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Youth Support Worker (FIESTA)

Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon

  • Reference: LBH3307
  • Published on: Fri 19/05/2017 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/06/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Temporary
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £9 - £10
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Various locations across the Hillingdon Borough
About Hillingdon Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first About the job £9.31 - £10.23 per hour The FIESTA programme is an exciting summer programme for young people aged between 6 and 25. The programme offers over 1,900 places over the summer holidays, including sports, arts, outdoor education, performance, cooking and much more. If you’re passionate about the development of services for young people, have the ability to work well with young people from diverse cultural backgrounds and are an effective team player, then this is the opportunity for you! You'll be working with young people at our young people's centres in Charville, Harlington, Northwood, Ruislip, South Ruislip, Uxbridge, West Drayton, the Compass Theatre in Ickenham, the mobile youth bus or partner locations across the borough. You'll help to deliver our summer activities programme within an informal education environment through various events, workshops and projects that will help young people aged between 6 and 25 learn about themselves, others and the wider world. About the person We're looking for people committed to making a difference to young people, so previous experience and being able to relate to them is key. Happy to work as part of a team you'll also be able to work on your own initiative, be keen to tackle new things and be willing to take responsibility. To join us as a Youth Worker during this programme it's essential that you have experience of working face-to-face with young people, together with particular skills that you can share with them in sports, the arts or cooking. If you have the ability to work with young people and you're a focussed team player, you'll find this an exceptionally rewarding way to gain valuable skills and experience. Additional information Please note that all posts are up to 36 hours a week for up to Six weeks from Monday 24 July to Friday 1 September 2017. Work patterns vary and include Monday to Friday, 9:30am-5:15pm. Interviews for this position will take place on 15th and 16th May 2017. Successful candidates will be required to attend induction/ training on Tuesday 18, Wednesday 19 July 2017. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances. Disability Confident Employer & Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy

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