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Application notes: To apply for this role, please read the application guidance and send completed application form by email to recruitment@syp.org.uk. The application deadline is Thursday 30th May 2024 at 12pm.

  • Job Title: Youth Engagement Worker
  • Reports to: Participation and Programmes Manager
  • Salary: £12.00 per hour
  • Hours of work: 20 hours per week (normally between Monday – Friday, with occasional evenings and weekends)
  • Contract: Fixed Term: 6 months – June to December 2024

We are excited to announce the opportunity for two Youth Engagement Workers to join the SYP team.

The Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) has been commissioned by Police Scotland to carry out a programme of engagement with care experienced young people to make recommendations which will inform the next Police Scotland Corporate Parenting Plan.

Working within SYP’s youth-led structure, between June and December 2024, two Youth Engagement Workers (supported by the Participation and Programmes team) will design, deliver, and evaluate this engagement programme, presenting their findings and recommendations to Police Scotland.

Due to the nature of this work, we are particularly interested in hearing from 16–26 year-old young people who have direct experience of care.

The application deadline is Thursday 30th May 2024 at 12pm.

Interviews and a short youth engagement activity or presentation will be held on 4th June 2024, either face to face at our office or via MS Teams. Successful candidates will be expected to start in the week commencing 10th June 2024. 

Late applications will not be accepted. 

Application notes: To apply for this role, please read the application guidance and send completed application form by email to recruitment@syp.org.uk. If you would like a confidential discussion about this role please contact Debbie Hammell, Participation and Programmes Manager.

Youth Engagement Worker Job Description PDF
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