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Youth Worker - Level 1

Social Care

Children's Services

Bolton Council

Job Title: Youth Worker – Level 1

Team: Play and Youth Service

Hours: 6 hours per week (Evening and Weekends)

Salary: JNC Pay Scale Level 1 (£19,308 to £20,589 per annum pro rata)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Bolton Borough

Due to ratios of adults:children, applicants must be at least 18 years of age

The Role:

The role of a Youth Worker is to engage a diverse range of young people in positive activities as well as offer support, advice and guidance on issues that affect young people. 

You will be responsible for delivering activities and contributing to the planning, monitoring and evaluation of sessions as building positive relationships with young people as part of local programmes.

The role requires you to supervise and safeguard young people in a youth work setting, adhering to Bolton Council polices, procedures and guidance.   

About You:

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and approachable with the ability to communicate effectively with young people aged 13-17. 

You will have some experience of working with young people and be willing to get involved with a variety of activities such as sports, arts and crafts, games and project work.  The candidate will be able to demonstrate patience and tolerance and have the ability to work with challenging young people.

About Us:

This is your chance to make a real difference!  The play and Youth Service offer positive activities for young people between the age of 4-17 in a variety of settings.  The service offer childcare, afterschool clubs, youth clubs and manage an outreach team that work alongside the police.  The youth club settings offer a safe engaging environment for young people to take part in new experiences, meet new people and seek support advice and guidance from qualified and/or experienced youth workers.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is therefore required for this post.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.

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working hours

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application deadline

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30th Sep 2022

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