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Youth Worker (GoTo)

  • Part time
  • £25,822 – £28,833 pro-rata
  • Base Larkhall plus various satellite sites
  • Closing 31st May 2023

  • Advertised from 5th May 2023
  • Salary depending on experience. 25hrs per week, fixed term 1 year


GoTo Mental Health Service for 14 – 21yr olds is based in South Lanarkshire was established in 2019. We are an early intervention service for young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues.

This is a partnership between Regenfx Youth Trust and Liber8 Lanarkshire. We have a small staff team that includes the Project Co-ordinator & CBT Counsellor.

GoTo uses a unique blend of Youth Work, rapid access to Counselling and CBT Interventions to prevent the escalation of poor mental health in young people. Our programme is flexible to meet the needs of our young people in time, spaces and places that suit them. Some evenings and occasional weekend working would be expected. All work is done in person, and we have no working from home arrangements.

Although we have one year funding left, we will use our evidence-based evaluations to approach other funders to extend the life of the project.

We need someone with a Youth Work background and sound knowledge of mental health issues that affect young people today.

As the Youth Worker, you will hold a caseload providing 1 to 1 support for participants and deliver appropriate groupwork sessions that encourage engagement with peers that will help reduce isolation.

Your responsibilities will also include recruiting and supporting volunteers on to our Youth Advisory Panel and creating opportunities for co-production of services.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in working with young people. For this post you will be employed by Regenfx Youth Trust.

Organisation Profile:

Regen:fx Youth Trust is a registered charity established in 2007. We develop & deliver Youth Diversion Programmes and Specialised Projects throughout South Lanarkshire for 8 – 25yr olds. Checkout our website

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Application Notes: If you prefer an application sent out call Esther on 01698 552101 or e-mail.

Closing Date: 31 May 2023 – Interviews 1stweek in June

Driving Licence and access to a car is required