Youth Support Worker - Youth Voice

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Hours:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
13/10/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/10/2021 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
Salary:
£18870-£21074 per annum Pro rata
Weekly Hours:
22.5
Vacancy ID:
104436
Closing date:
27 Oct
Further Information

We have a fantastic opening for you to join our Think Communities, Youth in Communities team, in the role of Youth Support Worker - Youth Voice. Due to current developments and the current needs of young people considering the ongoing pandemic, we are seeking to employ the right person to support the delivery, development and evaluation of a range of youth participation delivery and community related projects to promote the voice of Peterborough Young People and their personal, education and social development at this critical time. The role is for 22.5 hours per week, Fixed term until 31/03/2022.

We are looking for a motivated, well organised and committed youth worker with experience of working within an informal environment, to achieve positive change and valuable outcomes for young people. This is a great opportunity to really make your mark; the post holder will have the ability to spot and develop new opportunities and approaches to develop our youth in communities work, as well as develop their own knowledge and skill set. The successful candidate will be based at Sand Martin House with the ability to work flexibly at a range of locations across Peterborough including from home and digitally.

Candidates will need excellent communication skills and the ability to join a diverse and enthusiastic team of staff and young people. Understanding and ensuring quality youth work practice is a prerequisite of the role. You’ll bring experience in the youth sector, alongside an excellent understanding of youth voice and high-quality youth work delivery. A knowledge of current youth issues and the communities of Peterborough will enable you to support young people in a range of settings and ways including democratic processes, meaningful social action, volunteering and awareness raising as peer educators.

A valuable and trusted role that will support young people in this ever-challenging time to gain and create lasting change in their lives and to positively influence the world around them.

If you are confident that you are the right candidate for this role but don’t quite meet 100% of the criteria or have any other questions, please do contact Liz Morris for an informal
discussion. Liz.Morris@Cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.