The National Youth Agency (NYA) is at a very exciting point in its development, and we are a looking for a JNC qualified youth worker with a passion for workforce development with the experience, proven track record and energy to support us to develop a skilled and effective youth sector workforce come and join our team.
We need a proactive person that can competently manage a mixed portfolio and bring youth work expertise to everything we do. This role requires a JNC qualified youth worker with experience within a higher educational institution setting or who is experienced in the design and delivery of youth work training.
This role will include leadership of the professional validation programme (JNC) and support the Education and Training Standards Committee (ETS) as well as ensuring the wider NYA’s training and quality standards guidance. You will work closely with the Head of National Workforce to deliver on the national workforce strategy and evolve the NYA approach to establishing a register for youth workers.
NYA holds a unique position within the youth sector. We are the national body for youth work, and the Professional Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB) for youth work in England. We are the cornerstone of a great profession and we have been transforming lives through youth work for over 50 years. We strive every day to champion, professionalise and enable great youth work, driving up the quality and quantity of safe and impactful practice.
If you are as motivated and committed to driving youth work excellence across the youth sector as we are then we would love to hear from you.
We are committed to inclusivity and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. To reflect the communities we serve, we strive to bring different backgrounds, cultures, age, experience, and identity to enrich our insights and power the work we do together.
We welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in our organisation including Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.
Why join us
Our work is vital, we are passionate and committed to what we do, and we need the very best from our talented team to thrive. At NYA we operate as a people first organisation, with a flexible working approach that helps us balance our work with life. We are a predominately remotely based team across England with a head office in Leicester. Despite the geographical distance between us, our digital use, shared focus, and supportive culture make us a highly connected team. We also provide committed time and funds to support personal and professional development.
We provide 25 days leave plus 8 days, life assurance scheme and 5% NYA pension contribution.
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