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Senior Youth Worker

Senior Youth Worker

Are you passionate about working with young people? Do you want to use your skills to inspire young people based on the community needs in Enfield?

A growing charity in North London who encourage and strengthen the local community have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and engaging Senior Youth Worker to join their team at an exciting time.

The Charity bring the local community together by responding to their needs and interests and offering open-access to youth work and informal education in a community setting, delivered by specialist practitioners in their local facilities.

As the Senior Youth Worker, you'll lead a team of practitioners, sessional and volunteer workers to create community based opportunities for vulnerable young people from 10 - 19 years old. Your role will focus on leading afterschool, evening and holiday activities, youth mentoring and targeted interventions using a planned creative youth work curriculum.

Using your experience of directly engaging with vulnerable young people, you'll develop, deliver and evaluate programmes and resources for young people to build their confidence and skills and in turn, build the community. The range of programmes and resources you develop and deliver will support personal and social development through recreation activities, mentoring, skills development and discussion groups.

To be considered for this role, you will have experience of developing, delivering and evaluating community based programmes or informal/formal education programmes to young people aged 10-19, in group and 121 settings. You might have a teaching background or be a qualified youth worker for example, or will be able to demonstrate this through your experience. You'll need to be creative in your approach to session design and delivery to engage young people and will need to show you can lead and direct sessions independently and adapt to different situations.

The nature of the role requires you to be willing to work outside of normal working hours, up to 3 evenings a week and during school holidays. In return, the organisation will also be flexible with their working practices and are dedicated to maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment. They can offer a mix of face to face and remote working but you will need to be local to Enfield or be able to travel to Enfield regularly and easily.

The interview process will involve a virtual interview and a face to face evening practical session on site.

If you are motivated to create opportunities for young people's voices to be heard, please show your interest today by sending your CV to quoting the job title and reference number J75398DT.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.