£27,228 - £30,711 per annum
London Borough of Merton is recruiting for two Participation Workers, ideally you will have a level 3 in Youth Work and will be an experienced youth work practitioner. Successful candidates will bring with them a good understanding of participation methods and practice and will have a commitment to the promotion of authentic participation of young residents and service users.
The successful candidate will be able to show a high level of personal organisation, team work and communication. Candidates will be able to manage themselves in a fast paced and creative working environment that places young people at the centre of all our work. The right candidate will be innovative and demonstrate an openness to collaborative practice with a range of stakeholders including senior level decision makers, elected members and community representatives.
We are looking for experienced youth workers with skills in engaging all young people up to the age of 25. Participation Workers will be expected to support young people with special educational needs and disabilities, care experienced young people and young people who are not in education/ employment.
This role is a full time post at 35 hours per week, there is some flexibility within working hours depending on the needs of the service, there will be some weekend work and residentials planned throughout the year. For more information please contact Chelsea.email@example.com | 020 8545 3283
** There is a possibility interviews will be virtual, by video link. Interviews will include young people.