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26 January 2022    |    General

Job Opportunity (Dumfries & Galloway)

Senior Youth Worker (Permanent) Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway

£26,845-27,993 (pro-rata 21 hours over 3 days)

Gatehouse of Fleet YMCA are looking for a new Senior Youth Worker. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced youth worker ready to take their next step or a Senior Youth Worker looking for a new opportunity to deliver a high-quality youth programme at the Drop In Youth Centre in Gatehouse of Fleet, where you will be managing a team of 2 part-time youth workers and volunteers. 


As a Senior Youth Worker, you must be a dynamic and engaging person with an excellent youth work background, strong communication and coaching skills, as well as management experience. Within this role you have a commitment to delivering a high-quality youth programme in line with our aims and values.  The Senior Youth Worker will play a central role in the management, delivery and development of our activities and projects. To ensure influence and shape our ongoing strategic development you will work closely with the Gatehouse of Fleet community and other key stakeholders such as the wider community and partners. 

The Drop In, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is a secure, comfortable, creative environment where young people can meet and take part in activities which they have helped to plan and finance. We provide activities for young people 2-3 times per week with some weekend activities and occasional UK and international trips. 


The post-holder will work 7 hours per day (normally Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2-9pm) with occasional Saturday work.

The post is subject to a successful PVG scheme check. Closing Date for applications: 16 February2022 Apply to: info.gatehouseymca@gmail.com Interviews for this role will take place in February and will be a 2 stage process.

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