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: £22,380 - £24,214
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, cannabis, tobacco and e-cigarette 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, PDA Youth Work, HNC Working With Communities or a similar discipline, with 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.
We look forward to reading your application.
The LANDED Team.
How to Apply