- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Kinross
- £14,997 to £16,855 per annum, PR8
- Hours: Part Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: PKC05056
Community Learning Worker (Permanent) - PKC05056
£14,997 - £16,855 (18 Hours per week)
Loch Leven Community Campus, Kinross
Perth and Kinross Council are looking for a Community Learning Worker to become part of a council which is changing the way in which young people receive services by having focus on early intervention, targeted support when young people require this and intensive support from a dedicated team.
As part of an integrated service the Youth Work Section provides an early intervention focused approach for young people through a range of projects, activities and achievement awards which aims to support young people deemed to be vulnerable and on the edge of statutory services.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of that team which includes both full and part time qualified and experienced Community Learning and Development practitioners, working in a flexible manner across the localities of Perth and Kinross, schools and in the facility @Scott Street in Perth.
For further information on this post, please contact Alexa Keen on 01738 474580.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.
Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.
The successful applicant will not only have to demonstrate a commitment to working with young people, but be able to evidence their ability in the management of staff. They will also require to have a qualification in community learning and development and a knowledge of legislation in relation to supporting vulnerable or care experienced young people.
As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk