Youth & Play Workers

Reference: YF/YPW1118
Closes on: 18th November 2018
Working pattern: Part time (Various hours ranging from 3 hours to 21 hrs per week)
Hours: Various
Salary: Starting from £19,525 per annum, pro rata = £10.70 per hour
DBS check: Enhanced required
Location: Borough of Lewisham

About the role

Applications are invited from those who have experience of working with young people in a variety of settings in youth and play settings and street-based.

Applicants must have:

  • Level 2 or above qualifications in Youth & Community Work or equivalent in teaching or coaching or substantial experience of working with young people;
  • And be able to demonstrate the ability to plan, deliver and evaluate structured programmes of activities with young people.

Working Pattern

Part time (Various hours ranging from 3 hours to 21 hrs per week)

Must be available between the hours of 3pm to 9.30pm on days worked normally, however there is opportunity for daytime; evening and weekend working – to be discussed at interview stage.

We are also looking for youth workers to join our exciting new Street based /Town centre offer for an initial 6 months, which could be extended if successful. The team will be delivering outreach work in order to promote participation especially with disengaged young people within a locality.  The hours for this post is from 3pm to 6pm, Mondays to Fridays. 


Applications to be submitted to by 12 midnight, Sunday, 18th November, 2018

CVs will only be accepted with a covering note addressing the criteria in the Person Specification.

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