Granton Youth
Granton Youth

Charity registered in Scotland SC031622

Granton Youth, established in 2002, provides opportunities for young people aged 11 – 27 years living within the North Edinburgh areas of Granton, Wardieburn, Royston, Muirhouse and Pilton to engage in youth work, informal education and programmes supporting their involvement in positive activities and learning opportunities. GYC is recognised through its service delivery of open youth work, outreach work, detached streetwork, Counselling, volunteering and schools-based programmes to support and engage our local young people, who actively participate in designing services and programmes we provide.

Current vacancies

Streetwork Team Leader

  • Part time
  • £22,022 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th February 2020

EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS: prospective candidates should be educated to a minimum HNC level in Working with Communities or related faculty or have a minimum of three years’ experience of youth work at a supervisory level.

Granton Youth is looking for a youth worker with a high level of experience of delivering detached youth work. This post will be a job share to manage a small team to deliver 3-4 sessions of detached youth work weekly in North Edinburgh. Engagements focus on harm reduction around alcohol, substance use and risk-taking behaviour.

You will be responsible for line-managing a small team and project monitoring and evaluation. 18+ hours per week (3 or 4 streetwork sessions plus development time). Funding for 1 year contract, which may be extended.

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Detached Youth Worker (sessional)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th February 2020

EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS: No qualifications are required although experience of detached youth would be an advantage.

PURPOSE OF JOB: This post will involve working in a small team to deliver 3-4 sessions of detached youth work weekly in North Edinburgh. Engagements focus on a harm reduction approach around risk-taking behaviour including; alcohol, substance use and sexual health. Engaging with young people in the street can be challenging and requires a confident and outgoing personality so a reasonable level of youth work experience would be preferred All training will be provided. Other centre-based youth work sessional hours may be available.

You will be responsible to the line manager.

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GoLone Youth Work (Part-time Lone Parents worker)

  • Part time
  • £16,380 – £18,200 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th February 2020

EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS: prospective candidates should have a minimum of one year’s experience of working in the voluntary sector, preferably with youth work experience.

PURPOSE OF JOB: This post is for a youth worker for Granton Youth’s GoLone Parents Programme. The post holder will support the team leader and to work with lone parents parents aged 15-26. A three x weekly programme will address identified issues from participants to support an improvement in their life, social, practical, emotional and family skills. The aim of this project is to address particular needs and support the parents so they are able to engage in their community and reduce isolation and improve their future opportunities. The post holder should be confident and able to connect with people at a variety of levels; 1-2-1 and group work.

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