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Job vacancy at Oasis: Lead Youth Worker

9:20 am, Tuesday, 18th August 2020 - 2 months ago

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Oasis Charitable Trust is a multi-national charity supporting young people and their families in 10 countries worldwide. Their vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.

Oasis have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Youth Worker to work as part of our Oasis Hub South Grimsby team to deliver a programme of activities and opportunities that support the personal and social development of the young people within the local community based in South Grimsby. This activity takes place over some weekday evenings.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • To develop and deliver a youth mentoring programme that is meaningful and positive
  • To deliver a successful evening targeted youth provision (e.g. sports, creative arts and drama projects).
  • To line manage, youth sessional staff and volunteers
  • Support young people to engage in volunteering and leadership opportunities.

The successful post holder must have:

  • A relevant professional qualification in Youth and Community work (Level 3 or above).
  • Experience working in a youth/community setting alongside other statutory and voluntary organisations.
  • Ability to function in diverse settings and with a wide range of professional agencies.
  • Be self-motivated, resilient, with excellent organisational/administrative and inter-personal skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing national organisation, making a difference to communities on a local level, while individually improving the life chances of young people.  As part of the package, Oasis offers:

  • A pension scheme, currently offering 7% employer contribution
  • A generous holiday allowance, starting at 25 days per year (plus 8 Bank Holidays)

Find out more and apply at Oasis UK.

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