Professional Grade Youth Worker

Professional Grade Youth Worker

Salary : £15,353 – £16,706 per annum (for 20 hours per week)

Location : City Wide – Leicester


Fixed Term until 30th June 2019 due to funding (potential to extend)

Part Time – 20 hours per week


The postholder will be responsible for planning, developing and delivering youth work programmes in consultation with young people and other team members. Responsible for the delivery of the Youth Power programme in Partnership with Leicester City Football Club and to respond to identified needs across the city. To provide supervision and annual appraisal to a team of part time youth work staff staff under the postholder’s line management. Responsible for the regular return of data and reports.


Requirements of the post:

– Diploma in Higher Education Youth & Community Studies, or Degree in Youth & Community Work (or equivalent qualification as recognised by JNC);

– Substantial post qualification experience;

– Evidence of the effective delivery of youth work and an understanding of the issues affecting Young People;

– Experience of developing and delivering initiatives that reduce anti-social behaviour;

– Evidence of delivering a broad range / curriculum of planned youth work activities;

– Evidence of leading a staff team;

– Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends;

– Subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.


For an informal discussion please contact Samantha Merry on 0116 4542076.


Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our method of contact.


Previous applicants need not apply.



Closing Date : 28th November 2018

Test / Interview Date : To Be Confirmed

Post Number : E5233 / 1118SSN / EXT

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