Detached Youth Worker (2 vacancies) – closing date 29 September 2019

Brighter Futures for Children is an independent, not-for-profit-company, wholly owned by Reading Borough Council. Our responsibility is to deliver quality children’s services, early help, education and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services to children and families in Reading.

The detached youth worker will develop and deliver a detached youth work provision within targeted communities in Reading, which diverts young people from anti-social behaviour, substance misuse, encourages positive activities and supports community cohesion.

  • You should have previous experience working with young people and their families and have knowledge of the issues affecting young people in their community.
  • This position is predominately based in Whitley, Southcote and Coley Park but other areas of Reading will also be covered.
Further information
Contract type
Full time
Greater Reading
£26,317 - £31, 371 depending on experience plus 5% shift allowance as there is a requirement to work some evenings
Ian Barks
Main contact telephone
0118 9374008
Reference number for post
How to apply
Open for applications from
16 September 2019
Closing date for applications
29 September 2019