Position: Revoelution Lead Youth Worker

Salary: £12.00 per hour, 20 hrs per week.

Location: Mary Smith House, 1 Ibbison Court, Blackpool FY1 4AU

Type of Contract: Part-time, fixed term: 12 months, possible extension dependent upon further funding.

Closing Date: Friday 5th October 5pm

Interview Date: Monday 15th October

Revoelution (www.revoelution.org.uk) is the resident-led Big Local Partnership in Revoe. It has appointed Blackpool FC Community Trust (BFCCT) to act as its ‘locally trusted organisation’ for legal purposes of employing staff and managing contracts. The CommunityTrust is the charitable arm of Blackpool FC, delivered as a separate organisation, with a focus on engaging, developing, inspiring and supporting the people of Blackpool to live better lives.

Big Local (http://localtrust.org.uk/) is an opportunity for residents in 150 specific areasaround England to make a lasting positive difference to their communities. It’s aboutbringing together all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals and organisations who want to make their area an even better place to live. Big Local is run by Local Trust and funded by the National Lottery.page1image12072

The four programme outcomes for Big Local are:

  • Communities will be better able to identify local needs and take action in response to

    them.

  • People will have increased skills and confidence, so that they continue to identify and

    respond to needs in the future.

  • The community will make a difference to the needs it prioritises.
  • People will feel that their area is an even better place to live.

The Revoelution Lead Youth worker will lead on the delivery of youth work activity for young people aged 7-19 in the Revoelution area, including leading a team including a sessional youth worker and volunteers as required.
The role will involve assisting with the delivery of the Revoelution Plan (2018-2019) by organising and co-ordinating a range of activities for young people and ensuring that the services provided raise the aspirations, confidence and life skills of young participants. This will include a programme of issue-based developmental group work. Maintaining effective working links with the local College, school and youth organisations will be a key element of the role.

How to apply:

Please complete the application form and send it either by email to: [email protected] or by post to: Revoelution, Mary Smith House, 1 Ibbison Court, Blackpool FY1 4AU. For an informal conversation about the role, contact Revoelution on 0752 872 6554. Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS checks.

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