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Children and Young People’s Development Worker

Derbyshire Dales Council for Voluntary Service

Place of Work The main base for the post is the DDCVS office at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell. Job Purpose • To enhance the effectiveness of existing grassroots voluntary groups that have a focus on working with children and young people, by providing relevant advice, information, training and support. • To support the development of new grassroots voluntary groups that have a focus on working with children and young people, by providing relevant advice, information, training and support. • To work collaboratively, as part of the DDCVS Development Work Team. • To contribute to the DDCVS core functions through the identification of gaps in local voluntary and community sector provision for Children and Young People and working with others to develop solutions. • Facilitate the Children and Young People’s Network for the Dales. • To work with the Steering Group for the work. Main Responsibilities Support and Development of groups working with Children and Young People • To assist voluntary and community groups working with children and young people to review their organisation’s operations, prioritise areas for development support and devise realistic action plans for implementation. • Provide mentoring and support to people running voluntary and community groups working with children and young people. • To assist individuals and emerging CYP groups to develop their ideas for voluntary action and to provide relevant support services to help them achieve this. • To provide funding information and advice, and support in making funding applications to local CYP groups and organisations. • To provide information and advice about governance, policies and good practice to local CYP groups. Meetings and Forums • Organise and facilitate the Children’s and Young People’s Network in the Dales. • Assist in arranging Steering Group meetings for the work. Information, Training and Support • To contribute to DDCVS advice services through dealing with enquiries via the telephone, e-mail and face-to-face support. • To contribute to the design, organisation and, where appropriate, assist in the delivery of accessible training to local groups. • To contribute to the DDCVS newsletter and social media. General • Complete relevant administrative tasks including record keeping, producing written reports and monitoring of activities. • Provide relevant management information as required. • Contribute to the core functions of the CVS. • Undertake other tasks as may be required from time to time. • Carry out work in line with DDCVS policies and procedures. • Attend supervision, annual review and team meetings as required. Decision Making • Decisions relating to development and support activities. Special Circumstances • This post is self servicing in terms of administration. • Some flexibility is required as attendance as very occasional evening and weekend meetings may be necessary. • Travel throughout the area covered by DDCVS is required.

Neil Moulden: 01629 812 154

Location

DE45 1AH

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Salary

£28 371 pro rata

Hours

Part-time

Contract

Permanent

Placed on

Wed 8th November, 2023

Closes

2023-12-04

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2023-12-15

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