Job description

We are looking for passionate individuals with a keen interest to work with and inspire young people, making a difference in their life, supporting them to have voice & influence on services and to engage in positive activities within a universal open access youth setting.

You will be a part of a team that provides year-round safe spaces across the borough, bringing a variety of different methods and skills that aid in planning, organising and delivering universal and targeted youth activities and programmes.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • To work with the team lead, support and assist in administrative tasks including providing information (verbally or in writing), and reporting on the work, supporting the planning and delivery of youth activities and ensuring that youth activities and programmes are published in a timely fashion, and delivered to a high standard.
  • To achieve delivery of any apportioned performance targets that relate to the youth activity and programmes, collating data and information on young people attending the project / programme, ensuring that data is regularly inputted onto the service MIS database, preparing statistical reports as and when required to verify and evidence delivery and the quality of work being undertaken.
  • To provide individual and group support to young people through assessing the needs of individual/ group of young people through 1:1 / group support; undertaking the development and monitoring of individual learning plans, mentoring, and coaching young people and working in partnership with other agencies to deliver interventions, providing feedback where required.


  • A minimum of a Level 1/2 NVQ JNC recognised Youth Support Worker qualification or something similar (Sports, Teaching, Youth Justice)
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with young people.
  • Ability to collaborate with young people, professionals, stakeholders and the community.
  • The ability to work well on own initiative and with others.
  • Sensitivity and understanding of young peoples current issues, challenges and needs.
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Ability to demonstrate sincerity with active listening and a non-judgemental approach.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

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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