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Employability Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,526 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th June 2021

  • Advertised from 7th June 2021
  • This post is for 28 hours per week fixed term until 31st March 2022.


Canongate Youth provides a range of services, opportunities and support to children and young people aged 5-25 in Southside, South and Central Edinburgh. Our values, co-produced with children and young people, are to be child and young person led, empowering, nurturing, fun and trustworthy and these values underpin all our work.

As part of our ongoing commitment to empowering children and young people and providing quality youth work and employability services we are seeking to recruit for the following post;

1 x Employability Support Worker

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and fun person to provide employability support to a caseload of young people aged 16 – 24 years. The postholder will have strong interpersonal skills with experience of providing individual support and training, and crucially is able to develop positive relationships with young people. We are looking for someone to help us work towards our outcomes and uphold the values of the organisation.

Application notes

The closing date for this post is 18th June 2021 at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 24th June.

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

For further information about CY and for an application pack please visit our website or call us on 0131 556 9389.

All applications should be returned to