JOB OPPORTUNITY – Stores Technician (Edinburgh)

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, to create and sustain change.

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

We are seeking a Stores Technician who identifies with our values of Trust, Respect, Diversity, Inclusion, Environment and Personal Development, to assist the Edinburgh and Glasgow Delivery Teams to deliver our outdoors based, long term Journey programme. There will be opportunities to go on Outdoor activities with our Outdoor Programme Leaders and attend activity training for your own personal development. You will also assist the Delivery teams in day to day administration tasks, such as keeping the drying room clean and tidy, cleaning, storing, maintaining and  repairing  activity equipment. The job will also involve ordering food, updating notice boards. You will be based in Edinburgh but this role will include assisting the Glasgow Delivery team, too (your travel to Glasgow will be reimbursed).

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’s 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

Part time: 15 hours per week

Contract: 12 months (may be extended subject to funding)

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: SJC Scale 13-17 (£20,373-£21,002) + 5% Employer Pension & 5% Employee Contribution (Pro Rata – based on 37 hours full time)

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, please email to obtain a full job description and person specification plus more details on how to apply.

Deadline: Wednesday 31 August 2022