TENDER JOB DESCRIPTION

Document Sample
TENDER JOB DESCRIPTION Powered By Docstoc
					TENDER JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Freelance Workshop Facilitator


1. Main purpose of the job

Workshop leaders are responsible for delivering Tender’s programmes to young people in schools,
Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) and youth centres. The programmes consist of a series of drama and
arts based educational workshops that engage young people in promoting healthy relationships.
Through the delivery of Tender’s different programmes, workshop leaders will achieve the following
aims:

      Educate young people about the violence and abuse perpetrated in relationships.
      Challenge and change young people’s attitudes that condone and conceal domestic and
       sexual violence.
      Enable young people to make informed decisions with regards to sexual health
      Educate young people about the consequences and issues surrounding substance misuse
      Enable young people to feel supported and to use support services in relation to domestic
       violence, sexual health or substance misuse


2. Position in the organisation

Reports to:                     National Partnership Coordinator

Responsible for:                Young people in schools, PRUs, YOTs and youth centres


3. Duties and key responsibilities

Delivering workshops

      Running drama and arts based educational workshops with young people about preventing
       domestic and sexual violence, substance misuse and sexual health.
      Providing young people with information and key statistics and distributing help line
       resources.
      Enabling young people to identify early warning signs of abuse and what makes a healthy
       and unhealthy relationship.
      Supporting young people in their learning by encouraging young people to participate in
       practical exercises designed to rehearse the reality of relationships and involve them in
       discussions of the issues.
      Providing young people with creative tools and skills to develop their own campaigns.
      Participating in the evaluation of the project by completing and returning all monitoring
       forms and questionnaires to Tender.

Undertaking relevant training

      Undertaking all relevant training associated with Tender’s work including but not restricted
       to Child Protection, Violence against women awareness and drama/arts based projects
       delivery techniques.
4. General responsibilities

      A commitment to Equal Opportunities, Education and Access
       issues
      A commitment to Child Protection guidelines
      A commitment to working with young people
      Having a clear CRB check (under 2 years)


5. Personal Specification

(D= Desirable & E= Essential)




                                        CRITERIA
SKILLS AND ABILITIES                E   Drama/ arts education skills.

                                    E   Ability to empathise with young people.

                                    E   Ability to understand and apply the requirements of Child
                                        Protection Legislation.

                                    E   Ability to respond positively to unexpected challenges.

                                    E   Ability to work collaboratively.

                                    E   Ability to speak to a wide range of audiences on complex
                                        issues.

EXPERIENCE                          E   Experience of working with young people, 13 – 19 year
                                        olds, including the at-risk and marginalised.

                                    D   Experience of working in schools, PRU’s and youth
                                        centre environments.

                                    E   Demonstrate enthusiasm for: community arts, working
                                        with young people, the issues surrounding domestic and
                                        sexual violence.

KNOWLEDGE                           E   Knowledge of the arts specifically drama and possibly
                                        one other specialist area, eg: photography, film etc.

                                    D   An understanding of at risk young people’s needs

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND             E   A flexible approach to work.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
                                    E   Willing to work with vulnerable young people affected by
                                        emotional and behavioural conditions.

                                    E   A commitment to domestic violence prevention and the
                                        aims of the organisation.



If you require any more information please email jake@tender.org.uk or call 0207 431 7278

                                                                                                  2

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:6
posted:9/12/2012
language:English
pages:2