Join a team that is changing places and changing lives.
Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues - the economy, the environment - have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.
Youth Workers (3 posts), Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire
Role 1 - 37 hours per week, based in Sandy & Potton including 3 evenings per week delivery
Role 2 - 37 hours per week: one role based in Dunstable including 3 evenings per week delivery & targeted support through the local Supporting Families scheme
Role 3 - 16 hours per week: based in Central Bedfordshire, including 2 evenings per week delivery.
Salary for all roles: £22,199 to £25,473 (pro rata) depending on experience plus attractive benefits
Term for all roles: 1 year fixed term contract (with potential for extension)
We work in partnership with residents, local authorities, schools, other charities and local organisations to develop projects which bring about regeneration and improve the quality of life. With a turnover of £3.5 million and 70 staff, we are in a strong position to build on our achievements so far. As we develop and expand our youth activity we are seeking three enthusiastic individuals to deliver an innovative range of youth-focused services within Bedfordshire and surrounding areas that help young people to develop as individuals and strengthen their local community. The post includes the full range of youth activity from leading evening delivery sessions, to daytime delivery & potentially functional skills.
Applicants must have:
A JNC youth work or relevant experience
A minimum of 2 years experience working with challenging and/or at risk young people
Effective communication and problem-solving skills, ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative as well as part of a team
Experience of managing and mentoring other staff
Closing date: midday, Monday 27 February 2017
Interview dates: 13 &14 March, location Luton
For an informal chat about this post, please contact Diana Hedley on 07736 132295 or email email@example.com
For an application pack, please go to our careers site: www.groundwork.org.uk/