Senior Youth Social Action Project Officer

Manchester, Greater Manchester
05 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Youth Social Action Project Officer

Ref – SAPO 

2 year fixed term contract, extension subject to funding

Salary £25,000 Inc. contributory pension scheme.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about supporting young people to develop leadership skills and deliver social action projects in their communities.

At Groundwork we are dedicated to building the skills and knowledge young people need to effect positive change in the places where they live.  

We are looking for an experienced youth or community worker with a proven track record in engaging and inspiring young people, managing projects, building partnerships with local stakeholders, funders and employers.

As Groundwork’s Youth Social Action Project Officer you will recruit and engage groups of young people in local social action projects. You will develop and manage relationships with partners who will support delivery by adding value indirectly or directly in a subcontractor role.

You will monitor and manage outputs and outcomes, budgets and adherence to contracts ensuring key targets are met. You will develop initiatives across the city bringing in partners and creating opportunities for young people to be involved in social action.

You will have had experience of working within a community youth work setting, working with hard to reach young people from deprived neighbourhoods. You will have the ability to motivate, inspire and positively progress hard to reach young people, forming trusting and positive relationships.

If you believe you can make a difference, we’d love to hear from you!  We are an equal opportunities employer

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to

For more information or please contact James O’Farrell, Youth Work Manager on 0161 220 1000

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm Friday 30th March 2018

Interviews will be held in Trafford Ecology park during week commencing 9 April 2018