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Lead Youth Worker

Location: Dependent upon the programme allocated, staff are to meet young people in a location local to the participants either in Walsall or Lewisham. Staff travel with young people to Wide Horizons Centres in either South East London, Dorset or Wales.

Salary: £120 per day plus £47.50 for each overnight worked during the programme.

Contract: Casual work taking place three – five days (depending on the programme) during the May, August and October school holidays.

We are seeking a lead youth worker to oversee the management of our Get Out Go Wild programme leading your team of youth workers to deliver a high quality Adventure Learning Programme for young people aged 10-15. The programme involves working with young people helping them build valuable personal and social skills to become well rounded individuals who are environmentally conscious, active members of their communities with the right skills to build themselves a brighter future.

Substantial experience of delivering high quality youth work is essential as is experience leading youth programmes and managing a team of staff. You should be committed to young people with an understanding of the factors affecting their lives and be able to support young people in times of stress acting with integrity. You will need to have proven leadership abilities, be a positive role model for youth workers and young people and have a passion for delivering the highest standards of service. For a full job description, please CLICK HERE

How to apply: Please send your CV along with a letter of application explaining any experience you have and your suitability for the role to lois.bateman@widehorizons.org.uk Please also include two references, one being your current or most recent employer.

Youth Worker

Location: Dependent upon the programme allocated, staff are to meet young people in a location local to the participants either in Walsall or Lewisham. Staff travel with young people to Wide Horizons Centres in either South East London, Dorset or Wales.

Salary: £95 per day plus £47.50 for each overnight worked during the programme.

Contract: Casual work taking place three – five days (depending on the programme) during the May, August and October school holidays.

We are seeking youth workers for our Get Out Go Wild programme supporting the delivery of a high quality Adventure Learning Programme for young people aged 10-15. You will work with the young people helping them build valuable personal and social skills to become well rounded individuals who are environmentally conscious, active members of their communities with the right skills to build themselves a brighter future.

You will need to have youth and community work experience preferably with young people from an inner city environment. You should be able to support young people in times of stress acting with integrity, have excellent interpersonal skills, have attention to detail, be able to write case studies for monitoring purposes and have a sense of adventure and a willingness to try new things. For a full job description, please CLICK HERE

How to apply: Please send your CV along with a letter of application explaining any experience you have and your suitability for the role to lois.bateman@widehorizons.org.uk Please also include two references, one being your current or most recent employer.