An invitation to join us at Young Devon as our next…

Targeted Youth Worker (Job Ref 24-06)

Salary – £25,019 per annum pro rata

Part-time – 10 hours per week

In the community – based in Newton Abbot, The Change Academy

Fixed-term contract until 31/03/2025 (Maternity Cover)

Are you a creative Youth Worker with a passion for exploring thinking and behaviour?

Are you passionate about actively engaging and building quality relationships with young people?

This is a great chance to be part of a well-established team of Young Devon staff in The Change Academy, whilst developing our targeted work exploring healthy relationships and harmful sexual behaviours with young people. You’ll be responsible for delivering proactive, engaging and high-quality Youth Work in the community, as well as targeted group work and 1:1s. You will get to know young people and work with them to provide opportunities to explore views and attitudes, reduce harmful sexual behaviours and experience healthy relationships.

We are looking for someone who has experience of inspiring young people to explore their thinking and behaviour within relationships with others, has some knowledge of using a shame competent, trauma informed approach to sex and relationship education.

Young Devon is a youth work charity (1057949) passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and committed to embracing diversity.

Closing date for applications: 12:00pm noon Wednesday 8th May 2024
Interviews: Thursday 16th May 2024 in The Change Academy, Newton Abbot

You can request an application pack (which includes the Application Form and Job Description & Person Specification) from or download by selecting the links below:
Application Form – Targeted Youth Worker 24-06
Job Description and Person Specification – Targeted Youth Worker 24-06

Please submit your Application Form to

Please read the job description and person specification. If you then have any further questions about the role please contact Duncan Cherrett on 07970640661.

Young Devon is committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable groups and all applicants who will or could have unsupervised access to these groups will complete the required checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service.