Youth Worker - ABC10763

Aberdeen City Council

Youth Worker - ABC10763


Aberdeen City Council, Ruthrieston, Aberdeen City

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 19 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: d5d7ebd49cec45e7b672f36ffdbe5121

Full Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for., The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee's first FULL month's salary payment.

Paste job purpose/about the role

Work directly with young people to deliver a range of programmes, courses and activities within a school ASG area, locality or for a thematic priority

Deliver a high-quality youth work offer that meets young people's learning and developmental needs and addresses local and national priorities for children and young people.

Work collaboratively with young people to support their personal and social development and wellbeing

  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with young people

  • Being able to communicate clearly and effectively with young people

  • An ability to be creative and show initiative

  • An ability to empower young people to take responsibility and take ownership for decision making

  • An ability to work with people from different organisations

  • An ability to keep young people healthy and safe

  • IT skills for keeping records and presenting reports when required

  • An ability to be flexible and adapt approaches and styles for different individuals and groups, have a disability

  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29

  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships), Disability Confident

  • About Disability Confident
    A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

    Please see Job Profile for further details.

    Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

    Flexible Working

    We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.