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Youth Worker Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

Vacancy Details: Youth Worker Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people? Do you have experience working with disengaged children in educational settings? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

About the Role:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Youth Worker to join a school in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support to KS1-KS2 students through small group work, with a focus on re-engaging disengaged children back into a mainstream setting. This role requires expertise in handling students with trauma, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) such as ASD and ADHD, who may exhibit challenging behaviours.

Key Responsibilities:

– Facilitate small group sessions aimed at re-engaging disengaged children.
– Provide individualised support to students with SEND, including those with ASD and ADHD.
– Implement strategies to manage and de-escalate challenging behaviours.
– Collaborate with teachers, SENCOs, and other professionals to support student progress and development.
– Foster a safe and supportive learning environment conducive to students’ well-being and growth.


– Relevant experience working with children and young people, particularly those with SEND and challenging behaviours.
– Strong understanding of trauma-informed practice and strategies.
– Ability to engage and build rapport with disengaged students.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
– Relevant qualifications in youth work, education, or a related field (desirable).


Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk – A historic market town with a rich cultural heritage and excellent amenities, located in the heart of East Anglia.

Why Join Us?

– Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people.
– Supportive school environment with dedicated staff and resources.
– Competitive salary
– Long-term career prospects and professional development opportunities.

🏫 About the School:

Situated in the picturesque town of Stowmarket, Suffolk, our client school is renowned for its commitment to excellence in education and fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated team of educators, the school provides a supportive platform for both students and staff to thrive.

Who are 4myschools?

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business who have been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009.

We are a forward thinking, supportive team of industry experts

We believe in working with our candidates. You have complete autonomy of when and where you want to work and how you wish to be paid with PAYE as an option

We also use a fantastic app called ‘updatedge’ which allows you to update your own availability; receive and apply to job offers instantly; and connect direct to hiring managers – all from your smart phone or desktop.

We give back! Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education. You can find out more about our giving back on our website http://www.4myschools.org

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard.

We received a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year.

The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements. We have robust background screening and safeguarding to DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards.

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