SSF Physical Activity Coach and Youth Worker (Health and Wellbeing)

Programme: Active:2:Grow
Post(s): Support Worker
Contract: Sessional Worker Contract
Hours: Wednesday evenings, 5:30pm – 8:30pm (3 hours total per week)
Pay: £10.92 per hour
Responsible to: Youth Development Coordinator (Mental Health)
Location: Helenslea, Glasgow

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

All SSF staff have a responsibility for achieving SSF’s strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing, and Strengthening Communities.

SSF Physical Activity Coach and Youth Workers have the specific responsibility of delivering SSF’s Wellbeing programme, Active:2:Grow within Glasgow

The Active:2:Grow programme is a wellbeing programme for young people aged 11-14 years old who are experiencing mental health issues. The programme uses a combination sport and physical activity and youth work to support the young people and their mental health. The programme is delivered in partnership with SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health).

How to Apply

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

The closing date for applications is open until the position is filled.

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: 05 May 2022
Date updated: 05 May 2022

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