Job title: Youth Support Worker Based at: Ripon YMCA or around Ripon Responsible to: Ripon YMCA CEO or Project Leader Hourly rate: £12 to £16 depending on experience / qualifications Contract: No fixed contract. Hours paid against a timesheet
Purpose of the role:
We require several flexible team members who can support our activities.
In addition to our housing provision we have started to deliver personal and social development courses and Youth Work for young people. Our aim is to provide local young people with a range of support opportunities to reduce barriers to employment, housing, and positive wellbeing.
We require a small team of flexible Youth Support Workers to help us develop and provide these services and support our existing provision.
This could be: - Supporting our staff and partners to deliver youth work sessions (age 11+) - Providing one to one support for a YMCA tenant (aged 16 to 25) - Helping us deliver learning provision for our tenants or local young people - Supporting tenants informally in a group (e.g. Pizza and film session) - Taking a young person to an appointment or out for a coffee
Hours available now: We are delivering 2 sessions of Detached Youth Work in Ripon per week (Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 to 9pm). We need 1 or 2 workers to cover each of these sessions. From December we may need 3 staff to cover this work. You may be able to cover just 1 session or both.
In October and November, we need 1 worker to support our existing Housing Support Worker to engage with our tenants. This will be for 3 days a week in the afternoon. To be flexible at approx. 9 hours a week.
To apply for this position please send your CV and a supporting letter with the details of 2 people who can provide a reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will interview those who demonstrate the skills and experience required. There is no closing date, this vacancy will remain open until we recruit the most appropriate candidates.