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Temporary Sessional Youth Worker

Education - Non School

Youth Work

Rochdale Council

Job ref:      RO-25152                                 

Location:  Various locations across the Borough                                

Salary: £17,267 to £18,556 pro rata (JNC3-6) and £19,645 to £22,116 pro rata (JNC8-11)    

Grade: JNC 3 – 6 (Unqualified) and JNC 8 – 11 (Qualified)                                            

Working Hours:  6 hours per week, evenings and weekends               

Contract Type:  Temporary until March 2020                      

Closing Date: 3rd March 2019     

Interview Date: Week Commencing 11th March 2019


In accordance with Section 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 this post requires the ability to converse at ease with the members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English.


Rochdale Youth Service (RYS) requires sessional youth workers to work across all areas in Rochdale Borough.


RYS is an innovative and forward thinking youth organisation which strives to provide opportunities for young people aged 11 – 19.  Our mission is “To support young people in their transition from childhood to responsible adulthood, encourage their social development and individual fulfilment, and help and encourage them to engage more actively in society”.


Working with young people from diverse backgrounds you will be part of a team that plans and delivers a wide range of activities for young people in a variety of settings such as youth centres, sports centres, community centres, mobile bus, detached and outreach sessions.


We are looking to recruit additional sessional Youth Workers who are flexible, who share our values and are passionate about helping young people reach their full potential.


Appointment to this post is subject to a enhanced DBS including a barred list check against the child workforce.


This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment.  This means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.


Please click on the links below:


             Job description and person specification.pdf

             Policy on recruitment of ex-offenders.pdf

             Privacy Notice

             Support for Armed Forces.pdf



The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff to share this commitment.

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working hours

part time

application deadline

11 59 pm

3rd Mar 2019