Youth & Community Worker

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P4769
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Worthing Homes
  • Location: Worthing, West Sussex
  • Salary: £9.93 Per Hour
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Worthing Homes Worthing Homes 

Disability Confident Employer

Youth & Community Worker who can relate, encourage and support young people, teenagers and people suffering from chronic long-term health conditions is required by Worthing Homes, an established and successful Housing Association based in West Sussex.

 

SALARY: £9.93 per hour

LOCATION: Worthing, West Sussex

JOB TYPE: Part-Time

WORKING HOURS: Every Tuesday from 11:00am to 1:00pm (paid for 2.5 hours)

 

IS THIS YOU?

  • Do you want the chance to be part of an award-winning project?
  • Do you want the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of people in your community?

 

If the answer is ‘Yes’, come and join our team!

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic part-time job opportunity for a Youth & Community Worker who can relate, encourage and support young people, teenagers and people suffering from chronic long-term health conditions.

Working as the Youth & Community Worker you will join the Community House Project based in East Worthing that runs a number of structured, timetabled activities as well as providing an informal drop in facility for the local community and general public. The house is jointly funded by Worthing Homes and The National Lottery Community Fund (Previously known as the Big Lottery Fund) and aims to support the needs of individuals within the local community.

 

STRIVE Project – Every Tuesday from 11.00am till 1.00pm (paid for 2.5 hours)

As the Youth & Community Worker you will help us to deliver our STRIVE project (Socialising Together Regularly Inspiring Volunteering and Enjoyment) for people suffering with chronic long-term health conditions who struggle with pain, low mood or isolation.

As the Youth & Community Worker you will be responsible for:

  • Helping to identify community issues and needs, developing a community based programme in response
  • Preparing workshops and taster sessions
  • Planning and evaluating each session
  • Keeping in contact with the group on a regular basis

 

In return we offer:

Paid holiday and comprehensive training and support

 

WHO ARE WE?

Helping people create sustainable futures

We believe that good quality affordable housing is the foundation required for so many other things that we all depend on but may take for granted – security, education, health, work and support networks.

It’s much more than bricks and mortar – it’s about people, communities and opportunities.

Worthing Homes has over 3,500 properties in the Sussex coastal area. We provide affordable rented homes, key worker accommodation, low cost shared ownership, sheltered housing and new homes for local people.

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and we strive to effectively manage, maintain and improve their homes.

We are an inclusive organisation and value each individual’s unique contribution, irrespective of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or social background.

Worthing Homes is committed to safeguarding the welfare of those accessing our services through the effective use of the DBS Disclosure and baring service. All sessional workers being considered for posts working with children or vulnerable adults in regulated activities must be DBS checked at Enhanced level, prior to commencing work.

 

Disability Confident Employer

NO AGENCIES

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.

JOB REF: AWDO-P4769

This vacancy is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Worthing Homes