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2017-12-28 Nurseries Job Title: Youth Worker - 01174 (SK)
Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker
Date Posted: 28 Nov 2017
Job Location: Kendal , Cumbria
Company: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Salary: £9.03 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contact Name: The Recruitment Team
YouthAbility Cumbria, Kendal
Part-time, 17 hours per week
Working hours to be Monday 3.30pm-6pm, Tuesday 3pm-8.30pm and Wednesday 6-8pm.
Office hours to be decided with the successful candidate.
Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society?
Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world?
If so… Leonard Cheshire Disability offers you the chance to become part of a great team!
Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation.
We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others.
About the role
Disability affects everyone differently. We need you to provide tailored day-to-day support to ensure the needs of the people who use our services are met in positive and creative ways. It’s a job that can be challenging at times, but this is balanced by the unrivalled sense of long-term satisfaction it also gives. It’s an opportunity to be creative and feel inspired, both by your colleagues and the people you support. It’s a career that you can feel proud of.
We are looking for an experienced Youth Worker to help deliver an existing inclusive youth club in Kendal, encouraging self-confidence, personal growth and independence through social interaction and participation in a wide range of activities.
The role will include monitoring and evaluating the work of the project, assisting in conducting referrals with families. To assist in developing the Youth Clubs within the Youth Ability project; strengthen roles in communities by liaising with other local voluntary groups and provide a wide range of publicity.
About you (please see the job description for full details by visiting our Careers website and applying online)
To be successful in this role you will need:
Experience of youth work, delivering youth work activities and monitoring outcomes of young people is highly desirable as is a willingness to work towards a Youth Work Qualification.
We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:
Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
A satisfactory disclosures check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We, therefore, reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
Closing date: 15 December 2017