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Closed: 18 June 2017

Gangs Youth Worker

Posted by Ignite Trust

Location Greater London
Permanent

Join a dynamic team that is engaging young people and leading them on journeys away from anti social and gang related activities

Job Description

Ignite youth workers impact young people in Harrow to  make positive choices. We are a passionate, Christian led charity with a proven record of working with young people, detached, sport, mentoring and employment support are key to our strategy.  

Youth violence is rising and Ignite needs a second committed gangs worker to be based in South Harrow where violence has recently spiked.  They will beprofessional and passionate about seeing change in young people.  They will be comfortable in a suburban youth culture as well as in meetings with partners and funders.

The successful candidate will possess a proven track record of detached and project based youth work  with anti social and hard to reach young people. They will have evidence of team working as well as self motivation. They will demonstrate commitment to safeguarding young people and adopting a follow-through approach, recognising and recording positive outcomes. They will be IT literate, organised, proactive,  have a calm approach and be able to work under pressure. They will be motivated to provide high levels of service, deliver objectives and achieve goals.

We need someone who will encourage, listen to and support their co-workers so that we can model healthy community to the young people we work with.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 27 June

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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