Youth or community worker

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Youth and community workers provide support to individuals or groups of individuals through a range of activities or services that aim to encourage participation in social and community life and promote personal and social development

Current Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements though a minimum age for appointment between 18 and 21 normally applies. Most qualified youth workers possess an accredited diploma in higher education or postgraduate diploma in youth and community work. A majority of qualifying courses are for people aged over 21 years of age. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required.

Typical education level:

Level 4-6

Typical Tasks

Desired Skills

Active Listening
Monitoring
Speaking
Learning Strategies
Reading Comprehension
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New Job Opportunities
2.9%
An 2.9% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.

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Salaries

£33,794

Potential

£24,044

Average

£17,355

Entry level

Job Postings

Company: Fulbridge Social Care

Location: Leicester

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Company: Fulbridge Social Care

Location: Birmingham

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