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South Wight Area Youth Partnership

Based: Isle of Wight.

South Wight Area Youth Partnership SWAY (Christian Charity)

Position: Youth Worker

Salary: £19,500 to £22,000 p/a (depending on experience) 37.5 hours per week 2-year fixed term contract 


We are a progressive, welcoming and growing charity, situated on the beautiful south side of the Isle of Wight. We are looking to appoint a youth worker to help deliver our project enabling 10 – 18 year olds in their personal and social development through positive activities.


It is our vision to find a passionate, dynamic person to work with our Lead Youth Worker and Youth and Families Team. We are expanding and developing the youth work within the community and church, so we are looking for someone who is willing and able to reach out to the young people of our local communities and work within the Charity’s Christian ethos. We are looking for someone with experience in working with young people who is innovative and energetic, able to work within a team as well as independently; supported by other staff and volunteers. 


The role is based in the SWAY area with a focus towards Ventnor Town, working with the local schools, youth projects/partners and the wider community. The successful candidate will be required to work across the rural area and therefore must have their own transport. 


Aims of the role: 

  • Build on our existing work with the youth & young adults in the schools, communities and churches

  • Help extend SWAY programme across the Ventnor area

  • Develop new partnerships/youth groups in Ventnor area as required

  • Develop and support a new mentoring programme 


To be successful you must have a strong pastoral heart, the ability to engage with young people in a relevant way on their level, be able to manage your own workload and initiate new ideas, as well as having experience working with young people. To find out more please read the full job description on our website: or email and to apply at


Closing Date: 8th July 2022   Interview date July


The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks.


SWAY is an equal opportunities employer.

Youth  Worker FT Person Specification

SWAY Youth Worker FT Job Description

SWAY Application form  

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