Apprentice Youth Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/06/2021 23:59
£8,913 - £17,189p.a. subject to Age (see below)
Hours per week:
37hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Borough of Stockton on Tees
Number of posts:
Closing date:
20 Jun
Further Information

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic people to join us on an apprenticeship programme. If you're looking for the opportunity to make a real difference and follow a stimulating and rewarding career, we would welcome an application from you to come and work with us as an Apprentice Youth Worker

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work. We truly value our Apprentices. We recognise that Apprenticeships help us identify new talent, build new skills in our workforce, increase diversity in the workplace and help us to deliver our ambitious plans.

JOB DESCRIPTION: As an Apprentice Youth Worker, you will have the opportunity to ensure positive outcomes are achieved for young people and their families who have been identified as needing help and support through promotion and delivery of early help and preventative services. You will deliver restorative interventions building self-esteem and confidence in the young people you work with ultimately improving their life chances for the future.

Duties and responsibilities will include undertaking direct work with individuals, families and professionals providing support services that meet their individual needs. You will contribute to a range of meetings and will be required to accurately record such meetings and contribute to assessment plans with the aim to achieving positive outcomes for the young people.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below. Please address in your application how you meet the following:
• Functional skills English & Maths Level 2 / GCSE Grade C / 4 or above (or predicted grades)
• Excellent IT Skills – Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Organisational skills
• Be able to communicate in a pleasant and professional manner
• Flexible approach to work
• Self-motivated and high personal standards

APPRENTICESHIP QUALIFICATION: You will be given appropriate paid time off work for your studies, to work towards completion of a Youth Support Worker – Level 3 apprenticeship qualification. PLEASE NOTE: You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in the same or similar subject.

APPRENTICESHIP BENEFITS: We offer an excellent benefits package for apprentices. You will be given a fixed term contract allowing you sufficient time to complete your apprenticeship qualification (see below), with the potential to secure a longer-term position to grow within the organisation. We will provide you with a dedicated Mentor to support you during your apprenticeship and you will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and additional learning and development opportunities.


• Under 18 years old, £4.62per hour, £8,913per year
• 18 to 20 years old, £6.56per hour, £12,656per year
• 21 to 22 years old, £8.36per hour, £16,128per year
• 23 years and over, £8.91per hour, £17,189per year

HOW TO APPLY: Please ensure you refer to the information included in the Advert, Job Description and Person Specification when completing your online application form. Additional information about current apprenticeship opportunities with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council can be found on our website: www.stockton.gov.uk/apprenticeships.

If you would like an informal discussion about the apprenticeship opportunity, please contact Mandie Rowlands – Service Lead Youth Direction on 01642 527241 or email: mandie.rowlands@stockton.gov.uk

INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 14th July 2021

Please note
This job is closed for applications.