Youth Development Manager

Full Circle @ Docklands Ltd
£28,000pa (Pro rata 4 days,)
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Contract Details: 
This is a 12 month fixed term contract
Details of Role: 

Full Circle @ Docklands Ltd is a charity that has been operating out of St Pauls since 1980 and was founded in response to the racial profiling and civil unrest in the area. It has been continually serving the area for over 40 years and is built on a foundation of longstanding trusted relationships.  

The Youth Development Manager is a strategic role that is responsible for the overall delivery of Full Circle’s Youth Services. The youth development manager will manage the overall programme of youth activities, having a clear eye into the future, whilst also supporting the team to deliver the day-to-day activity. Full Circle delivers 20hrs of weekly open access youth clubs, 10 weeks of annually of holiday activities and other targeted pojects. As necessary, a lot of this work is now taking place online, remotely and in small face-to-face groups and the candidate will need to be confident and adaptable to utilising digital platforms and keeping ahead of current policy. 

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the post holder is solely responsible for the staffing, coordination and delivery of all youth sessions and projects and school holiday activities in consultation with the centre manager and the business development manager. 

If you have any queries regarding this role, please get in contact with Jon at

The candidate will encourage and support the personal development of young people and youth staff. They will create a safe space in which they can feel welcomed, have fun and participate in informal learning and play. This will be achieved through the development and delivery of programmes of activities that empower young people to achieve their aspirations. We aim to help young people be aware of their rights and responsibilities to the wider community and enable them to take greater control of their lives.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, 11 October, 2020 - 23:45
How to Apply: 

Please complete the application form and return to by the end of Sunday 11th October 2020. 

This is likely to be a zoom interview, so if shortlisted you will need to have access to a computer, camera and microphone and download the zoom program and make sure you are familiar with it. This is TBC and there is still a chance of a socially distanced panel interview. 

The interviews will take place on Tuesday 20th October

Interview Panel:
Trustee/Lead Youth Worker - Jacqui Pitter
Business Development Manager - Jon Newey
Director of Cognitive Paths / Head of Full Circle's Sports Delivery - Sibusiso Tshabalala

We have included a student demogrphic study on our youth services and an area context study undertaken in 2019 and 2020 to give you some further information. If you're interested in reading Docklands Youth and Community Centre business plan, please get in contact with  

Contact Person: 
Indiya McLeary
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
Docklands Youth and Community Centre Brigstocke Road Bristol BS2 8UH