Youth Worker's Warrant Application
Malta Youth Work Profession Board

By virtue of Article 4 of Chap. 533 of the Laws of Malta, the Malta Youth Work Profession Board is now receiving applications for the issue of a Youth Worker’s Warrant.

Address:

Malta Youth Work Profession Board
C/O The Board Secretary
Parl Sec for Youth, Sport and Voluntary Organizations
Ministry for Education and Employment
Beltissebh
Floriana

Tel: 25982864


Email: ywpb.mede@gov.mt

Functions of the Board:

i. Establish and, where necessary, assess existing youth work standards and develop new continuing youth work professional development and other standards, and recommend to the Minister in relation to initial and continuing youth work education, proficiency, experience and other qualifications required for holding a warrant under this Act;

ii. Consider, process and make recommendations to the Minister with regard to applications for equivalence and recognition of qualifications in youth work;

iii. Examine applications for a warrant to practice the profession of youth work in Malta and make recommendations to the Minister on the award or refusal thereof;

iv. Keep an official register of all registered youth workers;

v. Keep an official register of all associations and partnerships of youth workers;

vi. Keep such information as may be required in relation to associations representing youth workers in Malta, registered under the provisions of this Act;

vii. Make recommendations to the Minister on the Code of Ethics to be prescribed for the professional behaviour of youth workers, following consultation with the associations and partnerships registered under the provisions of this Act;

viii. Inquire into any allegation of professional misconduct, gross negligence or incompetence by a youth worker;

ix. Advise, or make recommendations or otherwise express its views to the Minister on any matter on which the Minister is to consult with the Board or on which the Board is to make recommendations to the Minister or on which the opinion or recommendation of the Board is sought by the Minister;

x. Make recommendations to the Minister to prescribe in relation to the employment of persons who are in possession of a recognised honours degree or its equivalent but who do not qualify for a warrant under this Act, and who are working under the supervision of a registered youth worker in such establishments or agencies as may be prescribed;

xi. Perform such other functions as may arise from this Act or any other law, or as may be assigned to it by the Minister

Chairperson:
Mr Jason Zammit

Members:
Dr Maria Pisani
Ms Beverly Saliba
Ms Maria Abela
Ms Stephanie Fenech
Mr Anthony Mifsud
Mr Andrew Micallef

Secretary:
N/A

 

The application form for the Youth Worker's Warrant is available in English and Maltese

To view the Code of Ethics please click here

To view the Youth Work Profession Act please click here
 
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