Youth and Community Worker

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Full time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 4 July, 2022 - 12:00
Fixed Salary
Per Annum

Edberts House is recruiting for the following position: Youth & Community Worker 37 hrs, Monday to Friday (weekend & evening flexibility essential) £22,750 per annum

Fixed term contract for 1 year with potential extension

This post is part funded by the National Lottery Community Fund Edberts House is a vibrant community organisation based in East Gateshead. We are currently managing five projects (Edberts House, Pattinson House, our Community Linking Project, also our inter-agency project Beacon Lough East and our newly open Whinfield House in Highfield). Our vision is to make the communities within which we are based happier, healthier, friendlier places to live. The charity builds the capacity of local people across Gateshead through the provision of courses, person-centred support, community events and activities. This post will be based between our community houses in the East of Gateshead and Highfield. The post-holder will report on a day-to-day basis to our Community Development Workers and will initially be line managed by the Head of Community Development & Engagement who oversees all Community Development undertaken by Edberts House community projects. You will work across 2 of our community projects with local oversight groups to maintain, develop and contribute to all aspects of community development. This will include community engagement, facilitating courses and events, maximising use of community houses and other local spaces.

You will have experience of working with children and young people as well as adults and you will support the development and delivery of inclusive activities and services for all members of the community.

An enhanced DBS is required for this post. Please see our website for further information about Edberts House. For an application pack and job description for the above vacancy please e-mail:

Closing date for applications: Monday 4th July 2022 at 12 noon

For an informal chat about this position please email to arrange a mutually convenient time