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Various Locations In Orkney, KW15 1NY
£24,641 - £25,206 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
2 hours per week


Community Learning and Development

General Youth Worker (3 posts)

1 x Sanday Youth Club
1 x Deerness Youth Club
1 x Shapinsay Youth Club

2 hours per week, 20 weeks per year
Temporary up to 31 March 2024
£24,641 - £25,206 pro rata / £13.50 - £13.81 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)

An opportunity has arisen within the above Youth Clubs for energetic and enthusiastic individuals interested in working with young people in an informal setting.

If you are keen to get involved in youth work, or wish to further develop your current experience in supporting and working with young people, then we would be delighted to hear from you. A comprehensive training programme and an excellent rate of pay are available to successful applicants.

The role of the General Youth Worker is to provide support to the Senior Worker in developing a varied weekly programme of activities and projects, in consultation with club members and volunteers. In addition, you will be expected to attend planning meetings and Youth Worker training out with club sessions.

You should have experience and an understanding of work with children and young people in an informal learning and play setting.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Cheryl Rafferty, Team Manager (Youth Services) on: 01856 873535 ext. 2432 or by e-mail 

Closing Date: Sunday 15 October 2023

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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