Youth Moves - Youth Worker (Targeted Youth Provision - Girls Work focus)

Youth Moves
www.youthmoves.org.uk
Salary: 
£24,148 - £24,684 with future opportunities for progression
Contract Type: 
Temporary/Contract
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37 hrs per week
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
Initial contract to end of May 2021 (possible 2 year extension built into contract details will be known soon)
Details of Role: 

Youth Moves is a youth work charity who have been working in South Bristol for the last 15 years and have a good local and national reputation for the quality of our delivery. Following an internal promotion of the existing post-holder we have a full-time vacancy for the right candidate to join our team of dedicated youth workers working towards our aim of providing outstanding youth work services to young people from across South Bristol, and particularly those young people who need our support the most. This post in particular will require 1-1 work with females and young women and delivery of targeted Girls' Work programmes, alongside other targeted programmes, and our community youth club provision.

We are looking for experienced Youth Workers to enhance and develop this targeted youth work offer to young people. 

The job will involve:  

  • Managing a small caseload of young people who have been referred for one-to-one support based on their identified needs and action plans agreed with the young people;
  • Delivery of small targeted group work, this could be through our schools and education based programmes, or in community youth club settings;
  • Support of our core youth club programme as a pathway for young people to progress onto once they have been worked with through our targeted programmes; 
  • Developing programmes in response to emerging needs across the area;
  • Capturing the impact of the work you deliver through data capture of the work delivered on the Bristol City Council EYES database and our Views database platform.

You will be engaging with hard to reach, targeted young people (specifically girls and young women) and supporting them to learn new skills, behaviours, resilience and about making positive choices about their futures. Futher promoting emotional, psycholigical and social wellbeing identifying each individuals personal barriers and supporting them to find potential solutions whilst building confidence, self-esteem and self-efficacy. 

Initially this contract will run until 31st May 2021 as part of the commissioned Targeted Youth Services provision from Bristol City Council and is part of our partnership with Creative Youth Network as the Lead Provider for this contract. The initial contract covered a 3-year period to end of May 2021 with the built-in option of a 2 year extension to end of May 2023 depending on meeting targets and further funding being avaliable from Bristol City Council. We should know soon if the coucil will take up this 2-year extension offer and we are confident this will be the case.

The post will be based with the rest of our core team at The Park Centre in Knowle, but working across South Bristol. 

As part of our ongoing equality and diversity work we welcome applications from people from BAME backgrounds.

If you have any initial questions about the role do please contact us - 0117 903 9796

For more info on the work we do please check out our website www.youthmoves.org.uk

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 1 September, 2020 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

Read the Job Advert and role carefully and the associated Job Description and Employee Specification and then complete the Blank Application form fully. Your personal information will be processed in line with our GDPR Privacy Notice which is one of the attachments with this advert.

Also please send back a separate Word Document explaining how your skills and experience match the Essential and Desirable Criteria in the Employee Specification and how these will ensure you meet the key outcomes of the role as described in the Job Description.

Once completed please email both the Application Form and the Further Information form to: 

claire.hodge@youthmoves.org.uk

PLEASE NOTE CVS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Contact Person: 
Alistair Dale
Contact Email: 
alistair.dale@youthmoves.org.uk
Contact Phone: 
0117 903 9796
Postal Address: 
Youth Moves The Park Daventry Road Knowle Bristol BS4 1DQ