Are you passionate about youth work and developing local communities? Can you engage with residents of all ages and work successfully with partners to plan and deliver high quality community events?
We are looking for a Youth Project Officer to work one day per week (7.5 hours) to develop our youth and community engagement with residents living on the Kingsmoor Park Estate in Woking.
The salary range for this role is £10.92 - £12.78 per hour, depending on skills and experience.
This is initially a 12 month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension depending on the success of the role.
This role involves working mainly with children and young people aged 10 – 19 years old and is in partnership with Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) and wider partners.
We are looking for an organised, highly motivated and creative individual to lead in the planning, delivery and evaluation of youth projects. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of safeguarding and delivering a variety of sessions including sports, art, drama, music and experience of working with children or young people.
The Youth Project Officer will be required to deliver youth projects during evenings, weekends and school holidays based upon needs identified by young people and partner organisations.
Woking Borough Council takes a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who has applied to work with vulnerable groups including children.
As this job involves contact with vulnerable groups, successful applicants will be required to obtain an Enhanced level Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Assistance will be given by the Council and further details can be found in the job pack.
For an informal discussion about the position please contact Adam Thomas, (Family Support Programme Team Manager) on 01483 743811 or 07854 686254.
Interviews will take place on: 25, 26 and 27 March 2019
Woking Borough Council is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce, welcoming applications from all sections of the community.