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Hackney Quest Senior Youth Worker (12 hours per week)

Source By: Hackney Quest


Hackney, London

Salary:            £8,796 per annum (pro rata to FTE £29,320)

Hours: 12 hours per week (Tuesdays 2pm-8pm and Fridays 3pm-9pm)

Hackney Quest is a successful charity that has been supporting young people and their families in Hackney for the past 30 years.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Youth Worker to support the delivery of services within our Positive Youth Engagement Programme, based between our two provisions in Hackney, E9.  The project runs 3/4 evenings a week during term time at Poole Road and the Frampton Park Baptist Church every Friday.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Hackney Quest Youth Manager and youth workers and the Youth staff and volunteer teams at both provisions.

The project’s aim is to plan, deliver and evaluate open access positive activities, workshops, accredited courses, residential weekends, community events and more to up to 300 young people each year between the ages of 8 and 19.

The successful applicant will have a wealth of project management experience at a senior level including the proven ability to manage and report on budgets as well as monitoring and evaluation of projects. It is essential that candidates excel in engaging with young people from a wide range of backgrounds and life experiences.  This will be demonstrated by relevant experience supporting, inspiring and developing young people. We will expect applicants to be aware of the complex needs of disaffected young people, be non-judgemental and have the ability to engage and inspire them to improve their prospects, and engage in positive support networks.    The appointment of the successful applicant will only be processed on the receipt of references and enhanced DBS check.

This hands on, exciting and complex role will be both challenging and rewarding. It will see you working as part of a very dynamic and motivated team who are passionate about and experienced in supporting young people and their families.

Application Process

14 May 2019- Application Form and Job Description available from:

27 May 2019 - Closing date for applications (including CV, App form and letter)

3/4/5 June - Interviews

ASAP Contract start date (following receipt of enhanced DBS and suitable references)

Supporting Hackney’s voluntary, community and enterprise sector. Helping you create a fairer Hackney.

Source By: Hackney CVS

As the umbrella body for the local sector, we recently developed a range of initiatives and offers to support you in your work. These were developed in response to what you told us in the annual user survey. Please see below for more information.

Our offer to smaller organisations in the sector

From our surveys, we know that organisations with a turnover under £100k struggle to rent space for meetings and events. In response, we are pleased to offer our conference room and training room for hire at a 50% discount to organisations with a turnover of under £100k. (Excludes weekends and evenings). To take advantage of this offer please contact our Operations Coordinator, Nathan De Souza: t: 020 7923 1962.


You told us that you value networking with other organisations. In response we would like to offer 4 free networking days over the next 12 months across the sector to any organisations that want to host a themed event to get like-minded organisations together to work on a Hackney specific project. As part of the offer, we would help you to coordinate the networking day and to publicise it. If you would like to organise a networking event please email or phone our Director of Communities and Partnerships for an initial discussion, Jackie Brett: / 020 7923 1962.

Costing a project – free one to ones with our Finance Director

Many of you identified a need for support on how to cost projects. In response we are delighted to offer quarterly one to one meetings with our Finance Director. Meetings will last one hour and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. The first advice day will take place on Thursday 13 June. Please contact Mark Boisson if you would like to book a space:

Free computers

We have a number of second hand PCs which we are happy to give away to Hackney charities and community groups. For more information contact Paul Conway:

Hackney Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) 2019-2022 Strategy launch

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Date: Friday 14 June 2019

Time: 10am - 12pm

Venue: Hackney Town Hall, North Atria

There will be Tea, Coffee, Juice and a selection of pastries available


Come and hear from Councillors and professionals working in the Violence Against Women and Girls sector as Hackney launches the updated three year Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy. The Launch will provide an overview of what we know in Hackney, the progress made to date under the existing strategy, and the key strategic priorities over the coming three years.


We would like to welcome those who have contributed to the development of the strategy, and who work tirelessly to support the work of ending Violence Against Women and Girls in Hackney. Please extend this invitation to your colleagues.



If you and colleagues would like to attend, please RSVP at Friday 7 June.  

Compassionate Neighbours Project Coordinator- Closing Date 28th May 2019

Source By: St Josephs Hospice

Salary: Band 5 £26,290.80 – 34,154.40 per annum inclusive

Contract Type: Fixed term until 30 September 2021

Hours of work: 37.5 per week

We are seeking a candidate for this Compassionate Neighbour coordinator role with community development experience, who also has an interest in End of Life Care. You will be enthusiastic, and driven with a creative and innovative flare, able to work with a variety of different people in the local community. Previous experience of delivering community led programmes in London would be an ideal fit for this role. It is essential that you have experience of delivering training and group sessions for people in the local community. Your personal drivers will be people motivated, putting others first and helping them to achieve their goals.

You will need:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of coordinating community development projects and working with volunteers.
  • Experience of facilitating groups and delivering training.
  • Experience of being part of monitoring and evaluation of projects.
  • The ability to work with lots of different types of people.

Continuation of NHS Pension Scheme is available. We offer 27 days holiday and 8 public holidays and excellent pension scheme.

For further information, please contact Patrick Dollard, Project Manager,, 0208 525 6058.

Applicants are subject to enhanced DBS (previously CRB).

If you would like further information and to apply online for this post click here or go to and quote Job Reference: J253-A-19-1292.

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