Employer Trent Bridge Community Trust

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, NG2 6AG.
Salary National Minimum Wage
Hours 25
Contract Fixed term
Type Job
Role Youth worker
Closing date 31/08/2021

New exciting Kickstart scheme vacancy!!

To work alongside our mentoring team of the Positive Futures youth engagement project within Rushcliffe with the overarching aim of using sport to engage ‘at-risk’ young people in order to identify and support their individual needs and steer them towards education, training and employment. 

The main focus of the role is to develop trusted professional relations with young people to steer them to alternative positive outcomes.  

This role will involve being out in the community during some late afternoon and evenings to work with local young people.  

The aim is to stop anti-social behaviour occurring and aim to support young people to access workshops and employability support to raise aspirations.  

To promote the project you will be expected to work in partnerships with the local parish council, primary and secondary schools.  


Essentia Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

To uphold our ethics and values 

Promote equal opportunities and the well-being of our Young People 

Establish good relationships with our Young People and team members 

Manage conflict with positive outcomes 

Motivate and empower independence 

Manage time and schedules effectively 

Follow company policies and procedures 

It is desirable that you have experience working with or can relate to vulnerable client groups of which includes learning disability. It is also desirable that you have a minimum of NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care. 

We adopt a strong safeguarding culture of openness and honesty to best protect our Service Users and Employees. 

Can comply with our Safer Recruitment Policy to ensure the highest level of Safeguarding for our Service Users. 

Residentials are part of the delivery and sleepover shifts maybe be required but not usually. 


Working Pattern:

Monday – Friday (some weekends as and when required ) 

Admin / training / supervision 10am – 3pm  

Delivery days 3pm -8pm  

*subject to change due to delivery of projects etc 


Details of employability support:

A mentor will be provided from day one of the placement, this mentor will shape the work programme and support day to day activities with young people.  

The mentor will also provide fortnightly supervision meetings to support development and ensure that there are no issues or barriers to hinder the delivery.  

We will carry out a needs assessment to identify areas for training development and work with you to create a development plan.  

We have an in-house employability team that will be working with the candidate from the beginning to ensure that they capture all the experiences to develop their CV and to identify pathways for future employment. The team will support with applications, cover letters.  

They will be provided with interview skills training.