Youth Worker

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
£21,682 - £24,730 p.a (JNC 11-14 Unqualified) and £25,444 - £27,670 p.a (JNC 15-18 Qualified)
19 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Youth work
Full Time
Contract Type

YOUTH WORKER (Hertfordshire County Council)

Job Number: HCC08409

Location: Stevenage

Directorate: Education and Services for Young People

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time - 37 hours

Motivated, enthusiastic Youth Worker required to address the preventative and early intervention agenda.

You will be part of a team delivering high quality informal education projects and programmes, across an area, to meet Service priorities and achieve learning outcomes and targets.

You will be supported to establish new initiatives and develop, with young people, stimulating and challenging youth work programmes.

You will need to have the ability to quickly establishing positive relationships with diverse groups of young people and partners, the ability to respond flexibly to their needs and to the changing priorities of the Service.  You will need to be a good communicator and advocate of young people.

The focus of your work will be with vulnerable groups; in targeted localities of need; the marketing and delivery of preventative programmes; and ensuring contracts are delivered to targets.

You will be required to deliver face to face work in accordance with JNC terms and conditions including residentials.  You will be required to travel across the county so access to a vehicle is essential.

Applications are welcome from qualified and unqualified candidates.  Unqualified applicants will be required to complete a nationally recognised JNC qualification.

YC Hertfordshire youth work is about prevention and early intervention, to ensure that young people get the help they need early and to reduce the need for higher cost specialist intervention.  It enables young people to succeed by providing high quality informal education opportunities to promote their personal and social development.  Its work enables young people to make informed decisions, have a place in their community and, ultimately, to reach their potential and make a successful transition to adulthood.

Benefits for working with Hertfordshire County Council include:

  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary exchange for additional benefits
  • Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
  • Staff Support Groups
  • Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
  • Excellent Wellbeing schemes
  • Lease Car Scheme

For more information regarding the work of YC Hertfordshire please visit

For questions regarding the position, please contact Judith Sutton on 01438 844407 or email


To apply or to find out more, click the Apply button to be redirected to the Hertfordshire County Council website.

Closing date: 8th October 2017

Interviews: 20th October 2017

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