Canongate Youth Project
Canongate Youth Project

Charity registered in Scotland SC000600

Canongate Youth has been delivering services in Edinburgh since 1977.


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Employability Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,526 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th June 2021

Canongate Youth provides a range of services, opportunities and support to children and young people aged 5-25 in Southside, South and Central Edinburgh. Our values, co-produced with children and young people, are to be child and young person led, empowering, nurturing, fun and trustworthy and these values underpin all our work.

As part of our ongoing commitment to empowering children and young people and providing quality youth work and employability services we are seeking to recruit for the following post;

1 x Employability Support Worker

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and fun person to provide employability support to a caseload of young people aged 16 – 24 years. The postholder will have strong interpersonal skills with experience of providing individual support and training, and crucially is able to develop positive relationships with young people. We are looking for someone to help us work towards our outcomes and uphold the values of the organisation.

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Youth Development Worker (Employability & Wellbeing)

  • Part time
  • £24,232 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Canongate Youth provides a range of services, opportunities and support to children and young people aged 5-25 in Southside, South and Central Edinburgh. As part of our ongoing commitment to empowering children and young people and providing quality youth work and employability services we are seeking to recruit for the following post.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and fun person to lead on and deliver a programme of individual support and groupwork to young people aged 14 -24 years. This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave. The postholder will have strong interpersonal skills and experience providing training, learning and person-centred support and is able to develop positive relationships with young people. We are looking for someone to help us work towards our outcomes and uphold the values of the organisation.

This post is part time at 28 hours, with some level of flexibility in the hours worked. It will be based at our premises at South Bridge Resource Centre, but will also include work in schools, outreach, and some homeworking where appropriate.

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Youth Development Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,052
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th August 2022

Canongate Youth works alongside children and young people and aims to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

  • Have increased confidence and to be themselves
  • Have improved health and wellbeing
  • Be more capable of developing positive relationships
  • Participate more in their communities
  • Feel more included

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people and providing quality youth work and employability services we are seeking to recruit for the following post:

Youth Development Worker (Employability)

£25,052 pro rata, 28 hours per week fixed term for 1 year

This post will lead on the delivery of the NOLB Activity Agreement Programme. Canongate Youth is the city centre hub for this programne and takes referrals from across the city. The postholder will work directly with young people to agree a bespoke package of activity to encourage and support them in taking their next step towards a positive destination. We are looking for someone with experience in employability support and training and a person-centred approach to supporting young people aged 16-24 years.

As an organisation we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • 25 days holidays per year pro rata plus 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible & Hybrid working practice
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