An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a Sessional Youth Worker at a local charity supporting children and young people. The Dorothy Parkes Centre is based in Smethwick and offers a place of welcome and opportunity for the local community.
Salary: £8.76 per hours
Hours: Tuesday evenings
Responsible to: Senior Youth Worker
Contract: Three years – starting September 2019
The club will provide young people, aged 11 – 18, with the chance to make new friends and enjoy experiences in a safe environment, whilst enhancing personal and social development.
Applicants will be committed to working with young people and have experience of working with them in variety of settings. They should be enthusiastic, friendly, and approachable and be able to inspire and maintain effective relationships. It is important that applicants have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to use their initiative to carry out tasks independently.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate an understanding of safeguarding and child welfare issues and a commitment to sustain the service and meet objectives and targets.
The post consists of flexible work of unsociable hours, which may include occasional weekends.
Please note that all posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS check and associated references.
To apply for this vacancy please submit a completed application form (available from the Centre or the website www.dorothyparkes.org) to the Chief Executive Officer via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Dorothy Parkes Centre, Church Road, Smethwick B67 6EH.
The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday, 11 September 2019.
If applicants have not heard from the Dorothy Parkes Centre within a week after the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.