Youth Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • On site: West Calder
  • Closing 24th July 2024

  • Advertised from 26th June 2024
  • 21 hours per week. £13.50 per hour. Initial 7 month, with hopes to continue subject to funding.


West Calder Hub is a community education centre based in West Lothian. It houses a Community Café, Community Shop, Community Gym, Playgroup, a Kick Pitch and spaces for hire. There are a wide range of community groups and services running from the centre and the Hub is an important part of the community.

The Role

We are expanding our youth provision and looking for an experienced youth worker who can show equal skills on delivery and development. This role will involve building on a very successful summer programme and creating a new range of opportunities for the young people of the area. Engaging with the young people and helping to bring their voice front and centre is key for this role to succeed. An asset based approach to your practice and the ability to network with minimal supervision will make this role an exciting opportunity for practitioners interested in true grass roots approaches to community development.

You should have a genuine interest in working with young people, excellent communications skills and be able to build positive relationships.

Any special skills in sport, multimedia, technology , music and arts would be welcomed.

Job Information

This role is offered as a 21 hours per week contract for an initial 7 month, with hopes to continue subject to funding. The rate of pay will be £13.50 per hour. The hours can be worked flexibly in arrangement with the Centre Manager and involve a mix of delivery and development duties. Ideally the candidate will be able to work some afternoons and evenings to suit the needs of the organization.


  • Above Living Wage Income
  • Flexible working hours
  • PVG paid for by employer
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free onsite Gym use

Application notes

Please send a CV and Cover Letter detailing your experience and why you are interested in this role. Send to

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role please get in touch with Julie, Centre Manager at