TITLE: Sessional Youth Worker
SALARY: £9.27 per hour
LOCATION:  Smethwick
HOURS: Tuesday evenings
RESPONSIBLE TO:  Senior Youth Worker
Fixed Term Contract until 31st July 2022

An exciting and unique opportunity to work for a local charity supporting children and young people. The Dorothy Parkes Centre is a community centre based in Smethwick and offers a place of welcome and opportunity for the local community.

We are recruiting sessional youth workers for our youth club which provides young people, aged 11 – 18, with opportunities to make new friends and enjoy experiences in a safe environment whilst enhancing personal and social development.

Applicants will be committed to working with young people and have experience of working with them in variety of settings. Applicants will be enthusiastic, friendly, and approachable and able to inspire and maintain effective relationships with young people as well as having the ability to work as part of a team and using own initiative when completing tasks independently.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate an understanding of safeguarding and child welfare issues and a commitment to sustain the service and meet objectives and targets.

There is a requirement to work flexible and unsociable hours which may include occasional weekends.

Please note that all posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS check, permission to work in the UK check and associated references.

To apply for this vacancy please read the Job Description and submit a completed application form to us via email [email protected] or post to Dorothy Parkes Centre, Church Road, Smethwick, B67 6EH

While we would like to contact all our candidates, unfortunately, this is not possible so if you haven’t heard from us a week after submitting your application then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.