Young Persons Worker

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Salary: 16,327 to 17,861 per annum, pro rata
Location: Kilmarnock

Closing date: 03 November 2016
Job ref. no.: RS100730

Help us to support those who need help most.

Fixed Term until March 2017

About us:

Turning The Corner is an intensive support service with a particular focus on preventing young people from entering the criminal justice system. It focuses on young people aged 8-20 years with complex needs, and care leavers. The service includes emergency on-call and week-end mentor provision and is currently working with a number of young people in a range of situations, including at home, in residential care and living independently.

Your role:

The successful candidate will play a vital role within the Turning the Corner team, where they will take on a mentoring, youth work approach to their role and form relationships with the young people. The role is primarily for evening and weekend support to provide pro social opportunities to socially isolated and vulnerable young people.

What you’ll need:

  • The successful candidate will have excellent engagement skills and will have a natural ability to build meaningful relationships, while still being able to keep boundaries at the forefront of what they are doing.
  • The successful candidate will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to contribute to data collection and coordination to report on outcomes, the ability to work within Action for Children systems and processes and a full clean driving licence.

To view job or to apply on-line please visit the website

Closing date: 3rd November 2016

Action for Children exists to make children’s lives better: now, tomorrow and every day

Committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity, we welcome applications that reflect the cultural diversity of the communities within which we work. Registered charity no. 1097940. Company no. 4764232. Charity registered in Scotland SC038092.

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