Participation Lead (0.5 FTE)

Participation Lead (0.5 FTE)

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  • Sheffield
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • £27,741
  • 18.5 hours per week
  • Places left:1

SheffFutures Sheffield Futures

Hours: 18.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE)
(to include evening work)
Salary: £27,741 per annum pro rata

Sheffield Futures is a dynamic and vibrant independent charity, which supports young people and adults to achieve their full potential in learning, employment and life to achieve a better future. The majority of our work is with young people aged 14 – 25 who we support and equip for a positive transition into adulthood.

The Role

Sheffield Futures is currently recruiting for the role of Participation Lead to lead the development and delivery of involvement work with young people up to the age of 25. As Participation Lead you will be responsible for the recruitment, programme planning and safeguarding of young people. You will also have the responsibility of providing day-to-day support for youth work staff as well as taking the lead to develop and support Young Advisors. The Participation Lead will support and promote partnership working with other statutory, voluntary and community organisations that promotes the development of partnership mechanisms for young people.

As Participation Lead at Sheffield Futures you will have the opportunity to motivate, inspire and support hard to reach young people to improve their aspirations, health and well-being through a programme of activity as well help reduce barriers to participation and develop needs led activity plans for young people.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will hold a Level 3 Youth Work qualification and will have completed or be willing to complete First Aid training if not already held. You will have substantial experience of participation and involvement work along with an understanding of national, regional and local participation structures and National Agenda. The ideal candidate will also have experience of managing, supervising and coordinating a team of staff and/or volunteers including timetabling activities and the ability to build and sustain positive relationships with all stakeholders.

A copy of the Job Description can be found here.

Closing date: Monday 28th September 2020, 9am

Interview date: Friday 2nd October 2020


To apply for this position online please visit to download and submit an application form. Please note applications must be made on the Sheffield Futures application form and be received by the above deadline to be considered.


Sheffield Futures is committed to: promoting diversity in the workplace and to equality of opportunities; safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults.
Charity Registration Number 1044940


Please download and fill in the Application form, along with the Equal Opportunities form and send to us via the form that follows:


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How you can help

Our charity is dedicated to helping Sheffield's young people to reach their full potential and achieve the best out of life, whatever their starting point. To help us to do more to support young people and communities we need your help. Just remember, every penny you donate will make a difference.