Sessional Play & Youth Worker, Manchester

Club or setting:Manchester Young Lives
Location:Wythenshawe, Moss Side, Ardwick and Higher Blackley
Hours:Flexible - bank staff
Job title:Sessional Play & Youth Worker
Salary:£9.00 - £10.00 per hour
Closing date:9 November 2021


Manchester Young Lives are looking to appoint Sessional Play & Youth Workers to work as bank staff to be used on a flexible basis, in line with the demands of our play and youth provision. The post holders will work as part of a mobile team of staff working across a range of provision in Wythenshawe, Moss Side, Ardwick and Higher Blackley providing both open access and targeted play and youth work activities for children and young people aged 5-19 years.

Our sessions allow local children the opportunity to develop learning and connect with their communities, all within the safe and supportive environment of our adventure playgrounds. The successful candidate will have enthusiasm and passion for working with children and young people. A commitment to making a difference to local communities is key to the success of this post. Sessions are 2.5 hours long and run between 3.45pm and 8.45pm.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. Application forms must be returned either via email to or by post to Manchester Young Lives, The Addy Young People’s Centre, Woodhouse Lane, Wythenshawe, M22 9TF.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Further information including a job description and application form for the post can be found on our website:

The closing date for completed application forms is 9am on Tuesday 9th November 2021.

Date posted: 20 October 2021