Youth Development Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,052
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th August 2022

  • Advertised from 10th August 2022


Canongate Youth works alongside children and young people and aims to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

  • Have increased confidence and to be themselves
  • Have improved health and wellbeing
  • Be more capable of developing positive relationships
  • Participate more in their communities
  • Feel more included

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people and providing quality youth work and employability services we are seeking to recruit for the following post:

Youth Development Worker (Employability)

£25,052 pro rata, 28 hours per week fixed term for 1 year

This post will lead on the delivery of the NOLB Activity Agreement Programme. Canongate Youth is the city centre hub for this programne and takes referrals from across the city. The postholder will work directly with young people to agree a bespoke package of activity to encourage and support them in taking their next step towards a positive destination. We are looking for someone with experience in employability support and training and a person-centred approach to supporting young people aged 16-24 years.

As an organisation we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • 25 days holidays per year pro rata plus 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible & Hybrid working practice

Application notes

The closing date is Friday 26th August at 12 noon.

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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