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Youth and Community Engagement Worker (6 posts)

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Various locations across Derbyshire
Salary details
Grade 7 - 37 hours £21,108 - £23,021 per annum 18.5 hours £10,554 - £11,510.50 per annum
Job term
Part Time and Full Time hours available
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to funding 31/07/2024
37 hours and 18 hours 30 minutes
Closing Date
21 August 2022
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Our amazing children and young people, and our highly motivated children’s workforce across the partnership, make Derbyshire an energetic, exciting and friendly place in which to live and work. 

Your post will be based in one of the most beautiful areas of the country – Derbyshire has rugged moorlands and limestone dales with historic market towns and pretty villages.  It is home to the Peak District National Park which is the world’s second most visited National Park, attracting tourists and those who enjoy the great outdoors. 

We are looking to recruit to a number of posts within Derbyshire’s Early Help Development Team. Sat within Children’s Services, the Early Help Development Team is in place to support partners to develop and deliver early help interventions, to support communities to develop, deliver and sustain support to children and young people, and to connect young people aged 16-18 with support to enable them to be in education, employment or training.

We are recruiting to 6 Youth and Community Engagement Worker posts

  • High Peak and North Derbyshire Dales – 2 posts, 1 full time 37 hours and 1 part time 18.5 hours
  • Chesterfield – 1 post part time, 18.5 hours
  • Amber Valley – 1 post part time, 18.5 hours
  • South Derbyshire Dales and South Derbyshire – 2 posts, 1 full time 37 hours and 1 part time 18.5 hours 

The Youth and Community Engagement Workers are in place to support communities to develop and deliver and sustain services to support children and young people – providing a real focus on community development. The Youth and Community Engagement Workers work in communities to support the development of a network of volunteers and also provide access to the Voluntary Community and Independent Sector Passport Training. The workers also support the development of a directory of support available in communities. This is designed to help partners to connect families up with the right support without needing to refer the family on.

For further information about this role, please contact Chris Caley, Head of Service Early Help, chris.caley@derbyshire.gov.uk 

Provisional Interview Date: 30 September 2022

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.