Youth worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow (based in Knightswood Secondary)
  • Closing 21st October 2021

  • Advertised from 12th October 2021
  • 35 hours per week
  • Annual Leave: 25 days and 9 public


Working alongside the wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms, and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions, delivering a range of SCQF-rated qualifications to pupils.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs-led programmes. You will work alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills, and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Reporting to: Attainment & Skills Manager

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

All candidates should submit a CV and statement (1000-1500 words) detailing why you are suitable for the role and what experience you can bring to

Application deadline: 21/10/2021