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Youth Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,837 – £23,415
  • St Andrews
  • Closing 7th June 2023

  • Advertised from 23rd May 2023
  • 37 hours per week, fixed term contract from 03 July 2023 to 31 March 2025 (this could be extended depending on successful funding applications).


Families First work alongside children, young people and their families to overcome the personal challenges they face in life.

We require a suitably qualified Youth Worker to work as a member of the Families First team, reporting directly to the Befriending Coordinator, providing a range of activities in our Befriending Service. Although your duties will be varied, your main focus will be to support our volunteers to meet the specific needs of the children and young people we work with.

Applicants should read the Job Description and Person Specification fully to ensure they have the skills to fulfil the role.

The post is subject to Protection Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

Application notes

All applications are electronic and form part of the recruitment process. CVs are not accepted.

For an application pack please, visit our website.

If you have any difficulty with the application process, please email

Closing Date for applications: Completed application forms should be emailed to by Midnight on Wednesday 7 June 2023.

Interview date: Please note that you will need to keep Wednesday 21 June 2023 available should you be invited for interview.

If you have not heard from us by 14 June 2023, you have not been selected for interview at this time; thank you in advance for showing an interest in the work of Families First