Youth Worker

Recruiter
myjobscotland
Location
Dundee
Salary
£6,240 - £7,026 per year
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Job Description
Based at Douglas Community Centre, you will work part time, 11 hours per week.
Requirements
You will have a relevant Degree or SVQ equivalent in Youth Work.
Responsibilities
You will work as part of a team supporting the delivery of the department's community learning and development opportunities. You will assist young people to acquire the knowledge, skills and self-confidence to participate in groups and in the community and contribute positively to their development as adults.
The Individual
You will have experience of working with young people in a variety of settings and an understanding of their current issues and concerns. You will have team working, advocacy, record keeping and youth work skills and be able to motivate young people. A commitment to ongoing professional development and to the values/principles of Youth Work are also essential. You will be able to work evenings and weekends. This post is considered Regulate Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.

See also: Job Information Pack.doc