YOUTH WORKER

OASIS HUB EAST SOUTHAMPTON

 PART TIME, 9 HOURS PER WEEK (over 3 evenings)

12 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT

SALARY:  £4,676 per annum (20,783 FOR 1 FTE) 

 Oasis Charitable Trust is a multi-national charity supporting young people and their families in 8 countries worldwide. Our vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Youth Worker to join the Hub Team to develop & deliver detached youth outreach sessions delivering activities and opportunities that encourage personal and social development, and facilitate the empowerment of young people.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • To support the delivery of a successful evening youth outreach as part of Oasis Community Hub: East Southampton
  • To support young people in developing positive relationships and signpost them to clubs and organisations providing opportunities for them.
  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people.

The successful post holder must have:

  • A relevant professional qualification in Youth Work or able to demonstrate qualification by experience.
  • Successful experience of working with vulnerable young people.
  • The ability to deal with private information and sensitive issues with a calm and confident approach in difficult situations.
  • 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 team in a 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)

Email your most recent CV including a Supporting Statement to recruitment@oasisuk.org . Your Supporting Statement should be no more than two A4 pages and must address the following questions:

  1. Please expand on your CV to tell us about relevant skills, experience and qualification you have, that relate to the job description and person specification.

Completed applications should be returned by 9am Monday 15th August.

Interviews will take place in Sholing, Southampton on Wednesday 24th August.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Hub Leader Karen Dawkins 02380425340.

We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know. 

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.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1026487