Assistant Youth Worker

Main purpose of Job

The Assistant Youth Work role holds responsibility for: participating in sessions; building relationships; delivery of youth services. They will work closely with Lead Youth Workers and Youth Workers to ensure efficient use of all resources.


Planning and Development

  • Assist deliver sessions within borough strategy to ensure continued support is given by Eikon to young people; Putting young people first, ensuring we offer the right help at the right time
  • Ensure that young people are involved in the planning, delivery and evaluation of youth work


    • Assist in delivering high quality youth work
    • Work within Eikon’s equal opportunities, health & safety and safeguarding policies at all times
    • Identify emerging needs within sessions and discuss these needs with the Lead Youth Worker

Staff management

    • Take part in regular supervision and team meetings

Quality and standards

  • Deliver within Eikon’s safeguarding policies and practices
  • Complete evaluations and case notes to a high standard and on time



  • Liaise and coordinate with Lead Youth Workers to share resources efficiently

Communications and relationships

  • Develop and maintain relationships within sessions

Other responsibilities

  • Undertake any other duties reasonably required by the line manager

Reports to: Lead Youth Worker

This job description may be subject to review as the Organisation is constantly developing. This will be in consultation with the job holder

Time focus: Immediate to 6 months

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