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Project Worker (Young Peoples Drug and Alcohol Service)

  • Part time
  • £29,585 – £31,321 pro-rata
  • Dalkeith, Midlothian
  • Closing 15th July 2019

  • Advertised from 25th June 2019
  • 15 hours per week. Contract initially until 31st March 2020 (continuation dependent on funding)


Midlothian Young Peoples Advice Service (MYPAS) promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.

The post holder will be responsible for providing individual support, group programmes and educational inputs with young people aged 12 to 21.

There is no specific qualification required; however, the post holder will be expected to be educated to degree level. This should be in a relevant field such as Health, Community Education, Social Work or Education, but significant equivalent experience will also be considered.

The post holder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings.

This post will require regular evening and occasional weekend work.

Application notes

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Monday 15th July 2019.

Please note that we only contact successful candidates.

Interviews will take place on Thursday the 25th of July 2019.

For an application pack please download the documents below.

For informal enquiries please phone Paul Hunter on 0131 202 0587 (direct dial).

Midlothian Young Peoples Advice Service (MYPAS)

Promoting the health and wellbeing of young people in Midlothian

Company No: 201002, Scottish Charity No: SCO29543