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Lead Youth & Community Worker - Universal
  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: LBH5072
  • Published: Fri 28/06/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/07/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £23129 - £26129
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Various locations across the Hillingdon Borough

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Lead Youth & Community Worker - Universal

About Hillingdon

Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first We currently have one 9 hours per week post and five 18 hours per week posts available - please state your preference in your application form.

About the job

If you’re passionate about the development of services for young people, have the ability to work well with children and young people from diverse cultural backgrounds and are an effective team player, then this is an ideal job opportunity for you!

The Universal Youth Service offers youth work sessions and curriculum activities to children and young people aged between 10 and 25, with a focus on the 13 to 19 year age range.

You'll be working with children and young people at our at our young people's centres in Charville, Harlington, Northwood, Ruislip, South Ruislip or West Drayton.

As a Lead Youth & Community Worker you'll deliver our planned youth work activity programme within an information education environment. This work is delivered through various projects and will help children and young people aged 10-25 years to learn about themselves, others and the wider world.

About the person

To join us as a Lead Youth & Community Worker, you will be motivated and committed to making a difference to children and young people's lives.

You'll be required to work as part of a team, and at times you'll also work on your own initiative.

You'll be someone who is keen to tackle new things and be willing to take responsibility.

With this in mind, we’re looking for inspiring, innovative, enthusiastic people (ideally with youth worker experience) who share our excitement in helping children and young people in Hillingdon.

If you have the ability to work with children and young people and you're a focused team player, you'll find this an exceptionally rewarding way to gain valuable skills and experience.

Additional information

There are a number of Lead Youth & Community Worker positions available in the Universal Youth Services.

These are part-time positions. The salary advertised will be pro-rated.

Work patterns include twilight shifts (3:45 pm - 6:45 pm), and evening shifts (6:45 pm -9:45 pm), weekend shifts (10.00 am - 6.00 pm) and occasional residential work.

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