Enjoy Working with Young People?                                         

Can you work with us to offer young people positive experiences through programmes that develop them both personally and socially? 

Lead Youth Worker

SALARY:    £9.90-£12.56 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.  You should be able to demonstrate competency to at least NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.

HOURS:      18 hours per week  (12 month contract, continuing subject to successful fundraising)

BASE:         Wigton Youth Station

The work is challenging but rewarding and successful applicants will get the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of young people in this community. We hope that this post will increase the participation of young people in our programmes, as well as lead and support work with those young people with learning difficulties and disabilities. Evening working will be essential and the occasional weekend with prior agreement.  Experience in comprehensive planning, delivery and evaluation of youth work programmes is essential.

For an informal chat about this role please contact Angela Bicknell on 016973 44200.

CV’s are not accepted without a fully completed application form. We offer you a challenge, support and training.  All posts require an Enhanced DBS check.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 27th March 2020. 


Person Spec – Lead Youth Worker



2: Relevant Offences Form

3: Equal Opps Monitoring Form

Completed forms should be sent or emailed to: Angela Bicknell, Centre Manager, Wigton Youth Station, 16 High Street, Wigton, Cumbria. CA7 9NJ. Email: wigtonyouthstation@hotmail.com