Job Role:   Holiday Club Workers

Hours of work: Fix – Term – August 2021 –  10 – 40 hours per week

Accountable to:  Junior/ Youth Work Team Leader 

Accountable for: Blackburn Youth Zone Holiday Club programme

Do You have a passion for young people? 

Want to make a positive impact during this summer? 

Are you interested in being a part of a team? 

If so, we have an amazing opportunity! We are looking for a number of Play, Youth, Activity and Sports workers to deliver an exceptional Summer programme which will set out to engage over 1,000 young people weekly! 

You will have a valuable input in the planning and delivery of our summer programme which is targeted at young people 8 to 12 years old and offers our members enriching activities across a number of areas, which may include:

  • Playworker 
  • Sports
  • Activity workers
  • Art
  • Performing arts 
  • Youth Work

With a supporting team who are completely dedicated to young people, you will be expected to think creatively, ensure our service is relevant, fun, inclusive, safe, educational and that the wishes, needs and interests of our members are exceeded.  Successful candidates for this role will be enthusiastic, committed and innovative in their approach to delivering sessions and supporting young people, to ensure that every child/young person has the best experience. We have vacancies across a number of centres based at…

  • Blackburn Central 
  • Darwen 
  • Shadworth
  • Mill Hill 

Application Process

Please complete BYZ application form and email across to, together with a concise one page covering letter setting out your reasons for applying for this position. 

Job Role: Junior Club Team Lead

Accountable to: Universal Team Manager

Location: Blackburn Youth Zone

Status: 37.5 hours per week over 5 working days.

Salary: Up to £28,500 (Dependent on experience, training and qualification)

Main Purpose:

To develop and manage the delivery of all play work activities for children and young people aged 5-12 years. You manage for Blackburn Youth Zones Minis Club , Junior Club, provisions and Holiday Club provisions. You will also be responsible for key services such as sports, performing arts, digital and arts.

You will hold line management responsibility and support a team of part-time staff and volunteers to deliver a well-rounded play provision which is diverse, developmental and works in line with KPIs associated with attendance and outcomes for young people. The role will require you to have previous experience with working with young people and strong evidence of excellent safeguarding knowledge and practice. You will be responsible in ensuring the organisation’s strategic pillars are achieved through excellent play and young people’s provision.

Deadline – 30.06.21

Job Role: Employability EHWB Keyworker

Accountable to: Employability Service Manager

Location: Blackburn Youth Zone

Status: 18.75 hours per week over 2.5 working days.

Salary: Up to £22,500 – £24,300 Pro rata

Our Employability division is expanding due to the procurement of a number of new contracts, funding streams and ESF funding. We therefore are looking to grow our frontline direct delivery team. You will take responsibility for the delivery of the Youth Zone’s Employability offer ensuring all vulnerable young people have access to exciting opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge to improve their prospect, scope for employability and supporting young people into sustained employment opportunities..  The post also involves the delivery of a targeted programme to support young people (16 to 25)  not currently in education, employment or training into positive destinations.


JOB ROLE -Senior Administrator

Blackburn Youth Zone is seeking a highly motivated Senior Administrator to support the administration department and the wider team, ensuring that the administration and data functions are run efficiently to support the day to day running of the youth zone.

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Post Title:

Senior Administrator


Business Administration Team

Responsible to:

Head of Business Management


Part-Time/ flexible – Across 5 days – 16-22.5 hours per week Temporary for 9-12 months with review to permanent


£9 – 10.50 per hour

To apply for this role, please forward your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the requirements of the role to:

If you require any further information about the role, please contact HR: 01254 292000


We are Blackburn Youth Zone, a state of the art youth club facility located at the heart of Blackburn. Blackburn Youth Zone is a 21st century youth hub for young people aged 5 to 25 years old, aiming to irrevocably change the prospects offered to young people in the area.

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