Job description

Job purpose:

  • Providing a high quality, effective programmes of youth work for children and young people in Hackney
  • Providing children and young people with opportunities and encouragement to get involved in activities that complement and enhance their physical and emotional well being, and which support their educational attainment and transition to employment.
  • Supporting young people to do things for themselves individually and collectively and to be active participants in their community.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributing to the development of a varied 7 day programme of term-time, holiday and residential youth activities (open access and targeted) within the youth hub and community settings.
  • Contributing to the development of participative youth programmes that enable children and young people to progress, manage transitions and improve their outcomes.
  • Contributing to the development of opportunities which support community cohesion; promoting young people’s active participation within their community.
  • Contributing to the development of programmes which support the ambition for a robust local offer for disabled young people.
  • Engaging and building respectful, honest, challenging and supportive relationships with young people including those who may previously have had little contact with services and may be hard to reach.
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and contribute to the assessment of the vulnerability of individual young people.
  • Understanding and respecting the rights of young people and ensure their meaningful participation in their own plans and within the wider community.


  • Experience of delivering open access and targeted youth work/ youth participation programmes.
  • Knowledge of accreditation programmes that validate young people’s achievements.
  • Ability to work with children and young people who present challenging behaviour.
  • An interest in young people's personal development and participation.
  • Ability to plan and implement programmes which respond to the diversity of young people’s needs and are inclusive of disabled young people/ those with SEN.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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