Job Opportunity – Youth & Community Development Support Worker (Casual)


Job title: Youth & Community Development Support Worker (Casual)

Job reference: 221435

Date posted: 13/01/2017

Application closing date: 27/01/2017

Location: Wakefield District

Salary:£16,117 Full Time Equivalent. This is a Casual Hours Role.

Job category/type: Youth Work Job description

You will support the delivery of attractive and engaging youth work opportunities to young people in a variety of settings across the district, with the aim of achieving improved outcomes for all young people.

The successful candidate will need to have:- Experience of working with young people on a paid or voluntary basis – The ability to think creatively to identify ways of engaging young people in positive activities. – Effective communication skills

A flexible approach to working is required. These posts will involve evening and weekend work.

We welcome applications from qualified and unqualified youth workers. Support for training will be available.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Nick West or Darrel Robinson on 01977 722815.

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

For further information and guidance, or to apply online please visit: Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) for an application form.

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