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Lead Youth Worker

Moxie People

Gwynedd

Permanent

£27917 - £31023/annum

LL574FG

Posted: 29/03/2024

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Adoption is a new lease of life for many young people. A chance to belong, to find their place and to feel secure.

But support goes far beyond this…

How would you feel if you could lead a programme of change? One that brings young, adopted people together to build confidence and self-esteem by removing isolation and further cementing their deserved place in society.

What about being a part of something bigger, with real purpose, that runs on the efforts and values of individuals like you; people who care about others and want to see them thrive?

Become the Lead Youth Worker for an incredible charity, covering the North Wales area.

What will you get?

Options for full or part time hours (25 to 35 hours per week).
Flexible, hybrid working.
Work from the office, out in the community and from home.
A permanent contract.
Salary up to £31,000+ for full time hours.
Excellent sector-specific training opportunities.
Work for a charity that makes a real difference.
Be part of an organisation that puts its people first.What will you do?

Deliver and promote the 4 elements of the Children and Young People's Service.
Work with the charity and it's voluntary and statutory service partners.
Oversee the youth groups, along side the service manager.
Cover the North Wales area (office in Bangor).
Work with young people and families to identify what support is appropriate.
Organise and supervise other youth workers.
Meet at the Bangor office with occasional trips (twice a year) to South Wales.
Travel around to each of the youth groups to provide support to the teams.What do you need?

Ideally, you'll have at least 2 years of experience in Youth Work or Youth Support.
An excellent understanding of youth work principles.
Experienced in working with adopted young people, or a similar professional background (care leavers, youth support work etc.)
Hold a Youth & Communities (or similar) qualification - This is not essential.
Access to a vehicle and happy with regular travel across the North Wales region.
A live enhanced DBS on the update service (adults and children) would be really helpful.
Or be willing to complete a new DBS check.If you are ticking off most of the above points and you want to make a real and positive impact on the lives of others, get in touch with Keeran @ Moxie People.

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