NW5, London
£32,000 - £33,000 per year (depending on experience) + Pension
Permanent, Full-time
Job description



Be the ambassador and face of QCCA and partner GOAL’s youth services, representing the service to a diverse range of stakeholder.


To be responsible for the strategic planning, operational management and front-line delivery of a multifaceted youth work programme which includes universal, targeted and sports activities aimed at engaging disadvantaged 8–19 year olds across five wards of the London Borough of Camden.




  • To lead on the planning and design of QCCA and GOAL’s youth work, with the aim of delivering quality and effective youth work with tangible outcomes;


  • To develop a regular programme of open and targeted youth projects, activities and events in the wards of Gospel Oak and Haverstock with a particular emphasis on informal personal, social and vocational learning;


  • To fundraise to finance this work and to liaise with funders and ensure their requirements are met.


  • To manage a volunteer placement programme, working in partnership with schools, youth clubs and other establishments;


  • To promote educational attainment, access to apprenticeships and employment opportunities for young people aged 16-21 years using a range of formal and informal methods of engagement including 1-2-1 surgeries


  • To work with trainers and facilitators to deliver an accredited qualifications in transferable life skills as well as numeracy and literacy;


  • To oversee implementation and monitoring of service level agreements with partners across three other wards of Camden


  • To organise and deliver needs based group work with young people utilising a wide range of resources and facilities including music, drama and sport;


  • To recruit, line-manage and supervise the work of both salaried and volunteer roles, providing mentoring and coaching in youth-work as required;


  • To engage young people in regular consultation, design and delivery of youth projects;


  • To work directly with young people delivering activities as well as providing support and access to specialist services, where required;


  • To keep records of all youth-work sessions, monitoring data and accredited outcomes;


  • To oversee all marketing and outreach of youth programme activities;


  • To develop partnerships with local stakeholders including statutory providers, charities, community groups, sports clubs and the local police force;


  • To maintain an accurate inventory of resources and facilities;


  • To raise the quality standards of QCCA’s Youth Service by adhering to the National Youth Agency guidelines and the London Youth Quality Mark.    


  • To support the wider objectives and activities of QCCA and it’s key partners 
More about QCCA Ltd

The Association [QCCA] was formed in 1999 to take over the operation of the Queen’s Crescent Community Centre, formally known as ... Read more

Refreshed on: 26 June 2020
Closed date: 09 July 2020
Job ref: Youth Services Manager
Tags: Project Management

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