Water Adventure Centre Youth and Play Worker

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Published date: 
Wednesday, 7th February 2018

The Water Adventure Centre (WAC) uses a unique blend of youth work, kayaking and water play. They enable those who have least in our Greater Manchester communities, especially children and young people, to gain confidence, self esteem and skills to improve their lives.

They are seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified youth and play worker to join their small team. You will be required to co-ordinate their girls and young women's provision, take part in the delivery of WAC's group kayaking and youth play sessions and assist in the monitoring and evaluation of all projects.

The post-holder will obtain the British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor qualification (or already hold) within six months and be enthusiastic about the use of water as a medium for youth and play work.

The post is based in Droylsden, Tameside but will require regular travel to other locations across Greater Manchester. 37 hours, £21,682 to £24,730 (JNC Points 11-14)

Committed to equality and valuing strength in diversity. This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date: 5pm on 21 February 2018

Initial interviews: 6 March and 8 March 2018.

For further information, please see information pack and application form