We’re Hiring A Youth Worker

Job Description

Place of work: The Rock, Scalegate Road, Carlisle, CA2 4JY and Petteril Bank Community Hall. Meade Road

Post Title: Youth Worker

Salary: £11 per hour

Contract: 7-10 hours per week subject to funding

Days of Work: 23 evenings per week Plus flexible working time in school holidays.

Responsible for: This post is not directly responsible for any staff. However,

there may be times when you will be required to provide support to volunteers.

Report to: Project Manager

Purpose of the job:

To support the delivery of the youth program in Carlisle South that enriches and educates those who take part. To ensure that The Rock is a fun and safe place to be.

Key Responsibilities:

To undertake the direct delivery of quality youth work, to build appropriate relationships with young people to enable them to meet their potential.

Operational Responsibilities

· Delivering quality youth work to all age young people

· Managing behavior according to our behavior policy.

· Work with vulnerable young people

· Monitoring and evaluations of sessions

· Ensuring health and safety requirements are met

· Delivering school holiday provision including trips as required

· Working in partnership with other agencies

· Administration tasks associated with sessions

· Signpost and refer young people to services to increase their support network which will improve their overall outcomes

· Work within The Rock’s policies and procedures to ensure safe outcomes for all our young people.

· To actively contribute to team meetings, share skills and knowledge, and support colleagues across the organization.

Person Specification



5 GCSE’s level C and above


Certificates linked to youthwork or other relevant profession.



Ability to develop positive and effective relationships with young people to support their personal and social development

Effective record keeping

Planning and evaluating skills

Ability to encourage and promote group participation


Factors effecting young people

Monitoring and evaluating youth work




Equal opportunities

Health and safety



interest and passion for working with children and young people.

Supporting volunteers

Evidence of professional development


Experience of working with disadvantaged and hard to reach groups.

Personal Qualities


Effective communication skills

Ability to work independently

Must be inclusive

Willing to undertake training

Must be able to work evenings and weekends and school holidays as required

Effective time management


Full clean driving license

To apply, please get in touch for an application pack. Contact details can be found on our website www.therockyouthproject.co.uk

closing date 30.06.2023

Job Type: Part-time

Part-time hours: 7-10 per week

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Contact Project Manager Hannah for a job pack. Hannah@therockyouthproject.co.uk