Senior Youth Worker (FIF09951)

Favourite Fife Council
Ref no: FIF09951
Closes: Tuesday, 3rd April 2018
Published: Tuesday, 13th March 2018
Location: Various Locations in Fife
Salary: £17,176 - £19,297 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 8.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Term Time Part Time
Organisation: Fife Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Youth Working

Job Description

Four Temporary Senior Youth Workers

Working Location: South West Fife covering West Fife Villages - Rosyth, Inverkeithing and North Queensferry

Interview Date: 18th & 19th April

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2019

2 x 8 Hours Senior Youth Worker (Participation)

2 x 8 Hours Senior Youth Worker (Volunteering)

You will engage effectively with young people in their own communities and to contribute towards their learning and development by using a range of educational practices and approaches. 

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace.  Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link.






You will be responsible for planning, organising and evaluating youth work activities. This will involve you working on youth achievement awards, ensuring that young people’s voices are heard in the planning and evaluation of the youth work projects and advising the project supervisor on emerging issues and concerns facing young people in their personal lives and in their community.

You will also be responsible for completing the necessary youth work registration, attendance and quality framework forms.

The Individual

It is a requirement of this post that the post holder is able to develop strong, positive and trusting relationships with young people in order to support them to make informed choices in their lives. The post holder should be enthusiastic and able to develop ideas that come from young people. The post holder should have good organisational and time keeping skills and be willing to undertake training around child protection, health & safety and working with young people. The post holder must be able to work a minimum of 3 evenings per week.

The post holder should be IT literate and be viewed by young people attending youth work projects, as a positive role model and influence in their lives.


SVQ2 or SVQ3 Youth Work / PDA Youth Work


Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland


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