SALARY:  £12,287 per annum (£24,575 for 1FTE)


Are you passionate about young people and want to support young people and communities impacted by youth violence?  Oasis is recruiting a Youth Development Worker 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.

This role is responsible for:

  • Processing the referrals made to the service, establishing initial contact to identify the young person’s needs.
  • Maintaining a triage system to manage referrals identifying young people to be allocated to a Project Worker and offering crisis support and signposting to young people that do not fit criteria.
  • Occasionally you may be required to cover for team members who deliver one-to-one support and mentoring.

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/families ‘at risk’.
  • Reliability, with a flexible approach and able to work unsocial hours
  • Willing and able to have a physical presence in the Emergency Department of various hospitals in the Greater Manchester area.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a developing project that is 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 go to the Oasis UK charity website for an application pack.  Once completed, please return by email to recruitment@oasisuk.org (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.  Part-time hours are possible.

Completed applications should be returned by 9am Monday 12th December 2022.

Interviews will take place on week beginning 19th December 2022 (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.