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Youth Justice Project Support Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th February 2021


  • Advertised from 22nd January 2021
  • 6 hours per week. £9.50per hour (Living wage equivalent) Fixed term till 31st August 2021

Role

Do you enjoy working alongside young people in creative and participatory ways?

Do you want to use your experiences and abilities to create opportunities for young people with experience of the care and justice system to influence change?

We are looking for three enthusiastic Youth Workers to join our dynamic and fast paced learning and development team.

You will join our team to deliver a programme of work funded by our partners CYCJ to work with young people 16-25 with experience of the care and justice systems to produce some guidance for the Whole Systems Approach.

Organisation Profile:

Established in 1998, Staf (Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum) is a membership organisation of frontline practitioners and managers working with young people leaving care. Staf is a national charity which represents all 32 local authorities in Scotland and over 40 independent organisations. At the centre of all our work is giving a voice to care experienced young people and pushing for change that will allow them to live happy successful lives on their own terms.

Main Functions of Role:

You will support the development of activities which enable CEP young people to share their experiences of WSA and to identify recommendations for change. You will help to create more opportunities for young people to be heard and be involved in the co-production of Whole Systems Approach guidance

Person Specification:

1. Passion about the issues that young people face in the care and justice systems.

2. Recent experience of being looked after and/ or in the justice system.

3. Experience of working directly with children and young people, individually and in groups.

4. Knowledge of the care and/ or justice system in Scotland.

Application notes

To apply please email a CV and covering letter to hr@staf.scot before the closing date.

Closing: Friday 12th February 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 23rd February 2021


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