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Job Description

Contract: Fixed Term or Secondment Opportunity for 1 year

Are you interested in working in partnership, leading a project and working with young people to develop their skills, confidence and to enabling them to succeed?

Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) is a leading local authority with a highly regarded YC Hertfordshire (YCH) service which delivers targeted prevention and early intervention youth work projects and programmes.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and imaginative Youth Support Worker in Charge to lead and deliver new projects in the area particularly in Welwyn Hatfield. You will be expected to work with vulnerable young people who are at risk through anti-social behaviour to engage them in projects, 1-1 work and high quality informal education opportunities which promote their personal and social development.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with young people delivering programmes to develop their confidence, self-esteem; learn new skills and bring about positive changes in behavior You will be expected to supervise a small team of youth support workers and volunteers therefore experience of line managing staff is desirable.

You will be expected to work two or three regular evenings a week depending on your contracted hours, of which one will either be a Friday or Saturday evening. You will need to be able to travel around the county; therefore access to a vehicle is desirable. In order to support you in the role, we will provide you with both initial and ongoing training.

IT skills are essential as you will be required to record data on relevant management information systems, produce reports and correspondence as required.

You will need to be required to work daytime, evenings and weekends as agreed with your line manager. You will need to be able to travel around the area and county; therefore access to a vehicle is desirable.


  • Initial and on-going training provided
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Discounts on everyday shopping / holidays / entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
  • Support Groups
  • Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
  • Excellent Wellbeing schemes
  • If you have any questions about the post please email mark.hughes@hertfordshire.gov.uk or call 01992 555656

    Closing Date: Sunday 1st July 2018

    Interview Date: Friday 6th July 2018

    Additional Information

    Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

    Application Information

    To apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen.

    As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

    For Candidate Guidance on How to Apply: Click Here

    PLEASE NOTE : All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered – you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered.

    English Fluency:
    Please Note:
    The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

    (If vacancy is Secondment and/or FTC)


    • Identify and recruit potential volunteer workers.
    • Develop or direct study courses or religious education programs within congregations.
    • Publicize programs through sources, such as newsletters, bulletins, or mailings.
    • Train and supervise religious education instructional staff.


    • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.


    • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
    • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • PsychologyKnowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
    Maternity & Paternity Leave
    Adoption Assistance

    Hertfordshire County Council






    Hertford, England (UK)


    Government/Civil Service/Military




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