Social Worker Jobs In East London – Youth Worker

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Job Description:

We now have fantastic roles available for Youth & Play Workers to deliver high quality and innovative youth and play services for young people in a variety of settings including youth clubs, adventure playgrounds or via outreach and street-based work.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will support and deliver appropriate face-to-face activities for young people aged 8-19 (up to 25 with SEND) at a variety of settings including youth centres; adventure playgrounds; outreach or street-based work.
  • You will play an essential role in building the confidence of young people, developing their social development, safeguarding, and early intervention to prevent escalation of their needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience of working with a wide range of young people, including those who may be experiencing difficulties in their lives, and of addressing equal opportunities issues in a non-formal learning environment.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the principles of youth work, with a strong commitment to young people and a thorough knowledge of the issues facing them.
  • Educated to NVQ Level 2 (or above) qualification in Youth or Community work (or equivalent) in similar field or substantial experience.
  • Awareness of safeguarding, health and safety and data protection practices.
  • Ability to work flexible hours within the operations times of the service (3pm to 9pm) and possible weekend working.
  • You will have a minimum of 1 years experience of working directly with young people, including supporting, delivering and evaluating high quality sessions and activities for young people.

Job Details:

Company: 8-i

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: East London, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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