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Young People’s Worker Youthpoint Moray

  • Full time
  • £21,769
  • Moray
  • Closing 3rd July 2020

  • Advertised from 16th June 2020
  • 37.5 hrs per week. Maternity cover until 31 March 2021.


We are seeking to recruit a Young People’s Worker to join our team delivering our community based service through person-centred interventions to support young people and their families. Your role will be to work in partnership with the young person, their family and referring statutory agency, to assess, plan and implement appropriate strategies to meet their required needs.

Through a range of group and/or individual activities you will work with the young people to support them to develop their talent, self-esteem and confidence, assisting them to understand, acknowledge, accept responsibility for and where appropriate, alter their behaviour. You will support the young people to develop their problem-solving skills, enabling them to resolve conflicts and develop informed choices. With young people and their families, you will support them to strengthen relationships. You will have the ability to monitor and evaluate the service to modify the programme effectively, working with the Service Manager, statutory referring agencies and other organisations to deliver changes which support more positive outcomes for Moray’s young people.

A key part of the role is to motivate young people to develop their skills, talents and passions to support positive outcomes. The work will be delivered to young people and their parents/carers within their homes or within other community settings.

Application notes

Please see the ‘Person Specification’ document included with this advert on our website for further details on preferred qualifications and experience.

Please go to our website where you can apply online.

If you have any queries please e-mail:

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Applications to be returned by: noon on Friday 3 July 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 13 July 2020.

A Scottish Guarantee Co No: SC312912

Scottish Charity No. SC007991