Youth & Play Worker

Are you looking for fun, flexible work?
Would you like the chance to make a real difference in children and young people’s lives?
This is a great opportunity to join Youth First a respected local charity to work and improve the lives of young people in Lewisham and surrounding areas.

Then this is the job for you!

Youth First was born from the passion of youth and play workers to create a means to sustain and ideally grow youth work for young people aged 8-19 (up to 25 with SEND), first in Lewisham and now beyond.

Youth First’s mission is to support and improve young people’s lives through positive activities; adventure play and the provision of safe spaces. 

We now have fantastic roles available for Youth & Play workers to deliver high quality and an innovative range of youth and play services for young people from a variety of settings including youth clubs, adventure playgrounds or via outreach and street based work.

Employer: Youth First         

Closing on:                Sunday, 19th June, 2022, 11.59pm

Contract:                   Part time, fixed term and temporary cover contracts available.

Hours :                      Part time, various, between 3pm and 9.30pm

Salary:                        starting from £12.02 per hour, plus excellent benefits. Casual work is also available at £11 per hour


About the role 

Essential Requirements 

What you can expect

How to apply

Please complete the application form on the Youth First website or send a covering letter and CV addressing the shortlisting criteria to

Closing Date: Sunday, 19th June, 2022

Interviews will take place on various dates throughout April, May and June. 

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