Scottish Sports Futures Sessional Worker (multiple posts)

Hours: Flexible hours (typically 2-20 hours per week)
Contract: Sessional Worker Contract
Salary: £9.90- £13.91 per hour
Based: Various Role across Fife, Glasgow, North Ayrshire, and Stirling

Background

Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

The Role

We are currently recruiting for Workers to join our bank of sessional staff, to undertake work on a flexible basis. SSF Workers may be offered a variety of assignments, depending on their skills, experience, and availability. Roles include Physical Activity Coaches, Youth Workers, Nutrition and Exercise Workers, and Health and Wellbeing Workers. You will have the opportunity to discuss and agree assignments with your supervisor.

All SSF staff have responsibility for achieving SSF’s strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing, and Strengthening Communities. SSF Sessional Workers have the specific responsibility of delivering SSF’s delivery programmes across our four key local authorities: Fife, Glasgow, North Ayrshire and Stirling. Sessional Workers may work on one or more of our delivery programmes.

Main Duties

  • Plan and effectively lead community projects for local young people and/or families
  • Develop a relationship with young people based on respect and trust, ensuring they have a safe place to develop their identity and place in society.
  • Ensure SSF values are at heart of all delivery and support the wellbeing and development of participants.

How to Apply

A full job pack with details of how to apply can be downloaded from the Vacancies page of our website.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, nationality (including citizenship), disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy and maternity status, or socio-economic background.

We particularly welcome applicants with one of more of these protected characteristics, as we are currently underrepresented within our staff team. We also particularly welcome applications from those with lived experience of the challenges faced by the young people, families, and communities we serve.

Date published: 17 May 2022
Date updated: 17 May 2022

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