Job opportunities at WSF

Youth Work Manager (full time £33,703.80 pa)

Are you looking for a role allowing you to manage youth programmes and staff, whilst also doing face-to-face youth work?

We are looking for a Youth Work Manager to oversee and deliver a varied youth programme which empowers young people to feel connected to their community and live to their full potential.  Our youth project has been established in the community since 2007, with summer provision, evening drop-ins, sports activities and a youth leadership programme. Could you help us to grow and shape this project to support and empower more local young people?

West Silvertown Foundation has already established strong links with Oasis Academy Silvertown, and the successful applicant will foster this relationship to grow a robust relationship and wrap around provision for young people in the Royal Docks, whilst delivering some of the work in school.

The successful candidate will also be enthused by partnership working with other local youth providers and partners. They will oversee the Royal Docks Youth consortium, creating opportunities for youth workers to get support and share learning.

We believe young people are the future leaders of our community, so coproduction with them will be an important part of this role. We also know that young people are a vital part of the wider community so this role will involve connecting young people with other aspects of West Silvertown Foundation’s work, and with the wider community.

The successful applicant will enjoy working with young people from a range of backgrounds, with a range of needs and aspirations. You will act as Designated Safeguarding Lead for West Silvertown Foundation, so will have a robust understanding of safeguarding policy and procedures. You will manage our youth sessional staff, and will plan, lead and evaluate sessions in our 2 community centres and across the community.

If you relish a challenge, are keen to make a positive difference to people’s lives and contribute at the heart of a diverse community in London’s Royal Docks then we would love to hear from you.

We want to hear from all interested candidates, and to be considered for the position you must submit a detailed covering letter along with your CV, outlining why you're right for the role.

For more details including job description and person specification please visit our Charity Jobs page

Closing date for applications: Sunday 29th May

WSF is committed to inclusion and we will therefore ensure that no applicants or employees receive less favourable treatment than others on grounds of race, sex, marital status, religion, disability or sexual orientation or be disadvantaged by any conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.