Group Co-ordinator / Counsellor

Salary 26,000 per annum + N.I. £5,092.20
Hours 35 hours per week

Duties

Skills

Communication skills, including where possible counselling skills. Knowledge of the issues, young people, especially in care, face. Good networking skills with other agencies. Good written, verbal and computer skills.

Person's Specifications

Experience

(1) Having been in care
(2) Communicating with young people at all levels
(3) Group work skills. Preferably advice or counselling skills

Knowledge

(1) Good Knowledge of the issues faced by young people in care
(2) Some knowledge of the Children Act 1989 the Children Act 2004 and the criminal justice act 1992

Skills

(1) Must be able to work in large or small groups
(2) Must be able to set up support networks, for individuals in the groups
(3) Must be able to keep the group interesting for young people
(4) Must be able to make reports have written and verbal skills, including ms word on computer

Circumstances

(1) Must be able to give commitment of carrying out the work of the organization alongside others
(2) Must be willing to learn new skills
(3) Must act professionally at all times, when dealing with New Naypic / Youth Parliament's business.

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