Regen:fx Youth Trust
Regen:fx Youth Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC038525

Regen:fx Youth Trust is a charity established in 2007. We believe that with strong partnership working anything is possible and that young people can do it for themselves when properly supported.

Current vacancies

Youth Support Worker (GoTo)

  • Part time
  • £24,891 pro-rata
  • Base Larkhall – other venues throughout South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 25th September 2019

This is a new early intervention programme for mental health & wellbeing in young people aged 14-18 referred to the service who are experiencing mild mental health, emotional and or behavioural issues.

The project is a pilot and the first of it’s kind devised by a consortium of five partners.

We intend to use a unique blend of Youth Work, Counselling and CBT interventions to prevent escalation of poor mental health in young people. Our programme will be flexible to the needs of our young people and therefore the staff we are looking to attract to this new venture would need to have a similar outlook to their work pattern.

Although the project is only funded for one year through Aspiring Communities Fund it is our ambition if successful to use our robust evaluation information to approach other funders to extend the life of the project.

Regenfx Youth Trust and Liber8 will lead the project and appoint the necessary staff. We need dynamic and driven individuals to take up the posts of 2 x Qualified Counsellors and a Youth Support Youth Worker to assist the Project Co-ordinator.

The Youth Support Worker role will be to motivate participants to engage in programmes of activity that they will deliver including, youth leader and peer education training courses.

Your responsibilities will also include recruiting and supporting volunteers through the Youth Advisory Panel and creating opportunities for co-production of services. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in working with young people. For this post you will be employed by Regenfx; Counsellors will be employed by Liber8.

Car and Driving Licence required.

Shortlist

Drama Youth Worker (THE STREET)

  • Part time
  • £24,891 pro-rata
  • Base Larkhall/Hamilton – throughout South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 22nd October 2019

We require a dynamic and driven individual to take up the post of Drama Youth Worker for our acclaimed and award winning project The Street. The Street uses a special blend of Youth Work, Immersive Theatre and Intensive Workshops to raise young people’s awareness and provide consequential learning.

The progamme runs all year with live performances taking place twice weekly from October to March. The post holder will work with young people to explore issues they would like to tackle through live performances for their peers.

You will help the Youth Support Worker recruit targeted young people who are hard to engage and may be experiencing multiple challenges in their lives. Your key role will be to enthuse, motivate and train the young people in all things drama related.

Your responsibilities will also include development of the set and co-ordination of all required props We need someone special who can help take the project to the next level with the small staff team.

Preferably the successful applicant will have a proven track record in working with young people using drama as a method of making a difference to people’s lives. A strong portfolio is desirable.

Shortlist

Youth Support Worker (The Street)

  • Full time
  • £28,345
  • Base Larkhall/Hamilton – throughout South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 22nd October 2019

We require a dynamic and driven individual to take up the post of Youth Support Worker for our acclaimed and award winning project The Street. The Street uses a unique blend of youth work, immersive theatre and intensive workshops to young people overcome challenges in their lives. The project also raises young people’s awareness of many different issues facing them today provide consequential learning.

The project runs all year round with Cast & Crew performing live twice weekly from October to March. The post holder will work with the Drama Worker and the young people to explore issues they would like to tackle through developing scripts and live performances to be delivered to their peers.

The post holder will lead on recruiting targeted young people who are hard to engage and may be experiencing multiple challenges in their lives. Your key role will be to provide groupwork and 1:1 support for the young people 14yrs plus; recruit and train volunteers; support a small staff and volunteer team. We need someone committed to developing young people and can take the project to the next level.

The successful applicant will need a strong proven track record in assisting young people into positive destinations. They need to be dedicated to making a difference to young peoples lives through outcome focused interventions and have a suitable qualification in youth work.

Car and Driving Licence required.

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Sessional Youth Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Larkhall, Blantyre, Springhall & Whitlawburn
  • Closing 22nd October 2019

We require multiple Youth Workers, on a part-time basis, to develop and deliver youth activities including educational programmes across South Lanarkshire for young people aged 10 – 21yrs with limited targeted provision for 8 & 9yr olds.

You should have a genuine interest in working with young people, excellent communication skills and be able to build positive relationships with young people, staff and the local community. Any specialist skills in sport, ICT/multimedia, technology, music and arts would be welcomed.

You will create and motivate young people to participate in youth activities, pursue opportunities that can lead to young people being empowered.

Successful applicants will have a proven track record in working with young people

Shortlist