“16-25’s” Network Officer
Hours and Pattern of Work: 10.5 hours/week. Availability to work flexibility is desirable.
Salary: £7,917 (£14.50 per hour) plus Employer Pension Contribution
Location: Scottish Borders – YouthBorders is a hybrid working organisation – with a mix of home-based, office-based (Newtown St.Boswells), and outreach-based working expected.
Contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2024
Responsible to: Senior Membership Development Officer
YouthBorders is the network of voluntary and community-based youth organisations in the Scottish Borders, supporting and promoting good quality youth work.
With funding from the Third Sector Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, we have the opportunity for a new post to join our team. This is a fixed term post, to March 2024, to establish and maintain an effective network of community and voluntary sector organisations who provide services to young adults aged 16-25. The aim is to connect organisations and support collaboration and improvement for young people’s transition between child and adult services. There is a primary focus on support for emotional health and wellbeing, but secondary focuses will include employability, housing, and other key transitions. The post-holder will work with existing member groups within the YouthBorders network and with partners beyond our membership. They will facilitate an effective collaborative network which can interface with public service partners, and which can amplify the lived experience of young adults.
Successful applicants will be motivated and driven, with a commitment and passion to strengthening communities. You will be reliable, proactive, and engaged. You will be able to work with minimal supervision and be flexible, responsive, and adaptable. You will have experience of facilitation, supporting networks, and participatory engagement.
How to Apply:
Expressions of Interest are invited by submission of a CV to email@example.com to be received no later than 11am on Friday 24th June 2022.
If you would like to speak to our team prior to applying please email our Chief Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07725 075 458.