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Youth Worker/ Lead Youth Worker

  • Job reference: YouthWork
  • Location: Southwark, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: We are looking for Youth Workers and a Lead Youth Worker to join Southwark Council in London.

The contract is a 7 month temporary contract, starting preferably ASAP.

*Lead Youth Worker will be required to work 25 hours over four days/evenings a week term time and during the day in the school holidays, Easter and Summer.

*Youth Workers will be required to work 9 hours over three evenings a week 6.15-9.15pm term time and during the day in the school holidays, Easter and summer.

The hourly pay rate is £13- £15 and also dependent on the role

About you:

*Possess a recognised youth work ( NVQ level 3 ) or equivalent
*Experience of working with and engaging young people in youth work activities
*Knowledge of vulnerable groups and the challenges of working with children and young people
*Experience of working and developing support for young people with complex needs

About the role:

*To work directly with young people to support their personal development by providing appropriate programmes of activities, services and facilities within buildings and, through outreach work
*To actively participate in the annual programme planning to ensure a varied and interesting range of activities for young people
*To work with young people to remove barriers in accessing youth provision and facilitate the inclusion of all young people in activities taking account of their individual needs and cultures

Benefits of SCS

* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes & bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Referral Bonus

If this job is not for you however you have someone in mind, REFER THEM! We offer a great referral bonus of £250 for every referred candidate who gets placed in to work!

If you would like to apply for this role or request more information please do get in contact with me at or alternatively call 01772 208964