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Physical Activities Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,459 – £23,260 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th September 2021

  • Advertised from 26th August 2021
  • 10hrs per week


Prospective candidates must have basic accreditation to deliver outdoor activities –although training may be provided to suitable candidate, external agencies will be used for advanced activities.

As a result of the pandemic Granton Youth took its services outside to enable us to work with larger groups and has proven to be a success with young people in improving their skills, mental health and wellbeing. As a result GY is looking for a youth worker with experience of delivering physical activities programmes for young people aged 11+ The successful candidate will develop and implement a programme to work with young people including; mainstream physical activities such as football, swimming and atypical activities in conjunction with young people and networking with activity providers.

The post holder will deliver appropriate programmes to support and motivate young people to participate in the provision - including planning, development, decision-making processes and evaluation.

You will be responsible for line-managing sessional workers and project monitoring and evaluation.

Funding for a 3 year contract, which may be extended.

Application notes

To apply,please email your CV to

Closing date for applications 30th September 2021

This post is supported by the Young Start, CashBack and Community Mental Health Fund