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Youth Worker
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: LBN01976
  • Published: Mon 10/06/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 13/07/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £25,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Newham

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Youth Worker

The London Borough of Newham is committed to putting young people at the heart of everything we do. The Mayor and Members have agreed ambitious plans to expand our youth services.

The jobs we are currently advertising mark the biggest expansion in youth services in London for a generation. An overview of all of our Youth Empowerment job opportunities can be found on our dedicated recruitment campaign page

Youth Worker

Salary JNC 14-19 - £28,895 - £32,717. Full-time role.

Working to a remit set by either a Senior Youth Worker or the Detached Youth Service Manager, the post holder will be responsible for delivering Newham’s universal and targeted youth services, providing young people with practical support, mentoring, learning, information and guidance that equips them with the skills and capabilities they will require as they transition into adulthood.

You will be responsible for:

• Inputting in to the development of Newham’s Youth Service Extended Learning Curriculum;
• Delivering innovative approaches to engaging young people in shaping and participating in the activities offered as part of the Youth Service Curriculum, and, in so doing, raising the overall level of participation in Youth Service activity to 20% of 9 – 19 year olds;
• Supporting the Senior Youth Worker and/or the Detached Senior Youth Worker in developing, delivering and reviewing of relevant elements of the youth offer (centre-based, outreach and/or detached), ensuring value for money and that Youth Services activity directly enhances the life chances of young people; and
• Alongside partners, delivering activities targeted at individuals / groups in need of particular support, including prioritising support for young people with multiple needs and facing barriers to participating in universal provision.

We are committed to recruiting a team that understands what it is like to grow up in an Inner City borough like Newham. A team that can get to grips with the challenges and also make the most of the amazing opportunities that such an environment brings.

We want to hire the best youth work team. We want the most inspiring mentors. The best informal educators. We will recruit people who share our enthusiasm. People who can see the potential in the young people of Newham. People who have the passion and imagination to work with those young people and to help them thrive.
Whilst the specific skills and experience set out within the person specification for this role are important to us, what is even more important is your attitude, your passion, your drive and your commitment to making a positive difference to Newham’s young people

The closing date for this role is 12th July, with interviews to be held from 5th – 16th August.

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