Senior Youth Worker (FIF15578) - FIF15578

Fife Council

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  • Reference: FIF15578

Job Description

Please note this positions are based in Rosyth & Oakley

Contract Hours: 16 hours per week, 36 weeks per year

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2021

Interview Date: 19 February 2020

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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SVQ2 or SVQ3 Youth Work / PDA Youth Work

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland

You will be responsible for planning, organising and evaluating youth work activities such as supporting the SWF Youth Bank, Young Volunteers and other community projects. This will involve you working on youth achievement awards, ensuring that young people’s voices are heard in the planning and evaluation of the youth work project and advising the project supervisor on emerging issues and concerns facing young people in their personal lives and in their community.

You will also be responsible for completing the necessary youth work registration, attendance and quality framework forms.

The Individual

It is a requirement of this post that the post holder is able to develop strong, positive and trusting relationships with young people in order to support them to make informed choices in their lives. The post holder should have good organisational and time keeping skills and be willing to undertake training around child protection, health & safety and working with young people.

The post holder should be IT literate and be viewed by young people attending youth work projects, as a positive role model and influence in their lives.

For further information please contact: Leanne Bower - or Corinne McGinley - .

Applications must be made online at

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