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YCSA Safe, Happy and Confident Programme Lead

  • Full time
  • £26,989
  • YCSA Office at 48 Darnley Street, Glasgow, G41 2SE
  • Closing 23rd November 2020

  • Advertised from 6th November 2020
  • 35 hours per eeek


The Programme Lead is responsible for the management, development and delivery of the Safe, Happy and Confident programme funded by Comic Relief with KFC for two years.

Safe, Happy and Confident will work with Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) young people including refugees/asylum seekers, aged 16-25, experiencing homelessness or insecure housing and with BME young offenders/ ex-offenders / those at risk of offending.

The aim is to provide a safe nurturing space and supports that can enable young people to develop and achieve their potential, reaching positive destinations such as a stable home, college or employment.

Group activities will help overcome isolation, build skills and confidence and promote health and wellbeing - to include: music, photography, film, fun English language learning, in accordance with the young people’s needs/interests.

Young people will receive 1:1 mentoring and coaching support as and when needed. Practical supports will include accompanying young people to appointments as required e.g. to homeless services.

The Programme Lead will have the responsibility of providing strategic direction for the programme, with responsibilities for accurately reporting to funders in addition to monitoring and evaluation of the programme. The Programme Lead will be responsible for managing a small team, made up of a Development Worker, sessional staff and volunteers. The team will deliver intensive one to one support and group programmes. The Programme Lead will work closely with the YCSA Manager to seek appropriate funding for the development and continuation of the programme and to link the work with the development of YCSA’s strategic direction.

Application notes

Download the job pack and send your application to by noon, Monday the 23rd of November.

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