Job Vacancy – Youth Worker, Full time, based in Aberdeen

New year, New challenge? Could you help our Young Peoples Sensory Service shape the future of young people with sensory loss?

NESS is the leading local provider of services for people who are blind, Deaf, or have hearing or sight loss.

We are seeking to recruit a

Youth Worker (£25,799 – £28,123)
Full time based in Aberdeen (36.25 hrs per week)

Our highly successful Young People’s Sensory Service (YPSS), delivers activities for children and young people who have sensory loss, helping them build confidence, independence and ambition.

You’ll need:
– A professional qualification or Recognised Prior Learning, equivalent to SCQF level 6, in a relevant field.
– At least two years’ relevant professional experience working with young people.
– Clean driving license and access to a car.
– Availability to work throughout the school holidays.

“You get to see children and young people that generally struggle with their self-esteem and confidence, blossoming with our support and the positive environment.”

Diana, YPSS Service Co-ordinator.

See and hear more from Diana here:

YPSS is partly funded by BBC Children in Need and The National Lottery’s Young Start programme.
All posts at NESS require membership of the PVG scheme and a disclosure check.
Informal enquiries about this vacancy can be made to Adam Hillhouse, on the number below.

Closing date: 8th March 2024 at noon
Interviews expected w/c 18th March 2024

Application forms may be downloaded via the links below or are available from: North East Sensory Services, 21 John Street Aberdeen AB25 1BT.
Tel: 0345 27 12345

Download and complete all forms:

Job description

Person specification

Guidelines for filling in a form

Equal opportunity monitoring form

NESS’ Vision, Values and Leadership qualities

Application form

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