Flexible working
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Community Youth Worker

29,000-37,000 per annum
Location South East London
Contract type Fixed Term
Work schedule full time hours

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Here at Peabody, we have an opportunity for a Community Youth Worker on a 12 month fixed term contract/secondment at our Parkside -  Lewisham office in South East London.  

What we’re looking for:   

  • A demonstrable track record of extensive youth work experience

  • A suitable youth work related qualification (e.g. Level 2 JNC) is desirable

  • Experience of working with children and/or young people in similar settings

  • Experience of organising and/or coordinating projects is desirable

This is not a strict 9-5 role, evening and weekend work will be expected.

A bit about the role:

As a Community Youth Worker you will have passion and enthusiasm for the Parkside Community and its long-term vision for local residents. Some of the key results for the role include:

  • Attracting and welcoming young people into Parkside Community Centre, ensuring everything is running smoothly and supporting young people who are engaging with the activities

  • Working with project partners to deliver a rich programme of positive activities and reflective sessions, weekly during term-time and during school holidays, taking accountability for security and safe working within the youth sessions

  • Having conversations with young people, identifying issues affecting them and how their needs can be met, and identifying where targeted youth support is needed and facilitating referrals and connections

  • Mentoring, coaching and supporting individuals, encouraging young people to develop their self-awareness, independence and individuality

  • Taking part in outreach activities, both independently and in partnership with other services

This role will require an Enhanced DBS check.

A bit about us: 

Peabody are one of the largest housing associations in the UK, and we’ll be even bigger when our merger with Catalyst is complete in April 2023. Our mission is to help people flourish and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers.  

Here just a few of the benefits for working at Peabody: 

  • Flexible and hybrid working (depending on the role) 

  • 30 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays 

  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates  

  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year  

  • Flexible benefits scheme, including family friendly benefits and access to a discount portal  

Are you ready to apply? 

To be considered for the role of Community Youth Worker, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit both your CV and a bit about why we should consider you for the role.  

If you need to ask us anything else at all, feel free to drop an email to recruitment@peabody.org.uk and one of our team will be in touch.  

Peabody are one of the largest housing associations in the UK, and we’ll be even bigger when our merger with Catalyst is complete in April 2023. Our mission is to help people flourish and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve.

We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers.  

We have got a fantastic range of benefits. To find out more. please click here.

Personal rewards

Cycle to work scheme & dental insurance

Wellbeing

Employment assistance programme & diversity networks

Development

Mentoring scheme & career coaching

Family life

Enhanced maternity & imagination library

Recognition

Peabody reward scheme & long service recognition

Flexible working

Accomodation to full & part time work

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