Deputy Youth Coordinator

Job Title: Deputy Youth Club Coordinator

Hours: 40 hours per week (including evenings & weekends)

Salary: From £24,908 to £27,199 depending on experience

Location: HideOut Youth Zone

Now two years into its delivery and open 7 days a week, including school holidays, HideOut Youth Zone’s purpose is to help young people grow to be happy, healthy and successful adults. Our state-of-the-art £6.6 million building provides young people with somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. Facilities include a 3G pitch, climbing wall, gym, sports hall and recreation area, and dance, arts, music and media suites. As HideOut moves into the next stage of its journey, the next three years will see the evolvement of the delivery, facilities and opportunities for young people across Manchester.

THE ROLE

Working alongside our lead Coordinators to support the delivery of our 7 day offer of varied enriching and life
enhancing activities for young people aged 8 – 19 (up to 25 with additional needs).

You will play a pivotal role as we continue to expand the provision and opportunities for our members by adding capacity and a new skill set to our delivery team, ensuring that our main offer, the universal provision, continues to be delivered as we develop new and exciting opportunities for our members.

As well as adding your own ideas to the conversation as we develop these new offers, you will also deputise for coordinators across Juniors and Seniors, ensuring there is a high-quality, creative and fun offer which focuses on the needs of young people each and every day. Delivering the HideOut aspiration to provide young people with the best possible experiences and opportunities.

When deputising you will enhance your managerial skills set by leading a team of part time sessional workers and volunteers and be responsible for the safeguarding of the sessions. This role will be mainly face to face with some planning time allocated to prepare for delivery.

THE PERSON

You will have experience of:

  • Working with young people aged 8 to 19 years and up to 25 with additional needs in a range of settings, including vulnerable, disengaged or hard to reach young people
  • Organising and delivering a programme of youth work / play-work activities in an open access setting
  • Managing, motivating and engaging staff and volunteers through sessional work
  • Dealing with safeguarding issues within a multi-agency setting
  • Be passionate about the aims and mission of HideOut Youth Zone and East Manchester.

In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

WHY WORK FOR HIDEOUT

This is truly a fantastic opportunity to be part of the HideOut team and to help to create a long-lasting legacy for young people in the area. The benefits of working for HideOut include an onsite fitness suite, 33 days annual leave pro rata, learning & development opportunities, branded workwear and Employee Assistance Programme (to see all benefits please view the job details page below).

The strength of HideOut and the OnSide network of Youth Zones is the diversity of its people; we place huge value on equal opportunities and encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, communities and abilities.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please complete a HideOut Youth Zone Application Form (found below) and email together with a copy of your up-to-date CV to recruitment@hideoutyouthzone.org.  Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Friday 16th June 2023

face-to-face interviews: Week commencing 26th June 2023

For information regarding how we process your data, please click here: https://www.onsideyouthzones.org/applicant-privacy

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Salary: From £24,908 to £27,199 depending on experience
Hours: 40 hours per week (including evenings & weekends)
Location: HideOut Youth Zone
Closing Date: 16/06/2023
Job Type: Full time