West Calder Community Hub
West Calder Community Hub

Charity registered in Scotland SC049312

West Calder Hub is based at the West Calder Community Centre, offering a wide range of groups and facilities for the whole community

Current vacancies

Youth Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • On site: West Calder
  • Closing 24th July 2024

West Calder Hub is a community education centre based in West Lothian. It houses a Community Café, Community Shop, Community Gym, Playgroup, a Kick Pitch and spaces for hire. There are a wide range of community groups and services running from the centre and the Hub is an important part of the community.

The Role

We are expanding our youth provision and looking for an experienced youth worker who can show equal skills on delivery and development. This role will involve building on a very successful summer programme and creating a new range of opportunities for the young people of the area. Engaging with the young people and helping to bring their voice front and centre is key for this role to succeed. An asset based approach to your practice and the ability to network with minimal supervision will make this role an exciting opportunity for practitioners interested in true grass roots approaches to community development.

You should have a genuine interest in working with young people, excellent communications skills and be able to build positive relationships.

Any special skills in sport, multimedia, technology , music and arts would be welcomed.

Job Information

This role is offered as a 21 hours per week contract for an initial 7 month, with hopes to continue subject to funding. The rate of pay will be £13.50 per hour. The hours can be worked flexibly in arrangement with the Centre Manager and involve a mix of delivery and development duties. Ideally the candidate will be able to work some afternoons and evenings to suit the needs of the organization.


  • Above Living Wage Income
  • Flexible working hours
  • PVG paid for by employer
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free onsite Gym use