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Assistant Youth Support Worker - (Part-time / Temporary)

Job reference: 1469749 
Date notified: 16/10/2020 
Job location: Derry / Londonderry 
Salary: £8.4208 - £9.9279 per hour. 
Hours: 9 
Worktime: Monday to Sunday, evenings and weekends. 
Closing date: 30/10/2020 
Employer: St Marys Youth Club 
Business: Youth Club 
Address: Fanad Drive 
  Creggan Estate 
  Derry / Londonderry 
Postcode: BT48 9QE 
Telephone: 028 71265211 
Email: office@stmarysyouthclub.com 
Website: . 

Job Duties:

Assist with the planning and implementation of programmes, related to the 'Model For Effective Practice';
Ensure that young people play an active role in the youth group and work towards a model of youth participation;
Communicate effectively and develop a rapport with young people;
Assist in the development of relationships with the wider community and external agencies;
Assist young people to express and realise their goals;
Challenge oppressive behaviour in young people;
Provide information and support to young people;
Support young people in evaluating youth work activities and the impact of youth work on their development;
Implement the unit's Child Protection Policy and work with young people to safeguard their welfare and the welfare of others;
Assist with administrative duties within the unit.
You may be required to transport vulnerable adults to hospital or various appointments where required unsupervised.

Qualifications / Experience:

Experience of working in a youth work setting is essential for the post. Applicants should be conversant with the model for effective practice and have recent experience of formal youth work procedures.

Application Method:

Please email office@stmarysyouthclub.com for an application pack. The closing date for applications is Friday 30th October at 12 noon.

Other Information:

The hours will not be less than 9 per week and required until 31 March 2021 with possible extension subject to funding. Please note if successful in securing funding for 2021/22, the applicant will be required to reapply for this position).
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