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Youth Worker Southwark

Smart TeachersSouthwark

Youth Worker 

Pay £75 – £90 per day via PAYE

Location: Southwark

Experienced Youth or Community Support Worker

• Working knowledge of meeting the emotional, social, and mental health of young people

• Desire to take a supporting role in alternative education setting

Smart Teachers are looking to recruit an experienced Youth Worker for employment in an established Children’s Service in Southwark. The post is to start as soon as possible, and you will be required to work during term time until the end of the academic year, with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff. 


The school deals with pupils that are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature. You will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students across primary and secondary, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain recognised qualifications. 

Skills and Requirements for Youth Worker 

• Background in Youth work, Education or care 

• Graduates who have specialised in psychology, special needs or social and emotional mental health 

• strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff and educational psychologists.

• You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of the key issues currently affecting young people. 

• You will be required to travel to Southwark.

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Smart Teachers  

Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Smart Teachers offer 

As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive: 

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 

• Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 

• FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 

• Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 

• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply to the Youth Worker role

If you feel like you have the necessary skills and want to help support some of the most inspiring young people in education, then call Dan on 0207 065 7525 and quote job reference: DHW YWS1306

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