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The City of Brighton and Hove
Hove, Brighton and Hove
£22,627 - £28,672
Part-time, Temporary, 12 Month Initially
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Job description

The Hangleton and Knoll Project is a nationally recognised and award winning Community Development and Youth Work charity; based in the Hangleton and Knoll ward of Brighton and Hove in South East England. A part of the community since 1983 we are a project working for the community with the community and managed by the community.

Since the outset local residents have shaped and developed the project to become what it is today; a model of good practice for how a community is able to develop and manage its own resources

Job description

Title Youth Worker

Locations Project Base - St Richard’s Community Centre, Egmont Rd, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 7FP.

Salary Scale NJC salary scale spinal point 13 – 24 £22,627 to £28,672 for full time hours, start point (dependent on qualification/ experience) pro-rata per annum.

6% employer contribution to pension and annual pay scale and cost of living increases as per NJC agreements

Hours 15-25 hours per week – afternoons, evenings and occasional weekends necessary (hours flexible bearing in mind the needs of the users)

Holiday Entitlement 25 days per annum, plus 3 extra days at Christmas and the usual statutory holidays (pro rata)

Fixed Term Contract 12 months in the first instance with likelihood of extension

RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Operational delivery of detached sessions with and without the Youth Bus
  • Supporting HKP Youth Active Sessions at various locations
  • Supporting After School Club sessions
  • Supporting Holiday activity programmes
  • Group work

THE HKP YOUTH TEAM MAIN AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:

  • Provide membership for young people 11-19 years and up to 25 with special educational needs (SEND) to access community based youth clubs, interest/support groups, sports, volunteering and holiday activity programmes
  • Operate a Youth Bus delivering street based community youth work (detached/outreach)
  • Promote personal and social development
  • Enable young people to have a voice, influence and place in their community
  • Build resilience and confidence
  • Develop life skills to learn, work, enjoy and achieve

MAIN TASKS:

Operational

  • To prepare and source resources (including shopping), plan, deliver and monitor Youth Sessions
  • To maintain the Youth Bus to ensure it is operational, fuelled, cleaned regularly and taking for repairs, MOT as required.
  • Contribute to our social media posts promoting our work and activities using Instagram and Facebook pages
  • Promote and help administer the HKP Youth Membership Scheme
  • Manage a debit card for work activities via an app ensuring receipts and expenditure are accurately recorded: training will be provided
  • Use ASPIRE database to record contacts and sessions in a timely and accurate manner (update weekly) training will be provided
  • Actively engage young people in increasing their physical activity (eg through the delivery of HKP Youth Active Sessions Boxing and Table Tennis) this entails joining in alongside young people enabling/encouraging them to take part. You will be working in partnership with staff from Brighton Table Tennis Club and WBC Cares Boxing Academy
  • Group work sessions

Direct work with young people

  • Build positive relationships with young people and be responsible for safeguarding their welfare and creating a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment
  • Building the resilience and improving the emotional health and wellbeing of young people, working closely with schools, City wide youth provision and local services
  • Supporting and promoting healthy lifestyles, including reducing childhood obesity and increasing physical activity, and maximising young people’s learning and achievement
  • Delivery of brief interventions related to health topics, such as mental health, sexual health and relationship advice, and lifestyle (including alcohol and drugs); promotion of c-card and chlamydia screening
  • Regular formal and informal consultation with young people about their needs and how the service can support them; and facilitate their involvement in the planning and preparation of activities and participation in their community.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of activities, interventions and group work with young people and HKP staff, and identify opportunities to enhance these services and amplify youth voice.

Building and Resources

  • To ensure health and safety checks and risk assessments are carried out for the activities delivered.
  • To contribute to maintaining the overall condition of the Youth Bus, including resources, ensuring it is a positive space for young people to access and conforms with Health and Safety requirements.

Monitoring /Reporting

  • To ensure that timely and accurate attendance and session records are maintained, and outcomes are monitored through ASPIRE database. Maintain accurate monthly and quarterly statistics for organisational needs and for funders as requested.

Policies and Procedures

  • To implement project and organisational policies and procedures into daily work practice including regularly reviewing risk assessments
  • To comply with and implement HKP’s safeguarding policy, Equal Opportunities Policy and Health and Safety Policy and Procedure ensuring that safeguarding issues are fully recorded and dealt with appropriately and to take reasonable care for health and safety of all those affected by this work.

General

  • To attend regular supervision sessions, staff meetings and ‘HKP’ days as required and undertake any training as required
  • To be aware of the needs of other workers, paid or unpaid, and contribute positively to a supportive working environment.
  • To be part of a partnership environment working with young people with diverse needs
  • To undertake any other duties as might reasonably be asked of the post holder at the request of the Youth Coordinator

Supplementary information

This job description will be subject to review in accordance with the needs of the service. This post is subject to a 24-week probationary period. All posts within HKP have the opportunity of an annual review/ evaluation.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

The Hangleton and Knoll Project is a company limited by guarantee and a charity under Registration No. 1139971 Company Registered in England No. 7260539

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Youth Work PS 2021 (.pdf)
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Posted on: 14 July 2021
Closing date: 02 August 2021
Job ref: HKP Youth Worker 2021
Tags: Vocational/Services,Practitioner

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