Youth & Play Support Worker

8 Month Fixed Term ( Maternity Cover) - 15 hours p/w
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Youth & Play Support Worker
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Youth & Play team for a Youth & Play Support Worker to join us. You will be responsible for empowering children and young people through delivering high quality Youth and Play provision. As part of our Youth & Play team, these roles contribute to the heart of what we do as a charity by working together to improve and enhance our services.

LOCATION: YMCA North Tyneside, primarily North Shields, NE29 0AB

JOB TYPE: 8 Month Fixed Term ( Maternity Cover)

WORKING HOURS: 15 Hours

SALARY:  Up to £9.16

 

Who are we?

YMCA North Tyneside is a Voluntary Sector Organisation undertaking youth and community programme work in areas of North Tyneside, South Tyneside, and Teesdale. We are part of the worldwide YMCA movement, which started in London in 1844 has grown to become the world’s largest and oldest youth movement.

Now, more than 175 years later, YMCA is operating in 119 countries, with 64 million people reached annually around the world. Guided by our Christian values, we believe everyone has potential, and we serve our communities so that all can hope, belong, contribute and thrive. 

 

What are we looking for?

Job Purpose:

To be successful, it is essential that you have relevant experience as well as a relevant qualification or experience of working with Children and Young People / recent relevant Training and Continued Professional Development. Additionally, it is essential that you have a flexible approach to your working hours as you may be required to cover sickness and absence.

Our mission is to create a community where everyone is healthy, happy and connected. We seek to champion those that have no voice and support those that need it most. Employing nearly 100 members of staff across various locations, we are ambitious, vibrant and visionary.

If you have experience of support work, an understanding of safeguarding and a passion to make a real difference to the lives of others in a warm and welcoming team, we’d like to hear from you. One year of childcare is preferred.

 

Closing date: Please apply ASAP without delay if you’re interested as we may close the advert early if we receive a lot of applications.

Interview process: One Stage Interview.

Proposed start date: ASAP

 

 

 

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Why work for YMCA North Tyneside?

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Competitive Salary

Subject to age and in line with National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Employer Assistance Programme

Access to a confidential Employer Assistance Programme (which includes a suite of Legal and Health Information)

GP Helpline

Access to 24hr GP Helpline

Café Discount

10% Discount at YMCA Café

Nursery Discount

10% Discount on Fees at YMCA Day Nursery

Gym Membership

Free unlimited Gym membership for YMCA Gym

Staff Development

A nurturing environment where staff are encouraged to learn and grow as individuals

Making a Difference

Be a part of an established organisation that helps transform the lives of young people

Patterdale Discount

Staff discount on short breaks in the Lake District at Patterdale Hall Estate

Interested?

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This job has been posted both internally and externally.

If you think you have what it takes to effectively support the vision, objectives and priorities of the organisation then we want to hear from you!

Please follow the link below to our online application form which will also ask for a CV to be uploaded (if you have trouble accessing the application form or require a different format, please email hr@ymcanorthtyneside.org

Please note: The health, wellbeing and safety of our colleagues and candidates during this challenging time is of paramount importance, with this in mind, we have refreshed our approach to recruitment. All interviews will be fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing. Upon starting a new role with us, we will ensure you are equipped with the tools and technologies which will enable you to do your best work remotely when required. Our longer-term focus remains on a culture of flexibility and encouraging colleagues to maintain a healthy work-life balance through flexible working arrangements.