Youth Support Worker required in Hungerford

Are you passionate about youth work? Can you see yourself making a difference to young people in Hungerford?

The Hungerford Youth and Community Centre (HYCC) is a vibrant and welcoming place providing a bright and practical space for young people and for the community. We’re looking for an engaging and motivated person to run a youth work programme in Hungerford including sessions for children and young people and also to recruit and manage volunteers. You will work in a supportive team with the Director of HYCC and enthusiastic trustees of the charity to provide a caring, safe and inspiring environment for young people.

The role is perfect for someone truly committed to making a difference to young people by creating an inspiring youth programme which engenders long term change and increases young people’s opportunities for a bright and successful future.

At a time of change for this small organisation, we are seeking somebody with commitment to the role who can connect brilliantly with young people whilst also working strategically to implement a wide-ranging programme. In these challenging times, the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and work innovatively to achieve the organisational aims of the charity is essential.

Hours and salary. 27 hours per week (mostly in the evenings and at the weekend) at £11.50 per hour (£22,200 pa: pro rata £16,200). The position is part-time and permanent. We particularly encourage applications from women and people of colour.

Job Description. The full job description and personal specification can be downloaded here. We suggest that you speak with our Chair of Trustees prior to applying for the role: to do this please contact Charlie Barr on 07875 529 331

How to apply

Please complete the form here. This requires you to upload a one-page CV with contact details for two references and write a 500 word supporting statement.

If you have any difficulty with accessing or completing the form please contact Charlie Barr on 07875 529 331.

Deadline for applications: Friday 17 May 2021.

Interview date: Friday 24 May 2021.

Proposed start date: as soon as possible

HYCC is a fair, non-discriminatory employer and will consider all applications, shortlisting on merit and suitability against our recruitment policy.

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