Youth Support Workers to start January 2023

About the job

Location: The Reef Youth Club, Colehill & Wimborne Youth & Community Centre Ltd, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 7AB

Employment type: Part Time – contract ends 31st August 2025

Hours of work:  - Up to 7.5 hours per week over 3 evenings, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, minimum 2 evenings - term time only

Salary: paid in monthly instalments £10.67 per hour

Deadline for application: midnight 30th November 2022

Interview Date: 5th December 2022

If you have any questions or would like an informal chat about the role, please contact: Mike 07918 881 333 [email protected]

What is the role?

  • Youth club and street based
  • Delivering youth club provision, 1:1 youth work support, programmes and targeted work
  • Designing, leading and delivering group work, programmes, creative activities and running youth club sessions
  • Working alongside experienced and motivated colleagues and partners
  • Working collaboratively with partners

Who we’re looking for

Dorset Youth Association is working in partnership with Colehill & Wimborne Youth & Community Centre Ltd to provide Youth Work in Wimborne. Although not essential we are keen to hear from candidates with experience and knowledge of establishing new and successful provision for young people. Building on the successful partnerships already established within the area, as well as establishing new partnerships.

About You:

  • Communicating with people – including people you don’t know.
  • Working well together – committed to team working
  • Creative and skilful - contributing your ideas
  • Organised and thoughtful - facilitating/ planning/ evaluating
  • Interested in the issues faced by young people
  • Committed to anti oppressive practice
  • Committed to learning and development

As part of our ambitions to improve equality and diversity, we would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under any of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010, which include race, age, disability, gender, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.

How to Apply

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Interviews may be conducted by phone / video / online - method to be advised and dependent on the individual and Covid restrictions in force at interview date - details will be given at offer of interview

Safeguarding Statement and Pre-Employment Checks

At DYA, we work with young people and are fully committed to ensuring their safeguarding and welfare is a priority at all times. As part of our Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, all of our employees, contractors and volunteers will be expected to comply. Upon a conditional offer of appointment being made, all employees will also be required to satisfy our pre-employment screening process which will include:

  • An identity check (photo ID)
  • Receipt of satisfactory references cover for 3 years to current
  • Documentary evidence of right to work in the UK
  • A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)