Sessional Youth Support Worker 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 (enhanced rate due to unsociable hours) Contract: No fixed contract. Hours paid against a timesheet
Purpose of the role:
We require 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 evening youth work sessions (age 11+) - Supporting our school holiday engagement activities - 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
3 to 5pm on a Wednesday evening in term time. 7 to 9pm on a Thursday in Term Time.
Various hours in school holidays to help provide engagement / diversionary activities.
We are continuing to apply for funds and develop our provision. It is likely that opportunities will continue to grow for Youth Support Workers.
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.