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Drama Youth Worker (THE STREET)

  • Part time
  • £24,891 pro-rata
  • Base Larkhall/Hamilton – throughout South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 8th November 2019

  • Advertised from 23rd October 2019
  • 12hrs per week, fixed Term 18 months. (You must be available Mon & Thurs evenings)


We require a dynamic and driven individual to take up the post of Drama Youth Worker for our acclaimed and award winning project The Street. The Street uses a special blend of Youth Work, Immersive Theatre and Intensive Workshops to raise young people’s awareness and provide consequential learning.

The progamme runs all year with live performances taking place twice weekly from October to March. The post holder will work with young people to explore issues they would like to tackle through live performances for their peers.

You will help the Youth Support Worker recruit targeted young people who are hard to engage and may be experiencing multiple challenges in their lives. Your key role will be to enthuse, motivate and train the young people in all things drama related.

Your responsibilities will also include development of the set and co-ordination of all required props We need someone special who can help take the project to the next level with the small staff team.

Preferably the successful applicant will have a proven track record in working with young people using drama as a method of making a difference to people’s lives. A strong portfolio is desirable.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

If you prefer an application pack to be sent to you please call Esther on 01698 552101 or e-mail

The is a re-advertisement, previous applicants will be considered so no need to re-apply.