Senior Club Lead
Are you passionate about improving the life chances of young people? We have an opportunity for a Senior Club Lead to ensure that there is an exciting range of activities on offer for the young people of North London.
The aim of this amazing charity is to help improve the lives of young people by giving them somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. If you have a passion for putting young people first, we want to hear from you!
Position: Senior Club Lead
Location: Burnt Oak (London Borough of Barnet)
Salary: £26,000-£29,000 depending on experience
Hours: 40 hours per week (including alternate Saturday evenings, most of the work is in the afternoons & evenings)
Holidays: 33 days including bank holidays
Please note: interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, so do not delay in submitting your application. We reserve the right to close this role early should a suitable candidate be found.
About the role:
As a lead member of the Delivery Team, you will work across all senior sessions and have lead responsibility for the Senior Club (13–19-year-olds (up to 25 for those with additional needs)). You will ensure that there is a high-quality, creative, and fun offer, which focuses on the needs of young people and is in line with the charity’s aspirations to provide young people with the best possible experiences and opportunities. You will take a lead role in ensuring the safeguarding of young people and manage a team of staff to deliver a safe programme of activities that meet the needs of the current membership along with leading on the development, implementation, and review of the of the Senior Club offering.
You will be responsible for the continuous improvement of the strategic delivery plan. You will also have “Duty Manager” responsibilities for health and safety, locking up the building and responding to incidents that might happen on session. This is a fun, exciting and challenging role in a growing and ambitious charity where no two days will ever be the same.
To be successful in the role of Senior Club Lead you will be young person-focused and have the ability to motivate and inspire the sessional staff team. You will also be a role model for young people and present a positive “can do” attitude.
You will also need to bring with you the following skills and experience:
- Proven experience of working with young people aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 for those with additional needs)
- Proven experience of engaging vulnerable, disengaged, or hard to reach young people
- Experience of managing a staff team including volunteers
- Organising and delivering a programme of youth work activities in an open access setting
- Ability to motivate and engage staff, volunteers, and young people through sessional work
- Strong commitment to young people and ability to engage and build positive relationships with disengaged young people
The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable groups. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. The strength of the organisation is the diversity of its people, there is a huge value on different people doing things in different ways and we welcome applications from what might be considered non-traditional backgrounds. The one thing we all have in common is our desire to raise the aspirations of young people across the country. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
We very much welcome previous experience working as: Senior Club Leader, Club Leader, Holiday Club Leader, Holiday Club Team Leader, After School Club Team Leader, Support Worker, Holiday Club Assistant, Playworker, Teaching Assistance, Teaching Assistant, Nursery, Playworker, Nursery Room Leader, Supply Teacher, Secondary Supply Teacher, Adult Social Club, Activity Lead, Cover Supervisor