OASIS NAVIGATOR SENIOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT WORKERS (1x Education Lead and 1x Community Development Lead)



SALARY:  £28,465 per annum


Are you passionate about young people and want to support young people and communities impacted by youth violence?  Oasis is recruiting two Senior Youth Development Workers to be part of the Greater Manchester Navigator Project.  This project works with young people aged between 10-25 years old that are impacted by youth violence.  We take referrals from a number of Hospitals across Greater Manchester as well as working with communities following serious incidents.

There are two Senior Practitioner roles available both roles will be responsible for;

  • Managing the day-to-day operation of a team of Youth Development workers including maintain a rota for staff to be present in the Emergency departments at our partner hospitals
  • Offering one to one support and group work to young people impacted by youth violence
  • Assisting the Project Coordinator to maintain strategic relationships and with project development

Alongside these duties, each role will have a responsibility for developing an area of specialism within the project:

Education Specialism

This role will develop our offer to education settings.  Creating resources for the staff to use, looking for opportunities for us to develop links with Education settings and to assist with the organisations strategic work in this field.

Community Development specialism 

This role will develop opportunities for us to create better links with community partners to enhance our offer for young people as well as developing of our Crisis response work following critical incidents within the community.

Amongst other requirements, the successful post holder must have:

  • A demonstratable relevant experience OR qualification in Youth & Community (JNC) or Social Work (QSW) or SEND
  • Proven experience working with young people ‘at risk’.
  • Reliability, with a flexible approach to changes and able to work unsocial hours

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a newly created project based in A&E Departments, making a difference to communities on a local level, while individually improving the life chances of young people.  As part of the package, Oasis offers:

  • A pension scheme, currently offering 7% employer contribution
  • A generous holiday allowance and training opportunities
  • A supportive, friendly work environment, with flexible working arrangements

If you are interested in this position, please email recruitment@oasisuk.org to receive an Application Pack. (CVs alone will not be accepted). We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know.

Completed applications should be returned by 9am Thursday 8th December 2022.

Interviews will take place on W/C 12th December 2022 (possibly in person or online)

Oasis Charitable Trust is a multi-national charity supporting young people and their families in 10 countries worldwide. Our vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.

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.

The successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK.  Oasis cannot assist with sponsorship or visas.


Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1026487