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Senior Youth Worker

Senior Youth Worker

Posted 30 June by Orkney Islands Council
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EDUCATION, LEISURE AND HOUSING
Community Learning and Development

Senior Youth Worker (4 posts)

Stenness Youth Club
2 hours per week (26 weeks per year)

Stromness youth Club
2 hours per week (26 weeks per year)

Hope and Burray Youth Club
2 hours per week (26 weeks per year)

Westray Youth Club
2 hours per week (26 weeks per year)

Permanent
£11.51 – £12.46 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)

An opportunity has arisen within the above youth clubs for an energetic and enthusiastic individual interested in working with young people in an informal setting.

If you are keen to get involved in youth work or wish to further develop your current experience in supporting and working with young people, then we would be delighted to hear from you. A comprehensive training programme and an excellent rate of pay are available to successful applicants.

The Senior Youth Worker is responsible for the co-ordination and running of the club, and along with the General Youth Worker is expected to work with the members to develop an interesting programme of activities in the youth club. In addition, the appointed person will be required to attend other meetings and training events, over and above club sessions.

You should have experience and an understanding of work with children and young people in an informal setting. You should have a good general standard of education including literacy and numeracy.

Please note our Youth Clubs operate up to a maximum of 26 meetings each year including excursions and attendance at Orkney Association of Youth Clubs events.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Kerry Spence, Community Learning & Development Manager onext. 2425 or by e-mail

Closing Date: Sunday 30 June 2019

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

Reference: 38132058

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