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Young Peoples worker

Job Reference Ref/186/2851

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Contract Type:
Contract Details:
fixed term to 31st March 2025
Salary Range :
£27344 - £32020
Working Hours:
Awdry House, 110 Ramnoth Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire,
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Children, Young People & Family Support Services
Cambridgeshire County Council

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

We are currently looking for a full time, fixed term (37 hours) enthusiastic Young Peoples Worker (YPW). As a Young People’s Worker, you will plan, deliver and lead agreed support packages and programmes for targeted young people.

This role is part of the Wisbech Targeted Support Team.  This role may take you across Fenland as required.  As part of a Targeted Support Team, you will work directly with vulnerable young people both individually and in groups following Youth Work professional principles and practices including best practice in Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) to meet the core outcomes defined within the specification for Cambridgeshire’s Youth Support Service.

This will also include working with the wider community and with key statutory and voluntary agencies to enable positive activities for young people and where appropriate raise external funding to provide positive activities. This role may include some evening and weekend work.

The role of Young People’s Worker (YPW) is an exciting, varied and highly skilled role supporting young people (aged 12 to 19) with intensive one to one support to enable them to reach positive outcomes. YPW’s support individual young people, however they use a whole family approach to analyse how support provided impacts on the young person’s family.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This is a fixed term position. Salary will be between £27,344 and £32,020 pa, depending on experience.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which is beneficial to employees, the organisation, and the communities we serve.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 17th October at Awdry House, 110 Ramnoth Road, Wisbech, PE13 2JD. 

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact LeAnn Warren on 07770331192.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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