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Youth Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,132 – £22,129
  • PEEK Office – The Legacy Hub, 301 Springfield Road, Glasgow G40 3LJ with flexibility around homeworking in line with PEEK policies
  • Closing 5th June 2023

  • Advertised from 17th May 2023
  • 35hrs, worked flexibly to suit PEEK’s hours of operations (8am-8pm). Regular evening and occasional weekend work will be required
  • Pension: 6% Employer Contribution. Annual Leave: 20 days A/L, 14 days P/H, 1 personal day and 1 Birthday.


PEEK exists to transform the lives of children and young people and families impacted by poverty in Glasgow. We have been doing this for over 20 years. We believe in our children, young people and their families potential and we will be here for them for as long as we are needed.

As our Youth Worker, you will provide high quality development opportunities for young people. You will have experience of planning and delivering impactful youth training and/or volunteering and/or employability programmes and activities including supporting young people to achieve accredited awards that are inclusive, accessible, and developmental. You will have experience of working with young people who have experienced barriers to participation in education and community life.

The Youth Worker will work across #TEAMPEEK and will engage with delivery partners including schools to support young people in programme delivery across Glasgow. We are looking for high performing individuals who lead by example and are committed to working within PEEK’s organisational values; Compassionate, Dignity, Excellence, Integrity and Respect.

Reports to: Youth Development Coordinator

By joining #TEAMPEEK, you will play a valuable part in our bold and ambitious organisation, reaching the children, young people and families who need us most. In return, we are committed to our team’s wellbeing. Our benefits include:

  • 20 days Annual Leave, 14 Public Holidays and 1 Personal Day
  • Birthday Day Off
  • Wellbeing Week Closure
  • 2 Week Christmas and New Year Closure
  • In total, approx. 46-48 paid days off per year
  • Company Enhanced Leave including Sickness, Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave, Miscarriage, Parental Bereavement and Compassionate Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Life Link Counselling Service
  • Access to PEEK Fleet Vehicles
  • 6% Employer Pension Contribution with Flexible Employee Contribution
  • Celebration Brunches and regular #TEAMPEEK development days
  • Dedicated Health and Wellbeing Working Group, including quarterly wellbeing surveys, to review and develop our wellbeing package.

Application notes

Closing date: 5pm Monday 5th June.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 14th June.