Youth Engagement Worker

Posted 26 October by Randstad Education
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Do you wish to enhance your school based experience? Do you have a patient and resilient personality? Can you deal with challenging behaviour?

We are working on behalf of a SEN school that caters for vulnerable children and wish to appoint a Youth Engagement Worker upon the reopening of the school in March 2021.

As a Youth Engagement Worker, your role will be multifaceted and no two days will be the same. You will encourage students in developing their social, emotional and educational lives and with that comes great job satisfaction and a sense of personal achievement.

Previous experience desired but not essential. If you don't have direct experience but you do have transferable skills such as working in a care, military or sports background - we encourage you to apply!

The School

A Liverpool based school seek to appoint a Youth Worker to support their secondary Pupil Referral Unit pupils here have been excluded from mainstream school, have emotional, behavioural needs, attendance or truanting issues.


  • This will be supporting students with social, emotional, mental health needs across secondary ages providing classroom support as well as home support if needed

  • You will also be required to provide 1:1 support with any emotional issues, and supporting if pupils are behind with their work

  • Completing progress reports on pupils progress

  • Support young people with social, emotional, mental health needs

  • Flexible in being able to provide 1:1, group support or home tuition as required

  • Deal with any challenging behaviours or incidents in a calm manner


  • A resilient, patient nature

  • The ability to work independently

  • A non-judgemental attitude

  • Good planning and organisational skills

  • Initiative and leadership qualities, with the ability to relate to young people

  • Randstad Education is committed to Safer Recruitment which means any job application is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references in addition to any other safeguarding checks required.


Randstad Education provides training opportunities with access to accredited Team Teach training and Safeguarding which will be beneficial in supporting pupils and furthering your career in education. This role will span for the academic year with the view to take the successful candidate onto a permanent contract.

To discuss in more detail, please contact Neil McFadden at the Liverpool office or click "Apply Now"

Reference: 44486361

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