Youth Participation Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,040 pro-rata
  • On site: The Broomhouse Hub EH11 3RH
  • Closing 24th June 2024


  • Advertised from 7th June 2024
  • 10hrs per week over 2 days. Exact days and time to be negotiated. Term: Posts funded until 30th April 2026

Role

Project: Wellbeing onto Work (WOW), Space Training Academy

Space is a community anchor organisation supporting people and their families in South West Edinburgh, with some of our services stretching city wide.

WE BELIEVE THAT CONNECTIONS BUILD COMMUITIES

Space delivers 22 projects, with around 70 staff and over 200 volunteers. We deliver diverse services supporting young people, families, older people and carers amongst others.

For more information about Space and all our projects can be found on our website – spacescot.org

About the role:

The Youth Participation Worker will work as part of a small team designing, planning and delivering the Space Training Academy’s exciting new project – Wellbeing onto Work (WOW).

The WOW project will work with young people aged 16-24yrs, supporting the transition between school and employment. The Youth Participation Worker will offer group sessions and 1:1 support to help young people build on their skills and improve their confidence.

Key tasks in the role will include:

• Create promotional material and network locally, recruiting suitable young people on to the programme

• Plan and deliver WOW group sessions

• Meet with young people on a 1:1 basis to deliver appropriate individual support

• Track and evaluate the progress of the project to demonstrate impact and inform funder reporting

• Maintain accurate, detailed, records for each young person including attendance and progress

• Stay abreast of local opportunities for young people, such as community groups, jobs, work placements, further education and voluntary opportunities

• Source and commission external trainers/suppliers to deliver sessions where specialised knowledge and/or skills are required

• Supporting volunteers in the project

If you would like to have a chat about the role before applying please contact joyce.juma-phiri@spacescot.org

Application notes

To apply, please return your completed application form to careers@spacescot.org. If you require any assistance in order to complete an application, or would like to know about alternative formats available please contact careers@spacescot.org or call 0131 455 7731.

Closing date: 9am Monday 24th June 2024

Space @ Broomhouse Hub is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity


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