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YCSA Safe, Happy and Confident Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,670
  • YCSA Office at 48 Darnley Street, Glasgow, G41 2SE
  • Closing 23rd November 2020

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


The Safe, Happy and Confident programme is funded by Comic Relief with KFC for two years. This role aligns with a further second opportunity which will soon become available 3 days per week, working with 12 -28 year olds until end August.

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 role of the Development Worker is to support and empower young people from BME backgrounds to become active and valued members of society. To develop and deliver a high quality service which provides groupwork activities and 1:1 individual, person-centred support empowering young people to overcome disadvantage and reach positive destinations. To ensure service outputs are delivered effectively and outcomes achieved.

Application notes

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

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