Youth Worker FIF11927

Job Description Post A: 12 hours a week including evenings and weekends Post B: 4 hours a week including evenings and weekends Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2019 Working Location: Based at Cupar County Buildings but working through North East Fife Area Interview Date: Week commencing 5 November 2018 The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for. All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link. Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link. Requirements You will engage effectively with young people in their own communities and contribute towards their learning and development by using a range of educational practices and approaches. You will be responsible for planning, organising and evaluating youth work activities such as arts & crafts sessions, sports events, team challenges and more specific activities such as Youth Achievement Award projects and residential learning experiences. Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid. The Individual You must have the ability to engage positively with groups of young people and develop strong, positive and trusting relationships in order to support them to make informed choices in their lives. The post holder should have good organisational and time keeping skills and have the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Although no formal qualifications are necessary, a SVQ2 or SVQ3 in Youth Work / PDA Youth Work would be desirable. The post holder should be IT literate and be viewed by young people attending youth work projects and clubs, as a positive role model and influence in their lives. A condition of the post is that you undertake and complete core training as a requirement of the post within 1 year of appointment. Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland. For further information, please contact: T essa Sim55 Ext 450834