Senior Youth Worker Vacancy

Fixed Term post for 2 years

You will make a significant difference to the lives of children and young people in South Tyneside so that they can compete favourably with their peers locally and nationally.

By being part of a Youth Service; you will manage and lead a team of youth workers in order to deliver measurably improved outcomes in areas such as; health, accreditation, school attendance, reduced exclusions, reduced numbers of young people not in education, employment or training, increased participation in positive activities, and reduced levels of anti-social behaviour and first time entrants to the youth justice system.

This post is not fixed to a particular centre/project; the post holder must be flexible to meet the needs of the service and the young people that it works with. This will include evening, weekend and school holiday working.

For and informal discussion about this role please contact Alex D’Ambrosie, Development Manager on (0191) 4240118.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

For more information please visit