Assistant Youth Worker

Favourite Dundee City Council
Ref no: DEE01892
Closes: Friday, 20th October 2017
Published: Friday, 6th October 2017
Location: Mitchell Street Centre, Mitchell Street
Salary: £1,252 - £1,387 per year
Hours: 3.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Community Learning & Development

Job Description

You will be located within the Central Youth Work Team and will be based with the DISC Target Project, working part time, 3 hours per week. A Living Wage supplement will be applied up to the equivalent of £8.51 per hour, as appropriate.

Requirements

You will have a minimum of two National 4s or equivalent one of which must be English.

Responsibilities

You will assist young people to acquire the knowledge, skills and self-confidence to participate in groups and in the community and contribute positively to their development as adults.

The Individual

You will have experience of working with young people, good organisational skills, be able to work as part of a team and motivate young people and be prepared to undertake training. You will be committed to ongoing personal development and to values and principles of Youth Work. You will be able to work evenings and weekends. This post is considered Regulate Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.

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