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Job Description

Post Title:                Project Worker (Bank)

Line Managed By:                 Youth and Community Manager


Reports To:                Youth and Community Manager

Responsible For:         Volunteers

Base Location:        Positive Impact for Young People CiC, The Hub, Unit 6a Abbey Gate Shopping Centre, Newdegate Road, Nuneaton, CV11 4HL

Hours:        As and when required

Duration:                           Ongoing

Salary:                 £9.70 -£10.70 per hour

Job Purpose:

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

General

PERSON SPECIFICATION – SUPPORT PROJECT WORKER

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

CRITERIA

E or D =

Essential or Desirable

Assessed:

A = Application form

I  = Interview

T = Test at Interview

WORK EXPERIENCE

A

I

T

With young people in a paid or voluntary capacity.

E

Partnership working

D

Experience in a range of youth settings e.g centre based, alternative provisions, issue based, residential, detached and using local green spaces.

D

Experience of working with underrepresented groups of young people

D

Mentoring and befriending

D

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE

Understanding of the principles of youth work and a commitment to implementing them

E

Understanding of the principles of equal opportunities and a commitment to implementing them

E

ICT skills sufficient to produce reports and promotional materials

E

Knowledge of the issues faced by rural young people

D

Youth work qualification (e.g NVQ level 2)

D

Knowledge and understanding of the Voluntary and community sector

D

Minibus qualification or ability to complete qualification

D

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to build effective working relationships with young people and people at all levels inside and outside the organisation

E

Ability to develop positive working relationships with young people

E

Good organisational skills and the ability to plan, prioritise and complete tasks on schedule

E

Commitment to personal development.

E

Ability to work as part of a team

E

An enthusiasm and passion for working with young people

E

A good level of fitness, and ability to meet the physical requirement of working with young people.

E

Commitment to the ethos and values of the voluntary and community sector

E

Ability to work flexibly including regular evening and weekend working.

E

Ability to travel throughout Warwickshire

E

This post will involve contact with young people and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all convictions, spent or unspent must be declared.

This post will involve contact with young people and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all convictions, spent or unspent must be declared.

I agree that this job description and person specification correctly reflects the requirements of this job role:

Signed:______________________________________________Date:________________________________

Positive Impact for Young People CiC- Application Form

Position applied for:

Full name (Inc middle names):

Full address:

Contact number:

Email:

Education and training (Please list most recent first):

Please use this space to outline how you meet the person specification.  Please address each specification:

Previous Employment, include job position (Most recent first) and reason you no longer work there:

Why do you believe you are best suited to this position?

Do you currently hold a clean driving licence?

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

We will carry out enhanced DBS on all staff.  Do you have anything to declare?

Please provide two employment references (please note we will not approach your current employer until we speak with you and gain your permission):

I can confirm that to the best of my knowledge the above information is correct. I accept that providing deliberately false information could result in my dismissal.

Signature .................................................. Date …………

Please attach an up to date copy of your CV.

Please return to craig@positiveimpactcic.org

                Bank Project Worker. May 2019