Youth Worker/Alternative Provision co-ordinator

Employment
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Sunday, 19 January, 2020 - 13:45
Based: 
Newcastle
Salary Scale
£9
£12
Per Hour
Employer: 
Stepney Bank Stables

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES /ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • To be responsible for the development and delivery of SBS youth project
  • To supervise a team of workers who will help deliver SBS youth programme
  • To implement strategies and activities to deal with and minimise disruptive behaviour, and to promote inclusion across the project.
  • To develop working relationships with the volunteers and vulnerable young people  building trust to enable problem solving
  • To provide support to all volunteers and attendees of the stables.
  • Seek out and involve all young people at risk of being socially excluded or isolated within our project.
  • To be a positive role model and key contact for all young volunteers; to include high standards of personal presentation, and to encourage volunteers to develop appropriate relationships with their peers.
  • To work alongside volunteers to help develop a true sense of identity and feel of self-worth.
  • Remind young volunteers of Stables’ Policies regarding inappropriate language, behaviour or comments when necessary
  • Provide day to day supervision and support for the young people
  • Complete accurate accident report forms where necessary.
  • To provide support, advice and information to the children/young people.
  • To support young people to experience life opportunities which promote the growth of individuals to their maximum potential.

 

 

General  

  • To work in ways which promote equality of opportunity, participation and responsibility, following safeguarding guidelines at all times.
  • Work with colleagues to ensure all customers, guests and visitors receive a warm, friendly and efficient welcome to the Stables.
  • To promote a culture of health and safety during project sessions.
  • To undertake relevant training, attend relevant conferences and be up to date on service developments.
  • To undertake other duties as requested by the Managers. If any other duties become a regular requirement of the post, the Job Description will be reviewed.
  • Provide cover for absent colleagues.
  • Carry out administrative duties in connection with the post, and ensure all associated paperwork is completed to the required standard.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

Desirable

Assessment

Min Level 3 Youth Work qualification

 

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A minimum of 2 years’ experience of dealing with Alternative Provision service users

 

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5 GCSE’s or equivalent, including mathematics and english.

 

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Experience of dealing with vulnerable client groups, and knowledge of safeguarding and child protection regulations and processes. Be willing to undergo a DBS check.

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Experience of working with /coordinating, Alternative Provision, volunteers and their activities.

 

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Experience of working within a quality focused environment e.g. ISO9002

 

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A working knowledge of Windows operating systems and software including developing and maintaining databases, which can be demonstrated along with a sound understanding of the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

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Current driving license.

 

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A track record of working in a non-discriminatory manner and acting as a role model in setting high personal standards in this regard which others can aspire to.

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CV/Int

 

For more information or to apply for this position please send your C.V. to  denise.wilson@stepneybank.co.uk  Tel 0191-261-5544