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Job details

Job details
Employer South Thames College
Location Merton
Salary £18,548 to £20,031 p.a. inc. London Weighting pro rata (£23,185 to £25,039 p.a. inc London weighting Full Time Equivalent)
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Lead Youth Worker (0.8 FTE)

Salary: £18,548 to £20,031 p.a. inc. London Weighting pro rata (£23,185 to £25,039 p.a. inc London weighting Full Time Equivalent)

Job Ref: REQ000303

We are looking for an experienced and suitably qualified individual who can combine their previous experience of youth work and developing sports opportunities for young people. You will be part of the Student Services Team based at the Merton Campus to support a diverse student cohort, by providing a varied and suitable programme to enhance their learning experience. You will have suitable experience of working with young people predominately aged 16-19 and knowledge of external sporting organisations that can be engaged to increase sports opportunities for students. By previously managing the behaviour of students to ensure positive outcomes, you will find great reward in working with the team, to work with students to set high aspirations and support them to work towards these. This will include directly delivering sessions to student groups in sport and other areas that contribute to their development and them achieving on their relevant programme of study. You will also utilise your skills to see a caseload of students for 1-2-1 meetings to support them to achieve.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is Wednesday 25th October 2017

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

To apply for this post, please go to, search for the vacancy and then follow the steps to complete and submit an online application. 

For any queries please e-mail or telephone 020 8918 7777 quoting the job reference.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.  

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

About the employer

Information about South Thames College
Phase Further Education
Gender Mixed
Age range 16+ years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Part of South Thames Colleges Group
Wandsworth Campus
Wandsworth High Street
SW18 2PP
United Kingdom
+44 20 8918 7136