Participation Worker (388755)
 

Salary range: £23067 - £25941 (pro-rata)
FTE: 0.5 (17.5 hours/week)
Term: Fixed Term (6 months) with indicative funding for a further 12 months
Closing date: 15/08/2021

Do you want to help to improve how Scotland responds to children and young people who come into conflict with the law? Do you have a track record of delivering effective participation activity and working with key stakeholders? Are you approachable, courageous, optimistic, compassionate, innovative and determined? Then this new and exciting opportunity to work as a key part of CYCJ is for you. 

As the participation worker, you will support the delivery of an ambitious participation strategy for CYCJ, support our group of secure care experienced children & young people, link with our Youth Justice Voices Project and help embed participation across the youth justice sector.

You will have proven ability in engaging and building effective working relationships at all levels and a demonstrated ability to work autonomously. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and young people, as well as partners from various settings.  

You will work closely with Practice Development Advisors and other CYCJ staff who will lead on the delivery of a wide range of projects and programmes. You will be a self-starter who likes to be part of a team and who relishes challenges. You will require flexibility in your approach including working outside of an office environment.

The post holder will report to Practice Team Advisor.

About CYCJ

CYCJ works towards ensuring that Scotland’s approach to children and young people in conflict with the law is rights-respecting, contributing to better outcomes for our children, young people and communities. Children and young people are at the heart of all our activity, although one of our key mechanism for change is by supporting policymakers and practitioners.  

Applications from people with justice/secure care experience are particularly welcome as are secondments.  

Please note this part-time post is fixed term for 6 months, with indicative funding for a further 12 months


Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Debbie Nolan at  cycj@strath.ac.uk

Formal interviews for this post will be held on 24th August 2021

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Faculty
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department/School
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Staff Category
Administrative and Professional Services
Type of Employment
Fixed-term
Working Hours
Part-time
 
Salary range: £23067 - £25941 (pro-rata)
FTE: 0.5 (17.5 hours/week)
Term: Fixed Term (6 months) with indicative funding for a further 12 months
Closing date: 15/08/2021

Do you want to help to improve how Scotland responds to children and young people who come into conflict with the law? Do you have a track record of delivering effective participation activity and working with key stakeholders? Are you approachable, courageous, optimistic, compassionate, innovative and determined? Then this new and exciting opportunity to work as a key part of CYCJ is for you. 

As the participation worker, you will support the delivery of an ambitious participation strategy for CYCJ, support our group of secure care experienced children & young people, link with our Youth Justice Voices Project and help embed participation across the youth justice sector.

You will have proven ability in engaging and building effective working relationships at all levels and a demonstrated ability to work autonomously. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and young people, as well as partners from various settings.  

You will work closely with Practice Development Advisors and other CYCJ staff who will lead on the delivery of a wide range of projects and programmes. You will be a self-starter who likes to be part of a team and who relishes challenges. You will require flexibility in your approach including working outside of an office environment.

The post holder will report to Practice Team Advisor.

About CYCJ

CYCJ works towards ensuring that Scotland’s approach to children and young people in conflict with the law is rights-respecting, contributing to better outcomes for our children, young people and communities. Children and young people are at the heart of all our activity, although one of our key mechanism for change is by supporting policymakers and practitioners.  

Applications from people with justice/secure care experience are particularly welcome as are secondments.  

Please note this part-time post is fixed term for 6 months, with indicative funding for a further 12 months


Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Debbie Nolan at  cycj@strath.ac.uk

Formal interviews for this post will be held on 24th August 2021

Click here for full details