Current Vacancies


To deliver Alternative curriculum work to young people in School years 11 & 12 on Educational Health Care Plans we are now in a position to advertise the following Youth Worker qualified posts:

  1. A PERMANENT Term Time Only post for 22 hours a week 
  • Half will be paid at Leader in Charge rates (£13.50 per hour) and half at Youth Support Worker rates (£12.00 per hour).
  • The successful applicant will lead the sessions which are planned by Becca Lewis on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, while supporting Becca in the delivery on Monday and Thursdays.

  • 2. A CASUAL  Term Time Only post for 22 hours a week.
    • Youth Support Worker rates (£12.00 per hour).
    • In the event that you aren’t required to work, due to low numbers:
    •          On this day or, with less than 24 hours notice, you will be asked not to work you will be paid for 2 hours to compensate for the inconvenience.
      •        If notified more than 24 hours in advance you will not be entitled to claim
    Applications to 
    closing date 1.7.19 at 5.00pm

    We also operate a staffing pool

    So if you would like to be considered for paid youth work in the future, please complete the attached form and return it to 

    When there are jobs at SYA or, in our partner organisations and affiliated clubs, we will advertise them to people on this list in the first instance (being on the list does not give you employment, it just means that we will send you details of jobs that are appropriate, for which you can apply).

    When vacancies arise we will advertise them here:

    Our rates of pay for 2018/19  are:
    Leaders in charge we pay £13.50 per hour, level 3 qualified youth workers.
    Youth Support Workers we pay £12.00 per hour for level 3 qualified staff 
    Youth Support Workers in training we pay £10.00 per hour for level 2 qualified staff and £9.00 per hour for unqualified Youth Support workers in training.

    The jobs are for evening work during term times usually for 3 or 3.5 hours for the leader in charge and 2 to 2.5 hours for the support workers.

    We offer training and on the job support to new staff

    Please contact Richard on 07710095800 for a chat if you are interested.


    If you would like to volunteer to do some youth work, we can offer you:

    An opportunity to support voluntary Youth Clubs in your area, become a volunteer support worker (For experienced youth workers)

    An opportunity to deliver youth work in local voluntary clubs (We will give full training and support)

    An opportunity to pass on your skills and expertise
    on an occasional basis. Please see our volunteer bank.
         An example of this is where a local mechanic offered to come to a youth club and show young people how to change a wheel and check the oil, break fluid and water levels on a car, he offered to do it once, but enjoyed it so much he did it about 5 times.
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