September 7, 2016 No Comments »

Hamara is a well established community organisation delivering a range of community based services primarily but not exclusively to the ethnic minority communities within Leeds.  The organisation currently has the following vacancy within its youth team.

Youth Development Worker

Hours : 12 hours per week

Salary: £22,212 pro rata

Duration of post: until September 2017


Project Background

To work towards achieving outcomes and priorities as outlined within the Leeds Children and Young Peoples Plan. This involves developing and delivering programmes and activities to meet outcomes for vulnerable young people and to raise their aspirations.  Priority groups include looked after children, young people who are NEET (not in education, employment or training) and improving attendance at school.

Purpose of Post

The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering a range of targeted youth work programmes and activities for young people aged 13 – 19 years. Key elements of the post include recruiting young people to the programme and developing close working relationships with partner organisations and creating opportunities for young people. The post holder will also ensure outcomes and targets are met and develop monitoring and evaluation systems to assist with reporting to the funder.

Essential criteria candidates must have:

–          A recognised youth work qualification at level 3 or above (NVQ, VRQ or degree level) or equivalent

–          Experience of developing and delivering youth work programmes in a wide variety of settings

–          Experience of working with a diverse range of young people from various backgrounds

–          Experience and proven track record of achieving in output and outcomes based targets


Hamara is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For an application pack, please contact the admin team on (0113) 2773330 or email: .  CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 19thth September 2016 @ 5:00pm

 Registered Charity Number 1162962

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