Youth Worker - Scalloway Youth Club

Shetland Islands Council
17 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

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The Youth Worker’s role is to contribute to the delivery of youth work opportunities in a variety of settings, including youth clubs and in collaboration with schools and other agencies. Youth Workers will report to a Youth Development Worker and will work closely with other youth work staff and volunteers to maximise opportunities for young people to access social and personal development as well as learning opportunities.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information
  • The grade of this post is E
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0349 per hour
  • Permanent Term Time Part Time post for 4 hours per week, 36 weeks per year plus 5.58 weeks (pro rata) paid holiday to be taken during school holidays
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • Not suitable for Job Share
  • Not suitable for Remote Working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

Proposed Interview Date: 14 November 2016

This post is based at Scalloway Youth Club

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Wendy Lowe, Youth Development Worker, on 01595 743894 or email

See also:
Employee Benefits Aug 2016.pdf
Youth Worker (Generic) JPPS (E).pdf
Conditions of Service - Local Government Employees - May 2016.pdf