Youth Worker (Early Help)
210002O9 Requisition #



| Salary £29,579-£32,036 Per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week | Early Help Targeted Youth Support |


Youth Workers will be deployed to work within small local teams focussed on a single district area, or where two districts are covered by one team. This post is for Hyndburn & Ribble Valley District. Youth worker posts will be full time workers and post holders will hold a nationally recognised JNC qualification.

These staff will principally operate alongside the community themed delivery teams, principally providing oversight and management of evening based group work delivery programmes for young people aged 12-19yrs and ensuring a Targeted Youth Support response. They will have some involvement alongside colleagues operating in 'Team around the school' clusters in supporting specific identified needs for adolescents with one to one or small group support.

These staff members will be line managed by the Targeted Youth Team Leader for their geographical area and themselves will line manage the Youth Support Workers, who line manage the Assistant Youth Support Workers in their relevant district(s) area.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.


We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.


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