Great Yarmouth
Closing date for all applications: 
9am Monday 15th November 2021

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Senior Youth Worker – Great Yarmouth

#WeWill Service 

This is a temporary full-time post until 30th April 2023

Starting salary £24,047

Based in Great Yarmouth

This is an exciting opportunity to join Ormiston Families’ #WeWill service, which is one element of a wider partnership led by the Ormiston Trust as part of the national #iWill youth social action initiative. The service aims to empower children and young people in the Great Yarmouth area to champion mental health and wellbeing in their schools and the wider community through peer mentoring and youth-led social action.

The role of Senior Youth Worker is to work alongside Wellbeing Ambassadors (children and young people), education staff and Ormiston Families colleagues to deliver high quality support in planning, implementing and evaluating youth-led social action projects within school environments and the local community. You will work within, and line-manage, a team of Youth Workers working across 15 schools. You will have responsibility for engaging with 5 of those schools, working flexibly across the cohort where needed and maintaining oversight of the work in all 15 schools.

You will be a highly motivated and organised individual with knowledge of youth-led social action and how to plan, deliver and evaluate social action projects. You will have experience of supervising/managing staff. You will have the ability to co-ordinate and oversee a large number of projects happening simultaneously, with a recognised qualification in Youth Work and relevant, evidenced experience.

For more information or to apply for this post, please visit or contact Holly Dowsing Project Co-ordinator –

Closing date for all applications is: Monday 15th November 2021 at 9am

Interviews will be held on: Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th November 2021

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

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