YOUTH & COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER – FIXED TERM

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

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Closing date: 27 June 2024

Fixed Term until 31 March 2025 due to funding.  

The Youth Development Service (Early Help) has a small outreach and street-based team to work with young people at risk of making poor life choices.  

We are looking for enthusiastic and skilled youth support workers to join the youth outreach team, who can help support vulnerable groups of young people around the city.  

As part of the Violence Prevention Partnership programme delivery, you will work as part of a small team and also contribute to a multi-agency approach who will identify and support young people.  

You will provide engaging activities in the community and support increasing confidence, self-esteem and resilience.  Thus, enabling more positive choices and diverting young people away from crime, anti-social behaviour, exploitation and vulnerabilities.  You will support interventions in their lives to enable them to gain improved outcomes and engage in positive activities and education/learning.  

You will link up with other services and projects within the city such as Youth Justice, Community Safety, Social Care, Flipside and Reach Out projects etc under the guidance of a lead worker to ensure a co-ordinated and effective approach but also contributing to individual plans.  

You will work flexibly to meet the needs of young people which will include increasing their voice and influence, engagement with the family and working evenings and planned time within holiday periods and occasional weekend sessions. It is expected that the successful workers can work two evening sessions per week.  

The successful candidates will be qualified and or experienced youth workers working with young people qualified at NVQ L2 or above and have experience of engaging positively with young people and planning work with them which improves their lives.

Please visit our ‘learning about youth work open evening to talk to us about our work and vacancies. Kingston Youth Centre 13th June 4pm- 7pm  

For an informal discussion please contact Dean Davis Youth Work Manager, on 07711 439 800 or dean.davis@hullcc.gov.uk


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