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Development Worker - MYPAS LGBT+ Service

  • Part time
  • £33,137 – £35,034 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 3rd July 2023

  • Advertised from 15th June 2023
  • 20 hours per week
  • Leave: 26 days annual leave + 10 public holidays (pro rata), to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service


The postholder will be responsible for developing the service - this will include delivering weekly youth groups and planning activities alongside young people. The post will also provide one to one support for young people. We are looking for someone who has experience of supporting and working with young people in a non-judgmental and empathetic way. A good knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting LGBT+ young people is essential.

There is no specific qualification required; however, the post holder will be expected to be educated to degree level. This should be in a relevant field such as Health, Community Education, Social Work or Education, but significant equivalent experience will also be considered. The post holder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. This post will require regular evening working.

Place of work: The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout East Lothian and Midlothian, including operating from other venues, will be required.

Special conditions:

• The contract will run until 31st May 2024 (fixed term contract). Extension of the contract will be dependent on continuation funding.

• The post can involve regular evening working.

• Post holders must be able to travel across East Lothian and Midlothian.

Application notes

Applications to be in by 12 noon on the 3rd of July 2023.

Please note that we only contact successful candidates.

For an application pack please download the documents and return the completed application and equal opportunities monitoring forms to

For informal enquiries please phone Paul Hunter on 07762723475.