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Young Person’s Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,500 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 20th September 2019

  • Advertised from 12th September 2019
  • This post is fixed term for one year. 21 hours/week.


We are seeking a support worker with experience of providing 1-1 support to young people (aged 13-25) affected by sexual violence. The post will initially be 21 hours to March 2020 with a view to extend to 35 hours, subject to funding.

The candidate will have knowledge and experience of a person-centred approach that encourages empowerment and self-help, which enables young people to recognise their own potential and take control of their lives.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate experience of working with people affected by trauma and have a sound understanding of how equality issues impact on young people.

Candidates will possess competent I.T skills, the ability to effectively manage their own workload, process and maintain written records and be an enthusiastic team-player in relation to general Centre activities.

Full driving license and own car would be an advantage.

Application notes

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 20th September 2019

Please download an application pack below. Please email applications to

Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. The selection process will include seeking enhanced disclosure information.

Funded by Rape Crisis Scotland, The Scottish Government and The Robertson Trust.