additional keywords: youth, training, skills, development, charity, young people, learning, coaching, personal development, education, social care

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