Youth Worker X2 Pathways To Success job in Edinburgh at Midlothian Council

Youth Worker X2 - Pathways to Success

Company: Midlothian Council

Location: Pathhead UK

Date Posted:Apr 26, 2018

Job Advert The PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS Support Service is an integral part of the Additional Support Needs provision of Midlothian Council. The service provides a flexible approach to meeting the needs of children and young people experiencing a range of social, emotional and behavioural needs. Services are delivered to the 6 Secondary Schools. The multi-disciplinary team consists of:• ASN Schools Group Manager• Depute Headteacher• 2 x Principal Teachers• Support Teachers • Youth Work Co-ordinator • Youth Workers• Administrative Staff. The team provide an outreach service to promote inclusion and sustain inclusive practices through service activities that aim to develop and enhance the skills of both children and staff operating in a range of systems and contexts. A limited number of off-site supported placements are available at Pathways to Success for secondary aged children experiencing significant SEBN and who are currently supported by the service in other interventions. Here they experience environments which allow them to continue with an education following a broad general curriculum and a senior phase, is responsive to their emotional and educational needs and maximises their achievements. The aim is always to enable children to gain the skills required to make a successful transition into full time mainstream education.We are seeking enthusiastic, dynamic, creative and innovative Youth Workers to join our team. There can be opportunities, at points, to move from 52 week working to 39 week working within our current structure.You are required to have a minimum qualification of PDA in Youth Work or SVQ Level 3Fully trained jobholders must hold a minimum SVQ3 level qualification in Youth Work, or equivalent subject, and have experience leading youth activities.Youth Worker (B) Experienced jobholders who have not yet attained the SVQ3 level qualification in Youth Work but are currently studying towards it will be paid at scp 30.Youth Worker (A) jobholders who can demonstrate literacy and numeracy equivalent to standard grade level 3 and who have considerable youth work experience will be paid at scp 22.Job VacancyPosition Title: Youth Worker – Pathways to SuccessPosition Number: DEAC006Directorate: Education, Communities & EconomyLocation: Pathways to Success, Pathhead, Midlothian, EH37 5SGContract Status: PermanentHours of Work: 30 Hours per WeekWorking Pattern: Monday – Thursday: 08:30 – 15:30Friday: 08:30 – 13:00Weeks per year: 39Closing Date: Thursday 10 May 2018Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 14 May 2018Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.Based on you working 30 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £15,752.30 per annum.RequirementsRegulated Work with Children This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and/or protected adults. Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit Additional InformationIf you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing attached documentation, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team, stating the post reference number.Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter. View full job description
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