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Youth Work Development Worker
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/21/159635
  • Published: Thu 22/07/2021, 13:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/09/2021, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Full time
  • Salary: £34,997- £37,961 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: County Hall, Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Youth Work Development Worker

Youth Work Development Worker

Countywide (office in Hertford)

£34,997- £37,961 per annum (JNC 24-27 Qualified)

37 Hours per week | Fixed term for 1 year (maternity leave cover)


Hertfordshire County Council Services for Young People (HCC SfYP) are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Youth Worker to plan, deliver and evaluate curriculum-based youth work programmes which result in clear learning outcomes. 


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


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 a Youth Work qualification and experience of working with young people, colleagues and other stakeholders in a variety of settings. 


You need the skills to mentor and performance manage staff to improve practice and promote opportunities for evidencing young people progression.


You will have a track record of planning; delivering and evaluating successful youth work curriculum 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 and produce correspondence as required, using appropriate ICT packages.


You will be required to produce evaluation reports. This will include the collection, compilation and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data for the purpose of evidencing outcomes to external funders.


For an informal conversation about the role please contact Sarah Parkhouse on 01438 843889 or email


For information regarding the work of HCC SfYP, please visit


Closing date:  Midnight 5th September 2021

Interview date:  16th September 2021 TBC