Broomhouse Centre seeking Youth and Project Workers

The Broomhouse Centre and Enterprises are currently looking to recruit two Youth Workers for an exciting Youth Drop-In Cafe and a Project Worker for their Youth Befriending Project.

Youth Workers

The two youth worker positions would be working Friday evenings 5.30pm – 8.30pm (3 hours per week; 2 hours contact time, 1 hr prep and debrief), at a rate of £13.25 an hour (including holiday pay)

The purpose of this role is to plan, organise and deliver a programme of interesting, fun youth work activities in consultation with the young people that access the drop-in café, to ensure they are at the centre of their own planning. The programme is designed to give Young People a much needed safe space within their own community where they can congregate and have fun.

For more details please contact:  Amanda Farquhar on 07927558249 or email or download application pack below. Please remember to include a covering letter.

Closing date:  We look forward to receiving your application by end of business day Friday 15th February 2019.

Project Worker

The Project Worker would be working 18 hours per week split across three days, with a salary of £19,582 – £21, 758 (pro rata) funded for 12 months.

We wish to recruit an enthusiastic and committed project worker to join our youth team and to become a part of one of our core projects – The Broomhouse Youth Befriending Project.

The aims of this post will be:

  • To work within the Youth Services team to provide a befriending service which supports children and young people who are affected by parental drug/alcohol use, aged between 5-16 years residing in South West Edinburgh Partnership areas,
  • To work closely with Service Manager and a range of stakeholders, team members, family members and carers, partner agencies, social work professionals, teachers, and other agencies as appropriate
  • To organise the day to day provision of befriending to children and young people, who are experiencing problems at home, school or in the community
  • To work with the Service Manager and the wider youth befriending team to recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders to provide a 2 hour weekly session for each young person.

If you are interested or would like to find out more details please contact: 

Amanda Farquhar on 07927558249 or email or download application pack below

Closing date:  End of business day Monday 25th February 2019

You can read the full job descriptions online here.

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