Trainee Youth Worker Fet-Lor Youth Centre

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Organisation information

Fet-Lor Youth Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC013866

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Aims & objectives

Not supplied
Job number
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Time of attendance
VARIED Days to be arranged. Mostly Monday to Friday late afternoon / early evening and occasional weekend days
No of references
Hours (per week)
Days / Evenings / occasional weekend work all may be required
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 - £8.21 depending on age

Job description

At FetLor Youth Club, we are passionate about making a difference to young people’s lives. We are currently recruiting for a Youth Work Trainee who is positive, passionate, and emotionally resilient, who has a real ambition to help reshape young people’s future through positive change.

We are looking for an individual who might not necessarily have the relevant qualifications and experience needed, however will have had essential life experiences in which could contribute to shaping and creating a positive future for young people.

As we have a dedicated training pathway to support inexperienced candidates, we will support you to build on your current life skills and shape you into a successful and creative youth worker who is aiming to act as a positive role model for young people.

The Trainee Youth Worker should be enthusiastic and outgoing, with a friendly personality to help develop our work with young people at our weekly Drop In Youth Clubs, for P3 – S5’s. Clubs currently run Monday – Friday, 3:30pm – 9pm (times and days may be subject to change).

We are also piloting weekend provision on Saturdays and Sundays, starting in January 2019.

The Trainee Youth Worker will be required to work evenings and some weekends (by prior agreement).

General administration & supporting us to deliver our social media strategy will also play a part in this role.

The Trainee Youth Worker should be keen to learn and develop and will be expected to commit to a course of study or to undertake training resulting in a Youth Work qualification.

Person specification

• Ability to use own initiative

• Ability to work independently

• Flexible approach to hours of work

• Team Player

• Commitment to quality and best practice

• Problem solver

• Good sense of humour

• Professional approach to work

• Can multi-task

• Good time management skills

• Calm under pressure

• Well organised and efficient

• Creative and innovative

• Has the best interests of young people at heart

Additional information

We would like to offer this opportunity to someone who is keen to progress a career in youth work, so no previous experience is necessary.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership