Project Worker at STEP

Job Title: Project Worker

Accountable to: Project Management Team

Salary Scale: £17,500 – £23,500 pro rata (dependant on qualifications and relevant experience

Hours: 20 hours – ability to work regular evenings and weekends, plus summer and half term activities

Holidays: 22 days a year plus Bank Holidays – pro rata

Notice Period: 1 month on completion of probationary period

Pension: 5% contribution to your personal pension following successful completion of probationary period

STEP (Swindon) is a voluntary organisation delivering a range of services supporting young people aged 7-18 years across Swindon.

We are looking for a vibrant, hardworking individual who works well with young people and has experience within a youth setting.

Your job will be to support and engage young people, including those with additional needs, through delivery of therapeutic group work sessions.

The successful applicant will also need to have the skills and confidence to engage with young people in a variety of settings to support meaningful youth participation.

Acting as both supporter and group facilitator, you’ll draw up session plans to assist young people through and beyond the challenges they face, and work with them to make positive changes. You’ll need to have excellent listening skills, balanced with a team-orientated and proactive attitude.

Our aim is to enable children and young people to reflect upon their current thoughts, feelings and behaviours and to discover techniques to overcome them so they become active and productive members of their families, peer groups, schools and wider communities.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this role.

To apply, or if you would like any further information, please contact Amy Law or one of the Management Team on 01793 714042 or email swindonstep@aol.com

Closing date for applications 9th August 2019, 12.00pm. Interviews will be held week commencing 19th August 2019.

‘This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment’

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