Youth and Children’s Worker (Sorry this role has now closed)

The BIG Project is recruiting a Youth and Children’s Worker and is seeking a committed and experienced individual who brings energy and enthusiasm to join our team.

The Big Project is a community-based Youth and Children’s Project which supports children and young people, aged 5-18 years living in the Broomhouse Area of Edinburgh to learn, achieve, have fun and feel good about themselves.  Delivering high-quality provision to the children and young people of The Broomhouse area of Southwest Edinburgh for over 16 years The BIG Project is now an established and much-valued resource with a good track record.

FULL-TIME POST:              Youth and Children’s Worker

SALARY SCALE:                 £23,526 – £28,116 per annum

HOURS:                               37.5 hours per week

*This post is initially offered for a fixed term of 3 years and is dependent thereafter on future funding being available.

Purpose of Job

The Youth and Children’s Worker will take a lead in developing and supporting The BIG Project’s community-based services to children and young people aged 5 – 18 years including a universal open-access youth and children’s work programme, targeted group work, and individual support.

They will be responsible for developing an innovative programme of exciting and attractive activities, including holiday provision and residential as well as leading on both the consultation and evaluation of this work. They will also support the Sessional staff and Volunteers involved in these programmes.

Deadline for returning applications is Thursday 17th January 2019  at 2.00 pm

Interviews for the post will be held on Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Please submit one copy of the application form and an equality monitoring form to 

or applications can be posted to:

The BIG Project

Broomhouse Primary School

33/39 Saughton Road

Edinburgh EH11 3RQ

Late postal applications will not be accepted.

Applications must be on The BIG Project application form provided.

Please do not send any additional information.