JOB OPPORTUNITY! Outreach & Support Worker (Glasgow)

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, who identifies with our values of Trust, Respect, Diversity, Inclusion, Environment and Personal Development, to recruit and support a diverse range of young people into and through our programmes and on to positive destinations following graduation.

The job will also include building a network of local referrers, public speaking to interested groups, staff teams and funders, presenting our programmes in engaging and creative ways to young people interested in joining our programmes and supporting them on their journey with Venture Scotland and beyond.

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 post is a full-time position.

Location: Glasgow

Contact: 12 months (may be extended beyond this, subject to future funding).

Salary: £21,361 – £23,585 per annum + 5% employer pension contribution (with 5% employee contribution)

Closing Date: Monday 11th April 2022.

This role is considered ‘regulated work’ as it involves activities with both children and protected adults. Under our safeguarding policy, this role will require a PVG.

If you are applying for this role you need to prove that you have the right to live and work in the UK. If you do not possess this right, then your application will not be considered.

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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