Sessional Youth Workers – Dalkeith

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Sessional Youth Workers

Location: Dalkeith

Reference:  CFS23/51

Hours: 3 to 11 hours per week*

Starting salary:  £11.34 hourly rate


This is an exciting opportunity to support our Midlothian service, with children, young people and their families in a group based environment.  We are looking for enthusiastic, warm, creative and relational workers to compliment our team to provide activities for children in the setting of the Woman’s Supper Club and also to support our weekend / school holiday family activity sessions#.


Experience of working with young people and their families is essential, with experience of working in a play based setting advantageous. You will be supporting young people from birth to 18 using a variety of approaches predominantly in a group work setting.


You will be expected to take a lead role in planning the activities and ensuring that resources are kept up to date and linking with the Midlothian team.


We are keen to recruit more than one person to provide flexibility in service delivery, and provide cover for sickness, holidays etc.


So if you consider yourself to be compassionate, creative and committed, and have experience in activity based support for children and their families, we’d love to hear from you.


*Hours :


  • 3 hours on Thursday evenings 4 – 6.30pm with 30 mins planning time outwith
  • 3-8 hours alternate weekends / weekly holiday provision:  this is to be confirmed dependent on activities undertaken.


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Closing date: 31 December 2023


Interviews: on a rolling basis


Children 1st has a long tradition of valuing and involving volunteers. To find out more about volunteering with us, please visit our website.


The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st