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Youth Work Development Worker
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/20/123463
  • Published: Thu 05/03/2020, 12:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/04/2020, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,060 - £36,945 pa
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: County Hall, Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Youth Work Development Worker

Youth Work Development Worker

Based in Hertford with Countywide delivery

£34,060 - £36,945 pa (JNC 24-27 Qualified)


Full time, 37 hours per week


Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, YC Hertfordshire, is looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic youth worker to plan, deliver and evaluate curriculum based youth work programmes which result in clear learning and accredited outcomes. 


The post holder will work with local teams to establish and deliver targeted prevention and early intervention youth work projects and programmes to deliver personal and social education.


You will need to be flexible in your working hours and be able to deliver daytime, evenings and residential opportunities during school holidays and at weekends.


Potential candidates will need experience of working with young people in a variety of settings and knowledge of key strategies in Children’s Services.


You need the skills to mentor and performance manage staff to improve practice and promote opportunities for evidencing young people progression. Experience of managing staff would be advantageous.


You will have a track record of planning; delivering and evaluating successful youth work curriculum projects and programmes based on young people’s needs. 


Good written and verbal communication skills are essential as you will be expected to liaise with young people, parents, colleagues and partners.  


You will be required to record data on relevant management information systems, produce reports and correspondence as required, using appropriate ICT packages.


For an informal conversation about the role please contact Jonathan Jack on 01992 555358 or email


For information regarding the work of YC Hertfordshire, visit


Closing date:  Midnight 12thApril 2020

Interview date:  23rdApril 2020


Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes