Job Title: Digital Youth Work Officer

Pay Grade: £24,173 – £26,762 per annum, dependent on experience

Duration: Fixed term to 31st August 2019, funding dependent thereafter

Hours: Full-time, 37hrs per week, including evening and weekend work

Leave: 35 days

Probation: 6 months

Pension: Auto-enrolment with TPT Solutions Flexible Retirement Plan
Closing Date: Tuesday 21st August 2018 (4pm)

Interview Date: Tuesday 28th August (provisional)

Our client’s mission is to play a leading role in the provision of quality youth work to LGBTI young people that promotes their health and wellbeing, and to be a valued and influential partner in LGBTI equality and human rights.

At this time, our client is currently looking for enthusiastic and digitally skilled individual to join the team as a Digital Youth Work Officer.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • To provide support and advice to young people online
  • To train, co-ordinate and supervise digital youth work staff and volunteers
  • To ensure that young people have opportunities to participate in our digital youth work
  • To co-manage youth work content on LGBT Youth Scotland’s main website including the live chat function
  • To manage & develop LGBT Youth Scotland’s key multimedia platforms for communication with young people
  • To work alongside the Communications Officer to deliver strategically connected communications to young people
  • To better connect LGBTI young people with their allies (supportive peers, teachers and youth workers) at school and in the wider community
  • To ensure LGBTI young people have better access to information and support through effective digital platforms
  • To work within LGBT Youth Scotland’s framework of policies and procedures, particularly in relation to the protection of children, young people and adults at risk
  • To deliver training to staff and volunteers on multimedia, communications and online child protection work
  • To contribute to key organisational priorities outlined in LGBT Youth Scotland’s ‘Strategy for a Sustainable Future’, and other tasks as required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent demonstrable experience of work with children and young people.
  • Supporting and working with young people.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of equalities issues and the issues affecting LGBT young people.
  • Excellent knowledge of ICT and multimedia.
  • Website maintenance experience using a CMS.
  • Experience of dealing with and responding to Child Protection concerns.
  • Experience of co-ordinating and supervising sessional staff and volunteers.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are seeking a new career, then send your CV to, with the subject line referring to the position and where you found it. Alternatively, call 01772 886799.

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