Youth Worker

Youth Worker

Education, Health and Care

As a youth worker, you would help young people to fulfil their potential in society. It would be your job to provide enjoyable, educational and challenging activities to help them improve their confidence, develop new skills and cope with issues that affect their lives.

Personal skills

The ability to build good relationships and earn trust and respect, excellent communication and listening skills, the ability to relate to people from all backgrounds, tact and sensitivity, patience and resilience.

Salary

£22,000 to £28,000 per year

Key skills

Diagnostic

Innovation

Technical

Education, Health and Care

  • There are over 5 million people working in education, health and care in the UK
  • Part-time employment is very important, accounting for almost 1 in 2 jobs in the sector
  • The sector is forecast to grow by 10% in the next 5 years
  • Approximately 70% of the sector employees are female
  • The sector has well organised staff development and training for the workforce