Casual Youth Worker - Various Locations within South Ayrshire SOA03318

South Ayrshire Council

  • Location: Ayr
  • £8.14 per hour, Grade 1 / Level 3
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SOA03318

Job Description

What is the role?

To assist the Senior Youth Worker in the delivery of community based, group learning programmes to young people in a variety of locations.

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Extra information:
The Grade of this post is Grade 1 / Level 3 and the hourly rate is £8.14. Workers are particularly needed to work on projects in the Troon and Prestwick areas, during the day within school times. Some evening work may also be available at times.
In addition, please note that South Ayrshire Council applies the Scottish Local Government Living Wage for its workforce. This means that the minimum hourly rate for South Ayrshire Council employees will be £8.51 and as this post currently attracts an hourly rate of less than £8.51, the difference will be paid as a pay supplement. This supplement will also be paid on hours worked beyond 37 per week and will be included in the calculation of any allowance based on a proportion of the hourly rate e.g., outwith core and night working. The supplement will decrease in direct proportion to any increase in basic pay and will be subject to tax, national insurance and where appropriate, pension contributions.

It should be noted that successful applicants will be placed on a bank list and contacted to work dependent on service requirements.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Please note you may be required to meet the PVG Costs

Closing date for applications is 24 June 2018.

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