Y Sort-It
Y Sort-It

Charity registered in Scotland SC038548

Y sort it provides a range of support services for young people throughout West Dunbartonshire. We are a registered charity, run by an elected Board of Directors who are young people aged between 16 and 25.

Current vacancies

Youth Worker

  • Part time
  • £18,525 – £19,865 pro-rata
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 1st October 2021

Y Sort It provides a range of youth activities, groups and support services for children and young people throughout West Dunbartonshire.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Youth Workers who are passionate about developing and delivering quality, engaging & fun youth work activities for children & young people across West Dunbartonshire

Your main role will be to work within the Youth Work & Outreach Team to develop and deliver an exciting and engaging youth work programme including our established youth groups and youth work provision, which help achieve Y Sort It’s core values of support, connect and inspire. You will work closely with children & young people, their families and any relevant partners, to ensure they are informed and supported to participate in any programmes, and any other community based activities.

The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work will involve working, evenings, school holidays and weekends. The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change to respond to the demands of the work of the Youth Work Team including overnight stays.

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Young Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,680 – £22,235
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 1st October 2021

Y sort it Young Carer Service supports young carers aged between 10-25yrs across West Dunbartonshire. The role of the Youth Support Worker will be to support young carers and young adult carers (16-25 years) in making informed choices around issues that are important to them, through one to one support, group work sessions & respite.

You will be offering 1-2-1 support, developing support plans, providing support to help young carers / young adult carers within their caring role.

Young carers are supported through a range of measures to alleviate the caring role and your role will be to work closely with schools, partner agencies and family members to ensure they are able to be a young person first and foremost.

The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work will involve working, evenings, school holidays and weekends. The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change to respond to the demands of the work of the Young Carers Service including overnight stays for respite.

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This vacancy has now closed

Young Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,543
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

Y sort it Young Carer Service supports young carers aged between 10-25yrs across West Dunbartonshire. The role of the Youth Support Worker will be to support young carers and young adult carers (16-25 years) in making informed choices around issues that are important to them, through one to one support, group work sessions & respite.

You will be offering 1-2-1 support, developing support plans, providing support to help young carers / young adult carers within their caring role.

Young carers are supported through a range of measures to alleviate the caring role and your role will be to work closely with schools, partner agencies and family members to ensure they are able to be a young person first and foremost.

The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work will involve working, evenings, school holidays and weekends. The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change to respond to the demands of the work of the Young Carers Service including overnight stays for respite.

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This vacancy has now closed

Youth Connections Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,225
  • Y sort it Main Office and Throughout West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 11th July 2021

We are looking for a highly motivated, and enthusiastic Youth Connections Coordinator who is passion about developing and delivering quality, engaging & fun activities that are accessible to children & young people across West Dunbartonshire.

You will have the main role of providing and coordinating Y sort it’s Youth Connections provision to support disengaged learners in a programme of informal learning and youth work activities across West Dunbartonshire. This will include coordinating our youth clubs, groups and holiday programmes.

You will be responsible for the development & delivery of our exciting and engaging high quality activities that children & young people can experience and enjoy, whilst improving their health & wellbeing, encouraging outdoor learning opportunities, supporting children & young people, to make friendships, learn together and become more connected to their local community.

You will manage a small team of youth workers to work closely with children & young people, their families and any relevant partners, to ensure young people are informed and supported to participate in any programmes, and any other community based activities.

The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work will involve working evenings, school holidays and weekends. The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change to respond to the demands of the work of the Youth Connections programme including overnight stays for residential & trips.

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This vacancy has now closed

intandem Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,360
  • Based at Y sort it Youth Centre covering West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

Intandem, Scotland’s mentoring programme for young people brings together vulnerable young people with a mentor to build a consistent and trusting relationship, and improve their chances in life. The Scottish Government has appointed Inspiring Scotland to lead the development of the intandem programme.

Initially the programme will focus on providing mentoring for children and young people aged 8 – 14 years who are looked after at home. Intandem recognises a young person’s need to have at least one long term relationship with a positive adult role-model. The disruption looked after children face can make this difficult to achieve within a family setting.

Y Sort It is a Company Limited by guarantee, run by an elected board of directors who are young people aged between 16 and 25. Y Sort It provides a range of youth activities, groups and support services for young people throughout West Dunbartonshire on both a centre-based and outreach basis. We ensure young people are able to make informed choices relevant to their lives, and have support in doing so.

Mentors play a vital role in helping young people become independent, develop goals and find ways to achieve them. As intandem volunteer coordinator you will be responsible for recruitment, support and the motivation of volunteer mentors and overall service coordination. You’ll play a key role in changing young people’s lives for the better.

The focus in every mentoring relationship will be on developing the child, recognising and building their strengths, and providing support and encouragement to deal with difficult and challenging situations in their lives.

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This vacancy has now closed

Care Connections Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,360
  • Y sort it Youth Centre and Throughout West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

Your role as the Care Connections Coordinator will focus on developing a programme of support for young people who are looked after at home and their families. Care Connections will offer those young people an opportunity to access a programme of support and activities appropriate to their needs contributing to closing the poverty-related attainment gap.

The programme will focus on providing support for children and young people aged 8 – 14 years old who are looked after at home, supporting them through the transitional stages, and the challenges that they may face within school and the community.

As the Care Connections Coordinator you will play a vital role in helping children and young people develop goals and find ways to achieve them. You will be responsible for overall service coordination and development including working in partnership and liaising with key organisations.

The focus of Care Connections is supporting each child or young person, to recognise and build their strengths, and providing support and encouragement to deal with difficult and challenging situations in their lives. You will play a key role in changing children & young people’s lives for the better.

The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work will involve working, evenings, school holidays and weekends. The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change to respond to the demands of the work of the Care Connections Programme.

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