Job: Sessional Youth and Community Workers

Rate of pay: Based on JNC Professional range point 11

Hours: various

Length of contract: various

Area:  Working across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre

Projects:  A number of different projects

Must be level 3 qualified or above or working towards level 3.

URPotential provides research and consultancy, accredited training and volunteering opportunities to young people, adults, families and the community and targeted youthwork. We work with young people, families, communities and organisations developing capacity across the North West through training and accreditation. We are an accredited centre for a number of awarding bodies including: AQA, Open Wards, ABC as well as Mentoring and Befriending Foundation.

We have vacancies for Youth and Community Workers to work on a sessional basis on a number of projects across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.  We are looking to recruit highly motivated specialist youth & community workers with experience in working alongside young people, building positive relationships, and with experience of meeting specific targets. You will be responsible for developing action plans with young people; to improve health & wellbeing and build their resilience, and to support them to consider options to improve their emotional health and well being.

Pension: new employees will be enrolled into URPotential’s company pension scheme where applicable.

Travel: Travelling expenses will be paid for all journeys required for work, excluding travel from home to base. The current rates are 45p per mile for the first 10,000 miles per year and 25p per mile thereafter.

The nature of the post will require travel across the region.   A full driving licence is highly desirable.

Closing date for completed applications: Friday 2nd December 2016 at 5pm with interviews scheduled for the following week.

Job pack available at: or telephone 01253 344398