Charity registered in Scotland SC039112
We are seeking a part time Youth Work Apprentice who is passionate about developing a career in supporting young people to achieve success and experience new opportunities.
We are looking for an individual between the ages of 16 – 23 who is not currently in Higher or Further education to take on an exciting apprenticeship in the field of youth work. As part of the apprenticeship, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their practical leadership skills alongside their communication skills as they gain experience of working in a vibrant and exciting youth work project. They will also be expected to take part in a tailored course of learning outside of work to develop their qualifications for a future role in youth work.
Applicants should have significant interest and passion in a future career in supporting young people. Although no specific experience is necessary those who have previously supported young people in any setting will highlight this in their application.
A requirement of the role is that the post holder will work towards completion of a tailored youth work apprenticeship by completing 160 hours of external learning per annum. On completion of the apprenticeship, the successful applicant will be offered the chance to move into a programme leader post with the organisation in year three.
The successful applicant will be required to be(come) a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.