Job Description

Company & Role Overview

At TGP recruitment, we are searching for a full-time Youth Development Worker for an organisation that supports challenging young people specifically in schools and estates located in East London. The rewarding position will involve acting as the focal point for advice and care to young people who could be struggling with behavioural, mental or aggressive behaviours.


Main Responsibilities

  • Encouraging young people to continue to consistently attend school and aim high in academia
  • Safeguarding the troubled young people
  • Providing workshops, events and residentials to positively occupy young people
  • Build a good rapport with each individual, their guardians, schools and the estates
  • Advocating for guardians and schools to be included in the young person’s development
  • Providing support through one-to-ones
  • Maintaining paperwork and evidence is reported in a timely manner


Important Requirements (Essential)

  • Two years of previous full-time experience supporting troubled young people
  • Level 3 in Youth Work or equivalent Level 2 in English
  • Level 2 in English and Maths
  • Relevant experience of working with young people who had/potentially had mental health issues or presented violent behaviours
  • Supervising safeguarding concerns
  • Any youth activities or after school clubs


Requirements (Desired)

  • Degree in Youth work or equivalent qualification
  • Previous experience of working with young people who have behavioural or mental issues in a school environment


Salary: £22,000 - £25,000

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