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Vacancy Details

Youth Engagement Officer

Harborough District Council
Grade 5 £28,770 - £31,364
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Flexible Hours
37 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/06/2024 at 09:00
Harborough District Council

Car user:  Casual

Generous annual leave entitlement and Local Government Pension Scheme

Harborough District Council’s vision is to work with communities in a vibrant, safe and prosperous district and to bring the best opportunities to all.

Do you have experience with working with young people? If so, we have a excellent opportunity for a youth engagement officer.  Come and join our community partnerships team where you will be part of a small team engaging with young people through schools, voluntary organisations and other communities/groups supporting young people. 

You will be the main point of contact for the development of a Youth Council who will work with the Council to bring forward issues faced by young people and enable young people to feed into council processes/strategies to influence and inform decisions that affect their lives or on which they have strong opinions.  You will also take the lead on the delivery of the outcomes from Council’s Young Persons Opportunities Plan.

You will need to have experience working in a professional capacity with young people.  Have experience of successfully delivering projects and initiatives and preparing and delivering action plans.  You will need excellent communication skills when working with wide variety of relevant organisations e.g. schools, voluntary organisations etc.  From time to time, you may be required to attend evening meetings, where time off in leu will be given.

All applicants should be aware that any employee, who is at threat of redundancy at the time of a position being advertised, will have priority status.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9am Monday 3rd June 2024.  Interviews will be held on 12th June 2024.

Desirable criteria from the person specification may be used for sifting purposes.

If you think you would be a great fit for us, but don’t meet all the requirements of the role, please contact us as we’d love to discuss how we could be the next step in your career journey.

Our preferred method of receipt of application is via the online application form. CVs will not be accepted. 

Should you have any difficulties applying online please e-mail 

How to apply

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