Children and Young Person’s Worker – 37hrs per week
We are recruiting a Children and Young Person’s Worker and this post is subject to continued South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust funding.
Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday (including early evening hours). Flexibility is required at times for occasional weekend work.
Salary: £15,725 per annum.
Holidays: 25 days (rising to 30 days per annum) and public holidays.
Pension: 4% employee/8% employer contribution pension scheme.
Location: Refuge, Resource Centre & local community (travel required to various locations).
Summary of Post
- Self-help is important in the philosophy of Women’s Aid. Workers will be responsible for promoting the practice of self-help by empowering and supporting mothers in their relationships with their children.
- To enable children and young people who have experienced domestic and sexual violence to access safety and support and to address the impact of domestic violence upon their lives and make informed choices about their future
- To provide children and young people who have experienced domestic and sexual violence with a safe environment to express themselves.
- To deliver creative and stimulating play sessions – to meet the social, emotional and intellectual development of children.
- To assist in the delivery of training programmes in the local community.
Applicants should have
- Recent experience (within the last 5 years) of delivering childcare, meeting the emotional, recreational and educational needs of a wide age range of children living in a residential setting and/or a community setting.
- Recent experience (within the last 5 years) of delivering individual and group work programme to a wide age range of children living in a residential setting and/or a community setting.
- Minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Childcare or BTEC National Diploma Early Years or equivalent.
The closing date is 12pm on Tuesday 12th June 2018.
If you have any problems downloading the application pack, please contact us.
Due to the level of contact with vulnerable women and children, the lawful recruitment of females for this post falls within the exemption stated in Article 10 (2e) of the Sex Discrimination (N.I.) Order 1976.
North Down & Ards Women’s is an Equal Opportunities Employer.