Youth Worker (Annualised Hours)

London (Greater)
£12.34 per hour
04 May 2017
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Peabody has an exciting opportunity for a Youth Worker (Annualised Hours) to join our team in London. The successful applicant will join us on a part time fixed term contract basis and will receive a competitive salary of £12.34 per hour.

When you join Peabody, you join an extensive and growing business. One with 27,000 homes, 70,000 residents and a 150-year history. As a major housing association we have outstanding challenges for people with talent and motivation. But we also have a strong commitment to the ideals of our philanthropist founder: George Peabody. That means you'll have every chance to achieve - while making a difference. 

Our principles are simple: we believe in helping people and communities to grow, in estates that are springboards - not safety nets. With operations in nearly every London borough and one of the sector's largest community regeneration programmes, we're always keen to meet talented people who support our ambitions.

We are looking to recruit a Youth Worker (Annualised Hours) in order to support with evening youth club sessions and half term programmes on an annualised hour contract.  The post will be ending in November 2017 with 230 hours worked between now and then as the candidate will be working during the school holidays for up to 6 weeks. The contract offers flexibility with periods of non-working. This way of working will provide you with a guaranteed income for this period. You will be required to be available on Monday and Wednesday evenings and school holidays (the candidate will be working during the school holidays for up to 6 weeks).

This role involves engaging with young people and providing a safe space for young people to participate in structured recreational activities.  The successful candidate will have the ability to motivate, guide and raise aspirations with children & young people.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience required by our ideal Youth Worker (Annualised Hours)

- Understanding of the issues of vulnerable and hard to reach young people with proven experience in the youth work field, preferably with a JNC qualification or equivalent.

 - Ability to engage and communicate well with young people, colleagues and parents.

 - Knowledge of child protection, health and safety and other youth work related issues.

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience required by our ideal Youth Worker (Annualised Hours)

- Experience of working with young people in Hackney.

- MIDAS minibus trained or willingness to learn.

The successful applicant will need to be subject to an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed. 

Closing date & time: 18/05/17 5pm

If you feel you have the skills and experience needed to become our Youth Worker (Annualised Hours) please click ‘Apply' now to be directed to our careers page and complete your application. Please monitor your emails also during this time.

Peabody is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.