Job | Full Time

CB1 Worker for the Matchbox Youth Club

St Mary's Youth Club

JNC Professional Range Pts 18-21
JOB PURPOSE The Youth Worker will have responsibility for the management of the Youth Centre and will maximise the use of the Centre by young people for agreed purposes, in line with board policies.


The following criterions will be applied at shortlisting and applicants must have the following by the closing date

Qualifications – Be a qualified Youth Worker, in accordance with the JNC Report for Youth Workers, Paragraph 5.


  • A minimum of 2 year’s post qualifying experience of working as a Youth Worker which must include a minimum of 6 month’s experience of managing Youth Workers in a Youth Centre or Youth Project.
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in managing a club or project budget and reporting in line with agreed youth work outcomes.


  • Knowledge of the NI Youth Work Curriculum
  • Knowledge of policies that ensure relevant safe practice
  • Knowledge of issues affecting young people particularly in relation to personal and social development
  • Knowledge of Child Protection regulations
  • Knowledge of people management issues
  • Knowledge of financial codes of conduct.


  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Administrative skills
  • ICT skills
  • Ability to embed a Quality Assurance process
  • Skill to develop a local Assessment of Need
  • Facilitation skills.

Personal Qualities

  • Confidentiality
  • Confidence
  • Empathetic
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Objectivity
  • Ability to motivate others

Other Requirements

  • Commitment to undertaking job related training as and when required.
  • Supporting staff development and progression
  • Please note the content of this job description is subject to change

Closing Date

Friday / 05 March 2021 12:00pm

Contact Details

Matchbox Youth Club
Kildrum Gardens
BT48 9RX
United Kingdom


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