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Job Reference: 61495

Youth Support Worker

  • Great YarmouthNorfolk
  • £17 - £17 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for 2 temporary Youth Support Workers to work in Great Yarmouth. These positions are initially for a period of 4 months and are paying £17.00 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). The working hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm.

The role:

The role of Youth Support Worker is to work alongside Wellbeing Ambassadors (children and young people), education staff and colleagues to deliver high quality support in planning, implementing and evaluating youth-led social action projects within school environments and the local community. You will work within a team of Youth Support Workers working across 15 schools. You will have responsibility for engaging with 5 of those schools, working flexibly across the cohort where needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support Wellbeing Ambassadors across primary and secondary schools in Great Yarmouth and the surrounding area to plan and deliver youth-led social action projects; within their school and across their local community.
  • To facilitate community projects and events across schools as part of the Youth Support Worker team, in order to build networks of Wellbeing Ambassadors within the local area.
  • To work in partnership with participating schools in generating interest in the project throughout the student population, ensuring diversity and inclusion is maintained at all times.
  • To work with Wellbeing Ambassadors, education staff and colleagues to collect and evaluate data.
  • To host regular sessions with Wellbeing Ambassadors to discuss their projects, peer mentoring and work in championing emotional wellbeing in order to safeguard their own wellbeing.
  • To adhere to an agreed activity contract relating to the overall number of children and young people engaged in the project and number of youth-led social action projects delivered within the given timeframe.

Applicant Requirements:


      A recognised qualification in Youth Work (such as completion of an apprenticeship, certificate in Youth Work Practice, Bachelor’s degree in Youth Work, or equivalent qualifications) and/or relevant, evidenced experience.

Experience: Relevant experience of working with children and young people.

Compliance: 2 x references and current DBS.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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