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Youth Development Officer (Employment and Skills)

Salary £17,036 – £20,249 pa.

Various locations within Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside.

We are looking to recruit a Youth Development Officer to deliver our personal development programme aimed at young people aged between 16 and 25.

The Employment & Skills team at Groundwork deliver a number of programmes helping to change the lives of young people. By helping to identify barriers and enhancing skills you will be assisting young people to become more employable or return to education or training.

We are looking for a person who is confident in their own abilities and able to be a good role model to the young people on our programmes.  The successful candidate must be understanding and respectful, being able to relate to young people yet have the ability to set boundaries in a clear and non-judgemental way. 

You will be involved in the marketing, recruitment, planning and delivery of our programmes. 

This role will involve delivering and assessing against qualification standards to meet expected learning outcomes and assessment criteria, and you will need proven experience in delivering youth activities.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about any of the above then please contact Kerry Andrews on 01942 821444. 

Job Description and Person Specification.

All positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

To receive a full role description and application pack please or call 01942 821444.

Alternatively, please return and complete a Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and return them via email to or by post to Groundwork CLM, 74-80 Hallgate, Wigan, WN1 1HP. 

Deadline for completed applications is 12pm Tuesday 28th August 2018.

Interviews to be held 30th / 31st August 2018.