Youth Support Worker

Contract Type: 
Contract / Temporary
Part time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 10 August, 2020 - 12:00
Redcar Cleveland
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
The Junction Foundation

Job Title: Youth Support Worker (5 vacancies available)

Salary:   £16,822 pro rata per annum

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Temporary until 1st March 2021 initially

Responsible to: Service Coordinator/ Group Work Lead

The Junction are a respected charity striving to make a difference to the lives of local children, young people and their families across the Tees Valley. Originally founded in 1991 we have a long history of supporting some of the most vulnerable people in our community and we are looking for passionate and committed people to join our team to support the life changing work we do.

We are one of the largest local charities supporting children and young people with a dedicated team of passionate professionals, from a range of backgrounds, working across our 5 sites.

Each year we support over 2000 children, young people and their families through an array of services, including: Young Carers’ Services, Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Services, Youth Employment Services, Youth Work – Social Action and Participation Services and we provide a specialist transport service exclusively for children and young people.

The young people we support are brimming full of potential and they have created 4 short films where they talk about their journey and the difference The Junction has made to them. Please take a couple of minutes to watch their films on our Youtube channel:

Join our Team

Due to a number of developments we are looking for a team of workers to support young people aged 11 to 18 years to access youth work, informal education and support opportunities. Thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund we have been successful in gaining funding for a project to reduce young people’s social isolation during the ongoing pandemic. This may include online group sessions; small groups work or support children young people accessing transport services.  We are looking for 5 motivated, well organised and committed person with a passion and experience in supporting local children and young people to lead the team on a day to day basis.

To apply for the position please email . If you require a pack posting please call 01642 756000.

We do not accept CV’s.

Closing date 12 noon Monday 10th August 2020 – Interviews will take place 13th August pm, 17th August am and 18th August pm.

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Team/Zoom and The Junction will provide access to the software.