Hospital-based Youth Worker (22.5hours/week)
If you are a (JNC) qualified professional youth worker with knowledge of the healthcare sector, we have a genuinely exciting opportunity to join our established team at The Birmingham Children's hospital site in the heart of Birmingham. Delivering quality youth work, in a multi-cultural setting, with young people facing some of life's most challenging situations, you would be part of delivering BWCs vision to be a world-leading team providing world-leading care.Main duties of the job
This hugely rewarding work involves a mixture of 1:1 engagement and small group work. You'll have proven ability to safeguard young people and work effectively in a multi-professional setting. Ours is a small team offering a seven-day service and the work includes the need to be available for some unsocial hours, weekend and bank holiday working.About us
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families.
Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.
Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas. Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care. Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.
Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.
When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).
Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.Person Specificationapplication form, Interview.Essential
- JNC Recognised youth work qualification at professional level (As currently defined on National Youth Work agency web site.
- Minimum of 5 years experience working with young people as a professional youth worker. Good level of understanding of the needs of young people.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Evidence of continued learning and development in knowledge relating to young people
- Previous experience of working with young people within a healthcare setting
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Birmingham Children's Hospital
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