St John is an incredible organisation that’s first aid work has been imperative to this country and the other 40 countries worldwide, for over 140 years. It strives for Humanity, Excellence, Accountability, Responsiveness and Teamwork in every program, not exclusive to but including, youth work, adult volunteering, and vitally supporting the NHS. 

Your role as Youth Leader will be integral to the running of our cadet programme for young people. Working with your Unit Manager you will lead session plans under the Unit Manager’s direction, support young people to achieve their challenges, and strive to engage new members of the community in joining St John.

Don’t worry - there’s lots of support on hand. Together with your induction to the role, you will have access to courses, (including first aid training) workshops and online learning to develop your management and leadership skills, and there are people who can offer support.

Key Competencies:

1. Keen to engage with young people and guide them to achieve their goals
2. Align with St John Ambulance HEART values of Humanity, Excellence, Accountability, Responsiveness and Teamwork
3. Good organisational abilities
4. Capacity to act as an empowering and encouraging role model
5. Open minded and inclusive
6. Clear communicator and active listener

Key Responsibilities within the role:

1. Assist with session planning and leading
2. Report to Unit Manager
3. Engage in district wide goals to improve the service
4. Engage actively in social action in your community
5. Help young people to build confidence and self-esteem 

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