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Coatbridge Community Centre, Old Monkland Road, ML5 5EA
£37,837 - £41,668 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Advertisement

Working within a Community Learning & Development Youth Work team, you will be responsible for delivering CLD services in line with key strategic and local priorities, including the development of youth work approaches across North Lanarkshire.

Based in the Coatbridge locality, you will work with young people in community-based and school-based settings, with a particular emphasis on engaging with young people who are likely to face the most barriers to their attainment. Previous experience around group work and the development of projects is desirable.

An enthusiastic and motivated individual, you will have knowledge of current national and local developments in working with young people as well as good communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team. 

You must have a CLD Standards Council approved professional qualification in Community Learning & Development, e.g. BA Hons, PGC, PGD, MA in Community Education, Community Development, Community Learning & Development, Youth Work or CLDSC recognised equivalent

You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to starting this post.

Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you.  We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family.  This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site.  We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

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North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip.  You will only be paid for the hours that you work.

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We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

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