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Youth Development Worker

At Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey , Kent
Salary: NJC SP 13-17, Outer London (£23,023 - £24,920) plus defined benefit pension scheme
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: TBC
Closed Date: 12:00 PM on Thursday 8th September 2022
Interviews: 15th-16th September

We are currently looking to appoint a team of 5 passionate youth workers as part of the newly established youth team at Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey. Oasis vision is for transformed communities, and so community is at the heart of everything we do. Oasis works through Hubs, which are local Christ-centred places of activity that provide integrated, high quality and diverse services to benefit the whole person and the whole community.

The team of youth workers will be responsible for delivering a range of activities across Academy (Years 7-13) providing activities before, during and after school.  Activities delivered by the team will include open access engagement, targeted mentoring (particularly linked to attendance and pastoral support) and engaging afterschool and evening activities. You will be joining a vibrant local Hub community team working closely with the Academy and other agencies in the local community. Existing activities include the Sheppey support bus (a mobile social supermarket and advice centre that works across the Island).

About OCL and the Oasis family

With 52 academies, Oasis Community Learning (OCL) is widely recognised as one of the leading educational organisations in the UK. At the forefront of transformational education, we are a dynamic, inclusive family of academies with the aim of transforming lives within communities and offering exceptional education to over 20,000 students across four regions of England. OCL is part of the Oasis family of charities in the UK, working alongside Oasis Community Partnerships (which is helping to set up a local charitable company for Oasis Hub: Isle of Sheppey) and Oasis Community Housing. Through OCP there is a strong networks of youth workers across the Oasis family.

Our ideal Candidate

We are seeking a highly relational youth workers to join us in this exciting new team. To be successful in this role, you will require:

  • Experience of delivering youth work programmes
  • Experience of working with young people in both one-one and group settings
  • Experience of involving young people in project planning, delivery and evaluation
  • Experience of providing targeted support to young people who are at risk

What we can offer you

  • A commitment to extensive CPD opportunities
  • The opportunity to work across a diverse partnership of projects
  • Defined benefit pension (including life cover, lower tax rate and ill health cover)
  • Free eye tests
  • Opportunity to access private healthcare
  • Access to free counselling service
  • The exciting opportunity to be part of our vision of community transformation

If you are interested in applying for this position, please download the application form and return the completed form to charlotte.bart-mathurin@oasisuk.org by 12:00pm on Thursday 8th September 2022.

CVs alone will not be accepted as an application for this role.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

OCL is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Category: Youth & Community
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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Youth Development Worker, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

Apply by Email

Please send your completed application forms to by no later than the 12:00 PM on Thursday 8th September 2022.


If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey recruitment team on .