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Youth Worker: Groundwork East

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives.

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart.  We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact.  

Youth Worker, Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire

Salary: £22,643 to £24,256, plus attractive benefits 
Term: Full time role (37 hours per week) 1 year fixed term contract (with potential for extension)
Location: based in Luton, covering Bedfordshire

We work in partnership with residents, local authorities, schools, other charities and local organisations to develop projects which bring about regeneration and improve the quality of life. With a turnover of £3.5 million and 70 staff, we are in a strong position to build on our achievements so far. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to deliver an innovative range of youth-focused services within Bedfordshire that help young people to develop as individuals and strengthen their local community.  The post includes leading evening delivery sessions 2/3 nights a week as well as daytime youth work, working as part of a growing team and expanding programme of youth delivery.

Applicants must have:

  • A nationally or locally recognised JNC youth work qualification or relevant experience.
  • Experience of working with challenging and/or at risk young people in a youth club and detached setting
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to manage time effectively, work under pressure and meet deadlines

Closing date: Midday, Monday 27 August 2018
Interview date: Tuesday 4 September and Wednesday 5 September 2018

For an informal chat about this post, please contact Diana Hedley on 07736 132295 or email 

To apply, download the application pack below and send your completed pack to   

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