Hackney council are looking for Assistant Youth Workers to help us to work towards the achievement for better outcomes for children, young people and families in Hackney. The Assistant Youth Worker is responsible and accountable for the delivery and evaluation of high quality open access and targeted programmes of youth work, primarily delivered through Young Hackney Youth Hubs, and via outreach in schools and community settings. There are also vacancies in our Sports Unit who deliver youth work through sport and physical activity sessions. Experience of delivering open access and targeted youth work/youth participation programmes is essential. This is a part time role 20 hours per week with the possibility of additional hours during holiday and busy periods.
- providing a high quality, effective programmes of youth work for children and young
people in Hackney
● giving children and young people 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
- Contribute to the planning and delivery of innovative programmes of open access and
targeted youth work, which meets the needs of children, young people and families;
facilitating the development of physical health, emotional well-being, supporting
educational attainment, and preventing / reducing youth crime.
● Promote and safeguard the welfare of young people in all contexts, with awareness of
the risks that may be faced in respect of physical health and emotional well-being,
educational attainment, sexual development, CSE, crime and gang activity, and personal
● Engage and build 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.
● Acquire local knowledge and develop a meaningful dialogue with children, young people
and families; with the purpose of assessing their individual or collective developmental
needs in order to provide early help interventions to meet them.
Payrate: £19.84 umbrella