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Project Worker (Stepping Stones)

  • Part time
  • £22,750 pro-rata
  • Duns, Eyemouth and Coldstream
  • Closing 15th February 2023

  • Advertised from 1st February 2023
  • £12.50 per hour (£16,250 per annum). 25 hours per week. Fixed term contract until 31st August 2024, with possibility of additional hours dependant on funding.


The Project Worker post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Stepping Stones project in the Berwickshire area, working alongside youth work partners across the Scottish Borders.

Stepping Stones Project Worker supports young people aged 10-18 in their communities, with the aim of improving their emotional health and wellbeing, and life chances. The Project Worker will provide universal support to each young person based on their personal needs, helping them to achieve their full potential and to develop skills through non-formal education activities within a universal youth work setting.

The Project Worker will offer responsive and high-quality support young people on topics such as emotional health, wellbeing, confidence, transition, anxiety, life-skills cyber-bullying and relationships by offering tailored one-to-one support, targeted small group sessions and activities. The project also supports young people to engage with training, volunteering, youth achievement awards, social action and joint activities with other youth groups in the Scottish Borders.

The post holder will ensure that an individual support plan is developed in partnership with each young person.

Ensuring that we work closely with YouthBorders and in partnership with other local and statutory partners to ensure better outcomes for young people.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Wednesday 15th February 2023. For further information about this role, and to request an application form please contact Connect Berwickshire Youth Project Manager: David Shields