We’re Hiring: Youth Worker, Edinburgh

Thu 06th June 2024

We’re looking for a Youth Worker to join the Edinburgh team for our CashBack Summer Programme. Our CashBack Summer intensive programme provides young people aged 14 -24 with a space to be themselves, make friends, try out new things in a supported environment, and develop key personal skills for whatever life throws at them.

CashBack Youth Workers will engage with small groups of young people (up to 15) in 1-1 and group work, providing additional support and ensuring that the young people engage with the project provision, are supported within arts activities, attain qualifications and progression planning and achieving positive outcomes post summer.

Working in partnership with the Creative Lead, Project Coordinator and Opportunities Coordinator throughout the collaborative process, the CashBack Staff team will encourage young people to try new experiences, leading towards a quality creative outcome. Young people will be supported to create a final showcase celebration event.

Job title: Youth Worker

Salary: £25,636 per annum (£20,508.80 pro rata for 30 hours per week

Based at: City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE

Reporting to: Programme Manager
Duration of contract: Fixed term contract until 15th August 2024

Working Hours:

30 hours per week over 4 days, Monday – Thursday
Delivery will take place Monday – Wednesday with Thursday being a prep/admin day

Travel: May be required between Impact Arts projects

Qualifications & Experience:

  • SCQF level 9 in a relevant arts discipline
  • Relevant qualifications/experience with a specific creative/technical industry is desirable
  • At least 2 years’ experience in delivering creative activity in diverse community settings

Technical Skills & Knowledge

  • Competent IT skills including MS Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook
  • Good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage budgets

Other Essentials: Subject to Disclosure Scotland check
Closing date: Wednesday 19th June 12noon
Expected Start Date: Monday 1st July 2024

Interview Dates: Interviews expected to be w/c 21st June The exact date will be confirmed in due course.

To apply:

Please send your completed application form to [email protected] by 12 noon on Wednesday 19th June

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