Youth Play & Community Manager

Do you have the drive and passion to support young people? Do you want to help young people reach their full potential?

Then this is the job for you!

Youth First was born from the passion of youth and play workers to create a means to sustain and ideally grow youth work for young people aged 8-19 (up to 25 with SEND), first in Lewisham and now beyond. 

We now have fantastic roles available for two talented Youth, Play & Community Managers on our targeted team.

 

Salary: £31,254 to £33,617 

Hours: Full Time 36 hours per week

Contract: Permanent x2 FTE

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th August 2022

PURPOSE OF ROLE

Youth First’s Targeted Youth and Play Community Manager (YPC) will deliver bespoke interventions and mentoring that support children and young people aged 8-19 up to 25 with SEN, to improve outcomes, sustain change and make positive life changes. YPC’s will use the Outcome Star Framework to assess, support and plan with young people and will either use the Youth Star 2 or Teen Star package, Ensuring the best value for money and use of resources including available staffing and volunteers

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

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To deliver bespoke interventions and mentoring to support children and young people aged 8-19 and up to 25 with SEN

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To plan needs-led sessions and deliver to a range of young people

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To use the Outcome Star Framework (Youth Star 2 or Teen star) to assess, support and plan with young people

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To hold and manage a caseload of approximately 15 young people over a 12 week period

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To have a good knowledge of and deliver interventions around issues such as school and education, family and relationships, behavioral needs, emotional well-being and keeping safe

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To complete and contribute to Early Help Assessment forms when required

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The ability to refer young people onto other services and activities dependent on their needs

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To record interventions on young people using relevant frameworks provided

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To complete risk assessments to safeguard all work carried out with young people, including home visits

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To attend relevant professionals’ meetings relevant to your caseload i.e. TAFs and strategy meetings

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To attend relevant community, partner, supervisions and team meetings

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To use relevant databases and frameworks to support the role e.g. Substance Views

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To manage your calendar accordingly to meet the needs of your caseloads and in line with management expectations

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To access training and briefings independently as and when required

 

What you can expect

Please complete application form or send a CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the shortlisting criteria and email to recruitmentyf@youthfirst.org.uk

We look forward to working with you!

Closing Date:  17 August 2022

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