Stepping Stones Project Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Eyemouth, Connect Berwickshire Youth Project, Duns (On site)
  • Closing 24th April 2024

  • Advertised from 4th April 2024
  • £12 per hour. 10 hours per week. Milage between work locations will be reimbursed. Fixed term contract until 31st August 2025.


The Project Worker post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Stepping

Stones Project in the Berwickshire area. Stepping Stones Project Worker supports young people aged 10-18 in their communities, with the aim of improving their emotional health and wellbeing, and life chances. The Project Worker will provide universal support to each young person based on their personal needs, helping them to achieve their full potential and to develop skills through non-formal education activities within a universal youth work setting.

The Project Worker will offer support to young people on topics such as emotional health, wellbeing, confidence, transition, anxiety, life-skills cyber-bullying and relationships by offering tailored one-to-one support, targeted small group sessions and youth work activities. The project also supports young people to engage with training, volunteering, youth achievement awards, social action and joint activities with other youth groups in the Scottish Borders.

Responsible to: Connect Berwickshire Youth Project Manager

Pre-Employment Checks: PVG and Satisfactory References

Further Information about Stepping Stones:

This post is part of a partnership approach to youth work where young people can have support, advice and make a difference to themselves and in their communities. Stepping Stones is developed and run by the award-winning Scottish Borders Youth Work Partnership. The Youth Work Partnership is made up of seven lead locality based universal youth groups: Beyond Earlston, Cheviot Youth, TD1 Youth Hub, Escape Youth Services, Connect Berwickshire Youth Project, Tweeddale Youth Action and Rowlands Selkirk.

For further information about Stepping Stones and the Scottish Borders Youth Work Partnership please visit YouthBorders website: Stepping Stones - YouthBorders

Application notes

For further information about this role, and to request an application form please contact: Connect Berwickshire Youth Project Manager: David Shields:

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 24th April