Skip to main content

This job has expired

Senior Youth Worker

NFP People
£32330 - £37630 Per Annum
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

Job Details

Senior Youth Worker

We are looking to recruit an experienced Youth Worker to join a committed team as a Senior Club Manager.

This is a fun, exciting and challenging role in a growing and ambitious charity where up to 200 young people can attend a club session, so no two days will ever be the same!

If you have experience of delivering high quality, open access youth work and a passion for provide young people with the best possible experiences and opportunities… then we want to hear from you!

Position: Senior Club Manager

Location: Dagenham

Salary: £32,330 – £37,630

Hours: Full-time (40 hours a week)

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 34 days including bank holidays and a day off on your birthday

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 15th March 2024

Interview Date: w/c 25th March at Future Youth Zone

About the Role

As an integral member of the delivery team you will have lead responsibility for the Senior Club offer to 13-19 year olds (up to 25 for those with additional needs). You will create a high-quality, creative and fun environment, which focuses on the needs of young people and is in line with the Youth Zone’s aspirations to provide young people with the best possible experiences and opportunities.

You will have a passion to put young people first and be responsible for the continuous improvement of the delivery and input towards the strategic delivery plans.

Key responsibilities include:


  • Ensure there is an exciting range of activities on offer for young people aged 13+, 5 nights a week
  • Lead on the development, implementation and review of the of the Senior Club
  • Lead the delivery team on sessions
  • Manage, induct, train, support and develop a team of full and part time youth workers and volunteers and work with the Volunteer Recruitment and Training Manager to support CPD and opportunities for accredited and recorded learning
  • Motivate, encourage and support young people to participate fully in sessions
  • Manage the Senior Club budget and other resources effectively to maximise the benefits to young people
  • Support the Youth Zone promotional and outreach plan working in the community both with partners and directly with young people
  • Work with the Youth Zone staff to identify opportunities and funding for additional opportunities and experiences for young people
  • Develop effective joint working with schools and other agencies to ensure a holistic approach in service delivery to young people including representing the Youth Zone at meetings with partner agencies


About You

As Senior Club Manager you will have experience of working with young people aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 for those with additional needs) in a range of settings. An excellent communicator, you will have the skills to deliver activity programmes to a wide range of young people whilst motivating and engaging staff, volunteers and young people through sessional work.

You will also have experience of:


  • Engaging vulnerable, disengaged, or hard to reach young people
  • Managing a staff team including volunteers
  • Dealing with safeguarding issues within a multi-agency setting
  • Organising and delivering a programme of youth work activities in an open access setting


About the Organisation

Evenings and weekends, 52 weeks a year, this is the place for 8-19-year-olds and up to 25 years old with additional needs in East London to make friends, try new things and start their fantastic future now.

This is so much more than a youth club. Within the £6.15million home, you’ll find a dedicated team of youth workers who are committed to helping young people discover their passion and purpose and to supporting them through the challenges young people face today.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, applications from under-represented groups are welcomed; in particular from Black, Asian, Mixed Race & other ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of LGBTQ+ communities.

The charity is committed to the safeguarding of young people and in accordance with the Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an enhanced DBS check

You may have experience in areas such as Youth Worker, Senior Youth Worker, Club Youth Worker, Youth Club Worker, Youth Club Manager, Manager Youth Work, Children, Youth, Young People, School Holiday Club Manager, School Holiday Club Leader, Youth Case Worker, Activities Coordinator, Activities Leader, Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Management.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

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.

Company info
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert