Youth Worker

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland (North of Tyne Combined Authority)
£22,379 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2022

Job Title: Youth Worker
Reports to: 
Project Manager
Salary: £22,379 per annum
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
Duration: Fixed term contract until 31 October 2023
Responsible for: Supporting a caseload of young people to progress

About the Employer

This charity aims to be the UK’s leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work.

Northern Directions is an exciting new youth programme covering the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) area, targeting deprived communities within Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the North Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA). This programme will support young NEET aged 16 - 24 to progress towards or into employment, training or education by providing a bespoke employability and personal development package designed around each young person’s individual circumstances.

About the role

This organisation has an exciting opportunity within their Employment Team working with vulnerable young people who have significant and complex barriers to help and support them to identify solutions and progress towards entry into education, employment or training. You will engage in effective mutli-agency working with all agencies responsible for those in these cohorts and you will have significant experience of working with young people and employers. Dealing with a variety of youth project delivery tasks in a diverse and busy internal and external environment, ensuring deadlines are met whilst maintaining quality.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A bit about you
The employer is seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic professional to join their team and lead in the engagement of young people and young adults to develop positive working relationships that will enable them to achieve their potential.

You will work with vulnerable young people and adults aged 16-24 who have significant and complex barriers to help and support them to identify solutions and progress towards entry into education, employment or training.

Good IT skills to enable delivery methods to be varied and support in keeping paperwork and MIS systems up to date. Excellent communication skills to enable you to support your caseload of young people as well as engaging with local employers and organisations.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 29th May 2022


Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.

This charity wants you to be yourself and they value everything that makes you unique. They recognise and celebrate your difference and together you will make this a special and great place to work.

They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

No agencies please.

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