Youth Engagement Worker

35 hours a week

£23,166 – £26,008

This position is primarily based in Wythenshawe or Ardwick

Manchester Young Lives does education differently. We building trusting relationships that enable young people to feel respected and safe, facilitating engaging creative personalised learning programmes that leave young people with SEND believing they can succeed. We are looking for passionate values driven professionals who will support young people in our Learning Hubs to believe in themselves and achieve their aspirations.

MYL is recruiting for Youth Engagement Workers to work on the Post 16 programme with young people 16 – 25 with SEND, providing pastoral support and enrichment activities. You will work alongside teachers and agencies to support the engagement of young people on MYL employment programme. A key requirement will be to provide travel training and mentoring to young people using a community-based approach and working collaboratively with wider MYL services, local partners and agencies in designated areas. This is a full-time role but we are happy to consider job shares, reduced hours or flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. Application forms must be returned either via email to [email protected] or by post to Manchester Young Lives, The Addy Young People’s Centre, Woodhouse Lane, Wythenshawe, M22 9TF. Please ensure you complete the final section of the application from, giving information as to how you meet the person specification.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The closing date for completed application form is midnight Wednesday the 15th of May.