Youth Worker (Sessional)

Location: Wolverhampton
Closing Date: 26th Aug 2022
Youth worker (sessional)

Employment Type: Employed

X2Y LGBT+ Youth Group is seeking a Youth Worker 4 hours per week @ £12.64 per hour (12:00 to 15:00 on Saturdays + one hour to suit).

The successful applicant for this post will be someone who:

  • has experience of youth work.
  • is well-motivated and able to work well as part of a committed team.
  • has a good understanding of the challenges facing LGBTQ+ young people and can support them to make positive choices, gain confidence and value themselves and others.
  • is committed to safeguarding young people and protecting them from abuse or neglect.


X2Y currently operates drop-in sessions in Wolverhampton City Centre on a Saturday from 12-3pm. It also provides text and social media support for LGBT young people, or any young person questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Our plans: our Saturday open access group is growing fast, so we are intending to expand our services by increasing the hours of our drop-in sessions and/or starting (a) weekday early evening group(s).

X2Y is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and carries out safer recruitment processes in line with local and national guidance. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and barred list check.

Download the application pack from the X2Y website. This includes the person specification and job description, application form and recruitment monitoring form. If you have any trouble downloading the application pack, please email: [email protected] and request a copy of the pack by email.

Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon on Friday 26 August 2022.
Interview date: Friday 2 September 2022 (details of venue and specific times will be sent to all shortlisted candidates).

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