The Redbridge Jewish Community Centre (RJCC) is one of the largest of its kind in Western Europe, providing social, welfare, communal and education services and programmes for all age groups in the local Jewish Community. Redbridge JCC has been providing services for children and young people since its inception. Youth activities at the centre are historic and have seen young members grow into confident individuals, who often enrol on the MIKE Leadership Programme and become the next leaders within the community.
This position is a zero hours and will be required to work as needed
The post holder must ensure that the Summerworld programme is engaging and age appropriate for its audience (4-11). Activities must be fun, engaging and attractive, whilst helping with children’s key areas of development.
Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities
The post holder will work closely alongside the Senior Youth Worker, offering help, support and assistance for Summerworld.
The post holder will be one of the first points of contact for people wishing to enquire about Summerworld over the phone, email or social media.
The post holder will be responsible for taking bookings and uploading these into the correct databases. This will be maintained before, during and after Summerworld by the post holder.
The post holder may be required to support the Senior Youth Worker when working in the local community (e.g Primary School) at events to advertise Summerworld and increase numbers.
The post holder must demonstrate flexibility when being asked to perform tasks from the Senior Youth Worker.
The post holder will be responsible for mentoring certain individual staff before, during and after Summerworld.
The post holder will be responsible for taking payments over the phone, handling cash, use of the Youth Till, use of the Credit/Debit Card machine and producing daily ledgers during Summerworld.
The post holder will be responsible for maintaining payments, ensuring these are up-to-date and following up necessary payments where required.
The post holder may be asked to perform a variety of tasks, as and when needed by the Senior Youth Worker.
The post holder should have knowledge and experience of working in an OFSTED registered setting.
The post holder shares responsibility for maintaining Redbridge JCC’s current OUTSTANDING OFSTED rating.
The post holder must be available the week before Summerworld (week commencing Monday July 17th 2017) to work alongside the Summerworld Staff to help finalise things and prepare in time.
The post holder will adhere to Redbridge JCC’s policies and procedures.
The post holder will be required to attend all staff training events throughout June and July.
The post holder will be required to write and run certain training activities for Summerworld Staff.
The post holder will be required to attend and be involved in creating ‘Extravaganza Days’ and ‘Together Days’ with other holiday programmes in the community.
The post holder will be required to attend any meetings, training events or weekends away prior, during and after Summerworld.
The post holder will have weekly Supervision sessions with the Senior Youth Worker and regular one-to-one meetings.
Qualifications & Experience
- Current Paediatric First Aid Certificate
- Graduate of MIKE Leadership Programme or any relevant Leadership programme.
- Jack Petchey Award Scheme
- Youth and Community Work Qualifications
- Experience of working with young people, specifically between the ages 4-11.
- Experience of work in the community and youth work.
- Experience of working in a Jewish Youth Movement/Organisation or camp.
- Experience of working in a team.
- Experience managing young people, providing regular supervision meetings.
- Experience of working in an informal youth setting.
- Experience of working at Summerworld.
- Experience of programme writing and knowledge to an exceptionally high quality level.
- Experience of programming in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage.
- Experience of working in an OFSTED registered setting.
Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, The Investors in People Gold standard and the Customer Service Excellence Standard.