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Youth Development Worker (Employability & Wellbeing)

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

  • Advertised from 13th September 2021
  • This post is for 28 hours per week fixed term until 29th July 2022 to cover maternity leave


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.

Application notes

The closing date for this post is 24th September 2021 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held week commencing 27th September

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

For further information about CY and for an application pack please visit our website or call us on 0131 556 9389.

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