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Connect Project Support Worker


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Connect Project Support Worker

35 Hours
Based in Kirkwall
£22,068 (Including Islands Allowance)
VAO’s Connect Project provides individually customised skills development, training and volunteering opportunities for young people aged between 15 and 21 who require more choices and more chances.  The project targets those who are at risk of not entering or becoming disengaged with formal education or training.
The Project Support Worker will work closely with the Co-ordinator to devise and deliver a range of individual learning opportunities, volunteer placements. You should have the ability to relate to young people and understand the issues that affect them and a flexible and sensitive approach to dealing with individual needs. You must be flexible, motivated and have the ability to work collaboratively within a small staff team.  A current UK driving licence and transport is essential for this role.
This post requires a PVG scheme membership with regard to regulated work with children and protected adults.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 5pm
Interviews are being held Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Previous applicants need not apply
Application packs available from Voluntary Action Orkney, 6 Bridge Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1HR. Tel. 01856 872897; also available by downloading the informatoin below.  For further information please contact Fraser Devine on 01856872897

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