Job Description: Youth Worker
Hours of work 14 hours per week
Payment £9.30 per hour (Living wage equivalent)
Location Glasgow
Closing Thursday 27th February 2020
Interviews Monday 9th March 2020
Contract Fixed term until October 31st 2021

The Role:

Do you enjoy working alongside young people in creative and participatory ways?

Do you want to use your experiences and abilities to create opportunities for young people with experience of the care and justice system to influence change?

We are looking for an enthusiastic Youth Worker to join our fast paced and dynamic Learning and Development Team.

You will join the team that delivers the work of our Life Changes Trust funded projects Youth Justice Voices and Project Return and will see you working alongside young people aged 16-25 with experience of the care and justice systems.

Organisation Profile:

Established in 1998, Staf (Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum) is a membership organisation of frontline practitioners and managers working with young people leaving care. Staf is a national charity which represents all 32 local authorities in Scotland and over 40 independent organisations. At the centre of all our work is giving a voice to care experienced young people and pushing for change that will allow them to live happy successful lives on their own terms.

Main Functions of Role:

You will support the development of activities which enable CEP young people to share their experiences and to identify recommendations for change. You will help to create more opportunities for young people to be heard within the care and justice systems by policymakers, managers, corporate parents and the Scottish Government

Person Specification:

  1. Passion about the issues that young people face in the care and justice systems.
  2. Recent experience of being looked after and/ or in the justice system.
  3. Experience of working directly with children and young people, individually and in groups.
  4. Knowledge of the care and/ or justice system in Scotland.

Application Notes:

 

To apply please download the application form, complete and email to [email protected] before the closing date.

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