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Senior Participation Youth Worker

LocationThetford/Home based. Some face to face work with young people
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract type6 month maternity cover ideally starting in February or March
SalaryBand B3, £25,686 - £27,802
HoursFull Time (37 hours per week) or Part-Time
Date posted6 January 2021
Closing date20 January 2021

About us and the role

At MAP, we are advisers, counsellors, youth workers and other professionals working together to provide the best support we can to young people aged 11-25, in a way that works for them.

MAP is looking for a Senior Participation Youth Worker to work on the Breckland Youth Advisory Board with experience of youth participation and youth voice. The successful candidate should be passionate about this topic and confident in exploring these issues with young people and professionals. Experience of participation youth work and supporting young people to take action is required together with experience of networking, community organising, working on campaigning, lobbying and social movements.

This role will support young people to lead on new community campaigns, and support youth involvement that creates social change and ensures the voices of young people are heard. The role will involve a mix of online youth work and face to face work depending on Covid restrictions.

The successful candidate will receive a range of benefits including:

  • competitive salary
  • generous pension contributions
  • company sick pay
  • excellent on-going training and development opportunities
  • support from an established and reputable team
  • corporate events and activities
  • wellbeing focus
  • regular line management
  • flexible working
  • 30 days holiday increasing to 35 after 5 years’ service (plus bank holidays)
  • access to benefits including  cycle to work scheme

Team & Manager: Youth Work Team, reports to Head of Youth Work.

Flexible Working: Options available, part time applications will be considered on a job-share basis or stand alone with sufficient hours for the role to be covered.  If applying on a part-time or job-share basis please state the hours you require to work.

How to apply

For further details, including a full job description and application form, please visit:

Closing Date: 9.00am on 20th January 2021 applications should be made via a MAP application form and recruitment monitoring form. Please send completed applications to

Provisional Interview Date: 25th January 2021.