VACANCY: Avon Youth Club Male Sessional Youth Worker

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Our partner Community Youth Club, Avon Youth Club, are seeking a *Male Part time Sessional Youth Worker to support their programme in Lawrence Weston. 

About Avon Youth Club

Avon Youth Club is a voluntary organisation and registered Charity in Lawrence Weston, established to give young people ages 8 – 19 further opportunities of increasing their potential through effective use of their leisure time.

Through a structured programme of positive activities, the Club strives for high standards of behaviour, encouraging self awareness in a caring environment. In this environment members can broaden their horizons, be challenged about their attitudes and undertake new experiences to assist with their social awareness, development and role in the Community.

About the Sessional Youth Worker role

Avon Youth Club are currently seeking a to recruit a *Male Sessional Youth Worker to assist with all Club activities including researching, planning, promoting and organising Club programmes. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to develop their skills and experience of working with children and young people in a Youth Work setting.

Avon Youth Club are seeking an enthusiastic individual who can engage and motivate young people, who can work well in a team, and can adapt to meet the needs of young people. We are looking to recruit an individual who has an interest in supporting the delivery of sports and physical activities at the Youth Club.

NOTE: EACH session is normally three hours in duration, which includes a period of compulsory pre and post written review. The youth work session(s) will be worked from a Community Youth Club setting between Mondays and Thursdays. Currently sessions are between 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Additional shifts available and daytime hours during the school holidays.

Avon Youth Club is located at 98a Long Cross, Lawrence Weston, Bristol, BS11 0LP.

Rate of pay per session: £11 per hour

Qualifications and experience

Applicants should ideally already hold either a national qualification in Youth Work or be prepared to study towards achieving an NVQ in Youth Work through part-time study. However, experience and a passion for working with young people are as important in the first-instance. The post will be subject to satisfactory references, and the completion of an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

How to apply

Please submit a copy of your CV to Helen Price, Secretary of Avon Youth Club at info@avonyouthclub.com.

Closing date: Thursday 20th January 2022

If you would like any further information about the role then please email info@avonyouthclub.com.

 *Due to the specific requirements of this role, this post is exempt under the Equality Act (2010), Part 1, Schedule 9 (Genuine Occupational Requirement).

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