Outreach & Support Worker

Venture Scotland offers an outdoor-based personal development programme which empowers young people aged 16-30, who face complex and difficult challenges in their lives and want help to change.

We focus on the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our Young People working with them to make lasting changes to their lives and helping them play a positive role in their communities.

We are seeking an Outreach and Support Worker to recruit and support a diverse range of young people to our programmes.

The job will also include building a network of local referrers, public speaking to interested groups, staff teams and funders. Presenting our programme, in engaging and creative ways, to young people interested in joining our programme and supporting them on their journey with Venture Scotland. Initially this role will cover both Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Do you want to work in a supportive team of people, who really care about the young people we are helping? Do you want to work in an organisation who listens, values everyone views and cares about the health and wellbeing of their staff? Do you understand the transformative effect of the outdoors? Are you passionate about #ChangingYoungLives Outdoors?

Further Information

This position is a full-time position and initially a 12-month fixed contract (potentially leading to permanent position)

Location: Edinburgh
Deadline: Tuesday 21st July 2020
Salary: £20,412 – £22,624 per annum + 5% employer pension contribution (with 5% employee contribution)

For further information, details on how to apply and a full job description and person specification please contact admin@venturescotland.org.uk

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