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  • Ref no: DGA05809
  • Published: 12/11/2020
  • Closes: 27/11/2020
  • Location: Council Offices,Daar Road, DG6 4JG
  • Salary: £21,367.05 - £22,992.05 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week

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Youth Issue Support Worker (1/67)
Various Locations in Dumfries and Galloway
£21,367.05 - £22,992.05

You will be required to work 30 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year.

The Young Peoples Service in Dumfries and Galloway are offering an exciting opportunity for adults who have experience in working with young people to join an innovative and award winning youth work team to deliver a range of informal learning programmes across the Dumfries and Galloway area. This permanent post will be covering Stewartry area to deliver high quality youth work services working in partnership with local communities.

This role will also support the Youth Participation work within the Stewartry including support to our Youth Councillors and Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament. You should have an interest in ensuring young peoples voices are heard and are acted on by decision makers.

You should be motivated and interested in working with young people aged 12+ in an informal way. You will be comfortable working within community settings with our most vulnerable young people, providing community based youth work. You must be willing to work evenings and weekends on a weekly basis.

This challenging and stimulating post is part of a wider team of workers developing and supporting creative youth work activity and involvement across Dumfries and Galloway.

The post will require evening and weekend work on a weekly basis, for which payment is included in the salary offered.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.

Informal enquiries to:

Paul Chisholm
01387 260243
Paul.Chisholm@dumgal.gov.uk

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