Senior Youth & Outreach Worker (Lancaster)

  • Part-Time 18 hours per week

  • Fixed-Term – until 31/01/2022

  • £9.21 per hour

  • Closing date: Wednesday 11th March 2020 at 15.00pm 

We are looking to recruit an experienced Youth worker to support young people aged 8-19 living in deprived areas across Lancaster and Morecambe, through the delivery of our Reaching communities Project. The project is funded by the national Lottery Heritage Fund and aims to reduce anti-social behaviour by providing support through youth clubs, sporting activities and detached outreach work. As a Senior Youth & Outreach worker you will support the project co-ordinator with the delivery of targeted sessions, youth clubs and detached outreach work. As well as this you will help to record the outcomes of sessions in order to track the progress of the project.

This role is weekdays only and will require you to work evenings.

The main duties will include:

To ensure effective delivery of the Y-Youth programme across The Lancaster Area.
Support the development of Targeted Youth Support and risk-taking behaviour services across Lancaster and wider, as appropriate.
The Delivery of planned activity sessions.
To recruit and engage with young people and encourage participation in the Y-Youth project.
Build and maintain relationships with Children and young people through a range of youth work, coaching and mentoring skills

How to apply

To the successful candidate we offer:

28 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays) pro rata.
Flexible working environment.
Opportunities to apply for other internal roles.
An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role.
The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the Fylde Coast YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.

Job Share will also be considered.

To apply, download and return the attached Application Pack, Equal Opportunities Form and Privacy Notice to recruitment@fyldecoastymca.org 

You can find the form at https://www.ymca-fyldecoast.org/work-with-us/ 


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