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Senior Youth Support Worker Havant

Position Title: Senior Youth Support Worker Havant

Location: Havant

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £22,644-£26,182 per annum (dependent on skills, qualifications and experience)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (daytime and some evenings), part time considered


Motiv8 is a charity that is passionate about supporting young people and their families in the local community by building trusting relationships to equip them with the skills, resilience and opportunities to thrive.


We are looking for an experienced Senior Youth Support Worker who can join our vibrant Havant team based in Leigh Park. The successful candidate will be part of a community team offering a varied programme of activities and opportunities to support young people’s personal, social and emotional development; in particular knowledge of outdoor learning and/or bike maintenance.


Are you someone who is able to enthuse, inspire and empower young people? Do you have previous or lived experience of supporting young people who may be vulnerable or at risk? Can you work collaboratively with others? Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you creative, committed and adaptable, with the motivation to make a difference? If the answer is yes, we would love to hear from you.


Some of the key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Targeted group work; planning, overseeing and delivering youth provision for specific groups of young people particularly those most in need who may be vulnerable or at risk.
  • Community and Enterprise; Working with young people through street based detached and outreach provision alongside evening youth hubs.
  • Youth Voice: provide a range of youth participation opportunities to hear young people and involve them in decision-making.
Job Benefits

In return for your hard work, we offer:


  • A comprehensive training package, to provide you with personal and professional development
  • Thorough induction into core modules of work, providing you with a solid grounding in the field
  • Job role progression routes through a company competency framework
  • A challenging but rewarding work environment where you can make a difference
  • Continued wellbeing and welfare support to staff, through regular supervision, appraisals, staff feedback and access to support networks and 24 hour counselling access.

Motiv8 is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate for the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)


We would welcome applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including:

  • black, Asian and minority ethnic communities
  • those who identify as LGBTQ+
  • those living with a disability.


To apply for this role, please click on the link below.  This will take you to our online recruitment portal, where you can register your details and upload your CV, supporting statement and monitoring information




If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Marina Tuck marina.tuck@motiv8south.org.uk.


The closing date for this role is midday on 24 June 2022


Documents to be uploaded:


Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Supporting statement Senior Youth Support Worker Havant

Employment Type
Duration of employment
Job Location
The Hub, Greywell Precinct, Havant, PO9 5AA
Working Hours
37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Base Salary
Date posted
May 26, 2022
Valid through
June 24, 2022
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