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As a new charity in Barnet, Unitas Youth Zone offers a chance to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people. If you have the energy, drive and enthusiasm to be part of this exciting work coupled with the skills that our roles require, please apply TODAY.

The strength of the OnSide Network of Youth Zones is the diversity of its people, we place 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.

To apply, download and complete the relevant application form and email it to recruitment@unitasyouthzone.org.

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Marketing and Communications Manager

Job Title: Marketing and Communications Manager

Hours: Full time (40 hours a week)

Salary: £28,000-£30,000 per annum depending on experience

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, 76 Montrose Avenue, HA8 0DT; some flexibility regarding home-working is available

Are you a marketing and communications specialist with a talent for creating compelling content aimed at funders and communal partners? Are you also passionate about working to support and showcase the talents of young people? Do you have experience preparing funder updates, creating social media posts, developing and updating websites and being on hand in a “crisis comms” situation? Are you already a line-manager or are ready to step up to this responsibility?

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Head of Youth Work

Job Title: Head of Youth Work

Hours: 40 hours a week (including substantial evening and weekend work)

Salary: £35,000-£40,000 depending on experience

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, 76 Montrose Avenue, HA8 0DT

The Head of Youth Work holds overall responsibility for delivering a vibrant, open-access Youth Zone for the young people of Barnet, working with up to 200 young people per session. They will be accountable for the effective development and delivery of the core provision and some targeted projects, including junior, senior, inclusion and holiday clubs. In addition, they will be expected to ensure Unitas’ youth work is of a high standard, and that the Youth Zone provides a fun, supportive, safe and inclusive place which attracts and retains young people to motivate them and raise their aspirations. The post holder will be expected to plan and develop a robust staffing rota that accurately reflects budget parameters and is able to forward plan and manage effectively any changes to the staffing structure. They will also be expected to lead the Delivery team (comprising ten full-time staff and more than fifty sessional staff), holding overall responsibility for its performance and culture.

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Systems and Finance Officer

Job Title: Systems and Finance Officer

Hours: 40 hours per week (occasional evenings and weekends)

Salary: £25,000-£29,000 per annum depending on experience

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, 76 Montrose Avenue, Edgware HA8 0DT

You will be a pivotal member of the operations team reporting to the HR and Systems Manager. You will be curious, with a sharp eye for detail and determined to ensure that the charity records and accounts accurately show charitable spend and income, as well as promotes effective data analysis through systems implementation

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Grants and Trusts Officer (40% time)

Job Title: Grants and Trusts Officer (40% time)

Hours: 16 hours a week (2 days but can worked flexibly)

Salary: £12,800-£14,400 per annum depending on experience

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, 76 Montrose Avenue, HA8 0DT; some flexibility regarding home-working is available

Do you have a passion for raising money to support young people to achieve their potential? Do you have experience of grants and trusts bid-writing and reporting? Are you ambitious and capable of meeting income targets, whilst also ensuring that the prospects pipeline is strong? Unitas is looking for a 40% time (16 hours (2 days) a week) Grants and Trusts Officer to join our Fundraising team and help us bring in the income that drives our amazing, impactful work with tens of thousands of young people every year.

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Sessional Youth Worker - Climbing Instructor

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker - Climbing Instructor

Hours: Up to 15 hours a week (evenings and weekends)

Salary: £11.05 an hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

Do you have, or have the experience and ability to quickly gain, a Climbing Wall Instructor Qualification? Are you passionate about using climbing as a tool to help young people develop confidence, learn new skills and overcome challenges? Are you safety-conscious, always making sure that activities on the climbing wall are risk-assessed and carefully monitored? Are you also a great youth worker, able to listen and support young people with any issues they bring to you?

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Sessional Youth Worker - Sports Worker, Sports Hall and MUGA

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker - Sports Worker, Sports Hall and MUGA

Hours: Up to 15 hours a week (evenings and weekends) *Multiple positions available

Salary: £11.05 an hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

You will love sports and be passionate about how they can positively impact young people’s lives. You will have a Level 2 qualification in at least one sport so you will be able to coach it, and ideally have experience in running sessions in other sports too. You will see yourself as more than just a coach, though – at Unitas, we use sport and other activities as tools for youth work, helping young people to grow and develop. You will will therefore be used not only to teaching young people how to play sport but also to listening and supporting them through a range of issues they might discuss with you.

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Cleaner

Job Title: Cleaner

Hours: 5am-9am

Salary: £11.05 an hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak

As part of our cleaning team,  you will play a crucial role in keeping our state-of-the-art building clean and hygienic. In use seven days a week, the daily morning (5am-9am) cleaning is an absolutely crucial part of our overall operation. We require cleaners who are reliable, flexible and “can-do” in their attitude.

Our cleaners are part of our overall staff team, so you will be invited to staff socials and other staff recognition events. You will also have access to a range of training opportunities to help you professionally develop.

We are a London Living Wage employer – we pay £11.05 an hour, and this goes up each April in accordance with the London Living Wage.

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Catering & Café Assistant

Job Title: Catering & Café Assistant

Hours: Up to 20 hours per week available

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

Are you passionate about young people and promoting a healthy balanced lifestyle? Unicafé is an essential part of the youth zone offer, and as a Unicafé assistant you will play a key role, cooking healthy and delicious dishes which inspire young people and encourage them to try new things, as well as provide a warm and welcoming environment to all young people, whilst serving tuck.

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Sessional Youth Worker -Recreational/Youth Engagement and Activity Area

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker -Recreational/Youth Engagement and Activity Area

Hours: up to 10 hours per week, evenings, and weekends. *Multiple positions available

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

You will be a Youth Worker committed to working with and creating positive relationships with young people, with an ice breaker, game, or challenge for every occasion. The “rec area” is the heart of the Youth Zone and you will be passionate about creating a fun, positive, challenging, and energetic environment, alongside facilitating conversations with young people to explore their views and express their opinions.

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Sessional Youth Worker – Gym and Fitness specialist

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker – Gym and Fitness specialist

Hours: Between 9 to 26 hours per week, evening, and weekends. *Multiple positions available.

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

Do you love Sport and Fitness? Are you passionate about giving young people in Barnet a healthy and positive future? Are you happy coaching and teaching young people?  Do you want to use your skills, knowledge, and passion to enable young people to have something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to?  Are you committed to your own personal growth and development with a clear growth mindset?

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Sessional Youth Worker – Music Specialist – Instrument tuition, production and/or singing

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker – Music Specialist – Instrument tuition, production and/or singing

Hours: Between 9 to 26 hours per week, evening, and weekends. *Multiple positions available.

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone

Do you want to use your music and creative talents to make the lives of young people better? We are looking for someone who is as passionate about music as they are about growing and developing young people?

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Sessional Youth Worker – Arts Specialist – Performing Arts

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker – Arts Specialist – Performing Arts

Hours: Between 9 to 26 hours per week, evening, and weekends. *Multiple positions available.

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

Do you want to use your artistic and creative talents to make the lives of young people better?  We are looking for someone who is as passionate about performing arts and dance, as they are about growing and developing young people in nurturing their talent.

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Sessional Youth Worker – Training Kitchen Specialist

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker – Training Kitchen Specialist

Hours: Between 9 to 26 hours per week, evening, and weekends. *Multiple positions available.

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

Do you want to use your creative culinary talents to make the lives of young people better?  We are looking for someone who is as passionate about food and healthy living as they are about growing and developing young people.  Are you vibrant, creative, and committed to supporting young people and nurturing talent and do you have a range of cooking skills to offer young people? Are you committed to your own personal growth and development with a clear growth mindset? If so, then this may be the role for you!

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Sessional Youth Worker - Boxing & Martial Arts Specialist

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker - Boxing & Martial Arts Specialist

Hours: Between 9 to 26 hours per week, evening, and weekends. *Multiple positions available.

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

Do you love Sport and Fitness and are you passionate about the role martial arts and/or boxing can play in changing young people’s lives? Are you passionate about giving young people a healthy and positive future? Are you happy coaching and teaching young people?  Do you want to use your skills knowledge and passion to enable young people to have something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to? Are you committed to your own personal growth and development with a clear growth mindset?

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Sessional Youth Worker – Health and wellbeing development specialist – Mentoring, Hair & Beauty

Job Title: Sessional Youth Worker – Health and wellbeing development specialist – Mentoring, Hair & Beauty

Hours: Between 9 to 26 hours per week, evening, and weekends

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Location: Unitas Youth Zone, Burnt Oak, Barnet

You will be a Youth Worker who is as committed to working with young people on projects and issue-based work, as much as you are coming up with fun activities.  You must be passionate about creating exciting and fun activities, leading single gender work, running health and/or beauty sessions for all young people. Are you committed to your own personal growth and development with a clear growth mindset?

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