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Youth Support Worker in Charge- LGBT

Employer: Hertfordshire County Council

  • Reference: HCC07500
  • Published on: Tue 16/05/2017 17:52 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 08/06/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Part Time, Weekends, Contract
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week.
  • Salary: £21,647 - £24,485 pa (pro rata for part time)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: County Hall, Hertford

Office Base: Hertford
Salary Range: £21,647 - £24,485 pa (pro rata for part time)
Working Hours: 18.5 per week
Fixed Term Contract until
27 November 2019

This role is to support the LGBTQ young people transition to adulthood by providing learning opportunities that develop their personal and social skills, encouraging them to reach their full potential and become active citizens within their communities.

Youth Connexions and Herts1125 Who not What, the strategic LGBTQ young people’s group, secured funding from The Big Lottery Fund to develop work in the county. We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and organised person to carry this through and make it happen.

You will be responsible for ensuring young people who identify themselves as LGBTQ have access to local groups within their area that offer both a social aspect to reduce any isolation which they may be experiencing and support.

To deliver these youth work projects we are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and imaginative Youth Support Worker in Charge who has experience of working with young people delivering programmes to develop their personal and social skills.

Supervising a small team of youth support workers and volunteers to plan, deliver and evaluate engaging and educational youth work programmes. Therefore you will need to have paid or voluntary experience of youth work and preferably line management.

IT skills are essential as you will be required to record data on relevant management information systems, produce reports and correspondence as required.

You will be expected to work three regular evenings a week of which one will either be a Friday or Saturday evening. You will need to be able to travel around the county; therefore access to a vehicle is desirable. In order to support you in the role, we will provide you with both initial and ongoing training.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Jonathan Jack on 01992 555358 or email youth.connexions@hertfordshire.gov.uk

For information regarding the work of Youth Connexions, visit www.youthconnexions.org

Closing date: 8th June 2017
Interview date: 21st June 2017

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