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Youth Work Manager

NFP People
£30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2021
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Youth Work Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Youth Work Manager to provide leadership and management to a team of Youth Workers for a leading youth charity.

Position: Youth Work Manager

Location: Warrington

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 (dependent upon experience)

Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week. Permanent

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 9th July 2021

About the role:

The Youth Work Manager is an exciting and challenging senior management role, you will lead a team of Youth Workers, taking operational responsibility for the 7 day a week universal youth work offer.

You will hold overall responsibility for developing and delivering a new vibrant, open-access Youth Zone for the young people of Warrington, working with up to 250 young people per session. You will lead on the creation of this new offer and the recruitment and development of the delivery team.

You will be accountable for the effective development and delivery of all core provision including junior, senior and holiday clubs.

About you:

As Youth Work Manager you will need to have high standards, creativity and ambition for young people, as well as a can-do attitude and willingness to get hands on and involved in the delivery. You will also need to bring with you the following skills and experience:


  • Substantial experience of youth work, including in open access environments with young people aged 7-19 (up to 25 with additional needs/disability)
  • Experience of leading and managing youth work activities and a knowledge of issues affecting young people
  • Experience of managing staff and volunteers, leading a team to achieve targets and key performance indicators
  • A track record of successful project or programme management
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Ability to relate both the local community, parents and young people from all backgrounds
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development (for example Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Management)


There will be a requirement to work outside the normal 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, working week, including frequent evenings and weekends.

Please note this position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

The strength of the charity comes from the diversity of the people within the vibrant network. We are proud that the teams reflect the communities served, and value people working together from a range of different backgrounds locally and nationally, and with different experiences, all with a shared passion for boosting the aspirations of young people across the country. Diversity brings innovation, fresh ideas and creativity, and we actively strive to create a culture that is truly inclusive and fair for all and where everyone in the team can be themselves and thrive.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Youth Development Manager, Team Manager Youth and Community Work, Youth Manager, Head of Youth Work, Senior Youth Worker, Youth Work Programme Leader, Children and Young People Manager, Youth Programme Manager, Mentoring Project Coordinator, Community Engagement Manager, Youth Participation Manager, Youth Outreach Manager, etc.


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We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
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