Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,380 – £24,214
  • 3A King Street, Wishaw (with travel around Lanarkshire)
  • Closing 31st January 2022

  • Advertised from 14th January 2022
  • 37 hours per week, including 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, cannabis, tobacco issues among young people and staff who work directly with young people.

Reports to: Senior Development Officer/Service Manager

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 from below or to apply for this position and for more information on what the role involves. CV’s will not be accepted.


  • The successful candidate must be educated to degree level and hold a minimum level of a BA Degree in Community Education, Social Work, Health, Education, or equivalent discipline
  • 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

The closing date for applications is Midnight on the 31st of January 2022.