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Hospital Youth Worker
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/20/133237
  • Published: Fri 11/09/2020, 11:05 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/10/2020, 22:09 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours, full time
  • Salary: £26,474 - £28,787 pa (Qualified) or £22,558 - £25,729 pa (Unqualified)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Watford , Hertfordshire

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Hospital Youth Worker

Youth Worker
Watford General Hospital, Watford
£26,474 - £28,787 pa (Qualified) or £22,558 - £25,729 pa (Unqualified)
37 per week
1 Year Fixed Term / Secondment

The priority for YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, is targeted prevention and early intervention to ensure that young people get the help they need early and to reduce the necessity for higher cost specialist intervention. It enables young people to succeed by providing high quality informal education opportunities to promote their personal and social development.

We would like to develop a new post at Watford General Hospital to support the needs of the most vulnerable young people aged 11 – 18. Young people present to the hospital with wide ranging issues from self-harm and feeling suicidal to signs of sexual exploitation.

The focus of your work will be with at risk and vulnerable groups and individuals, the delivery of preventative programmes, evidencing learning outcomes and delivering to targets.

You will deliver projects and programmes and will be supported to establish new initiatives which develop, with young people, stimulating and challenging youth work programmes. You will work in group settings and deliver one-to-one to identified individuals.

You will have the ability to quickly establish positive relationships with diverse groups of young people, to respond flexibly to their needs and to the priorities of the Service. You will need to be a good communicator and advocate of young people.

You will be required to deliver face to face work in accordance with JNC terms and conditions including residentials. You will be required to travel across the county so access to a vehicle is essential.

Benefits for working with Hertfordshire County Council include:

• Excellent Career Development
• Salary exchange for additional benefits
• Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
• Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
• Staff Support Groups
• Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
• Excellent Wellbeing schemes
• Lease Car Scheme

For more information regarding the work of YC Hertfordshire please visit

For questions regarding the position, please contact Sarah Parkhouse on 01438 843889 or email

Closing date: Midnight 5th October

Interviews: 15th and 16th October