Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,914 – £28,384
  • 3A King Street, Wishaw (with travel around Lanarkshire)
  • Closing 26th June 2023

  • Advertised from 19th May 2023
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, including some evening and weekend work


LANDED Peer Education Service is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with excellent communication skills to join our existing team. The post holder will be responsible for delivering and developing a range of awareness-raising inputs that aim to increase knowledge and understanding of risk-taking behaviours, including drug, alcohol, tobacco, vaping and sexual health issues among young people and staff who work directly with young people.

Organisational Profile

LANDED is a Lanarkshire-based charity that raises awareness of youth health issues to encourage young people to take responsibility for their own health and well-being. There are four distinct strands to our work: Supporting young people to become efficient peer educators, raising awareness of health issues among young people attending groups in the community, increasing the knowledge, understanding and capacity of staff members through staff training delivery, and resource development – developing resources to support workshop and training delivery.

Application notes

Please download the application pack below or to apply for this position, and for more information on what the role involves.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Applicants are encouraged to visit our website: for more information on our organisation, and the work we do.

You are welcome to arrange an informal meeting or a call with us to discuss the role and meet the team before applying.

Please contact to arrange a meeting, or to discuss anything about the role.

Completed applications should be sent to by Midnight on Monday the 26th of June 2023.


  • The successful candidate must hold a qualification in a related field, for example, BA Community Development and relevant experience working with young people in a community setting
  • PDA Youth Work, HNC Working With Communities or a similar discipline, will be considered with 5+ years of relevant experience working with young people in a community setting

The successful candidate must hold a full clean driving licence and have full access to a car as there is a requirement to be fully mobile throughout Lanarkshire with the ability to transport volunteers and equipment as required

A PVG check will be conducted on any successful candidate before employment commence

Application Timeline

The closing date for applications is Midnight on Monday the 26th of June 2023.

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday the 27th of June, and successful applicants will be invited to interview.

Interviews are anticipated to be on Thursday the 6th & Friday the 7th of July 2023.