Centre and Community Work Assistant Made4u In ML2

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Made4u In ML2

Aims & objectives

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Job number
Time of attendance
Must be willing to work a flexible work pattern to fit in group based work.
No of references
Hours (per week)
As per Work Pattern with hour for lunch
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 - £ 8.21 per hour depending on age

Job description

The CJS Community Workers duties will include:

- Supporting and assisting with the development of various youth groups in and around the centre;

- Playing a key part in delivering groups and activities for children;

- Working alongside MADE4U’s Community Development Work team to compile a community audit which informs the offering of the project;

- Engaging with and supporting community members through a variety of community groups, including: the walking group; afterschool and toddlers groups; and arts and crafts groups;

- To undertake the preparation, administration and evaluation necessary to fulfil the duties of the post, organisation and project.

- Assist the MADE4U’s Community Development Work team with appropriate recording and reporting;

- Undertake appropriate planning and preparation for groups;

- To provide informal education sessions on topics of concern to young people as well as providing support to young people in completing CV’s, applying for courses, etc

- Attending networking and partnership meetings as required;

- Ensuring groups and activities comply with policy and groups have undertaken appropriate risk assessments (alongside with MADE4U team);

- Assisting centre staff in providing activities for a variety of groups of differing ages and abilities;

- Assisting with organising centre events and outreaches;

- Any other duties as agreed, within reason, for the smooth running of the centre.

Person specification

Experience of working with children, vulnerable adults and community groups

Experience in a number of ‘community work’ settings (can be voluntary)

Commitment to equality and inclusion with all groups

Willingness to learn about the needs of local people

Ability to relate to a wide range of people

Organised, flexible and able to self-motivate

Strong people skills

Good communication skills; written and verbal

Excellent understand of IT including word processing, social media, email, internet applications, etc

Willing to accept direction and feedback

Ability to work as part of a team

Flexible approach to working venues and hours

Willingness to undertake training and development as required.

Additional information

The postholder should be self-motivated and able to provide motivation and support to other colleagues and should be able to demonstrate this in their application and at interview.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership