Youth Engagement Worker

Title: Youth Engagement Worker

Hours: Full or Part time available

Salary: PS02 £23,749.72 Pro rata

Reporting: Project Manager (UKSPF)

Contract: Fixed Term until  31st March 2025

Closing Date: Tuesday 18th June at 1pm

Who we are

Positive Steps is a unique organisation and have been changing the lives of people in Greater Manchester since 1977. Our current offer involves supporting those in Education, Criminal justice, Family and Community and Safeguarding settings. We are at an exciting point in our development with a focus on growing our impact while reaching excellence in all our work. 

I wouldn’t know where I would be without positive steps, they have massively changed my life.

Young Person

Without Positive Steps she would not have been given the chance.


A fantastic place, fantastic people, friendly & hard working.

Adult service user 

The Role

Do you enjoy working with young people, and making a difference?

We are looking for a confident person to join our team as a Youth Engagement worker. You seek out, and provide support for young people aged 15 plus, providing them with confidence and skills to be successful in the next phase of their lives.

Support will include 1:1 and group work activities in community settings across Oldham and Rochdale. The Youth Engagement worker will work closely with Career Advisers and other Youth Engagement Workers to develop creative methods to engage and work with young people to help them to achieve positive outcomes. Vital to the job role, is the ability to relate to and communicate with our young people effectively, many of whom will be experiencing significant barriers. The role also includes working to targets and establishing good relationships with schools, colleges, learning providers, employers and key partners.

You would be expected to travel throughout Oldham and Rochdale and the role may include some home working.

If you are interested, please visit to read the full job profile and submit your application. For further information please contact Donna Graham via email to

Positive Steps is an equal opportunities organisation and applications are welcome from all sections of the community.  

Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role. If appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you. This role is subject to a Standard DBS check.