Reference: RA0005952
Description: About the Role

Are you interested in an amazing career in youth work? Would you like the opportunity to earn whilst you learn?

Warwickshire County Council have a brand new opportunity to recruit 6 apprentice Youth Workers to join the Targeted Support Youth Service and start a career in youth work.

The youth work apprentice scheme has recently started which will enable you to become a professionally qualified JNC recognised Level 6 (degree level) Youth Worker. You will graduate with a degree in youth work on completion of the programme. (You can find more information about youth work Click here

The apprenticeship course will last for 3 years and the training will be a mixture of regular online lessons, course work and on the job training. Alongside this, you will work as part of Warwickshire’s Youth Work team delivering youth projects, schools work and 1-1 youth work. You will be working with our wonderful young people aged 11 to 18 years and be expected to work 2 evenings a week and occasional weekends. Your work location will be in a youth centre based in either in the North or the South of the county

Key Requirements

We are looking for candidates with at least two A levels or equivalent. You must also have your Maths and English Grade 4 or equivalent. You should really want to work with young people and have some experience of doing this. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidates. Is this you?

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feelsvalued, included, safe, supported,andwelcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!
At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure. Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.
Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund’
he benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.

Additional Information

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.

To discuss the role please contact Claire Crawford on clairecrawford@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 14th May 2024Interview date: 3rd & 4th June 2024

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. Seemore

Region: Countywide
Location: Countywide
Salary: *GBP*23,500 to 23,893 per annum
Package: Fixed term for 3 years
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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