Senior Youth Workers (Adoption Project)

Role Area: Hampshire & Dorset 

Location: 1 x Hampshire
1x Isle of Wight
Contract: Zero hours
Salary: £12.50 per hour 
Hours: 2 Saturday’s per month in Hampshire
1 Saturday per month on IOW

We are looking for two Senior Youth Worker’s to play a pivotal role in the implementation and delivery of Groundwork South’s Fusion project working with Adopted young people. The Fusion project is a year long course of sessions, workshops and trips to various Hampshire attractions for Adopted young people aged between 8-18.

The central focus of the role involves supporting the Project Manager with delivering outstanding services for young people consisting of; planning a programme of activities, supervising staff, monitoring & evaluation and direct face to face delivery with participants of the Fusion project in partnership with Adopt South.

The role will include supporting the Project Manager with implementing and quality assuring best practice procedures relating to safeguarding, volunteer management and health and safety in order to achieve a safe environment for young people to grow and develop.

To take on this rewarding role you must be passionate about developing Adopted young people to achieve their individual potential and creating opportunities, so they are able to enhance their life skills and make positive life choices.

For key requirements of the role please see the personal specification attached to the Job Description on our website.

 Groundwork South

Groundwork South works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working.

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighborhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that we do. Each year we deliver over 100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real and lasting, positive change.

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Download the Job Application pack below.

Please state on your application if you are applying for Hampshire or the Isle of Wight

Senior Youth Worker Application_Form

Senior Youth Worker Adoption JDPSTC

How To Apply


Please send your completed application form, quoting reference HD04 to

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Elizabeth Hodgson, Project Manager (Youth) at or 07736132691

Closing date for applications: 11th August 2022
Interview date: w/c 15th or 22nd August over Teams

Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 Groundwork South is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.