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Project Worker – Youth Befriending

  • Full time
  • £22,846
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th October 2020

  • Advertised from 29th September 2020
  • 36 hours per week, 5 days per week (occasional evening/weekend working). Pension: 5% Employers contribution.


We are recruiting for an experienced and enthusiastic project worker to join our Youth Team at Space & Broomhouse Hub as part of our Youth Befriending service.

Summary of Post

· Be part of a team who coordinate a volunteer befriending service, supporting children and young people, aged 5-16 years, in South West Edinburgh, who are affected by parental drug or alcohol use

· Work with the Service Manager and the youth befriending team to recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders

· Manage referrals and undertake assessments in partnership with children and young people, families, referrers and other relevant individuals

· Develop and organise group activities programme in partnership

· Work as part of the wider team to ensure services are delivered effectively; and to work in partnership with children and families, relevant professionals and other stakeholders to ensure the service remit is carried out with regard to statutory commitments and best practice

PVG: This post requires membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme

Application notes

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Closing date: 13th October 2020

Interview date: 27th October 2020 (2nd interviews 29th October)