Youth Worker (4)

Favourite Dumfries & Galloway Council
Ref no: DGA03246
Closes: Wednesday, 21st March 2018
Published: Wednesday, 7th March 2018
Location: Oasis Youth Project,Newall Terrace
Salary: £4,684 - £5,026 per year
Hours: 8.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Job Share
Organisation: Dumfries & Galloway Council
Category: Sport / Culture / Library
Sub-category: Support Staff


Youth Worker - Year of Young People (4) (Temporary)

Various Locations across Dumfries & Galloway

£4,684 - £5,026

You will be required to work 8 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year.

The Young Peoples Service in Dumfries and Galloway are offering an 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 for Year of Young People across the region.

2018 is Scotland’s Year of Young People and within Dumfries & Galloway we have an exciting plan of activities, events and programmes for young people to take part in across the region. This post will be involved in delivering this exciting programme for young people aged 8-26. Full details of the Year of Young People plan for Dumfries & Galloway can be found at

You should be motivated and interested in working with young people aged 12+ in an informal way. You will have experience in youth work, or perhaps consider yourself to be good with people and 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.

All training required will be provided.

The post will require evening and weekend work on a weekly basis, for which payment is included in the salary offered. The post will be working with young people within Dumfries & Galloway.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or 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.

These are temporary posts for a period of up to 12 months.

This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

Informal enquiries to: Laura Kiltie, Community Learning and Development Worker Tel: 07821 783445

‘This post is part-financed by the Scottish Government and the European Union – LEADER 2014-2020 programme

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