Canongate Youth works alongside children and young people to provide a fun, nurturing and empowering space for them to develop, have fun and realise their potential. Our vision is for children and young people to be happy healthy and secure, belong in their communities and become confident and fulfilled adults. We are currently recruiting the following post
Children’s Worker (5-12 year olds)
Part Time 12 hours per week at £19,300 pro rata
(Funded for 1 year with possible extension dependent on funding)
Hours of work- Tuesday 3pm-6pm, Wednesday 5-8pm and Friday 1-4pm, with a degree of flexibility around the remaining hours.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and fun person who can deliver an innovative and relevant programme of children’s work in a variety of settings. The successful post holder will be involved in the delivery of our current provision which includes a children’s club for 5-7 year olds & 8-10 year olds and an outdoor play ranger service. They will be an excellent communicator, with experience of working with children and be able to demonstrate the ability to build positive relationships with various stakeholders. We are looking for someone to help us work towards our outcomes and uphold the values of the organisation.
The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.
The closing date for this post is Wednesday 26th June at 12 noon. Interviews will be held on Friday 5th July
For further information about CY and for an application pack please visit our website www.canongateyouth.org.uk or call us on 0131 556 9389.
All applications should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org or Canongate Youth, South Bridge Resource Centre, 6 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT