Sessional Youth Workers Level 2

Wester Hailes Youth Agency

Sessional Youth Workers Level 2

Salary Not Specified

Wester Hailes Youth Agency, Currie, City of Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 21 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 2eb3b76629b14157a15b7e1ad4c5b2b8

Full Job Description

The Youth Agency works with young people aged 8-25, within Wester Hailes and the surrounding communities of Broomhouse, Sighthill, Parkhead and Longstone. The Youth Agency are looking for youth workers with experience of working/volunteering with young people in one or more of the following settings: drop in provision, detached, groupwork, individual support and schools work. Any offer of employment is subject PVG Membership, the cost of which will be paid for by the Youth Agency. Purpose To develop purposeful links with young people and work with them to develop their ideas and create opportunities for themselves and the local community. All work will be negotiated in partnership with young people where their demands and aspirations are accepted and respected. Openness and flexibility will be key aspects in ensuring that young people have the relevant information to make positive choices in their lives. Key Tasks To make contact with young people in Wester Hailes and surrounding areas and identify their needs and aspirations. To participate in the delivery of a range of Youth Agency services which meet the identified needs and aspirations of young people. Sessional Youth Workers are expected to work on sites both outdoors and centre based. To plan, prepare and deliver youth work programmes, including contributing to evaluations and reviews. To provide ongoing support and information to young people on a variety of issues. To encourage and support the involvement of young people in all aspects of the Agency and the local community. To adhere to current policy and practice in all aspects of the Agency's work. To contribute to the effective administration of Youth Agency services. To take part in training deemed necessary by the current requirements of the Agency. To undertake any other duties which may be required., None specified

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The Youth Agency strives to promote, establish, and operate sustainable services and facilities, which integrate environmental, social and economic factors for the benefit of young people aged 8-25 in South-West Edinburgh.