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Attainment Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,660 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th March 2024

  • Advertised from 18th March 2024
  • 17.5 hours per week. 2 years fixed term contract
  • Pension: 3% contributory


About the project

The 'Young Start Progressions' programme at 'The Pavilion' will be a dynamic initiative led entirely by young people, supported by staff and volunteers and by existing and new partnership opportunities. Our three-pronged approach aims to empower young individuals across various stages of their development:

Primary/Secondary Transitions Programme: We will provide support for P7, S1, and S2 young people as they transition from primary to secondary school, fostering empowerment, confidence, and improved self-esteem in a non-school environment.

Volunteer Mentoring Programme: Expanding on our successful volunteering mentoring initiative, we offer diverse opportunities for young volunteers, connecting them with roles both within Pavilion and through our network of school partnerships and community collaborations.

Attainment Programme: Focused on enhancing pathways for Junior and Senior Club participants, we integrate life skills development seamlessly into existing activities. From goal-setting exercises, certificated activity programmes to accredited learning and further training opportunities.

Aim of the Attainment Programme:

The overall aim of the Attainment Programme is to deliver a programme of services to target and support young people in the Easterhouse area of Glasgow by helping them to attain a recognised qualification and gain recognition for the learning and development they have achieved by taking part in our programmes.

The aim is:

  • To develop and inspire young people
  • To promote attainment and progression for young people and provide pathways including
  • volunteering opportunities
  • To recognise and celebrate young people’s achievements
  • Create pathways for young people to progress

The Outcomes are:

  • Accredit non-formal learning through voluntary activity in the community
  • Increase leadership and mentoring

Job Role:

We are seeking to appoint an Attainment Worker to help each participant is matched to an award and has a personal development plan and tracked learner journey.

Working across our range of programmes the Attainment Worker will work with young people identifying the best fit for the specific awards and the individual activities. The successful candidate will work alongside staff to collate evidence and ensure that electronic portfolios are kept up to date with all evidence captured.

The Attainment Worker will assist staff, volunteers and young people to help ensure targets are achieved and progression pathways created for young people, supporting them to overcome barriers to participation and learning.

Application notes

Application form is available for download below.

Complete all fields truthfully, completely and accurately; failure to do so could invalidate your application. Your form should be completed and submitted via email to Please use the same email address for any questions.

Please note that CVs are not accepted.

Deadline for submitting applications: Friday 29th March 2024, 5pm

Interviews will be arranged for start to mid April