As a new charity in Warrington, we will be recruiting a fantastic team passionate about making a real difference to the lives of thousands of young people. If you have the energy, drive and enthusiasm to be part of this exciting work coupled with the skills that our roles require, we would love to work with you.

Unfortunately, we don’t yet have positions available but we will soon have a wide array of part and full time positions available.

Warrington Youth Zone is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks. Pre-employment checks will be required for all roles.

Youth Work Manager

Job Title: Youth Work Manager

Hours: Permanent: full-time, 40 hours per week

Salary: 30,000 to 35,000 (dependent upon experience)

Location: Warrington

We have an exciting opportunity for a Youth Work Manager to provide leadership and management to a team of Youth Workers while also taking operational responsibility for the 7 day a week universal youth work offer.

The strength of the charity comes from the diversity of the people within the vibrant network. We are proud that the teams reflect the communities served, and value people working together from a range of different backgrounds locally and nationally, and with different experiences, all with a shared passion for boosting the aspirations of young people across the country. Diversity brings innovation, fresh ideas and creativity, and we actively strive to create a culture that is truly inclusive and fair for all and where everyone in the team can be themselves and thrive.

About you:

As Youth Work Manager, you will hold overall responsibility for developing and delivering a new vibrant, open-access Youth Zone for the young people of Warrington, working with up to 250 young people per session.  You will lead on the creation of this new offer and the recruitment and development of the delivery team.

You will be accountable for the effective development and delivery of all core provision including junior, senior and holiday clubs.

You will need to have high standards, creativity and ambition for young people, as well as a can-do attitude and willingness to get hands on and involved in the delivery.

There will be a requirement to work outside the normal 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, working week, including frequent evenings and weekends.

If you have proven experience, desire and drive to make a positive difference, together with a track record in Youth Work please send your completed application form to  CVs will not be accepted.


9am, Friday 9th July 2021

Thursday 15th July 2021- Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a video.


  1. Thursday 22ndJuly 2021- Evening start (includes tour of Youth Zone and values-based interview with young people panel)
  2. Monday 26th July 2021- Panel interview & assessment

OnSide Youth Zones are committed to the safeguarding of young people. In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an Enhanced DBS check.

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About WYZ

Warrington Youth Zone believes in ‘Inspiring young people to achieve’. We exist to support young people’s development, offering opportunities to gain, increase and develop skills, knowledge, self awareness and confidence, and enabling them to make positive and healthy life choices through our wide range of programmes aimed at different age groups.