Beacon Lough East Youth & Community Worker

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Part time
Application deadline: 
Thursday, 27 June, 2019 - 09:00
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
Edberts House
Fixed term contract - This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund for a period of 5 years
Edberts House is a thriving community charity currently managing four community projects based in Gateshead - 3 place-based community projects and also our Community Linking Project. We work together with local residents of all ages to make our communities happier, healthier and more welcoming places to live. 
Over the last year we have been working with local people in the Beacon Lough East estate and a range of partners on plans to bring new opportunities to the area. Following a successful bid to The National Lottery Community Fund we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Youth & Community Worker to join our team. You will support the Community Development Worker in working alongside local residents and practitioners from a range of agencies to support the capacity of local people and to develop community infrastructure and support. 
Candidates will have substantial youth and community work experience, a passion for supporting people experiencing complex issues, will be excellent communicators, and able to work in an innovative multi-disciplinary team.
An enhanced DBS is required for this post. 
Please see our website for further information about Edberts House: For an application pack and job description for the above vacancy please e-mail:
If you are interested in this position then please attend an information session on Friday 14th June, 6.30pm – 7.30pm at Edberts House (please confirm your attendance by Thursday 13th June). 
Closing date for applications: 9.00am, Thursday 27th June 2019 
Please note if you are also interested in the position of Beacon Lough Community Development Worker you will need to submit a separate application. 
Interviews to be held: Monday 8th July 2019