Job Vacancy- Gateshead

Part-time Sessional Worker – Gateshead

£10 per hour- will include some day time, evenings and weekend work

Youth Focus North East is developing its youth work provision and have vacancies for Sessional Youth Workers, to add to our team working in Gateshead.

We are looking for a pool of youth workers to support and deliver open access youth provision across Gateshead. Sessions will be held across the week including some day time, evenings and weekend work of up to 4 hours per session. We welcome applications for any combination of sessions from 1 to 3 days/evenings. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the beginning of a range of developing youth work provision within Youth Focus North East, working across Gateshead with our partner agencies.

We are looking for Sessional Youth Workers who are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of young people and the communities we serve. Your role will involve recruiting young people into the projects, retaining their engagement and encouraging them to participate in positive and educational sessions and activities. Confident in the delivery of youth work, you will be committed to improving young people’s lives, and working with them to address their concerns and needs.

Dynamic, innovative, and passionate, you’ll bring knowledge and skill-base to the challenge of working with a wide range of young people and stakeholders and be able to demonstrate continuing professional development.

We are looking for the right people who can engage with young people, develop positive relationships with external partners, and have the ability to recognise and act on new opportunities when they arise.

Youth Focus North East have a strong learning culture and offers a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive; giving you the chance to use your knowledge and skills, and enhance your practice within a high profile organisation.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please Tel: 0191 4779966 and speak to Steve Watson or email, Caroline Garrity: for an application form.

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th October 2021, 12.00 noon

Interviews will take place on: Week commencing 25th October 2021

Youth Focus: North East is committed to equality of opportunity and promoting equal access for all.

This role is subject to a full enhanced DBS check.

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