Join our team supporting young people in Norfolk
Participation Youth Worker
Hours: Ideally full time 37 hours per week, but we will consider applicants wanting to work part time or other flexible arrangements such as job shares
Location: Norwich or elsewhere in Norfolk
Salary: £23,397 pa full time equivalent
At MAP, we are advisers, counsellors, youth workers and other professionals working together to provide the best support we can to young people aged 11-25, in a way that works for them.
The pandemic is having a negative impact on young people and the way they live their lives. We are very excited to have secured additional funding enabling us to expand our services to young people and we are recruiting people to join our team who are committed to our values of:
- Being Young Person Centred
- Valuing Each Individual
- Being Professional
- Working for Social Justice
Our participation youth workers work alongside young people on campaigns, lobbying and youth involvement that promotes young people’s views, creates social change and ensures the voice of young people is heard in decision making. The ideal candidate will be passionate about supporting young people to take action and will have experience of working with young people, networking, community organising, campaigning, lobbying and social movements.
As a youth worker at MAP, the successful candidate can expect to work on a range of projects at different times. The role we anticipate the successful candidate working on initially is MAP’s Youth Participation Programme for Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join this new team, facilitating young people’s involvement in the design and delivery of the Norfolk & Waveney Mental Health Transformation process. It is essential that young people share their hopes, concerns and experiences, working alongside professionals to ensure change happens in an informed and relevant way.
The successful candidates will receive a range of benefits including:
- competitive salary
- generous pension contributions
- company sick pay
- excellent on-going training and development opportunities
- support from an established and reputable team
- corporate events and activities
- wellbeing focus
- regular line management
- flexible working
- 30 days holiday increasing to 35 after 5 years’ service (plus bank holidays)
- access to benefits including cycle to work scheme
How to apply:
For further information and an application pack, go to www.map.uk.net.
Please submit your completed application form to HR@map.uk.net
The closing date for completed applications is Monday 24th May 2021 at 9am
Interviews are expected to be held during week commencing 31st May 2021.