Trainee Youth Workers

3 days left

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£19,922 - £22,104
Posted
03 Aug 2022
Closes
16 Aug 2022
Job Ref
RA0003881
Job Type
Youth work
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

 

About Us and The Role

 

A really exciting opportunity has arisen within Warwickshire County Council’s Targeted Youth Support. WCC was recently graded good by Ofsted and Targeted Youth Support were shortlisted for Exceptional Team of the Year – who would not want to part of this winning combination?!

Targeted Youth Support are a small team of JNC qualified youth workers sitting within Children’s Services. Each youth worker is involved in delivering 121 youth work, group work and detached youth work. We run from 6 youth work bases around the county. These bases include 3 vibrant and busy youth clubs.

 

Targeted Youth Support are a valued part of a restorative Warwickshire County Council’s Children’s Service and have been invested and supported to grow over the last two years. We are an evidence-based service that can prove the positive impact we make with young people. Young people are at the heart of all we do.

 

We are in a position to offer 2 new youth work trainee posts enabling successful candidates to become JNC Youth Work Qualified (The professional qualification for youth workers).

 

The post will involve working face to face as a youth worker 4 days a week with a day each week given for study and course attendance. You will be delivering 121 youth work support, group work, street-based youth work and youth clubs. You will be given the opportunity to really grow as a professional youth worker.

 

This post will be for 2 years fixed term. Following a successful interview with WCC we would then expect you to gain a place on a course we have already chosen. This is a part time postgraduate course, and you need an undergraduate degree to gain entry as well as at least 200 hours of youth work delivery experience.

 

All course fees for the two years will be covered by WCC TYS and will start at the end of Sept 2022.  Attendance on this course is on 1 Saturday each month and starts with a weekend at the university in September.

 

 

Please note if you haven’t already got a degree and 200 hours youth work experience you will not be shortlisted as it is a requirement of the course.

 

 

Locations: Ratcliffe Youth Centre, Atherstone and
Lillington Youth Centre, Leamington Spa.

 

 

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification. 

 

 

Additional Information

 

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

 

For further information about the role please contact Hollie Hutchings holliehutchings@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing Date :  16th August 2022

  

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button. 
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots. 
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 

  

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 

  

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

  

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more. 

 

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