Youth Work Manager

Location: Hub (Egerton Street)
Team: Management Youth Work
Contract: Full Time Permanent
Pay: £33000 - £35000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Mahdlo Youth Zone is a state-of-the-art multi-million Pound location providing young people aged 8 to 19, and up to 25 for those with additional needs, engaging and exciting opportunities to try something new, seven days a week.

We work with more than 2,000 young people every month, we’re open for them seven days a week. Across weekdays, bank holidays and school holidays, we’re providing countless opportunities for young people.

We’ve got incredible facilities including a 3G Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) pitch climbing wall, boxing gym, three court sports hall, sensory room, fully equipped gym including weightlifting equipment, recreation area and dance, arts, music and media suites and much more.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a highly motivated and pro-active person to the role of Youth Work Manager.

The ideal candidate will lead all aspects of Mahdlo’s youth work provision and manage the team of staff and volunteers who deliver it.

You will set and maintain high standards and ensure that the Youth Zone and its district provisions provide a supportive, safe, inclusive and positive environment that engages and retains young people from across the borough, and effects real change in their lives.

The post holder will have significant experience in youth work at a senior level and in a range of settings with different specialisms. You will have a proven track record of taking a lead in organisational safeguarding procedures and project management.

You will also ensure operational excellence and identify how the service can be further enhanced and developed.

Benefit package

This role offers:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank/public holidays)
  • Free onsite gym access
  • Life insurance
  • Birthday gift
  • Automatic enrolment to Medicash Health Care scheme on successful completion of probationary period.


Application forms are also available by emailing

You must be committed to working within the spirit of Mahdlo’s core values – Passion, Respect, Inclusion, Dependability and Excellence – which describe the way we work.

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 3rd June 2024

Mahdlo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; therefore an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required with this post. The successful applicants will be expected to join the DBS Update Service. Job offers are also subject to two satisfactory references.

Mahdlo is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from all candidates. We treat all applicants for employment and employees equally.

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