Senior Youth Worker

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. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.

Senior Youth Worker, Groundwork East

Salary: £24,988 to £28,675 plus attractive benefits
Term: Full time, permanent contract
Location: Office based in Stockwood Park, Luton with some evening-based work

We are seeking a well organised, enthusiastic and motivated individual to help develop and deliver an innovative range of youth-focused services within Bedfordshire and South Cambridgeshire.  Working within a team of dedicated youth workers, the role is a blend of face to face delivery and project management.  Activity will include mentoring, evening-based youth clubs and themed project work alongside budgeting, staff management and programming to set deadlines.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A nationally or locally recognised JNC youth work qualification
  • Evidence of effective project management including staff management
  • Experience working with challenging and/or at-risk young people
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Closing date:  Monday 24 February 2020, midday
Interview date:  Monday 2 March 2020

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

To apply please download and complete the application pack below and send to Diana Hedley

Senior Youth Worker Job Description
Application Form
Equal opportunities monitoring form
Declaration of convictions (please complete even if you have nothing to declare)

>Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive you will not hear from us unless you have been shortlisted for interview.