Youth Sessional Worker - St Leonard's Youth & Community Centre

We are a lively and connected community centre in the heart of Bootle in South Sefton, Merseyside, England. We offer engaging projects, services and activities delivered by skilled, passionate staff that empower local residents of all ages enabling them and the community to grow in resilience.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 
  • St. Leonard's Youth Club is an Open Access Club open weekly.
  • Activity planning and hands on delivery of centre activities managed by St. Leonard’s Youth and Community Centre.
  • Assisting in the monitoring and record keeping for  youth activities and supporting evaluation of activities.
  • Assisting in the assessment of local needs young people and to support ongoing development of  youth provision at St. Leonard’s.
  • To work within agreed policies.
  • Supporting the development of youth participation work and youth-led projects through general centre-based provision.
  • Any other duties relevant to the post.

Job Requirements 
  • A good understanding of high quality youth work
  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to provide a safe, fun creative and  enthusiastic play
  • Experience of working within the age range required.
  • Ability to meet young people's individual needs
  • Ability to use judgement/common sense in all areas of work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Have the relevant Childcare/Youth Qualification

Desirable Skills
  • Have a good understanding of Youth Work
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Enthusiastic and be able to see/hear what young people want and be able to interact with them
  • Have at least three years experience in a similar setting
  • Have a commitment to personal development.

This vacancy is not being managed by the Diocese of Liverpool, we take no responsibility for the detail of externally managed vacancies.


Salary: Living Wage

Hours: 2.5 hours per week.  Friday Evenings          

Contract: 12 months fixed contract

Closing Date: 15th October 2017

Application Form

Additional Information

Please return your application form to:

Debbie Shelley
St. Leonard’s Youth & Community Centre
60 Peel Road
L20 4RW.