VACANCY: The Grove @ Bedminster Down Sessional Youth Worker

Our partner Community Youth Club, The Grove @ Bedminster Down, are seeking to recruit a Part time Sessional Youth Worker to support their programme in South Bristol. 

About The Grove @ Bedminster Down

The Grove @ Bedminster Down continues to provide an essential service to the local community of Bedminster Down in South Bristol. The community venue provides a safe supportive space where young people aged 8 – 19 can talk with trained youth workers, and take part in positive activities which support their physical and emotional wellbeling. The Youth Club also aims to engage with those most vulnerable young people that may be at risk of crime or anti-social behaviour. 

About the Sessional Youth Worker role 

The Grove @ Bedminster Down are currently seeking to recruit a Sessional Youth Worker to assist with all Club activities including researching, planning, promoting and organising Club programmes. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to develop their skills and experience of working with children and young people in a Youth Work setting.

The Grove @ Bedminster Down are seeking an enthusiastic individual who can engage and motivate young people, who can work well in a team, and can adapt to meet the needs of young people.

NOTE: EACH session is normally three hours in duration, which includes a period of compulsory pre and post written review. The 2 youth work session(s) will be worked from a Community Youth Club setting. Additional shifts available and daytime hours during the school holidays.

The Grove @ Bedminster Down is located at 27A Cheddar Grove, Bedminster Down, BS13 7EN.

Rate of pay per session: £24.63 – £34.50 per session (in-line with role, experience and qualifications)

Qualifications and experience

Applicants should ideally already hold either a national qualification in Youth Work or be prepared to study towards achieving an NVQ in Youth Work through part-time study. However, experience and a passion for working with young people are as important in the first-instance. The post will be subject to satisfactory references, and the completion of an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

How to apply:

  1. Download the Youth Worker Job Specification
  2. Download the Young Bristol Application Form
  3. Email your application form to Will Payne, Community Youth Clubs Lead at We will confirm receipt of your application within 2 working days.

If you would like any further information about the roles then please contact Will Payne, Community Youth Clubs Lead at

Applications for the roles will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply for this role as soon as possible. 

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