Oasis Charitable Trust is a multi-national charity supporting young people and their families in 11 countries worldwide. Their vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.
Oasis Charitable Trust have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Youth Worker to work alongside our Oasis Hub MediaCityUK and Oasis Hub Oldham teams to deliver a programme of activities and opportunities that support the personal and social development of the young people within the local community based in Salford and Oldham. As this role is based over two locations, Oasis Charitable Trust will consider applicants who wish to job-share (6 hours in each location).
Key responsibilities will be:
• To deliver and lead a Friday evening youth club programme (MediaCityUK)
• To deliver a weekly youth programme (ages 9 – 13) and to support a weekly provision (ages 11 – 16) (Oldham)
• To liaise with youth partners across Greater Manchester, developing the opportunities within the provision
• Support young people to engage in volunteering and leadership opportunities
The successful post holder must have:
• A relevant professional qualification in Youth and Community work (Level 3 or above)
• Experience working in a youth/community setting alongside other statutory and voluntary organisations
• Ability to function in diverse settings and with a wide range of professional agencies
• Be self-motivated, resilient, with excellent organisational/administrative and inter-personal skills
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing national organisation, making a difference to communities on a local level, while individually improving the life chances of young people. As part of the package, Oasis offers:
• A pension scheme, currently offering 7% employer contribution
• A generous holiday allowance, starting at 25 days per year (plus 8 Bank Holidays)
The post is for a one year fixed term contract (start date 21 September 2018)
Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.
Oasis are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff are expected to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.
Interviews will take place in Salford on Thursday 20 September 2018.
For an application pack email: firstname.lastname@example.org