Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £20,475
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th July 2022


  • Advertised from 21st June 2022
  • Contract: Permanent. Hours: 37.5 per week (Monday to Friday)

Role

A transitional education extra needs support programme for young people with learning difficulties, autism and complex communication needs

We help young adults with additional support needs to realise their potential by providing person centred education, life and social skills.

We are currently expanding our services across Edinburgh and East Lothian and we are looking for passionate people who want to make a difference to join our Project Worker Team. You will work alongside our Centre Manger, the Education Team and Senior Project Workers to provide support and development for our students, each of whom have their own special talents and support needs. You will be able to inspire the people you work with, make a difference in their life and enhance their skills to enable them to reach their fullest potential.

For us, it’s not so much about what you know, but your attitude and values that are most important. We will provide full training on what you need to know, but you must be able to live our values:

  • Tailored - We always put people at the centre of our work
  • Humour - Great things can be achieved when we are happy and have fun
  • Resilience- Flexibility, confidence, and creativity turn challenges into opportunities
  • Integrity - Passion and professionalism are vital for all involved in our organisation
  • Value - Everybody deserves respect and we are enriched through our differences
  • Empathy - Compassion and care are in everything we do.

If you think this describes you, then we would love to hear from you.

What we offer:

  • A full and robust training and induction programme, including access to additional training during the course of employment
  • Holiday entitlement of 36 days from the start of employment
  • Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Family friendly policies, including family friendly working hours (8.30 am – 4.30 pm Mondays to Thursdays and 2pm finish on Fridays)

Application notes

To learn more and apply for this exciting role, please visit our website

teensplus.org.uk/project-worker

The successful applicant for this post will be required to join for membership of the PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme

Closing Date: 20 July 2022 9am

Interview Dates: TBC