Youth Worker

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Ref no: DEE01899
Closes: Friday, 27th October 2017
Published: Friday, 13th October 2017
Location: 15 Shore Terrace
Salary: £21,337 - £23,981 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 10.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Youth Worker / Childcare Practitioner / Early Year Practitioner

Job Description

We have two posts available, as follows:- 1 x part time, 15 hours per week, based within the Central Youth Work Team covering evening and weekend activities. 1 x part time, 10 hours per week, based at the Shore covering Friday night activities. Please indicate in your application which post(s) you are interested in.

Requirements

You will have a relevant Degree or SVQ equivalent in Youth Work.

Responsibilities

You will work as part of a team supporting the delivery of the department's community learning and development opportunities. 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 in a variety of settings and an understanding of their current issues and concerns. You will have team working, advocacy, record keeping and youth work skills and be able to motivate young people. A commitment to ongoing professional development and to the values/principles of Youth Work are also essential. 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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