Local Jobs

London Borough of Merton:  Youth Services Manager


Salary:  £52,800 - £53,868
Hours:   Full time, permanent

Closing Date 9 December 2021

Seeking an experienced manager who is community focused to lead the youth offer, from April 2022. The Youth Service Manager will run open access centres; detached contextual safeguarding team, targeted work with young people with disabilities; an adventure playground and Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme.

How to Apply:
For more details and information on how to apply please click here


Croydon Council:  Corporate Director of Children, Young People, & Education


Salary:  £141,965 - £150,547
Hours:  Full time

Closing Date 10 December 2021

This role will challenge you and fulfil you like never before. As Corporate Director of Children, Young People & Education, you’ll help to protect and inspire their youngest residents by commissioning high quality children’s social care and education services covering everything from child protection and care leavers through to special educational needs and school improvement. You’ll work collaboratively as part of the new corporate team of directors and with the Chief Executive to deliver the Croydon Renewal Improvement Plan, priorities and ways of working, and a financially sustainable budget by March 2024. 

How to Apply:
For more details and how to apply please click here.



African Youth Development Association:  Admin Assistant


Salary:  £5,616
Hours:  12 hours per week funded for two years

Closing Date 17 December 2021

Looking for someone who has the experience to provide overall admin support.

Download a Job Description

How to Apply:
For more information please contact Lucy Njomo at admin@aydacentre.org or tel no 020 8688 6000.

Jar Site Solutions:  Security Officer


Salary:  £11.38 per hour
Hours:   30-34 hours per week

Closing Date 24 December 2021

Jar Site Solutions are looking for a security officers to work in and around London 

How to Apply:
For more information please click here



London Square:  Trainee Groundworker


Salary:  £10.85 per hour
Hours:   40+ hours per week

Closing Date 23 December 2021

Carey London are offering a great opportunity for a local resident to train to become a qualified Groundworker

How to Apply:
For more  information please click here

Croydon Voluntary Action are recruiting 2 x Community Builder Posts


Job Title:  Community Builder 

Salary:     £27,812 incl olw pro rata
Hours:      3 days a week until March 2022

Closing Date 6 December 2021, @5pm

Do you have a  ‘can do’ attitude?  Are you self motivated with at least four years experience of community involvement/participation?

If so then this role could be for you......we are looking for someone to identify and work with 'Community Connectors' to nurture community led activity.

Download a Job Description

Download a Person Specification

How to Apply:
Please download an application form by clicking on the link below, complete, and email to sara.milocco@cvalive.org.uk

CVA  Application Form

Interview Date:
To be confirmed


Job Title:  Community Builder Best Start

Salary:      £27,812 incl olw pro rata
Hours:       2.5 days per week until January 2024

Closing Date 6 December 2021, @5pm

Again, we are looking for someone with a 'can do' attitude who has excellent communication skills.  

This role involves having hundreds of conversations (outreach) with local people on the street as well as at community and network events, public spaces across Croydon. Please note that this role covers the whole borough of Croydon, which, for Early Years purposes, is divided into 3 Planning Areas.

Download a JD & PS

How to Apply:

Please download an application form by clicking on the link below, complete, and email to sara.milocco@cvalive.org.uk

CVA Application Form

Interview Date:
To be confirmed




Crystal Palace Community Trust:  Assistant Youth Worker (Internship)

Salary:   £20,111
Hours:    35 hours per week for 12months

Closing Date 13 December 2021, @9am

This is a 12-month role beginning in January 2022. As part of this role, you will be part of the Jack Petchey Internship Programme with 25 other interns from different youth organisations in London and Essex. This development programme will involve attending a launch conference, a 6-month update workshop, six professional development workshops throughout the year and a celebration event at the end of the programme. You will receive an extra training bursary of £1,000 for approved training. You will also be matched with a mentor from another organisation to support you in your professional development. The Jack Petchey Internship programme training, and events will take place in person (subject to any Covid restrictions) in London, and you will be expected to take full part in this programme alongside your role at Crystal Palace Community Trust.

This role will involve working in a variety of settings, including building-based youth work sessions, detached and outreach work and is an exciting opportunity to develop your youth work skills, and provide activities for children and young people, many of whom might not otherwise have access to youth services.

You will be working with a full time youth practitioner/manager and a team of part time youth work staff.

Download a JD and PS here

How to Apply:
Download an application form and other supporting documentation by clicking on the links below.

Application Form

Guidance Notes

Asylum & Immigration Act Check

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Interviews will be held during week beginning 20 December 2021.

Age UK Croydon:  Finance Director


Salary:  £45,000 depending on experience
Hours:   28 hours per week, permanent, hybrid working approach available

Closing Date 3 December 2021

An exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced finance professional to joinan organisation, whose focus is to look after the vulnerable and disadvantaged.
As the Finance Director you will be responsible for accurate and timely accounting and financial reporting. You will also contribute to the overall management and strategic development of the business working closely with the Chief Executive Officer as a member of our Senior Leadership Team.

Download a Recruitment Pack

How to Apply:
By application form available on their website


Interviews will take place on 13 December 2021