Job Title: Development Officer
Location: 3A King Street, Wishaw (with travel around Lanarkshire)
Reports to: Senior Development Officer/Service Manager
Hours: 37 hours per week, including some evening and occasional weekend work
Salary: £25914 - £28384
LANDED Peer Education Service is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with excellent communication skills to join our existing team. The post holder will be responsible for delivering and developing a range of awareness-raising inputs that aim to increase knowledge and understanding of risk-taking behaviours, including drug, alcohol, tobacco, vaping, sexual health and relationship issues among young people and staff who work directly with young people.
LANDED is a Lanarkshire-based charity that raises awareness of youth health issues to encourage young people to take responsibility for their own health and well-being. There are four distinct strands to our work: Supporting young people to become efficient peer educators, raising awareness of health issues among young people attending groups in the community, increasing the knowledge, understanding and capacity of staff members through staff training delivery, and resource development – developing resources to support workshop and training delivery.
The successful candidate must hold a qualification in a related field, for example, BA Community Development and relevant experience working with young people in a community setting
PDA Youth Work, HNC Working With Communities or a similar discipline, will be considered with 5+ years of relevant experience working with young people in a community setting
The successful candidate must hold a full driving licence and have full access to a car as there is a requirement to be fully mobile throughout Lanarkshire with the ability to transport volunteers and equipment as required
A PVG check will be conducted on any successful candidate before employment commences
We would encourage any potential applicant to have a good look through our website and social media pages to get a feel for what we do.
You are welcome to arrange an informal meeting or a call with us to discuss the role and meet the team before applying.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting, or to discuss anything about the role.
We look forward to reading your application.
The LANDED Team.
The closing date for applications is Midnight on Monday the 26th of June 2023.
Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday the 27th of June, and successful applicants will be invited to interview.
Interviews are anticipated to be on Thursday the 6th & Friday the 7th of July 2023.
How to Apply
Please download the application pack below to apply for this position, and for more information on what the role involves. You can also view and apply on Goodmoves here.
CV’s will not be accepted.
Completed applications should be sent to email@example.com by Midnight on Monday the 26th of June 2023.